McGuire Team to Present on Global Entrepreneurship Education at GECE2016

Sept. 27, 2016

Four McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship faculty members will be presenting at the 2016 Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers this week. Carlos J. Alsua, McGuire Center for Entrepreneurship Academic Director and Senior Lecturer, International Management and Global Entrepreneurship; Jim Jindrick, McGuire Entrepreneurship Program Mentor in Residence; Mark Peterson, Entrepreneurship and Innovation Lecturer; and Anne Stringfellow, Senior Lecturer of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, will be on a panel at a breakout session Friday, Sept. 30, called "It’s Not Such a Small World After All: Exploring Global Collaborations and Entrepreneurship Education."

On this panel, nine speakers from for entrepreneurship centers based in North America will share their experiences working with global partners at universities in the Caribbean, South America, Africa, Europe and Asia, discussing how these partnerships provide opportunities to improve student cross-cultural competence and sharing best practices to foster opportunities for collaboration.

The Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) is the premier academic organization addressing the emerging topics of importance to the nation’s university-based centers for entrepreneurship. It has become the vehicle by which the top, established entrepreneurship centers, as well as emerging centers, can work together to share best practices, develop programs and initiatives, and collaborate and assist each other in advancing, strengthening, and celebrating the role of universities in teaching the entrepreneurs of tomorrow. The GCEC current membership totals 225+ university-based entrepreneurship centers ranging in age from well-established and nationally ranked to new and emerging centers.