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Williams School Hosts First Social Entrepreneurship Summit

Matthew Kordonowy, Azmain Amin and Darby Shuler

The Williams School's J. Lawrence Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship hosted its first Social Entrepreneurship Summit on May 2.

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Dillon Myers is Venture for America Fellow

Dillon Myers

Dillon Myers, a Washington and Lee University senior from Foxborough, Mass., has been selected as a Venture for America Fellow.

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Student Proposal for Car-Buying Site Wins W&L's Business Plan Competition

The W&L Business Plan Competition winners (left to right): George Cauffman '14, Kathleen Yakulis '14, James Lewis '14 and Nate Reichel '14.

A business plan to match new-car buyers with dealers nationwide won Washington and Lee University's fourth annual Business Plan Competition.

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A Gathering of Entrepreneurs at Washington and Lee

The coordinators and winners of the Student Pitch Competition, l. to r.: Sarah Morgan '15, Matthew Kordonowy '16 (third place), AnnMarie Wakely '15 (second place), Brennon Williams '17 (first place), Joey Manzinger '15.

More than 200 students and 60 alumni convened in the second annual Entrepreneurship Summit sponsored by the J. Lawrence Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship.

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Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship Named at Washington and Lee

Larry Connolly '79

A $2.5 million gift from Leigh and Larry Connolly of Atlanta will support the University's growing entrepreneurship program.

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Diabetes Management App Wins W&L Business Plan Competition

Business Plan Competition Winners

A business plan to provide diabetics with a better way to manage their disease by using smart phone technology won Washington and Lee University's third annual Business Plan Competition.

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Wilner Named W&L's First Venture for America Fellow

MIkel Wilner, Washington and Lee Class of 2013

Mikel Wilner, a Washington and Lee University senior from Owings Mills, Md., has been selected as a Venture for America Fellow.

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W&L's Venture Club Helps Student Launch Business

W&L senior James Williams with friends in Kenya wearing the hooded shirts.

The Venture Club, Washington and Lee University's student entrepreneurship organization, backs senior James Williams' new business connected with the international Feed the Children Organization.

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W&L Entrepreneurship Summit Joins Aspiring Students, Successful Alumni

Greg Barrow, a member of Washington and Lee's Class of 1987 and founder and managing director of Denver-based General Capital Partners, makes a point during the Entrepreneurship Summit.

Washington and Lee's young entrepreneurship program brought practicing professionals to campus for summit to share their lessons with students.

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W&L to Host Inaugural Entrepreneurship Summit

Jeffrey Shay, the Johnson Professor of Entrepreneurship and Leadership

The Entrepreneurship Program at Washington and Lee University will host 31 W&L alumni for its inaugural Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 9 – 10.

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