The Hurt Hub@Davidson convenes innovators and entrepreneurs in the Davidson College community and the Lake Norman region to catalyze innovative solutions to critical problems through educational programming, experiential learning in a safe environment, an inclusive co-working space, uncompromising ethics, a robust mentor network, and access to startup capital.
11,850 learning hours of entrepreneurship and innovation-focused classes, workshops, and attended case competitions.
43 ventures mentored through Launch LKN, Davidson Alumni engagement & Hurt Hub Office Hours.
4 Davidson Psychology majors were given the opportunity to serve as strategic consultants for ADUSA Supply Chain, a major grocery warehousing and distribution firm across the US.
Our Gig-Hub program has proven to be a cornerstone in connecting talented Davidson students and commercial ventures, especially startups and small businesses, for short-term internships. The Gig-Hub program provides students who want to develop their professional skills with project-based micro-internships, known as gigs, that immediately translate into skills that employers desire.
The Innovation team developed Ready to Lead, a customized 10-week curriculum aimed at training emerging managers with supervisory and leadership skills; 18 learners including 53% women and 36% minorities and underrepresented identities.
11 student and staff team supported a student-led process that resulted in an innovative decision-making framework rooted in equity and inclusion best practices to determine how to reallocate student space.
In May, EdX awarded Davidson College $100,000 to support the development of two new classes focused on storytelling in the workplace with Professor Steve Kaliski ‘07.