– Minor in 3 Courses! Major in 4 Courses!
– Marketing Major? Add an Entrepreneurship Major or Minor!
Generate Money Making Ideas During Covid-19
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.
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
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.
20 Years Near UNCG
Congratulations to Stoel Burrowes, one of our first 3 Entrepreneurship Fellows, on his retirement.
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
WINNER OF 7 INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL AWARDS INCLUDING MOST INNOVATIVE PROGRAM IN THE US BY THE DESHPANDE FOUNDATION
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.