Reframing the Future of West Virginia and Appalachia
Our mission is to inspire the inner-entrepreneur in everyone and empower them with the innovation knowledge they need to reframe the future of our state and region.
We imagine a day when an entrepreneurial mindset drives inspiration, innovation, and impact across the Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business, the Marshall University campus, and our community.
West Virginia Career and Technical Education (CTE) Entrepreneurship Education
The iCenter promotes an entrepreneurial mindset and business venture development within West Virginia's CTE schools through the support of two grants.
West Virginia Innovation and Business Model Competition
In 2020, the iCenter hosted the second annual WVIBMC, a statewide competition open to all college students enrolled at a two- or four-year institution in the state of West Virginia.
Entrepreneurs in Action
Our iCenter Fellows created Entrepreneurs in Action through their Stanford University Innovation Fellows program. This event taught students innovation and entrepreneurship while also helping Huntington's small business community.