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Entrepreneurial Studies Institute
101 College Parkway
CRSC 326
Arnold, MD 21012
Phone: 410-777-2066

AACC Business Pitch Competition Dates:

Thursday, March 30: submit online  by noon
Thursday, April 13:   Finalists announced 
Thursday, April 27:   Finalists pitch live in front of judges in CRSC 200, Q&A, and awards 

Special Events


Entrepreneurs Club Meeting, Topic: 5 Questions
Club activity planning and networking
Date: January 24
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location:  CRSC 340 

Business Pitch Competition Kick-off Meeting with Andrew Carlson, Capital One Bank
Date: January 31
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Location:  CRSC 340 


Entrepreneurs Club Meeting, Topic: Paint Nite
Date: February 14
Time: TBD
Location: TBD

Entrepreneurs Club Meeting
Date: February 28
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Location: CRSC 340


Entrepreneurs Club Meeting
Date: March 7
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: CRSC 340 

Entrepreneurs Club Meeting
Date: March 21
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Location: CRSC 340 

Business Pitch Competition submission due
Date: March 30
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: online

Entrepreneurs Club Meetings and Activities

Regular Entrepreneurs Club Meetings take place the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month during the regular semester of classes, from 3:30-5 p.m. in usually in CRSC 340.  Email  to confirm time and location. 

AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute

AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute offers: 
•    Entrepreneurship degrees, certificates and courses designed to prepare aspiring  entrepreneurs for success in business. 
•    Scholarships (up to $10,000) to pay for tuition, fees, books, and business start-up costs. 
•    Access to experienced entrepreneurs for advising and mentoring. 
•    Business Plan and Big Idea competitions. 
•    Events including workshops and guest speakers. 
•    Membership in the Entrepreneurs Club. 
•    A Small Business Resource Center and Student Business Incubator. 

For more information contact: 

Carlene Cassidy
Chair, Entrepreneurial Studies Institute
Professor, Business Management and Entrepreneurship 
(410) 777-2161