The WEI strives to be recognized and respected as a leading student-learning environment for creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship. The WEI experience creates value by providing “hands-on” learning that only comes through involvement in leading and managing real day-to-day business production operations.
Wood Enterprise Institute 2015-16 Entrepreneurial Scholarship Recipients
Made from a 314-year-old white oak tree that came from The Grove.
This year’s team has acquired a 314-year-old white oak tree, which had succumbed to disease, from The Grove, the Virginia Tech president’s residence.
The team plans to design, craft, and sell three or four custom tables, each of which will highlight a date in the tree’s history, identified by its growth rings, and correspond that date to a significant historical event, such as the founding of Virginia Tech in 1872.
The Wood Enterprise Institute earned a record profit for its 2014 product, a maple and cherry laser-engraved cutting board.
The Department of Geography at Virginia Tech is seeking a visionary and energetic individual to serve as professor and department chair. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position available July 1, 2017.