Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Innovation

CLEIA cutting-edge business education in the 21st century requires more than a traditional emphasis placed on management techniques. Rather, it requires additional focus on the development and application of sound leadership principles. In today’s competitive and complex workplace, organizations that prosper are those that exemplify leadership at all levels of organization. Roanoke College’s Business Department concentration in Leadership, rare on the undergraduate level, provides its students with the necessary foundations in critical thinking skills and leadership principles to become successful ethical leaders in a wide variety of organizational settings.

In order to establish Roanoke College as a model for education in business leadership and innovation, the Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurial Innovation focuses on two primary initiatives: an academic concentration in Leadership and a unique alliance with Roanoke Valley business leaders to further instill entrepreneurship and innovation throughout the Roanoke College business curriculum.

 
Real World Learning: Roanoke senior's Target internship leads to management job

Real World Learning: Roanoke senior's Target internship leads to management job

Timaria Hammond-Downing '14 interned with Target's logistics team and her tasks involved regulating store efficiency.

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Kassens wins fellowship for research on depression and the job market

Kassens wins fellowship for research on depression and the job market

Dr. Alice Kassens received the Maurice L. Mednick Memorial Fellowship to help fund her ongoing research this summer and next spring on the effect of clinical depression in the labor market.

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