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YELS Summer Luncheon 2016

Entrepreneurship program completes successful summer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida celebrated 56 high school students who completed the four-week Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability (YELS) program during the Awards Lunch Celebration on July 15. The program is the only one in the United States specifically developed for high school students to learn

UF's Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability

Entrepreneurship program honored by City of Gainesville

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Gainesville’s City Commission officially declared July 7, 2016, as Young Entrepreneurship for Leadership & Sustainability (YELS) Day, honoring the entrepreneurship program that has positively impacted the lives of hundreds of students for a decade. YELS, offered by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center at the Warrington College of

Susana Santos, Jamie Kraft, Kristin Joos, James Parenteau, Synclair Henry and Nola Miyasaki

Entrepreneurship program wins national honor

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability (YELS) Summer Program won the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) 2016 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education—Outstanding Specialty Entrepreneurship Program Award on Jan. 11 during USASBE’s 2016 Conference in San Diego. YELS, offered by the

David Corbin

Lessons learned from CEI program drives student to be a “change-maker”

David Corbin, then a senior at American Heritage School in Boca Raton, Fla., returned from a five-week summer program at UF a different person. The program, Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability (YELS), made him determined to be a “change-maker.” When Corbin (BS ’15, MSRE ’16) heard about a woman

UF's Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability

CEI program recognized by national entrepreneurship organization

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida’s Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership and Sustainability (YELS) Summer Program, sponsored by the Warrington College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation (CEI), was named a finalist for the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) 2015 Excellence in Entrepreneurship Education—Outstanding

UF summer program for high school students kicks off Sunday

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration at the University of Florida will host 41 accomplished and highly-motivated high school students during the UF Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability (YELS) summer program. YELS is the only summer program in the United States developed specifically for high school

New high school sustainability project launches this summer

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – UF Young Entrepreneurs for Leadership & Sustainability is pleased to announce the launch of its Summer 2012 pilot program: Gainesville Summer Service Project. This project allows high school students in the Gainesville-area to learn about innovation and sustainability while serving as volunteers with local organizations. It also