The Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE) is a multi-disciplinary, cross-campus initiative that aims to support students, faculty, and staff in their endeavors to launch new businesses. The IIE does this through a series of academic and co-curricular programs. Please visit academic programs for more information.

Comet Accelerator

Comet Accelerator is a ten-week, experiential program that pulls faculty, staff, and students into an environment to incubate ideas and engage prospective customers in preparation for the launch of a new business concept.

Girls Going Places Conference

Designed for middle school girls who are interested in entrepreneurship.

Spring Quick Pitch Competition

The Quick Pitch Competition is held in the Spring and brings creative business ideas out! Students teams are asked to submit a business concept and prepare a 3-minute presentation using only one slide that describes the problem in the market, how their business solves it, what key value their solution brings, and the estimated size of the market.

Student Startup Internship Fair

The Student Startup Internship Fair features local startup companies looking for interns to fill various positions to help their startup grow. Undergraduate and graduate students of all majors are welcome to attend.