Union College Mechanical Engineering 2017'
University Innovation Fellow 2015'
General Electric Star Award Recipient
Sean Farrell is a motivated, empathetic, inspiring individual who immerses himself in the entrepreneurial mindset; the cognitive directive to seek out problems, develop analytical processes, and act on a solution. He has diligently developed the entrepreneurial mindset throughout his life, further enhanced as a result of becoming a University Innovation Fellow. From campus-related issues to global issues, Sean strives to create tangible results. In particular, Sean has worked with another University Innovation Fellow to implement Union College’s first collaborative space - the Idea Lab. He has planned events to foster innovative thinking, such as bringing in the VP of Etsy, a leading e-commerce marketplace with an incredible mission. Furthermore, he is currently in the process of designing an interdisciplinary study-abroad program which focuses on creating tangible solutions to problems in developing countries. Sean dedicates himself to igniting innovative solutions, no matter how difficult the challenge.
University Innovation Fellows Spring 2016: