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Jerry Greenfield, of Ben & Jerry's Fame, to Speak at W&L

Jerry Greenfield

Jerry Greenfield, of Ben and Jerry's ice cream fame, will speak at Washington and Lee University on March 23 at 7 p.m. in Evans Hall. The event, sponsored by Contact, is co-sponsored by the J. Lawrence Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship, the Office of Sustainability and the Office of Student Affairs.

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Carol O'Kelley '91 Named CEO of Salesfusion

Carol O'Kelley

Washington and Lee alumna Carol Dannelly O'Kelley '91 was recently named chief executive officer of Salesfusion, a cloud-based marketing automation vendor that works in conjunction with customer relationship management software systems such as Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Sugar and Salesforce.

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W&L Social Entrepreneurship Summit to be held March 27

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Washington and Lee University will host its second annual Social Entrepreneurship Summit on March 27 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Hillel House Multipurpose room.

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W&L Junior Wins Entrepreneurship Award and Grant

Matthew Kordonowy tries his hand at weaving.

Matthew Kordonowy, a junior business administration major at Washington and Lee University, was awarded a $15,000 grant by the venture capital fund Entrepreneurs of New York this summer.

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Washington and Lee to Host Third Annual Entrepreneurship Summit

Kelly Dyer '98 (left) and Andrew Ruppar '98 (center) chat with a participant at the Entrepreneurship Summit.

Washington and Lee University will host its third annual Entrepreneurship Summit on Friday, Sept. 26 and Saturday, Sept. 27. The event, which is run by the Williams School's Entrepreneurship Program, is open to students, faculty, and staff as well as alumni and parent entrepreneurs.

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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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