2016-07-22

Cambria County native leads new physical therapy center in Cresson



ALTOONA, PA – UPMC Centers for Rehab Services (CRS) welcomes Kimberly Todaro, PT, DPT, OCS, of Salix, as facility director and physical therapist of CRS Cresson, the first CRS location in Cambria County, which opened July 5. She will be joined by Physical Therapy Assistant Corey Millward of New Germany. In 2010, Todaro earned both her bachelor’s degree in health […]

Global carbon materials leader partners with Penn State, establishes R&D center at Innovation Park



State College, PA – Morgan Advanced Materials, a UK-based carbon and ceramic engineering company, announced today a precedent-setting industrial partnership with Penn State to establish a local research and development center in Innovation Park at Penn State. Morgan will lease a newly constructed 30,000 square foot facility at Penn State’s Innovation Park, where it will establish the ‘Carbon Science Center […]

Indiana County hosts Pittsburgh Regional Alliance



Indiana , PA – A group comprised of business owners and multiple economic development entities, including: The Indiana County Center for Economic Operations, comprised of the Board of Indiana County Commissioners, Indiana County Development Corporation (ICDC), Indiana County Tourist Bureau (ICTB), Indiana University (IUP) and Indiana County Chamber of Commerce (ICC) gave members of the Allegheny Conference/ Pittsburgh Regional Alliance […]

Ben Franklin Technology Partners receives SBA grant to support R&D



State College, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners (BFTP), a Pennsylvania Small Business Technology Development Center with regional headquarters in Philadelphia, Lehigh Valley, Pittsburgh and State College, won $200,000 in U.S. Small Business Administration grant funding to support programs for innovative, technology- driven small businesses. In all, $200,000 in grants were awarded to five Small Business Technology Development Centers to support […]

Excela Health recognized for cutting energy costs



Greensburg, PA – Excela Health ranks among the nation’s leaders in energy efficiency, and is one of only two health systems in Pennsylvania to receive the Energy to Care Award. The American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE) of the American Hospital Association will recognize Excela Health’s efforts at its 53rd Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition July 10-13 in Denver. Excela […]

Intensive entrepreneurship course for high school students held at Lycoming College



WILLIAMSPORT, PA – More than 2,000 high school juniors and seniors participated in an intensive, week-long business course that gave them first-hand experience with building a company from the ground up. Lycoming College hosted four of the sessions offered as part of the Pennsylvania Free Enterprise Week from July 3 to Aug. 6. The Pennsylvania College of Technology hosted a […]

Lycoming College’s agreement with community college expands opportunities for students



WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Lycoming College is pleased to welcome high- performing graduates from the Reading Area Community College who want to pursue a bachelor’s degree. The colleges have recently signed an agreement that will enable students who graduate from the community college with an associate’s degree to easily transfer their credits to Lycoming College toward a bachelor’s. “We have a […]

Steel Nation announces change to corporate structure



Washington, Pa – Steel Nation has announced a change to their corporate structure adding two new entities due to their continued growth in the oil and gas sectors. Steel Nation has formed a new parent company named Steel Nation Holdings, Inc. The company now has three distinct operating divisions, including: Steel Nation Buildings, Inc. – Led by Executive Vice President […]

Barton Associates’ welcomes two new Penn State graduates



State College, PA – Barton Associates, Inc. recently announced that Ryan C. Davie will work as a mechanical designer in their York Office and Joshua D. Lange as an electrical designer in their State College Office. Both employees served an internship at Barton this past year. Davie is a recent graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Architectural […]

Conemaugh welcomes new OB /GYN physician



Johnstown , Pa – Conemaugh Physician Group is pleased to welcome Dr. Jihad Azar to the practice of Conemaugh OB/GYN. Azar is a graduate of Lebanese University- Faculty of Medical Sciences, Lebanon. He completed a four year residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York Medical College at Saint Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, Paterson, New Jersey. Azar has a special […]