March Foundation Breakfast to showcase innovation, student ventures

FOR RELEASE
2014-02-27
 Karl LePan
Karl LaPan

HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The Huntington University Foundation will feature a program on innovation and student ventures at its next Foundation Breakfast on March 12.

Karl LaPan, president and CEO of the Northeast Indiana Innovation Center (NIIC), will share his insights into the role that NIIC plays in equipping the next generation of student entrepreneurial leaders through its Student Venture Lab program. HU junior film production student Matt Burris will also share how the NIIC has helped him with the challenges and opportunities of launching a business as a film producer.

The Foundation Breakfast is open to the public. It will begin at 7:45 a.m. in the Habecker Dining Commons at Huntington University and conclude by 9 a.m. The cost of the breakfast is $7. First-time attendees eat free courtesy of Bailey-Love Mortuary.

RSVPs are requested for the breakfast but are not required. For more information or to RSVP, contact Barb Baker at 260-359-4069 or bbaker@huntington.edu.

The breakfast is held on the second Wednesday of every month during the school year. For more information about the Foundation, visit www.huntington.edu/foundation.

Since 1938, the Huntington University Foundation has assisted Huntington County residents who attend Huntington University through the annual Huntington County Grant and endowed scholarships.

Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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