Stories From 2019

Dec 17, 2019

From Student to CEO

Park Scholar Emily Neville graduates from NC State this week with a bachelor’s degree – and a growing textiles business that she started as a sophomore.

Dec 13, 2019

Lisa Chang Named the 2019 Risley Entrepreneur of the Year

Lisa Chang, lecturer and director of technology entrepreneurship and commercialization (TEC) at the NC State Poole College of Management, was recently announced as the 2019 John S. Risley Entrepreneur of the Year at NC State.

Dec 4, 2019

NC State Alum Attributes Entrepreneurial Roots to NC State’s Engineering Entrepreneurs Program

After a decade of projects, Triangle entrepreneurs score $4.7M for new venture.

Nov 12, 2019

2020 Princeton Review Rankings in Entrepreneurship Reflect Work Across Campus to Unite and Advance Entrepreneurship Efforts

NC State is ranked 10th in the country for undergraduate entrepreneurship and 21st in the country for graduate programs the 2020 Princeton Review annual entrepreneurship ranking.

Oct 22, 2019

NC State’s B Corp Clinic Among Financial Times Best Teaching Practices

The Financial Times recently included Poole’s B Corp Clinic in a list of business school practices from around that globe that best exemplify sustainability, ethics and social purpose.

Oct 8, 2019

NC State Celebrates Innovation, Entrepreneurship

Tom Ranney (College of Agriculture and Life Sciences) received the Innovator of the Year award, and Lisa Chang (Poole College of Management) received the Entrepreneur of the Year award.

Oct 8, 2019

Andrews Launch Accelerator: Season Four Reflects Growth in the Program and Startup Teams

Three teams competed in the fourth season of the Andrews Launch Accelerator that included Arepa Culture, Freshspire and Tennisbloc.

Sep 30, 2019

The e5x Scholarship: NC State’s First Undergraduate Scholarship in Entrepreneurship

NC State announces first undergraduate scholarship in entrepreneurship—the e5x Scholarship, an endowed, merit-based scholarship for student entrepreneurs at NC State.

Sep 26, 2019

Student team places second at Global Grand Challenges Summit

A team of NC State engineering students with a goal of making your morning cup of joe more sustainable finished second in a business plan competition at the National Academy of Engineering’s 2019 Global Grand Challenges Summit in London.

Sep 23, 2019

NC State Represented at 2019 Global B Corp Academic Roundtable

The NC State Business Sustainability Collaborative demonstrated its commitment to the B Corp movement through leadership at the 2019 Global B Corp Academic Roundtable.