Exploring the Intersection of Science and Entrepreneurship

The Millikin University Institute for Science Entrepreneurship (ISE), a signature program of Millikin's Center for Entrepreneurship, is pleased to host the 2018-2019 speaker series. The speaker series focuses on science entrepreneurship and how an increased emphasis on entrepreneurship can spark job creation and societal well-being.

Purpose of the Program

Throughout the academic year, executives from science ventures will be discussing particular aspects of their business. In addition, business leaders will be discussing broader topics of interest. The ISE is proud to have Busey as the Title Sponsor of the speaker series.   

The ISE was originally funded by a Millikin University Performance Learning Enhancement Grant in December 2012. Since that time, the institute has been pledged or received funding and support from:

  • 300 Below Inc.
  • Andreas Foundation through the Community Foundation of Macon County
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company
  • Brechnitz Group of Raymond James
  • Busey
  • Caterpillar Decatur
  • Coleman Foundation
  • Decatur Memorial Foundation
  • Decatur Memorial Hospital
  • John Ullrich Foundation
  • Millikin University
  • National Foodworks Services
  • Parke Warehouses
  • St. Mary's Hospital
  • Tate & Lyle
  • Wild Bird Feeding Industry
  • Zevacor Molecular
  • A private foundation and several anonymous donors.

For more information on the speaker series or Millikin's Institute for Science Entrepreneurship, contact Dr. David Horn at 217-424-6392 or via e-mail at dhorn@millikin.edu

Fall 2018 Institute for Science Entrepreneurship Speaker Series

Brought to you by Busey

All presentations are free and open to the public, and no reservations or tickets are required.

Thursday, October 18, 7:30 p.m., University Commons
Speaker: Rev. Dr. Stacey Brohard, Executive Director, The Good Samaritan Inn

Thursday, November 15, 7:30 p.m., University Commons
Speaker: Len Corzine, LPC Farms and Past President, National Corn Growers Association

Thursday, December 6, 7:30 p.m., University Commons
Speaker: Ryan McCrady, President, Economic Development Corporation of Decatur & Macon County

For more information on the speaker series or Millikin's Institute for Science Entrepreneurship, contact Dr. David Horn at 217-424-6392 or via e-mail at dhorn@millikin.edu