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Meet a Mentor & What is the University Center? – UNM Los Alamos

January 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

New Mexico Rainforest University Center Spring Seminar Series

STC.UNM and the Innovation Academy are hosting their spring 2019 University Center Seminar series. The New Mexico Rainforest University Center provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance at the University of New Mexico main- and branch-campus center sites. The seminars are free and open to the UNM community and the public via in-person or web access, but registration is required. A certificate program in entrepreneurial capabilities is available to UNM students and community members thru UNM’s Innovation Academy. If interested in the certificate program as part of the seminar series, please contact Cecilia Pacheco at cpacheco@stc.unm.edu.

About the New Mexico Rainforest University Center

The University Center is a government-funded program providing entrepreneurial training and technical assistance to individuals or small businesses who are looking to start or grow their idea. The platform for the training will be e-commerce, designed to assist any business with its digital presence. The program provides two primary training programs at UNM main and branch campuses: (1) access to taking the “Create. Sell. Bank.” course (for UNM students for credit or community members for certificate) and (2) a series of 12 seminars offered from January thru December.

Seminar Topic: Introduction to the New Mexico Rainforest University Center Program and Meet the Mentor – Susan Cornelius

Would you like to start or grow your business? The New Mexico Rainforest University Center can help you do that. Funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration, STC.UNM and the UNM Innovation Academy are kicking off the spring program with an introduction to the programs and resources that are available under this program. Join us to learn more and meet the mentor for UNM-Los Alamos, Susan Cornelius. If you have an idea for a new business or would like to expand your business, Susan is available for discussions and mentoring on how to move forward.

corneliusSpeaker: Susan Cornelius, Principal, Accelerate2Solutions

Susan Cornelius is the Principal of Accelerate2Solutions, an innovative, small, high tech company focused on creating successful, lean start-ups. Susan has coached more than 71 companies, and created seven start-up companies, ranging from $500M to $150,000, helping them emerge as successful high tech, and life and health sciences companies. Susan brings 30 years of experience in start-ups, mergers, acquisitions, and successful, entrepreneurship in healthcare, research, enterprise software service solutions, medical devices, national defense, and high tech sensing devices for homeland security.

Susan is the site mentor for UNM-Los Alamos. She is available as an interface for any questions and to serve as a connection point for resources related to your entrepreneurial endeavors or training.


January 17, 2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
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UNM Rainforest Innovations


UNM Los Alamos
4000 University Dr.
Los Alamos, NM 87544 United States
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