Programs & Events

events at the nice center

We don’t talk about entrepreneurship. We do entrepreneurship.

Our programs and events give students, faculty, and community members the chance to take action on their ideas and meet fellow innovators to inspire their work. Everything is open to all.


Our Programs

 

  • Entrepreneurship Courses

    No matter what career you pursue, the lessons learned through entrepreneurship will increase your confidence and allow you to see possibilities where others only see problems. Check out courses and certifications offered at NDSU.

  • Nice Leap

    What if starting college wasn’t just a “next step” in your life, but a leap toward something great? Here at The Nice Center at NDSU, we believe it can be. Join our Nice Leap program and get introduced to a framework to help you “leap” toward something great.

  • She Starts Week

    We’re on a mission to make our region the best place for women to start companies. Join us for a community-sourced festival that connects and celebrates entrepreneurial women in our region.

  • Challey Workshops

    Challey’s workshop on Human Progress and Flourishing invites internationally-renowned scholars from universities across the country to present research and engage in discussion with the NDSU community.

  • NiceX

    NiceX partners with industry and community leaders to facilitate problem-solving challenges that connect students with the pressing issues facing our world. See what we’ve tackled so far.


Past Events

Check through our past events and resources to share with someone else or to experience for the first time yourself.

  • Webinar Series

    Every Tuesday in April, The Nice Center hosted a webinar to help inspire creativity during times of isolation. Watch all recorded webinars at the link below.

  • Challey IDEAS Workshop

    The IDEAS Research Workshop invited internationally-renowned scholars from universities across the country to present research and engage in discussion with the NDSU community. Seminars will focus on important issues related to institutions, trade, entrepreneurship and innovation.

  • Nice Starts

    In March of 2020, we hosted a four-part webinar series on crowdfunding led by crowdfunding guru Clay Hebert. This series led to seven entrepreneurs launching campaigns across North Dakota.

  • COVID Response

    Social distancing is the best way for us to fight the Coronavirus and get back to work as soon as possible. But, what if technology could help us better fight COVID-19?