ENTREPRENEURSHIP

PROGRAMS

SOCIAL INNOVATION FELLOWS

This mission-based scholarship program is dedicated to creating social innovators and entrepreneurs who are inspired by Ignatian values – rigor, generosity, gratitude, inclusivity, solidarity, and a desire for the greater good. We challenge students to grow their entrepreneurial mindset, curiosity, and desire to experiment while they actively engage with the community to understand problems citizens face and build sustainable solutions. Students become catalysts for social innovation and entrepreneurship across the JCU campus and around the world.

JCU NEIGHBORHOOD PROJECT

What if each JCU freshman class adopted a Cleveland neighborhood that was struggling to thrive, where the students served and worked for 4 years? John Carroll University students strive to be men and women for and with others through experiential learning opportunities. Many Cleveland neighborhoods face a myriad of problems created by a history of poverty. The JCU Neighborhood Project is an opportunity to focus the time and talents of JCU students, faculty, and staff to address those problems preventing Cleveland residents and business owners from thriving.

MAGIS LEADER DINNER SERIES

Celebrating John Carroll University students who are passionate, innovative, bold, curious, and inspired leaders by creating intimate mentoring dinners with entrepreneurial leaders in the Cleveland area.

Female entrepreneurship education immersion programs
DARE TO . . . RETREATS

A series of one-day events, weekend retreats, and workshops that encourage high school students to live a big life and to dream even bigger by developing confidence, being vulnerable, and setting and pursuing powerful goals.

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FOOD BUGGY SOCIAL VENTURE

A student-run social venture that delivers food to the Cleveland business community during the day, and feeds the hungry and homeless at night while offering them dignity and connection.