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ELI Newsletter | October 2017

October 17, 2017

Check out ELI’s monthly newsletter for our thought leadership and entrepreneurial updates on partners and events! October 2017 Newsletter

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Erie Public School District Launches Ice House to 850 Students

October 4, 2017

Erie County, the United Way, Erie Public Schools, and the Innovation Collaborative announce that the Ice House Program will inspire and instill the entrepreneurial mindset in more than 850 seventh grade students.  The goal is to change the mindsets of young people in Northwestern Pennsylvania to be much more entrepreneurial. According to the Erie Schools Assistant Superintendent,…

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Rockhurst High School to Offer Ice House Program

September 26, 2017

Rockhurst High School has established a partnership with the University of Missouri-Kansas City Small Business & Technology Development Center to provide entrepreneurial mindset curriculum to its students. The class — Entrepreneurship for Others — is a revamped version of the popular Ice House Entrepreneurship Program for adults. It’s available as an elective for Rockhurst juniors and seniors and is taught by…

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An Entrepreneurial Mindset Drives Student Success in Mexico

September 11, 2017

(Monterrey, Mexico, September 1, 2017] – Over the past few years, the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) and Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (TEC) have partnered to successfully deliver entrepreneurial mindset curriculum to approximately 7,500 high school students across 37 campuses in Mexico. The partnership consisted of customizing ELI’s Ice House Student Success Program…

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Ice House Boot Camp to Revitalize Rural Communities

September 7, 2017

In this Community Boot Camp, we’ll share our experience with incorporating the hands-on creative experience with the entrepreneurial mindset philosophy using the revolutionary Ice House Entrepreneurship program to build the community mindset. It’s a powerful combination that has sparked innovations and success stories we never dreamed possible when we launched the concept in 2014 in our…

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YMCA to Launch Ice House for Women Entrepreneurs

August 30, 2017

Mindset Matters announces a partnership with the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative (ELI) and Royal Neighbors to provide the Ice House Women’s Entrepreneurship Class to ignite the entrepreneurial mindset and cultivate an entrepreneurial culture. “Understanding the content of the Mindset Matters program that Janita Pavelka is presenting in our area, I would like to recommend this course…

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McPherson Chamber of Commerce Offers Ice House

August 24, 2017

Through the combined efforts of the McPherson County Entrepreneurship Community Board, McPherson College, Inman Entrepreneurship Community and NetWork Kansas, Ice House is offered to inspire and engage innovators and entrepreneurs of our community and county. Read more about their program here.

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How to Weave Your Way to a New Business with Ice House

August 22, 2017

When Johanna Miller started the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s SBDC, she knew how to knit a sock and wanted to open her own yarn store, but didn’t have the business savvy to pull all the threads together. “I never thought of myself as a business person. I didn’t…

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Bermuda Economic Development Corporation Offers Ice House as Workforce Development

August 20, 2017

The Bermuda Economic Development Corporation offers the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program in their Department of Workforce Development. Learn about their launch and read more about their program offering here.

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Edmonds CC Expands Ice House Program

August 4, 2017

Edmonds Community College in Washington is currently expanding their curriculum to reach even more students in terms of teaching successful small business strategies and thinking. Earlier this month, 27 EdCC instructors and staff participated in a two-day training workshop by Ice House Entrepreneurship Program overseen by The Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative. The concept focuses on “soft skills”…

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