Technology Development launches Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars Program

The Penn State Hershey Office of Technology Development will launch the Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars Program on Tuesday, April 29, with two programs aimed at fostering a culture of innovation through mentoring.

From noon to 1 p.m., Glenn Prestwich, presidential professor of medicinal chemistry at the University of Utah, will speak on the importance of mentoring in the innovation process. Prestwich is the co-founder of eight companies and head of the Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars Program at the University of Utah. The discussion will focus on creating a culture of impact through faculty mentorship of entrepreneurial students. Registration is available at www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-a-culture-of-impact-faculty-mentors-for-student-entrepreneurs-april-29-2014-tickets-11071608479.

From 3 to 4 p.m., Prestwich will meet with students to discuss the importance of exploring entrepreneurship during their time in college regardless of chosen career path. Registration is available at www.eventbrite.com/e/exploring-entrepreneurship-as-a-student-april-29-tickets-11071843181.

To learn more about the Entrepreneurial Faculty Scholars Program, visit www2.med.psu.edu/technologydevelopment/innovators/entrepreneurial-faculty-scholars-program/.

Last Updated April 23, 2014