On a mission to improve educational equity...

WFU's own Bill Zandi ('14), founder of Students Helping Students, finds success in making a big impact...by the end of this year, Students Helping Students will have saved low-income schools over $1 million through the redistribution of surplus/gently-used materials from businesses, wealthy educational institutions, and events (DNCC). This is up from $150,000 in 2015. SHS has now positively impacted 100+ schools and 40,000 students! Visit the SHS website to learn more!

Musical Talent Meets Entrepreneurial Spirit...

Hedera, a musical group fronted by Christopher Federici ('16), just released their first full length, professionally recorded studio album thanks to funds acquired through ICE. Read more!

Resilience Project Socks help cancer patients pay for treatments...

Jake Teitelbaum and Sophia Faltin of Resilience Project are making a difference in the lives of cancer patients. Their specially designed socks are sold with half the profits helping to ease the costs of cancer treatments. Visit their website and read more about Resilience Project in the Winston-Salem Journal.

Laundry: on-demand...

Alex Smereczniak ('14) always saw the value in Wake Wash: he thought "your time is worth more than doing your laundry yourself," so he co-founded 2ULaundry, a subscription based laundry service in Charlotte, NC last December. Read more!

Congratulations to all who participated in the 2016 Triad Discovery Forum! A special congratulations to the top three teams:

Resilience Project: Jacob Teitelbaum, Sophia Faltin
Fresh Food Haven: David Deerin, Claiborne Barnett
GRPWRK: Ashley Johnson, Paris Williford, Brittney Isbell, Hali Shepard

These teams progress to the Leadership Symposium in Raleigh, March 2017 and will compete for a chance to win $10,000 toward their venture! 

Wake Forest Ranked the #9 Best College for Students with Entrepreneurial Leanings

Students with ESTP personality types are often regarded as "smart, perceptive, energetic, bold, and original." Wake Forest was recently ranked #9 by DegreeMatch for ESTP personality types based on cost of attendance, other rankings, ESTP degree and major options and accreditations, and a small learning environment that promotes leadership skills and social interaction. Read more! 

Photo Credit: Seattle Post Intelligencer (Gerry Broome, AP) 

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