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Tag: Entrepreneurship

Katie Lawson and Eric Swanson

Jan 15, 2021

NC State ISE Students Join Forces With Hosiery Mill to Create Face Coverings

Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholar and NC State Entrepreneurship Scholar Katie Lawson partnered with Eric Swanson to apply their industrial engineering knowledge in production line optimization, mask design and safe packaging to help meet the increased demand for face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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Jan 5, 2021

NC State Ranks Top Undergraduate and Graduate School for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2021

Extraordinary experiences, bolstered by private support, have helped NC State’s entrepreneurship program gain national recognition. NC State is one of eight universities in the nation to be in the top 20 for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 

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Dec 8, 2020

2021 Princeton Review Rankings Reflect University Wide Entrepreneurship Efforts

NC State has been ranked by The Princeton Review and ​Entrepreneur ​magazine as a top undergraduate and graduate school for entrepreneurship studies for 2021. Private support, a holistic approach and the growth of entrepreneurship efforts across campus has benefited students at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey. 

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Aug 11, 2020

Guiding Young Businesses to Success

Through the Lulu eGames, Miller Fellowship and Andrews Launch Accelerator, private support is helping entrepreneurs like Shraddha Rathod, Téa Blumer and Ritika Shamdasani use the skills they learned at NC State to grow thriving enterprises. 

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Jul 21, 2020

Announcing the First Sameer Murarka Entrepreneurship Scholarship Recipient

A rising junior in the College of Engineering, Katie Lawson is studying industrial and systems engineering and minoring in cognitive science. Lawson aims to be a leader within the field of neurological research. Established in 2019 by Ragini and Ishwar Murarka to honor the memory and entrepreneurial spirit of their son, Sameer, the merit-based scholarship is designed to support emerging entrepreneurs in their own quests to think beyond boundaries and do the extraordinary. 

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Jun 16, 2020

Meet Jeyashree Haridoss – Student Ambassador, Entrepreneur and Miller Fellow

Jeyashree Haridoss was inspired to create Sol, an app that connects everyday travelers with an on-demand translator, while studying abroad. Thanks to support from the Miller Fellows program, she'll have the resources needed to continue to work full time on Sol as a recent NC State graduate. 

Andrews Launch Accelerator participants gather around at able at the Entrepreneurship Clinic

Jun 9, 2020

Poole College Announces the 2020 Andrews Launch Accelerator Participants

The Andrews Launch Accelerator, established through the generosity of Chip and Lyn Andrews, will support five new student- and alumni-led startups over the course of the upcoming 14-week program. 

Andrew Buchmeier portrait in front of brick wall

Jun 9, 2020

Meet Andrew Buchmeier – Student Ambassador and Entrepreneur

To Andrew Buchmeier, entrepreneurship means “going out and taking a risk." NC State's entrepreneurship offerings helped him do just that over the course his four years on campus, from creating his own business to traveling to Silicon Valley. 

Emily Neville in front of a brick wall

Jun 9, 2020

Entrepreneurs Flexing with the Times

Park Scholar alumna and entrepreneur Emily Neville is ensuring her company, Reborn Clothing Co., stays people-focused during the pandemic. Neville is spearheading the Triangle Bundle Project, through which North Carolinians can buy bundles of products to support local businesses, and donating 15% of proceeds of her company's T-shirt sales to help the Carolina Textile District produce PPE for those on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis. 

collage of the six new Miller Fellows

Jun 2, 2020

Six NC State Alumni Entrepreneurs Selected for the 2020 Miller Fellowship

Meet the year's Miller Fellows, six May graduates whose startups range from a custom protein shake company to an app that connects people in new places to interpreters. Created in 2014 by Dr. Tom Miller and endowed in his honor in 2017 by a generous group of former students, the program provides access to mentors and industry professionals, continued access to the Entrepreneurship Garage and a monthly stipend.