Current Students
Faculty and Staff

Future Students

Entrepreneurial Studies Institute

Contact Us

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

The submission deadline for all scholarships is February 17, 2016.

For more information, email

September Open Houses

You are invited to a free information session to learn about AACC’s Entrepreneurial Studies Institute (ESI) and resources available to help you grow your business or launch a new entrepreneurial venture.

AACC’s Arundel Mills Campus
Date:          Tuesday, September 15, 2015            
Time:          6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.                   
Location:    AMIL Room 106

AACC’s Arnold Campus
Date:          Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Time:          6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location:    Careers Building, Room 326
(Home of ESI’s Small Business Resource Center and Student Business Incubator)

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:

Joyce Ezrow
Professor, Business Management and Entrepreneurship
Ratcliffe Scholarship Program Manager
(410) 777-2178

Fall 2015 Entrepreneurs Club Meetings & Activities

The Entrepreneurs Club invites you to attend the first meeting of the year, Tuesday September 8th at 3:00 p.m. in CRSC 324.  Join us for an informal kick-off meeting.  We will brainstorm ideas for trips, guest speakers and other events.  In addition, nominations for officer positions will begin. Contact faculty advisors: Professor Joyce Ezrow and Professor Carlene Cassidy for more information or call 410-777-2066.

Regular Entrepreneurs Club Meetings take place the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month during the regular semester of classes, from 3-5 p.m. in CRSC 322 or CRSC 324.

Business Plan Competition

Submissions for the Business Plan Competition are due by NOON on April 6, 2016. Competition finalists will present on April 27, 2016 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. 

For questions, please email