As part of its mission to prepare students for action and leadership in a complex world, North Central College has opened the Center for Social Impact to develop the next generation of “changemakers.”
North Central College and Argonne National Laboratory have entered into a memorandum of understanding that enables both entities to work together to encourage and promote energy and sustainability technology innovations in Chicago and surrounding areas.
Some 38 percent of businesses in the United States are owned by women. Many of those women owners, however, struggle with growing their businesses.
Starting a business from scratch is not easy, but a new and unique business accelerator is creating a “win-win” for both community entrepreneurs and college students seeking to become innovators and entrepreneurs.
In 2016, North Central College launched ConVerge – the branded name for the College’s new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Martha Carney, the Center’s executive director, and Dr. Troy D. Hammond, president of North Central, were interviewed and featured in a Dec.
A study abroad trip and internship in Costa Rica inspired Anna Stimac, a junior international business major from Crest Hill, Ill., to pursue a project in Latin America.