Press Coverage

“New program pairs seasoned entrepreneurs with rookies,” The Washtenaw Voice, September 10, 2019,

“Entrepreneurs-in-Residence offers one-on-one mentoring with four local experts,” WCC News & Events, September 3, 2019,

“New WCC entrepreneurship program offers one-on-one guidance with local business experts,” Concentrate Ann Arbor, August 28, 2019,

Aspiring and fledgling entrepreneurs win cash prizes at Pitch@WCC,” WCC News & Events, May 14, 2019

“Washtenaw Community College holds ‘pitch-off’ for local entrepreneurs May 9 in Ann Arbor,” Click on Detroit, March 22, 2019,

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha kicks off Women’s History Month at WCC,” WCC News & Events, February 25, 2019.

Community Television Network: “A2 Insight w-Dr. Kimberly Hurns,” January 17, 2019, 

“Pitch@WCC to award cash to entrepreneurs,” The Washtenaw Voice, January 14, 2019,

“A2 Entrepreneurs Club,” The Washtenaw Voice, December 3, 2018,

“Entrepreneurs: Your attention please,” The Washtenaw Voice, October 22, 2018,

“‘Catastrophe room’ business idea wins $1,500 at Pitch@WCC competition,” Concentrate Ann Arbor, May 23, 2018,

“The valley of entrepreneurship at WCC,” The Washtenaw Voice, May 7, 2018,

“Bootcamp in tune with aspiring area musicians,” The Washtenaw Voice, March 12, 2018,

“Pitch@WCC competition returns, offering opportunity for aspiring entrepreneurs,” Concentrate Ann Arbor, January 17, 2018,

“Ypsi crowdfunding statistics reveal startling disparity,” Concentrate Ann Arbor, December 13, 2017,

“Launching The OptiMize Campus Innovators Program,” Medium, August 29, 2017,

“Get To Know The Washtenaw Community College Entrepreneurship Center,” Michigan Business Network podcast, August 25, 2017,

“Pitch Ypsi competition returns with $5,000 prize for entrepreneurs,” Concentrate Ann Arbor, August 23, 2017,

“Grant allows WCC Entrepreneurship Center to focus on arts as business,” On The Record, August 2017,

“WCC video boot camp,” The Washtenaw Voice, March 20, 2017,

Interview with Kristin Gapske on the Lucy Ann Lance Show, with Dave Heikkinen of the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti, February 3, 2017,

“Eastern Washtenaw County provides three chances for entrepreneurs to hit the jackpot!,” press release, January 14, 2017,

“Appeal of entrepreneurship classes on rise for all majors,” Crain’s Detroit Business, September 4, 2016,

“One-day business program at Washtenaw College to help high school students”, MLive, August 22, 2016,

“Guide to new business education programs in Southeast Michigan,” Crain’s Detroit Business, June 5, 2016,

“No ‘Shark Tank,’ but plenty of competition,” On The Record, May/June 2016,

“New and growing businesses win cash at WCC’s Pitch Contest,” The Washtenaw Voice, May 2, 2016,

“Small Business and the Internet: Crowdfunding,” Ann Arbor Area Business Monthly, May 2016,

“Start-Ups Start Here,” On The Record, September 2015,

“Entrepreneurship Training Day for High School Students Expands Post-Graduation Options,” press release, July 30, 2015, 

“Entrepreneurs to Showcase Their Products, Services at Washtenaw Community College”, NACCE: National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship, June 8, 2015,

“Entrepreneurship Center Market Day,” The Washtenaw Voice, June 2, 2015,

“Entrepreneurs to showcase their products, services at Washtenaw Community College,”, June 1, 2015:

“Mixing Business With Lemonade,” The Washtenaw Voice, May 18, 2015,

“Entrepreneurship Center Hosts Lemonade Day,” The Washtenaw Voice, May 4, 2015,

“Voice in Vogue: Finding Passion in Fashion,” The Washtenaw Voice, May 4, 2015,

“Entrepreneurship Center connects startups, community”, WCC’s On The Record, April 27, 2015,

“Entrepreneurship Center Celebrates Grand Opening,” The Washtenaw Voice, March 23, 2015

Community Television Network: “FYI: Adaptive Scuba Diving, WCC’s Entrepreneurship Center”, March 20, 2015,(minute 4.24 of video begins coverage of the Entrepreneurship Center)

“Entrepreneurship Center Open House full of positive energy”, WCC’s On The Record, November 25, 2014,

“Washtenaw Community College Entrepreneurship Center Open House,” October 29, 2014, press release