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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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Ice House Goes to Ireland – Student Success at Kenmare Community School

June 15, 2018

Over the course of the past academic year in Ireland, 39 students at Kenmare Community School, or Pobalscoil Inbhear Scéine, completed the Ice House Student Success Program. As a part of their Transition Year curriculum, the students were guided using the program to promote critical thinking and solution-oriented skills for their continued secondary education and beyond.…

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ELI President Steps Down

Bree Langemo has decided to step down as ELI president. Her life partner has accepted a great position as President & CEO of the Greater Fargo Moorhead Economic Development Corporation. Bree and her family will be moving to Fargo, North Dakota, her hometown, where her extended family resides. With this change, she has decided to transition…

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ELI Newsletter | June 2018

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

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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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Ferris State University Student Success Summit

May 10, 2018

ELI’s former President Bree Langemo conducted an interdisciplinary entrepreneurial mindset workshop at Ferris State University’s inaugural Student Success Summit. Faculty, staff, and administrators from a large variety of areas attended the workshop to learn how to incorporate an entrepreneurial mindset into student success initiatives.

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Kentucky Concludes Ice House with Results

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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ELI Training Director Attends Harvard

May 7, 2018

ELI Director of Training & Operations, Joanie Weber, attended Harvard’s Emerging Leader Program with participants from over fourteen countries. Harvard’s Emerging Leader Program cultivates leadership skills in the areas of strategy, financing, and marketing. The program is ongoing with online components where the teams continue to work together on selected projects.

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