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Dr. Mark and Shelly Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Kick-Offs The WU Underground Internship (4333 hits)

The WU Underground Internship has officially begun! Through the Dr. Mark and Shelly Wilson Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the CO-OP Project Success Grant. The 10-week paid internship will give students the opportunity to explore, plan, and implement Phase I of the Wilberforce University Dining Services. The “hands on” experience will offer each student an intense Boot Camp with Faculty and Entrepreneurs, Idea Factory Phase I and II training, Boot Camps from Idea to Implementation, and the opportunity to shadow franchises such as Denny’s Headquarters, The Corp at Georgetown University, The Black Enterprise Summit and many more.

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation was established through a generous gift from alumni Dr. Mark Wilson and his wife Shelly Wilson. Dr. Mark Wilson serves as Chairman of the Wilberforce University Board of Trustees and is the CEO/Founder of Chime Solutions, Inc. The Wilson’s have given their time and talent to Wilberforce University and are the examples of entrepreneurs we seek for our students. The Wilson’s generosity has positioned The Center as a place where ideas of entrepreneurship and innovation become reality.

About the Center

The mission of The Center is to generate change through entrepreneurship and innovation. The Center’s foundational strategy consists of engagement, experiential learning, and research. The Center seeks:
•to increase entrepreneurship in the communities our students represent
•to facilitate change through experiential learning opportunities
•to serve as a research hub that produces accessible resources for our communities
•to develop innovative strategies to generate new ideas and practices

The Center’s Structure: The Center is led by the Collaborative Leadership Model. Faculty and Staff direct the efforts of The Center activities, while the day to day operations are led by an Executive Director. The Collaborative Leadership Model is charged with identifying opportunities to engage our communities in solution making through entrepreneurship and innovation.

To learn more about The Center and how you can partner for future endeavors please contact thecenter@wilberforce.edu

http://wilberforce.edu/
Posted By: Elynor Moss
Tuesday, June 19th 2018 at 11:11AM
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