The Pillsbury Institute 2014-2015 Year in Review

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The Pillsbury Institute 2014-2015 Year in Review

During the 2014-2015 academic year, the Pillsbury Institute's ability to gain access to more students, entrepreneurs, and industry innovators has exploded. The best part about this past year is that it has been student-driven. We became more creative and added additional opportunities for engagement for students, alumni, and industry leaders. We responded to the needs of our students and made changes that allowed for tremendous growth during the year.

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