When college students aren’t busy with their classes, clubs and extracurricular activities take up most of their time and shape their college experience. At Cornell, students are bombarded from the start of their freshmen year with ClubFest, quarter cards, e-mails, and Facebook notifications as they begin exploring what organizations are a right fit for them. Even after they settle in, promotion of campus events, club-sponsored workshops, networking opportunities, etc. is a never-ending cycle of mass information.
Merriam-Webster defines an entrepreneur as “one who organizes, manages, and assumes the risks of a business or enterprise.” While entrepreneurs are often lauded for their achievements as “one” individual, most would assure you that they could not achieve what they did without a strong community of support. Click below to read how entrepreneurs go about building it:
“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”, states Joy Kuebler, founder of Joy Kuebler Landscape Architect PC (JKLA), as she discusses getting through a rough patch in her business. The idea of networking and the value of a strong network is constantly brought up in business and entrepreneurship classes, but hearing stories from successful entrepreneurs adds color to the importance of surrounding yourself with the right people.
Have you ever dreamed about what it would be like to be in a room filled with something that you love? For the writers at Entrepreneurship@Dyson, that thing is entrepreneurs, and that dream is about to come true. Later this evening, Cornell will kick off its annual Entrepreneurship at Cornell Celebration in Kennedy Hall before transitioning to a two-day conference that will take place in the Statler Hotel on Thursday and Friday. Nearly 400 students, alumni, faculty, and more have already registered for the event, excited to get in-depth looks at entrepreneurship through the eyes of the Cornell community.