March Foundation Breakfast to showcase innovation, student ventures

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

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

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