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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.​​

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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

September 16Xavier University Entrepreneurship Speaker Panel at XU 6:30pm-8pm

September 29: Lecture Series: Vivek Ramaswamy '03,  Entrepreneur, Founder of Roivant Sciences & Author  (Walter C. Deye Performance Center - Flex) 

October 1-2: Benny the Bomber’s Entrepreneurship Boot Camp (On campus) 

October 17-19: Camp Enterprise (Jr’s & Sr’s - Camp Kern) 

October 26-29: Cincy Start Up Week (Centrifuse - OTR) 

November 4: Main Street Ventures Pitch Night (UC  - 1819) 

November 17: Lecture Series: Rich Graeter, President / CEO Graeter’s Ice Cream (Reynolds Room - Flex)

November 19: Friday Flextunes at the Bean Machine - John Sebastian

December 3: Field Trip: Gorilla Glue & Full Throttle Adrenaline Park 

February 2: Lecture Series: Tsavo Knott '15, Co-Founder & CEO of Pieces, "Deep Tech Platform" (Reynolds Room - Flex)

March 23: Lecture Series: Michael Calloway '96, Entrepreneur, Director of Launch Support at Chick-fil-A (Reynolds Room - Flex)

April 27th: Round Table X:  Student entrepreneurs share their stories (Reynolds Room - Flex)

Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation Touch Points

Meet Our Team

Chair of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Tim McDonald

Mr. Tim McDonald (Coach Mac)


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Our Team
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Tim McDonald | Ed Franchi | Andy Sweeney

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Advisory Committee
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