Managing the 3 Rs of academic entrepreneurship centers

Rooms. Resources. Relationships.

Whether you run a university entrepreneurship program, a startup incubator, or an accelerator program, you have the same challenges:

  • Activate the ecosystem around your campus
  • Engage with the broader business community
  • Manage and maximize your physical assets

This panel of experienced program directors join Coworks CEO DeShawn Brown, himself a graduate of such programs and a repeat founder.

Watch the full webinar and learn about their best practices and vision for the future of academic innovator programs.

Managing the 3 Rs of academic entrepreneurship centers

Meet the webinar panelists

Haley Huie
Haley Huie leads the Entrepreneurship Clinic and Andrews Launch Accelerator at NC State University to support student entrepreneurs and the local ecosystem. She leads signature programs to support venture growth and connects the student talent pipeline at NC State with companies and career opportunities. 

Lewis Sheats
At Saint Louis University’s Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, Sheats is the Director of the Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship. previously, Sheats was assistant vice provost for entrepreneurship at NC State University and executive director of the NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic. 

Sara Bennett
Sara Bennett is the Director of the Central Community College Entrepreneurship Center after more than a decade of service as the associate director of the Nebraska Business Development Center at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. 


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