Schulze School of Entrepreneurship

Accelerate Your Clean Technology Company

If you have a big idea that could help solve some of the planet’s largest challenges, join the planet’s largest cleantech accelerator. Applications are being accepted for the 2016 Cleantech Open Midwest Acceler...

Unique Pontoons Cruises to Victory

The winner of the inaugural St. Thomas Business Plan Competition added more hardware to his growing trophy case. Jeremy Little, a junior who previously won the Fowler Business Concept Challenge and swept the aw...
David Deeds

Outside Consultant Features David Deeds

On Sunday, February 14, David Deeds, professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, was featured in the Star Tribune’s “Outside Consultant” column. Read Deeds' advice fo...
Mary MacCarthy

Turning a Hug Into a Business

Mary MacCarthy '96 M.B.A. is the owner of Glorious Hugs, LLC, a social entrepreneurial venture with a goal you'll want to hug: alleviating loneliness in senior citizens through care packages filled with handmade art and other goodies that spark joy.
Unique Pontoons

You’re Gonna Need a Better Boat

Jeremy Little wanted to be an entrepreneur long before he knew what the word meant. In third grade, when his teacher passed out index cards and told the students to write down what they wanted to be when they g...

Let’s Get Creative: Talking Business with John Cleese

John Cleese may be best known for his work as Basil Fawlty in “Fawlty Towers,” for his many personas in “Monty Python,” or for his role in the movie “A Fish Called Wanda,” but he has a strong business pedigree ...
Mark Spriggs

Outside Consultant Features Mark Spriggs

On Monday, January 18, Mark Spriggs, professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas Opus College of Business, was featured in the Star Tribune’s “Outside Consultant” column. Read Spriggs' advice ...

Creating the American Dream

When Misael Jordan came to the United States from Panama in 1999, he found construction work drilling underground to lay cable, conduit and electrical wiring. He worked his way up to foreman, and in 2011 decide...
Alec Johnson

Outside Consultant Features Alec Johnson

On Sunday, December 6, Alec Johnson, an associate professor of entrepreneurship at the University of St. Thomas' Opus College of Business, was featured in the Star Tribune’s “Outside Consultant” column. Read Jo...

Home-cooked Meals Take Home Top Prize in Fowler

A platform to sell authentic, home-cooked meals, an online retailer of discount appliances and a menu reader for the blind, brought home the top prizes at the 7th annual Fowler Business Concept Challenge.Th...

New Maker Space Slated for Anderson Student Center

Thanks to a collaboration between the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship and the Division of Student Affairs, St. Thomas will have its first maker space for students who are interested in creating things, either for their own personal enrichment or for potential future business opportunities.

St. Thomas Honors Alumni Entrepreneurs

St. Thomas alumni have been honored for achievements as entrepreneurs by the John M. Morrison Center for Entrepreneurship in the Opus College of Business.

Local Music + Entrepreneurship Collide in Atlanta

This is a guest blog from the Schulze School of Entrepreneurship Artist in Residence, Malik Watkins ’08, stagename: MaLLy. Watkins, along with Sociology major Zander Tsadwa and English major James Mite, attende...

Almost $60,000 available to Tommie students!

Your chance at $10,000 is right around the corner! This year’s Fowler Business Concept Challenge submission deadline is November 2, and submissions are starting to roll in. The Fowler is for anyone with a busin...
Buddy's Nut Butter

The Local Peanut That Could

Entrepreneurship Andrew Kincheloe '12 turned his favorite childhood food into Buddy's Small Batch Nut Butter, a thriving brand that's now sold in 300 stores across five Midwestern states.

Bridging Engineering and Entrepreneurship at UST

Play. Make. Design. Collaborate. AnnMarie Thomas Accepts Dual Appointment in Engineering and EntrepreneurshipFrom presenting at the White House to speaking at Google and Disney, AnnMarie Thomas, Ph.D., is ...

Fair Trade: Hard Work for Ownership

Noah Namowicz ’09, is a coffee guy. Drinks it. Sources it. Buys it. Sells it. Lives it.And now, he owns it. Not coffee just at home, but part of the high-end, green (unroasted) coffee importing company he’s...

The Early Entrepreneurs

68 incoming students + 16 mentors + 16 new business ideas + 2 days of training = 68 entrepreneurial-minded students ready to tackle college with creative thinking and problem solving.The inaugural Freshman ...