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Mount Union Team Takes Home $1,500, Second Place at Entrepreneurship Immersion Week

August 15, 2018

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio - A team of students from the University of Mount Union took home second place at the 2018 Entrepreneurship Education Consortium’s (EEC) Entrepreneurship Immersion Week held at John Carroll University.

The team, consisting of Gabriella Cataloni ‘22, Regan Laurell ‘20, Emilio Martinez ‘20, Lauren Skulina ‘20, and Katelyn Wainwright ’21, whose idea was a medical device for those who suffer from complications with diabetes.

If all or part of the team wish to create and launch a business around their idea, the University provides support for them to do so through the institution’s entrepreneurship minor and INCUBOX, the business incubator located on campus.

The team from Mount Union competed against teams from John Carroll, Baldwin Wallace University, Kent State University, the University of Akron, Ashland University, Hiram College, Lorain County Community College, Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland State University.

Mount Union’s student teams have finished in the top three in each of the last four years.

The EEC is generously sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Foundation in Hudson, Ohio.

Learn more about Mount Union’s entrepreneurship minor.