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Social Innovation Fellows

Sep 28, 2018

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. 

Alisha Brice

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 changemakers, global citizens, and empathic leaders. She has already hit the ground running to accomplish… 

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 and innovators. On September 4, 2018, an engaging event in the Convocation Room at the… 

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 guests that came to support the Fellows. After his welcome, Jane Rogers, one of the… 

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 skills it takes to be  successful social entrepreneurs and innovators. On October 1, a lively event… 

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.