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Palmieri Center for Entrepreneurship

The Palmieri Center for Entrepreneurship is an innovative student resource that provides skill building, mentorship and real-world experiences vital to the development of creative critical thinking.

Students can apply a new creative thought process to start a new business, solve a problem that stands in the way of generating positive change, or work with others to achieve high-impact, collaborative, team-driven results.The center and its experiential learning program build upon the Mount’s liberal arts core curriculum to assist students in identifying problems, generating ideas and creating solutions in a practical way

Hours: M-F 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Behind Archbishop Borders Hall

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Elevate Your Ideas

Students learn how to elevate ideas from drawing board to reality through interdisciplinary coursework, ideation and by participating in co-curricular activities such as:

  • Idea Pitch Competition

    Five MSMU entrepreneurs can pitch their product or service idea to a panel of independent judges, and you have the opportunity to earn up to $5,000 in prizes.

  • Networking Opportunities

    Gather with students and bushiness leaders for an exclusive opportunity to build your contact list and find new people and projects to partner with.

  • Workshops

    Learn about intellectual property, how to find capital or just hear from others who have started their own business with one of PCE's many workshops.

  • Collaborative Brainstorming

    Get your brain juices flowing in a brainstorming session in the PCE office and you may just build your whole business plan, or find the right solution to a problem that you've been trying to solve.

  • Internships

    Find an opportunity that sparks your interests and it may just lead you to innovate.

  • Mentorship

    Working with the center’s resources and faculty helps you identify and develop the skills needed to create an entrepreneurial mindset.

Built on Generosity

The Palmieri Entrepreneurship center was made possible through a generous $1 million donation from Mount alumni Paul Palmieri, C’92, and Diane Loiello Palmieri, C’83.