Harnessing the Power of Liberal Arts to Create Catalysts for Change

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship  “At Wake Forest, we champion the liberal arts background as the foundation to being a catalyst for change.” –Evelyn Williams, Associate Vice President of Leadership Development Each year, highly competitive freshmen students are invited to apply to Wake Forest’s Innovation Leadership through Communication or… Read more »

Finding a Niche: Student Entrepreneurs Develop Loopey Laces, LLC

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Sometimes, the best entrepreneurial ventures are those that are right in front of you. Earlier this year, Tommy Worcester (’17) and Tim Collis (’17), junior Finance majors and aspiring entrepreneurs, set out to develop an entrepreneurial idea that would get their feet wet. After… Read more »

What Would You Do with $5,000 to Change the World?

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship As part of Wake Forest’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, The Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship hosted the 2nd Annual Do Something Challenge, an event designed to allow young social entrepreneurs to pitch ideas for how they want to make a difference in… Read more »

Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford Shares Leadership Insight and Perspectives with the Wake Forest Community

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship On October 20, 2015, Habitat for Humanity CEO Jonathan Reckford visited Wake Forest as part of The Leadership Project. The Leadership Project is an initiative designed to celebrate the many ways leadership development is taught and inspired at Wake Forest and to engage members… Read more »

Millennials and the Culture of Entrepreneurship

On October 8, 2015, the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship and the BB&T Center for the Study of Capitalism co-sponsored a panel entitled “Millennials and the Culture of Entrepreneurship.” The panel was moderated by Wake Forest Economics Department Chair Dan Hammond. Panelists included: Saras Sarasvathy – Professor of Business Administration at the Darden School… Read more »

Where are They Now?

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship It all started with a class assignment, $40, and a great idea. During the fall of 2007, three Wake Forest sophomores co-founded Wake Wash, a laundry service developed by students, for students. Two of the Wake Wash founders (and ICE alums) stopped by during Homecoming… Read more »

The Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Welcomes Dan Cohen, Professor of Practice in Business and Entrepreneurship

Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship “Wake Forest has a tremendous amount of potential in entrepreneurship, and I’m looking forward to being a part of the team taking it to new heights.” Dan Cohen The Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship is delighted to welcome Dan Cohen, the newest member of… Read more »

App 101 – The Life Cycle of an Application

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship  Have you ever had a great idea for a new smart phone application – maybe even a future “Candy Crush” sensation – but didn’t know where to start? On Wednesday, October 21, Entrepreneur-in-Residence Greg Pool hosted App 101, a workshop for students interested in… Read more »

Student Leaders Contribute to the Entrepreneurial Culture at Wake Forest

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship The Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship provides many leadership opportunities for students who want to give back to the program and their community. Our student leaders are driven, passionate, and contribute to the entrepreneurial culture of Wake Forest. Read on to meet some… Read more »