NACCE Members Embrace Student Success Campaign – Summer/Fall 2016

October 25, 2016

In this NACCE Community College Entrepreneurship Journal Article, President Bree Langemo shares how community colleges across the United States are embracing the entrepreneurial mindset as a means to student success.  Read More

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Hope: A New Strategy for Student Success

December 16, 2015

By: Gary Schoeniger and Michael Crawford Community colleges were created as a powerful tool to improve opportunities for all Americans — especially those from lower-income backgrounds — offering a chance at a brighter future and a pathway to the middle class. Yet community colleges struggle to retain and graduate students. According to the Community College Read More

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Smiles in Salina: Economic Development Training

July 24, 2015

  The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) was recently hired by the Kansas Association of Regional Development Organizations (KARDO) to provide training for 50+ members representing the state’s economic development organizations, SBDCs, Universities, and policy makers. The full-day training focused on emerging trends in entrepreneurship education and the societal implications for better understanding, encouraging, and supporting Read More

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Entrepreneurship Training Program Launches in New Haven

July 10, 2015

Storrs, Conn.: The Connecticut Small Business Development Center launched the first-ever Ice House Entrepreneurship Program™ in Connecticut this week as part of the City of New Haven’s Summer Youth Program and in conjunction with the city’s Small Business Academy. Read the full article: http://ctsbdc.com/newhaven-ice-house/http://elimindset.com/entrepreneurship-training-program-launches-in-new-haven/

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Southern Bancorp to Educate Leaders

June 22, 2015

Helena Arkansas in June is warm — very warm. But we were assured the 95-degree heat we were experiencing was mild compared to average temperatures in August. The heat notwithstanding, we had a genuine privilege to partner with Southern Bancorp to educate leaders from various communities throughout the Delta with our renowned curriculum and training, Read More

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Colorado Lending Source Receives Innovation in Economic Development Award for IHEP

June 11, 2015

Denver—On Monday, May 13, 2015, the National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) announced Colorado Lending Source as a recipient of the Innovation in Economic Development Award. During the NADCO Spring Summit in Washington, D.C., the Diamond Award Series recognized two organizations that exemplified excellence in the area of economic development. Colorado Lending Source received one Read More

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Creating Unlikely Entrepreneurs in Russia and the U.S.

April 20, 2015

Russia’s rate of entrepreneurial intention, which measures how many people plan to own businesses in the next three years, is extremely low (under 5 percent), and entrepreneurship rates in the U.S. are falling steadily, especially among minorities.  Learn how The Eurasia Foundation’s U.S.-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE), members of the SEE Community Development Working Group Read More

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PPCC Leads Kauffman-Ice House Charge

February 18, 2015

Envision a future in which all incoming community college students study entrepreneurialism, learning to think creatively and bring a culture of innovation to the workforce. Pikes Peak Community College is working with three national organizations to make that a reality. A group of leaders from Colorado Springs attended a 1 Million Cups meeting at Galvanize, Read More

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Class aims for “go-getter mindset

February 10, 2014

Doug Kirby, lead business and management faculty at KCC and the Ice House course instructor, plans to help shape that mindset through the Ice House Entrepreneurship Course. The class runs Nov. 12 through Dec. 10. The course is slated to help inspire entrepreneurial hopefuls to identify a customer base, start up a business, and teach Read More

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