Stories From 2017

Dec 26, 2017  |  Students

Entrepreneurship Highlights from 2017

2017 was a big year for entrepreneurship at NC State. As we head into 2018, here are 17 entrepreneurship highlights from the past year.

Dec 21, 2017

Social Innovation Students Tackle Issues Related to Food and Water

In early fall, 30 students were selected to join the first cohort of the Social Innovation Fellows. The program, supported through the Institute for Nonprofits, pairs student teams with nonprofits and projects tackling issues related to food and water insecurity. […]

Dec 18, 2017  |  Students

WRAL News Features Student Company ReBorn Clothing Co.

"Your clothing has a story and it's far from over," reads the homepage of newly-launched Reborn Clothing Co.'s website. NC State student Emily Neville (College of Humanities and Social Sciences) founded Reborn to make sustainability personal by transforming meaningful garments into usable, everyday products.

Dec 13, 2017  |  Students

Entrepreneurial Students Excel at NC State

NC State students lead in and outside of the classroom through a variety of entrepreneurship initiatives on campus. Two of these students graduating this fall give insight into why they’re ready to tackle society’s grand challenges.

Nov 17, 2017

Student Entrepreneur Comes Full Circle

Mentoring has shaped NC State alum Andrew Poon's career and his life. He now returns to help mentor new student entrepreneurs.

Nov 14, 2017

NC State Ranks Top 20 in Best Colleges for Entrepreneurs

NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine as a "Top 25 Best Undergrad Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2018," coming in at no. 19 on the list.

Nov 7, 2017

NC State Jenkins MBA Program Hosts 2017 Grand Business Challenge – Cyber Security

For three days at the start of November 2017, nine teams of master of business administration students from U.S. and international universities met at North Carolina State University to compete in the NC State Grand Business Challenge. This is the […]

Nov 1, 2017

Quarterly Outlook of Triangle Entrepreneurs (QuOTE) Shows Greater Optimism from Q3 2017 Relative to Q4 2017

“This is the first time … there has been an increase in optimism from Q3 to Q4” – Lewis Sheats, Poole College professor of practice and director, NC State Entrepreneurship Clinic

Oct 31, 2017

Make-A-Thon: A Weekend of Innovation

Got any plans January 26th to 28th?! Well, now ya do. Come join us at Make-A-Thon for a weekend of ~innovation.~ Make-A-Thon is essentially a weekend long event that takes place at Hunt Library and DH Hill in effort to […]

Oct 18, 2017

Students Start Business To Tackle Textile Waste

NC State students and Park Scholars Emily Neville and Carly Kvietok launched Reborn Clothing Co. to revive clothes you no longer wear into new, useful products.