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Interdisciplinary Center for Entrepreneurship & E-business

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Description

The Interdisciplinary Center for Entrepreneurship and E-Business (ICEEB) is dedicated to developing the entrepreneurial spirit at North Carolina A&T State University. The ICEEB offers a variety of programs to help students explore and experience entrepreneurship. Students can take entrepreneurial courses to earn a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. The ICEEB matches students with successful entrepreneurs to provide hands-on experiential learning opportunities such as the Entrepreneurial Scholars Program, Mentoring, and the E-Lab Course. Qualified start-ups from the E-Lab will be hosted in the Virtual Incubator for a year. Outreach activities sponsored by the ICEEB include a Lecture Series, Seminars and Workshops, and the Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurs Conference. The ICEEB Staff, the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO), and the Faculty Interest Group provide support for students in their entrepreneurial endeavors. Outstanding student entrepreneurs and Business Plan Competition winners are recognized at the annual Entrepreneurship Awards function.

Mission

Provide a platform for students:

  • To promote and foster entrepreneurship as a career option.
  • To provide opportunities for student to meet and work with practicing entrepreneurs.
  • To increase students' participation in e-business.
  • To encourage and support experiential learning in entrepreneurship.
  • To facilitate collaboration with community organizations to strengthen minority business.
  • To encourage and support research in entrepreneurship and e-business.

Activities

  • Lecture Series
    • Throughout the year, the ICEEB invites prominent entrepreneurs to the campus to share their stories. The lecture series is opened to the general public. It is an opportunity for students to meet with and learn from successful entrepreneurs as well for the ICEEB to build relationships with the business community.
  • Seminars and Workshops
    • The seminars and workshops, while providing a valuable education to our students and local entrepreneurs, also provide an excellent networking opportunity for students and faculty.
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs Conference
    • The ICEEB sponsors the Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurs Conference to showcase and celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit that is thriving on the North Carolina A&T State University Campus. The one-day event includes student presentations, workshops, keynote speaker, and networking opportunities.
  • Awards
    • Student Entrepreneur of the Year.
    • Alumni Entrepreneur of the Year
    • Business Plan Competition winners
    • Student Entrepreneur of the Year

Contact Information

Dr. Thaddeus McEwen                        

mcewent@ncat.edu

(336) 285-3356

North Carolina A&T State University

Quiester Craig Hall

Greensboro, NC 27411


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