News and Stories

News and Stories

Students and researchers test new ideas at Innovation Café

At the Innovation Café fall forum event, organized by Penn State College of Medicine’s Office of Technology Development, engaging conversation and great ideas, were on the menu.

Allan Fausnaught's handmade drums

Student drums up new business venture

Mechanical engineering technology is Allan Fausnaught’s major. But music is his passion, and it has driven him to combine his affinity for working with his hands and his entrepreneurial spirit into a business –Woodland Percussions – creating handcrafted drums.

Capstone Project

Student innovation and creativity put on display at annual Capstone Design Conference

Bots that battle, a virtual art gallery, a solar powered lawn mower, and a charger that operates on body heat are just a few of the innovative, creative projects that will be on display at the Penn State Harrisburg School of Science, Engineering and Technology’s annual

Penn State President Eric Barron talks to student entrepreneurs

Penn State Harrisburg launches Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Penn State President Eric Barron and other Penn State and Penn State Harrisburg officials today joined with David Black, president and CEO of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and CREDC, to launch the Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Penn State Harrisburg. The center will enhance the entrepreneurial environment in Central Pennsylvania and encourage students, faculty and community members to transform their intellectual property and creative works into local businesses and industries.

Penn State Harrisburg students take top honor at HackPSU competition

A team of five students won the ‘hack challenge’ during Penn State’s 24-hour HackPSU competition.

Invent Penn State discussion to focus on entrepreneurship

Kevin Harter, professor of practice in entrepreneurship, and Dr. Susannah Gal, associate dean for research and outreach, will present “Invent Penn State: What is it and what does it mean for you? An introduction to campus resources that help you further develop your innovative ideas” on Wednesday, November 11 from noon to 1:30 p.m.