iChallenge on the Hilltop – Ideas Due Friday, 21 October

Here’s some info on this year’s iChallenge on the Hilltop – the Munday School of Business pitch and business plan competition.

The deadline to register new venture idea is Friday, October 21.

Students must submit an application at http://bit.ly/seuichallenge to be able to participate in the competition. We invite students from all majors with innovative concepts to compete.

Ideas can take the form of a new for-profit or non-profit business, app, product or service – or even a solution to a problem. Once the application is submitted for iChallenge on the Hilltop, students will:

  • Pitch their idea to Austin business leaders in the Ideas for Innovation Competition on Tuesday, November 8
  • Partner with faculty and business mentors to develop a plan
  • Gain an understanding of how to attract business investors
  • Present a bold plan and compete for prizes at the Business Plan Competition on Saturday, March 25

Additional details on the competition is available on our website at www.stedwards.edu/business/events. For more info, see the attached flyer or this short video with students: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Qp428qIW40&feature=youtu.be.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks again,


Katie Finney
Outreach Coordinator, The Bill Munday School of Business


Event for Students – Reimagining Your Future: Business and Science Students in Laboratory Austin

Topic:             Reimagining your Future: Business and Science Students in Laboratory Austin

Who:  Current NSCI and MSB undergraduate students, facilitated by Bro. Richard Daley, with Dean Nancy Schreiber (MSB) and Dean Gary A. Morris (NSCI).

What:  A brainstorming workshop that empowers business and science students to collaborate with each other and develop the skills necessary to pursue a thriving career in Austin.  The outcome from your conversation will help the Deans identify ways to help you achieve your goals.


• Business students and science students develop collaboration and communications skills between the disciplines
• Learn about the skill sets needed to help fill Austin’s tech talent gap (i.e., how to increase your odds on getting hired in Austin)
Share your ideas for ways St. Edward’s University can help, programmatically or through extra-curricular activities
• Communicate directly with Dean Gary A. Morris (School of Natural Sciences) and Dean Nancy Schreiber (Munday School of Business)

Date:                Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Time:               3:30 pm – 6:30 pm includes dinner
Location:         JBWN 206

NOTE:  Registration is limited to 40 students (20 from MSB and 20 from NSCI).  Register here TODAY!

UPDATE:  As of 9:30 am on Thursday, 21 April, we have only 9 NSCI STUDENTS REGISTERED!  MSB has 20 students registered!  Help us out, NSCI Students!