The Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE Center) announces Stephanie Rozalski ’15 as one of six winners of the annual Meyer Innovation and Creative Excellence (ICE) Awards. Taking the skills she learned at Villanova University School of Law and applying them at the intersection of law and business, Rozalski developed a sports apparel business, Sychofit, with her sister. This award recognizes her work and accomplishment in creating an innovative business with growth potential.
An accomplished track and field athlete, Rozalski was inspired to pursue this entrepreneurial opportunity full-time. Her experience illustrates how a Villanova education assists in making a creative vision a reality.
The ICE Awards were created and endowed by Patrick Meyer '74 VSB in honor of the Meyer family (Patrick '74, Edward '86 and C. Paul '30) to recognize a spirit of innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship that enhances Villanova University. Rozalski was among five Villanova students and one faculty member to receive the award.
The ICE Center is an innovative driver of scholastic, educational, and professional development opportunities in the related areas of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship within the Villanova community. The ICE Center has a multi-disciplinary and cross-college focus and seeks to advance the University's strategy by fostering cross-college learning and embedding entrepreneurial thinking more deeply in the Villanova culture. While ICE lives in VSB, the creative outcomes and new ideas tend to be the result of the collision of seemingly disparate types of knowledge. The ICE Center fosters opportunities for cross-disciplinary learning to occur and believes that students from the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Villanova School of Business, the College of Engineering, the College of Nursing and the School of Law can all learn from one another to become more well-rounded innovative and creative thinkers.