GCSEN featured in Wheaton Magazine Fall 2018 Edition

GCSEN featured in Wheaton Magazine Fall 2018 Edition

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Wheaton offers an intensive workshop for one week in January and one week in May on social entrepreneurship in partnership with the New York-based Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network Foundation. The Social Entrepreneurship Launch Program, which is led by the network’s president and chief executive Michael Caslin, teaches key methods and frameworks for entrepreneurial activity while considering the impact of their ideas on people, profit, planet and place. A diverse group of Wheaton students spend time learning the art and science of successfully launching products, services and organizations addressing societal problems in the United States and abroad. In conjunction with the workshops, students work on their ideas during the academic year and have opportunities to consult with expert entrepreneurs and advisors. Read the full article here.... Wheaton Magazine -…
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Vassar College Partners With GCSEN Foundation, Launching Innovative Social Entrepreneurs Internship Program

Vassar College Partners With GCSEN Foundation, Launching Innovative Social Entrepreneurs Internship Program

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KINGSTON, N.Y., Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Prestigious liberal arts institution, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, has entered into an innovative partnership with the Global Center for Social Entrepreneur Network (GCSEN Foundation), implementing GCSEN's Social Venture Internship program (SVI) for students and graduates. Ranked 11th in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges for national Liberal Arts Colleges, Vassar, founded in 1861, is a highly selective, coeducational, private, residential college renowned for pioneering achievements in education, for its long history of curricular innovation, and for the beauty of its campus in the Hudson Valley. Read the full article here.... https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/vassar-college-partners-with-gcsen-foundation-launching-innovative-social-entrepreneurs-internship-program Vassar college partners with gcsen foundation, launching innovative social entrepreneurs internship program. from GCSEN Foundation
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GCSEN partners with Vassar College

GCSEN partners with Vassar College

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Vassar College has partnered with GCSEN (Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network) to offer a unique social venture internship opportunity to Vassar students through the Office of Community Engaged Learning and the Career Development Office. This opportunity is also available to alumnae/i, at cost, in the form of a Social Venture Apprenticeship. The SVA Program is for adults who are considering a career change and want to move the world to a better place by starting a social venture. Some key benefits include: support in designing a social venture around your gifts, talents, and passions; inspiration and assistance in a collaborative community; and access to coaches and mentors. Interested students should contact the Office of Community Engaged Learning. Alumnae/i who want to learn more or enroll should visit GCSEN. Vassar Announcement: https://alums.vassar.edu/news/stories/2018-2019/181004-alum-entrpreneur.html
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GCSEN featured in Trends Research Institute

GCSEN featured in Trends Research Institute

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SEPTEMBER 2018: ONTRENDPRENEUR Original Article: https://trendsresearch.com/stories/want-to-change-the-world,6032 Want to change the world? There may be money in it by Harv Hilowitz, CONTRIBUTING WRITER In a world fraught with intractable social ills and brittle global stability, Social Entrepreneurism (SE) is the practice of starting a business to make money, while simultaneously addressing social problems. It is a trend that’s heating up and for those OnTrendpreneurs™ — our term for innovative thinkers who are more than entrepreneurs, they find unique, profitable opportunities by staying on top of the trends as they emerge – opportunities are abundant. For example, film and TV star Mary Stuart Masterson is building a classic SE enterprise called Stockade Works in New York’s Hudson Valley. It melds a for-profit studio production facility with a nonprofit arm, attracting film-related businesses…
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THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

THE NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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Coming to a Campus Near You: Social Entrepreneurship Ed by Harv Hilowitz, August 20, 2018 Today, many higher education institutions are faced with declining enrollment, increasing tuitions and calls to infuse their degree tracks with more practical experiences for students, leading more directly to meaningful careers. At the same time, college students are searching for programs offering practical, academically rigorous work-related experiences that tie into their social consciousness as citizens of the world. Social entrepreneurship (SE) education, on campus and online, may offer a solution. SE 101. Social entrepreneurs are people who create businesses with the core intention to help mitigate a social problem, using the proceeds and spinoff services derived from that business. An example of an SE enterprise is the local thrift store operation that also acts as a…
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2018 Inner Compass Magazine

2018 Inner Compass Magazine

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2018 Inner Compass Magazine - Moving the World to a Better Place: Business, Social Entrepreneurship, and Social Good The Inner Compass is an annually published magazine complete with illustrations, data, visual graphics, as well as excerpts of real world case studies. Designed to transcend the static page and spur dynamic dialogue on key issues, the articles included link seamlessly to a multi-media portal. Through the use of these multi-media links the Inner Compass encourages debate and discussion as it focuses on creating value-based leadership as its readers analyze business, human rights, and social justice. Partnered with faculty, students, and alumni of Jesuit colleges and universities in over 112 countries, The Inner Compass is a companion publication to the Global Jesuit Case Series. The underlying objective of this and all the products we are developing is to…
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Mike Caslin Delivers Lectures at Fund for American Studies Event

Mike Caslin Delivers Lectures at Fund for American Studies Event

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WASHINGTON, June 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Professor Mike Caslin, The Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network's (GCSEN Foundation) Founder and President, delivered the keynote Dr. Lev Dobriansky Memorial Lecture at the Fund for American Studies (TFAS) conference in Washington DC. The event, for blue-chip undergrads enrolled in TFAS' seven core Institutes of study, is an annual Summer Institute conference, attended by students representing over one hundred colleges and universities from thirty countries. As the Distinguished Featured Lecturer for TFAS, Professor Caslin followed up his initial talk with one at George Mason University'sInstitute on Philanthropy and Voluntary Service, Fairfax, VA. The topic of both lectures was "Social Entrepreneurship: An Essential Strategy for Success in a Comprehensive and Competitive Global Millennial Economy." Mike Caslin, currently Professor of Social Entrepreneurship at SUNY New Paltz Business School in New York, has spent the last…
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GCSEN Foundation, a Leader in Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Celebrates the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation’s $10M Gift to Wheaton College

GCSEN Foundation, a Leader in Accelerating Social Entrepreneurship in Higher Education Celebrates the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation’s $10M Gift to Wheaton College

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KINGSTON, N.Y., May 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Center for Social Entrepreneurship Network Foundation (GCSEN Foundation) celebrates that its three-year demonstration pilot partnership with Wheaton College, Norton MA, has helped the college secure an historic gift of $10 million from the prestigious Diana Davis Spencer Foundation of Bethesda, MD. The GCSEN Foundation is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) higher education not-for-profit, headquartered in Kingston NY. The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation has been a visionary supporter of higher education for many years, promoting social entrepreneurship to achieve greater peace and prosperity in local communities. The gift establishes a leadership position in the field, creating an endowed Professorship in Social Entrepreneurship and funding for entrepreneur-centered programs on campus. The unique Pracademic program is practitioner-oriented and supported by academic rigor, making Wheaton College one of only a few liberal arts colleges nationwide…
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GCSEN sponsors the Hudson Valley Venture Hub at SUNY New Paltz

GCSEN sponsors the Hudson Valley Venture Hub at SUNY New Paltz

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Dozens of business owners, executives and professionals gathered with business students and faculty at SUNY New Paltz for the inaugural Hudson Valley Venture Hub Leaders’ Forum, marking the debut of a new strategic initiative aimed at increasing the odds of success for start-ups and creating professional and educational opportunities throughout the region. The Hudson Valley Venture Hub, housed in the School of Business and overseen by entrepreneur in residence Tony DiMarco, will serve to connect entrepreneurs with prospective investors and talented potential employees (including New Paltz students and alumni), and generally work to strengthen the start-up ecosystem in the Hudson Valley, one of the fastest-growing entrepreneurial environments in the Northeast......... Continue Reading: https://sites.newpaltz.edu/news/2018/05/school-of-business-launches-hudson-valley-venture-hub-as-resource-for-regional-entrepreneurs/ Learn More: https://www.newpaltz.edu/schoolofbusiness/hvventurehub/
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