Levitetz Leadership Program

Welcome to the Levitetz Leadership Program

Founded in 2018 through the generous donation of Jeff Levitetz, New College alumnus and owner of Purity Wholesale Grocers, the Levitetz Leadership Program (LLP) prepares students for leadership roles in a variety of settings, including business, government, non-profit organizations, and community and civic activities. Learn more about the LLP,  attend Create and Innovate events, apply for an Innovation Seed GrantLevitetz Light Bulb Award, or a Summer Stipend for an unpaid internship.


Register for the River Pitch Competition now!

We invite you and up to 6 others to register to compete in the 2021 in-person River Pitch event on November 9 at the Tuscaloosa River Market. Innovators have 3 minutes to pitch one business idea. We plan to host 10 different competitor groups, and each of the 10 groups can win a $1,000 prize!

Register now, and you will receive additional information about resources to help prepare you for your best pitch. Also, learn about other events taking place during Global Entrepreneurship Week, which is from November 8-12.


Need funding for your innovative business idea or creative project?

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