Meg Reilly '12 quit her day job to launch a startup venture and sail around the world in a 43,000 mile ocean race.
Center for Entrepreneurial Studies
The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies was created in 2003 to raise student awareness of self-employment as a career option. The Center fosters the collaboration of faculty, students, alumni and entrepreneurs to engage in activities and projects that advance hands-on entrepreneurial learning at the Stillman School. The Center offers mentoring and advising to all Seton Hall students who are thinking of starting a business or have launched a business and need assistance to expand their venture.
Students learn about the overall entrepreneurial process and acquire the skills and tools they need to succeed from the launch of a new business to the successful growth of that business. Students are required to complete four 3-credit courses.
During a recent boot camp 20 students worked in teams to create and pitch business models/prototypes before panel of judges.
UPitchNJ, an innovative statewide collegiate business model competition, to showcase the top student talent on April 26.
Student teams pitched their business ideas for $16,000 in venture capital seed funding at the ninth annual Pirates Pitch.
SHU alum builds watch company from Pirate's Pitch victory
In 2016, Christian Zeron was a senior at Seton Hall, a Catholic studies major and the winner of the annual Pirates Pitch competition. Two years later, he is the founder and owner of a thriving, up-and-coming business, Theo & Harris. Read more »
Breaking the Language Barrier
Ryan Skolnick speaks Mandarin Chinese. He knows Latin. He’s studied French and took Spanish back in kindergarten. So as a guy who loves learning new languages, Skolnick says he was shocked to uncover data on how few people who study a second language ever master it. Now he’s made it his mission to change that. Read more »