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We are recruiting for Spring 2021!

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

 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 this is true for you, please read more and take action.images

What: This Spring, the College’s Social Entrepreneurship Program is offering IDPT 40507 Local Social Entrepreneurship Seminar. The problems-based experiential-learning seminar will meet one time a week for two hours. Students earn 0.5 academic credits.

How: Teams of three will be paired with a local nonprofit organization. You will work closely with the organizations all semester to help them solve a defined problem they are currently facing. Weekly seminar sessions will be led by Dr. Amyaz Moledina (Economics) and…. An expected outcome from the seminar is a business & marketing plan and a final presentation to the Board of the organization. No prior experience is necessary. We do require your enthusiasm, passion for the problem, and a strong work-ethic. Space in the seminar is limited. A short application is required. The deadline to submit your application is Tuesday November 17th at 11pm. The application requires you to write a cover letter, work on a resume, and an unofficial transcript.

More info: Come to our information session on Thursday November 12th at 11:15am. Registration is closed. Please contact Professor Moledina if you have questions about the next SE opportunity.

Global SE is Recruiting

Tuesday, October 15th, 2019

We are recruiting for the Award Winning Global Social Entrepreneurship experience for 2020.

Social change can wear Tartan. We work in solidarity and learn with recognized change agents on social problems like poverty, environmental degradation, minority access to education. To find out more come to the informational meeting in the Morgan Hall Entrepreneurship Collaboration Space, first floor on Friday October 18, at 4pm.

Social Entrepreneurship is the process of creative thinking, innovation, risk-taking, and analysis that creates opportunities with sustainable social and economic value. Our award winning program offers you the unique opportunity to learn about social entrepreneurship by doing. You will work and learn in intergenerational groups both in the US and in India.

What is Global SE, really? A transformative spring seminar and summer field experience, where you learn, explore and teach each other about the issue of poverty from a multidisciplinary perspective. But its so much more. Find out from alumni perspectives by coming to the information session. Deadline to apply is Monday October 28th, 2019. You must submit an online application here. Enter your College of Wooster username and password to do so.

Local SE group featured in local conservation land trust newsletter

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Students were featured in the Killbuck Watershed Land Trust Newsletter!

Local SE Final Presentations

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Have you ever been curious about Social Entrepreneurship(SE) at Wooster?  Have you ever wondered about what students do in SE?  Here is your opportunity to find out.  Our five Local SE teams will be presenting their plans for social change in our community on Monday, November 14 at 7 pm in Lean Lecture Hall.  Please join us.  (Snacks provided.)

BigBANG! Sparking Social Innovation

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Join us to learn and explore ways of solving large social issues with innovative solutions.  Hear Peter Senge, Senior Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management, Founder of Society for Organizational Learning and award-winning author of The Fifth Discipline and explore how you could grow as a leader in social innovation.  This is a unique LiveStream interactive program open to anyone who is interested.  Snacks will be provided!

When: Friday, October 28 from 2 – 5 pm

Where: Lean Lecture Hall