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ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND INNOVATION

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation major provides the skills and knowledge for students to start new ventures and contribute to organizations that launch new products and enter new markets. In addition, students are . prepared to manage growth and innovation in existing organizations, including small- and medium-sized enterprises, large corporations, family businesses and socially-oriented ventures.

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation major provides the skills and knowledge for students to start new ventures and contribute to organizations that launch new products and enter new markets. In addition to becoming entrepreneurs, students with an entrepreneurship degree work as franchise managers, sales managers, business consultants, and development officers.

This program is supported, in part, by the BrickStreet Center through the Statewide College Business Plan Competition, the Experiential Learning Center, the Entrepreneurship Club, and the Entrepreneurship education and academic programs.

Maria Lombardi

STUDENT PROFILE:
Maria Lombardi

It is difficult to find an underclassman that is more socially and academically engaged than Maria Lombardi. A sophomore double-major in entrepreneurship and innovation and finance, Maria is busy enough with her school work. Yet, she still finds time to be part of business fraternity Delta Sigma Pi, a sorority member of Alpha Xi Delta, an SGA college representative, and more—and she holds positions in most of them.