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College of Agricultural Sciences edition

College of Agricultural Sciences edition

Tuesday, September 8, 2020


Terry and Connie Eshenour

Eshenours bolster scholarships in Education, Ag Sciences with estate commitment

Terry and Constance (Connie) Eshenour were looking to make an even greater impact and leave a positive legacy. And when the University’s new Educational Equity Matching Program was announced this summer, they chose to make an additional $100,000 commitment to create two new scholarships for students who will help to create a stronger and more diverse Penn State.  Full story

Summer Founders student teams present their startup during virtual showcase event

Summer Founders program showcases record number of teams

Invent Penn State’s 2020 Summer Founders program, a 13-week student startup accelerator, wrapped up Aug. 12 in a virtual showcase after funding seven student-startup teams with $15,000 each to work on their startup, nonprofit, or social good full time over the summer. The program also matched teams with resources and entrepreneurial experts who provided mentorship.  Full story