uLethbridge launches AGILITY program to support entrepreneurship

April 17, 2015

The University of Lethbridge has launched AGILITY, a university-wide initiative to encourage and support student entrepreneurship and innovation. Rolling out in 2015/16, the program consists of talks and mentorship, course work, access to funding, collaborative spaces, and use of the latest technological tools. “AGILITY is poised to advance the position of the University of Lethbridge as a leading institution for teaching, research and 21st century skill development,” says Interim VP Research Lesley Brown. The initial phase will focus on agriculture and agribusiness. According to Anil Pereira, Silicon Valley veteran and uLethbridge alumnus, “AGILITY is about helping students learn that innovation happens at all levels, and in all types, of enterprise.” uLethbridge News Release