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About the Institute 3
How long has the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute existed?
While entrepreneurship-themed courses have been taught in the J. Mack Robinson College of Business for many years, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute was officially approved by Georgia State University in May 2016.
What’s the best way to keep up with ENI?
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How many students are currently in the entrepreneurship program?
As of spring 2020, there are 850+ Students enrolled in an entrepreneurial-themed major or minor.
Who is eligible to take courses offered by the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Institute (ENI)?
ENI courses are open to all Georgia State University students (graduate and undergraduate) regardless of their current major. Speak to an advisor to find out what course offerings are best for you: https://advisement.gsu.edu.
Are ENI courses open to post-baccalaureate students?
ENI courses are available to all students who meet the Georgia State University admission requirements. See more about other enrollment types.
Is it required that I own my business upon entering the program?
ENI caters to innovative and entrepreneurial students of all experience levels and backgrounds. Although many students have a business, or idea, it most certainly is not required for enrolling in our courses or program.
What courses are being offered next semester?
What type of faculty teach ENI courses?
ENI’s faculty represent a blend of highly-qualified academic researchers and experienced business professionals who are entrepreneurs and/or corporate innovators. Learn more about our faculty.
How do I apply for E-House?
Students interested in applying to E-House are required to complete both a Living-Learning Community (LLC) application and a Housing application, the applications can be found here: https://myhousing.gsu.edu/current-residents/living-learning-communities/
What is E-House?
E-House (short for Entrepreneurship House) is a living-learning community that provides Georgia State University students with entrepreneurial ambitions to live, learn and connect with others who share similar interests and aspirations.
What is the cost to live in E-House?
Good news! There’s no extra cost to live at E-House. Please refer to Georgia State Housing Rates for a 4 bed, 2 bath unit in the University Commons.
Where is E-House located?
E-House is currently located at 141 Piedmont Avenue, in the University Commons, Building D, 1st Floor.
What is an LLC?
LLC stands for Living-Learning Community. A Living and Learning Community (LLC) is an on-campus residential community dedicated to a specific academic college, major or theme. Research shows that students who participate in LLCs are more likely to succeed in the transition to college life—they have higher retention rates, demonstrate stronger critical thinking, and benefit from increased access to faculty and student mentors.
Extracurricular Involvement 3
What types of events and activities does ENI offer?
ENI offers a vast array of events and activities such as workshops, guest speakers, visits to startup spaces, pitch and business model competitions. Check out our calendar of events here.
What student organizations are affiliated with ENI?
The Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (CEO) is a student organization that coordinates directly with ENI to put on various programs for students. Sign-up on Panther Involvement Network!
What internship opportunities are available to students?
Georgia State offers Handshake, an online portal where students can search for jobs and internships! ENI also partners with neighboring institutions to create internship opportunities for students. Last summer, several Georgia State students participated in Students2Startups, an initiative created by the City of Atlanta and Invest Atlanta.