Innovation Celebration

We are so excited to celebrate all of the innovated people, organizations, and companies in southeast Ohio! This wonderful event is to honor all of the innovative efforts over the last year, and we are very excited to see everyone there. The event is Tuesday, March 29th at 5:30p in Baker Ballroom. Our own director, Dr. Luke Pittaway, as well as some of our outstanding students will be sharing their own experiences with entrepreneurship and innovation. It is sure to be an amazing event.Innovation Celebration Flyer-page-001


Last Venture Cafe!

Don’t miss the last Venture Cafe of the year! Chris Gerig will talk about raising capital from investors from his experience working with different funding sources. See you there Wednesday March 23rd at 5:30p in Baker 240!

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Russ College of Engineering Freshmen Named University Innovation Fellows

Photo by Ashley Stottlemyer

Photo by Ashley Stottlemyer

Engineering and technology management major Ben Scott and chemical engineering major Faith Voinovich were recently selected to serve as University Innovation Fellows for Ohio University. These students will help to build a true entrepreneurial ecosystem on campus. To find out more about these students and their program check out this article by Jeff Zidonis and Pete Shooner.

Get more involved in Entrepreneurship by joining on our amazing student organizations or adding the certificate!

Lunch and Learn – Learn How to Grow Your Business Using the Power of Social Media

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Embrace the power of social media at the March 17th Lunch & Learn. Daniella Limoli and Zoe Graham will co-facilitate this workshop that will teach participants how to utilize social media for their business. The following topics are the key points of the event:

  • Measure success on social media
  • Increase brand awareness and sales, improve customer service & effectively distribute content to the right audience
  • Learn how to manage Facebook ads
  • Plan and schedule epic content
  • Use social media to drive traffic to your website
  • Drive sales to your website and evaluate success using Google Analytics

See you there!

Thursday, March 17
11:30 AM – 1 PM 
Ohio University Innovation Center
340 West State Street, Room 103
Athens, OH 45701