Pennsylvania's video games industry is a vibrant and dynamic place, home to both boutique design firms and one of the country's best esports programs. In this episode, we talked to two people pushing this creative field forward, and working to open the door to the next generation.
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.
Applying to business school can be an intimidating — and expensive — process, which is why these two founders are shaking things up. Using current students as mentors, they hope to reduce the barriers to entry in this selective section of higher ed.
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.