12 Villanova Students Selected as Forbes Under 30 Scholars

Posted by ICE Institute, on October 19th, 2016.

image1-2Aspiring innovators and entrepreneurs from Villanova University arrived in Boston earlier this week to participate in the Forbes Under 30 Summit. The cohort included undergraduate and graduate students from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, College of Engineering, and the Villanova School of Business.

The students were selected to participate through a nationwide search of talented students and continue the tradition of Villanova’s participation in the Summit since it began in Philadelphia in 2014. “Having participated in this program myself, I knew the students were in for an amazing ride,” said ICE Institute Executive Director II Luscri. “There are few organizations that can draw in the crowd, connections, and energy the way Forbes does.” Read more…

Video: 3 ICE Students Discuss Their Innovations

Posted by ICE Institute, on October 18th, 2016.

Engineers Now Exposed & Fearless

Posted by Sue Metzger (VSB Faculty), on October 17th, 2016.

image004Vinny Grosso, Villanova College of Engineering graduate, on 10/6 shared with engineering entrepreneurship students how he exposed himself and overcame his fears throughout the years to become a well-respected tour manager, magician, and author.  Vinny engaged the audience with demonstrations of walking on glass, catching his fingers in an animal trap, and escaping from a straitjacket. All of these “fears” he overcame with knowledge, experience and passion. To top off the evening, Vinny shared his recent adventure on the Penn & Teller: Fool Us (a must see video clip) where he did indeed did win the FU Award! Read more…