Leo H Gerbus Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Experience – Reflect – Act 

In the spirit of our Jesuit mission,​ The Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation is a place where students from all backgrounds bring their unique talents, finding an avenue to express themselves by meeting the needs of others.​​

Entrepreneurship Video - Student Candid Conversations

What is the Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation? 


  • It is a place where students learn about entrepreneurship & innovation via multiple learning experiences.
  • It is a place where students can engage their minds, get their hands dirty, and immerse themselves in experiential learning.​
  • It is a place where students can develop their leadership skills through experiential learning, real world applications and by working with mentors through the Servant Leadership Initiative.


  • It is a place where the Long Blue Line can connect with current students.


  • A place where they can share their vast experiences & expertise from a plethora of sectors in life​.​
  • It is a space, an opportunity, where dreams can turn into reality.​


Upcoming Events

February 1 - X at FleX: Rick Kennedy, Author, Mgr. GE Aviation Media Relations - Reynolds Room - Flex

March 29 - Round Table X, Student Run Business Series - Reynolds Room - Flex

April 6 - University of Cincinnati 1819, Digital Futures Lab & Pitch Competition Field Trip

April 15 - Silicon Valley Explore Entrepreneurship & Innovation Spring Trip


Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Touch Points

Meet Our Team

Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Mr. Tim McDonald (Coach Mac)


513.761.7815 x332

Our Team
think tank

Tim McDonald | Ed Franchi | Andy Sweeney

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Advisory Committee
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