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Thursday, July 24th 2014

Excellence and Leadership

Entrepreneur Curriculum and Programs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through its entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events.

About the Lavin Center SDSU With the right blend of university curriculum and industry involvement, the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center within San Diego State University's (SDSU) College of Business Administration has emerged as an entrepreneurial leader. The Princeton Review with Entrepreneur magazine has recognized SDSU's entrepreneurship programs among the best in the U.S. In addition, SDSU was named to the Kiplinger's Personal Finance list of 100 best values in public colleges for 2012-2013.

The Lavin Center has become a stellar example of what can result when academic talent, local industry and private donors join forces, balancing the very latest in scholastic knowledge with hands-on experience. The University’s innovative learning environment and San Diego’s exciting entrepreneurial business climate are brought together through dynamic curriculum, local industry leadership support and philanthropy to establish a leading entrepreneurship program.

The Classroom Meets the Venture Capital World

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center has developed diverse hands-on learning opportunities that compliment and enrich the curriculum, enabling students to translate their knowledge into practice. As a future entrepreneur, you will experience and confront the challenges of commercializing products, creating and growing new ventures, while increasing your growing network of peers and mentors.

The Lavin Center's diverse programs include the:

Entrepreneurship Distinction
  • Top 20 in the nation among universities for entrepreneurs in the U.S.
  • Top 25 list of "America's Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs."
  • Top 30 in entrepreneurship according to U.S. News & World Report.
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SDSU Entrepreneurs

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Renegade motion creates extraordinary results. Never settle and push hard.
~ Thom McElroy, SDSU'85
   Co-Founder
   Volcom
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Building the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

The Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University serves SDSU students, entrepreneurs and business leaders through entrepreneurial curriculum, workshops, internships, resources and events. For information browse the Programs section of our website, subscribe to the Lavin Center Calendar and sign up for the Center's Entrepreneurial Fuel Newsletter. Entrepreneur resources such as the Lavin Center resume guide, marketing and business planning tools and more can be found in the Resources section of our site.

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