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2nd Annual Conference | Overland PArk, KS | 2004

Creating Economic Vitality Through Entrepreneurship and Incubation Education at the Community College Level

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Highlights

Paul J. Magelli, Sr. Keynote Speaker at NACCE 2004 Conference

Barry Moltz, author and serial entrepreneur, speaks at NACCE 2004 Conference in Overland Park, Kansas.

Dr. Karl Vesper, Professor, University of Washington Business School and a recognized expert on entrepreneurship was the Opening Session speaker on Monday, October 11 at 8:30 a.m.

NACCE gratefully acknowledges a grant from the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City in support of the 2004 Conference.

Three days of papers, panels, and roundtable sessions – plus opportunities to share ideas and resources – all designed to help your college and your community foster economic vitality through entrepreneurship and student business incubation education.

Conference attendance fee included a one-year membership in NACCE, a tour of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation headquarters, an event at Johnson County Community College, and a chance to meet the newly elected NACCE Board of Advisors.

Johnson County Community College hosted the conference attendees at a reception and PowerPoint Presentation on Monday, October 11, 2004. They had the opportunity to hear how Johnson is "Bridging the Credit/Noncredit Gap for Johnson County Entrepreneurs.”

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation welcomed conference attendees on Tuesday, October 12, 2004 with an introduction to the headquarters that is a source of support for entrepreneurship across the nation and a look at their vision for the future of entrepreneurship education.

Content

The Art of Finding "New” Money
Now is the time to get creative. This session discussed innovative approaches for getting local successful entrepreneurs to support entrepreneurship education programs.Carlene Cassidy, Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland, Sharon Schmickley, Howard Community College, Maryland and Diane Sabato, Springfield Technical Community College, Massachusetts

Virtual Enterprise: Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum via Business Simulation
The basics of the Virtual Enterprise business simulation model and how it is applied across curricula and with diverse student populations. Jonathan Deutsch, et.al, Kingsborough Community College, New York

Blended e-Learning: An Innovative Approach in Entrepreneurship Education
Face-to-face instruction and online content provide students with a business planning process that can be used as a strategic tool to help start their businesses. Tina Sterling, The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Missouri

How Does The Garden Grow? Student Business Incubation
Two different approaches to business incubation and entrepreneurship education from different parts of the world.Chuck Loomis, Shoreline Community College, Washington and Mike Fermanis, Whitireia Community Polytechnic, New Zealand

The Science of Utilizing "Old” Money
Everything you always wanted to know about obtaining grants and developing the usual sources of funding, but didn’t know who to ask. Steven Budd, Springfield Technical Community College, Massachusetts

Illumination via the Ethernet – Web-based Entrepreneurship Education
This unique curriculum and methodology, in its seventh year, has made this a very successful program for students starting their own businesses. Guy Sanders, Nova Scotia Community College, Strait Area Campus

Same Tune, New Lyrics – Preparing Faculty and Staff for Incorporating Entrepreneurship Education into the Curriculum
It’s all about including rather than excluding. Two approaches to faculty support for entrepreneurship education as an important part of the curriculum. Tim Mittan, Southeast Community College, Nebraska and Leona Ittleman, Springfield Technical Community College, Massachusetts

Even Liberal Arts Students Need to Make a Living – Entrepreneurship Across the Curriculum
Starting a business is not particular to business majors. Educating prospective entrepreneurs needs to take place in all disciplines. Christine Helm, Fashion Institute of New York, New York and Sharon Schmickley, Howard Community College, Maryland

There’s Safety in Numbers – Linking Entrepreneurship Education to Industrial Cluster Development
Twelve colleges are participating in a U.S. Department of Education-funded initiative for supporting local business clusters. Each school is designing an entrepreneurship training module that specifically focuses on the unique needs of local business clusters. Erik Pages, EntreWorks Consulting, Virginia, Michael Sullivan, St. Petersburg College, Florida and Jonathan Deutsch, Kingsborough Community College, New York

How can NACCE and the NACCE Web Site: Work For You
Informational session on the new NACCE web site. We explored how NACCE and the NACCE website can help support your school's entrepreneurial programs. Jim Beane, NACCE Web Master, Springfield Technical Community College, Dan Moran, NACCE Director of Marketing & Public Relations and Heather Van Sickle, NACCE Web Master, STCC

Building A Solid Foundation: Collaboration and Linkages
Going out into the community and getting help for the budding entrepreneurs your college is educating. Carlene Cassidy, Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland, Diane Sabato, Springfield Technical Community College, Massachusetts

National Content Standards for Entrepreneurship Education
Preparing youth and adults to succeed in an entrepreneurial economy. Developed by the consortium for Entrepreneurship Education. Cathy Ashmore, Executive Director, Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education

Comments

"I found the NACCE conference in Kansas City to be enlightening. I'm sure I will be able to use my new contacts to help our school in progressing forward."
Beth Deinert, Southeast Community College

"I want to let you know how very much I enjoyed the NACCE conference. It was one of the best events I have attended in some time and I was truly impressed with the quality of the guest speakers and the overall organization of the conference. You did a great job!"
Barbara Jones, The University of Texas at Austin

"Thank you for a great conference and creating a learning environment that made it a very positive experience. I met a lot of people and made a number of great contacts."
Chuck Loomis, Shoreline Community College

"I attended last year's conference and am looking forward to next year. I always leave with valuable information—energy to move forward with my program and the enthusiasm to add and grow what we can offer."
Paulette Millette, York County Community College

"I have acquired valuable curriculum planning materials and can now enjoy a network of champions for entrepreneurship who I can look to for support and ideas as we more fully implement our entrepreneurship program."
Nancy Nuell, Montgomery College

"I thought this conference was exceptional. It provided great ideas to take home and start on immediately. It also had valuable partners and networking possibilities."
Renee Harbin, Garden City Community College

"This is a much needed organization with more to offer than any other group with which I have been involved."
Ed White, Dean, Danville Community College

"Without NACCE where would you obtain the networking advice and help?!"
D.B. Probyn, Metro Community College

"This conference has been extremely well planned and beautifully executed. By attending NACCE I have been able to see successful models for a lot of different approaches."
Liz Grizzard, Southside Virginia Community College

"The conference was informative, interesting, dynamic and a real mind-stirring experience for me. The speakers, sessions and roundtables were perfectly orchestrated to keep my energy high and my mind engaged in the visions of what more I can do for entrepreneurship in Delaware! I appreciate the work of NACCE and applaud your outcomes!”
Stephanie Beaudet, AVP Corporate and Community Programs, Delaware Technical & Community College

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