First Year Seminar
Set the World on Fire with Positive Change
What can you do about social justice and climate change? A lot! No matter your background, interest, major, and program, “entrepreneurial thinking” helps you harness your passions, skills, experience, knowledge, resources and networks to spot and take advantage of opportunities at the right time and in the right way to make change in the world. You will identify problems big-or-small that you are passionate about. Learn to solve difficult problems through fun team-based innovation exercises and problem-solving strategies. Then get hands-on real-world experience in ways to put these solutions into action. Hear from alumni and parents who are already working on these and many other problems in the world. You will realize that YES, one person can positively impact the world – with the right education and entrepreneurial skills!
You will explore:
What your superpowers are and how you can use them to impact the world
How you can find positive solutions to problems
What it takes to attract others to support you and how to lead them successfully
What it takes to innovate new solutions, test them, and put them into action
How others have tackled problems and their solutions
Ways your degree choice might support your ability to impact the world positively
Want to learn more? Contact instructor Bara Watts, Executive Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship.