The Centennial Center for Leadership News

Hackathon 2016

At the second annual Hackathon, teams of students, faculty and staff will have 24 hours to address one complex issue through social innovation, during an event co-sponsored by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) and the Entrepreneurial Studies Program on Saturday, Oct. 22 and Sunday, Oct. 23. Hackathons are happening across the country, and are known for being fast-paced environments for c...  More >>

Beyond Borders Seeks Students

For students interested in Beyond Borders, the Colleges' global leadership program, there will be an informational meeting, giving students the chance to learn more about the international academic experience. There will be two interest meetings - one on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. at the Office of Intercultural Affairs and a second meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 5 p.m. in Stern 103. Beyond Borders...  More >>

IdeaLab Seeking Startups

The HWS IdeaLab is accepting applications for the six-week incubator program to help accelerate student ideas. Launched in 2015 by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL), the IdeaLab offers eight to 10 student-entrepreneurs guidance each spring as they develop products, services or organizations. Participants workshop their ideas with peers and have access to the Colleges' vast network of alu...  More >>

Beyond Borders in South Africa

Seven students participating in the Beyond Borders global leadership program will travel to South Africa this summer to expand on their study of critical issues facing Africa and the United States. Students in the program offered by the Centennial Center for Leadership (CCL) are Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17, Susannah Berry '16, Molly Dietrich '17, Kimberly Gutierrez '17, Mary Kubinski '17, Domenic Mero...  More >>

Bentsi-Enchill '17 accepted into Africa-focused entrepreneurship program

Ato Bentsi-Enchill '17 was recently named as one of only 1,000 entrepreneurs selected for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program (TEEP). Launched in 2015 by Tony Elumelu, Nigerian economist, entrepreneur and philanthropist, the TEEP is the largest African philanthropic initiative devoted to entrepreneurship and represents a 10-year, $100 million commitment to identify and empower 10,000 Africa...  More >>

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