ABOUT THE McFERRIN CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship serves as the hub of entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University and provides encouragement, education, networking and assistance to entrepreneurially-minded students, faculty and alumni.

The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship enhances students’ education through offering them opportunities to learn about starting and growing a business. This center offers a number of unique features and benefits:

  • Emphasis on applied learning: The center encourages entrepreneurial-minded students through start-up acceleration opportunities, competitions, work experience  and financial support.
  • Esteemed faculty: Our faculty members have received international recognition in research and teaching. Many have entrepreneurial experience, hold leadership positions in professional organizations and serve on prestigious editorial boards.
  • Active involvement of corporate supporters: The center is supported by corporate and individual members and sponsors who believe in the value of an entrepreneurial education and experience. These supporters assist the center through serving as judges, speakers, mentors and donors.

MISSION STATEMENT

We strive to be a mission driven Center as follows:

  1. Mission driven

    • The vision for the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship is to serve as the hub of entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University. Globally recognized.
    • The Center’s mission is to encourage, develop and produce entrepreneurs through a combination of curriculum and experiential opportunities.
  2. Core Values (alongside TAMU core values)

    • Honesty
    • Opportunity driven
    • Synergy- all must add value to the collective team
    • Accurate information always
    • Focused
    • Share and celebrate failures and wins- what do we learn from each
    • Respect

Through achievement of our vision, mission and values, the Center: 

  1. is recognized as an entrepreneurship center of excellence
  2. provides superior entrepreneurial education in the classroom and through experiential opportunities
  3. identifies and nurtures high potential student entrepreneurs
  4. enhances economic development activities
  5. communicates and celebrates entrepreneurship across TAMU

The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship would not be where it is today without the help and support of its generous donors, sponsors, and mentors. We are always looking for mentors, judges, speakers and other friends of the McFerrin Center to join our mentor network. Together we can help support the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs!

If you’d like to stay informed about opportunities to be involved please join our Mentor Network.

If you’d like to donate to the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship or one of our programs please contact Blake Petty.

ABOUT THE McFERRIN CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship serves as the hub of entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University and provides encouragement, education, networking and assistance to entrepreneurially-minded students, faculty and alumni.

The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship enhances students’ education through offering them opportunities to learn about starting and growing a business. This center offers a number of unique features and benefits:

  • Emphasis on applied learning: The center encourages entrepreneurial-minded students through start-up acceleration opportunities, competitions, work experience  and financial support.
  • Esteemed faculty: Our faculty members have received international recognition in research and teaching. Many have entrepreneurial experience, hold leadership positions in professional organizations and serve on prestigious editorial boards.
  • Active involvement of corporate supporters: The center is supported by corporate and individual members and sponsors who believe in the value of an entrepreneurial education and experience. These supporters assist the center through serving as judges, speakers, mentors and donors.

MISSION STATEMENT

We strive to be a mission driven Center as follows:

  1. Mission driven

    • The vision for the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship is to serve as the hub of entrepreneurship at Texas A&M University. Globally recognized.
    • The Center’s mission is to encourage, develop and produce entrepreneurs through a combination of curriculum and experiential opportunities.
  2. Core Values (alongside TAMU core values)

    • Honesty
    • Opportunity driven
    • Synergy- all must add value to the collective team
    • Accurate information always
    • Focused
    • Share and celebrate failures and wins- what do we learn from each
    • Respect

Through achievement of our vision, mission and values, the Center: 

  1. is recognized as an entrepreneurship center of excellence
  2. provides superior entrepreneurial education in the classroom and through experiential opportunities
  3. identifies and nurtures high potential student entrepreneurs
  4. enhances economic development activities
  5. communicates and celebrates entrepreneurship across TAMU

The McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship would not be where it is today without the help and support of its generous donors, sponsors, and mentors. We are always looking for mentors, judges, speakers and other friends of the McFerrin Center to join our mentor network. Together we can help support the next generation of Aggie entrepreneurs!

If you’d like to stay informed about opportunities to be involved please join our Mentor Network.

If you’d like to donate to the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship or one of our programs please contact Blake Petty.

2018

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • November 9, 2018: Aggie 100 Awards Dinner and After Party
  • November 10, 2018: McFerrin Center Tailgate at the Memorial Student Center (MSC).
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McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship1700 Research Parkway Suite 120Texas A&M UniversityTAMU 4123College Station, Texas 77843-4113mcferrin@mays.tamu.edu