Students are showing increasing interest in preparing for entrepreneurial leadership as seen in a variety of student initiated activities such as an annual startup competition and a student-founded co-working space just off campus. Opus supports these diverse efforts through a new series of opportunities.
Opus offers the following opportunities for Wheaton students and faculty to further explore and refine their interests in entrepreneurship:
- Opus supports Wheaton Shark Tank, an annual startup competition where Wheaton students have the chance to develop a concept and a pitch and compete for infusion dollars and training opportunities.
- A Faith and Entrepreneurship Workshop, custom designed for Wheaton College by Praxis Academy and offered annually.
- Scholarships for Wheaton students to receive intensive training through Praxis Academy in August of each year.
- A seat on a national entrepreneurship council for selected Wheaton faculty for exchanging ideas and best-practices surrounding education in entrepreneurial leadership.
Read more about our entrepreneurship partner, Praxis Academy
Listen to Mary Elizabeth, a recent Wheaton College grad, who has created a business that helps victims of sexual violence.
"Praxis altered the way I think about my experiences and classes and has encouraged me to take them a step further and create something . . ."