BCS Building
Jan 16, 2018

Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition Coming Soon

College students across the state of Iowa are invited to enter the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition for the chance to win $5,000. The regional competition will take place at the local JPEC’s across the state and will continue on to the final round in Des Moines, IA. Students must submit a plan for a start-up business of their
choice by midnight on April 2nd and will be judged on the content, concept, and viability of their business idea.

OEI Students
Jan 02, 2018

UNI JPEC send students the Okoboji Entrepreneur Institute (OEI)

Each year, eight students from UNI join 24 other students from The University of Iowa, Iowa State University, Buena Vista University, and Iowa Lakes Community College for OEI held in early August at Lake Okoboji.

BCS Building
Dec 14, 2017

UNI JPEC student wins Regional Elevator Pitch Competition

A UNI senior, who is a member of the JPEC program, won first place at the regional elevator pitch competition held at UNI and advanced onto the National Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization (CEO) Conference’s pitch competition from October 26-28 in Tampa, Florida. Kayla Kearns, a communications major from Clear Lake, Iowa, competed for $3,500 at the national competition.

BCS Building
Apr 17, 2017

UNI Entrepreneurs Advance to State Level Competition

Three UNI student businesses will be advancing to the state level in the Pappajohn Student Entrepreneurial Venture Competition including AdFLY, Network Nirvana, and LOCAD.