Venture investor, alumna Joyce Erony to speak at 2014 Spartan Challenge workshop

Joyce Erony (WRC ’81) will be the keynote speaker for the Spartan Challenge workshop on Monday, Jan. 20, at 1 p.m. in Nord Hall, Room 400.

As a part of the preparatory workshop for the 2014 Spartan Challenge business concept competition, Erony will discuss her success as a venture investor in the field of health care.

The workshop is intended to prepare students for the competition to be held in March. The top three teams from the Business Planning and Mentorship stage will be awarded funding ($10,000, $5,000, $2,500) to enable them to begin implementation of the business concept.

Teams interested in attending Erony’s lecture and in applying to the 2014 Spartan Challenge should contact Colin Drummond, associate professor in the nursing school, at