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Sep 3, 2021

Welcome Our Newest Cohort

Get to know our fifth cohort of Fellows, 30 NC State graduate and undergraduate students representing nine colleges and numerous academic programs. This year they are partnering with a strong group of social impact ventures to become problem-solvers and changemakers, and are aligning their work with a global call to action as a part of NC State’s Sustainable Development Goals Initiative. Their passion and energy is inspiring and we’re looking forward to seeing their accomplishments this year. 

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. 

May 26, 2020

Social Innovation Fellow Pridhvi Gadiraju Selected for 2020 Miller Fellowship

We are proud to announce that recent Social Innovation Fellow graduate Pridhvi Gadiraju has been selected for the 2020 Miller Fellowship. 

May 16, 2020

Get to know the 2020-2021 Social Innovation Fellows

On behalf of the Social Innovation + Entrepreneurship program, we are immensely proud to present the 2020-21 class of Social Innovation Fellows. 

Apr 24, 2020

Pledge My Check – A Movement of Generosity

NC State alumnus founds viral social enterprise, Pledge My Check, to help those affected by COVID-19. 

Dec 16, 2019

Social Innovation Fellows: Fall Update

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

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… 

Nov 19, 2018

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 and Innovation unit at the NC State Institute for Nonprofits hosted its bi-annual Dinners With Purpose.…