President's remarks on PNC Bank's $1M investment in Happy Valley LaunchBox

January 22, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A $1 million investment by PNC Bank announced today (Jan. 22) will support Happy Valley LaunchBox, one of 17 Penn State-affiliated entrepreneurial spaces located across the Commonwealth. As part of the new partnership, Penn State President Eric Barron also announced a name change for the entrepreneurial center in State College, and said PNC’s vision and support will help to inspire and advance innovation and entrepreneurship in Pennsylvania.

“In recognition of PNC’s extraordinary commitment and vision, we have renamed the center Happy Valley LaunchBox, Powered by PNC Bank,” Barron said. “I’m thrilled that PNC is the first corporation to make this type of commitment in support of Invent Penn State.”

To read Barron’s full remarks about PNC’s support of Happy Valley LaunchBox, visit

Last Updated January 22, 2018