Story excerpt provided by Cleveland State University.
In recognition of its strong commitment to economic engagement, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU) today designated Cleveland State University as an Innovation & Economic Prosperity (IEP) University. It acknowledges public research universities working with public and private sector partners in their states and regions to support economic development through a variety of activities, including innovation and entrepreneurship, technology transfer, talent and workforce development, and community development.
“CSU has long made innovation, economic development and community investment key university priorities,” notes Cleveland State President Ronald M. Berkman. “The IEP designation highlights the tremendous success we have had in promoting workforce development, entrepreneurship and technology transfer, while also illustrating the significant impact colleges and universities can have in community development and revival.”
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Originally published July 6, 2016.