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Jun 7, 2021

Blog Post: 2020 Reflections

I have an aunt who is an accomplished artist in NYC and this week she shared a painting she had done of her “alter ego,” a lone person sitting in a corner of an enclosed room which she described as a stage set with no exit. The face is obscured, and gaze set on a… 

Jun 7, 2021

Social Innovation Fellows 2020-21 Cohort Share Outcomes and Lessons Learned

The Social Innovation Fellows 2020-21 cohort wrapped up their year on May 5th, 2021 with final presentations featuring lessons learned and stories of personal growth and impact. The virtual event also featured remarks from Venture Partners, Team Mentors, program staff, and NC State Provost Warwick Arden and Dean Jeff Braden. 

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Jun 4, 2021

Interview with Social Innovation Fellows Team Mentor Jane Rogers

Jane Rogers volunteers as one of six team mentors in the Social Innovation Fellows (SIF) program. Team mentors play a guiding role for our student teams, offering them valuable expertise and experience to compliment their own fresh perspectives. 

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Apr 27, 2021

Interview with Social Innovation Fellows Team Mentor Brian Speight

Brian Speight volunteers as one of six team mentors in the Social Innovation Fellows (SIF) program. Team mentors play a guiding role for our student teams, offering them valuable expertise and experience to compliment their own fresh perspectives. 

Apr 27, 2021

Meet the 2021-22 Social Innovation Fellows

NC State Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship is excited to announce the 2021-22 Social Innovation Fellows. These 30 students, who represent our most academically diverse group yet, will begin their journey as our fifth cohort this coming August. 

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Feb 23, 2021

Interview with Social Innovation Fellows Team Mentor Raj Narayan

Raj Narayan volunteers as one of six team mentors in the Social Innovation Fellows (SIF) program. Team mentors play a guiding role for our student teams, offering them valuable expertise and experience to compliment their own fresh perspectives. 

Jan 29, 2021

USASBE Presents 2021 Excellence in Co-Curricular Innovation Award to NC State Social Innovation Fellows

The USASBE Excellence in Co-Curricular Innovation Award celebrates the critical role of co-curricular programming in the overall entrepreneurship education ecosystem by encouraging and recognizing colleges and universities with innovative, co-curricular programs that demonstrate creativity, quality, sustainability, and impact. 

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Nov 13, 2020

Interview with Social Innovation Fellows Mentor Jahmal Pullen

Jahmal Pullen volunteers as one of six team mentors in the Social Innovation Fellows (SIF) program. Team mentors play a guiding role for our student teams, offering them valuable expertise and experience to compliment their own fresh perspectives. 

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Sep 30, 2020

Interview with Social Innovation Fellows Mentor Miles Wright

Miles Wright volunteers as one of six team mentors in the Social Innovation Fellows (SIF) program. Team mentors play a guiding role for our student teams, offering them valuable expertise and experience to compliment their own fresh perspectives. 

Aug 25, 2020

Six Ventures Selected to Partner With 2020-21 Social Innovation Fellows

The six ventures selected for this academic year are radically different from one another; however, they have two things in common: the work they do is as challenging as it is vital, and that work has been made all the more difficult by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.