Reminder: Deadline to apply for entrepreneurship immersion week June 20

Entrepreneurship Immersion Week is an intensive one-week academic experience for undergraduates from all disciplines to immerse themselves in the skills needed to help develop new business concepts and apply these skills in a team-based business concept competition.

This year, teams of five students from each of the 11 Entrepreneurship Educational Consortium (EEC) institutions will participate.

Participating students will live for a week (Aug. 3-8) in University of Akron student housing and learn from leading entrepreneurs and professors. At the end of the week, student teams from each of the schools will present their idea to a panel of judges. There is no charge to be a part of this learning experience.

The deadline to apply online is June 20.

The EEC consists of 11 Northeast Ohio colleges and universities: Ashland University, Baldwin Wallace University, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland State University, Hiram College, John Carroll University, Lake Erie College, Lorain County Community College, Kent State University, University of Akron and the University of Mount Union. The consortium was initiated and is supported with grants from the Burton Morgan Foundation.

For more information, visit or contact Bob Sopko, director of Blackstone Launchpad, by email at or by phone at 216.368.1522.