Baylor University's Entrepreneur-In-Residence to Speak on Role of Faith in Building Businesses

Nov. 2, 2012
Robert KnorrRobert Knorr photo is courtesy of Hankamer School of Business.

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WACO, Texas (Nov. 2, 2012) - Aspiring entrepreneurs will gain valuable advice from Robert J. Knorr, the Entrepreneur-In-Residence at Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business, during a brunch and lecture on "The Entrepreneurial Spirit: Founding, Funding and Faith." The event will take place at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, in the Blume Conference Room of Cashion Academic Center, 1401 S. Fourth St.

Knorr is the founder and principal of Cogent Inc., a consulting company specializing in healthcare reimbursement strategy. He will speak on his experience founding, funding and selling a private company and the role his faith played throughout the journey.

"The Entrepreneur-In-Residence program provides the opportunity for theory or classroom experience to intersect with practice by providing a forum for our students to collaborate and exchange ideas with notable entrepreneurs," said Terry Maness, D.B.A., dean of the Hankamer School of Business.

The brunch and lecture are free and open to the public, but guests are asked to register online at For more information, please contact Mary Abrahams at 254-710-3604 or .

by Brent Salter, student newswriter, (254) 710-6805


Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally ranked research institution, characterized as having "high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The university provides a vibrant campus community for approximately 15,000 students by blending interdisciplinary research with an international reputation for educational excellence and a faculty commitment to teaching and scholarship. Chartered in 1845 by the Republic of Texas through the efforts of Baptist pioneers, Baylor is the oldest continually operating university in Texas. Located in Waco, Baylor welcomes students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries to study a broad range of degrees among its 11 nationally recognized academic divisions. Baylor sponsors 19 varsity athletic teams and is a founding member of the Big 12 Conference.


Baylor University's Hankamer School of Business provides a rigorous academic experience, consisting of classroom and hands-on learning, guided by Christian commitment and a global perspective. Recognized nationally for several programs, including Entrepreneurship and Accounting, the school offers 24 undergraduate and 13 graduate areas of study. Visit and follow on Twitter at

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