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We are recruiting for Spring 2015!

Why: Do you want to work on solutions to environmental problems? Are you interested in learning-by doing? Do you want to learn how social enterprises, in this case, environmental-not-for-profit-organizations, solve real-world problems? What: This Spring, the College’s Social Entrepreneurship Program is offering IDPT 205 Local Social Entrepreneurship Seminar. The problems-based experiential-learning seminar will meet Monday […]

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Local SE 2012

The Local SE Team from 2012 worked with three organizations this last fall: The Wilderness Center of Wilmot Ohio, Lifes Little Adventure Farm and Green Township Historical Society.  Each of these organizations presented a unique business challenge to the student teams. One of the challenges in our local community is diagnosing sensory disorder. Even more […]

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Local SE 2011 a success…a former SE client featured in the Washington Post

Although we have not posted much, we worked with two clients and started three ventures in 2011. The SE program has now worked with over 25 clients since 2006 when we officially launched. This years projects included repeat clients such as the Wilderness Center, and new clients like Wayne County Family and Children First Council. […]

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The award-winning program continues in India

The award winning program founded collaboratively by-and-for wooster students, faculty, staff and alums returns to India for the second year. Global Social Entrepreneurship (Global SE)  will return and work for EnAble India and Dream a Dream in Bangalore. Four students, Sarah Abboud (Communications), Kipaya Kapiga (International Relations and French), Sam Susanin (Economics) and Erika Takeo […]

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What is SE?

The program promotes social entrepreneurship and problem solving by connecting clients with real organizational problems and student teams to find meaningful solutions. SE is the process of creative thinking, innovation, risk-taking, and analysis that creates opportunities with sustainable social and economic value with sensitivity to unintended consequences.The program goals are simple: To expose students, faculty staff and client organizations to the process of social entrepreneurship through experiential learning, to encourage innovation and sustainability in the social sector and social enterprises.