Civic Bank & Trust Contributes Seed Money for the APSU Center for Entrepreneurship

On Friday, May 3rd, 2013, Civic Bank & Trust President and Austin Peay University Alum, Robert Perry joined APSU President Tim Hall, Dr. William Rupp, dean of the College of Business, Dr. John Volker, Professor and future director of the the new center, as well as many other APSU administrative leaders, to present a contribution that will launch the university’s Center for Entrepreneurship.

The Center for Entrepreneurship will challenge students beyond the classroom and bridge community business with future business leaders from all areas of interest. New student-led business ventures are likely to develop from the center.

“There’s going to be a business. This is a start,” Robert Perry said.

The establishment of the new Center for Entrepreneurship will help the College of Business advance in its quest to attain accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), APSU President Tim Hall said.

As a true community bank in Nashville, Civic Bank & Trust, appreciates the opportunity to be part of launching Nashville’s future entrepreneurs and business leaders.