Stories From 2017

Dec 15, 2017

Entrepreneurial Students Excel at NC State

When Chancellor Randy Woodson gives the commencement address at PNC Arena this Friday, he’ll speak to nearly 3,500 students ready to take their Think and Do attitudes out into the world. Each student took their own path to finish their […]

Dec 14, 2017

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows Brain Trust Reception

On December 6, 2017, the Institute for Nonprofits hosted a reception in the Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center to highlight the work being done by the Social Innovation Fellows. The reception was an opportunity for the Fellows to showcase […]

Nov 13, 2017

NC State Students Attend CGI University

“Every great problem at its root is an identity question.  How you respond depends on who you are, or who you have decided to be.” -President Bill Clinton Every year students from around the world come together to meet at the […]

Nov 8, 2017

COMx features SE Raleigh Innovation Challenge, PTA Thrift Shop, and Inmates to Entrepreneurs

NC State Institute for Nonprofits partnered with the NC State Office of Outreach and Engagement and the Southeast Raleigh Innovation Challenge to host this fall’s COMx event, which occurred on Thursday November 2nd.The theme of this event was “Finding Partners […]

Oct 10, 2017

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” Social Innovation Fellows Kick Off Inaugural Year

The Social Innovation Fellows is a new high impact learning experience at the Institute for Nonprofits at NC State University. The Social Innovation Fellows offers participants from any discipline a yearlong team experience to learn the adaptive leadership and technical […]

Sep 19, 2017

Design it Forward: Session 4

Institute for Nonprofits working across disciplines | a partnership course with IBM and the College of Design                  Blog by Katie Gray Altmann   After presenting our “Final Playbacks” for the microproject, we […]

Sep 5, 2017

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows Has Officially Launched

  The Social Innovation Fellows is a new “high impact” learning opportunity administered by the Institute for Nonprofits at North Carolina State University. The purpose of the Social Innovation Fellows is to offer participants from any discipline a yearlong team […]

Jul 5, 2017

The Fisherman, the Old Wise Tale, and the Fifth Leadership Challenge – Activate Good Blog

Keep this famous little saying in mind: “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” Imagine you are the fisherman faced with this decision […]

Jun 16, 2017

Kay McMillan’s Blog – The Woman Behind the Computer Screen at Activate Good

Greetings readers of the Activate Good blog! Whether you are a consistent reader or just stumbled across this post, my name is Kay McMillan and I am one of the summer interns for Activate Good. I am a second year […]

May 11, 2017  |  Giving News

Institute for Nonprofit Board Member Clare Jordan Builds a Nonprofit Legacy

May 11, 2017  |  Nicholas Langhorne Clare Jordan fell in love with nonprofit work as an NC State University student. She even founded the campus chapter of Habitat for Humanity. She has dedicated her career to nonprofit work and remains […]