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Dec 16, 2019

Social Innovation Fellows: Fall Update

See how the 2019-20 Social Innovation Fellows are tackling big problems through their work. 

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Nov 22, 2019

Jane Rogers: Supporting Students’ Leadership Potential

Jane Rogers mentors and supports students, including the Social Innovation Fellows, in countless ways. Meet the Humanities and Social Sciences 2019 Distinguished Alumna. 

Oct 1, 2019

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. 

Sep 16, 2019

Recap the year with our 2018-19 Annual Report

“Take a look at how our students are ‘thinking and doing the extraordinary.’ I know you will be inspired!” — Elizabeth Benefield, Program Director Click here to read our 2018-19 Annual Report   We here at NC State Social Innovation + Entrepreneurship have made it a habit to set ambitious goals. Seeking to serve students from… 

Sep 16, 2019

Inside look into the NC State Social Innovation Fellows

We are so excited to share this inside look at the NC State Social Innovation Fellows! This video was made with our friends at 9Miles Media, home to a couple of our favorite past Fellows, Thomas Armstrong and Sofia Abdo. Their team skillfully captured the passion and excitement that radiates from everyone in the program. We hope… 

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Apr 15, 2019

Spring COMx highlights Arts Innovation, Entrepreneurship, & Sustainability

Dynamic arts leaders from around the Raleigh area convened together on February 28th, 2019, to discuss what sustainability means to them, and how they have captured the entrepreneurial spirit through their work with their arts organizations. 

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Feb 18, 2019

Social Innovation Fellow Alumna Fumi Agboola Featured on WRAL

  Social Innovation Fellow Alumna (2017-2018): Fumi Agboola On January 24, 2019, Social Innovation Fellow Alumna Fumi Agboola was interviewed on WRAL NEWS about her studies on teacher diversity. Her story was apart of WRAL’s news series about teacher recruitment and diversity in North Carolina’s public schools and colleges of education. In her own words,… 

IBM Design Director, Steve Kim provides the opening remarks

Feb 7, 2019

Enterprise Design Thinking For Community Good

  IBMers with Professor Liu Team Green Chair Project group photo Team Marbles group photo On a chilly Friday night in November, students and faculty from the College of Design and representatives from IBM, Marbles Kids Museum, and The Green Chair Project gathered at Marbles Kids Museum in downtown Raleigh for the Design It Forward Gala.… 

Sandhills School Project team from left to right: Laura Schoeck, Sierra Jones, Ruth Kintzele, Craig Prince, Sofia Abdo & Alysa Buchanan

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 of Social Innovation Fellows, Brain Trust members, and campus and community leaders to mark… 

Alumna Maggie Kane

Nov 26, 2018

A TABLE FOR ALL Alumna’s ‘Pay-What-You-Can’ Cafe Brings People Together

Around closing time on a Tuesday afternoon, a man walks into Raleigh’s A Place at the Table cafe and looks around. “Y’all need any help closing up?” he asks. Maggie Kane, the restaurant’s founder and executive director, is the first to greet him. She tells him he’s welcome to volunteer. “But do you want something…