Your Network at Golisano Institute

July 16, 2023

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At Golisano Institute for Business & Entrepreneurship, we understand that success in the business world is not solely determined by what you know but also by who you know. That’s why we have created a vibrant network of educators, collaborators, and real business professionals, all centered around one common goal: putting our students at the heart of a dynamic and supportive community.


At the core of our institution is Tom Golisano, a visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist who founded and endowed Golisano Institute with a singular purpose: to invest in the future of every student. Tom firmly believes that everyone has the potential to find success in business, and he is committed to providing the opportunities needed to make that happen. His unwavering support sets the stage for our students to thrive.


Our faculty and leadership form a collection of esteemed educators and business professionals who have been carefully recruited for their dedication to delivering a truly student-centric learning experience. With a wealth of knowledge, experience, and passion, they create an environment that fosters growth, innovation, and collaboration. At Golisano Institute, you will be inspired and empowered by individuals who are dedicated to your success.


Through our strong partnerships with prominent businesses, we offer our students unparalleled access to real-world opportunities, mentorships, and networking. Imagine the possibilities of collaborating with industry leaders, gaining hands-on experience, and building a professional network before you even graduate. Our network of employer partners provides the stepping stones for you to launch your career and make a meaningful impact in the business world.


Furthermore, we have established robust partnerships with several colleges, enabling our students to pursue a seamless path toward obtaining a bachelor’s degree upon graduation, should they choose to do so. This means that the majority of credits earned through our courses can be easily transferred to our affiliated partner programs, providing you with a seamless academic experience.


Your network at Golisano Institute goes beyond a mere collection of names and organizations—it is a powerful force that propels you forward in your academic and professional pursuits. We firmly believe in your potential and are committed to providing you with the tools, connections, and opportunities you need to excel. When you join us, you become part of a community that is ambitious, smart, and self-motivated, and driven to make a positive impact on the world through business.


Join our vibrant community and harness the power of an extensive network that will support and empower you on your journey:

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Tom Golisano, Founder

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