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Global Entrepreneurship Week embraces Penn State’s year around celebration of entrepreneurship.

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Thursday, November 19 • 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Shattering the Artist vs Entrepreneur Paradigm: A conversation with someone who is a little of both

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Howard Udell, Penn State Alumnus and founder of Alert Now, will share his successes and failures in entrepreneurship, how he dealt with those issues, his experience playing the trumpet in the Blue Band and how playing music impacted his approach to entrepreneurship. This session will be very interactive, filled with conversation, debate, and Q&A.

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Jonathan Gangi

Assistant Professor of Music and Arts Entrepreneurship, School of Music, College of Arts and Architecture
Jonathan J. Gangi was appointed the College of Arts and Architecture’s inaugural Professor in Arts Entrepreneurship in 2014. He is an affiliate faculty member in the School of Music, offering instruction in classical guitar. Gangi works with academic faculty across the college to develop new courses and programs that focus on “the business of the arts," and on arts entrepreneurship and innovation. He also teaches courses and... Read More →


Howard Udell

Gooey’s American Grille
Howard Udell is a 1981 Penn State College of Business graduate and four year blue band member. Though he graduated in the midst of an economic recession, he felt fortunate to begin employment with Xerox Corporation the day after graduation.  Even during his Xerox training period, he embarked on his first and failed entrepreneurial effort, CDI, Communication Developers Inc.  Several years later he resigned from his management job at... Read More →

Thursday November 19, 2015 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Lipcon Auditorium in the Palmer Museum of Art University Park

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