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The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides educational programs and no cost, confidential consulting services to entrepreneurs looking to start a small business or grow an existing small business in Bradford County, Lackawanna County, Monroe County, Pike County, Susquehanna County, Tioga County, Wayne County, and Wyoming County in Pennsylvania. The University of Scranton has hosted the SBDC since 1980, providing outstanding resources, support, and funding. The SBDC is housed in the University’s nationally recognized Kania School of Management.

The University of Scranton SBDC: Serving Regional Small Businesses During COVID Pandemic
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The University of Scranton SBDC: Serving Regional Small Businesses During COVID Pandemic

While the COVID-19 pandemic may have halted many businesses, The University of Scranton SBDC team has been working diligently to...
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Governor Wolf Announces 12 More Counties to Move to Yellow Phase on May 22
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Governor Wolf Announces 12 More Counties to Move to Yellow Phase on May 22

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced 12 additional Pennsylvania counties will move to the yellow phase of reopening at 12:01 a.m....
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Governor Provides Business Guidance as Counties Move to Yellow Phase on May 8
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Governor Provides Business Guidance as Counties Move to Yellow Phase on May 8

From the Office of Governor Tom Wolf: Gov. Wolf Provides Business Guidance as Counties Move to Yellow Phase on May...
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Governor Announces May 1 Statewide Reopening of Limited Outdoor Recreational Activities
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Governor Announces May 1 Statewide Reopening of Limited Outdoor Recreational Activities

To ensure that Pennsylvanians have opportunities to safely enjoy outdoor recreation as a way to maintain positive physical and mental...
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Paycheck Protection Program to Resume on Monday, April 27, 2020
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Paycheck Protection Program to Resume on Monday, April 27, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration will resume accepting PPP loan applications on Monday, April 27 at 10:30 AM EDT from approved lenders...
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Business Loan Application Common Document Checklist
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Business Loan Application Common Document Checklist

What are the most common documents lenders want to see to start your business loan application? Getting your loan application approved...
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