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The Landmark Entrepreneurship Accelerator Program (飞跃) inspires and supports students in their professional and creative development—empowering students to harness their abilities to make their dreams a reality and advance their careers

Landmark College launched 飞跃 in 2014 to provide students with support in developing business plans and pitching their idea for the possibility of up to $10,000 of seed funding. The response to 飞跃 has been tremendous and the program continues to expand and grow. Today 飞跃 is a well-known entity on campus and an arena in which to build, 测试, and develop programming to support neurodiverse talent through communication, 创新, 和行动. 飞跃 has been a member of ENACTUS, Fair Trade Colleges, and subscribes to the HubSpot Academy giving all students access to these networks and opportunities.

项目: The following are examples of the many programs that make up the ever-growing 飞跃 network on campus.

  • WLMC Landmark College Radio, (学生生活)—飞跃 supports student-hosted programs, 广告, 市场营销, and enterprise development in DJ events, 比混合, 和播客 for our nationally-recognized college radio station, which won the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System award for "Best Internet/Streaming College Radio Station (under 10,000 students)" in 2022 and 2023.
  • 电视的声音—飞跃 works directly with the college's television studio, supporting student creativity by providing resources to prepare students to communicate in their chosen field of study. 
  • LCVoices.com—支持s the innovative and creative ideas within student media. 
  • Career Connectionsc (学者)—Through Landmark College’s Career Connections, 飞跃 hires interns, work-study students, 经理, and provides an essential bridge between outside employment and employee and management skill development.
  • 创意实验室—Founded by Landmark College students, the 创意实验室 has become the heart of 飞跃. It is a center filled with Legos, 织物艺术, 视觉艺术, 游戏, and space to work, 玩, or simply relax. Look for our regular Maker 研讨会 and Idea Jam pizza parties.
  • 飞跃俱乐部—Formed by Landmark College student entrepreneurs, this club sponsor trips, speaker series, 研讨会, and supports student entrepreneurs in their enterprise development and launching.
  • 制造商的空间—Tech meets 创新 at the 制造商的空间 home to laser cutters, 3-D printers, circuitry, 和更多的. Staffed by and for students, the 制造商的空间 is open to all and requires minimal training. 飞跃 on in and try it out!
  • MiniLab—The classroom comes alive in the student’s hands. Here students use video and editing equipment to make pitch and product videos, social media posts, and animation. They use digital photography for studio shots and even work on classroom projects. 飞跃 hires student interns to run the MiniLab and hosts training 研讨会. The MiniLab is open to all regardless of experience.
  • Entrepreneurship Day:—Every fall 飞跃 hosts Entrepreneurship Day, where neurodiverse entrepreneurs come to campus and share their stories, 满足学生, and assist in enterprise development and mentoring. The day includes an 创新 workshop, catered lunch, and a mini-pitch competition. All are welcome.
  • $10,000 Pitch Competition—Each year our campus entrepreneurs have the chance to pitch for a shot at a total of $10,000 in start-up funding. 培训 and coaching is provided by 飞跃. Past Pitch winners include food delivery services, honey production, 3-D animation and virtual reality, security systems, 和更多的. 飞跃 Pitchers often go on to pitch in other competitions at Harvard University and the Draper Competition.
  • Harvard University Social Entrepreneurship Conference—Each spring 飞跃 students board the Shark Bus and travel to the Harvard University Social Entrepreneurship Conference in Boston, Massachusetts. Here students network with peers, pitch ideas, attend 研讨会, and find inspiration.
  • 课程—飞跃 is tied in with the the Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Entrepreneurial Leadership (BA-COMEL) degree and the Professional Studies Department. Many students taking classes in these areas can also get credit with work done with 飞跃 or using 飞跃 resources. 飞跃 is interdisciplinary and welcomes projects across campus including 阀杆 and 细 Arts.
  • Academic 实习—Each semester a student is selected from a pool of applicants to be interns within 飞跃 and the Professional Studies Department. Often these students are entrepreneurs themselves. The intern experience helps students to deepen their entrepreneurship and leadership skills while sharing their experiences and enterprises with fellow students.
  • Student Success Stories给 Hat Tree Project Brings Warmth to Community Members in Need (Brattleboro Reformer, December 2022)

导演: 飞跃 is part of the Professional Studies Department. Please contact Academic Dean John Vitale

“In my eyes, everyone is an entrepreneur. My job is to ignite the passion and energy in people for them to pursue their dreams and visions an make them into a viable reality. As entrepreneurs we have the power to change the world. With a sustainability lens, we can change it for the better.”   –Dr. Tamara Stenn, Assistant Professor of Professional Studies

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  • 飞跃 is tied in with the the COMEL degree and the Professional Studies Department. Many students taking classes in these areas can also get credit with work done with 飞跃 or using 飞跃 resources. 飞跃 is interdisciplinary and welcomes projects across campus including 阀杆 and 细 Arts.

  • Through Landmark College’s Career Connections, 飞跃 hires interns, work-study students, 经理, and provides an essential bridge between outside employment and employee and management skill development.

  • Each semester a student is selected from a pool of applicants to be an intern for the Entrepreneurship class and a 飞跃 intern. Often these students are entrepreneurs themselves. The intern experience helps students to deepen their entrepreneurship and leadership skills while sharing their experiences and enterprises with fellow students

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  • Each year our campus entrepreneurs have the chance to pitch for a shot at a total of $10,000 in start-up funding. 培训 and coaching is provided by 飞跃. Past Pitch winners include food delivery services, honey production, 3-D animation and virtual reality, security systems, 和更多的. 飞跃 Pitchers often go on to pitch in other competitions at Harvard University and the Draper Competition.

  • Founded by Landmark College students, the 创意实验室 has become the heart of 飞跃. It is a center filled with Legos, 织物艺术, 视觉艺术, 游戏, and space to work, 玩, or simply relax. Look for our regular Maker 研讨会 and Idea Jam pizza parties.

  • Tech meets 创新 at the 制造商的空间 home to laser cutters, 3-D printers, circuitry, 和更多的. Staffed by and for students, the 制造商的空间 is open to all and requires minimal training. Leap on in and try it out!

  • The classroom comes alive in the student’s hands. Here students use video and editing equipment to make pitch and product videos, social media posts, and animation. They use digital photography for studio shots and even work on classroom projects. 飞跃 hires student interns to run the MiniLab and hosts training 研讨会. The MiniLab is open to all regardless of experience.

  • WLMC supports 飞跃 with student radio programs, 广告, 市场营销, and enterprise development in DJ events, 比混合, 和播客.

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  • Formed by Landmark College student entrepreneurs, this club sponsor trips, speaker series, 研讨会, and supports student entrepreneurs in their enterprise development and launching.

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