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Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Center for Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Mission Statement: We inspire and develop authentic, innovative student leaders who leave their mark on campus, in the community, and in their careers.

Ready to get involved? Contact Us

(843) 383-8112 | aburkemper@coker.edu | Davidson Hall 103

LEAD. INNOVATE. THRIVE.

Leave your mark >> On campus

>> Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Dream of starting your own business someday?  Explore your innovative ideas and learn how to launch, manage, and grow your new venture with an Entrepreneurship Concentration or Minor offered by the School of Business.

>> Programs and Events

Want to be part of the global movement?  Join us and collaborate with other students at campus events like Global Entrepreneurship Week, Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, and more.

>> Startup Coaching and Resources

Ready to jump in and get started?  Drop by the Center anytime to talk through your ideas, connect with the right supporters, and take the next steps to becoming a business founder.

Leave your mark >> In the community

>> Pee Dee Idea Challenge

Ready to earn some cold, hard cash?  Develop and pitch a new business idea for your shot at $10,000 in cash prizes.  This collaborative competition is open to students from multiple colleges and universities in the Pee Dee region.

>> Coker Enactus

Passionate about transforming people’s lives?  Join the award-winning Coker Enactus team to create and implement entrepreneurial projects that shape a more sustainable world.

>> College Ethics Symposium

Want to explore ethical decisions and grow your network?  Join students from 20 other colleges and universities for this three-day retreat in Hilton Head, SC.

Leave your mark >> In your career

>> The Mentoring Experience

Need help with your career plans after college?  Leverage the valuable experiences and connections of a dedicated career mentor during a semester-long, cohort-based program.

>> Executive Round Table

Want to discuss leadership and career success with top executives?  Add this one-credit hour course to learn from numerous executives, community leaders, and entrepreneurs throughout the semester.

>> Leadership and Entrepreneurship Advisory Council

Need advice or guidance from community leaders?  Schedule a meeting with successful business owners and industry leaders serving on the 20+ member LEAC.

CORE VALUES >> Servant Leadership / Innovative Thinking / Problem Solving / Collaboration