Most majors are a one-size-fits-all education plan that gives students a broad knowledge of an industry but lacks the various specific skills required for certain jobs. Tyson Florence, an Innovation Scholar and psychology major at the U, noticed this and created Gradalign, a company that helps students design a customized education plan and matches them with employers. Because it is a new company, Florence is currently working on beta testing. Learn more at gradalign.co.
Find this article and a lot more in the 2017 “Student Innovation @ the U” report. The publication is presented by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute to celebrate student innovators, change-makers and entrepreneurs.