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Tag: Entrepreneurship

Katie Lawson

Dec 21, 2021

Meet Katie Lawson — an Entrepreneurship Ambassador, Scholar and Engineer

December 2021 graduate Katie Lawson’s time at NC State was marked by a wealth of extraordinary experiences: She was an Entrepreneurship Student Ambassador and Entrepreneurship Scholar, a resident at the Albright Entrepreneurs Village, a member of the Pack Motorsports Baja Racing Team and an undergraduate research assistant. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall

Nov 30, 2021

NC State Ranked No. 1 Entrepreneurship Program in the Southeast

NC State continues to earn national recognition as one of the nation’s best undergraduate and graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation by the Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine. Numerous scholarships, the Andrews Launch Accelerator and other donor-supported programs and funds are helping make the difference. 

Lindsey Rege

Nov 2, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Lindsay Wrege, CEO of 321 Coffee

The NC State Honors and Scholars Program recently caught up with alumna Lindsay Wrege, CEO of 321 Coffee, Park Scholars alumna and current Miller Fellow. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall as seen across Lake Raleigh

Oct 12, 2021

Wolfpack Investor Network Surpasses $15M in Capital Deployed

Demonstrating its crucial role as an economic engine in North Carolina, the Wolfpack Investor Network (WIN) recently announced that it has reached $15 million in investments since its inception in December 2016. WIN, part of the Triangle Venture Alliance, is an organization housed within NC State to connect NC State-tied early-stage, high-growth companies to a group of individual angel investors, most of whom have ties to the university. 

Jush Guter in his graduation gown in front of the belltower, which is lit red

Jul 5, 2021

Meet Josh Guter — Goodnight Scholar, Entrepreneurship Ambassador and Miller Fellow

While his college career was nothing less than spectacular, Josh Guter said the most valuable tool he received from NC State is the ability to challenge himself and learn how to succeed in a variety of different situations. Private support enabled Guter to do all of that and more while also preparing him for the next extraordinary phase of his life. 

Clockwise: Anna (Anya) Petrova, Lindsay Wrege, Billy Dickinson, Josh Guter, and Michael Evans

Jun 14, 2021

Entrepreneurship Selects Five New Alumni for the 2021 Miller Fellowship

The Dr. Thomas Kenan Miller II Fellows Program supports newly graduated entrepreneurs who wish to pursue their venture full-time after graduation with resources and a monthly stipend. The graduates selected for this year’s cohort represent five university colleges and four unique startups, and two are also Park Scholars. 

Michael Evans wearing his graduation cap in front of Lake Raleigh

Jun 7, 2021

Meet Michael Evans: Co-Founder and CFO, Park Scholar, 2x Statistics Graduate and Miller Fellow

Michael Evans joined the Wolfpack as an engineering major but soon realized big data and statistics were his calling. Shortly after switching majors, and thanks to the Park Scholarships Program, Evans made his way into the world of entrepreneurship by co-founding the nonprofit 321 Coffee. 

Tom Miller

Apr 19, 2021

Miller Steps Back From Delta and Mckimmon Roles to Focus on Entrepreneurship

Thomas “Tom” Kenan Miller III, senior vice provost for academic outreach and entrepreneurship, has led Distance Education and Learning Technology Applications (DELTA) since its inception in 2000. Miller was named the founding vice provost in January 2001 following a national search. This summer, he will step back from his leadership role there and his oversight of the McKimmon Center for Extension and Continuing Education to focus on his ongoing role leading NC State Entrepreneurship and working closely with the Wolfpack Investor Network in the next phase of his career. 

Sam Weaver and co-founder Meg Grant promoting Homework Homie at Talley Student Union

Mar 15, 2021

Announcing the First Recipient of the John and Linda Leazar Award in Entrepreneurship

Sam Weaver, a senior majoring in computer science and minoring in theatre, has been announced as the first recipient of the John and Linda Leazar Award in Entrepreneurship. With a passion for outside-the-box thinking that translates into solving society’s greatest problems, the Leazars are committed to supporting future generations of entrepreneurs and innovative leaders. 

Design building

Jan 25, 2021

New Scholarship Supports Diversity in Entrepreneurship

The Alagu Periyannan and Theivanai Palaniappan Entrepreneurship Scholarship will benefit students with outstanding achievements in or involvement with entrepreneurship activities.