The Woltemade Center for Economics, Business, and Entrepreneurship, a pivotal center at Ohio Wesleyan since 1985, offers students a variety of unique opportunities to learn how business really works.
Our mission is to enhance academic programs and provide real world opportunities to create future generations of business and world leaders.
Philosophy of The Center: To provide access to resources, knowledge, and experiences that will enhance and improve upon a strong liberal arts education.
What makes us unique: The Center allows us to provide holistic programs delivered by a variety of experts including professors, business leaders, and alumni, in and outside of the classroom, to students and community members.
What you can expect from us: Co-curricular relevant, dynamic and current programming that meets the modern expectations and needs of the students with the purpose of serving as a recruiting tool for the department and university.
We value: Innovation, relevance, collaboration, ethical business practices, and study.
We make a difference: By providing resources and opportunities to put theory into practice, connecting students to the real world.
Pathways to a career: The Woltemade Center and The OWU Connection provides the ideal mix of broad knowledge, critical-thinking skills, and practical experience to prepare you for your first job and a successful career. Read about our graduating seniors and where they're heading next!
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Students will benefit from these program by participating in academic activities outside of the traditional classroom space, professional development activities, and both domestic and international travel-learning experiences funded by The Woltemade Center.
Research & Scholarships
Beyond Ohio Wesleyan’s already generous financial aid, The Woltemade Center and Economics Department are pleased to offer several outstanding scholarships and grants.
Because internships have become a prerequisite for even entry-level jobs in business, The Woltemade Center actively encourages and assists students in the pursuit of internships locally, nationally, and internationally.
The participation and support of Ohio Wesleyan alumni have played a substantive role in the Woltemade Center’s growth and success since its inception in 1985. We are gratified by their belief in our program as evidenced by their gifts of time, talent, and treasure.
Your support will connect current and future generations of Ohio Wesleyan students to opportunities that will create a better world. Join Us. Make your gift to the Woltemade Center today!