Quick Facts

Grants, Peer Recognition, and Awards:

  • Awarded a total of $117,500 in grants to support cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship from 2010-2013
  • US Association for Small Business & Entrepreneurship – Winner of the Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program in the U.S. for 2012
  • Small Business Institute – Best Practice Award 2011 for Creative Cross-Disciplinary Entrepreneurship
  • Global Consortium or Entrepreneurship Centers – Exceptional Activities in Entrepreneurship across Disciplines for 2010
  • Academy of Education Leadership – Creative and Innovative Education Award 2012
  • Ranking by Citations to Published Research in the Field of Innovation
  • RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) – A collaborative effort of volunteers in 75 countries to enhance the dissemination of research in economics

About the Creative Cross-Disciplinary Entrepreneurship Program:

  • Transformative cross-disciplinary entrepreneurship curriculum
  • Provides students with the knowledge and skills needed for the 21st Century
  • Major, two minors, and graduate courses
  • 42 courses cross-listed in 22 departments (Fall 2013)
  • 7 cross-disciplinary profiles allow for customization and expansion
    • Creative Industries
    • Family Business
    • Franchising
    • Health Care Entrepreneurship
    • International Entrepreneurship
    • Social Entrepreneurship
    • Science, Technology, and Innovation Entrepreneurship

Enrollment Statistics:

  • 132 Majors: B.S. Entrepreneurship
  • 86 Minors: Business and Non-Business Students
  • 663 students enrolled for Fall 2012 (duplicates removed)
  • 3.88% of the Fall 2012 student body (approx. 656 students) have taken at least 1 Entrepreneurship class
  • 20.22% of students taking Entrepreneurship classes (approx. 3,422 students) are taking more than 1 Entrepreneurship class in the Fall 2012 semester

Faculty:

  • ECDP Coordinating Council – 30 members across the 7 profiles
  • 9 Coleman Entrepreneurship Fellows 2010-2013
  • 32 Speakers and 18 Events and Workshops since 2007
  • Output:
    • 19 refereed journal articles
    • 11 scholarly books
    • 10 refereed book chapters
    • 8 published cases
    • 77 conference presentations
    • Congressional testimony
    • $794,000 in extramural research grants

 


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