Politics, Law, and Economics Lecture Series
Robert R. and Peggy I. Sharp Fellowship in Business, Free Enterprise, and Entrepreneurship
Robert R. and Peggy I. Sharp in Business, Free Enterprise, and Entrepreneurship provides qualified business majors, especially those interested in entrepreneurship and innovation, the opportunity to experience real-life work situations through an internship/mentorship program with a host company. Upon satisfactory completion of the post-internship report, students will receive the Robert R. and Peggy I. Sharp Fellowship Certificate in Entrepreneurship, as well as a scholarship of up to $8,000. To find out more, please download the brochure and application.
The application deadline is October 15th.
Teaching High School Economics Workshop
The Teaching High School Economics workshops, hosted by the Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, brings together High school teachers from 6 surrounding counties to show how economics can be better taught in the classroom. Sessions cover subjects such as “Gains from Trade & Exchange“; “Property Rights & Markets“ and “Supply & Demand“. One 3 hour workshop each semester assists high school teachers as they educate their students to more fully understand the benefits of a free market economy.
The Spring 2019 workshop - TEACHING ELASTICITY & CORPORATE WORLD ISSUES TO HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS - was held on February 26th. Dr. Bias, Dr. Connors and Dr. Newman gave great insight on the following: Stretching Your Knowledge of Elasticity; Understanding Market Structures; and Case Studies of Monopoly, Regulations & Competition. Our workshops are open to all Florida high school teachers and students teachers and begin at 5:00 PM.