Best of the West Award

Peoria Forward receives Excellence in Innovation Award from WESTMARC

October 28, 2021

Last week, Peoria Forward received the Best of the West Award for Excellence in Innovation from WESTMARC. WESTMARC – the Western Maricopa Coalition – is a public/private partnership of the

Davis Middle School teacher engages parents via online cooking show

Teaching in a Hybrid World

October 4, 2021

 It’s October. The pace of funneling students into school rooms and Zoom rooms is running full speed, and the holidays are already peeking over the horizon. And the teacher’s job

Our Journey in Customer Discovery: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Venture Development

September 27, 2021

A valuable lesson in an entrepreneur’s journey is the pivot, the willingness to respond to feedback while persistently iterating to meet rapidly changing needs. Sometimes we anticipate how we’ll progress

pitch in event at pop-up peoria

Pitch In: A community event to pitch your idea, get real-time feedback

September 27, 2021

Have an idea but not sure how to propel it forward? Want comments, direction and real-time feedback from other business owners and entrepreneurs in the community? Come join us at

When Arts and Entrepreneurship Intersect

September 10, 2021

At the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute, we believe that all artists are naturally entrepreneurial in their craft. Artists produce, create, compose, and seek opportunities in spaces that

How faculty can help students turn ideas into reality

August 12, 2021

Faculty members have a unique opportunity to directly impact the futures of the students they work with, and ASU is proud to be home to such a passionate community of

Youth Entrepreneurship team supports Verizon edtech portal, labs program expansion

August 11, 2021

To say we are thrilled to be a part of this is an understatement. Our Youth Entrepreneurship team has been hard at work developing STEM-focused curriculum for the soon-to-be launched

Engaging kids in STEM activities over the summer

July 28, 2021

“School’s out for summer School’s out forever” – Alice Cooper   Alice Cooper’s rock anthem, “Schools out” has been a refrain for students for generations but just because school’s out

Championing English Language Learners in STEM

June 1, 2021

This post is written by Sandra Castro, a Program Coordinator for the J. Orin Edson Entrepreneurship + Innovation Institute’s Youth Entrepreneurship team. In her role, Sandra provides support to middle

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