The Center for Economic Development, Entrepreneurship and Technology (CEDET) at Eastern Kentucky University will use a $58,000 Rural Business Enterprise Development Grant from the United States Department of Agriculture to assist Madison, Estill and Owsley Counties.
Community Ventures Corporation (CVC) is now visiting the Eastern Kentucky University campus in Richmond one day each month to help entrepreneurs and homeowners start and grow their own businesses and move into their own homes.
Imagine having a successful business when you’re in your early 20s and not yet out of college.
Thanks in part to the helping hand of the Eastern Kentucky University-based business accelerator, that dream has become reality for a trio of EKU seniors plus a recent graduate of another institution.
Business owners and entrepreneurs in Estill County now have another convenient resource to help them achieve their dreams.
The new executive director of the Innovation and Commercialization Center (ICC) at Eastern Kentucky University is a familiar name and face to many in the central/eastern Kentucky business community.
Junior Andrew Pennington, of Corbin, has been selected as the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance student ambassador for Eastern Kentucky University.