Welcome to the The Woltemade Center for Economics, Business and Entrepreneurship.

The Woltemade Center’s mission is to enhance academic programs and real world opportunities to create future generations of business and world leaders.

Exciting Events and Academic Programs COMING SOON!  

Add these to your CALENDAR!

Financial Literacy Workshop: Take Control of YOUR Finances

  • October 21st and 28th 6-8:00pm
  • Earn a certificate for your resume
  • FREE to OWU Students
  • RSVP to Stacie Ernst, slernst@owu.edu by October 14th

CannaBusiness: Hurdles and Successes in the Marijuana Industry 

  • October 27th 7:30pm
  • Three professional panelist who have dedicated research into and careers in the industry discuss the economic and accounting impact of this brand new industry
  • FREE to attend
  • No politics

*** Visit the UPCOMING EVENTS page for more information

The Woltemade Center provides unique opportunities for students studying in OWU’s Economics Department and throughout OWU’s many liberal arts based majors and disciplines. Students have the opportunity to become Corns Business and Entrepreneurial Scholars, to take part in the Economics Management Fellows Program, participate in meaningful internships through the Blaine E. Grimes Summer Grants Program, to work directly with faculty on research projects through the Norman Leonard Student Research Grant, to participate in the Burton D. Morgan Student Paper Competition, to be nominated for the Woltemade Prize, and to be selected for the Joann P. Harvey Accounting Award.

We welcome the opportunity to share more of our story. If you’d like additional information, please email us.


Megan Ellis
Administrative Director
Alice Simon
Faculty Director
Professor of Economics
Stacie L. Ernst
Part-Time Secretary
Carolyn T. Lammert
Internship Coordinator