The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) with support from the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) and in partnership with Pellissippi State Community College, Roane State Community College, and the Tennessee Valley Corridor will host a two day symposium for community college leaders and educators.
Scholarships to cover registration costs and food at the event are available for the first 100 individuals who register for the event.
Key topics to be addressed:
Leveraging local assets and funders to generate funding for community college projects
Entrepreneurship Educator resources including curricula, syllabi, and rubrics with no cost
Infusion of Entrepreneurship as an engagement strategy for faculty and administrators
Pitch competitions made easy - how to ignite enthusiasm and attract funding for your campus
K-12 partnerships with community colleges that advance economic development goals
Federal funding 101 - how to access more grant dollars for your program
Tours of local businesses and innovation hot spots
Keynote presentations from college presidents using entrepreneurship as a leadership strategy
Networking opportunities with peers, funders and industry leaders