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Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship

UD’s Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) is a critical part of Delaware students learning valuable financial lessons from kindergarten to college. These include how markets work, how conscientious spending, saving and investing can lead to financial security and how innovation through entrepreneurship is a possibility for all.

Through a variety of trailblazing projects CEEE staff further the center’s founding mission:

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  • to point K-12 economics, personal finance and entrepreneurship educators toward effective and ongoing opportunities for professional development
  • to provide teachers with dynamic, standards-based resources
  • to engage students in relevant and experiential programming statewide


The CEEE, affiliated with the Delaware Council on Economic Education, exponentially broadens its influence through its unique advanced degree program. Nowhere else can teachers earn a Master of Arts in Economics & Entrepreneurship for Educators, a distinction that leaves graduates well-positioned to become change agents in their own school districts, states and countries.


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In students' shoes

Teachers try Lerner College's new economics and entrepreneurship competition

Two Lerner College centers have created a new economics and entrepreneurship competition designed for middle school students.

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The Lerner College is home to a state-of-the-art financial trading facility, the $1.5 million student-led Blue Hen Investment Club, a student-managed restaurant and hotel, a high-technology development center of a global bank and a start-up experience for students with new business ideas.

Lerner College faculty - like Meryl Gardner, whose research on foods and moods was recently published in the Journal of Consumer Psychology - are thought leaders who command attention from influential business audiences, economists and policy makers.

All Lerner College departments offer discovery learning experiences and emphasize data-based analytics to enrich the student experience. Here, students at Vita Nova, our award-winning restaurant run through HRIM, joined professional chefs and winemakers in hosting a 2014 Mid-Atlantic Wine and Food Festival event.

The Institute for Financial Services Analytics is a collaboration between the Lerner College, UD's College of Engineering and JPMorgan Chase, and hosts events for academics and the business community designed to address consumer analytics and industry applications.

Undergraduate scholarships, made possible through the generosity of alumni and friends, enable us to support promising scholars. Here, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and his mother, Leni Markell, join recipients of the William Markell Scholarship (center), which benefits students in Accounting and MIS.

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