The Institutes of Energy and the Environment (IEE) has awarded seed grants to 22 groups of interdisciplinary researchers for the 2020-21 award cycle. This year, seed grants were awarded to proposals focusing on at least one of IEE’s five strategic research themes — Climate and Ecosystem Change, Health and the Environment, Integrated Energy Systems, Urban Systems, and Water and Biogeochemical Cycles.
Bud Jones of Symmco Inc. in Sykesville, Pennsylvania, will offer the program "Welcome to the Center for Powder Metallurgy Technology" at 6 p.m. Monday, June 14, via Zoom. Jones is president of the Center for Powder Metallurgy Technology representing the Metal Powder Industry Federation.
The introductory American Sign Language class will meet from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning on Oct. 5. This class teaches finger spelling, conversational phrases, and a variety of commonly used signs.
The Penn State DuBois Athletic Department has been named winner of the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) 2021 National Directors Cup. DuBois also took the third spot in the USCAA 2021 National President's Cup.
Penn State DuBois has announced the campus dean’s list for the spring 2021 semester. In recognition of academic excellence, students who maintain a grade-point average of 3.50 or higher are named to the dean's list each semester.
The North Central PA LaunchBox will offer small business owners the chance to build marketing skills coming out of the pandemic with the latest program in the LaunchBox Speaker Series, "Social Media Marketing During a COVID and POST-COVID Economy for Small Business Owners," on June 9.
The North Central PA LaunchBox helped to make the end of the school year memorable for two students from DuBois Area High School. Peyton Kifer and Abigail Riffe, both 14 years old, were named winners in the inaugural LaunchBox “Dare to Dream” competition. Kifer took first place and Riffe second place in this pilot program that sought out ideas for new products or business ideas that would support the local economy.
The North Central PA LaunchBox Powered by Penn State DuBois partnered with Clearfield County Commissioners recently to process applications for the COVID-19 Hospitality Industry Recovery Program (CHIRP). Authorized and allocated by the state, Clearfield County distributed a total of $880,000 in grants to 31 businesses.
The North Central PA LaunchBox Speaker Series will offer “I Can’t Hear You Through the Mask: COVID Communication Concerns for the Hard of Hearing” at 6 p.m. June 2. This is a free virtual program delivered by Zoom.
The latest in a speaker series offered by the North Central PA LaunchBox, Penn State DuBois Continuing Education, and The North Central Partnership for Regional Economic Performance will help industry and business owners to navigate recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.