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2015 Summer/Fall

Chairman's Letter

Tackling Issues Entrepreneurially
Cultivating new ways of thinking about enrollment, retention and classroom success rates while fostering an entrepreneurial culture Edwin Massey, PhD, Board Chair, NACCE; President Indian River State College, FL
Entrepreneurial Culture Enrollment, Retention & Student Success: Using the Entrepreneurial Method to Solve Long-standing Issues Improving enrollment, retention and student success rates through entrepreneurial thinking    
NACCE/HP Life Partnership HP Life e-Learning Plays a Major Role in Mega Pitch Competition HP Life was main sponsor of one of the largest student business pitch competitions    
Presidential Perspectives Presidential Perspectives on the Presidents for Entrepreneurship Pledge Through PFEP, community college presidents commit to advance entrepreneurship in their communities, create a culture of entrepreneurship on campus, and support local businesses    
Thinking Entrepreneurially The Art of Entrepreneurship: Collection Inspires Students to Think Entrepreneurially Students from several academic departments at SUNY Broome created a business plan around the donation of photos by Ed Aswad Jennifer Micale, Staff Assistant, Marketing & Communications SUNY Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY 
NACCE/ELI Partnership  Framing the Brain for Learning Using storytelling in teaching to build community and develop mentoring relationships  Thom Ruhe, CEO The Entrepreneurial Initiative, Mentor, OH
Seizing Entrepreneurial Opportunity Students Seize Entrepreneurial Opportunity at Madison College Students created a real business on campus, learning all aspects of entrepreneurship Bryan Woodhouse, Dean, School of Business & Applied Art Madison College, Madison, WI 
Critical Collaborations Center for Enterprise at Northeast CC Is Workforce Leader Manufacturing Boot Camp and Center for Enterprise at NCC partner with businesses, area high schools and economic development officials to serve underemployed residents of the region James Curry, Director of Public Relations Northeast Community College, Norfolk, NE
Resources Rethinking How Entrepreneurship Is Taught The search for effective, convenient methods of teaching entrepreneurship continues at many community colleges Timothy M. Stearns, Coleman Foundation Chair, Entrepreneurial Studies and Founder/Executive Director of the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship California State University, Fresno, CA 
Entrepreneurship in Action Small Business Owner Lands State Entrepreneur Award North Iowa Area Community College's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and North Iowa Small Business Development Center help business owner navigate legal and financial hurdles    
Innovative Partnering Broward College Hub: Professional Soccer Team Ignites Entrepreneurship The Hub is modeled after an incubator, helping companies scale and gain maturity. Student engagement is the primary goal.
Enrique Triay, Director, The Broward College Innovation hub
Broward College, Coconut Creek, FL
NACCE/Coleman Partnership Elevating the Buzz on Campus: The Entrepreneurial Method in Action How our missteps can be seen as opportunities Christine Pigsley, Community of Practice Liaison for the 2014 Coleman Grant  
Language of Entrepreneurs Building on Assets for a Healthy Ecosystem Wisdom from northeast Ohio innovators and mentors of aspiring entrepreneurs Rebecca A. Corbin, President & CEO  NACCE
NACCE/ARC Partnership Garrett College: The Entrepreneurial Method at Work "Power of Possibilities" summit featured professional development seminars, business collaboration Mike Tumbarello, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Garrett College, McHenry, MD
Entrepreneurial Innovation Maker Spaces Offer a Win-Win for Business Incubators The "maker movement", a community of builders, engineers, entrepreneurs using technology to create things Gregory Bullock, Marketing Specialist
Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation, Phoenix, AZ
Entrepreneurial Pathways Career Pathways in Engineering Have Entrepreneurial Foothold Seminole State College (FL) is building pathways into the engineering, design and construction fields.    
NACCE News NACCE Member News Updates of member colleges' staff, programs, and grants    
Member Spotlight Donna Duffey   Professor & Department Chair, Business administration and Entrepreneurship Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS 

2014 Fall/Winter 

Chairman’s Letter

Building on a Solid Foundation A tribute to present CEO of NACCE, Heather van Sickle

 Edwin Massey

Board Chair, NACCE; President, Indian River State College
Editor's Note Signing On Introducing new editor, Carol Savage Carol Savage, Editor NACCE Journal
Meaningful Action Three Presidents build Entrepreneurial Mindsets at Their Colleges Shari Olson, Angeline Godwin and Chuck Terrell share their strategies in developing entrepreneurial programs    
Farewell Column   Review of her presidency, and thanks to staff and colleagues Heather Van Sickle President and CEO,
Leadership Issues The President's Role: Redefining the Value Proposition of Community Colleges Community colleges' relationships with their communities  John Robinson, Manager of Entrepreneurial Programs  Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Entrepreneurship in Action U.S. Army Veteran-Entrepreneur Models Effectual Thinking Brian Khongmaly uses military skills to form Brothers In Arms Strategic LLC, helping civilians operate firearms safely.    
Communities of Practice Batten Down the Hatches: On-Campus Entrepreneurship Can Be Disruptive  Coleman Grants motivate building new relationships and new processes that challenge the status quo  Christine Pigsley  Coleman ECIA Project Liaison
NACCE/ARC Partnership The Role of Community Colleges and Entrepreneurship in Appalachia Combining entrepreneurial culture with a sustained push for economic growth at Appalachian community colleges Griffin Cottle, Director, Small Business & Entrepreseurship Center  Jefferson Community and Technical College, Louisville, KY
New Resources Applying the Entrepreneurial Method to an Evolving Business John Wesley Davolt created, and is currently marketing, a toy car called MagModz  Heather Van Sickle, President and CEO, NACCE and Sara Whiffen, Owner, Insights Ignited   
NACCE/Sam's Club Partnership Sam's Club Shared Vision Colleges Making a Big impact in Their Communities  Sam's Club 2014 grants allow colleges to tailor their programs to suit needs of their communities  R. Gary Muller, Dean, School of Business, Industry, and Technology Outreach and NACCE Fellow  Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC 
 NACCE Partnerships HP LIFE e-Learning Helps Students en Route to SkillsUSA Gold Medal Win Free, online learning program offers a variety of well-integrated learning modules Karen-Michelle Mirko, VP of Marketing, Sales & Meaningful Collisions  NACCE 
2014 NACCE Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Getting It Done: Entrepreneur John Chemaly Founder of Trinity EMS in Lowell, MA is committed to serving his community     
Entrepreneurial Education Pathways Harnessing the Potential of Community College and University Partnerships Lenoir-Rhyne University and Catawba Valley Community College have formed a collaboration with their entrepreneurship programs  Ralph Griffith, DBA, Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship & Founder and Director  Center for Commercial and Social Entrepreneurship, Lenoir-Rhyne University, Hickory, NC 
Success Factors Infusing an Entrepreneurial Culture at Your College: The "P" Word Being patient in the face of change  Lynne McAuliffe, Dean of Workforce & Community Education Central Wyoming College, Riverton, WY
International Entrepreneurship/ Experiential Across Borders: SUNY Broome's Entrepreneurship Program Features International Approach  SUNY Broome attracts students from across the globe, thus learning in an environment of cultural diversity Jennifer Micale, PhD, Staff Assistant  SUNY Broome Community College, Binghampton, NY
PFEP Action Step #2: Increasing Entrepreneurs' Engagement Mohawk Valley Community College's Approach Having an Impact  Winner of the Coleman Foundation's NACCE Entrepreneurial College in Action competition pairs mentors from the community with students to develop business ideas     
 Case Study Patrick Henry Community College Taps the Entrepreneurial Method Collaboration between Patrick Henry CC Environmental Club and Dan River Basin Assoc. resulted in development of a 4-mile interconnected walking/biking trail system Heather Van Sickle, President and CEO NACCE
 NACCE News   NACCE News Welcoming Dr. Eugene Giovannini and Dr. Angeline Godwin    
Coleman Winners Coleman Entrepreneurial Colleges in Action — Class of 2014 Listing of winners of 2014 Coleman Foundation Grants  11 new members of NACCE from the third quarter of 2014  
NACCE News Say Hello to Our New Members Dean of Business, Public Service & Social Sciences at Pike's Peak Community College    
Member Spotlight  Bree Lagemo      











 2014 Summer/Fall  

Chairman’s Letter


The Outgrowth of 
Sharing Ideas


New initiatives and innovations, including the ETC program,  at Indian River State College enhance entrepreneurship culture throughout the campus.


Edwin Massey



Board Chair, NACCE; President, Indian River State College


Entrepreneurship program development


Students Gain From Building the Entrepreneurship Mindset

Integrating traditional academic roles with greater student participation in meaningful entrepreneurial projects is critical to programs’ growth.


Entrepreneurship program development

Annual Award Program Pays Big – and Unexpected – Dividends

 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, given through Indian River State College Foundation, promotes entrepreneurship programs on many college campuses.    

Educational issues


The Entrepreneurial Method in Action at Patrick Henry Community College


Entrepreneurial method applied to answer question of dropping enrollment. Creating a program to provide students with transportation was one solution.


Heather van Sickle, President & CEO



 Entrepreneurship program development

Mapping Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalacia

Various community resources, including community colleges, incubators, venture capital firms, are used to develop new trainings and initiatives.

Griffin Cottle, Director, Small Business & Entrepreneuship Center

Jefferson Community and Technical College, Louisville, KY

Entrepreneur success
Independence Community College’s “Entrepreneurial Mindset” Bolsters Inventive Entrepreneur

John Davolt’s invention and product development of MagModz toy cars


Entrepreneurship program development 

Are You Being Authentically Entrepreneurial in Your Classroom? The importance of pushing boundaries and taking risks by entrepreneurship educators

Thomas Ruhe, VP of Entrepreneurship

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation


Entrepreneurship programs


HP LIFE e-Learning Inspires Winning Team of N.C. Entrepreneurs


SkillsUSA - partnership of students, teachers and industry reps working together to insure a skilled workforce


Entrepreneurship program development

Today’s Successful Entrepreneurs Use a Pathway Model to Create Solutions

The Venture Center offers skills training and support needed for entrepreneurial success.

Amy Pietsch, Director of the Venture Center

Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI


Entrepreneurship programs


2013 Coleman Action Grantees Illuminate New Ways for Colleges to Learn 

11 community colleges were awarded Coleman grants and adopt new learning strategies during their grant year.

Christine Pigsley, Coleman Grant Project Liaison



Educational issues


Building an Entrepreneurial Pipeline from High Schools to Community Colleges


Entrepreneurship training of high school students to prepare for entry to community college programs in Michigan


Educational issues


The Engaged Student, the Engaged College, and the Engaged Community


Community engagement programs at community colleges prepare students to meet the complex challenges of the workplace.

Tim Putnam, Associate Director, NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, Mason City, Iowa; Andrew Lambert, Marketing Professor, IVy Tech Community College, Bloomington, IN

Entrepreneurship program development Evaluating Small Business Training Programs  Designing, delivering and evaluating training programs for small business owners  Richard T. Bliss, Professor of Finance

 Babson College, Wellesley, MA


Entrepreneurial success

Teaching Entrepreneurial Small Businesses How to Tap into Federal Research

Federally-funded laboratories as untapped resources for small businesses

Shirley D. Collier, CEO

Scale2Market, LLC

Entrepreneurial success Why Community Colleges Are Ideal Linchpins of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Brad Field’s book,  “Start-Up Communities”; community colleges can cultivate success factors from the bottom up.

Norris Krueger, consultant

College of Western Idaho, Boise, Idaho

Entrepreneurial success story With Help from Broome Community College, Innovative Clothes Drying Technology is on its Way

Hybridry founders Bob Zielewicz, son Matthew and Daughter Sarah, designed clothes dryer technology using recycled natural gas or bio-fuel

Keith Davis, Freelancer


SUNY Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY

 Entrepreneurial success Using Strategic Questions to Drive Entrepreneurial Performance

Guiding start-ups to clearly define their business ideas and goals

Mike Tumbarello, Coordinator, Garrett Center for Entrepreneurship

Garrett College, McHenry, MD

Entrepreneurship programs


$150,000 Available in the NACCE Entrepreneurial College in Action Grant Competition

Coleman Foundation 2014 Grant Competition at NACCE Conference October 12-15, 2014


Entrepreneurial profiles


Rick MacLennan


Garrett College President is featured.

2014 Spring/Summer 

Chairman’s Letter


Be Ambitious in Building Partnerships


The importance of relationship amongst business, industry and education


Edwin Massey, PhD 


Board Chair, NACCE; President, Indian River State College


The Entrepreneurial Mindset 


Meeting the Future’s Challenges


Community colleges’ challenge to develop entrepreneurial thinking and practice

Is Your College 
Entrepreneurially Minded?
 Sidebar Questions to ask when building the entrepreneurial mindset across programs    
PFEP Action Step #2: Increasing Entrepreneurs’  


Asheville Gets Its Accelerator, Thanks to Leadership from an Entrepreneur Troy Trolle, founder and CTO of DigitalChalk, brings a tech accelerator to

Ashville, NC

New Paradigms Why Community Colleges Are

Becoming Obsolete

The growing need for colleges to move from being content creators to content curators Thomas Ruhe, VP of  Entrepreneurship  Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Lessons Learned Igniting Local Economies Through Entrepreneurship Small businesses and their roles in fueling economic recovery and healthy communities

Karen-Michelle Mirko, VP Marketing, Sales & Meaningful Collisions

Entrepreneurship in


Young Ohio Entrepreneur Gains Support Through 
Blackstone LaunchPad

Lorain County CC assists students in launching their own businesses with a program funded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation

NACCE Summits Supporting Artisan and Tourism-Based Entrepreneurs in West Virginia One-day summit at New River Community & Technical College titled “Entrepreneurial Rural Community Colleges: Growing Entrepreneurs

and Igniting Economic Vitality

Sam’s Club Shared Vision Going Big? Then Partner Up! NACCE and Sam’s Club

partner to train and/or direct services to small businesses

Effectuation in Action NACCE’s Entrepreneurial Method Journey with Patrick Henry Community College  

Goals of the community college and 5 principles of entrepreneurship 


Heather van Sickle, 
President & CEO


Experiential Learning


Purpose and Hustle: Expanding the Leader’s Toolkit


Leadership by community college presidents


Doan Winkel, NACCE Entrepreneurial Leadership Fellow and Asst. Professor of Entrepreneurship


Illinois State University, Normal, IL

PFEP Action Step #2


Ecosystem Mapping:
A Map for Success

Making connections in the community as strategy for success of entrepreneurship programs at community colleges Cynthia M.

Tauscher, Coordinator of Workforce Solutions


Northeast State Community College, Blountville, TN


Teaching Tools


Sharing an Entrepreneurial Vision


5 quick tips to share with students preparing to share their entrepreneurial vision


Corey Pruitt, Faculty Chair, Communications Department Faculty Development Co- Coordinator


Rio Salado College, Tempe, AZ


Hallmarks of Entrepreneurial Success


Collaboration and Community Involvement Bring “Real World” to Students


Red Rock CC’s innovative curriculum involving successful local owners


Donna Armelino, Department Chair - Business


Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO


Coleman Grants in Action


The Five “Ators” That Hasten Entrepreneurship


Economic development initiatives that serve a diverse population in eastern West Virginia


Joe Kapp, Entrepreneur in Residence


Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College, Lost City, WV


Think Virtual


For Hire: Virtual Entrepreneurs


Community college partnering with SamaSource to provide online educational services in rural California


Tiffiney Lozano, New World
of Work


Feather River College, Quincy, CA

New Resources


Stoking the Entrepreneurial Fire of Entry-level Students


Flathead’s Thinkering course aimed at preparing students for entrepreneurial careers


Lynn Farris, Principle Investigator of EnGineering Flathead’s Future Grant TRIO Student Support Services & Upward Bound Director


Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, Montana


NACCE Member News


Robeson Community College Hosts 8th Annual Entrepreneur Academy


2-weekend seminars teach individuals the basics of starting their own businesses


Dennis Watts, Public Information Officer


Robeson Community College, Lumberton,NC


Social Entrepreneurship


Three New Legal Structures Available for Social Entrepreneurs


Supporting social agendas while starting a business


Len Eichler, Associate Director, SBDC


Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL


Member News


Houston Mayor Highlights HCC Entrepreneurial Initiatives


Mayor Annise Parker at meeting of Houston Business Procurement Forum


Entrepreneurial College in Action


Engage, Engage, Engage!


Community colleges encouraged to create or expand teams dedicated to entrepreneurship


Bruce McHenry, Business Faculty & Director


Community Entrepreneurship Center, South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Member Spotlight

Dr. Lee Lambert

Pima Community College, Tuscon, AZ

2014 Winter/Spring


Educational issues

Taking Our Place at the Table Participation in 2012 White House summit on higher education revealed changing and more influential role of community colleges in the US Edwin Massey, PhD, Board Chair, NACCE; President Indian River State College, Ft. Pierce, FL
Entrepreneurship program development What's on NACCE’s 2014 Agenda? Q & A with Heather van Sickle Heather van Sickle, Publisher NACCE Journal

Entrepreneurial success

Entrepreneurship, Personal Style, and Communication Effective communication with colleagues and customers is key to entrepreneurial success George P. Betts, DBA, GRI, Instructor Southern Arkansas University Tech, Camden, AR
Entrepreneurship programs Connect Your Passion: Entrepreneurship at Olds College The iPad as “best mobile learning device available today” Toby Williams, Director, Entrepreneurship and International Development

Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada

Entrepreneurship program development

Generating Revenues Through Fee-based Services

Methods of developing self-sustaining entrepreneurial programs at community colleges Christine Mollenkopf-Pigsley, NACCE Curriculum & Training Fellow NACCE
Entrepreneur success story Entrepreneurial Dreams Take Root Through Community Partnership Brian Sundberg and Presley Alexander’s plant-start business profile
Entrepreneurial success NACCE FastPitch Competition Hits a Homerun Business plan competition in Charlotte, NC R. Gary Muller, Business Programs Dept. Head and NACCE Community Outreach Fellow Catawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC
Entrepreneurship programs Direct Selling Companies Make Great Student-run Microenterprises participates in student-run business programs Amy Valente, PMP, MBA, NACCE Fellow and Business Faculty Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY
Entrepreneurial success The Importance of Community for Solopreneurs Better, Smarter, Richer MasterMind study groups offered by PCC Jackie B. Peterson, Strategic Advisor, SBDC Portland Community College, Portland, OR
Entrepreneurship programs Pitch Competition Is a Tool for Growing Entrepreneur Engagement 2nd Annual Innovation Summit in KC Jay Matlack, Workforce Development Coordinator KCKCC Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, Kansas
Economic development issues NACCE Summits Drive Economic Development NACCE, HP and Coleman Foundation sponsored 5 regional entrepreneurship summits across the country Tim Putnam, Associate Director, NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and NACCE Fellow North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, IA

Entrepreneurship program development

A Partnership for Economic Development The Sirolli Method of Enterprise Facilitation, a client-driven process Sharon Bedard, Business Facilitator, Grow! Highland County; and Russ Brewer, Enterprise Center Coordinator, Southern State Community College, Winchester, Ohio
Entrepreneurial success Social Networks as Resource Networks Students’ social networking as entrepreneurial tool Eric Liguori, Asst. Professor and Asst. Director, Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, California State University Fresno, CA; and John Bendickson, Louisiana State University, LA
Entrepreneurship programs Entrepreneur Boot Camp for High School Students in Northwest Arkansas Arkansas students attend week-long entrepreneurial workshop focused on starting their own businesses Evelyn E. Jorgenson, PhD, President NorthWest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville, AR
Entrepreneurship program development An EIR? What’s That? I Want One!
(I Think)
Definition and description of “Entrepreneur in Residence” in the academic setting John Liddy, NACCE Entrepreneurial Leadership Fellow & Entrepreneur in Residence Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY
Entrepreneurship program development Why I Am Using HP LIFE in My Community College Classroom? Developing and using online learning tools Barbara Millard, NACCE Ambassador for HPLIFE; and Assoc. Professor, Entrepreneurship Program Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
Entrepreneurship program development Add a Dash of Creativity to the Topic of Innovation New ways to increase student motivation and retention Mary Beth Izard, Professor Emeritus; Author; and President Acheve Consulting
Entrepreneurial profiles Dr. Janice Gilliam President Northeast State Community College, Blountville, TN
2013 Winter/Spring

Entrepreneurship programs

Championing Entrepreneurial Education for All Students

Champions of entrepreneurship programs make the difference between success and failure.

Daniel Paul Larson, DMA Board Chair, National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship and President, Cayuga Community College
Entrepreneurship programs Navigating Entrepreneurship: Finding an Internal Champion Champions and leaders roles and responsibilities within community college entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship program

NACCE Launches Summit Series

First Regional Summit
Series Competition gathered stakeholders to build entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship program

Venturing into Technology Commercialization

Tech commercialization at Lorain Community College meets users’ needs.

Roy Church, President

Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH

Entrepreneurial success

The Art of the Pitch

10th Annual NACCE Conference awarded grants for effective "elevator pitch” presentations.

Cem Erdem, Founder, President, CEO

Augusoft, Inc. and NACCE Board Member
Entrepreneurship programs

Q&A with the New
Curriculum and Training Fellows

Answers to questions about teaching in an entrepreneurship program
Christine Mollenkopf-Pigsley, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount, MN and Amy Valente, Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY

Entrepreneur success story

Turning Risk into
Opportunity Leads to
Multi-Million Dollar Business

Success story of Evelyn
Fletcher, founder and owner of Electronic Assembly Services in Houston, Texas

Ibrahim Firat, Director and Lead Faculty

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Houston Community College, Houston, TX

Entrepreneurship program

Fostering Partnerships
That Promote Entrepreneurialism
Partnership between

Illinois Valley Community College and the city of Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Jerry Corcoran, President

Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL

Entrepreneurship program

The Value of One-on-One…

Critical look at the uniqueness of entrepreneurship programs within the community college curriculum

Lisa Tschammer, Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Business Entrepreneurship Center Coordinator

Central Community College, Hastings, NE and Owner, Dynamic Concepts


The Financial Aid

Policy of ineligibility of entrepreneurship students for financial aid

Tony Fontes, Assistant Professor and Department Chair, Business Administration

Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

Entrepreneurship program

Q&A with the Community Outreach Fellows

Working with the community to build a strong entrepreneurship program

Gary Muller, Catawba Community College, Hickory, NC and Tim Putnam of North Iowa Community College, Mason City, Iowa

Entrepreneur success

A Student Entrepreneur Showcase

College Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s top students honored

Katie Sowa,
Director of Operations

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Chicago, IL

Entrepreneurial profiles

Ayisha Sereni

Director, Center
for Entrepreneurial Studies

Montgomery County Community College, blue Bell, PA

2012 Winter/Spring

Economic development Winning the Challenge "Jobs for American Workers” status and NACCE’s role in entrepreneurial education Ronald E. Thomas, PhD Board Chair, NACCE and President, Dakota Technical College

Entrepreneurship program

Are You Listening? Engagement Strategies

Community engagement via Coleman grants at community colleges across the USA

Entrepreneurship programs

Enter NACCE’s 3-Minute
to Win It! Competition

3-minute elevator pitch video ideas to bring entrepreneurial alums to campus

Entrepreneurship program

For Real-World Impact
Give Your Entrepreneurship Program an "F”

"F” means faculty entrepreneurs for stronger student bodies and winning businesses

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Entrepreneurship program

Building a Program from
the Ground Up: Seven Key Strategies

Details of creation and challenges of an entrepreneurship
program at HCC

Sandra Louvier, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship; Maya Durnovo, Dean, Economic & Workforce Development

Houston Community College, Houston, TX
Entrepreneur success story Mompreneur’s Innovative Business Gives Children a
New Look
Kristin Benson Ellsworth’s Peeps Eyewear

Entrepreneurship program

Trans-disciplinary Entrepreneurship Initiative

The shared synergistic connection among all areas of study

John Butler, Assistant Professor of Business Administration & Marketing Management; Sera F. Serafini, Institutional Effectiveness Specialist

Indian River State College, Ft. Pierce, FL

Entrepreneurship program

On a Path to Success

Higher education as "structured chaos”, and the means to success
for students on the Entrepreneurial Pathway

Timothy M. Stearns

Coleman Foundation Chairholder in Entrepreneurship Studies and Founder/Executive Director, Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, California State University, Fresno, CA

Entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship Programs Weather the Wavy
Economic Seas

Entrepreneurship programs reviewed and evaluated

Roz Jaffer, Administrator, Business and Economics Department

Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

Entrepreneurship program

Teaching "The Numbers” to Student Entrepreneurs

Tailoring entrepreneurship programs to suit students’ backgrounds

John Peterson, Instructor of Entrepreneurship

Marquette University College of Business Administration, Miwaukee, WI

Entrepreneurship program

Crossing the Border Collaboration

NWACC, the Cherokee Nation and Rogers State University collaborate to offer entrepreneurship programs

Tim Cornelius, VP Learning: Global Business, Health Professions, & External Programs; in collaboration with George Tanner

NorthWest arkansas Community College, Bentonville, AR

Entrepreneurship programs

The Graying of America and the New Entrepreneurial Challenge

Healthy "Main Street” commerce and the role
of community colleges in educating the next generation of business owners

Gail E. Carberry, EdD, President, and member, NACCE Board of Directors

Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA

Entrepreneurship program

Are We Teaching Entrepreneurs What They Really Need to Know?

Entrepreneurship programs and business success in the
restaurant industry

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, Associate Preofessor

Kingsborough Community College, CCNY, NY

Entrepreneurship program

On Why We Teach About Financial Projections

Relationship of profit and loss, cost of sales, cash flow, and financial projections

Tim Berry, President and Founder

Palo Alto Software

Entrepreneurship programs

Building Asheville’s Natural Products Platform

Traditional and non-traditional support services for entrepreneurs in the natural products industries in western North Carolina

Scott N. McKinney, VP for Business and Finance

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC

Entrepreneurship program launch

Metropolitan Community Colleges Established Blue
Sky Fund

Omaha, NE’s MCC announces Blue Sky Fund to support innovative entrepreneurial endeavors of students
NACCE member Amelia Schulz Director, Business & Entrepreneurship Center and Associate Faculty, SIFE Faculty Advisor Feather River College, Quincy, CA

2012 Summer/Fall

10 Years of NACCE NACCE Looking Forward
to the Next 10 Years
S. Prestley Blake’s grant and others spurred the growth of E-ship programs and NACCE in Springfield, MA Ronald Thomas, PhD, Board Chair NACCE President, Dakota County Technical College

10 Years of NACCE

An Idea That Instigated a Movement

History of NACCE and happenings around the world during the past 10 years

Tech entrepreneurs success

Build an Ecosystem

Business accelerator model to grow new tech businesses

Cem Erdem, Founder, President, CEO

Augusoft, Inc. and NACCE Board Member

Workforce training

Education: The Entrepreneurial Foundation

Lorain County CC’s Entrepreneurship Program

Roy Church, President

Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH

Innovative Education program

Taking Students to Launch

Enterprise LAUNCH program: rapid launch of new business devised at Santa Barbara City College

Melissa Moreno, JD, Director

Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Santa Barbars City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Entrepreneurial profiles

BOSI – The Breakthrough
in Understanding Entrepreneurial Behavior

Analyses of leadership styles:Builders, Opportunists, Specialists, Innovators (BOSI)

Joe Abraham, Serial Entrepreneur and author

10 Years of NACCE

Through NACCE’s 10 Years

Photo spread celebrating 10th anniversary of NACCE

Entrepreneur success story

Student Entrepreneur
Buoyed by Mentoring,
Startup Award

Kristan Votta, founder of Sugar Strings Swimwear Company

Community partnership

Local Company Provides Grants, Scholarships to College’s Entrepreneurs

Medicine Hat College receives gifts to provide business grants to students

Community partnership

Community Colleges
Evolving into Hubs of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Innovation Fund America: Partnership of Lorain County CC and Kauffman Foundation

Thomas Ruhe, VP of Entrepreneurship

Ewing Kauffman Foundation

Serial Entrepreneurship

Serial Entrepreneurship: Educating for Lifelong Opportunity

Entrepreneurship as a means of exploring career options

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Entrepreneurship programs

JCCC’s Journey with the Ice House Movement

Kauffman Foundation’s Ice House Project at JCCC

Donna Duffey, Professor and Dept. Chair, Entrepreneurship

Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship Students Partner with Community to Make it Happen!

Small business idea competition for Intro to Entrepreneurship students

Lisa Tschammer, Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Business Entrepreneurship Center Coordinator

Central Community College, Hastings, NE and Owner, Dynamic Concepts

Entrepreneurial success

Five Important Qualities of Entrepreneurial Leadership

Outline of entrepreneurial

George P. Betts, DBA, GRI

Southern Arkansas University Tech, Camden, AR

Entrepreneur success story

Jackie Babicky-Peterson

Strategic Advisor

Portland Community College Small Business Development Center

Entrepreneurship programs

Winning the Challenge

The value of entrepreneurship education

Ronald Thomas, PhD, Board Chair NACCE

President, Dakota County Technical College

Economic development issues

Will a New Breed of Entrepreneur Fix the
Global Economy?

Global Entrepreneurship Congress, Liverpool, UK

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Entrepreneurship program

Making Entrepreneurial Education the Beginning
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GO WEST! Making, Inventing, & Entrepreneurship: New Pathways & New Opportunities

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