Miller School continues to represent at annual USASBE conference

Harris holds Longenecker fellow plaque

The Miller School of Entrepreneurship once again had a strong presence at this year’s annual USASBE conference in Birmingham, Alabama. Interim Dean Mike Harris, acting Miller School Director Chip Galusha, Crisp Small Business Resource Center Director Emily Yeager, faculty member Dennis Barber III, and grad student Toan Tran descended on the Magic City to showcase all the good that is coming out of the Miller School of Entrepreneurship.

Below are some highlights:

  1. Barber served as the chair of the USASBE Awards Committee.
  2. Galusha served on a panel that discussed how to develop an entrepreneurial ecosystem.
  3. Miller School representatives presented:
    • If I had $1M – Developing Assets and Stakeholder Networks to Make Your Program a Money Maker
    • Impacts of a Student Consultant Internship Program on Students Entrepreneurial Attitudes and Perceptions, presented by Tran.
  4. Miller School representatives, along with Seth Jones and Sharon Paynter, presented research on the efficacy of RISE29 students’ intentions to pursue rural entrepreneurship.

To close out the conference, Harris was selected as a USASBE Justin G. Longenecker Fellow, the highest recognition USASBE gives to individuals who have made an outstanding contribution to the development, furtherance and benefit of small and medium businesses.

The Miller School was also a gold sponsor of the conference.

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