Fellow:Ulysses Knight

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Ulysses S. Knight, III is currently pursuing his Graduate Certificate in Project Management at Virginia State University. Ulysses obtained his B.S. degree in Business Management with a minor in International Business from Virginia State University as well. During his undergraduate career, he studied abroad in Shanghai, China, focusing on International Business in a Chinese Market and Chinese Culture & Language. 

Ulysses extensive leadership involvement granted him the opportunity to advance innovation, entrepreneurship, and creativity at Virginia State University as a University Innovation Fellow, affiliated with Stanford University and Venture Well (formally known as NCIIA).

Currently, he is a research assistant in the Department of Engineering working with a solar panel system project to expand solar panel usage throughout the campus. Also, he is a Graduate Recruiting Assistant in the Office of Graduate Admissions. Some of his past work experiences include Economic Development, Business Development, Real Estate Development, Urban and Regional Planning, and Property Management. These experiences has given Ulysses a breadth of knowledge in multiple disciplines, allowing him to be innovative when needed. His passion is to help others realize their true potential.

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