Reading's Alvernia University has taken a remarkable journey from Catholic orphanage to groundbreaking educational institution. From helping local high schoolers access college to hosting interfaith exchanges to running an organic farm, students at the Berks County college are taught to give back, collaborate, and connect with the surrounding community.
Last month, Keystone Edge traveled to the Susquehanna Valley, sparking conversation about talent attraction, engaging young professionals in regional economic development, and why the area is such a great place to live and work. Here's a bit about who attended and what they had to say.
The Center for Online Innovation in Learning is merging with the Penn State EdTech Network, furthering the university's mission to promote education technology and generate new businesses in the Commonwealth.
Development projects spearheaded by neighborhoods and nonprofits often need a boost when it comes to design and planning. Fortunately, institutions in Pittsburgh, Philadelphia and State College make it their mission to spur thoughtful upgrades to the built environment.
The oldest community in Dauphin County is on the move thanks to an ambitious brewery and still works project -- housed in an iconic local building -- a new transit hub and exciting changes at Penn State Harrisburg.
This program is working hard to help businesses grow and stay in York. The Center features both an incubator and a raft of student-centric services that look to boost the next generation of startup leaders.