Mitchell College of BusinessCenter for Real Estate and Economic Development
The Center for Real Estate and Economic Development serves as the MCOB external link with the Coastal Real Estate Profession. The Center is a unit within the College that intends to increase:
- •The real estate concentration by offering competitive class content and high quality instruction;
- •The level of real estate research among the student body to better understand the local marketplace;
- •The level of community professional real estate education.
Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation
The mission of the Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (MCEI) is to inspire, innovate, integrate, and implement new ways of thinking. Education, research, and outreach that positively impact students, the regional economy, the state of Alabama, and the nation are the tools used to fulfill this mission.
The MCEI plays a leadership role in stimulating and nurturing economic development. The MCEI leverages its resources to elevate the University of South Alabama entrepreneurship and economic development programs by providing opportunities to improve entrepreneurship education, expand the university impact on the economy of the region, and raise the impact of the component programs within the Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation. The key focus areas of the Melton Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation are the Family Business Institute, Social Enterprise Academy, Technology Commercialization Council, Coastal Financing Resources Group, and CEO/Jaguar Consulting.