Entrepreneurship faculty and student present at economic development conference

Gary Palin, executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and senior lecturer of entrepreneurship; Alexa Carlin, an entrepreneurship and finance double major; and Laura Zavelson, adjunct lecturer of entrepreneurship in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, presented Oct. 10 at the University Economic Development Association Conference in Indianapolis.

The presentation, “Collaboration among Universities: Opportunities to be Involved on a Global Scale,” discussed strategies, examples and best practices of social entrepreneurship and social media for universities to create social and economic impact.

Established in 1976, the University Economic Development Association focuses on the nexus between higher education institutions and economic development partners. UEDA’s mission is to serve its members by enhancing members’ abilities to deliver economic development benefits through engagement with higher education.