|Co-owner of Rhombus Guys will give a public talk about entrepreneurship|
Matt Winjum is the Entrepreneur in Residence in the Entrepreneurship Department at UND for the fall semester of 2009. As the Entrepreneur in Residence, Winjum teaches a class called “Imagination, Creativity & Entrepreneurial Thinking” in the College of Business and Public Administration. Winjum is also co-owner of Rhombus Guys in Grand Forks and was named 2009 SBA Young Entrepreneur of the Year, along with fellow Rhombus co-owner. Using his experience as a local entrepreneur, he is able to engage students in the classroom and provide hands-on examples of what it is like to own your own business.
Winjum will be giving a talk titled “Best Talk Ever...Do Not Miss This One” on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 3:30 p.m. in 225 Gamble Hall. The talk is open to the public and Winjum will share about the journey he has taken and advice he has for entrepreneurs.
The UND Entrepreneurship Program and its courses are uniquely designed to provide students from across campus the chance to learn more about how to identify and pursue entrepreneurial opportunities and put creativity and innovation to work. In 2008, the College of Business and Public Administration was distinguished as having one of the top 50 entrepreneurship programs out of over 2,300 schools surveyed by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review. The program was ranked number 13 in the undergraduate category of the survey.
For more information on Matt Winjum or the UND Entrepreneurship program, contact Larry Pate, professor and chair, UND Entrepreneurship department at 777-3116 or email: email@example.com .
-- Angie Winders, Graduate Assistant , Entrepreneurship, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-4916