COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community

Do you recognize problems and strive to find creative solutions? Are you looking to connect with other students and become part of an innovative community starting your first day on campus?

The College of Business Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community offers first-year students from across majors the opportunity to live, learn, and participate in activities that have an entrepreneurship focus. Students get one-on-one access to successful alumni entrepreneurs like Matt Herlevic, who built a career as an executive with Walmart, and Brian Chaney, who is the CFO/COO of Bear Walker Industries. 

LIVE

Students will live alongside other first-year innovators in Robinson B Residential Suites. These suites were built in 2018 and were designed with an emphasis on creating a campus culture and community among residents.

Amenities include:

  • Common space with full kitchen, lounge area, entertainment space, and private/group study rooms
  • Private bathroom shared with roommate
  • Washer and dryer on each floor
  • Internet and cable in each room

LEARN

  • Participate in one of the following courses with other members of the LLC community (COMM 101, FYE, or BUSN 110). The LLC director will provide you with more information on which course will be offered for your cohort. 
  • Mentorship by entrepreneurial business leaders through Louisiana Tech Business Connect

INNOVATE

  • Receive membership in Bulldog Entrepreneurs, an organization founded to help students venturing into the world of entrepreneurship
  • Living Learning lunches and/or dinners with visiting entrepreneurs/speakers
  • Information on to how to prototype and introduction to on-campus makerspace 

The above “Learn” and “Innovate” opportunities are required for members of the Entrepreneurship LLC. 

Registration Process

  1. Select the Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community as your first choice on Louisiana Tech’s online Housing Portal. 
  2. Complete this online application

Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to applicants based on essay responses!
(Only students who have declared a major in business are eligible for the scholarship.)

This interdisciplinary community consists of students from all backgrounds and majors. Students who are not already College of Business majors will be enrolled in the entrepreneurship minor, which will join entrepreneurial education and experiences to enhance an already robust degree.

For more information, contact:

Tasha Smith
Director of Student Success, College of Business
tashas@latech.edu