Maryland HBCU opens $42 million Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community
Bowie State University (BSU) has announced the opening of its new $42 million Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community (ELLC).
The six-story, mixed-use ELLC includes an Entrepreneurship Innovation Center, housing the college’s Entrepreneurship Academy, a resource for developing student entrepreneurs, and the Bowie Business Innovation Center, an accelerator for local start-up businesses in Prince George’s County.
The ELLC is described in this news release as a “real-world innovation hub (that) is designed to inspire and make entrepreneurship accessible to BSU students across all disciplines. With residential space for 557 students, the facility will offer a co-working environment for BSU’s early stage start-ups with training and mentors on-site to enable students and faculty to scale their businesses.
If you’re not familiar with Bowie State, it is a public historically black university in Prince George’s County, MD and is part of the University System of Maryland.