Centers & Institutes

  • Center for Entrepreneurship

    Get Ready to Make Your Mark

    Do you have a novel idea? A challenge you want to tackle? A difference you want to make in your community or in the world? You have come to the right place. Th e place to learn how to tackle challenges, collaborate, connect, and develop skills that lead to success in every profession.

    The Center for Entrepreneurship provides a variety of academic, co-curricular, and experiential learning opportunities for students and alumni to learn to think and act entrepreneurially.

    Our interdisciplinary approach allows students from all majors to practice creative problem solving, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

    Our Programs | At a Glance

    Students and alumni who want to start a business or social venture can access resources and support of an entrepreneurial community including scholarships and seed funding, an Entrepreneur in Residence, and a variety of events and programs.

  • Next Big Idea
    This annual competition is Worcester State's version of Shark Tank—and includes cash prizes.

    Pitch It!
    IDEA Accelerator structured program for validating ideas and figuring out if it's worth pursuing.

    WooMagine Ideathon
    Entrepreneurship Ambassadors Collaborative experiential scholarship program for developing the entrepreneurial mindset and leadership abilities.

    Idea Lab
    Free memberships for students and alumni. Access to office space and other resources at this co-working site at 20 Franklin Street in Worcester.

  • Intrapreneur  

    The leading state university for entrepreneurship in Massachusetts

    The Center for Entrepreneurship is dedicated to encouraging and supporting students and alumni to be entrepreneurial in the broadest sense possible—from starting a business with a brand-new idea, to bringing innovation to a family’s business, to being an “intrapreneur” who nurtures change and growth within a large organization.


    Center for Entrepreneurship
    Sullivan Academic Center
    Office S-204G