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Food Entrepreneurship Showcase & Reception

Friday, May 16, 2014

Food Entrepreneurship Showcase & Reception Sunday, May 25, 4:30p - 5:30p in the Skybar, Kohl Building: All are welcome to join us in celebrating Foodie Oberlineurs featuring a variety of student, alumni, faculty, and local entrepreneurs. Come and enjoy samples from these Oberlin ventures.
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Kanengiser '14 and Emmons '14 Receive Final Fellowship Grant

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Gabriel Kanengiser '14 and Myles Emmons '14 have been awarded a $15,000 Creativity and Leadership Fellowship grant, which will be the last Fellowship grant. C&L will combine the Fellowship program with LaunchU to offer newly expanded funding for ventures of all types.
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Guest Lecture Friday, April 11 4:30p: OBERLINEURSHIP 2.0

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Guest Lecture Friday, April 11 4:30p: OBERLINEURSHIP 2.0 Join us Friday, April 11 at 4:30p for a discussion led by Jeff Hanson '80, President of Hanson Advisors Corp. and Author of Harvard Business Review Best Seller "Informal Networks: The Company Behind the Chart." "OBERLINEURSHIP 2.0: Learning and Labor in Action in the 21st Century" will be held in Bibbins 224.
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Oberlin Entrepreneur Emily Doubilet '06 Making Headlines and Primetime

Friday, March 28, 2014

Oberlin Entrepreneur Emily Doubilet '06 Making Headlines and Primetime Emily Doubilet '06, Co-Founder and CEO of Susty Party, was listed in the 2014 Forbes 30 under 30. Susty Party will also appear on ABC's Shark Tank on May 2.
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Deadline for the Spring Ignition Fund is April 21

Friday, March 28, 2014

Deadline for the Spring Ignition Fund is April 21 For those interested in applying for an Ignition Fund, applications are due in by April 21, 2014. Applications must be submitted through the Creativity and Leadership website. Award notification will be by May 9. Any questions can be directed to creativity@oberlin.edu.
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Creativity & Leadership at Oberlin Launches a Networking Community

Saturday, March 01, 2014

Creativity & Leadership at Oberlin Launches a Networking Community Join the new LaunchU Community - a network for creating opportunities and connecting Oberlin entrepreneurs. Everyone has a story to share... Build your profile on LaunchU.com and join a community of Obies connected to ask questions, solve problems, raise awareness, develop ventures, and more!
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LaunchU 2014 Winners Announced

Monday, February 03, 2014

LaunchU 2014 Winners Announced On February 1, 2014, Cole Hershkowitz '11 of Chai Energy received a $15,000 Venture-Development Award and Henry Harboe '15, Thomas Kreek '16, and Prakash Paudel '15 of LumenEd received a $1,500 Ignition Grant.
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Applications Now Open for LaunchU 2014

Tuesday, October 01, 2013

Applications Now Open for LaunchU 2014 Applications are now being accepted for Oberlin's LaunchU Program, taking place in January 2014. Applications are open to both current students and alumni. The deadline is November 18, 2013.
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Hilary Neff ’13 Wins Creativity & Leadership Fellowship to Expand School Garden

Friday, June 14, 2013

Hilary Neff ’13 Wins Creativity & Leadership Fellowship to Expand School Garden Hilary Neff, an environmental studies major who graduated in May, was awarded $15,000 from Oberlin's entrepreneurship fellowship program to sustain the Mountain Garden Initiative, a school garden she cofounded in the Appalachian region of Kentucky.
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NEWS ARCHIVE:

Kate Chase Announced as Acting Director
September, 2013

Putting Tracks to Wax
August 2, 2013

Entrepreneurship Fellowship Established
June 3, 2013

Students Launch New Line of ObieWear
May 22, 2013

Taking on Human Trafficking
April 24, 2013

Five Award Winners at LaunchU 2013
January 29, 2013

Oberlin Announces LaunchU, An Accelerator Program And Alumni Entrepreneurs
October 1, 2012

Two Science Majors from Two Different Worlds Bring Textbooks and Inspiration to Rural Kenya
August, 2012

Former C&L Fellows Launch New Mobile App For Chinese Language
July 3, 2012

Lauren Manning '12 Wins Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Arts Award
June 21, 2012

Two Seniors Win 2012 Creativity & Leadership Fellowships
May 25, 2012