Institute to celebrate launch with Open House on Tuesday, November 17
TORONTO, Nov. 16 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, November 17, the George Brown College Centre for Business will be holding an open house to celebrate the launch of The Institute of Entrepreneurship and Community Innovation. The Institute, located at 230 Richmond St. East in Toronto, is a living lab where George Brown students will provide consulting services to local social enterprises, not-for-profit organizations and for-profit businesses. For clients of The Institute, this means low-cost access to physical and intellectual resources and facilitation of local and international strategic alliances. For George Brown College Centre students, The Institute provides the ideal environment to apply entrepreneurial skills with real clients while developing a network of peers, mentors and future funders.
What: George Brown College Centre for Business launches The Institute
of Entrepreneurship and Community Innovation. Media are welcome
to attend open house and meet with the students and professors
behind Toronto's new social innovation lab.
When: Tuesday, November 17, 2009
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Where: Institute of Entrepreneurship and Community Innovation
George Brown College, St. James Campus
230 Richmond St. East (Richmond and George Streets), Toronto
Who: The following will be available for interviews throughout the
Mark Simpson, Professor and Coordinator of The Institute
Maureen Loweth, Dean, Centres for Business, Arts & Design
Student members of The Institute
About George Brown College
With nine out of 10 graduates hired within six months of graduation, Toronto's George Brown College has established a reputation for equipping students with the skills, industry experience and credentials to pursue the careers of their choice. From its two main campuses located across the downtown core, George Brown offers nearly 160 programs across a wide variety of professions. Students can earn diplomas, post-graduate certificates, industry accreditations, apprenticeships and four-year bachelor degrees. More than 22,000 students attend the College (full-time equivalent) with about 68,000 registered with the George Brown College School of Continuing Education. For more information, please visit www.georgebrown.ca.
SOURCE George Brown College
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