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Poole student team at spring 2023 USPS Direct Effect Innovation Challenge

Sep 10, 2023

Poole Undergraduate Team Makes a ‘Perfect Proposal’ in USPS Innovation Challenge

Competing against undergraduate and MBA student teams from universities across North Carolina, the Poole College team places second with its ‘unique approach’ to the challenge. 

Concept rendering of the new 321 cafe on Centennial Campus

Aug 23, 2023

321 Coffee to Open Centennial Campus Location

321 Coffee, an alumni-owned and -operated local coffee shop and roaster that employs individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDDs), is launching a new location on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Projected to open in early 2024, the cafe will be set in the Venture Place courtyard on Main Campus Drive and feature a full coffee menu… 

Chancellor Woodson and the 321 Coffee team smiling

Jul 25, 2023

Chancellor Woodson Talks Mission-Driven Entrepreneurship With 321 Coffee Founders

In episode six of Red Chair Chats, Chancellor Woodson sits down with alumni Lindsay Wrege and Michael Evans to talk about their mission-driven coffee shop. 

Jun 22, 2023

Coming Home Again

After working overseas for nine years, Karen Jansen joins Poole College as head of the Department of Management, Innovation and Entrepreneurship. 

Jun 20, 2023

Jenkins MBA Students Win Big at NC State eGames

Two Jenkins MBA students bring their bright ideas to life at NC State University’s annual eGames competition. 

Jun 6, 2023

Podcast: Taking the Founders’ Pledge With Charles Gaddy

On the Season 2 finale of the NC State Philanthropy Podcast, we’re joined by NC State alumnus, supporter and entrepreneur Charles Gaddy to discuss his recent Founders’ Pledge, a new way donors can help Wolfpack entrepreneurs-in-training Think and Do. 

May 23, 2023

Major Gift Expands Support for Commercially Focused NC State Research

An entrepreneur’s generosity to the Chancellor’s Innovation Fund is increasing its impact and inspiring others to contribute to its success. 

Apr 26, 2023

Skye Pham ‘23 Receives Fulbright Award to Study Abroad in Finland

Pham will pursue a master’s degree in creative sustainability from the School of Chemical Engineering at Aalto University. 

Apr 19, 2023

Getting to Know Rob Dunn and Staff in the Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs

The Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs promotes a campus culture of interdisciplinary excellence and collaboration across academic boundaries. We spoke with Rob Dunn, senior vice provost for University Interdisciplinary Programs, as well as several OUIP staff, about the unit and how it makes a difference on campus. 

Apr 18, 2023

NC State Entrepreneurship Celebrates the Completion of Its 1st Founders’ Pledge

Charles Gaddy ’93 has fulfilled his commitment to help Wolfpack start-up creators fuel their entrepreneurial dreams by enabling them to take part in new and exciting experiential-learning opportunities.