SXSWedu Highlights

March 18, 2015

For those of you who have never been, SxSWedu is and an amazing four days of energy and ideas brought together by thought leading educators and entrepreneurs from the Gates Foundation and Guy Kawasaki to Harvard’s Tony Wagner and Dr. Jill Biden. Most Likely To Succeed While there, we met and spoke with Harvard’s Tony 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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Funding Education is Smart – not Political

January 16, 2015

If one can embrace the notion that an educated workforce is preferred to the alternative, it is hard to oppose President Obama’s recently announced ambition to provide Community College access to millions more. Unfortunately, politics can strain the boundaries of reason on this topic of national economic security. And to be clear, the state of Read More

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What Politicians Can Learn From Entrepreneurs

December 2, 2014

Entrepreneurs are a favorite prop for politicians running for office. They invoke them when trying to rationalize a particularly partisan tax policy or attack a social program, but by and large do not realize what genuine needs they have or problems they face. If they did, they would never make self-inflicted wounds like diminishing our Read More

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Students Gain From Building the Entrepreneurship Mindset

October 15, 2014

At community colleges across the country, the academic tradition of relying on lectures to dispense knowledge is being displaced by engaging students in activities designed to help them discover knowledge through real-life experiences. Nowhere is this shift in the education approach more evident than at NACCE member colleges, where faculty are using exciting new ways to bring Read More

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Meet the Author – Understand the Mindset

October 10, 2014

Attendees of the 2014 NACCE Conference will receive a complimentary copy of the transformational book and curriculum companion: Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur. For those who want to meet the co-author and have your book signed, come by the Eucalyptus/Honeysuckle Room Monday, October 13th, 5-6pm. All we ask Read More

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NEW WEBSITE! – Big changes for ELI & Ice House

October 9, 2014

We’re going through some big changes and we’ve updated our website to better serve your needs. You’ll find a different look and feel along with other improvements, but don’t worry, you can still find all the same information, and more! Here are some of the changes you’ll notice: The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program no longer Read More

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Join us at NACCE 2014: From Mindset to Meaningful Action

With this year’s focus on the entrepreneurial mindset, we are excited to unveil the new academic edition of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program as a framework for understanding and implementing an entrepreneurial mindset. Here’s a look at what’s happening: Keynote: ELI CEO Thom Ruhe leads a discussion on Launching All Future Entrepreneurs General Session Wednesday, Read More

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New Partnership to Measure Entrepreneurial Capacity

October 8, 2014

At this year’s NACCE conference, The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) will announce an impact measurement partnership with the Eckerd College Leadership Development Institute (LDI), a Network Associate of the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL®). LDI is the developer of the Entrepreneurial Mindset Profile™ (EMP), an online assessment tool designed to help students, aspiring entrepreneurs and Read More

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ELI Pursuing Chase Mission Main Street Grant!

October 7, 2014

The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative has entered a Chase Mission Main Street Grant program competition. In order to make it to the judging round, we need to get 250 votes via social media. expired domains . I am asking that you please consider tweeting and FB’ing this far and wide. We have approximately 8 days left Read More

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