Students can pitch their business ideas and compete for cash prizes at Penn State Great Valley’s inaugural Student Pitch Day on April 27. Sponsored by the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship, this is an excellent opportunity for students to share their entrepreneurial visions with faculty and area professionals.
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.
Leo Daiuto joins Penn State Great Valley as the campus' entrepreneur-in-residence. With an background in computer science, Daiuto has started two technology-based businesses and will help the campus grow the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship.
After noticing a disconnect between the large local living economy of Philadelphia and its poverty rate, Penn State Great Valley faculty member Barrie Litzky decided to examine the idea of entrepreneurship as a vehicle for reducing hardship. She will present her research to the public at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9, on the Penn State Great Valley campus.