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Gary Eberle Visit 2012

Winemaker to share his story with Graham students at Penn State York

Gary Eberle, owner of Eberle Winery in Paso Robles, California, is a Penn State alumnus, an entrepreneur, and an award-winning winemaker. He will share his story about the challenges and successes in his life, and in the winemaking industry he loves, during a noon-hour program Sept. 27 at Penn State York.
Gary Eberle Visit 2012

Gary Eberle visit 2012

Gary Eberle, owner and operator of Eberle Winery in Paso Robles, California, will share his story with students in The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies at noon Sept. 27 at Penn State York. Eberle first shared his story with students at theYork campus in 2012. He is a Penn State alum, and his winery is one of the longest continuously run family wineries in Paso Robles.

Graham Q and A

Learn more about The Graham Center during information session Sept. 5

Penn State York students who want to learn more about The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies at Penn State York should plan to attend a question and answer session at noon on Sept. 5 in The Bradley Building on campus. Lunch will be provided.
Graham Q and A

Graham Q and A

Jody Keller, executive-in-residence of The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies (The Graham Center) at Penn State York, talks with students about the benefits of the program during a question-and-answer session last year. Students can learn more about The Graham Center at noon on Tuesday, Sept. 5, in The Bradley Building on campus.

York Invent Penn State Launch

York Invent Penn State Launch

Standing in front of an image of the building that houses Working Class, a makerspace in downtown York, Penn State President Eric Barron cuts a ribbon to celebrate the launch of the partnership with Penn State York. A $50,000 seed grant from Invent Penn State has provided funds for the makerspace and the Start-Up Challenge. Pictured, left to right, are the Penn State York Nittany Lion; Erin Casey, co-founder and board member of Working Class; Neil Sharkey, vice president for research at Penn State; Jody Keller, executive-in-residence at The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies; Barron; David W. Chown, chancellor at Penn State York; Madlyn Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor; and Colin Miller, Penn State York Student Government Association president. 

York Invent Penn State Launch

York Invent Penn State Launch

Penn State President Eric Barron, left, talks with team members from Home Solutions, the winners of the student Start-Up Challenge at Penn State York. Home Solutions uses near-field communication technology to make using smart devices easier and more convenient. Barron visited the campus to celebrate the work of the innovation hub at Penn State York funded by Invent Penn State. Pictured across from Barron are team members James Oplinger, Michael Wakeling and Michael Culbreth, left to right. Other team members, not pictured, are Steven Asten and Sahil Heighes. In the background is Bill Cantor, a Penn State York information sciences and technology faculty member, who works with the Start-Up Challenge and The Graham Center.

York Invent Penn State Grant 2016

York campus receives $50,000 seed grant through Invent Penn State

Penn State York is the recipient of a $50,000 seed grant to expand entrepreneurial endeavors through the Invent Penn State initiative. York is one of six campuses recently named as part of the newest wave of entrepreneurial sites across the Commonwealth that are poised to become economic strengths in their region.
York Invent Penn State Grant 2016

York Invent Penn State Grant 2016

Michael DelGrosso, vice president for global sales and marketing at DelGrosso Foods, left, speaks with Penn State York students Samantha Glancey, Aqsa Siddiqui and Terry Knarr, left to right, during the Graham Speakers Series on campus. Thanks to a seed grant through the Invent Penn State initiative, students in The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies will have the opportunity to engage in the various business, planning and municipal aspects of the design of Working Class, a centrally located makerspace in downtown York.