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Another successful year conducting research for community impact!

The Social Entrepreneurship (SE) program at The College of Wooster once again designed community-based projects that connected talented students seeking experiential learning opportunities with community leaders with real business needs. For more than 15 years, the program has paired mentored student teams with community organizations to work on social change projects. The 2022 participants served […]

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We are recruiting for Spring 2022!

 Do you want a transformative learning experience like Samantha and Usman? Why: You want a change from the traditional classroom. You are interested in social justice and want to address social challenges in our local community. You want to learn how social enterprises solve real-world problems and learn collaboratively with change makers. If any of […]

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Catalyzing Food Entrepreneurship

Despite the pandemic, the SE program continued its commitment to working with social change organizations. Three students, Claira Schiffrik, Eraj Sikandar, and Keegan King advised by Professor Moledina worked with FoodSphere: the Entrepreneurial Center at Local Roots for the 2021 local SE seminar. FoodSphere is a new start-up organization. FoodSphere aims to cultivate economic growth and […]

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Global SE pivots to Online

The award-winning program, founded by students, alumni, faculty, and staff had great plans for 2020. However, with the reality of the COVID pandemic, we had to pivot. As we planned for 2020 with our alums and partners, we came to a consensus that we wanted to celebrate ten years of our relationships with change agents […]

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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.