REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship

Student leverages coursework, University resources to launch esports app

Former professional esports player Rob Ambrose launched his own app for teams, coaches and analysts to discuss and draw strategies on in-game maps. A software engineering student at Penn State Great Valley, he competed — and won — the campus’ inaugural Lion Cage pitch competition. There, he discovered the University’s resources available to student entrepreneurs.

Penn State Great Valley to host Techstars Startup Weekend on May 31

Aspiring entrepreneurs can experience the highs, lows, pressure and fun that coincide with launching a product at Techstars Startup Weekend from May 31–June 2 at Penn State Great Valley. The immersive event will center on action, innovation, education and discovery as participants are challenged to build a business in 54 hours.

Great Valley Electronics Lab named for Chuck and Karen Thomas commitment

Advisory Board member and former part-time faculty member Chuck Thomas and his wife, Karen, have made a commitment to name the Electronics Lab at Penn State Great Valley. The lab provides classroom and working space for students in the regional engineering – multidisciplinary engineering design option and serves as a resource for the REV-UP Center for Entrepreneurship.