Dedicated to:

  • Nurturing creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Thinking and doing
  • Interdisciplinary collaboration
  • Networking resources

Now the DI TEAM has grown to a group of 22 of 6 colleges and 3 units

  • Meets biweekly
  • Received a VentureWell grant
  • Piloted a course – Smarter than your Smartphone
  • Held a retreat with entrepreneur Jeff Hoffman – test concepts and ideas
  • Put together a big-idea proposal as part of Kent State’s Strategic Planning – Center for Design Innovation
  • Put together a startup proposal to give the project legs
  • $115K internal commitments from colleges and units