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NiceX: Sanford – Ideas to Improve Rural Healthcare

According to the CDC, people living in rural communities are more likely to die from the five leading causes of death than their urban counterparts. They are also at a higher risk for a host of mental illnesses. To address these disparities, The Nice Center hosted the NiceX: Sanford Health Idea Challenge.

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The Spectrum: Women Entrepreneurship Week empowers women to start their own businesses

Written By: Meghan Arbegast, September 25, 2020 A week full of events let women share their stories of success, inspiration and encouragement   This year marked the second year the Women Entrepreneurship Week has been...

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Innovation Challenge 2020 has been launched!

Earlier this week, we hosted the first meet-up of the Innovation Challenge series. Hear from our Entrepreneur-in-Residence and member of The Nice Center Leadership Council, Melissa Kjolsing, who inspired our participants by sharing the story of her entrepreneurial journey.

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NDSU News: Women’s Entrepreneurship Week set for next week

09/15/2020 Events College of Business NDSU’s Nice Center is a founding partner and lead organizer for the second annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, scheduled for Sept. 21-25. More than 30 events are planned across the community. Virtual and...

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NDSU News: Student’s company to be on display during Twin Cities Startup Week

enlight app

09/14/2020 Students College of Business An NDSU student’s start-up company is scheduled to be featured during Twin Cities Startup Week’s BETA Accelerator cohort. Dieumerci “Chris” Christel, a senior marketing major, is the founder and creator of Enlight, an app...

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InForum: Women’s Entrepreneurship Week returns Sept. 21

Written By: Ryan Stotts | Sep 17th, 2020 - 10 am The community-sourced festival that aims to connect and celebrate entrepreneurial women in the region will this year facilitate hour-long “ask-me-anything” sessions with various subject matter experts. Laura...

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Introducing the Nice-Challey Entrepreneur-In-Residence

Meet Melissa Kjolsing - founder, community builder and growth expert. Introducing the Entrepreneur-In-Residence Program The Nice Center and The Challey Institute are focused on increasing entrepreneurial knowledge and activity. One of the best ways to...

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How Might We Create an Anti-Racist Campus?

Over the past few months, long overdue conversations about inequality and racism have begun to take place across the globe. In our pursuit of entrepreneurship for all, which can only happen if there is first equitable treatment of all, The Nice Center is inviting dialogue and solution-seeking on the NDSU campus.

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Women’s Entrepreneurship Week is Back!

2020 has been full of changes, but one thing remains the same - our belief that our region can be the best place for anyone to start a company. Join us for our second annual Women’s Entrepreneurship Week, taking place September 21-25, from wherever you feel comfortable. We have a week packed with virtual and small in-person events to help you build your business, access to experts on issues facing all entrepreneurs and opportunities to connect with others committed to supporting founders.

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Reflecting on the 2020 Civic Innovation Force Fellowship

Civic Innovation Force Fellow Emily Hopfauf reflects on her experience as a fellow and the creation of a new community resource known as Fargo Walking Tours.

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