EEC is pleased to announce the addition of nonprofit professional Deborah Vesy and entrepreneur/educator Greg Malkin to its Board of Directors. Deborah will also begin serving as EEC Treasurer.
Starting a business is hard but doing it in college is even harder. Here are 5 questions to ask yourself before starting a business in college.
Teaching entrepreneurship in college is often a difficult task. Can we, as educators, do what we need to do to ensure that our students fully understand what is needed to start a business from our classrooms?
The most foolproof way to do so is by integrating startups or student-run businesses directly into coursework.
How Micro-Credentials Transform Higher Education, Talent Development & Workplaces: Hoover Shares Insights Via Smart Business Magazine
In the latest edition of Smart Business, CEO Deborah Hoover explains how micro-credentials are changing education, entrepreneurship, and employment:
"While micro-credentials are gaining significant traction based on their utility and flexibility, education experts believe certificate programs and traditional degree programs will continue to work in tandem, preparing students for bright and resilient futures."
Her column also details various micro-credential and certificate initiatives at EEC member institutions Baldwin Wallace University, Cleveland State University and Lorain County Community College.
During the third week of September, EEC team members Deb Hoover and Reka Barabas traveled to Berlin, Germany with a group of 23 Northeast Ohio leaders organized by Cleveland Leadership Center.
Leadership Berlin hosted our group for five days of intense learning focused on German education, business/entrepreneurship, religious and refugee communities, city planning, government, and history.
Since spring of 2022, EEC has partnered with Cleveland State University, Lorain County Community College, and Baldwin Wallace University on the launch of a pilot program to pair technology micro-credential opportunities with interest in entrepreneurship.