In recognition of student, faculty and staff efforts to build an inclusive community at Penn State, the Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Equity (CLGBTQE) has announced the recipients of the 2017 CLGBTQE Outstanding Service, Academic Achievement, and Emerging Leader awards.
In light of the recent change in federal policy on the rights of transgender students to use facilities corresponding with their gender identity, Penn State reaffirmed its commitment to nondiscrimination today (March 1). The University’s long-standing policies protecting the rights of individuals and prohibiting gender-based discrimination have not changed.
With Penn State’s recent announcement of the next six communities to receive seed-grant funding through its Invent Penn State initiative, the University’s economic development effort has grown to include 13 hubs for innovation spread across Pennsylvania.
Today (June 20) in the Capitol Rotunda, Penn State announced the awarding of six additional $50,000 seed grants to jump start entrepreneurial activities across the Commonwealth and celebrate its 13 newly launched entrepreneurship programs in Pennsylvania that are expected to spur economic development, job creation and student career success.