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 […]

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 […]

Across the nation–in rural, urban, and suburban areas alike–small businesses and entrepreneurs create the unique identity of our communities and are drivers of local economic development. Nowhere is this more abundantly clear than in North Carolina, where businesses with between two and 50 employees make up 95 percent of all business entities and account for […]