Major Initiatives

OFF-CAMPUS RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTIONAL OFFERINGS

Huntsville, AL: 3rd Biggest Research Park in the Country
21% of the students are from AL
Office and other facilities

Atlanta, GA: Fort McPherson & GA Tech
18% of the students are from GA
Office and other facilities

CENTER FOR RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CONTRACTING AND SUB-CONTRACTING
  • TU has tremendous potential to perform R&D and contracting/sub-contracting
  • TU has tremendous name recognition among government agencies and the private sector
  • TU can take advantage of its capability and the HBCU status
  • TU can take advantage of the HUB Zone Status
  • TU can take advantage of the Black Belt Status

CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP
  • Student Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (TUSELI)
  • Faculty Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute (TUFELI)
  • Tuskegee University Booker T Washington Venture Lab (TU-BTW Venture Lab)
  • Create TU Venture Fund (Up To $50k)
  • OFC National Entrepreneurship Conference
  • Office of Technology Commercialization

CENTER FOR REGIONAL SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  • Establish collaborative relationships with other SED entities
  • Develop a world class sustainable economic development conference
  • Take advantage of local, state, federal, and international SED opportunities
  • Attract developers and investors
  • Use EB-5 Visa Program to attract foreign investors in the area

SOCIAL BUSINESS VENTURES FACILITY
  • Keep 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner Prof. Yunus engaged with TU
  • Develop a statewide “Social Business Ventures” Competition
  • Use “Social Business” concept to solve local social problems
  • Develop student and faculty run businesses to address local social problems

GOVERNMENT AND EXECUTIVE EDUCATION
  • Leadership programs for local, state, and federal officials
  • Leadership programs for corporate executives
  • Leadership programs for foreign government, corporate, and NGOs
  • Entrepreneurship program training for foreign government, corporate, and NGOs