Small Business Development Center – Dr. Kevin Roth - The mission of the Clarion University Small Business Development
Center (SBDC) is to grow the economy of western Pennsylvania by providing entrepreneurs
with the education, information and tools necessary to build successful businesses.
Center for Accounting Education and Research – Dr. Anthony Grenci - The mission of the Center for Accounting Education and Research
is to provide high quality, affordable, convenient educational opportunities for regional
CPA's to obtain required CPE credits. The Center has the long term goal of increasing
program revenue to be able to support academic scholarships for qualified accounting
Center for Economic Education – Dr. Paul Woodburne - By sharing resources and curricula with K-12 teachers, the
center strives to improve economic literacy among Pennsylvania's students. The goals
of the center are to develop, distribute, and present materials to K-12 teachers so
they can more effectively teach vital economic principles to their students. The broad
goal is to make an economically literate populace in Pennsylvania.
Bureau of Business and Economic Research – Dr. Rod Raehsler –
Henry G. Burns Center for Finance and Insurance – Dr. Jeffrey Eicher – The Henry G. Burns Center for Finance and Insurance has a
two-fold mission. First, it seeks to provide high quality continuing education seminars
for insurance industry professionals, allowing them to fulfill their state-mandated
continuing education requirement. Second, it administers the Henry G. Burns Scholarship,
a four year renewable award, which is used to attract and retain top caliber students
into the finance and insurance fields.
Center for Legal Education – Dr. Jeffrey Eicher - The mission of the Center for Legal Education is to provide
high quality legal conferences which meet the continuing education requirements of
the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania at a convenient, comfortable location and an affordable
price, as well as the general advancement of legal education. The Center was created
to fulfill the need for local attorneys to complete a mandatory annual continuing
legal education requirement. The Center also provides a forum for local judges to
address the bar on items of mutual concern, and supports advanced research into various
Data Analysis of Research Center (DARC) – Dr. Robert Balough - The purpose of this center is to provide assistance to clients,
internal and external, in the conduct of statistical data analysis and research. The
center provides university outreach services to the community by providing the capability
to conduct statistically valid survey research and data analysis at reasonable cost
for local and regional governmental units, nonprofit organizations, and business entities.