Rowan's Entrepreneurial Ecosystem At-A-Glance
Greetings from the Rowan Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship!

We are excited to start the Fall 2019 semester and looking forward to all of our students returning to campus next week. We have been working hard all summer long to organize fun and thought-provoking programming here at the RCIE, and hope you will join us for at least one event this fall.

I would like to also personally invite you to join us for RCIE Fall Fest on September 4th from 3:30-7:30pm on the lawn of Business Hall. We will have food, swag giveaways, lawn games, and multiple musical performances. Please contact Jess Vattima for more details

I hope you enjoy the news update below. As always, thanks for supporting the Rowan Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Eric Liguori, PhD
Executive Director and Rohrer Chair of Entrepreneurship
Start the Semester with RCIE Fall Fest!
Attend the First Annual RCIE Fall Fest on Wednesday, September 4th, from 3:30-7:30pm on the lawn of Business Hall. Meet and greet with RCIE faculty and staff and learn about resources that the Center offers. Plus there will be lawn games, food, giveaways, and multiple musical guests! Register here.
Register for Crowdfunding for Social Good!
Attend Crowdfunding for Social Good on September 24th and learn how non-profits and new ventures can maximize crowdfunding and minimize staff time. This full-day training session is led by Devin Thorpe, author of Crowdfunding for Social Good and podcast host, and will be held at WeWork Philadelphia. Register today and use promo code EARLYBIRD for a $10 ticket!
Mark Moore Returns for an Encore Session of Coffee with an Entrepreneur
Attend Coffee with an Entrepreneur at 11am on September 16th in BUSN 209. The speaker is Mark Moore, Head Coach and Owner of Underground Marital Arts & Fitness Center. Register here.
Attend Studio 231's Destructables
Studio 231 will host it's first Destructables of the Fall semester at 11:30am on September 19th in Studio 231 (BUSN 231). Register here.
Rowan Student Startup Featured on Rowan Today
Arke Aeronautics, a Rowan student and Rowan - backed startup company that uses life-saving autonomous drone technology for first responders, was recently featured on Rowan Today. CEO and Mechanical Engineering Graduate Brandon Graham says that the company is "not shaving seconds off the response time, we're saving minutes and those minutes can be the difference between life and death". Read more here.
Rowan Students Chosen to Co-Develop Apps with Inspira Health
Rowan students Shane Price and Ryan MacAdams were chosen to co-develop apps with Inspira Health through their recent App Development Pitch program. Inspira launched the first ever program back in March with the goal to have a security app and productivity app designed. Price and MacAdams are working to implement the new apps by the end of September.

Congratulations Shane and Ryan!
Dr. Susana Santos Receives Kauffman Foundation Award
Entrepreneurship Professor Susana Santos received the Kauffman Foundation Award for best paper in gender and diversity and entrepreneurship at the Academy of Management Annual Conference earlier this month. The Paper was co-authored with Dr. Xaver Neumeyer from UNC Wilmington and titled "Entrepreneurial Team Performance: The Effects of Gender Composition and Team Dynamics".
New RCIE Research Fellows Tackle Bold Projects
We are pleased to announce the selection of four new Entrepreneurship Research Fellows for 2019-2020: Paul Sanchez-Ruiz (DePaul University), Wendy Chen (George Mason University), Ileana Maldonado-Bautista (Baylor University), and Shelby Solomon (University of West Florida). Read more about their projects here.
Become a Startup Guru
Are you interested in mentoring Rowan students that are working on their own startup, venture, or business plan? Become a Startup Guru! Our "gurus" are paired with students and companies based on your specialties and to your schedule. Contact Jess Vattima for more details.
Dr. Eric Liguori Named to JSBM Top 100 Reviewer List
Dr. Eric Liguori was named a Top 100 Reviewer for Journal of Small Business Management, one of the field's most prestigious peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Liguori has been reviewing for JSBM for nearly a decade.
Dr. Mike Dominik featured by National Organization
The United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship chose Rowan's Dr. Mike Dominik as this week's featured member. USASBE is the world's largest organization dedicated to advancing entrepreneurship education through bold teaching, scholarship, and practice. Learn more about Dr. Dominik, his work, and his background here.
For more information of any of Rowan's student entrepreneurship programs or to learn how you can support entrepreneurship at Rowan, please contact Jess (Wolk) Vattima at wolk@rowan.edu .
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