What is TEC?

The Technology Entrepreneur Center [TEC] provides students and faculty with the skills, resources, and experiences necessary to become successful innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders who tackle grand challenges and change the world.


Kyra Lavalais

Technology Entrepreneur Center
 Kyra Lavalais
Kyra Lavalais
Marketing and Event Intern

Kyra Lavalais is a junior in the College of Business studying Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, and pursing a minor in the Hoeft Technology & Management Program. Creativity, technology, and entrepreneurship are Kyra’s greatest passions. Mentorship and community service are also a huge part of her life. Kyra is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Gamma Chapter. She is also the Vice President of CORE (Creating Opportunities, Recognizing Excellence), a mentorship organization aimed to support freshman and transfer students throughout their college careers. Kyra enjoys brainstorming solutions to everyday problems, reading about absolutely anything, and listening to music. 

Technology Entrepreneur Center

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351 Coordinated Science Lab, MC-228
1308 W. Main Street
Urbana, IL 61801

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