social entrepreneurship

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

Jan 28, 2016

Social Enterprise Promotes Doing Good Across Campus

HealthBeMe is a powerful idea that has great potential to change the way we access and manage our healthcare, and is uniquely bringing together many pockets of campus expertise.

Oct 27, 2015

Social Entrepreneurship Conference Information Sessions

UNC General Administration is hosting the fourth annual Social Entrepreneurship Conference on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. Support for students interested in participating is available through the Institute for Nonprofits and the Entrepreneurship Initiative.

Apr 1, 2015

Audacity Factory Launches on Centennial Campus to Provide Social Entrepreneurship Incubator Program

Officially partnering with the Institute for Nonprofits, Audacity Factory will serve as the university’s first incubator dedicated solely to social impact ventures.

Nov 4, 2014

NC State Fosters Entrepreneurial Minds in the ThinkHouse

The Social Entrepreneurship Initiative recently announced that will sponsor two recent NC State alumni, Owen Jordan and Tia Simpson, to participate in the ThinkHouse, a living and learning accelerator program for young, aspiring entrepreneurs.

Oct 10, 2014

NPS Minor Creates Quite a Buzz!

Bee Downtown, founded by Senior Leigh-Kathryn Bonner, recently unveiled an observation bee hive at the Burt’s Bees headquarters on the American Tobacco Campus in Durham.