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Griggs Center visits New York City over fall break

Griggs Center visits New York City over fall break

This past October, I had the opportunity to accompany seven students on a trip to New York City. The focus of our trip was to explore the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the City. We had the opportunity to visit several different parts of the ecosystem: from...

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Former Griggs Center Student Leader lands job at Google

It’s always exciting for us to hear about alumni that were involved with the Griggs Center landing successful and sought-after positions in the workforce. We sat down with Megan Haverkorn (‘17) to talk to her about her new job across the country working for Google.  ...

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Griggs Center Recognized at the Deshpande Symposium

About the Award Earlier this summer, the Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy received the Rising Star Award for Excellence in Student Engagement in Entrepreneurship through the Deshpande Symposium Awards. This award recognizes an institution that...

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Springboard Awards $15,000 to “2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream”

Carley and Matthew served as professors in the Abilene community for 38 and 20 years respectively. They bought Terry’s Ice Cream, located in Sweetwater, its equipment, building and recipes, and opened “2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream” in Abilene. In just a few months, the delicious gourmet ice cream and the supportive customer base helped 2 Profs Gourmet Ice Cream gain rapid popularity.

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Study Abroad in Asia 2019

This summer the Griggs Center took a group of students to Asia to learn and study entrepreneurship in a global context. Professor Jim Litton (Associate Professor and Director of the Griggs Center) and Professor Andy Little (Associate Professor and Assistant Dean of...

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