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Carrie White

304-293-9391cwhite17@mail.wvu.eduBusiness and Economics Building


Carrie White

Teaching Associate Professor


Dr. Carrie White joined WVU in 2016 as the Executive Director of LaunchLab which is the internationally recognized applied innovation center at WVU. As a Teaching Associate Professor, her areas of interest are applied innovation and entrepreneurship which she has been teaching and developing curriculum since 2004. Carrie has over 20 years of business, law and entrepreneurship experience as an owner of two startup companies and as a business startup consultant in the Pennsylvania and West Virginia regions.


Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, West Virginia University

J.D., Duquesne University School of Law

M.B.A., Franciscan University B.S., Business Administration, Franciscan University

Honors Awards

White, C. What to Avoid When Starting your University Entrepreneurship Center, Presentation at Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Centers, Stockholm, Sweden, September 27, 2019.

Marie, M., Westlake, G., Myers, N., White, C. Awakening the Innovators: Expanding Entrepreneurial Opportunities Across Campus and in the Community, 8th Annual Deshpande Symposium, UMass Lowell, Massachusetts, June 12, 2019.

Lehman, M., Needham, K., Finch, D., Stull, M., Nocivelli, M., White, C. 30 Days to Engagement: Utilizing Experiential Activities and a Novel to Engage Students, 8th Annual Deshpande Symposium, UMass Lowell, Massachusetts, June 11, 2019.

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