Institute for Nonprofits

Oct 1, 2019  |  Social Innovation Fellows

Meet the 2019-20 Social Innovation Fellows

From a varsity athlete to an app creator, a karate black belt to a doctoral candidate, and one-and-a-half sets of identical twins, we’re excited to welcome our newest cohort of the Social Innovation Fellows. In response to an unprecedented surge […]

Sep 16, 2019

Recap the year with our 2018-19 Annual Report

“Take a look at how our students are ‘thinking and doing the extraordinary.’ I know you will be inspired!” — Elizabeth Benefield, Program Director Click here to read our 2018-19 Annual Report   We here at NC State Social Innovation […]

Sep 16, 2019  |  Social Innovation Fellows

Inside look into the NC State Social Innovation Fellows

We are so excited to share this inside look at the NC State Social Innovation Fellows! This video was made with our friends at 9Miles Media, home to a couple of our favorite past Fellows, Thomas Armstrong and Sofia Abdo. Their […]

Apr 15, 2019  |  Institute for Nonprofits

Spring COMx highlights Arts Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Sustainability

Dynamic arts leaders from around the Raleigh area convened together on February 28th, 2019, to discuss what sustainability means to them, and how they have captured the entrepreneurial spirit through their work with their arts organizations.

Feb 18, 2019

Social Innovation Fellow Alumna Fumi Agboola Featured on WRAL

Social Innovation Fellow Alumna (2017-2018): Fumi Agboola On January 24, 2019, Social Innovation Fellow Alumna Fumi Agboola was interviewed on WRAL NEWS about her studies on teacher diversity. Her story was apart of WRAL’s news series about teacher recruitment and […]

Dec 12, 2018

NC State Social Innovation Fellows Present Mid-Year Progress

  Sandhills School Project team from left to right: Laura Schoeck, Sierra Jones, Ruth Kintzele, Craig Prince, Sofia Abdo & Alysa Buchanan The festive and beautiful Dorothy and Roy Park Alumni Center served as venue to the December 3rd gathering […]

Nov 20, 2018  |  Institute for Nonprofits

Students Share Top Takeaways from this year’s Clinton Global Initiative University Conference

This year, six bright and ambitious students from NC State had the opportunity to engage with public policy leaders and change makers at the annual Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) conference on October 19-21, 2018.

Nov 19, 2018

Global Entrepreneurship Week Features Dinners With Purpose: Student Stories of Purpose

Apex Friendship High School Student Presenters Jessica Hong and Nicole Van Liew Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) is held annually each November, during which over 170 countries host events and competitions that celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit. On November 14th, the Social Entrepreneurship […]

Nov 12, 2018

Dr. Richard Clerkin & others featured in the New York Times

Dr. Richard M. Clerkin, Executive Director of the Institute for Nonprofits  New research by Dr. Richard M. Clerkin, a professor of public administration, was featured in the New York Times on November 3, 2018. The research article entitled “The Politics […]

Oct 24, 2018

COMx: Women Driving Social Impact Through Entrepreneurship

(COMx Panelists from left to right: Lisbeth Arias, Emily Neville, & Catherina Gomes) The NC State Institute for Nonprofits and the Advancement of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) organization were hosts to over 70 attendees at this Fall’s COMx event, which took […]