EBV Consortium

Mays Business School and seven other universities created the Entrepreneurial Boot Camp for Veterans (EBV). This consortium is committed to supporting members of our nation’s armed forces as they learn how to transition into entrepreneurial roles that benefit society. Following are the members of the EBV Consortium.

  • Texas A&M’s Mays Business School: Texas A&M has a long relationship with the military through its Corps of Cadets, which makes up the nation’s largest uniformed student body and annually commissions more officers than any other institution (with the exception of the U.S. service academies). Mays Business School is nationally ranked among public business schools for the quality of its academic programs and faculty scholarship.  EBV Texas A&M Program, Staff, and Sponsors
  • Louisiana State University’s E. J. Ourso College of Business: LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business is recognized for producing worldwide industry leaders since its establishment in the late 1920s. The school’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI) utilizes the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans with Disabilities and other programs to address the challenges of entrepreneurship and positively impact students, the regional economy, the state of Louisiana and the nation. EBV LSU Program, Staff, and Sponsors
  • Syracuse University’s Whitman School of Management: Syracuse University began a long-established tradition of educating military veterans after World War II. The Whitman School, which is one of the oldest and most innovative business schools in the nation, has helped redefine graduate business education for managers by making strategic shifts in its MBA curricula and promoting firsthand experiences that give students the most dynamic programs of study possible. EBV SU Program, Staff, and Sponsors
  • University of California Los Angeles’s Anderson School of Management: UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and many of its academic programs and departments are perennially ranked among the best in the world. The school provides management education to some 1,600 students who are enrolled in full-time, part-time and executive MBA programs and doctoral programs. EBV UCLA Program, Staff, and Sponsors
  • Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration:  Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration, founded in 1922, was the first collegiate program in hospitality management and is now recognized as the nation’s top school of hospitality leadership—as well as the only one in the Ivy League. In addition, the school is considered a ‘teaching hotel’ through the integration of courses at the world-renowned Statler Hotel as well as a provider of career-related job experience for students. In 2006, the Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship was established to support the academic entrepreneurial curriculum of the School of Hotel Administration. EBV Cornell Program, Staff and Sponsors
  • University of Connecticut’s School of Business: The University of Connecticut’s School of Business, which was founded in 1941, has evolved into an internationally recognized business school. The school’s mission focuses on providing exceptional managerial and business leadership through innovative experiential learning in a dynamic global business context. The EBV program is an important and highly visible part of the university’s commitment to veterans. The school was recognized as one of the Top “Vet-Friendly” Schools in the United States in 2014. EBV UCONN Program, Staff, and Sponsors
  • Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management: The Krannert School of Management, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2007, has more than 3,500 students currently enrolled in its internationally ranked programs. The school is known for its strengths in analytical modeling and problem solving, which fit with its vision as a “premier institution for management and economics education, scholarly research, and development of career opportunities for those interested in becoming leaders of technology-driven enterprises.” EBV Purdue Program, Staff, and Sponsors
  • St. Joseph’s Erivan K. Haub School of Business As Philadelphia’s Jesuit, Catholic University, founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph’s University ranks as a top university in the Northeast and provides a rigorous, student-centered education rooted in the liberal arts. The University’s Haub School of Business is an AACSB-international accredited institution in business and accounting offering programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and executive master’s levels. The school was named one of the nation’s top business schools in the Princeton Review’s “The Best 296 Business Schools” and has been recognized in recent years by Beta Gamma Sigma, the honor society for AACSB-accredited institutions, with its Gold Chapter Award. U.S. News & World Report has recognized SJU as the No. 2 university in the North for veterans and active-duty service members. With the dedication of an Office of Veterans services, and the introduction of veteran-focused programs, SJU was named a Military Friendly® School by MilitaryFriendly.com. EBV SJU Program, Staff, and Sponsors
  • University of Missouri Trulaske College of Business The Trulaske College of Business, founded in 1914, today enrolls more than 5,000 students. The college has four academic units – accountancy, finance, management, and marketing. The college offers an undergraduate degree in business administration, a full-time MBA and an execMBA for working professionals, a 150-hour program that confers both undergraduate and master’s degrees in accountancy, and PhD programs in accountancy and business administration. The college takes great pride in its graduates. More than 32,000 alumni are contributing their expertise to the public and private sectors in every state in the U.S. and in a host of foreign countries. EBV Missouri Program, Staff, and Sponsors