Stories From 2018

May 9, 2018

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows End of Year Celebration

On May 3, 2018, the Institute for Nonprofits hosted a reception in the James B. Hunt Jr. Library to highlight projects completed by the inaugural cohort of Social Innovation Fellows. Dr. Richard Clerkin began the celebratory event by acknowledging distinguished […]

May 3, 2018

Alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner Selected as One of Inc’s 30 Most Inspiring Young Entrepreneurs

Inc. has named NC State alum Leigh-Kathryn Bonner (International Studies ’15) among its 30 most inspiring young entrepreneurs under 30. May 1, 2018  |  Macy Thomas  | NC State Entrepreneurship News The buzz surrounding NC State alumna Leigh-Kathryn Bonner’s company isn’t dying down. Since […]

Apr 10, 2018

Philanthropic Foundations React Dynamically But Intentionally to External Pressures

By Shalina Omar In her recent study, Dr. Amanda Stewart reveals that foundations are moving towards a more structured and intentional approach to charitable work, including being more selective in grantmaking, taking on roles beyond check-writing, and developing deeper relationships […]

Mar 28, 2018

People of Poe | Fumi Agboola on Giving Back

Fumi Agboola is a junior pursuing a B.S. in Elementary Education with a STEM Concentration and a minor in Nonprofit Studies at NC State’s College of Education. She is President of the Education Council, a College of Education Ambassador, a member of […]

Feb 22, 2018

COMx: Innovations in the Global Challenge of Food & Water Security

(COMx Moderator and Panelists from left to right: Christine Howell, Dr. Derek Aday, Lisa Johnson, and Eric Henry) NC State Institute for Nonprofits hosted this spring’s COMx event, which occurred on Monday February 19th, at Loading Dock Raleigh.The theme of […]