– Minor in 3 Courses! Major in 4 Courses!
– Marketing Major? Add an Entrepreneurship Major or Minor!
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Dr. Dianne Welsh, Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship, Founding Director of Entrepreneurship Programs, and Founder and Inaugural Director Emeritus of the North Carolina Entrepreneurship Center won the Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement in Entrepreneurship at the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) alongside the Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at MIT who was also awarded the Legacy Award.

Global Remote Internships

The International Programs Center (IPC) is happy to announce that we are offering UNCG students the opportunity to take part in Global Remote Internships for the spring 2021 semester. IPC has partnered with ISA/Worldstrides to offer these exciting opportunities for students. However, it is important that students act quickly as the priority deadline to apply for these internships for spring 2021 is November 15th. For more information about these programs:  go.uncg.edu/global.internship   Interested students can get started by attending one of our three advising sessions: Tuesday, November 10th at 3:00. Click here to join. Thursday, November 12th at 2:00. Click here to join Friday, November 13th at 3:00. Click here to join.

She Can, We Can Be an Entrepreneur Everywhere coming Sept/Oct 2021

On behalf of the Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program Advisory Board, we cordially invite you to speak at the “She Can, We Can Be an Entrepreneur Everywhere” symposium. The event is planned for the September/October timeframe from 1:00-6:00 pm at the Elliott University Center on the University of North Carolina Greensboro campus. The event is part of a two-year celebration of the Women’s Bicentennial Vote. The exact date will be announced in January 2021. We invite speakers from the Creative Industries, Education Entrepreneurship, Family Business, International Entrepreneurship, Social Entrepreneurship, Sports Entrepreneurship, and Science, Technology, and Innovation Entrepreneurship.

How I Built This with Guy Raz

Despite the economic crisis, Wayfair has seen an 84 percent sales spike, leading them to profitability during the COVID-19 pandemic.

However, co-founders Niraj Shah and Steve Conine have also dealt with unexpected challenges, from hundreds of layoffs in February to employee-staged protests outside Wayfair’s office in June.

These conversations are excerpts from our How I Built Resilience series, where Guy talks online with founders and entrepreneurs about how they’re navigating turbulent times.

Click here to listen

Berkman Foundation Funding Opportunities

The Harold & Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation, Inc.®, announces funding opportunities for the 2020-2021 academic year. In the past four years, the Foundation has provided more than $300,000 in scholarships. Applications for scholarships are open yearly from May 1 to August 31, and awardees are announced by November 30. More information on the award categories and detailed eligibility requirements can be found at the Foundation website (berkmanfoundation.org/foundation). Candidates must be U.S. citizens who are either seeking a degree at an AACSB accredited institution.

S. Veteran Scholarships – open to U.S. Military Veterans pursuing a degree at an AACSB accredited institution during the next academic year in any major (graduation no sooner than May 2021). Click here to apply.

Entrepreneurship Everywhere event covered by Fox 8 News

The Entrepreneurship Everywhere event hosted by Market America, the Bryan School of Business and Economics, and the Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Hospitality, and Tourism Department, on February 13, 2020, was covered by Fox  8 News who filmed the panel discussion during the event.

The Next Big Idea podcast by Dr. Channelle James with a special message for our students from Dr. Dianne Welsh

I-Corps Program Participates

LaunchUNCG is actively looking for innovative participants UNCG I-Corps program.

I-Corps provides grant funding and training to help faculty, students, staff, and alumni improve upon their research, innovation, or business idea.

The Greensboro I-Corps Program is open to UNCG + NCAT Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni.

For more information and to apply click here or contact Justin Streuli at jtstreul@uncg.edu.

20 Years Near UNCG

Congratulations to Stoel Burrowes, one of our first 3 Entrepreneurship Fellows, on his retirement.

20 Years Near UNCG

National Library Association – Steve Cramer

Congratulations to Steven Cramer, Associate Director of the Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program and Business & Economics Librarian for winning his 2nd national award from the National Library Association (ALA/RUSA)

Entrepreneur Extraordinaire Award 2020 – Marc Ashley

Entrepreneurship Everywhere 2020 Recap

Family Firm Institute Announces 2019 Achievement Awards in the Field of Family Enterprise

Barbara Hollander Award to Dianne H.B. Welsh, Ph.D., UNC Greensboro. The Barbara Hollander Award was created to honor the late founder and first president of FFI by perpetuating her profound interest in family business and her love for education and learning.

Dianne H.B. Welsh, Ph.D., is the Hayes Distinguished Professor of Entrepreneurship and founding director of the Entrepreneurship Programs at The University of North Carolina Greensboro. An FFI Fellow, she is a recognized scholar in women-owned businesses and franchising. In 2015 she held the Fulbright-Hall Distinguished Chair for Entrepreneurship in Central Europe. With more that 150 publications in the field, Dianne is also the chair of the FFI Academic Awards Best Dissertation Committee.


The Entrepreneurship Cross-Disciplinary Program implements creative classroom learning by blending innovation and entrepreneurship across campus.  Within the 50 plus cross-listed courses, students develop concept models, feasibility studies, business plans, and implementation plans for businesses and innovative ventures.  Students learn how to start/grow a business and to be creative/innovative in any organization, profit or nonprofit.

  • Entrepreneurship major for 4 courses or an Entrepreneurship minor for 3 courses if you are a Marketing major-double count any one of 5 ENT/MKT courses.

-Dr. Dianne Welsh, Founding Director of the Entrepreneurship Program, was named the NC Board of Governors Teaching Award winner then link the article.


Dr. Dianne Welsh serves on the advisory board for  the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers Conference-attended in Stockholm where UNCG is a member school.