The Fall 2012 Entrepreneurial Leadership Center Lecture Series at CheyneyUniversity presents aspects of Micro Enterprise in eight programs at the MarcusFoster Student Center Auditorium. Most programs begin at 6 pm in Marcus FosterStudent Center Auditorium, and are free and open to the public. Also known asa micro business, a micro enterprise is a type of small business often registered
as having ve or fewer employees, and requiring seed capital of not more than$35,000. They are commonly referred to as a “Mom & Pop Business.”
On Wednesday, November 7, in the Marcus Foster Student Center Auditoriumat 6 pm, David Marlett, Founder/Executive Director of National Crowd FundingAssociation will talk about Crowd Funding, the innovative new way of fundingstartups. He will discuss the purpose of Crowd Funding, some new regulations,and the many opportunities to use crowd funding. The National Crowd Funding
Association (NLCFA) was formed in March, 2012 prior to the passage of the JOBS Act of 2012 authorizing investment crowd funding in America. It
provides its members opportunities to shape the industry, learn the details of themarketplace, stay informed and stay ahead, and to network with others involved in
this revolutionary new way of nancing.
On Wednesday, November 14, in the Marcus Foster Student Center Auditorium
at 6 pm, Economic Development & Lender Relations Specialist, Barbara AnneGardenhire-Mills, will discuss Micro-Lenders/ SBA, answer questions aboutmicro-entrepreneurship, address the myths about grants and nancing options, andhighlight resources available through the SBA and other popular avenues.
A liberal arts university, Cheyney University of Pennsylvania offers studentsa committed faculty; cultural exposure to the arts; and a supportive environmentwhich encourages students to discover their purpose in life. Recognized as the
oldest Historically Black College and University (HBCU) and a “National Treasure
for 175 Years,” Cheyney University hosts signature programs such as the KeystoneHonors Academy, the Call Me Mister teaching program, the Aquaculture Researchand Education Laboratory and the accredited Hotel, Restaurant and TourismManagement program, which is listed as one of the top 20 degree producers forAfrican-American, Hispanic, Asian-American and American Indian students,according to Diverse Issues in Higher Education. Today, Cheyney Universityoffers baccalaureate and graduate degree programs at two Pennsylvania locations,Cheyney,PA and Center City Philadelphia. For more information, please visit thewebsite athttp://www.cheyney.edu.
Cheyney U. hosts Fall 2012Entrepreneurial Leadership Series