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2014 Summer/Fall  

Chairman’s Letter


The Outgrowth of
Sharing Ideas


New initiatives and innovations, including the ETC program,  at Indian River State College enhance entrepreneurship culture throughout the campus.


Edwin Massey



Board Chair, NACCE; President, Indian River State College


Entrepreneurship program development


Students Gain From Building the Entrepreneurship Mindset

Integrating traditional academic roles with greater student participation in meaningful entrepreneurial projects is critical to programs’ growth.


Entrepreneurship program development

Annual Award Program Pays Big – and Unexpected – Dividends

 Entrepreneur of the Year Award, given through Indian River State College Foundation, promotes entrepreneurship programs on many college campuses.  

Educational issues


The Entrepreneurial Method in Action at Patrick Henry Community College


Entrepreneurial method applied to answer question of dropping enrollment. Creating a program to provide students with transportation was one solution.


Heather van Sickle, President & CEO



 Entrepreneurship program development

Mapping Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Appalacia

Various community resources, including community colleges, incubators, venture capital firms, are used to develop new trainings and initiatives.

Griffin Cottle, Director, Small Business & Entrepreneuship Center

Jefferson Community and Technical College, Louisville, KY

Entrepreneur success
Independence Community College’s “Entrepreneurial Mindset” Bolsters Inventive Entrepreneur

John Davolt’s invention and product development of MagModz toy cars


Entrepreneurship program development 

Are You Being Authentically Entrepreneurial in Your Classroom?The importance of pushing boundaries and taking risks by entrepreneurship educators

Thomas Ruhe, VP of Entrepreneurship

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation


Entrepreneurship programs


HP LIFE e-Learning Inspires Winning Team of N.C. Entrepreneurs


SkillsUSA - partnership of students, teachers and industry reps working together to insure a skilled workforce


Entrepreneurship program development

Today’s Successful Entrepreneurs Use a Pathway Model to Create Solutions

The Venture Center offers skills training and support needed for entrepreneurial success.

Amy Pietsch, Director of the Venture Center

Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI


Entrepreneurship programs


2013 Coleman Action Grantees Illuminate New Ways for Colleges to Learn 

11 community colleges were awarded Coleman grants and adopt new learning strategies during their grant year.

Christine Pigsley, Coleman Grant Project Liaison



Educational issues


Building an Entrepreneurial Pipeline from High Schools to Community Colleges


Entrepreneurship training of high school students to prepare for entry to community college programs in Michigan


Educational issues


The Engaged Student, the Engaged College, and the Engaged Community


Community engagement programs at community colleges prepare students to meet the complex challenges of the workplace.

Tim Putnam, Associate Director, NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, Mason City, Iowa; Andrew Lambert, Marketing Professor, IVy Tech Community College, Bloomington, IN

Entrepreneurship program developmentEvaluating Small Business Training Programs Designing, delivering and evaluating training programs for small business owners Richard T. Bliss, Professor of Finance

 Babson College, Wellesley, MA


Entrepreneurial success

Teaching Entrepreneurial Small Businesses How to Tap into Federal Research

Federally-funded laboratories as untapped resources for small businesses

Shirley D. Collier, CEO

Scale2Market, LLC

Entrepreneurial successWhy Community Colleges Are Ideal Linchpins of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Brad Field’s book,  “Start-Up Communities”; community colleges can cultivate success factors from the bottom up.

Norris Krueger, consultant

College of Western Idaho, Boise, Idaho

Entrepreneurial success storyWith Help from Broome Community College, Innovative Clothes Drying Technology is on its Way

Hybridry founders Bob Zielewicz, son Matthew and Daughter Sarah, designed clothes dryer technology using recycled natural gas or bio-fuel

Keith Davis, Freelancer


SUNY Broome Community College, Binghamton, NY

 Entrepreneurial successUsing Strategic Questions to Drive Entrepreneurial Performance

Guiding start-ups to clearly define their business ideas and goals

Mike Tumbarello, Coordinator, Garrett Center for Entrepreneurship

Garrett College, McHenry, MD

Entrepreneurship programs


$150,000 Available in the NACCE Entrepreneurial College in Action Grant Competition

Coleman Foundation 2014 Grant Competition at NACCE Conference October 12-15, 2014


Entrepreneurial profiles


Rick MacLennan


Garrett College President is featured.

2014 Spring/Summer 

Chairman’s Letter


Be Ambitious in Building Partnerships


The importance of relationship amongst business, industry and education


Edwin Massey, PhD 


Board Chair, NACCE; President, Indian River State College


The Entrepreneurial Mindset 


Meeting the Future’s Challenges


Community colleges’ challenge to develop entrepreneurial thinking and practice

Is Your College 
Entrepreneurially Minded?
 SidebarQuestions to ask when building the entrepreneurial mindset across programs  
PFEP Action Step #2: Increasing Entrepreneurs’  


Asheville Gets Its Accelerator, Thanks to Leadership from an EntrepreneurTroy Trolle, founder and CTO of DigitalChalk, brings a tech accelerator to

Ashville, NC

New ParadigmsWhy Community Colleges Are

Becoming Obsolete

The growing need for colleges to move from being content creators to content curatorsThomas Ruhe, VP of  Entrepreneurship Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Lessons LearnedIgniting Local Economies Through EntrepreneurshipSmall businesses and their roles in fueling economic recovery and healthy communities

Karen-Michelle Mirko, VP Marketing, Sales & Meaningful Collisions

Entrepreneurship in


Young Ohio Entrepreneur Gains Support Through 
Blackstone LaunchPad

Lorain County CC assists students in launching their own businesses with a program funded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation

NACCE SummitsSupporting Artisan and Tourism-Based Entrepreneurs in West VirginiaOne-day summit at New River Community & Technical College titled “Entrepreneurial Rural Community Colleges: Growing Entrepreneurs

and Igniting Economic Vitality

Sam’s Club Shared VisionGoing Big? Then Partner Up!NACCE and Sam’s Club

partner to train and/or direct services to small businesses

Effectuation in ActionNACCE’s Entrepreneurial Method Journey with Patrick Henry Community College 

Goals of the community college and 5 principles of entrepreneurship 


Heather van Sickle, 
President & CEO


Experiential Learning


Purpose and Hustle: Expanding the Leader’s Toolkit


Leadership by community college presidents


Doan Winkel, NACCE Entrepreneurial Leadership Fellow and Asst. Professor of Entrepreneurship


Illinois State University, Normal, IL

PFEP Action Step #2


Ecosystem Mapping:
A Map for Success

Making connections in the community as strategy for success of entrepreneurship programs at community collegesCynthia M.

Tauscher, Coordinator of Workforce Solutions


Northeast State Community College, Blountville, TN


Teaching Tools


Sharing an Entrepreneurial Vision


5 quick tips to share with students preparing to share their entrepreneurial vision


Corey Pruitt, Faculty Chair, Communications Department Faculty Development Co- Coordinator


Rio Salado College, Tempe, AZ


Hallmarks of Entrepreneurial Success


Collaboration and Community Involvement Bring “Real World” to Students


Red Rock CC’s innovative curriculum involving successful local owners


Donna Armelino, Department Chair - Business


Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO


Coleman Grants in Action


The Five “Ators” That Hasten Entrepreneurship


Economic development initiatives that serve a diverse population in eastern West Virginia


Joe Kapp, Entrepreneur in Residence


Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College, Lost City, WV


Think Virtual


For Hire: Virtual Entrepreneurs


Community college partnering with SamaSource to provide online educational services in rural California


Tiffiney Lozano, New World
of Work


Feather River College, Quincy, CA

New Resources


Stoking the Entrepreneurial Fire of Entry-level Students


Flathead’s Thinkering course aimed at preparing students for entrepreneurial careers


Lynn Farris, Principle Investigator of EnGineering Flathead’s Future Grant TRIO Student Support Services & Upward Bound Director


Flathead Valley Community College, Kalispell, Montana


NACCE Member News


Robeson Community College Hosts 8th Annual Entrepreneur Academy


2-weekend seminars teach individuals the basics of starting their own businesses


Dennis Watts, Public Information Officer


Robeson Community College, Lumberton,NC


Social Entrepreneurship


Three New Legal Structures Available for Social Entrepreneurs


Supporting social agendas while starting a business


Len Eichler, Associate Director, SBDC


Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City, FL


Member News


Houston Mayor Highlights HCC Entrepreneurial Initiatives


Mayor Annise Parker at meeting of Houston Business Procurement Forum


Entrepreneurial College in Action


Engage, Engage, Engage!


Community colleges encouraged to create or expand teams dedicated to entrepreneurship


Bruce McHenry, Business Faculty & Director


Community Entrepreneurship Center, South Mountain Community College, Phoenix, AZ

Member Spotlight

Dr. Lee Lambert

Pima Community College, Tuscon, AZ

2014 Winter/Spring


Educational issues

Taking Our Place at the TableParticipation in 2012 White House summit on higher education revealed changing and more influential role of community colleges in the USEdwin Massey, PhD, Board Chair, NACCE; President Indian River State College, Ft. Pierce, FL
Entrepreneurship program developmentWhat's on NACCE’s 2014 Agenda?Q & A with Heather van SickleHeather van Sickle, Publisher NACCE Journal

Entrepreneurial success

Entrepreneurship, Personal Style, and CommunicationEffective communication with colleagues and customers is key to entrepreneurial success George P. Betts, DBA, GRI, InstructorSouthern Arkansas University Tech, Camden, AR
Entrepreneurship programsConnect Your Passion: Entrepreneurship at Olds CollegeThe iPad as “best mobile learning device available today”Toby Williams, Director, Entrepreneurship and International Development

Olds College, Olds, Alberta, Canada

Entrepreneurship program development

Generating Revenues Through Fee-based Services

Methods of developing self-sustaining entrepreneurial programs at community collegesChristine Mollenkopf-Pigsley, NACCE Curriculum & Training FellowNACCE
Entrepreneur success storyEntrepreneurial Dreams Take Root Through Community Partnership Brian Sundberg and Presley Alexander’s plant-start business profile
Entrepreneurial successNACCE FastPitch Competition Hits a Homerun Business plan competition in Charlotte, NCR. Gary Muller, Business Programs Dept. Head and NACCE Community Outreach FellowCatawba Valley Community College, Hickory, NC
Entrepreneurship programsDirect Selling Companies Make Great Student-run participates in student-run business programsAmy Valente, PMP, MBA, NACCE Fellow and Business Faculty Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY
Entrepreneurial successThe Importance of Community for SolopreneursBetter, Smarter, Richer MasterMind study groups offered by PCC Jackie B. Peterson, Strategic Advisor, SBDCPortland Community College, Portland, OR
Entrepreneurship programsPitch Competition Is a Tool for Growing Entrepreneur Engagement 2nd Annual Innovation Summit in KCJay Matlack, Workforce Development Coordinator KCKCCKansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, Kansas
Economic development issuesNACCE Summits Drive Economic DevelopmentNACCE, HP and Coleman Foundation sponsored 5 regional entrepreneurship summits across the countryTim Putnam, Associate Director, NIACC John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and NACCE Fellow North Iowa Area Community College, Mason City, IA

Entrepreneurship program development

A Partnership for Economic DevelopmentThe Sirolli Method of Enterprise Facilitation, a client-driven process Sharon Bedard, Business Facilitator, Grow! Highland County; and Russ Brewer, Enterprise Center Coordinator, Southern State Community College, Winchester, Ohio
Entrepreneurial successSocial Networks as Resource NetworksStudents’ social networking as entrepreneurial tool Eric Liguori, Asst. Professor and Asst. Director, Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, California State University Fresno, CA; and John Bendickson, Louisiana State University, LA
Entrepreneurship programsEntrepreneur Boot Camp for High School Students in Northwest Arkansas Arkansas students attend week-long entrepreneurial workshop focused on starting their own businessesEvelyn E. Jorgenson, PhD, PresidentNorthWest Arkansas Community College, Bentonville, AR
Entrepreneurship program developmentAn EIR? What’s That? I Want One!
(I Think)
Definition and description of “Entrepreneur in Residence” in the academic settingJohn Liddy, NACCE Entrepreneurial Leadership Fellow & Entrepreneur in ResidenceCayuga Community College, Auburn, NY
Entrepreneurship program developmentWhy I Am Using HP LIFE in My Community College Classroom?Developing and using online learning toolsBarbara Millard, NACCE Ambassador for HPLIFE; and Assoc. Professor, Entrepreneurship ProgramJohnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
Entrepreneurship program development Add a Dash of Creativity to the Topic of InnovationNew ways to increase student motivation and retentionMary Beth Izard, Professor Emeritus; Author; and President Acheve Consulting
Entrepreneurial profiles Dr. Janice Gilliam PresidentNortheast State Community College, Blountville, TN
2013 Winter/Spring

Entrepreneurship programs

Championing Entrepreneurial Education for All Students

Champions of entrepreneurship programs make the difference between success and failure.

Daniel Paul Larson, DMA Board Chair, National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship and President, Cayuga Community College
Entrepreneurship programs Navigating Entrepreneurship: Finding an Internal Champion Champions and leaders roles and responsibilities within community college entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship program

NACCE Launches Summit Series

First Regional Summit
Series Competition gathered stakeholders to build entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship program

Venturing into Technology Commercialization

Tech commercialization at Lorain Community College meets users’ needs.

Roy Church, President

Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH

Entrepreneurial success

The Art of the Pitch

10th Annual NACCE Conference awarded grants for effective "elevator pitch” presentations.

Cem Erdem, Founder, President, CEO

Augusoft, Inc. and NACCE Board Member
Entrepreneurship programs

Q&A with the New
Curriculum and Training Fellows

Answers to questions about teaching in an entrepreneurship program
Christine Mollenkopf-Pigsley, Dakota County Technical College, Rosemount, MN and Amy Valente, Cayuga Community College, Auburn, NY

Entrepreneur success story

Turning Risk into
Opportunity Leads to
Multi-Million Dollar Business

Success story of Evelyn
Fletcher, founder and owner of Electronic Assembly Services in Houston, Texas

Ibrahim Firat, Director and Lead Faculty

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses, Houston Community College, Houston, TX

Entrepreneurship program

Fostering Partnerships
That Promote Entrepreneurialism
Partnership between

Illinois Valley Community College and the city of Ottawa, Canada

Dr. Jerry Corcoran, President

Illinois Valley Community College, Oglesby, IL

Entrepreneurship program

The Value of One-on-One…

Critical look at the uniqueness of entrepreneurship programs within the community college curriculum

Lisa Tschammer, Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Business Entrepreneurship Center Coordinator

Central Community College, Hastings, NE and Owner, Dynamic Concepts


The Financial Aid

Policy of ineligibility of entrepreneurship students for financial aid

Tony Fontes, Assistant Professor and Department Chair, Business Administration

Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA

Entrepreneurship program

Q&A with the Community Outreach Fellows

Working with the community to build a strong entrepreneurship program

Gary Muller, Catawba Community College, Hickory, NC and Tim Putnam of North Iowa Community College, Mason City, Iowa

Entrepreneur success

A Student Entrepreneur Showcase

College Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s top students honored

Katie Sowa,
Director of Operations

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Chicago, IL

Entrepreneurial profiles

Ayisha Sereni

Director, Center
for Entrepreneurial Studies

Montgomery County Community College, blue Bell, PA

2012 Winter/Spring

Economic development Winning the Challenge "Jobs for American Workers” status and NACCE’s role in entrepreneurial education Ronald E. Thomas, PhD Board Chair, NACCE and President, Dakota Technical College

Entrepreneurship program

Are You Listening? Engagement Strategies

Community engagement via Coleman grants at community colleges across the USA

Entrepreneurship programs

Enter NACCE’s 3-Minute
to Win It! Competition

3-minute elevator pitch video ideas to bring entrepreneurial alums to campus

Entrepreneurship program

For Real-World Impact
Give Your Entrepreneurship Program an "F”

"F” means faculty entrepreneurs for stronger student bodies and winning businesses

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Entrepreneurship program

Building a Program from
the Ground Up: Seven Key Strategies

Details of creation and challenges of an entrepreneurship
program at HCC

Sandra Louvier, Director, Center for Entrepreneurship; Maya Durnovo, Dean, Economic & Workforce Development

Houston Community College, Houston, TX
Entrepreneur success story Mompreneur’s Innovative Business Gives Children a
New Look
Kristin Benson Ellsworth’s Peeps Eyewear

Entrepreneurship program

Trans-disciplinary Entrepreneurship Initiative

The shared synergistic connection among all areas of study

John Butler, Assistant Professor of Business Administration & Marketing Management; Sera F. Serafini, Institutional Effectiveness Specialist

Indian River State College, Ft. Pierce, FL

Entrepreneurship program

On a Path to Success

Higher education as "structured chaos”, and the means to success
for students on the Entrepreneurial Pathway

Timothy M. Stearns

Coleman Foundation Chairholder in Entrepreneurship Studies and Founder/Executive Director, Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, California State University, Fresno, CA

Entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship Programs Weather the Wavy
Economic Seas

Entrepreneurship programs reviewed and evaluated

Roz Jaffer, Administrator, Business and Economics Department

Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI

Entrepreneurship program

Teaching "The Numbers” to Student Entrepreneurs

Tailoring entrepreneurship programs to suit students’ backgrounds

John Peterson, Instructor of Entrepreneurship

Marquette University College of Business Administration, Miwaukee, WI

Entrepreneurship program

Crossing the Border Collaboration

NWACC, the Cherokee Nation and Rogers State University collaborate to offer entrepreneurship programs

Tim Cornelius, VP Learning: Global Business, Health Professions, & External Programs; in collaboration with George Tanner

NorthWest arkansas Community College, Bentonville, AR

Entrepreneurship programs

The Graying of America and the New Entrepreneurial Challenge

Healthy "Main Street” commerce and the role
of community colleges in educating the next generation of business owners

Gail E. Carberry, EdD, President, and member, NACCE Board of Directors

Quinsigamond Community College, Worcester, MA

Entrepreneurship program

Are We Teaching Entrepreneurs What They Really Need to Know?

Entrepreneurship programs and business success in the
restaurant industry

Jonathan Deutsch, PhD, Associate Preofessor

Kingsborough Community College, CCNY, NY

Entrepreneurship program

On Why We Teach About Financial Projections

Relationship of profit and loss, cost of sales, cash flow, and financial projections

Tim Berry, President and Founder

Palo Alto Software

Entrepreneurship programs

Building Asheville’s Natural Products Platform

Traditional and non-traditional support services for entrepreneurs in the natural products industries in western North Carolina

Scott N. McKinney, VP for Business and Finance

Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, Asheville, NC

Entrepreneurship program launch

Metropolitan Community Colleges Established Blue
Sky Fund

Omaha, NE’s MCC announces Blue Sky Fund to support innovative entrepreneurial endeavors of students
NACCE member Amelia Schulz Director, Business & Entrepreneurship Center and Associate Faculty, SIFE Faculty Advisor Feather River College, Quincy, CA

2012 Summer/Fall

10 Years of NACCE NACCE Looking Forward
to the Next 10 Years
S. Prestley Blake’s grant and others spurred the growth of E-ship programs and NACCE in Springfield, MA Ronald Thomas, PhD, Board Chair NACCE President, Dakota County Technical College

10 Years of NACCE

An Idea That Instigated a Movement

History of NACCE and happenings around the world during the past 10 years

Tech entrepreneurs success

Build an Ecosystem

Business accelerator model to grow new tech businesses

Cem Erdem, Founder, President, CEO

Augusoft, Inc. and NACCE Board Member

Workforce training

Education: The Entrepreneurial Foundation

Lorain County CC’s Entrepreneurship Program

Roy Church, President

Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH

Innovative Education program

Taking Students to Launch

Enterprise LAUNCH program: rapid launch of new business devised at Santa Barbara City College

Melissa Moreno, JD, Director

Scheinfeld Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, Santa Barbars City College, Santa Barbara, CA

Entrepreneurial profiles

BOSI – The Breakthrough
in Understanding Entrepreneurial Behavior

Analyses of leadership styles:Builders, Opportunists, Specialists, Innovators (BOSI)

Joe Abraham, Serial Entrepreneur and author

10 Years of NACCE

Through NACCE’s 10 Years

Photo spread celebrating 10th anniversary of NACCE

Entrepreneur success story

Student Entrepreneur
Buoyed by Mentoring,
Startup Award

Kristan Votta, founder of Sugar Strings Swimwear Company

Community partnership

Local Company Provides Grants, Scholarships to College’s Entrepreneurs

Medicine Hat College receives gifts to provide business grants to students

Community partnership

Community Colleges
Evolving into Hubs of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Innovation Fund America: Partnership of Lorain County CC and Kauffman Foundation

Thomas Ruhe, VP of Entrepreneurship

Ewing Kauffman Foundation

Serial Entrepreneurship

Serial Entrepreneurship: Educating for Lifelong Opportunity

Entrepreneurship as a means of exploring career options

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Entrepreneurship programs

JCCC’s Journey with the Ice House Movement

Kauffman Foundation’s Ice House Project at JCCC

Donna Duffey, Professor and Dept. Chair, Entrepreneurship

Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS

Entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship Students Partner with Community to Make it Happen!

Small business idea competition for Intro to Entrepreneurship students

Lisa Tschammer, Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Business Entrepreneurship Center Coordinator

Central Community College, Hastings, NE and Owner, Dynamic Concepts

Entrepreneurial success

Five Important Qualities of Entrepreneurial Leadership

Outline of entrepreneurial

George P. Betts, DBA, GRI

Southern Arkansas University Tech, Camden, AR

Entrepreneur success story

Jackie Babicky-Peterson

Strategic Advisor

Portland Community College Small Business Development Center

Entrepreneurship programs

Winning the Challenge

The value of entrepreneurship education

Ronald Thomas, PhD, Board Chair NACCE

President, Dakota County Technical College

Economic development issues

Will a New Breed of Entrepreneur Fix the
Global Economy?

Global Entrepreneurship Congress, Liverpool, UK

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Entrepreneurship program

Making Entrepreneurial Education the Beginning

Community colleges as entrepreneurial entities, and educators of entrepreneurship

Roy Church, President

Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH

Financing for entrepreneurship

Breakthrough: Resources for Entrepreneurship Educators

The "Breakthrough” approach, based on the U.S. Baldrige Performance Excellence Program

Michael Kramer, CPA, Founder

SBDC Think Tank

Entrepreneurship programs

Creating a Global Perspective for Entrepreneurs

Ivy Tech CC’s approach to "thinking globally”

James Gordon, Asst. Professor

Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette, IN

Community partnerships

Montgomery County Community College President to Chair Cultural Initiative

Dr. Karen A. Stout, appointed chair of Creative MontCo

Entrepreneurial success

You Don’t Need to Drop
Out of School to Become
an Entrepreneur

Fostering entrepreneurship in current and future students at community colleges

Cem Erdem, Founder, President, CEO

Augusoft, inc, and NACCE Board Member

Entrepreneur success story

Future Looks Sunny for Minnesota Entrepreneur

Tom and Jenni Smude’s sunflower oil business

Greg Bergman, Director

North Central Minnesota Small Business Development Center, Brainard, MN
Community partnerships What Engages
Entrepreneurs? A Story
From Asheville
Troy Trolle, Asheville, NC business owner’s commitment to community college education NACCE Presidents for Entrepreneurship Forum

Community partnerships

Informal Group Stimulates Business Growth

Small business group supports local entrepreneurs and students

Lisa, Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Business Entrepreneurship Center Coordinator

Central Community College, Hastings, NE and Owner, Dynamic Concepts

Entrepreneurial success

What Traits Do Leaders and Entrepreneurs Share?

List of entrepreneurial characteristics

Paul B. Thornton, Professor of Business and Author of "Leadership - Off the Wall”

Springfield Technical Community College, Springfield, MA

Financing for entrepreneurs

Getting Local Support for Microlending

Raising capital from unexpected sources

Mark Olchefskie, Director of Business Acceleration & Incubation Services

John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center, North IA Area Community College, Mason City, IA


Entrepreneurial Spirit
Thriving in BES Incubators
at M State

Economic development encouraged by business incubators

Beth Pridday, Business & Entrepreneurial Services Executive Director

Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes, MN
Entrepreneurship program launch Milwaukee Area Technical College Opens Entrepreneurship Center

NACCE member

MACC’s Danny Lobina Wins State SBTDC Award

Economic development

Encouraging Low-Tech

Low-tech and high-tech ideas are all worthwhile.

Tony Fontes, Assistant Professor, Professional Studies

Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA
Community partnerships Monroe Community
College Hosts "Pathways
to Entrepreneurial Success III”
Community forum in Rochester, NY, providing information for business start-ups

Entrepreneur success story

Amy M. Pietsch


Fox Valley Technical College Venture Center, WI
Entrepreneurial success Defining Entrepreneurship Who is an entrepreneur? What is entrepreneurship? What does it mean to be an entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship program

Are You Helping
Entrepreneurs Plan for
the Real World?

Specific plans to teach entrepreneurship with an eye on reality

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Entrepreneurship program

Bunker Hill CC and Simmons College Collaborate on Entrepreneurship
Expert Assist Program

Coleman Foundation build pathways to collaboration

Financing for entrepreneurs

Iowa’s Statewide Business Plan Competition

Stimulating entrepreneurship by supporting start-up businesses

Jamie T. Zanios

North Iowa Area Community College, IA

Economic development

Entrepreneurship Addresses Both Unemployment and Underemployment

Entrepreneurship as part of the solution to economic downturn

Felix Haynes, Tom Tankersley

Hillsborough Community College, FL

Entrepreneurship programs

St. Petersburg College
Model Now Encompasses
All Facets of
Entrepreneurship Education

An outline of the entrepreneurship program at SPC

Shri Goyal, James Olliver, Sharon Setterlind

St. Petersburg College, FL

Entrepreneur success story

Q & A with Christian Hendricks

Christian is founder of Sagitta Marketing

Michael Simmons

Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

Entrepreneurship program

The Life of Entrepreneurship Education

Designing educational programs for entrepreneurship students focused on lowering risk

Ronald E. Thomas, PhD, President

Dakota County Technical College, MN

Community partnership

Training Dislocated Workers
to Become Entrepreneurs

MyBiz encourages dislocated workers to consider entrepreneurship

John J. Woods, PhD

Hinds Community College, MS
Community partnership A Menu of Community Outreach Programs delivered to the community of Detroit Lakes Beth Pridday MN State Community and Technical College, MN

Entrepreneurship programs

Classroom Confidentiality

Four experts offer opinions on the wisdom of sharing business ideas in the classroom

Barry Horowitz, President, Horowitz & Company

Boston University School of Management

Financing for entrepreneurs

Boston, MA: Global call for innovative entrepreneurial ideas with $1 million award

Entrepreneurship programs

Broward College Starts an Entrepreneurial Institute

Mission of Entrepreneurship Institute at Broward College

Norm Seavers

Broward College, Institute for Economic Development, FL


Part One: Branding Your Entrepreneurship Program

Inexpensive marketing strategies for new programs

Melissa Crawford

Santa Barbara City College, CA

Entrepreneur success story

Sherry Tshibangu is 2010 NISOD Award Winner

Sherry is assistant professor of Business Administration at Monroe CC, Rochester, NY

2012 Fall/Winter

Entrepreneurship programs Colleges Need to Build the Future by Spotlighting the Present The decade ahead for e-ship education Ronald Thomas, PhD, Board Chair NACCE President, Dakota County Technical College

Entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship Education:Sixty Years and Still Evolving

Evolution of entrepreneurship education programs

Dr. Jeff Cornwall, Jack C. Massey

Chair and Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, Belmont University, Nashville, TN

ntrepreneurship programs

Re-defining Job Creation

Bottom Up approach to e-ship education

Dr. Zachary R. Hodges

President, Houston Community College Northwest, Houston, TX
Entrepreneurial success Transforming the American Dream Changing strategies of entrepreneurship Dr. Susan May President, Fox Valley Technical College

Entrepreneurship programs

History is Calling. Will You Answer?

Community colleges are challenged to tailor e-ship programs to an ever-changing world.

Thomas Ruhe, VP of Entrepreneurship

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

Entrepreneurship program

Entrepreneurial Trends & Opportunities for
Community Colleges

Changing business models of community colleges

Dr. Tony Zeiss, President

Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

Community partnership

BEcoming the "Front Door”
for Entrepreneurship

Community college as entrepreneurial support system

Roy Church, President

Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH

Entrepreneurial success

My Advice to Entrepreneurs

Q & A with prospective entrepreneurs

Cem Erdem, Founder, President, CEO

Augustoft, Inc. and NACCE Board Member

Entrepreneurial success

Stay Encouraged

"Staying hungry, staying foolish” as pathways to e-ship success

Danny Crittenden

Elizabethtown Community College, Elizabethtown, KY

Entrepreneurship program

CEO Roundtables

Community college program serving business owners in the "growth stage”

Steven Bryant, Executive Director

Gayle and Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship, Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

Entrepreneurship program

Women Value Flexible Entrepreneurship Education

Community college degree, certificate and continuing ed programs

Cynthia Nevels, Adjunct Business Professor

Mountain View College, Dallas, TX

Entrepreneur success story

Becky’s Blissful Bakery
Boasts Recipe for Success

Rebecca Scarberry’s business success story

Entrepreneurship program

Our Future

Changing role of community college e-ship programs in entrepreneurs’ success

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author

Community partnership

Sam’s Club & NACCE
WillWork Together to
Support Entrepreneurship

Financial support of NACCE and Presidents for Entrepreneurship Forum members

Community partnership

Beyond the Classroom Walls…

Role of business in entrepreneurship education

Lisa Tschammer, Instructor of Entrepreneurship and Business Entrepreneurship Center Coordinator

Central Community College, Hastings, NE and Owner, Dynamic Concepts

Entrepreneurship programs

Classroom CEO: A Student Entrepreneur Showcase

Collegiate Entrepreneur’s Organization (CEO) featuring 2 students

Katie Sowa, Director of Operations

Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization, Chicago, IL

Entrepreneurship program

Why a Positive Attitude Matters

Characteristics of entrepreneurs

Clinton E. Day, Adjunct

State College of Florida, Sarasota, FL

Entrepreneur success story

Steven E. Bryant

Executive Director

Gayle and Bill Cook Center for Entrepreneurship, Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

2011 Winter/Spring

Financing for entrepreneurship
DOL Grants: Opportunity Knocks for Entrepreneurship Education Dept. of Labor supports programs at community colleges

Entrepreneurship program

What’s Your
Entrepreneurship index?

Challenges and rewards of creating entrepreneurship programs at community colleges

André Taylor, Entrepreneur and Author
Community partnership Augusoft Teams with
ProTrain to Offer Customers More Turn-Key Online
Classes Through Lumens

Entrepreneurship programs

The Case of Virtual

Multi-faceted approach to learning entrepreneurship at City University

Anthony Borgese, PhD

City University of New York-Kingsborough Community College, NY
K-12 programs Entrepreneurship Education
Entrepreneurship program at CCBC includes summer BlueSky Biz camp for middle and high school students Leslie Tennant Community College of Beaver County, PA

Entrepreneur success story

Q & A with Jeny Tamera

Jeny is founder of Jeny Tamera, LLC (professional hair and makeup artist)

Michael Simmons

Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour

Economic development

Artisan Marketplace Spells Success for Budding Entrepreneurs

HACC Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies is designed to increase economic vitality through business development

Fran Verotsky

Harrisburg Area Community College, PA

Financing for entrepreneurship

Howard Community
College’s Technology Assessment Program

4-year program, sponsored by an NSF-sponsored Partnership for Innovation Grant

Wayne E. Swann

Howard Community College, MD

Entrepreneurship programs

Entrepreneurship Programming: Today’s Top Ten Student Profiles

The evolving entrepreneurship student profile

Donna Duffey

Johnson County Community College, KS

Entrepreneurial success

How Writing for NACCE’s Journal Can Benefit a New Certificate in

Gaining insight through writing for the journal

Jared Thompson, Tom Tankersley,April Robinson, Felix Haynes

Hillsborough Community College, FL

Entrepreneurial success

Launching Project Skyway

Energy from collaboration with successful entrepreneurs

Cem Erdem, Founder, President, CEO

Augusoft, inc

K-12 programs

Julie’s Organic Lemonade Stand

BHCC hosted 4 high school students at the campus’s Center for Entrepreneurship

Tony Fontes

Bunker Hill Community College, MA

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