Shifting Entrepreneurship from the Perimeter to the Core

February 14, 2017

As a guest writer for the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation in South Africa, ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger shares how a new framework will be required in order to move entrepreneurship from the perimeter to the core of the way education operates. Visit their blog here. Entrepreneurship has never been more important than it is today. Academic, business, Read More

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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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An Entrepreneurial Mindset for Student Success

In this NISOD Paper, An Entrepreneurial Mindset for Student Success, ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger and ELI President Bree Langemo share a promising new approach to student success. Read More

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NACCE Members Enhance Student Success Campaign – Winter/Spring

Winter/Spring 2016 In this NACCE Community College Entrepreneurship Journal Article, President Bree Langemo shares how NACCE and ELI have partnered on a Student Success Campaign to impact 10,000 student mindsets. 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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#MLTSfilm and the Power of Obliquity

October 23, 2015

Last Sunday, my wife and I attended a screening of Most Likely to Succeed — a must-see film for anyone interested in or connected to education in this country. Hosted by ShiftMich, the event included the film and a panel discussion with local educators, one student, and the Founding Producer of the film, Ted Dintersmith. Read More

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Entrepreneurial mindsets deployed: ReinventED Lab and The Bureau team up to challenge minds and grow community

October 12, 2015

I just got back from an excellent weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, participating in a 24-hour challenge, co-hosted by ReinventED Lab and The Bureau. The challenge was based around the question, “what am I going to do with my life?” and it was targeted at college students in and around the University of Virginia. By Michael Read More

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Categories: Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship Education Reimagined

August 31, 2015

Originally posted at the Kern Entrepreneurial Engineering Network (KEEN) blog on August 28, 2015. In todays highly dynamic, interconnected world, the need to encourage and support entrepreneurial thinking at all levels of society including public, private and non-profit sectors is rapidly becoming a global imperative. Policy makers from the White House to the World Economic Read More

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Categories: Thought Leadership

Framing The Brain For Learning

August 7, 2015

In the recent edition of Community College Entrepreneurship, a publication of the National Association of Community College Entrepreneurship, ELI CEO Thom Ruhe contributed an article on the importance of storytelling in education. As he says in the piece, storytelling frames the brain for learning. To read more, click here. Read NACCE JOURNAL FALL 2015: Framing 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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