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Faculty Innovators

Design an innovative course that develops an entrepreneurial mindset in students.

Second Call for Faculty Innovators.  Submit a proposal in Fall 2016 to develop a course to be taught in Fall 2017 or Spring 2018. 

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Full Proposal Guidelines and Template

Why be a faculty innovator?

  • Add excitement and a new approach to your teaching!
  • Recognize the entrepreneurial spirit you already have!
  • Create a curriculum that is uniquely Ursinus—and one that is faculty driven
  • Foster ethical entrepreneurial thinking and action

What’s in it for me?

  • $2,000 for an individual/$3,000 for an interdisciplinary pair plus up to $2,500 for related support
  • Have fun!  Re-imagine, create, or co-create  a dream course to foster entrepreneurial thinking!
  • Tie a course  more directly to your research
  • Engage with students in alternate and exciting ways

What’s in it for me?

  • Submit your application online by October 3 (intent to participate)
  • Pitch Your Proposal:
  • October 23 – Written proposal
  • October 24 – Oral Pitch
  • Become a Faculty Innovator by November 4.
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    Entrepreneur-in-Residence

    Maureen Cumpstone
    mcumpstone@ursinus.edu
    Innovation and Discovery Center
    U-Imagine Center First Floor 115

    Faculty Director
    Rebecca Jaroff
    Associate Professor of English
    uImagine@ursinus.edu

    Founding Director/Advisor

    Carol Cirka
    Professor Emeritus of Business & Economics