University of Dayton School of Engineering KEEN EMpwr Club

EMpwr Student Club

The EMpwr Student Club was formed in partnership with the KEEN Network as one of 10 pilot chapters throughout the network during the fall of 2015. The goal of the club is to provide opportunities to "power up" the Entrepreneurial Mindset in undergraduate students. To learn more, contact EMpwr's faculty sponsor, Dr. Ken Bloemer or email

Engineers Week 2016 Innovation Challenge: Designing the Supermarket of the Future

This event was hosted at Emerson Climate Technologies Helix Innovation Center. For more about the event, including the top three concepts, click here to read Emerson's E360 Magazine article.

"What I Wish I'd Learned in College" Workshop

This event was hosted by the EMpwr University of Dayton Student Chapter, KEEN Engineering Unleashed and the University of Dayton.

In the fall of 2015, students from across campus and from other KEEN schools learned entrepreneurial-minded keys to success after college. Event speakers and their topics included:

  • Randy Hobbs, General Electric, UD Alum '90 & '97, Leadership in Action
  • Amy Marcotte, Standard Bariatrics, UD Alum '03, Understanding Your Customers
  • Grant Hoffman, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Seeing Pains as Opportunities
  • Comedian Jeff Caldwell as seen on CBS' The Late Show

Path PointsStudents earned Path Points for attending this event: org.sync.

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Visioneering Center, Dr. Ken Bloemer, Director

Kettering Laboratories 561B 
300 College Park 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0254