Social Innovation Fellows: Fall Update
See how the 2019-20 Social Innovation Fellows are tackling big problems through their work.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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
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.