On November 3, 2022, Entrepreneurship Education Consortium celebrated its milestone 15th anniversary at Bounce Innovation Hub with members, friends, colleagues, funders, and community members!
Preparing students to become successful entrepreneurs starts on college campuses. Many students have an enterprising spirit, but they will never turn their dreams into reality if they lack the resources or education.
Universities offering entrepreneurship programs and education can encourage students to turn their passions into businesses. Still not sure how they help? Here are five ways entrepreneurship programs and education benefits students.
Starting a company can be a confusing and stressful endeavor and knowing where to start can be the hardest part.
There are often some questions that aspiring entrepreneurs may have or some things they may not know. This article will cover some of the basic groundwork you need to know before starting your venture and also hopefully help alleviate some of the fears and stress you may have before diving into the world of entrepreneurship.
Do you know a student-driven tech-based startup? Do they have a desire to create a solution for a significant problem but may not know how to go about it? Please invite them to join us at the Tech Side Hustle 2023 info session to hear from staff and current program participants about EEC's Tech Side Hustle (TSH) program.
EEC Tech Internships Launched this Fall
EEC’s Tech Internship Program is launched, and we have a total of ten intern spots available. EEC will be matching companies and interns on a rolling basis and that process will continue into 2023 with ongoing Ohio Third Frontier support.
Anne Skoch is a graduate of Kent State University's entrepreneurship program and has been an entrepreneur since the age of 13 when she started selling handbags that she sewed herself.
After graduating in 2016, Anne utilized what she learned at Kent State to start Anne Cate, a made in America accessory brand and manufacturer specializing in creating skyline silhouette purses and other simplistic accessories.
Sarah Waters is a graduate of Lorain County Community College where she completed a partnership with Hiram University in environmental studies.
After completing her degree, Sarah decided to follow her passion for animals and launched Boondock Boarding with her husband Ray. Located in New London, Boondock Boarding is a Northeast Ohio regional pet care service offering board, bathing, rescue, and limited training services to pet owners.
When starting Envision Clothing, Mike wanted to create something other than just a clothing product. He wanted to create a branded wellness community focused on constantly improving people and continued self-development.
Join Us on Friday, 11/18 for Our Next Learning Lunch: Building International Connectivity
Join us on Friday, 11/18 at noon via Zoom for inspiring stories and conversation with our colleagues.
Based on their connectivity with international partners, these panelists will examine ways campus entrepreneurship leaders can facilitate life-changing global experiences for students and faculty members.
5 Benefits of Opening a Business in College
There are many benefits for starting a business in college. Being a college student gives you access to resources that make it easier to make connections and start your business. Take advantage of the resources available to you while in school.
Once you graduate, it becomes more difficult and expensive to have the same opportunities.
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