Annual Report  2019-2020
Mission  To inspire the inner-entrepreneur in everyone by empowering them with the innovation and entrepreneurial knowledg...
Our Story Born out of the Intuit Design for Delight Innovating for Impact Challenge, the Innovating for Impact Center for ...
Dr. Ben Eng  Dr. Avinandan Mukherjee  Executive Director  Dean, Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Bus...
Board of Advisors Bill Bissett Huntington Regional Chamber of Commerce  MacKenzie Morley CJ Hughes Construction  Chris Cha...
Our Methodology In 2018, Brad D. Smith, Marshall University alumnus and Executive Chairman of Intuit   s Board of Director...
iCenter Fellows become the first students in the state of West Virginia to be designated as University Innovation Fellows ...
Year in Review  487  612  18  People innovated using Intuit   s Design for Delight  D4D  at our workshops  Additional indi...
First Full Time Staff Member Hired Tricia Ball was hired in September 2019 as the iCenter   s first full-time staff member...
Programs  9
Career and Technical Education  CTE  Grants The West Virginia Department of Education started the Simulated Workplace prog...
Launch  Simulated Workplace is a  150,000 grant that was awarded to the iCenter by the West Virginia Department of Educati...
In October 2019, the Appalachian Regional Commission  ARC  awarded the EdVenture Group Inc. in Morgantown, WV, a POWER  Pa...
Girl Scouts Badge College In November 2019, the iCenter helped a group of Girl Scout Juniors  Grades 4-5  earn their Produ...
University Innovation Fellows The iCenter   s three student workers     Kelly Leonard, Annika Behnke, and McKenna Sunderla...
Entrepreneurs in Action  Through their UIF Fellowship and the support of Touma Real Estate Holdings, the iCenter Fellows i...
Virtual Prosperity Pop Up The iCenter partnered with Intuit, makers of QuickBooks, TurboTax, and Mint, to present Virtual ...
Women Entrepreneurship Week The iCenter coordinated Marshall University   s second Women   s Entrepreneurship Week celebra...
In 2020, the iCenter hosted the second annual West Virginia Innovation and Business Model Competition  WVIBMC . The WVIBMC...
Innovation Weekend The WVIBMC 2020 competition added an exciting new component Innovation Weekend  This weekend was modele...
Stories of Impact  20
West Virginia Mask Army West Virginia Mask Army is a group of doctors, nurses, hospital administrators, and seamstresses c...
Heritage Farms Heritage Farms is a series of museums, farms, and buildings located in Huntington, WV that evoke 19th centu...
Tri-State STEM M High School Tri-State STEM M Early College High School is a public high school in South Point, OH. Founde...
Thank You to our donors, sponsors, and grant partners Brad D. Smith Richard Jackson Robert E. Yancey, Sr.  for helping us ...
Giving Opportunities  To stay up to date on our newest programs and initiatives, please visit us at www.marshall.edu icent...
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