Lerner’s centers are positioned at the intersection of applied research and experiential learning.

Through its research and experiential centers, Lerner blurs the lines between “university” and “real world,” giving students, top thinkers, corporate leaders and researchers an opportunity to collaborate and learn together.

Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship

Center for Economic Education & Entrepreneurship

CEEE provides financial lessons for students from kindergarten to college.

Hospitality Associates for Research & Training

Hospitality Associates for Research & Training

HART designs executive and staff training programs as well as customized hospitality analytics (research and measurement) tools.

Institute for Financial Services Analytics

Institute for Financial Services Analytics

IFSA forms and informs the emerging field of financial services analytics through projects, research seminars and annual conferences that connect researchers and industry leaders.

JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center

JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center

The JPMorgan Chase Innovation Center fosters technology education and entrepreneurship through curriculum, internships and joint research projects.

Marriott Center for Tourism & Hospitality

Marriott Center for Tourism & Hospitality

In the Marriott Center for Tourism & Hospitality, students gain hands-on hotel management experience in the award-winning Courtyard by Marriott hotel and teaching facility.

Michael and Rosann Geltzeiler Trading Center

Michael and Rosann Geltzeiler Trading Center

The Geltzeiler Trading Center replicates the trading floors in investment banks, brokerage houses and hedge funds on Wall Street.

Vita Nova Restaurant

Vita Nova Restaurant

Vita Nova restaurant provides students a capstone experience in which to apply their theoretical knowledge in a hands-on evening dining operation.

Women’s Leadership Initiative

Women’s Leadership Initiative

The Women’s Leadership Initiative (WLI) advances women leaders and gender equity in the workplace.