Technology

First-Ever Pennsylvania Statewide High School Esports Championship Announced for March 2020

The ​Pennsylvania Interscholastic Esports Association​ (PIEA), one of the nation’s first high school governing bodies exclusively focused on esports, has announced it will host the state’s...

PNC Foundation Announces $75,000 Grant for Central PA Early STEM Education...

The PNC Foundation is awarding a $75,000 grant to Whitaker Center as a part of PNC Grow Up Great, the bilingual $500 million, multi-year...

Library Expansion Funding and Broadband Limitations for Students

Department of Community and Economic Development Deputy Secretary of Community Affairs and Development Rick Vilello and Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Broadband...

New State Funding Helps Robotics Company Create New Jobs, Improve Workplace...

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Gecko Robotics, Inc., a developer and operator of robots used in automated infrastructure inspections, has been approved for new...

PA K-12 Schools Receive PAsmart Grants to Advance Science and Technology...

Building on his commitment to prepare students with the computer and technology skills for in-demand jobs, Governor Tom Wolf today announced $5.7 million in...

Hands-Free Cellphone Legislation Passes the PA House

After many months of deliberation, Rep. Rosemary Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced today that her hands-free cellphone legislation, House Bill 37, was passed by the House with...

Juniata College Provides Notice of Data Incident

Juniata College is providing notice of a recent incident that may affect the privacy of some personal information. While Juniata College is unaware of any misuse of...

Space Robotics Company Expands in Allegheny County, Creating Nearly 100 Jobs

Astrobotic Technology, Inc., a space robotics company whose mission is to make outer space accessible to the world, will relocate its headquarters in Pittsburgh,...

$20 Million in PAsmart Grants Available to Advance STEM Education

Building on the highly successful launch of his PAsmart initiative last year, Governor Tom Wolf today announced up to $20 million in grants are available to...

PA Celebrates Success of PAsmart Investment in STEM Learning for 3,000...

Governor Tom Wolf joined state and local leaders today to celebrate the success of a $400,000 PAsmart grant that is providing math and science...