Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship offers a variety of resources to student entrepreneurs at their Student Innovation Center office, including pitch competitions, entrepreneurial events, and guidance for students wanting to start or grow a business.
LAS I+E Academy
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a two-year academy for all LAS majors where students can engage in experiential learning courses to develop an innovative and entrepreneurial mindset. Students are matched with a mentor in the second year and emerge from the academy with a well-defined path to develop their big idea – or future ideas.
Innovate 1858 is a real-world, hands-on learning lab store, developed and managed by ISU’s Apparel, Merchandising, and Design students and faculty. The store partners with student entrepreneurs and makers to develop their entrepreneurial skills and provide them with real-world learning opportunities through the selling of their products.