Rockford University welcomes area high school students to annual Entrepreneurship Day
Thursday, February 27, 2014
For immediate release: 2/27/14
Contact: Director of Communications, Rita Elliott, 815-226-3374
200 students from high schools in the Stateline area will visit Rockford
University to attend the 6th Annual Entrepreneurship Day, on Thursday, March 6,
2014, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University’s Burpee Center, 5050 East State
Entrepreneurship Day events will include professors from the
University’s Economics, Business and Accounting Department speaking
about what it takes to be an entrepreneur, as well as subjects such as
Market Analysis, Marketing, Ethics, Business Planning and Strategy.
will also be a panel of local entrepreneurs who will take questions from the
students. Among those on the panel are Edward Caceres, who specializes in
renewable energies and LED lighting, Excell Lewis, CEO and founder of XL
Academics, and Andrea Hazzard of Hazzard Free Farm.
that attend the event are also given the opportunity to develop business plans
and tour the Rockford University campus.