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College Prep Lady Prepares High School Students for Post- Secondary Education in Central, PA

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Like all local heroes, and nascent entrepreneurs, Myra Blackwell successfully identified a business opportunity after listening to the needs and challenges in her community.  As a result, Myra Blackwell, also known as the “College Prep Lady”, began the courageous journey to create a new venture that aims to simplify the process…

Bucknell University SBDC Holds 2017 Celebration of Small Business

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On Friday, July 21, 2017 the Bucknell University SBDC held is annual Celebration of Small Business on Bucknell's campus in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. During the breakfast, four awards were given to the following exemplary small business owners: InnovateHER Business Challenge Bucknell SBDC Regional Winner: Kaitlin Schuck, Threading Love, Recognizing her efforts and…

Want to Commercialize your Technology? Learn How at the 2017 SBIR Workshop in Villanova

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Are you a small business owner or an entrepreneur in the technology sector looking for opportunities to fund development of an innovative technology? If you want to commercialize your technology, The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program can help.   As a highly competitive awards-based program, SBIR provides funding for innovators…

Scranton SBDC and Director Nominated for Sage Awards

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The annual Sage Awards (Scranton's Award for Growth and Excellence) is the product of the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce and MetroAction's collaborative efforts. The awards recognize exceptionally talented and innovative businesses and individuals, particularly ones that attempt to improve the quality of life in their local neighborhood. The University of Scranton SBDC and its director, Lisa Hall, were each nominated for a Sage Award.

The Scranton SBDC is a finalist in the Best Business Practices in Professional Development category and Hall, the Woman of Excellence category. The competition was stiff this year, as over 100 businesses applied. The winners will be announced on November 12th at the Chamber Gala. Presented by Penn Security and Trust, the gala will be held in the Mellow Theater at Lackawanna College. For more information, go to

Aditionally, all the finalists have been entered in the 2012 People's Choice Award. The winner will be chosen online by the community. The voting period ends October 8. To vote for the People's Choice Award, go to

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