social entrepreneurship

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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