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The Entrepreneurship Living and Learning Community (E-Ship LLC) offers incoming first-year students an exciting and unique opportunity to live, learn, and participate in activities that have an entrepreneurship focus.  Students interact with faculty and staff and have access to entrepreneurship related speakers and events.  Students in this LLC network with peers who share similar creative drive and entrepreneurial ambition.  The E-Ship LLC is open to students of all schools and will be housed in Village C West.

Learning Outcomes and/or Goals

  • E-Ship LLC residents will identify the various forms of entrepreneurship including business entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, and intrapreneurship.
  • E-Ship LLC residents will identify 1-2 ways to connect to faculty and entrepreneurs-in- residence on campus.
  • E-Ship LLC residents will identify 1-2 entrepreneurship-related opportunities to connect to on campus.
  • E-Ship LLC residents will identify 1-3 steps to composing an entrepreneurship plan or path.

Key Programs

The E-Ship LLC will host a variety of activities through the fall and spring semester.  These include business tours in the Washington, D.C. area to incubator spaces, a business etiquette lunch, meetings with entrepreneurs and faculty, a pitch workshop, lessons on social entrepreneurship, cultural events, and much more.  Albert Lee, a sophomore in the McDonough School of Business, who lived on the E-Ship floor in 2013-14 stated, “The E-Ship LLC was an experience that offered countless opportunities to de-mystify and understand the entrepreneurial life.  We leave with a greater appreciation of entrepreneurship and a knowledge of the resources at our disposal. Some of us even have our own start-up ideas!”

Entrepreneurship FAQs

Do you have to be in the business school to live on this floor?

No all students from all four schools are welcome as long as the students have an entrepreneurial spirit.

LLC Leadership

Advisor: Deb Coburn
Community Director: Anthony D. Wise Jr.

Entrepreneurship is located in Village C West and is open to first year students