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  • Pennsylvania SBDC State Director Christian Conroy  Elected to National Association of Small Business Development Centers Board

Pennsylvania SBDC State Director Christian Conroy Elected to National Association of Small Business Development Centers Board

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Christian Conroy, State Director of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC), has been elected to the Board of Directors of the national Association of Small Business Development Centers (ASBDC) for…
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Pennsylvania SBDC Hosts Shale Gas Professional Development

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On November 14 and 15, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) hosted a two-day event to train SBDC staff on the Shale Energy opportunities for small business.  The regional meeting…

  • Save the Date: U.S. Global Growth Conference Hosted by St. Vincent College SBDC

Save the Date: U.S. Global Growth Conference Hosted by St. Vincent College SBDC

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On March 22 and 23, 2013 the Saint Vincent College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host the 5th annual U.S. Global Growth Conference. This event will enhance attendees’ knowledge of international…

  • Temple University SBDC Hosts Consul General of Indonesia During Going Global Series

Temple University SBDC Hosts Consul General of Indonesia During Going Global Series

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On Friday, November 16 The Temple University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will host Ghafur Dharmaputra, Consul General of the General Republic of Indonesia as part of its Going Global Series. …

  • Small Business Saturday is November 24

Small Business Saturday is November 24

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Small Business Saturday is on November 24th. It is a day dedicated to helping small businesses and their communities. In 2010, American Express founded Small Business Saturday to help small businesses…

  • Pennsylvania SBDC Network Hosts Series of Events for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012

Pennsylvania SBDC Network Hosts Series of Events for Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012

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November 12-18, 2012 is the date for this year’s Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), an initiative of the Kauffman Foundation.  Over the course of five days, the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers…

  • Temple SBDC Director to Speak at Interagency Small Business Lending Forum in Philadelphia

Temple SBDC Director to Speak at Interagency Small Business Lending Forum in Philadelphia

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Temple University will be the location of a half-day program, "Financing Options and Opportunities for Small Businesses in Philadelphia,” on Thursday, November 8. The event is being sponsored by the Federal…

  • Scranton SBDC and Director Nominated for Sage Awards

Scranton SBDC and Director Nominated for Sage Awards

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The annual Sage Awards (Scranton's Award for Growth and Excellence) is the product of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and MetroAction's collaborative efforts. The awards recognize exceptionally talented and innovative businesses and individuals, particularly…
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Bucknell University SBDC Hosts Charles H. Coder Celebration of Growing Small Businesses

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From left to right: Bucknell President John Bravman, Rep. Fred Keller (PA House of Rep. 85 Dist.), Rep. Lynda Schlegel Culver (PA House of Rep, 108th Dist.) and recipient of The…

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Pennsylvania SBDC Urges Businesses to Prepare for Impacts of Hurricane Sandy

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is urging all small businesses throughout Pennsylvania to prepare now for the impacts of Hurricane Sandy.  While this storm has the potential to have…

  • Latino Business Resource Center at Kutztown University SBDC Receives $50,000 Award from National Penn Bank

Latino Business Resource Center at Kutztown University SBDC Receives $50,000 Award from National Penn Bank

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The Kutztown University's Latino Business Resource Center (LBRC), a program within the Kutztown University Small Business Development Center (SBDC), was awarded $50,000 by National Penn Bank  to continue and expand…

    • 2012 State Star Chuck Pierce

Pennsylvania SBDC Announces Chuck Pierce as ASBDC State Star

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(From Left): Chuck Pierce, Senior Business Consultant, Wilkes University SBDC, 2012 Pennsylvania State Star; Christian Conroy, State Director, Pennsylvania SBDCPennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) State Director Christian Conroy announced…

  • Pennsylvania Receives $2.35 million STEP Grant to Increase Small Business Exports

Pennsylvania Receives $2.35 million STEP Grant to Increase Small Business Exports

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Last week the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced it received a $2.35 million State Trade and Export Promotion (STEP) grant from the U.S. Small Business Administration. The…

  • Wharton SBDC to Participate in Public Hearing on Global Opportunities and Economic Development in Philadelphia

Wharton SBDC to Participate in Public Hearing on Global Opportunities and Economic Development in Philadelphia

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On Tuesday, October 9, Therese Flaherty, PhD, Director of the Wharton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will participate in a public hearing on how to take advantage of global opportunities to…

  • Nancy Crickman Reappointed to DEP’s Small Business Compliance Advisory Committee

Nancy Crickman Reappointed to DEP’s Small Business Compliance Advisory Committee

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Nancy Crickman, director of Environmental, Energy & Technology Services at the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) at the University of Pennsylvania has been reappointed by Governor Corbett to serve on…

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Shippensburg University SBDC Helps The Pet Store Secure State Grant to Reduce Lighting Energy Costs

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Pictured (left to right) Keila Fitz, general manager of The Pet Store; State Representative Rob Kauffman; Charles Haney, environmental consultant for the Shippensburg University SBDC; Jason Abela, legislative liaison for DEP;…

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Pennsylvania SBDC Partners with SBA and AARP for National Encore Entrepreneur Day Events in Eastern and Western Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) along with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and AARP will team up October 2 to present the first Encore Entrepreneur Day events in…

  • Learn How to Commercialize New Technologies at TCOMM Event on September 27

Learn How to Commercialize New Technologies at TCOMM Event on September 27

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The Duquesne University SBDC and the Pennsylvania SBDC Clean Tech Resource Center will host the Second Annual TCOMM (Technology Commercialization) Conference on Thursday, September 27, at the Holiday Inn in Oakland,…

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Wilkes University SBDC Secures Grant to Assist Business Owners Affected by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee in Northeast Pennsylvania

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From left: Wilkes University SBDC Director, Ruth Hughes; Pennsylvania SBDC State Director, Christian Conroy; Dean, Sidhu School of Business and Leadership, Wilkes University, Dr. Jeffrey Alves.As the one year anniversary…

  • Pennsylvania SBDC and U.S. Commercial Service Make Export Promotion Partnership Official

Pennsylvania SBDC and U.S. Commercial Service Make Export Promotion Partnership Official

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On Friday, July 27, 2012 the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and the U.S. Commercial Service officially signed an Export Promotion Partner MOU at the headquarters of mutual client Analytical…