Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community

About the E-LLC

The Honors Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community is a mentoring community intended for Honors Freshman. The E-LLC has a heavy focus on Entrepreneurship as well as helping students to achieve their Big Hairy Audacious Goals (BHAGS). There is no specific major students in the Honors Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community need to have, just a desire to develop an entrepreneurial mindset. 

The main montra behind the Honors Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community is that consumers don't buy a product, they buy a story. As a part of the Honors ELLC, students will learn how to do just that; tell their stories. 

Advantages of the Honors Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community: 

  • Individualized Mentoring 

  • Diverse Networks 

  • Research and Internship Opportunities

The E-LLC is led by Professor Affonso and a group of dedicated mentors. Without the mentors and Professor Affonso, the E-LLC would not be possible. 

Interested in getting involved with the Entrepreneurship Living Learning Community? Please reach out to either Professor Affonso, the College of Charleston Honors College, or the Center for Entrepreneurship. 

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Lancie Affonso: 

Lancie Affonso is the Director of the Entrepreneurship Living-Learning Community through the Honors College and is a Certified Entrepreneurship Teacher (CET). Lancie completed his M.I.B.S. at the University of South Carolina and graduated from the College of Charleston with an undergraduate degree in Business Administration and a Masters degree in Computer Science. Professor Affonso has served as the Director of Information Technology Fluency at the College and currently teaches courses in Management, Entrepreneurship, Decision Sciences, and Computer Science. Lancie is an enterprise technology consultant, and his current research interests include Marketing and Predictive Analytics, emerging Software as a Service (SaaS), and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). He is also interested in student engagement factors in online learning and online business simulations.