Advancing Innovation & Entrepreneurship
among Mississippi’s Youth


The Southern Entrepreneurship Program (SEP) is a statewide youth initiative designed to advance high school innovation and student entrepreneurship in the state of Mississippi.


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For more information or to get your school involved in the SEP, please don’t hesitate to call or email us.


James Wilcox

Director @ SEP

Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Education
The University of Southern Mississippi

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Brent Hales, Ph.D.

Founder @ SEP

Associate Dean
Center for Community Vitality
University of Minnesota Extension

Email Brent