Penn State Great Valley is one of six campuses to receive a $50,000 seed grant to expand entrepreneurial endeavors through the Invent Penn State Initiative. The grant will establish the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship which will open this fall.
After being assigned to a new project team at Frontline Education, Laura Materi enrolled in Great Valley's project management certificate program. After gaining project management experience both in the classroom and at work, she sat for the PMP exam and received a promotion.
Starting in spring 2017, Penn State Great Valley will offer a 12-credit New Ventures and Entrepreneurship certificate for current and aspiring entrepreneurs to conceptualize and develop new business endeavors.
The Great Valley Alumni Society held an inaugural coat drive to support local Chester County citizens in need of warm clothing. Over 120 items went to Ann's Heart in Phoenixville in support of their Code Blue Winter Warming Center.