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PPCC Leads Local Kauffman-Ice House Charge

February 18, 2014

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. Read more here.

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Entrepreneurial Program Spreading to PPCC, Colorado Springs Businesses

February 11, 2014

Pikes Peak Community College will require much of its incoming fall freshman class to enroll in a training program designed for entrepreneurs as a way to better prepare students for college and the workplace, PPCC President Lance Bolton said Wednesday. “This program addresses many of the challenges faced by our students,” Bolton said. “It addresses a pressing need for the college and the community by making sure young people have the skills to go into…

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ELI Founder Keynotes DISRUPT in Athens, Greece

November 30, 2013

ELI Founder & CEO Gary Schoeniger redefines entrepreneurship at DISRUPT in Athens, Greece. Watch the keynote here.

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Ice House Sketchbook Dispels Myths of Entrepreneurship

November 22, 2013

The latest Kauffman Sketchbook illustrates how the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program develops the critical thinking, communication and problem-solving skills that help any individual think like an entrepreneur. The video features Gary Schoeniger, founder and CEO of the Entrepreneurial Learning Initiative, exposing some of the misconceptions and myths about the entrepreneurial process that have limited the efficacy, scale and scope of programs designed to teach entrepreneurship. Read more here.

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Kauffman Foundation Develops “Entrepreneurial Mindset” Sketchbook on Ice House Philosophy

November 19, 2013

The Kauffman Foundation of Kansas City, Missouri developed an “Entrepreneurial Mindset” sketchbook based on the Ice House philosophy and program featuring ELI Founder Gary Schoeniger.  View the video and read the article here.

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Montana’s Flathead Valley Community College to Offer Ice House

September 3, 2013

“Entrepreneurial skills are critical for everyone in the 21st century, no matter his or her vocation,” said Seigmund.  “Even if you are not thinking about starting a business, this program can help you be more successful at what you are already doing.” Read more about their program here.

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Freshman summer reading book tied to entrepreneurial course

July 1, 2013

A group of excited freshmen gathered Wednesday to hear a presentation about their entrepreneurial futures at Kent State and beyond. Based on their summer reading book “Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entreprenuer,” the group of incoming students were encouraged to enroll in the corresponding three-credit hour course brought to Kent State last year in partnership with the Ice House Entrepreneurship Program. Read more here.

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United Nations General Assembly: Ice House Feature

June 26, 2013

Ice House was featured by the Kauffman Foundation at the United Nations General Assembly on June 26, 2013. Download Speech Here

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Kent State Selects Who Owns the Ice House? as Freshman Common Read

May 21, 2013

In addition to offering ELI Programs, Kent State University in Ohio selected Who Owns the Ice House? Eight Life Lessons from an Unlikely Entrepreneur as the all Freshman Common Read. Read more about the program.

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