Michael Lane Named Program Coordinator of Downtown MSU Idea Shop
The MSU Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach has named Michael Lane as program coordinator for MSU’s new Idea Shop. Lane, who graduated from MSU in December with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, will be responsible for MSU’s new downtown makerspace and retail storefront. Launched in late 2018, the Idea Shop is located at 114 E. Main Street in Starkville and houses the Turner A. Wingo Maker Studio and the Retail Product Accelerator, which are operated by MSU’s College of Business and School of Human Sciences.The Idea Shop will have a grand opening on March 7 at 10 a.m. and will be open to the public Wednesday through Friday, 1-9 p.m., and from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
MSU alumnus Michael Lane has been hired to serve as the program coordinator for the university's new Idea Shop in downtown Starkville. (Photo by Megan Bean)