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January 31 2023

Federal funding for Invent Penn State empowers Pennsylvania workforce

Invent Penn State received $300,000 in new federal funding to support economic and entrepreneurial growth focused on Industry 4.0 workforce development and entrepreneurial training for rural business founders.
January 27 2023

Alumni-owned barber wear startup SLCKR experiences growth in 2022

Penn State alumni Tyler Tracey and Ben Johnson launched elevated barber wear startup SLCKR in January 2021. They were able to grow their business through the Invent Penn State Summer Founders Program. Two years later, SLCKR ended 2022 with more than $140,000 in sales. 
January 27 2023

Alumni-owned barber wear startup SLCKR growing with help from Invent Penn State

Penn State alumni Tyler Tracey and Ben Johnson launched elevated barber wear startup SLCKR in January 2021. They were able to grow their business through the Invent Penn State Summer Founders Program. Two years later, SLCKR ended 2022 with more than $140,000 in sales. 
January 24 2023

Applications open through March 1 for the sixth annual LION Tank competition

The Mont Alto LaunchBox powered by Penn State is hosting its sixth annual LION Tank on March 22. Regional entrepreneurs are invited to apply to participate in the pitch competition by midnight on March 1. 
January 24 2023

Barnes & Noble College announces grants to student programs across University

In a continuation of its longtime partnership with Penn State, Barnes & Noble College, a Barnes & Noble Education company, which operates the Penn State Bookstore, has awarded a 2022-23 round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives across the University.
January 24 2023

Barnes and Noble College announces grants to student programs across University

In a continuation of its longtime partnership with Penn State, Barnes & Noble College, a Barnes & Noble Education company, which operates the Penn State Bookstore, has awarded a 2022-23 round of grants to support a range of programs and initiatives across the University.