Portland (April 10th, 2012) — Warner Pacific College is proud to partner with the Leadership and Entrepreneurship Public Charter High School (LÊP High) to host Start-Up PDX, a conference for emerging entrepreneurs. The city-wide event will be held on June 23, 2012 at Warner Pacific College and is designed to educate, empower, and support new and aspiring small-business owners in Portland, Oregon.
"Start-Up PDX is focused on building a network of support and resources for emerging entrepreneurs. At LÊP High, we are creating the next generation of entrepreneurs, and we are thrilled to partner with Warner Pacific College to bring entrepreneurship education to passionate people of all ages." -- Adam Reid, Co-Founder and Development Director, LÊP High
"Warner Pacific is consistently seeking to partner with organizations like LEP, and we are grateful to work together to host the next generation of business leaders in Portland on our campus. We look forward to the conference to hear more about the work of entrepreneurs from throughout the Portland metro area." --Dr. Andrea Cook, President, Warner Pacific College
Event details and registration can be found on our website at www.startuppdx.com. Twitter - @startuppdx
About the partnering organizations:
Founded in 2006, LÊP serves 320 predominantly low-income students and students of color from 14 school districts, with the mission to engage students in their learning through valuable real-world learning opportunities like internships and social action projects and a rigorous college-prep curriculum that surpasses traditional Oregon state graduation requirements. LÊP provides students with the opportunity to develop the mindset of a leader and entrepreneur.
At Warner Pacific, we talk a lot about being "in the city, for the city." What does that mean, exactly? It's a deceptively simple summary of all that Warner Pacific represents—a rigorous liberal arts education in an urban setting, coupled with a service-oriented, faith-based approach to community outreach and personal transformation. Warner Pacific College is dedicated to providing a diverse student body of 1,5000 students an education that prepares them for the spiritual, moral, social, vocational and technological challenges of the 21st century.