Nicole Babik is currently attending Baldwin Wallace University where she is majoring in education and pursuing a minor in entrepreneurship.
After receiving a lot of encouragement from family members, Nicole decided to start Notably Yours Greeting Cards. Located in Medina Ohio, Notably Yours Greeting Cards creates stationery products for every occasion. The products Nicole creates range from wedding invitations and greeting cards to stickers.
Zachary Graulich is currently a business student at John Carroll University where he is majoring in entrepreneurship.
Along with being a student, Zachary has founded Growler Distribution, a company that resells products on Amazon as a third-party reseller. Zach's business grew during the COVID-19 pandemic and allowed him to deliver products to customers that desperately needed them.
Tech Side Hustle is a new kind of program for EEC member schools, designed to level up a skill of the student’s choice and focus on intriguing problem spaces. Tech Side Hustle is a pilot program that provides the coaching, funding and space for students to be creative and grow. Through mentoring and coaching sessions, students unlock problems such as building a prototype, finding first customers, and learning to pitch.
EEC values staying in touch with students who have participated in past programming. In 2021, Evan Haug, a Case Western Reserve University student, took first place with his team members in the ideaLabs competition for their venture LEAF Solar Design.
EEC is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to our team. Welcome John Knific and EbaNee Bond!
FutureLAND is a two-day conference celebrating Northeast Ohio’s diversity in technology, arts, and culture. It is happening October 27-29, 2022! College and university educators are invited to join K-12 educators at the annual Enspire conference taking place November 4-5. Learn from other educators about inspiring the entrepreneurial mindset in your students!
Entrepreneurship Education Consortium is excited to welcome two new member institutions to its ranks. Cuyahoga Community College and College of Wooster have recently joined EEC bringing total membership to thirteen campuses. A warm welcome to Tri-C and College of Wooster!
In a recent edition of Smart Business magazine, CEO Deborah Hoover published a column on how travel can ignite new ideas and sharpen one's senses.
"Curious travelers," she writes, "often recall seemingly ordinary encounters in vivid detail and learn unexpected lessons along the way that continue to inspire long after the traveler has returned home from their adventures."
"For entrepreneurs, a break from the daily grind can shed fresh light on vexing challenges and open the mind to new ways of learning and problem solving."
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