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Paul Corson, Executive Director

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Before joining UTA, Corson worked the University of Utah, where he was the deputy chief innovation and economic engagement officer for the PIVOT Center. He also managed the Office of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the United States Department of Commerce in Washington, D.C., and worked internationally in Uzbekistan, Armenia and Georgia. He holds a B.A. from Franklin and Marshall College in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and an M.A. from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Send Paul an e-mail.

Matt Clark, Faculty Director 

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Matt Clark is an entrepreneur, artist, and assistant professor of practice at UTA where he is the faculty director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development. As the faculty director, Clark connects and collaborates with student, faculty, and alumni entrepreneurs, incorporates entrepreneurship into courses across the university, creates programming, and evangelizes all things entrepreneurial across the metroplex. Matt Clark Studio has been in business for 20 years creating original artwork for homes and businesses across the globe. His paintings are in the collections of over 25 international corporations. FidenClark creates unique goods for the home using handwoven textiles from Oaxaca, Mexico. In 2012, Clark created and launched the Entrepreneurship in the Arts initiative helping students leverage their creative talents professionally. He has spoken throughout the US on this topic and presented a TED talk in 2016. Send Matt an e-mail.


Our New Home

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development is housed at the corner of Center St. and UTA Blvd. in Arlington in a space designed to facilitate collaboration and foster entrepreneurial ideas and community connections.

External photo of the future location of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Economic Innovation

UTA Tower


Visitors to the Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology Development are advised to park in the garage at 100 UTA Blvd. Off-campus visitors are allowed to use the CETD-designated spots, which are marked by a green sign. After parking, take a photo of your license plate to request a QR code upon entry and receive a permit. UTA students, faculty, and staff must use appropriate permitted parking spaces within the garage.



400 South Center St.
Arlington, TX 76010
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