ICE Program Enables Student to Realize the Possibilities

Gavin Smith’s experience with the Wake Forest ICE Program exposed him to many ideas and projects and he began to feel that with the right mindset, tools, and exposure to the right people, anything is possible. "Entrepreneurship gives you the opportunity to write your own script. When you start to figure out what tools and resources are out there, and just try…and if you fail, it’s just another way to move on to the next success.” – Gavin Smith, ‘10

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Celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week - Be Inspired!

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), November 17 - 23, 2014, is a global initiative that was launched in 2008 by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation to inspire young people to embrace innovation, imagination, and creativity in becoming the next generation of entrepreneurs. We are bringing awareness to the GEW initiative by highlighting some of the cool stuff happening on our campus by sharing stories everyday this week about our innovative, creative and entrepreneurial students and faculty. We hope these stories will inspire you!

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Why Entrepreneurship is Vital to Our Economic Stability

Ground breaking entrepreneur and founder of Ciright Digital Media, Joe Callahan, spoke on October 23 to an audience aspiring entrepreneurs. Callahan emphasized the need for business awareness, the importance of using your time efficiently, the business ecosystem, the human element of a startup and the technology roadmap. “Being an entrepreneur is all about managing your ecosystem,” advised Callahan, a Philadelphia native who received a dual B.S. in engineering and information systems technology from Drexel University.

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Be Inspired... to Solve Societal Problems

Wake Forest law student Lhens Vilson is dedicated to increasing the quality of living in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Read more about his venture here!

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Be Inspired...to Make a Difference

Brittani Chavious, MDiv '15, created a venture that changes the way young girls see themselves. HerSpace, Inc. provides programming that builds self-esteem, self-awareness and leadership skills.

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Be Inspired... Cool Stuff

What happens when a biology professor and a computer science professor link up? What happens when nature inspires innovation? What happens when a team of people think creatively about how to solve a problem? COOL STUFF.

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Be Inspired...Think outside the box!

If you could change one thing on this campus what would it be? Do you hate standing in line at the Gym? Sophomore Tommy Vater identified a pain point on the Wake Forest campus and is working on an app to fix it!

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TEDx WakeForestU - February 21, 2015

SAVE THE DATE!

The students are busy planning the next TEDx event that will happen on Saturday, February 21, 2015. They have some exciting speakers on the roster. Mark your calendar and plan to attend.

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ICE Program Offers Practical Resources and Support

“Entrepreneurship at Wake Forest was basically living and walking the path of Pro Humanitate with practical feet . . . That’s what Wake Forest offers through the ICE program, the practical resources and also the emotional support and encouragement that allows students to connect their passion, skills and a vision to something that can support and elevate the communities they are a part of.” -- Rosita Najmi, ‘04

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Follow CICE on Instagram!

CICE is now on Instagram! Follow for exciting events and opportunities! Username: cice_wfu.

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Celebrating 10 Years of Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship

This is a year of celebration as it marks the 10th year of Wake Forest University’s commitment to education and opportunities in innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship to all students. This 10-year milestone provides the occasion to highlight the achievements of the past and to envision the potential of the future. Throughout the year we will be hosting events that shine a light on our accomplished students and faculty. Homecoming provided the first opportunity to celebrate!

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Be Inspired...to Improve People's Lives

Junior Jake Teitelbaum's venture delivers local, quality food to customers' doorsteps. Read more about Teitelbaum's mission to make the local food movement more accessible.

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Students Put Pro Humanitate into Practice

Computer Science students develop a device that allows a physically challenged man to live his dream.

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ICE News  

Healthy, Local and Organic Food at Your Doorstep

What’s your passion? Why not use it to add value to people’s lives? Jake Teitelbaum, ’14, encourages you to act on your passion and find the simplest and most cost effective way to test your idea! Jake Teitelbaum, ’14, is committed to make buying high quality local and organic foods more convenient for YOU. Teitelbaum partnered up with a Wake Forest alum, Isaac Oliver of Harmony Ridge Farms,
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Transforming Lives Through HerSpace, Inc.

Brittani Chavious, a third-year Divinity School student and social entrepreneur, came to Wake Forest with a non-profit she founded back home in Cincinnati, Ohio. While at Wake, she’s worked with the ICE program to expand HerSpace, Inc., an organization devoted to inspiring confidence and purpose in teen girls. Through the ICE program Chavious has been able to run a seven-day overnight camp for two summers in a
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Project Haiti Tackles Trash Contamination

What if you created a venture that could solve a national problem? Wake Forest law student Lhens Vilson’s venture is dedicated to increasing the quality of living for an entire country! Check out his project here:  As a Haitian native, Vilson has always had the desire to see the country prosper. After the devastating 2010 earthquake, he grew increasingly motivated to help out the struggling nation in any w
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Student Creates Virtual Collaboration Space and Market for Artists

If you could start your very own business, what would it be? Senior Bella Belanich proves that a single idea can evolve into a venture. See how selling her service and targeting the right audience helped her chase her dream! Belanich ,’14, is the co-founder and CEO of CinemaRama, an online collaborative environment that allows artists to communicate with each other and even license another artist’s work f
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Upcoming Events

Feb 21st 12:00 am -

TEDxWakeForestU

Admission:Free to students and faculty

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