The University of Scranton SBDC receives full accreditation from the Association of Small Business Development Centers


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From left, first row, The University of Scranton SBDC staff members Lisa Hall Zielinski, director; Gretchen Kukuchka, business consultant; Francene Dudziec, special projects coordinator, and Leigh Magnotta, business consultant. Second row, Christian Conroy, state director, Pennsylvania SBDC; Keith Yurgosky, business consultant, The University of Scranton SBDC; Donna Simpson, consultant manager, The University of Scranton SBDC; Adriana Menchaca-Gendron, associate administrator for Small Business Development Centers, Small Business Administration; C. E. Tee Rowe, president and CEO, Americas SBDC. Absent from photo is Nicholas DeAntonio, business consultant.


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SCRANTON — During the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania SBDC network, The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center (SBDC) was presented with its accreditation certificate from the Association of Small Business Development Centers, the national accrediting body for Small Business Development Centers under contract from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).

A certificate of Accreditation was presented to Lisa Hall Zielinski, director of The University of Scranton SBDC, by Adriana Menchaca-Gendron, SBA Associate Administrator for Small Business Development Centers and C. E. “Tee” Rowe, President and CEO of America’s SBDC during the network’s annual meeting in York.

This is the fifth time the Pennsylvania SBDC program was awarded accreditation.

From left, first row, The University of Scranton SBDC staff members Lisa Hall Zielinski, director; Gretchen Kukuchka, business consultant; Francene Dudziec, special projects coordinator, and Leigh Magnotta, business consultant. Second row, Christian Conroy, state director, Pennsylvania SBDC; Keith Yurgosky, business consultant, The University of Scranton SBDC; Donna Simpson, consultant manager, The University of Scranton SBDC; Adriana Menchaca-Gendron, associate administrator for Small Business Development Centers, Small Business Administration; C. E. Tee Rowe, president and CEO, Americas SBDC. Absent from photo is Nicholas DeAntonio, business consultant.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/web1_ABJ-SBDC-Accreditation.jpgFrom left, first row, The University of Scranton SBDC staff members Lisa Hall Zielinski, director; Gretchen Kukuchka, business consultant; Francene Dudziec, special projects coordinator, and Leigh Magnotta, business consultant. Second row, Christian Conroy, state director, Pennsylvania SBDC; Keith Yurgosky, business consultant, The University of Scranton SBDC; Donna Simpson, consultant manager, The University of Scranton SBDC; Adriana Menchaca-Gendron, associate administrator for Small Business Development Centers, Small Business Administration; C. E. Tee Rowe, president and CEO, Americas SBDC. Absent from photo is Nicholas DeAntonio, business consultant. Submitted photo

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