Entrepreneurship Immersion Week

Hiram Hosts EEC's Entrepreneurship Immersion Week

This August, Hiram's Center for Integrated Entrepreneurship hosted the Entrepreneurship Education Consortium's Entrepreneurship Immersion Week (EIW), a program recognized nationally for its innovativeness in teaching entrepreneurship. This year forty-six students attended academic sessions and participated in breakout sessions to explore business ideas, innovation, creativity, and networking. Each team also spent the week developing a business concept that they then presented to a panel of judges at the end of the week. The winning teams this year were: Ashland University, Kent State and John Carroll, respectively.

While Hiram did not finish in the top three, they still had a great experience and learned a little of what it takes to develop and idea and be an entrepreneur. Representing Hiram at EIW2013 were: Bhavneet Kala '14, Ryan Kuhar '13, Kaitlin Ruszkowski '14, Elle Rochford '14 and Shane Young '14. Be sure to ask them about their experience when you see them!

To learn more about Entrepreneurship Immersion Week visit: http://www.immersionweek.org/immersionWeek.htm

Next year's Immersion Week will be hosted at the University of Akron, August 3-8, 2014. If you'd like more information about this event, or about attending next year's EIW event, please contact Kay Molkentin at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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