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Overall ENTI Minor

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Anne Hoag
Director, Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) and New Media Cluster
Associate Professor, Communications
Telecommunications
105B Carnegie Building
814-865-7084
ENTI@psu.edu

Dr. Hoag enjoys teaching and advising students interested in media enterprise and welcomes you to discuss your ideas for news, information, and entertainment innovation. She developed the first entrepreneurship course in communications at Penn State in 2003 and ten years later co-developed a specialized entrepreneurial journalism course. Before joining the Penn State faculty, she worked in the advertising and broadband television industries. Hoag has a B.A. from University of Michigan and a Ph.D. from Michigan State University.

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Rick Weyer
Assistant Director, Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI)
Director, New Ventures Cluster
Instructor in Entrepreneurship
450A Business Building
814-867-0064
rmw4@psu.edu

Richard M. Weyer, or Rick, is an Instructor of Entrepreneurship in the Smeal College of Business. His primary interests include entrepreneurial mindset, commercialization of technology, and intellectual property management. Mr. Weyer also serves in a part-time capacity performing marketing and sales management for DecisionVis, LLC, a young company that provides advanced design exploration, optimization, and visual analytics software to a breadth of end users. Read more on the Smeal College of Business website.

Food and Bio-Innovation Cluster

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Mark Gagnon
Director, Food and Bio-Innovation Cluster
Assistant Professor
Harbaugh Entrepreneurship Scholar
Agricultural Economy, Sociology and Education
208A Armsby Building
814-865-0469
mag199@psu.edu

Dr. Gagnon has been a lead Ag. Sci. entrepreneurship faculty member since 2009. He thrives on seeing students and faculty advance their ideas in food, agriculture and natural resources into commercial products. Dr. Gagnon is a former entrepreneur in forest products and building materials. He has been involved in two green building products start-ups that generated over $2M in revenues, has managed product portfolios over $300M, and has proven experience in new product launches that have generated over $500M in revenues.

New Media Cluster

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Anne Hoag
Director, Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI) and New Media Cluster
Associate Professor, Communications
Telecommunications
105B Carnegie Building
814-865-7084
ENTI@psu.edu

New Ventures Cluster

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Rick Weyer
Assistant Director, Intercollege Minor in Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ENTI)
Director, New Ventures Cluster
Instructor in Entrepreneurship
450A Business Building
814-867-0064
rmw4@psu.edu

Social Entrepreneurship Cluster

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Esther Obonyo
Interim Director, Social Entrepreneurship Cluster
Interim Director, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship (HESE) Program
School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP)
213 Hammond Building
814-865-2952
eao4@psu.edu

Technology-Based Entrepreneurship Cluster

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Robert Beaury
Director, Technology-Based Entrepreneurship Cluster
School of Engineering Design, Technology and Professional Programs (SEDTAPP)
213D Hammond Building
rjb34@psu.edu

 

Digital Entrepreneurship and Innovation Cluster

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Megan Costello
Lecturer of IST & Undergraduate Studies Entrepreneurship Academic Program Coordinator
College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST)
814-867-5575
mcostello@ist.psu.edu

Hospitality Management Cluster

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Peter Regopoulos
Director and Instructor, Hospitality Management Cluster
College of Health and Human Development
School of Hospitality Management
221 Mateer Building
814-867-2298
pcr11@psu.edu

Arts Entrepreneurship Cluster

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Jonathan Gangi
Director of Arts Entrepreneurship
Assistant Professor of Music & Arts Entrepreneurship
College of Arts & Architecture
104 Borland Building
814-865-9523
jjg27@psu.edu
artsentrepreneurship.psu.edu