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Business Plan Competition 2016-2017

Listen in to this episode of tecBRIDGE radio and learn more about East Stroudsburg University’s President, Marcia G. Welsh, Ph.D. as she shares her personal story of success and how she came to be the University’s 13th President. During her interview, Dr. Welsh also shares news about the great things happening on ESU’s campus!


The Entrepreneurial Leadership Center accelerates the practice of student entrepreneurship by providing ESU’s emerging student entrepreneurs with access to events, workshops, mentoring and competitions that enable them to learn, test and refine their entrepreneurial skills. The Warrior Launch Pad is the premier membership based program of our entrepreneurial environment and is designed to help students launch and grow their companies. The Warrior Launch Pad helps members connect cross-collaboratively with the regional and international business and entrepreneurial community through learning experiences that support them along their unique journeys to success. Other opportunities for students wishing to engage with entrepreneurship are the ESU Entrepreneurship club and business competitions nationwide.


To create a sustainable entrepreneurial culture that fosters entrepreneurship across the campus, community and region.


The East Stroudsburg University Entrepreneurial Leadership Center's vision is to be nationally recognized for its entrepreneurial culture.

Entrepreneurship Speakers Series

The Entrepreneurial Leadership Center features nationally and internationally known speakers who share their real time entrepreneurial experiences with captivated audiences.

Entrepreneurship across the Colleges

East Stroudsburg University faculty from across all colleges: Arts and Sciences; Education; Business and Management; Health Sciences; and Graduate College are invited to submit proposals to infuse Entrepreneurship topics and activities into their classrooms. The Faculty Request for Proposals is available online.

Student Business Plan Competition

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Student Business Plan Competition a premier funding opportunity for students interested in starting or growing a business in any industry. Student’s represent ESU in the statewide program, competing for a chance to win part of the $10,000 total cash prize money.


Entrepreneurship Club


Student Business Plan Competition


Entrepreneurship Across the Colleges