Jolt @ TU Business
JOLT highlights the exponential changes impacting rapidly developing industries – such as health care, artificial intelligence, gene editing, media, finance, energy and more – and equips students to become innovative problem-solvers.
What creative ideas can you come up with for repurposing a bunch of (clean) pizza boxes? Use your creativity skills to design something innovative and that creates value for the user. Compete against other TU teams for a year’s worth of free pizza from Mazzio’s.
What is JOLT @ TU Business?
JOLT is a new space in The University of Tulsa’s Collins College of Business. The center creates an energizing and inviting space for students to take calculated risks, grow their talents and discover their true potential.
JOLT promotes these TU initiatives:
- a minor in innovation and entrepreneurship with courses open to all students
- an inspiring, flexible, thought-provoking physical space in Helmerich Hall near the heart of campus
- opportunities, equipment and seed funding for student-run businesses and projects on campus
- interactive workshops to improve collaboration and design-thinking skills
- funding for course development grants to faculty
- leadership opportunities through TEDxUTulsa, Day of Innovation and other student activities
- friendly challenges to advance innovative thinking skills
- a speaker series with professionals who emphasize the future of work
- interdisciplinary teams competing at SXSW, Love’s Cup, Venture Well E-teams, etc.
JOLT@ TU Business provides TU students with the high-octane fuel needed to rapidly accelerate on the superhighway they will enter upon graduation and spark high-voltage careers!
Every organization needs agile, collaborative, creative leaders and employees. TU students have the talent to fill this need.
JOLT prepares students to address emerging challenges and identify future opportunities. Because innovation is a function of convergence, a diversity of vantage points among many fields of study is crucial.
JOLT is based in Collins College of Business but is open to students from every degree program – the arts and humanities; social and physical sciences; technology and engineering; health care and law.
JOLT builds upon TU’s strong foundation as a diverse and dynamic ecosystem where students can find resources and experiences necessary to successfully chart their chosen career path.