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Jan. 12, 2007

Experiential Classroom comes to campus

As a special offering of this year's Hilton Endowed Chair Program in the College of Human Sciences, a condensed version of the "Experiential Classroom" will be offered to 50 ISU faculty members Jan. 25-26 at Building 4 in the ISU Research Park. There will be morning and afternoon sessions on Thursday and a morning session Friday. The registration deadline is Jan. 15.

The Experiential Classroom offers hands-on experience and demonstrates practical, simple, innovative ways for faculty to integrate entrepreneurship content, concepts and experiences into their teaching. Normally, it's offered as a three-day conference.

Michael Morris, originator of the Experiential Classroom at Syracuse University and ISU's 2006-07 Endowed Hilton Chair of Entrepreneurship, and two of his colleagues will provide the programming. Registration (including materials, refreshments and Thursday lunch) is $15 per person. Hilton Chair funds and assistance from the ISU Pappajohn Center will cover the remaining costs.

Registration may be done online at the Pappajohn Center Web site,, or print a PDF registration form and return it to Carol Knutson, 31 MacKay.

For more information, contact Linda Niehm,, or Sara Marcketti,


A condensed version of the "Experiential Classroom" will be available for faculty Jan. 25-26, featuring Michael Morris, the 2006-07 Endowed Hilton Chair of Entrepreneurship. Registration is $15 and enrollment is limited to 50 participants.