Batten Institute

Batten Institute - Education


Education and Experiential Learning

The Batten Institute supports education and experiential learning for students, alumni and others in our community who aspire to grow as entrepreneurial leaders. We offer scholarships, classes, workshops, competitions, internships, fellowships and a variety of hands-on learning opportunities in entrepreneurship, innovation and technology.

Darden MBA students participating in an experiential course on design thinking.



MJ Toms
MJ Toms
Director of Education and Experiential Learning

While in-person gatherings are suspended at the University of Virginia through 30 June 2020, all of the Batten Institute’s programs are continuing to operate either online or through remote work.

Please contact the director of each program for the latest information. For additional questions please contact Debbie White, Director of Finance & Operations, Batten Institute ([email protected]) or +1-434-924-3886