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The Audacity Factory, located on NC State’s Centennial Campus, is an incubator and mentor for many different social impact startups. Committed to providing solutions to domestic and social issues, they provide mentors and support for many groups dedicated to making the world a better place.
The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics, and Public Service (CSLEPS)
CSLEPS provides students with countless opportunities in both community and global services. CSLEPS is responsible for the Alternative Service Break program, which gives students the opportunity to travel to different countries help rebuild communities while learning about different cultures. They also offer leadership development workshops, service initiative, and opportunities to learn about both national and global social justice.
The Entrepreneurship Initiative
The EI aims to support students as they create their own innovative entrepreneurship endeavors. EI provides unique opportunities for students to learn the leadership skills necessary to succeed in a changing world. The Garage, located in Innovation Hall, is EI’s creative space where students can develop their ideas by prototyping new products or meet with like-minded individuals to brainstorm new products.
The Institute for Emerging Issues
IEI is a statewide organization that encourages citizens to take an active role in civic engagement. IEI aims to connect like-minded people who have an interest in changing policies and addressing problems in their communities. They provide resources and information to individuals who are committed to promoting positive change and work to promote the importance of community engagement and participation.
NC Center for Nonprofits
The NC Center for Nonprofits serves as an information center on effective practices in nonprofit organizations, a statewide network for nonprofit board and staff members, and an advocate for the nonprofit sector as a whole.
NC State’s Office of Sustainability
The centralized resource on campus where students and faculty can find information on the campus’ endeavors in sustainability, this office encourages research, experiential education, and community outreach to promote environmental stewardship and social equity. They are constantly working to improve sustainability efforts on campus by initiating programs that encourage eco-friendly and socially responsible practices on campus.
Poole College of Management Entrepreneurship Clinic
Located downtown in HQ Raleigh, the E-Clinic works to engage students in learning opportunities focused on entrepreneurship. They combine teaching and real world experience by creating an environment where students provide consulting services to area startups and contribute to research in the field of entrepreneurship and commercialization.
The Poole College of Management Sustainability Collaborative
The Poole College Sustainability Collaborative aims to connect students, faculty, and the local community to encourage positive, sustainable business results. They work to create leaders who will apply current research, technology, and critical thinking skills to their businesses and help promote responsible practices.
YNPN Triangle NC
YNPN Triangle NC represents nonprofit professionals in the North Carolina Triangle cities of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and Cary, and the smaller towns and rural communities within. An affiliate of YNPN National, YNPN Triangle NC cultivates and support young nonprofit professionals by fostering networking, skill-building, and resource-sharing.