January 09, 2023
2022 was a great year for the Close School! From hosting events and competitions in-person again to creating new connections and opportunities for students through networking and mentorship, the Close School has provided funding opportunities that have pushed entrepreneurs to make a difference both in their communities and the environment. A lot of great things have happened this year. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights of this year!
December 14, 2022
Close School Alumnus, Evan Ehlers Added To The Forbes 30 Under 30: From One Meal To Thirteen Million Pounds Of Food
December 02, 2022
The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship's commitment to teaching entrepreneurship as a mindset and continuous innovation to Drexel Dragons earned it a rise through the ranks for a third year in a row among the nation’s top schools for entrepreneurship education in rankings released this month by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
November 15, 2022
Whether you’re looking to become an innovative thought leader, spark the next environmental movement, or shape the future of sustainability, You’ll first have to learn the skills to succeed. But, where can you find a program that will teach you to think outside the box, make the right decisions, persevere through challenges, and communicate your vision so you can turn your dream into a reality?
October 27, 2022
Taking part in any graduate degree program shows you’re committed to expanding your skillset; but, a focus on entrepreneurship will help you with more than just your business skills. You’ll gain a deep understanding of how to innovate inside an existing business - a very important skill that will help set you apart from your peers. Whether your idea comes to fruition or not, having the mindset of an entrepreneur will teach you to learn from your failures, and to push forward as you continually learn and develop your expertise. Not only does a graduate degree in entrepreneurship from the Close School teach you how to put your entrepreneurial mindset to work, but it also introduces you to a network of mentors, experts, and peers who can help connect you to a world of new opportunities. Whether you use your skills to take a deep dive into an existing strategy or to create an innovative plan for your next business, a degree in entrepreneurship will teach you everything you need to know in order to succeed.
September 27, 2022
As an entrepreneur, it’s important to set goals in order to track your progress as a team, with clients, and in the current market. Check out the infographic below for the 6 steps you need to crush your entrepreneurial goals!
September 20, 2022
Meet Kristen Hayes, the Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship.
August 30, 2022
Change is inevitable, and being at the forefront of change ensures success in any industry, but who are the people shaking things up and bringing changes to the business world? Entrepreneurs.
August 25, 2022
Meet Harrison Hertzberg, a fourth-year student at Drexel University’s Close School of Entrepreneurship. As the son of an inventor, Harrison grew up with an inquisitive mind and a strong interest in building things. Before moving to Philadelphia for college, he spent his time on his family's ranch in the isolated wilderness of Northern Idaho...
August 08, 2022
Meet Melissa Tevere, the Program Manager for the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship. Since joining the Close School team 4 years ago, Melissa has planned events such as Startup Fest, Future Fest, Proving Ground Pop-Ups, and much more.