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Ice House Course Spotlight–RCC staff Graduate from Entrepreneurial Program

May 6, 2019

  “Thirty members of Robeson Community College’s staff and faculty graduated from the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program on March 29. The program was a partnership between RCC and the Thomas Entrepreneurship Hub. The Hub’s director, Thomas Hall, and entrepreneur Ed O’Neal facilitated the program. Participants met every Friday at RCC for eight weeks. “The plan…

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Ice House Participant Spotlight: Tecklenburg Farms LLC

March 20, 2019

Ice House Participant, Chris Tecklenburg, talks about the impact that the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program offered through Network Kansas has had on him and how it has helped him work toward launching his business, Tecklenburg Farms. The six-acre urban farm is located in a neighborhood on the west side of Hutchinson, KS. Read the interview…

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Summit County Economic Director Teaches Course on Entrepreneurship

March 3, 2019

Jeff Jones, Summit County’s economic development director, is a fan of homegrown businesses. He said they help create stable jobs over time, and the businesses that emerge tend to better reflect and serve the community. So, when he has a chance to help people in Summit County start their own businesses, he takes it. Jones…

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Erie Public Schools Partner with Area United Way

June 5, 2018

On Thursday, May 31 at 10 a.m., students from Woodrow Wilson, Strong Vincent, and East Middle Schools participated in the Ice House Showcase Event at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center at Mercyhurst University. The event included a student forum presentation, display tours, and a panel discussion. The Ice House program, a partnership of Erie’s Public…

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PrepaTec Students in Mexico Recognized for Ice House Opportunity Discovery Projects

May 13, 2018

PrepaTec students completed their Entrepreneurial Leadership course in their final semester of high school. The course is based on ELI’s Ice House Student Success Program. Students are guided to strengthen and transform their mindset, developing an entrepreneurial mindset that is focused on identifying and solving social and commercial problems. Ice House bolsters the vision of PrepaTec…

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Kentucky Concludes Ice House with Results

May 10, 2018

A program based on the book “Who Owns the Ice House” by Clifton Taulbert wrapped up on Thursday, leaving several of the participants satisfied with the experience. The five-night program took place on the Harlan campus of Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College and focused on helping individuals achieve an entrepreneurial mindset. Local business owner…

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St. Pete City, Chamber, & Nonprofits Partner to Launch Ice House

May 9, 2018

A public-private partnership between the city of St. Petersburg and the local chamber of commerce is launching an eight-week course for leaders of nonprofit organizations aimed at helping them find creative and resourceful ways to bring in additional revenue. The St. Petersburg Greenhouse’s Ice House Entrepreneurship program launched Tuesday and is based on the nationwide…

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Marshall County Correctional Facility Inmates’ Ice House Project

April 10, 2018

OXFORD, Miss. – Students and faculty from the University of Mississippi Department of Legal Studies recently joined forces with the Marshall County Correctional Facility in Holly Springs to pack more than 100,000 meals in one day for an organization that helps needy children. Linda Keena, interim chair for the Department of Legal Studies, teaches restorative justice and…

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Ice House Launches in Kentucky

The Kentucky Highlands Investment Corporation and the Kentucky Entrepreneur Network are presenting a five-night program designed for people interested in obtaining an entrepreneurial mindset. “The series is focused on the entrepreneur mindset, the decisions we make, how we see the world and interact with others,” Huffman said. “Along with the series, we have a gentleman…

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Gilmour Academy in Ohio Receives Grant for Ice House

March 21, 2018

The Veale Foundation awarded Gilmour Academy, in Gates Mills, Ohio, a $10,000 grant for the 2017-2018 school year to help fund the planning and implementation of entrepreneurship activities for the current school year. Veale funds are being used for professional development and supporting materials to implement a specialized, entrepreneurial curriculum called The Ice House Entrepreneurship Program.…

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