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September 9th, 2011
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Cool People, Fellows Bios / Comments (7)

In the spirit of 10,000 Solutions, a new entrepreneurship initiative at ASU, Nikki & Alicia say their farewell as fellows via a video. To learn more about the 2011-2012 University Innovation Fellows Hayfa, Ed and Daniil, check out their bios.

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July 6th, 2011
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Opportunities / Comments (1)

The gestation period of an elephant. The term of service for a Representative in Congress. Time frame to complete an associates or masters degree. The time it takes to profoundly affect the lives of students in low-income, underperforming schools. In spite of studying Management, Political Science and Spanish as an undergraduate at ASU, I was […]

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June 28th, 2011
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Opportunities / Comments (1)

…sometimes you have to go out and find it! There are countless opportunities in the world of National Service. The issue is that many people are not aware of the many opportunities that are available for all majors. For instance, AmeriCorps just announced a new $216 million in grants that will place 50,000 corps members […]

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June 7th, 2011
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Opportunities / Comments (18)

Thinking about becoming an entrepreneur? Not sure where to start? Attend a webinar that will detail numerous opportunities at ASU to access while working on your start-up. Topics will include resources available to help support entrepreneurial ventures such as classes, mentoring programs and funding competitions. It will also highlight chances to learn about ASU students […]

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April 15th, 2011
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Fellows Bios, Opportunities / Comments (185)

With graduation right around the corner, excitement and anxiety are surely mounting. Especially for those of us who wait for the last minute to figure out what’s next. Fear not, there are still events where you can find opportunities for what’s next, particularly in National Service. No, National Service is not joining the military. National […]

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April 8th, 2011
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Fellows Bios, Opportunities / Comments (3)

During trying economic periods, it is important for students to be aware of alternative career options that are open to all majors. Two of these options are in areas of National Service and Entrepreneurship. In Career Services at ASU, a new initiative that has been implemented to help promote these opportunities called High Impact Careers. […]

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April 7th, 2011
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Fellows Bios, Opportunities / Comments (2)

When people talk about a civil rights movement, thoughts generally turn to the 1960’s and the fight to eliminate racial inequality. Many people believe that the civil rights movement of today is ending educational inequality. Waiting for Superman is a documentary that was released in Fall 2010 that explores the realities and causes of the […]

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September 29th, 2010
Posted by: alicia.fremling in Projects, Uncategorized / Comments (2)

The theme of this semester’s Entrepreneurship Networkshop was community and how our entrepreneurship community can become strong while reaching more of ASU’s communities. It took place Friday, September 17 with 35 entrepreneurship leaders from across ASU 18 units, programs, or departments in attendance. There were eight attendees that were brand new to the Networkshops that […]

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