News & Events

Veteran launches haircare startup with support from Hazleton LaunchBox
Charlee Murdock, a veteran, Hazleton area community member, and single mother of three, has taken her experience in the beauty field and added a philanthropic twist to create her startup: Project Headway LLC. Project Headway is a salon located in...
Cybersecurity for Small Business Conference set for Nov. 15
A conference designed to arm small businesses with the knowledge to defend themselves against potential cyberattacks will be held at Penn State Hazleton on Wednesday, Nov. 15. It is free and open to the public. All attendees must register online. The...
Business owners in McAdoo visited during ‘Walk the Block’
HAZLETON, Pa. - A group from the Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq. and Penn State Hazleton visited businesses in McAdoo, Schuylkill County, during a recent "Walk the Block." Penn State Hazleton Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer Elizabeth...

Media Mentions


Events Calendar

Invent Penn State

*Note: To see more events offered across the LaunchBox & Innovation Network, uncheck Hosts in the above calendar

Invent Penn State News
February 13 2024

Six student startups to compete for up to $30,000 in Inc.U Competition

Six Penn State student startups have been selected as finalists in Invent Penn State’s Inc.U Competition. Each team will compete for a $30,000 cash investment pool in a pitch competition during Penn State Startup Week powered by PNC. Register to attend the live taping of the Inc.U Competition from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, March 16.
February 12 2024

Altoona Craft It, Pitch It, Win It competition deadline set for March 10

Do you need a website, logo design, or help with social media? Want to upgrade your e-commerce game? Apply for the Craft It, Pitch It, Win It competition by March 10 for a chance to win up to $10,000 in prize money.
February 8 2024

Berks LaunchBox celebrates fifth anniversary in GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

Since its inception, Berks LaunchBox has made a significant impact on the Berks County community. Over the last five years, Berks LaunchBox has assisted 582 entrepreneurs, taught new skills to 1,100 community members in its Makerspace, offered entrepreneurship classes to 3,800 community members, and impacted 1,042 students (elementary school through college). 
February 6 2024

Student startups: Apply for 2024 Summer Founders Program by March 8

Student startup teams from all Penn State campuses, including World Campus, are invited to apply to the 2024 Invent Penn State Summer Founders Program to receive a $15,000 grant to work on their startup, social good venture, or nonprofit over the summer.
February 1 2024

Start up your research: Apply now for March I-Corps Short Course

Penn State’s NSF I-Corps Short Course is accepting applications for its virtual March cohort. The no-cost program helps researchers test a startup idea through customer interviews and educational programming on the lean startup methodology. 
February 1 2024

Former Penn State student-athlete Omar X. Easy to lead new Brand Academy

Omar X. Easy, a former Penn State football student-athlete and Kansas City Chiefs and Oakland Raiders running back, has been appointed to lead The Penn State Brand Academy in his role as the assistant athletics director for the Brand Academy.