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Did you miss our last day of make/SHIFT Virtual? The webinar topics included Maker Events and our Closing Webinar. Today's sessions were jam-packed...

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Did you miss day four of make/SHIFT Virtual? Today's webinar topic was Maker Curriculum and our speakers covered a wide variety of information...

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Day 3 of NACCE’s make/SHIFT virtual attendees witnessed how a variety of makerspace models can impact and support their communities, moving...

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Day 2 of NACCE’s make/SHIFT virtual explored the real power of a makerspace and entrepreneurial mindset. While applicable in different...

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Imagine your community college infusing the practice of making into the learning process. People of all ages and backgrounds could come together in...

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Everyone knows the proverbial phrase, when life gives you lemons, make lemonade. “Lemonade,” one the five principles of effectuation,...

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Rural communities in many states are finding that declining populations and lack of new jobs are turning investment away, which hurts those...

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As entrepreneurial educators and leaders we know that it is our responsibility to be useful to our fellow human beings. As such, we understand that...

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Entrepreneurs design in their sleep. They are bold, brave, and innovate amidst challenging environments and with pennies to spare. They drive hard...

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As a member benefit, NACCE hosts monthly free webinars for our network. Did you miss our April Member Webinar entitled "Best Practices for Teaching...

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It wasn’t long, back in March – after the COVID-19 situation became serious – that they started coming. Emails and tags in social...

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The COVID-19 crisis has sparked a lot of discussion about the importance of small businesses and entrepreneurship. The allocation of $350 billion by...

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Spirituality may be a dynamic source of inspiration for organizations seeking to lead during uncertain times. As we adapt to our “new...

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Super Early Bird Registration for Lighting Up Entrepreneurship in Music City: The NACCE 18th Annual Conference presented by the Verizon Innovative...

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The rapid onset of the COVID-19 virus catapulted the country into unprecedented action – and inaction, shutting down daily activities –...

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We are disappointed to announce that make/SHIFT 2.0, scheduled for June 3-5, 2020, in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has been postponed until May 6-8,...

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Virtual learning has quickly become a necessity in these trying times, and entrepreneurship education is no exception. Here are seven tips to help...

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We know that these are trying times for educators. NACCE strives to be a resource for you and we are here to help. With that being said, we have...

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I think we can all agree that the NACCE community is one of innovation, creativity, and drive. Ironically, we could argue that COVID-19 is all of...

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NACCE Brings Expanded Commitment to National Entrepreneurship Week 2020 with New Team, Expanded Vision, & New Vigor NACCE’s celebration...

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Reposting from www.waketech.edu RALEIGH, N.C. (February 20, 2020) – Wake Tech celebrated entrepreneurship this week with the official opening...

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The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE) will host a series of special events in observance of National...

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On February 2, I have the honor of being a keynote speaker at the 2020 Community College Futures Assembly, which sponsors the highly coveted...

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The call for presentations for NACCE 2020 closes February 28. Deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, February 28, 2020. SUBMIT NOW ...

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Thanks for joining the webinar today! VIEW SLIDES VIEW RECORDING

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Happy New Year, NACCE members & friends! We are currently looking for guest writers for our NACCE blog. In 2019, the following members served...

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The call for presentations for make/SHIFT 2.0 is now open! Deadline for submitting proposals is Friday, January 31, 2020. SUBMIT NOW NACCE...

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NACCE is fortunate to have Indiana University Center for International Business and Research (IU CIBER) as a supporter. We have partnered with them...

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During November 18-24, 170 countries and 10 million students will take part in 39,000 events, activities, and competitions in observance of Global...

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There are at least 300 baccalaureate-granting colleges in the United States that have an entrepreneurship major of some type. In the community...

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Most of what I know about being a successful entrepreneur, I learned from being an unsuccessful entrepreneur. If a “big, stupid mistake”...

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Businesses that are less than five years old create nearly all of the new net jobs in the American economy, even during periods of economic...

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Congrats to the followings teams and schools for winning funds from the 2019 Pitch for the Trades Competition sponsored by the Philip E. &...

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Congrats to the following teams and schools for placing 1st and 2nd in the Student Entrepreneurship Challenge sponsored by HP Foundation! 1st...

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Competition was fierce for a spot in the top-ten of the NACCE Pitch for the Trades competition, sponsored by the Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe...

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It’s critically important to prepare young adults so their mindsets embrace ambiguity – at least that’s the argument that NACCE...

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NACCE Announces Panel of Four Prestigious Judges for the First Philip E. & Carole R. Ratcliffe Skilled Trades Pitch Competition NACCE is...

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Congrats to the following teams and schools for making it to the next round for the Student Entrepreneurship Challenge sponsored by HP...

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Improving your ability to communicate about your on-campus entrepreneurship efforts is easier than you think and you can start right now. Many...

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Today was our second Online Pitch Competition for our Student Entrepreneurship Challenge! (See the first online pitch competition info here.) Each...

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Today was our first Online Pitch Competition-Round 1 for our Student Entrepreneurship Challenge! The students did a wonderful job pitching to a...

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NACCE is thrilled to announce that LivePlan – “The world’s leading business plan software, built for entrepreneurs like you”...

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Congrats to the following teams and schools for making it to the next round for the Student Entrepreneurship Challenge sponsored by HP...

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As NACCE continues to stoke growing interest among community colleges about the importance of entrepreneurship to their institutions and the...

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“Creating organizations that value a growth mindset can create contexts in which more people grow into the knowledgeable, visionary, and...

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There is an opportunity for colleges to reward entrepreneurial student activities, yet few schools, if any, are taking advantage of a means to award...

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Now that we’ve been talking about entrepreneurial mindset and behaviors for quite a while, it’s time to challenge ourselves to actually...

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“The best lessons are the ones bought and paid for,” my grandmother would often say. Some of the best lessons are quite simple, and...

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Over the past six years, NACCE has partnered with HP Foundation on HP LIFE to help community college students across the US learn core business and...

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If you are planning the upcoming pitch contest on your campus, it is likely you are a leader of innovation and entrepreneurship, with others looking...

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Is it the money or the motivation that drives entrepreneur success? It was Ayn Rand who said, “Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever...

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A few months ago we announced our 2019 PFEP College of Excellence Award Winners. Today we want to highlight our Step 5 Award Winner (Share stories...

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If community colleges continue to invest in entrepreneurship training and incubation, the surrounding communities should see an increase in...

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When you ask people what they think of when they hear the word “entrepreneur,” you’ll typically hear responses like “small...

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Recently we announced our 2019 PFEP College of Excellence Award Winners. Today we want to highlight our Step 4 Award Winner (Focus on Business &...

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Public opinion of the need for a college credential in the workforce tends to increase during economic downturns, only to decrease during times of...

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Recently we announced our 2019 PFEP College of Excellence Award Winners. Today we want to highlight our Step 3 Award Winner (Collaborate with...

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By Christopher Mullin, Ph.D., and Doan Winkel, Ph.D. (excerpted from NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation:...

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We are beyond excited that our annual conference, NACCE 2019 Entrepreneurship Explorations, is taking place in Newport Beach, CA this upcoming...

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NACCE has continually gathered best practices and models of entrepreneurial ecosystems inspired by entrepreneurship educators and thought leaders...

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Last month we announced our 2019 PFEP College of Excellence Award Winners. Today we want to highlight our Step 2 Award Winner (Connect with...

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As entrepreneurs, we can all benefit from the perfect pitch, the elevator kind that we can use when meeting someone new — someone who may turn...

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Last month we announced our 2019 PFEP College of Excellence Award Winners. Today we want to highlight our Step 1 Award Winner (Form teams to focus...

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The service area for Patrick Henry Community College (PHCC) in Martinsville, Virginia, represents the birthplace of many companies that are...

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The photo below is of the new Fab Lab at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas, and it’s an amazing place. I’m proud of...

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For the purposes of this article, we define a social intrapreneur as a person who thinks and behaves like an entrepreneur but rather than starting a...

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Entrepreneurs view their world through a positive lens, and they develop a persistent sense that one day they will achieve success. Interestingly,...

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This past weekend, Beth Kerly and Dr. Andy Gold, NACCE members from Hillsborough Community College in Florida, along with Dr. Rebecca Corbin,...

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Super early bird pricing is now available until April 30 for our annual conference, NACCE 2019 Entrepreneurship Explorations (October 13-16 in...

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This article appears in the latest edition of Community College Entrepreneurship. NACCE has begun a new collaboration with the Verizon Foundation...

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If you haven't noticed yet, NACCE has a new website! With this updated site, we have started a NACCE blog. We are currently looking for guest...

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BeChangeMaker 2019 has launched with a call for applications to take part in this year’s program. BeChangeMaker is an exciting, online social...

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NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation: Unleashing Entrepreneurial Opportunities for Communities and Students, was...

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By Charles “Chuck” Terrell, Ph.D., and Joe Kapp, MGA (excerpted from NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of...

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By Deborah D. Hoover, J.D. (excerpted from NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation: Unleashing Entrepreneurial...

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By Bree Langemo J.D. (excerpted from NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation: Unleashing Entrepreneurial...

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By Andy Gold, Ph.D. and Mary Beth Kerly, MBA (excerpted from NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation: Unleashing...

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By Eugene Giovannini, Ed.D. (excerpted from NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation: Unleashing Entrepreneurial...

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By Rebecca Corbin, Ed.D. & Ron Thomas, Ph.D. (excerpted from NACCE’s new book, Community Colleges as Incubators of Innovation:...

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Several years ago, NACCE implemented the President’s for Entrepreneurship Pledge (PFEP) as a way of igniting positive change across campus...

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NACCE joined the West Virginia Community and Technical College System and the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in observing Higher...

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NACCE is fortunate to have Indiana University Center for International Business and Research (IU CIBER) as a supporter. We have partnered with them...

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We hope that the start of your new semester is going smoothly. We encourage you to maximize your NACCE membership by participating in one of the...

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National Entrepreneurship Week - February 16-23, 2019 #NatlEshipWeek Are you participating in National Entrepreneurship Week (NEW)? Founded...

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Join us in Irvine, CA from April 24-26, 2019 for make/SHIFT, the Makerspace Ecosystem Summit! This event is hosted by California Community Colleges...

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Happy New Year, NACCE Members! We hope that your holidays were filled with lots of rest, relaxation and perhaps a bit of goal-setting for the New...

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"Educational and community challenges are becoming more complex. With these complexities, it's clear that no one organization can solve particular...

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Further 41% of small business owners consider themselves to be financially illiterate. Despite these challenges many still rely on outdated methods...

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In 2017, seven community colleges embarked upon an incredible journey. Their shared mission? Democratizing IP education. With leadership and...

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In an effort to better serve you, our valued members, we have given www.nacce.com an updated, fresh look! In order to get the most out of your...

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We hope you all had a wonderful Global Entrepreneurship Week and Women's Entrepreneurship Day, plus a relaxing Thanksgiving! Thank you to those who...

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Dear NACCE Members, We are delighted to announce that our Call for Presentations for NACCE 2019 Entrepreneurship Explorations is now open! We...

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