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Behind the Scenes of Nice Idea | Susan Milender

Susan Milender is a 4-H and Youth Development Coordinator in Barnes County. We were lucky enough to sit down with her and ask how she has utilized Nice Idea to forward our shared values with her students, who are ages 13 to 15. She describes her role as one who works with youth to help them create positive actions for themselves, their families, and their communities.

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Behind the Scenes of Nice Idea | Mickenzie Watts

Mickenzie Watts, a technology and business teacher at Max Public School in McLean County, is introducing her students to entrepreneurial skillsets with our Nice Idea program. The Nice Center aims to give her and other educators resources and curriculum to inspire creativity, problem-solving, and collaboration, all in efforts to improve their communities.

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Zoom or Doom in the Age of CyberSovereignty & Digital Nationalism

Is the age of privacy coming to an end? Are the US and China heading towards a new type of cold war over data? Are big tech companies doing enough to ensure data protection and privacy? These were the guiding questions in a recent lecture held at Barry Hall, as the Challey Institute hosted Dr. Wenhong Chen as part of their IDEAS Research Workshop.

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NiceX: Equity – Diversity on NDSU’s Campus

NiceX: Equity facilitated a conversation between faculty from Bethune-Cookman University - a private, historically black university located in Florida - and members of the NDSU community. Participants voiced ideas for how we might increase equity and diversity, then The Nice Center encouraged them to pursue their ideas through the Innovation Challenge.

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NDSU Asks For Student Input On How Campus Can Be More Inclusive

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU’s The Nice Center and Office of Multicultural Programs hosts a workshop inviting students to create dialogue around diversity. The workshop, called NiceX, asks participants a series of questions, including how to...

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New Rural North Dakota Schools Join Nice Idea

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“Nice Idea is a free entrepreneurship program for North Dakota middle and high school students where they learn to be creative and entrepreneurial, connect with mentors and actual problems that need solving, and showcase their...

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Recap of 2020 Women’s Entrepreneurship Week

Women's Entrepreneurship Week showcased 30+ events, 60+ speakers, 10 organizations and 1,500 attendees to building a community that makes room for more. Learn our key takeaways from this big week.

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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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