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TEDx at Elon!

8 Feb

TEDx Elon

The Theme: Innovation into Practice

When: Saturday, February 22, 2014 @ 1:00PM

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8 Feb

Southern Entrepreneurship in the Arts Conference

“Orchestrate Your Creative Future”

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When: February 22, 2014 @ 9:00AM – 6:00PM

Where: Elliott University Center @ UNC Greensboro

Who: Students & Emerging Artists

Elon’s Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership Goes To. . .

8 Feb

Dr. Partick Awuah!

Patrick Awuah

How do you think of Africa?

What is wrong in Africa?

Dr. Patrick Awuah, an engineering and economics graduate of Swarthmore College as well as a graduate of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and a former Microsoft Program Manager, decided to ask these questions to himself and to those in Ghana, the place where he grew up.

The answer he found: Leadership.

With this discovery, Dr. Awuah decided to do something about leadership in Africa and he recognized the opportunity to do so through education.

Soon after, he founded, Ashesi University, which educates students with critical thinking and ethical courage as the foundation of each lesson.

In 2010, Dr. Awuah was ranked as one of the top 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company and today, Ashesi University moves into its 11th year.

Please join SEED and the rest of Elon’s entrepreneurial community in welcoming Dr. Patrick Awuah to Burlington, NC on February 27th, 2014 at 5:00PM in the LaRose Digital Theater on Elon University’s Campus. 

We will not only be given a chance to hear him speak but we will be given the opportunity to ask questions and engage with someone who embodies the idea of social entrepreneurship.

For any questions please feel free to contact Elizabeth Greenberg at egreenberg@elon.edu 

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2 Minutes to Win It

7 Oct

2 Minutes to Win It

The N.C. Entrepreneurship Center (NCEC) at UNCG is sponsoring  the third annual “2 Minutes to Win It”  business idea contest, open to full-time students who are at least 18 years old at UNCG, NCAT, Greensboro College, Guilford College, Bennett College, Elon University, Guilford Tech and High Point University.  Prizes will include $1,000 for first place, $500 for second place, $250 for third place and $250 for best presentation.

Entering is easy. Students develop original ideas for any type of business or social entrepreneurship venture.  The only exceptions are that ideas can’t be franchises or something that has already been started by the student. Students can enter multiple times, but all ideas must be submitted online by Oct. 11.

New CEI Initiative for Students!

23 Apr

New CEI Initiative for Students!.

Calling All Artists!: Looking for Collaboration

23 Apr

Calling All Artists!.