PROMISE SSI Registrants (throughout the USM): “Entrepreneur Office hours” September 2013

Dr. James Green, Director, Entrepreneurship Education and Hinman CEOs, Senior Lecturer and Associate Director, Maryland Technology Enterprise Institute (Mtech), at the University of Maryland College Park, was invited to the 2013 PROMISE SSI, but is unable to attend. Although he is not able to participate in the PROMISE SSI  “Mentoring for Advancement” session, he is offering entrepreneurship office hour opportunities to  our graduate students and postdocs with a valid ID from a school within the University System of Maryland.

September 10, 2013 10:00 a.m.

Free, Open Entrepreneur Office Hours More»

Mtech offers the following opportunities during “Office Hours” to help aspiring and current entrepreneurs with tech-based start-ups or ideas get advice on how to:

    • build and finance a start-up company
    • develop and protect intellectual property
    • navigate the technology transfer process
    • refine your business strategy for rapid growth
    • tap into other entrepreneurial resources

– See more on MTech’s website:

This opportunity is brought to you as an outgrowth of the PROMISE Summer Success Institute (part of the National Science Foundation’s Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP)), and in response to the Council of Graduate Schools’ “Pathways to Careers” initiative: Pathways Through Graduate School and Into Careers. 

Published by Renetta Garrison Tull

Dr. Renetta Garrison Tull is the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) at the University of California Davis. She previously served as Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives at The Graduate School at UMBC, and was Professor of the Practice in the College of Engineering & IT. She was Special Assistant to the Sr. Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Director of Graduate and Professional Pipeline Development for the University System of Maryland (12 institutions). She is the Founding Director of PROMISE: Maryland’s Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) –, and Co-PI for the USM LSAMP. Her research on global diversity in STEM continues, and she is an international speaker, covering nearly all continents, for groups and conferences such as the World Engineering Education Forum, the International Federation of Engineering Education Societies, and the Pacific Sciences Congress. Her personal website is: Connect with her on Twitter: @Renetta_Tull;

8 thoughts on “PROMISE SSI Registrants (throughout the USM): “Entrepreneur Office hours” September 2013

  1. What the Heart Wants was one of those books that I read, then read again, and I see myself rereading it again.
    If you end up liking it the book helps explain why our lives take a certain path and how we can control it. Happy reading!!


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