Entrepreneurial Center (EDGE)
The Entrepreneurial Center connects students with community organizations in need of communications, marketing and creative services, including web design. The students gain real experience to enhance their portfolios and résumés. Businesses and not-for-profit organizations gain a low-cost resource for their marketing needs.
Entrepreneurship at Augustana
Augustana is uniquely positioned to appeal to the sharp increase in market demand for entrepreneurial opportunities as part of a student's college experience. A combination of factors including the economic recession, increased news coverage of entrepreneurship, and a generation looking at the changing job market have all contributed to the importance of these offerings. Add to that the market focus on having demonstrable skills at graduation has made entrepreneurship more relevant. Read more...
Not-for-Profit Organizations and Businesses
We call it the “EDGE Center” which is short for Entrepreneurial Development through Guided Experiences.
For students that clear EDGE is that they gain valuable experience and build their portfolio to set themselves apart in their professional careers.
For organizations and businesses, the EDGE comes from working with students to develop quality communication, marketing and management assets.