Enactus is a global, nonprofit student organization, which specializes in learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise.  JMU’s student chapter of this international nonprofit organization is dedicated to inspiring students to improve the world through entrepreneurial action.

Advisors: Patrick McQuown (mcquowpt@jmu.edu)

For more information, visit their BeInvolved page.

Entrepreneurship RLC

The Entrepreneurship Residential Learning Center is in the process of being developed here at JMU. Students who participate in this Residential Learning Community will have the unique opportunity to live and take classes with a small group of students who share similar interests in Entrepreneurship.  The Entrepreneurship RLC is planned to be ready for the incoming class of 2019.

For more information email cfe@jmu.edu

Epsilon Nu Tau

In spring 2016, JMU students formed the Kappa chapter of the co-ed entrepreneurship fraternity, Epsilon Nu Tau. The founding executive team of 5 students reviewed 60 applications and inducted 28 members in the spring semester. ENT will be accepting new members in fall 2016.

Advisor: Patrick McQuown (mcquowpt@jmu.edu)

To learn more about Epsilon Nu Tau, visit their BeInvolved Page.

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Industrial Design Society of America

The purpose of this organization is to aid in professional development of JMU students interested in a career in industrial design through leadership opportunities and networking events with professionals and design alumni.

Advisor: Audrey Barnes (barnesal@jmu.edu)

For more information visit their BeInvolved page.

Madison Venture Group

Madison Venture Group is James Madison University’s venture capital club.  The members take part in experiential learning by working on projects with Venture Capital firms and also do internal projects and presentations.

Advisor: Ron Rubin (rubinrj@jmu.edu)

For more information visit their website.

Net Impact

Net Impact is a global organization of students and professionals using business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. We have 250 chapters with 15,000 members spanning six continents, including current and emerging leaders in corporate social responsibility, social entrepreneurship, nonprofit management, international development and environmental sustainability. Open to faculty, graduate and undergraduate students and staff.

Advisor: Laura Atkins (atkinslc@jmu.edu)

For more information visit their BeInvolved page.

Society of Entrepreneurs

The James Madison University Society of Entrepreneurs brings entrepreneurially-minded students together. The organization educates members and the JMU community on topics related to innovation and entrepreneurship, supports members developing new ventures, and reaches out to entrepreneurs in the community to help them and learn from them. SOE also hosts speakers and events for students in the JMU community.

Advisors: Patrick McQuown (mcquowpt@jmu.edu)

For more information visit their website.

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University Innovation Fellows

The University Innovation Fellows program empowers students to become leaders of change in higher education. Fellows are creating a global movement to ensure that all students gain the necessary attitudes, skills and knowledge to compete in the economy of the future.

Advisor: Nick Swayne (swayned@jmu.edu)

For more information visit their website.

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