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 »

Fall 2015 New Venture Seed Grant Winners Announced!

All individuals were required to go through an application process, as well as present their plans and proposals to a grant committee of faculty and administrators.  The committee selected seven proposals to receive funding to assist in marketing, and/or product development.  Congratulations to these seed grant recipients! CRUX Mike Thomas ’16 (Business Enterprise Management) CRUX… Read more »

Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Program Celebrates WFU Homecoming

By Allison Pennington, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship The Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship was proud to welcome home ESE alumni and friends during Wake Forest’s Homecoming on September 23-25. On Friday, September 23, the Center kicked off Homecoming Weekend with a “Spin the Wheel” activity in Reynolda Hall. Wake Forest alumni and… Read more »

Wake Forest Senior Uses Artistic Talent to Support Children’s Home in Kenya

By Allison Pennington, Communications Intern, Center for Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Katita Miller (’16), a Studio Art and Spanish double major from Fort Worth, Texas, traveled to Amazing Grace Children’s Home in Awasi, Kenya in 2013 while on a mission with her church, All Saints’ Episcopal Church of Fort Worth. After visiting the Children’s Home, Miller… Read more »