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Future Entrepreneurs Club

  • Mission of Organization

    The mission of this organization is to help cultivate future entrepreneurs and their business concepts. Future Entrepreneurs Club would bring in to light for members the key components needed to be a successful entrepreneur. In today’s ever-changing business world there are certain qualities and characteristics that need to be instilled and grown in these future leaders/entrepreneurs. The organization will help these aspiring entrepreneurs to develop business plans of their business concepts. FEC will bring together young aspiring entrepreneurs along with successful entrepreneurs and professionals to ignite a strong entrepreneurial spark within the student community. FEC will also provide a forum for students interested in entering the annual Pennsylvania State System Business Plan Competition, along with any other competition that the club finds of interest.

    How to Join

    Contact any of the officers listed below for more information.

    List of 2016–17 Meeting Dates/Times/Locations

    Meetings are held every Tuesday at 6:00 p.m. in Eberly. 

    Requirements of Members (Membership Fees, Attendance, etc.)

    To join FEC you must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher. Membership dues are $15 per semester, and attending meetings regularly is required. If you are unable to attend a meeting, you must contact the secretary beforehand. All IUP students are welcome. 

    Member Quotes about the Value of the Organization

    “In the future Entrepreneurs Club your dreams and ambitions are only limited by your motivation.”
    Caleb Arone, Former Secretary

    “Come build your dreams in the Future Entrepreneurs Club; otherwise, someone else will hire you to work on their dream.”
    Anthony Flowers, Former Educator

    “The only time success comes before work is in the dictionary.”
    —Chris McKinnis, Treasurer/Former Vice President

    Role Name E-mail
    Advisor John Lipinski John.Lipinski@iup.edu
    President Shannon Nortum
    Vice President
    Travis Meyer
    Treasurer Chris McKinnis
    Secretary Julia Lerner
    Educator Francesca Ritchie