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SRC Student Innovation Day

February 22, 2018

Are you a STEM innovator?  Join SRC for a day of creative problem solving, collaboration, and competition. Deadline to apply is February 28 and space is limited. Event Details Friday March 23rd, 2018 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. SRC Headquarters – Building 1 7502 Round Pond Road North Syracuse, NY  13212 The Competition A one day event…

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LaunchPad and NYS STLC team to offer tech commercialization office hours

February 22, 2018

The Blackstone LaunchPad is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the NYS Science & Technology Law Center (“NYS STLC”), an Empire State Development/NYSTAR sponsored resource available to New York State entities working on commercializing new technologies. Do you have questions about patents and how to tell if a technology is likely to meet new,…

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Community builder and social entrepreneur Audrey Miller

February 21, 2018

Born and raised just outside Toledo in the small town of Maumee, Ohio, Audrey Miller ’20 knew that being engaged in community development was always going to be her top priority. After declaring her double major in political science and international relations in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Miller has been very…

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Meet the influencer, Kate Beckman, founder of Fresh U

February 21, 2018

Without a doubt, Kate Beckman is one of the most influential women entrepreneurs at Syracuse University. While she is finishing up the New Media Management graduate program at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Beckman looked back on her undergraduate experience studying at Newhouse’s magazine journalism program, being a #FemaleFounder, and evolving as a…

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David Fox gets your startup thinking going each week

February 21, 2018

David Fox had a milestone this week.  He published the 50th issue of Startup Thinking, that awesome newsletter you receive each Tuesday about all things innovative at SU. If you’ve ever wondered about the behind the scenes work that goes into each issue, look no further than David and his LaunchPad team of student writers…

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Ryan Twombly powers innovation

February 21, 2018

Ryan Twombly ’19 is no stranger to the highways of Central New York. Hailing from the Finger Lakes region of New York, Twombly is a junior majoring in aerospace engineering at the College of Engineering and Computer Science and minoring in business management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management. Inspired by Syracuse University’s…

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Social entrepreneurs celebrate Syracuse’s cultural diversity

February 21, 2018

Thrive at SU, a registered student organization based in the Blackstone LaunchPad in Bird Library, is hosting its second annual Thrive Together Fair on Saturday, March 3, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium at the Schine Student Center. Tickets are $7 and are on sale now at the Schine Box Office and online…

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Thrive Together Cultural Fair on March 3

February 20, 2018

Thrive at SU, based out of the LaunchPad in Bird Library, is hosting its second annual Thrive Together Cultural Fair on Saturday, March 3 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Goldstein Auditorium in the Schine Student Center. Tickets are available at the Schine Box Office for $7, with all proceeds going to InterFaith Works’…

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Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library Joins National Entrepreneurship Week 2018 Coalition

February 20, 2018

The Blackstone LaunchPad at Bird Library is proud to join library partnerships, educational institutions, and schools around the country for National Entrepreneurship Week 2018, the annual Congressionally-chartered week dedicated to showcasing and supporting entrepreneurship throughout the United States. You can create a #TwitterStorm for #NatlEshipWeek by tweeting, posting and tagging #WeAreEntrepreneurs @LaunchPadSYR @SULib  Innovation and…

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