The Center for Entrepreneurship at Millikin University is a dedicated resource for entrepreneurs at every level. Through a variety of programs and development opportunities, The Center serves Millikin faculty and students, youth (ranging in age from elementary to high school level), community, and local businesses.

Upcoming Programs

Epiphany Farms




Institute for Science Entrepreneurship (ISE) Speaker Series
Speaker: Ken Myszka, Owner, Epiphany Farms Hospitality Group
Thursday, February 2, 2017 | 7:30 pm, Lower Richards Treat University Center


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Startup Weekend Decatur
Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, and business development folks come together to pitch an idea and launch a business, all in one weekend. It is a great opportunity to test startup ideas, meet potential co-founders, build your community in Decatur and launch your next startup!
Friday, Febaruary 10-Sunday, February 12, 2017

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Self-Employment in the Arts Conference
Friday and Saturday, February 24-25 in Lisle, IL

Geared towards emerging visual, performing, literary, and media artists, the SEA Conference includes keynote presentations, artist-led sessions, panel discussions, one-on-one mentoring sessions, round-table discussions, and workshops. There are also performances, a juried college art competition with $800 in prizes, artistic pitch competition with over $3,000 in prizes, and late night activity rooms. For educators, there are also sessions and opportunities to share best practices. Click here to view the conference website.
If you are a Millikin student or faculty interested in attending the conference, please contact Kate Flemming by February 1.

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Millikin 300 Below
Academic | Center for Entrepreneurship | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin student-led startup named finalist for Cleantech University Prize
January 11, 2017, 1:15pm
BluSolar, a Millikin University student-led startup business has been named a finalist by Clean Energy Trust (CET) for the Cleantech University Prize (UP), sponsored by the U.S. Department...
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Julie Shields
Center for Entrepreneurship | Community | Tabor School of Business
Shields: Focus is key to success
January 3, 2017, 12:15pm
In the January 2017 edition of the Business Journal of Midcentral Illinois, Julie Shields, director of Millikin University's Center for Entrepreneurship, shared her thoughts on 2016 and...
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Mark Munoz
Campus | Center for Entrepreneurship | Tabor School of Business
Dr. J. Mark Munoz receives 2016 AGBA Distinguished Business Dean Award
December 20, 2016, 11:45am
Dr. J. Mark Munoz, professor of management and international business at Millikin University, was awarded the 2016 Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA) Distinguished Business Dean...
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