Spotlight on Karen Heflin

What is your educational background? BS Communication Disorders, (Speech Pathology).     What is your work background? I have been at home with my children for the past 13 years, with small part-time jobs on the side.  Now that they are all in school, I’m...

Startup Week and Elevator Pitch Welcomes Entrepreneurs!

In November, the Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy hosted the first annual Startup Week. The CEO student organization along with the Griggs Center were busy with several activities during the week, including an Alumni Entrepreneurship dinner on...

It is That Time of Year: Springboard!

The highly anticipated event we have all been waiting for is just around the corner! Registration for the seventh annual Springboard Ideas challenge is now open and ready to start accepting applicants for 2014. Springboard is a business plan competition that takes...

Global Entrepreneurship Week

Happy Global Entrepreneurship Week! It’s that time of the year, the one where 35,000 events occur in 125 countries, all in the name of entrepreneurship. It’s beautiful, because it’s the chance to acknowledge that it’s hard to generate and implement new ideas, but that...

The season for Springboard

If you have ever taken the time to sit down and jot out a plan for starting your own business, you need to enter our Springboard Ideas Challenge. If you ever even just thought about a cool idea for a business or service, you need to enter our Springboard Ideas...

“Let us come before Him with Thanksgiving…”

A note from Dr. Lytle: In 1789, president George Washington declared that our nation should take time to bow its head and give thanks to almighty God for his sovereignty and provision and “that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and...