entrepreneurship

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 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 […]

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 […]

Sep 28, 2018  |  Institute for Nonprofits

Introducing the 2018 Social Innovation Fellows

We invite you to get acquainted with the new cohort of Social Innovation Fellows. The beginning of the 2018 school year ushers in the second cohort of Fellows.  Each Fellow has demonstrated exceptional accomplishments and was selected because of their outstanding academic and extracurricular achievement.

Sep 27, 2018

The Institute for Nonprofits Welcomes Alisha Brice

Alisha Brice is the Program Coordinator for Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation with the Institute for Nonprofits at NC State University. She helps to develop strategies and programming to enrich students’ educational and professional development while supporting their efforts to become […]

Sep 24, 2018

“Discover. Design. Do Good!” The Social Innovation Fellows Kick Off Innovation Lab

The Social Innovation Fellows is a high-impact learning experience at the Institute for Nonprofits. The program offers participants from any discipline a yearlong team experience to learn the adaptive leadership and technical skills it takes to be successful social entrepreneurs […]

Mar 31, 2017

Institute Sponsored E-Games Social Impact Track Ushers in Record Number of Entries

By Iman Usmani, BSC Associate The Entrepreneurship Initiative recently announced the finalists for the 2017 Lulu eGames, NC State’s biggest startup competition. Students can compete in 6 categories  – New Venture, Design and Prototype, Social Impact, Built on Cloud, Arts […]

Jun 27, 2016

Student’s Startup Helps Teens Tap into Creative Gifts

Over the last four years, Myers has trained students in photography, videography and music production at the Boys and Girls Club of Wake County afterschool program. Working with teens largely from low-income households, Myers mentored students through multimedia projects with themes often promoting social change. Now, through his startup — the Malkuta Project — Myers is expanding the afterschool model to the broader community

Apr 15, 2016  |  College of Humanities and Social Sciences News

Student Startups Win Awards at eGames

Two startups founded by Humanities and Social Sciences students took home awards Thursday at the 2016 Lulu eGames at NC State's Talley Student Union.