Penn State Berks Flemming CEED Center to host upcycling workshop

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WYOMISSING, Pa. — The Penn State Berks Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development (CEED) Center will host the “Innovate to Renovate” upcycling workshop from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14 in room 111 Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building. The event is free and open to Penn State Berks faculty, staff and students.

Upcycling involves reusing old or used materials into new materials or products of higher quality or value. This technique is used commonly in fashion, furniture, and manufacturing.

In the workshop, attendees will learn how to repurpose old clothing with the provided CEED Center materials. Dipti Bhatt, lecturer of business analytics and management at Penn State Berks, will host the workshop.

For more information, contact Sadan Kulturel-Konak at [email protected].

About the Flemming CEED Center

The Flemming Creativity, Entrepreneurship, and Economic Development Center (CEED) Center was established in the fall of 2011 as part of the Gaige Technology and Business Innovation Building. Its mission is to inspire an entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking in the Penn State Berks community. The CEED Center fosters economic growth and development in the Greater Reading area through technology-based solutions, human capital development, and enterprise creation. It provides student entrepreneurs with an incubator in which to develop their startup ideas and mentoring from faculty, as well as volunteers from the local business community. The CEED Center’s programs include the Customer Discovery Lab, Creativity Training Workshops, 3D Printing Workshops, Speaker Series, the STEM Business Idea Challenge, and the Student Enterprise Award. For more information, contact Kulturel-Konak at [email protected].


Sadan Kulturel-Konak

Sadan Kulturel-Konak, professor of management information systems, Penn State Berks

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