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Entrepreneurship program finishes runner-up for national award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program (MSE) at the Hough Graduate School of Business at the Warrington College of Business Administration was named Runner-Up for the 2012 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) National Model Graduate Entrepreneurship Program award. The winner of the award, the University of Missouri at Kansas City, was announced during USASBE’s annual conference January 12-15 in New Orleans, following a final round of presentations by program

Entrepreneurship program named finalist for national award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship Program (MSE) at the Hough Graduate School of Business at the Warrington College of Business Administration was named a finalist for the 2012 United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) National Model Graduate Entrepreneurship Program award. The winner of the award will be announced during USASBE’s annual conference January 12-15 in New Orleans. “We are honored to be selected as finalists for this award,” said MSE

UF entrepreneurship students take the startup LEAP of faith

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Students participating in the Thomas S. Johnson Master of Science in Entrepreneurship (MSE) program will not only learn about starting new ventures in the classroom, but will apply those concepts directly to the creation of their own businesses as part of the new Lean Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program (LEAP). LEAP is the MSE program’s newest component—implemented into the MSE curriculum this fall— and is designed to combine the principle and practice of entrepreneurship. As part of LEAP, students

UF, Warrington celebrates CEI, Experiential Learning Lab dedication

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The newly-remodeled Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI) and its Jeff Gold Experiential Learning Laboratory was officially dedicated in a ceremony Friday morning at David Stuzin Hall on the campus of the University of Florida. “CEI’s mission is to teach, coach and inspire, and this new space is worthy of our innovative programs and students,” CEI Executive Director Jamie Kraft said. “From the technology to the design, the focus will be on creative experimentation and learning by

UF alums, Heggestad honored at Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gainesville businessman Richard Allen and UF alumni David Greiff and Brent Berthy were honored for their entrepreneurial achievements at the S. Clark Butler Entrepreneur of the Year Awards on April 8 at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center . The awards are sponsored by UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI). CEI bestows these honors each year in recognition of those who best exemplify the ideals of entrepreneurship. The winners were chosen based on their major

Young entrepreneurs bring real change to UF campus, community

Gainesville, Fla. –More than 50,000 students started school at UF last week, but 23 very special high school students got a head start on them this summer. Those students declared themselves agents for change, as they participated in the second annual Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Change (YELC) Program, offered by UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI). During those six weeks, YELC students took two college-level courses, “Exploring Entrepreneurship” and “Social Problems and Solutions,” and expanded their knowledge of

UF’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at the top in rankings

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) was ranked in the “First Tier” of regional entrepreneurship programs for 2005 by the research firm EntrePoint in its Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program Rankings. This is the first time that Warrington’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation has been named one of the 13 centers in the “Top Tier.” The Annual Collegiate Entrepreneurship Program Rankings were compiled through a combination of survey information collected from faculty, students, center directors, deans and program heads, as