The Mountaintop Project at Lehigh University

The more I investigate, the more excited I become of the possibilities and the links that I am creating. Here’s a branch of Lehigh University that was given a generous $20 million dollar donation from a former graduate–who happens to be the co-founder of Urban Outfitters–to start-up one of the most innovation post-secondary education ventures ever.

This summer, Lehigh embarked on the first phase of what’s simply dubbed the Mountaintop Project. The campus is just east of Lehigh atop South Mountain.

Operating much like a study-abroad program, Lehigh students will head to Mountaintop for an entire semester to focus on nothing but their big idea to change the world. They’ll get guidance from their professors and colleagues — if they want it — but the concept, process and solutions will be all theirs.

(Assad, “Lehigh to become ‘Invention Incubator'”)

Link to the full article and promotional video can be found here.

I’m looking forward to following this more closely!

Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 112 other followers

%d bloggers like this: