Thanks to technology, students across nine counties will be able to access in-person classes -- and the opportunities that come with postsecondary education -- via the new Rural Regional College of Northern Pennsylvania. The goal is to boost the area economically by preparing locals for the jobs of the future.
At these Pennsylvania institutions, students go to college not to drink beer, but to learn how to make it. They're positioning themselves for jobs in a booming craft brewing industry that contributed $4.5 billion to the state's economy in 2014.
At LaunchBayC, passionate young people spend the summer honing their entrepreneurial vision free from grades and benchmarks. This Lehigh University program has transformed an old Bethlehem Steel facility into a hotbed for 21st century innovation.
Are you a Pennsylvanian with a nascent company or even just a great idea? If you work in the educational technology sector, it's your lucky day: A partnership of organizations is banding together to offer big money for your big idea.
This small liberal arts school has earned a national reputation by pushing students to tackle diverse course loads and solve real-world problems. Whether they're directing a play, spending a summer doing research or designing a social media strategy for a local shop, these young people are forced to think big.
In this program, student workers who are bright, driven and ambitious boost local companies. Meanwhile, those students earn real-world experience, preparing them to become the next generation of industry leaders.
The president and CEO of the Manchester Bidwell Corporation is a MacArthur Fellowship winner, published author and community activist who has helped transform Pittsburgh through integrated workforce development and arts education for public school students.
Researchers, genealogists, developers rejoice! Pennsylvania now has its own online repository of digital images, text, maps, audio and visual files from libraries, archives, museums and special collections across the state.