Community Outreach

Through its diverse event offerings, conference center services, and special interest resources, Penn State Great Valley creates a partnership among large businesses, local organizations, community members, and entrepreneurs in the Chester County and Greater Philadelphia areas.

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Community Events

Our campus hosts a variety of community events including film screenings, author talks, guest lectures, and music performances that are open to the public. Our campus art gallery exhibits works from local artists and community organizations.

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Corporate Alliance

Invest in the most important part of your business— your employees—with the Penn State Great Valley Corporate Alliance. Providing your employees access to a highly rated education will help develop a more skilled, engaged, and effective staff and positively impact your whole organization—and your bottom line. We offer companies an array of exclusive education and corporate benefits to meet individual workforce development needs.

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Center for Corporate Relations

We help your company identify and build lasting, mutually beneficial partnerships with Penn State Great Valley.

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Great Valley LaunchBox

The Great Valley LaunchBox aims to inspire, advise, and educate budding entrepreneurs by mentoring and advising early stage companies and founders while supporting and contributing to the entrepreneurial community in the greater Philadelphia area.

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The Conference Center at Penn State Great Valley

Host your next event at the Conference Center Building at Penn State Great Valley, which offers a 400-seat auditorium, 30 meeting rooms with seating for up to 100, and state-of-the-art technology. We will work with your business or organization to create, host, and support customized events in an academic environment.