EEC welcomed its Tech Side Hustle Cohort Two on February 10, 2023, joined by graduates of Cohort One and hosted by SmartShape Design in Cleveland. Students delivered short pitches on their venture ideas to an audience of mentors, fellow students, EEC Board members and Staff.
Entrepreneurship Education Consortium Ohio is evolving and growing to become the region’s collegiate entrepreneurship hub. We need your financial support to achieve our important goals of developing entrepreneurial skills in our region’s students, strengthening the talent pipeline for the business community, and contributing to a brighter economic future for Northeast Ohio. Our team is lean and we make every dollar count to achieve our goals!
EEC Ohio’s ideaLabs is April 13, 2023
"Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path, and leave a trail." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Entrepreneurship Education Consortium is excited to announce plans for ideaLabs 2023 happening on April 13th at Bounce Innovation Hub in Akron.
Entrepreneurship Education Consortium is seeking motivated and curious students to intern and make a meaningful difference at one of Northeast Ohio's innovative startup companies!
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.
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.
On November 3, 2022, Entrepreneurship Education Consortium celebrated its milestone 15th anniversary at Bounce Innovation Hub with members, friends, colleagues, funders, and community members!
Catch EEC at FutureLAND and Enspire 2022
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!
Crain's Cleveland Business education reporter Amy Morona broke the news in Northeast Ohio of the EEC's addition of Deborah Hoover as CEO and our expanded mission to serve as the hub of entrepreneurship education and resources for colleges and universities across the region.
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