Brianna Petersen

Press Release 4 Draft



President Brianna Petersen

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council

474 N 600 E B3

Logan, UT 84321



No More Horrible Bosses

Take Control by Starting Your Own Future


LOGAN, UTAH-  The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council is helping students make their dreams become a reality.  Through workshops, competitions, and activities students are learning how to start their own company.

Formerly known as the e-Club, the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council (IEC) is working hard to boost the Entrepreneurial Spirit at the John M. Huntsman School of Business at Utah State.  The Council holds multiple competitions throughout the year that range from idea generation to revenue for the year.  Workshops are given to help students get ready to enter and the competitions not only offer huge cash prizes but opportunities to network with experienced business professionals.

Josh Light, a winner of the annual Elevator Pitch Competition put on during e-Week each year was able to team up with an engineer to turn his idea into reality and make a prototype to paten.  “Winning this competition gave me the confidence to pursue other competitions. To this day, I have won or placed in 11 business competitions across the United States,” he said.

The IEC is a free on campus organization in which anyone interested is encouraged to join.  Club members come from all majors and are led by the Council as their leadership.  Being a part of the club is virtually risk free due to the lack of fee required to join so students can be as involved as they want.  “Becoming a part of the IEC two years ago was the best thing I ever did,” says President Bri Petersen, “because I got involved I have a job lined up for when I graduate; which is something extremely valuable in this economy.  Not to mention the networking with amazing business professionals and organizations.”


The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Council at Utah State is the local chapter of the national organization of CEO (Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization).  The IEC’s mission is to provide students with opportunities to have direct contact with successful entrepreneurs, refine business plans and ideas, apply and gain business and leadership experience, provide internship opportunities, and have interaction with other students with the entrepreneurial spirit.


Media Contact:

Brianna Petersen


This entry was published on October 25, 2011 at 11:21 pm and is filed under Uncategorized, Writing. Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

One thought on “Press Release 4 Draft

  1. joeymck on said:

    This is great! Very informative. I am actually interested in the IEC now lol. I like the opening line also. Really grabs your attention

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