McDaniel selects new entrepreneur-in-residence for Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship


Jennifer Yang has been named the entrepreneur-in-residence for McDaniel College’s newly named Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, formerly known as The Encompass Distinction.

As the entrepreneur-in-residence, Yang provides instruction and business strategy advice to students in the program. She also assists students who are interested in competing in McDaniel’s annual Innovation Challenge, where students present their entrepreneurial ideas and products to a panel of experts for the opportunity to win a top prize.

McDaniel’s Program in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, which is open to students in any major at McDaniel, combines courses, off-campus learning experiences, and mentorship by entrepreneurial alumni of the college, allowing students to gain broad-ranging skillsets required for enterprise management. McDaniel students also can choose to minor in entrepreneurship or major or minor in marketing.

Additionally, an Entrepreneurship Advisory Council is made up of entrepreneurial alumni who mentor students, lead workshops and other speaking engagements, and help with internships, externships, and job opportunities.

To learn more, visit the McDaniel College website.

Source: McDaniel College