Inspire Michigan!

Central Michigan University's Social Entreprenurship Competition

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*NEW* DEADLINE FOR ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: MIDNIGHT 3/19/2010 (Friday after Spring Break)

Competition is open to all & only Central Michigan University students.


No Powerpoint or other media can be used. No notes. Nothing. Just you and your body, that's it. Practice, Practice, Practice & Internalize.



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Magatte Wade, Social Entrepreneur & Founder of Adina for Life Beverages. Magatte will be visiting CMU from 3/22-3/25 and will be one of the judges of the Compettion.

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Now is the time to put YOUR idea into action. If not YOU, then who?


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Name: Nicholas Brousseau
Major:
English & Philosophy
Hometown:
Commerce
Value:
Autonomy
Project: To allow CMU juniors & seniors to work with high school students with the goal of helping both groups to find meaning & purpose in their lives
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Name: Siyu Chen
Major:
Finance
Hometown:
Fuzou City, China
Value:
Empathy
Project: To allow international students an opportunity to build friendships with Americans through group events such as an outing to Lake Michigan.
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Name:
Alia Brodie
Major:
Biochemistry
Hometown:
Monroe
Value:
Determination
Project: To create awareness about the effect of derogatory language on high school students. Specifically, I am focused on the word "retarded" believe that there should be a PR campaign that shows how this has a dehumanizing effect.
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Name: Morgan Glazier
Major:
Sociology
Hometown:
Alpena
Value:
Honesty
Project: To create a national, online literary journal dedicated to creative writing which captures and celebrates the experiences of Michigan Women.
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Name: Chris Lotz
Major:
Business
Hometown:
Pinckney
Value:
Empathy
Project: To create a program, housed in CMU's Ethics Center, to help overweight children eat right, stay fit and develop healthy habits that will stay with them throughout their lifetime.
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Name: Emily Hagen
Major:
Philosophy/Women's Studies
Hometown:
Rochester, MN
Value:
Self-Expression
Project: To help the girls at New Hope Girls Home in Mt. Pleasant to create a book of their endeavors in creativity activities such as poetry and photography.
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Name: Brian Kurian
Major:
Entrepreneurship
Hometown:
Sterling Heights
Value: Empowerment
Project: To open up a "business incubator" that helps give people advice to help them grow their ideas and actualize their potential for entrepreneurship.
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Name: Michael Reimann
Major:
Education
Hometown:
Rochester Hills
Value:
Empathy
Project: To create a series of fundraisers aimed at raising money to be used to create support services for children suffering from cancer and their families.
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Name: Benjamin Prentiss
Major:
Entrepreneurship
Hometown:
Edmond, OK
Value:
Growth
Project: To create a center/program which provides advice and support to social entrepreneurs to network and grow their dreams into realities.
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Name: Justin Rydzewski
Major:
Marketing
Hometown:
Commerce
Value:
Unity
Project: To continue building "Downtown for a Pint" which brings business to struggling downtown Mt. Pleasant & raises money for the Red Cross, and allows students to experience the pleasures of community and music.
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Name: Rachel Thomas
Major:
English/Spanish
Hometown:
Washington Twnshp
Value:
Compassion
Project: To create a documentary that humanizes poverty. I will work with families that receive help from the Goodrow Fund in Mt. Pleasant. The documentary can be played at fundraisers.
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Name: Chris Strobel
Major:
Finance & General Management
Hometown:
Wallace
Value:
Self-Awareness
Project: To create a progam within the CMU Equestrian Sport Club for complete newcomers to the horsemanship. Working with horses can provide transformational experiences and I want to help CMU students have such experiences.
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Name: Samantha Todd
Major:
Entrepreneurship
Hometown:
Detroit
Value:
Empowerment
Project:
To build my non-profit "Women of Standard" that is aimed at empowering battered women & girls by helping them to engage in creative self-expression through music, dance & drama
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Name: Allison White
Major:
Political Science
Hometown:
Ann Arbor
Value:
Civics

Project: To create awareness about the think tank Demos & to build upon their program "A Better Deal" which focuses on changing policy to secure a better economic future of the millenial generation.

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Name: Chris Venegas
Major:
Philosophy & Environmental Science
Hometown:
Manistee
Value:
Health
Project: To continue to build our already existing program "Campus Grow" which uses CMU land help people grow their own food and in so doing, provide education and healthy food alternatives to the CMU community.


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*NEW* DEADLINE FOR ONLINE SUBMISSIONS: MIDNIGHT 3/19/2010 (Friday after Spring Break)

Competition is open to all & only Central Michigan University students.


No Powerpoint or other media can be used. No notes. Nothing. Just you and your body, that's it. Practice, Practice, Practice & Internalize.



maggate

Magatte Wade, Social Entrepreneur & Founder of Adina for Life Beverages. Magatte will be visiting CMU from 3/22-3/25 and will be one of the judges of the Compettion.

_________________________

pointing-finger
Now is the time to put YOUR idea into action. If not YOU, then who?