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The GRIT Center can help you

Grow Your Dreams

The skills you learn through participation in GRIT Center events will help you become a capable and innovative leader.

You don't need to be a business major to benefit from GRIT Center programming. We can show you how to leverage your passion for a subject, a problem, or a specific group of people to build the life you want in a place where you want to be!


Entrepreneurial Mindset*

*Developed by, and used with permission from

"Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship"

  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

  • Flexibility & Adaptability

  • Communication and Collaboration

  • Comfort with Risk

  • Initiative & Self Reliance

  • Future Oreintation

  • Opportunity Recognition

  • Creativity & Innovation

Adopting an entrepreneurial mindset has been shown to confer a multitude of benefits including increased confidence and persistence in college, greater ability to lead, higher starting salaries and significant gains in emotional intelligence measures. You can learn these skill by participating in GRIT Center events and seminars, which are open to students from any major.


Whether you want to start your own business, innovate from a role in an existing company, help support service organizations or community non-profits, or build strong relationships with friends and family, an entrepreneurial mindset will help you lead the way in accomplishing goals.

At the heart of most entrepreneurial journeys is a desire to build a life and a community.  Visit our entrepreneurship seminar page to see what some of our visiting entrepreneurs have learned and accomplished along their way.

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