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Mar. 31, 2016

Happy Valley LaunchBox opens in downtown State College

A ceremonial ribbon cutting with Penn State President Eric Barron marked the opening of the Happy Valley LaunchBox, a State College-based business startup program that is part of the statewide Invent Penn State initiative.

Mar. 19, 2016

Abington debuts maker space/innovation hub

Penn State Abington LaunchBox at the Abington Art Center intentionally blurs the boundaries between analog and digital, art and science, traditional and experimental. Computers, laser and vinyl cutters, and 3D printers live side-by-side with sewing machines, saws, and tools of all description.

Feb. 04, 2016

Hoag appointed director of entrepreneurship and innovation minor

Anne Hoag, associate professor of communications, has been appointed director of the Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, effective January 2016.


Spring Speaker Series: Straight from the CEO

Feb. 06, 2019

Get the real scoop from those who’ve “been there, done that”? Our Spring Speaker Series kicks off February 13th and features CEOs who have founded their own businesses. Get actionable advice ...


Fall Speaker Series: Follow your Passion

Sep. 12, 2018

Get actionable advice on following your passion (and making something real). Our Fall Speaker Series kicks off September 26th. We’re featuring entrepreneurs who have followed their passion and created businesses they ...


Summer Speaker Series: Making it real

Jun. 05, 2018

Get actionable advice from experts (and get lunch). Our Summer Speaker Series kicks off June 13th here at the LaunchBox. We’re featuring tips and tricks to entrepreneurs on how to make ...

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