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An Entrepreneurial Hub for Innovative Ventures and Endeavors

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Entrepreneurial Leadership Program: 

Our Vision: Create a culture of proactive, innovative, ethical problem solving which will provide Waynesburg University students with the skills, abilities, experiences, and knowledge they need to thrive in a rapidly changing world.

  1. The eHIVE, including Makerspace, is our co-curricular innovative hub, open to all students regardless of major

  2. The Nest is our student learning lab & WU’s official apparel spirit store

  3. In the Classroom: The Entrepreneurship major & Entrepreneurial Leadership minor are housed in the Department of Business Administration 

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Cassy Dorsch and Melinda Walls with GCEC Award

The eHIVE recently received an international award and was named 2023 Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Center by GCEC.  Learn more


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our Team: 

  • Melinda Walls - W. Robert Stover Chair of Entrepreneurship Leadership & Business Department Chair 
  • Cassy Dorsch - Director of the eHIVE & Nest 
  • Andrew Heisey - Chief Maker & Fine Arts Department Chair 
  • Heidi Dziak - Program Coordinator for Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership & Director of Housing
  • Ashley Yates - Secretary 
  • Karlee Anderson - Graduate Assistant for the Entrepreneurial Leadership Program

Contact: or 724-852-3204


How We Help

All Students

We serve students of all majors and minors across campus through our events and coaching.


We provide one-on-one venture creation coaching to help move your project forward.  


We’ve always got something going on, whether it’s a competition, workshop, guest speaker, or something else entirely… Don’t miss out!

The Nest

WU's official on-campus apparel store, is now under the management of our Entrepreneurial Leadership Program. We are excited by the opportunity to operate the store as a student-operated learning lab.

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The eHIVE is happy to offer hands-on learning experiences through our state-of-the-art Makerspace. 

The eHIVE also offers custom micro-production services. 

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