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NC IDEA FOUNDATION to Launch Ice House Entrepreneurship Program Statewide

November 7, 2018

Seeking Launch Partners for Entrepreneurial Mindset Training This December DURHAM, NC – November 7, 2018 – NC IDEA, a private foundation committed to supporting entrepreneurial ambition and economic advancement in North Carolina, announced today that the organization is supporting a statewide rollout of the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program (IHEP) and seeking launch partners who want…

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Enspire 2018 Highlights

November 6, 2018

ELI team members Gary Schoeniger, Joanie Weber, and Nic Houle attended this year’s Enspire Conference in Cleveland, OH. While there we were inspired and engaged by the impactful speakers, but more importantly by the passionate teachers and educators that we met from around the Midwest and the country. On Friday, author Ted Dintersmith provided the…

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12th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference The Power of Collective Action: Shifting the Leadership Culture

The 12th Annual Higher Ground Women’s Leadership Conference gave an outstanding opportunity for ELI Vice President Rob Herndon and SERCAP President Hope Cupit to partner and present a breakout session on the ways that an entrepreneurial mindset can be a powerful tool for leaders to positively impact the culture of an organization. Hosted by Virginia…

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NACCE’s Go West! Conference a Roaring Success

October 2, 2018

At NACCE’s Go West 2018 Summit in Burlingame, CA, ELI Vice President Rob Herndon sat on a lunchtime panel and presented to the over 200 in attendance on the importance of the methodologies employed in entrepreneurship education to change the overall systems of education. Making the case that student motivation and success in our educational systems is…

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Schoeniger Keynotes Entrepreneurship Education Forum

September 29, 2018

Watch Gary Schoeniger’s keynote address to the 2018 EntreEd Forum, “What’s Your Big Idea?” Gary discusses how the mindset of an entrepreneur goes far beyond business development but is a necessary component of any 21st-century education.

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Cherokee County, Kansas Ice House Program to begin Sept. 13

August 22, 2018

The Cherokee County E-Community is excited to offer the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program again this fall. Read more about their upcoming class here.

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Africa gives [Ice House Facilitator] Teague a rich experience

August 5, 2018

See how one Ice House facilitator is taking her entrepreneurial spirit across the world. By making connections with the Hive Global Leaders Program, which is designed to educate and connect leaders in a variety of fields who are making a positive impact in the world, Tricia Teague was able to attend several of their conferences hosted…

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ELI Newsletter | August 2018

August 2, 2018

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! August 2018 Newsletter

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ELI Newsletter | July 2018

July 10, 2018

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! July 2018 Newsletter

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Ice House Entrepreneurship Program Coming to West Virginia Community and Technical College System

July 5, 2018

The West Virginia Community and Technical College System is stepping up to provide a much-needed educational program in West Virginia: entrepreneurialism. The CTC system announced last week it will be the first college system in the nation to wholly commit to cultivating entrepreneurial culture and mindsets in classrooms, campuses and communities throughout the state. “This means developing…

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