Anchoring the first floor of the recently renovated bingo hall on West Broad Street in downtown Hazleton, the new Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo Esq. demonstrates how collaborative economic development and public-private partnerships can revive Pennsylvania communities.
Nationally recognized inventor Frances Prado will provide aspiring entrepreneurs with insight into taking a business online during the second in a series of Spanish-language webinars hosted by the Hazleton LaunchBox on Friday, Sept. 11.
Effective immediately and for the foreseeable future, the Entrepreneurship and Assistance Clinic is expanding its scope and service offerings to small Pennsylvania businesses, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Penn State President Eric Barron, center, officially cuts the ribbon to celebrate the opening of the Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq. with other Penn State administrators, local and state public officials, and community partners.
Penn State President Eric Barron and Penn State Hazleton Chancellor Gary Lawler hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Hazleton LaunchBox supported by Pasco L. Schiavo, Esq. at the renovated facility located at 13 W. Broad St. in Hazleton.
The Penn State Hazleton LaunchBox will hold a summer camp designed to assist student entrepreneurs in getting their ideas off the ground and learning how to start a business. The Youth Entrepreneurship Summer Camp is being offered in conjunction with the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress and other members of the Hazleton Innovation Collaborative.
Penn State and the Invent Penn State initiative are honoring the late Pasco L. Schiavo, a longtime champion for Penn State Hazleton and the surrounding community who passed away Dec. 29, 2018, by naming the Hazleton LaunchBox in his name. The naming recognizes Schiavo’s stature in the region and a $1 million gift from his estate to the campus.