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    • Figliomeni Drug Store SBA Person of the Year 2012

University of Scranton SBDC Clients win SBA Small Business Persons of the Year, Young Entrepreneur of the Year

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Michael and Jennifer Mancuso, owners of Figliomeni Drug Store in Carbondale, PA were awarded Small Business Persons of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Eastern Pennsylvania District Office,…

  • Pennsylvania SBDC Joins USTDA Making Global Local Initiative

Pennsylvania SBDC Joins USTDA Making Global Local Initiative

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have joined with the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to become a partner in their Making Global Local initiative.  The aim of this…

  • Wharton School SBDC Hosts International Trade Events for Brazil and Nigeria

Wharton School SBDC Hosts International Trade Events for Brazil and Nigeria

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The Wharton School Small Business Development Center (SBDC) co-hosted “2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil: Opportunities for Trade, Investment and Tourism in Brazil” on June 5 at its University of Pennsylvania location. …

  • Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (Pennsylvania SBDC) and U.S. Commercial Service Launch Export Promotion Partnership

Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (Pennsylvania SBDC) and U.S. Commercial Service Launch Export Promotion Partnership

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On July 27, Congressman Jim Gerlach will meet with officials from the U.S. Commercial Service and the Pennsylvania SBDC to launch an Export Promotion Partner MOU to increase awareness in the…

  • Pennsylvania SBDC Client Wins Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Western PA and West Virginia

Pennsylvania SBDC Client Wins Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Western PA and West Virginia

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Pennsylvania SBDC client H. Rochelle Stachel, founder and vice president of HRV Conformance Verification Associates, Inc. was awarded the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Western Pennsylvania &…

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Pennsylvania Small Businesses Raising Capital, Increasing Sales: Small Business Development Centers help more than 12,000 Entrepreneurs in 2011

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) have released impact data showing the cumulative results of their network services for 2011. The figures reported represent outcomes from consulting sessions with entrepreneurs…
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    • St. Francis Small Business Awards 5

Saint Francis University SBDC Honors Small Business Award Recipients

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The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center honored the winners of the 2012 Small Business Awards at their annual Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, June 13.  The event attracted 80 attendees…

  • Gannon University SBDC Hosts 5th Annual Women In Leadership Development (W.I.L.D.) Conference, Raises $5,000 for Girls Scouts of Western PA

Gannon University SBDC Hosts 5th Annual Women In Leadership Development (W.I.L.D.) Conference, Raises $5,000 for Girls Scouts of Western PA

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The Gannon University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted the 5th Annual Women In Leadership Development (W.I.L.D.) Conference on Friday, May 11, 2012 at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, PA.  …

  • Duquesne University SBDC Hosts 14th Annual Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference

Duquesne University SBDC Hosts 14th Annual Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference

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The Duquesne University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted the 14th Annual Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference on May 9, 2012 welcoming over 245 attendees and 40 exhibitors to the event.  Registrants were…

    • Clarion University SBDC Wins 2011 SBA Impact Award

Clarion University SBDC Receives 2011 SBA Impact Award for Western Pennsylvania

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The Clarion University SBDC is the recipient of the 2011 Small Business Development Center Impact Award given by the U.S. Small Business Administration Western Pennsylvania District Office.  The award recognizes the…

    • Heather Fennessey Wins Outreach Award

Penn State SBDC Director Honored with Award for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Creativity

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Heather Fennessey, director of the Penn State Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is the 2012 recipient of the Penn State Outreach Vice President's Award for Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Creativity.  The award…

  • Pennsylvania SBDCs and  U.S. Commercial Service Sign Strategic Partnership

Pennsylvania SBDCs and U.S. Commercial Service Sign Strategic Partnership

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and the U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently to increase awareness…

    • SBEAP Award Presentation

Pennsylvania SBDC Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) Named Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (SBEAP) National Program of the Year

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) Environmental Management Assistance Program (EMAP) has earned the top honor for Small Business Environmental Assistance Programs (SBEAP) nationwide.  The SBEAP National Steering Committee presented…

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Pennsylvania Businesses Receive Web Training, Free Site Hosting with Google

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Hundreds of Pennsylvania small business owners participated in “Pennsylvania Get Your Business Online,” a partnership of the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) and Google held on April 10 and 11…

  • Mega Impact! Pa Hits Jackpot with Investment in the SBDC

Mega Impact! Pa Hits Jackpot with Investment in the SBDC

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The odds of winning the $540 million jackpot in today’s Mega Millions lottery drawing are 1 in 176 million. Small businesses that received assistance from the Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers…

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Joining Google to Help More Small Businesses Get Online

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The Pennsylvania Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) announced today a partnership with Google to help more Pennsylvania small businesses improve their web presence.The program, called “Pennsylvania Get Your Business Online,”…

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Exploring Ways to Engage Young Entrepreneurs

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Last Friday, Acting U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Regional Administrator Bridget Bean visited the Wharton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for a facilitated discussion with young entrepreneurs and the leaders of…

    • St Vincent Client Carbi-Tech

Saint Vincent SBDC Client, Carbi-Tech, Receives Visit from SBA

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Earlier this week U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Administrator Karen Mills and Congressman Mark Critz toured Saint Vincent SBDC client,  Carbi-Tech Inc. Carbi-Tech, located in Vandergrift (Westmoreland County), is a manufacturer of…

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Consultants from Kutztown SBDC Invited to White House 'Champions of Change'

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Last week members from the Kutztown University SBDC attended the “White House Champions of Change” event. The event honored eleven individual 'Champions' from around the country who were selected for "their…

  • Jumpstart Our Business Startups

Jumpstart Our Business Startups

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The Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act was passed on Thursday by the U.S. House of Representatives.The JOBS Act  is a legislative package of six bills that is designed to:…