UND Department of Entrepreneurship to host awards ceremony and picnic dinner at Center for Innovation

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College of Business & Public Administration


Who: University of North Dakota Entrepreneurship Department, part of the College of Business and Public Administration

What: Entrepreneurship Dept. fall event—new student orientation, pinning ceremony, induction Student Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, Changemakers, picnic dinner

When/where: Friday, Sept. 7, starting at 3:30 p.m.


3:30 p.m.

Orientation for new entrepreneurship students

4 p.m.

Pinning ceremony for entrepreneurship majors; pins designed by Badman Design Studio, Grand Forks

Induction ceremony for UND Entrepreneurship Department Student Hall of Fame: Drew Parsley, Mike Shope, both UND business alumni

Induction ceremony for Entrepreneurship Department Changemakers Hall of Fame: Don Porter, retired UND College of Business and Public Administration faculty member who taught the first UND entrepreneurship class.

Picnic dinner

Also part of the program will be North Dakota Lieutenant Gov. Drew Wrigley, Grand Forks Mayor Mike Brown, UND President Robert Kelley, College of Business and Public Administration Dean Dennis Elbert, and Center for Innovation Director Bruce Gjovig.