Thursday, September 27, 2012

BHCC Represents Community College Innovation at AIM4E event

Bunker Hill Community College's Entrepreneurship leaders attend the First Annual Inter-Collegiate Mixer for Entrepreneurship hosted by ePowerhouse at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge MA. The group consisted of new members of the BHCC Entrepreneurship Club (The Firm) in addition to Directors of the Community Center for Entrepreneurship as well as the Department of Workforce Development.   The event brought together several area colleges and student innovators. Many of the attendees were from private universities. BHCC was the only Community College Entrepreneurship Club in attendance at the event and the BHCC students received a warm welcome from the 4 year University students and faculty members from the attending schools.   Several start up concepts and launch ready businesses created by students were hosting demonstrations of their product and.or service. The mixer allowed students from various education levels and backgrounds to network and share their business ideas.  Andre M. Porter , The Executive Director of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's Office of Small Business & Entrepreneurship also attended and hosted a discussion panel on the topic of entrepreneurship.

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