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'Responsibility to impact the world': Incubator graduate aims to educate through video games

In 2020, Mr. Burry founded Stormy Shore Studios, a social enterprise that preserves culture and history through digital media.

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Launch forth

First companies graduate from Social Ventures Incubator

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'Vision and energy'

Head of Memorial’s Centre for Social Enterprise appointed

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'Educational beacon'

Alumni duo win $450,000 funding to develop forest school road map

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Honing skills: Work placements help PhD student gain diverse business, research capabilities

Part-time job opportunities can be a rewarding experience for students, one that opens many doors for opportunity and growth.

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Supporting seniors during the challenges of 2020

From “snowmageddon” to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and individuals had to face new challenges, especially seniors.

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'Natural partnership'

Business faculty joins global network focused on responsible research

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Platform to shine: students investigate the flooding crisis in Canada through Map the System

A catastrophic cyclone inspired two Memorial students to dig deeper into a climate issue that affects many countries around the world.

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A place for the outliers

Memorial launches N.L.'s first social enterprise incubator

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Preserving structures and memories in rural N.L. with student support

“How many communities can lay claim to having its own island — especially an island that has spawned stories of tragedy, love, disasters and mysteries?”

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Multi-disciplinary placements in action: Memorial students blend skillsets for SmartICE

Two Memorial students say the chance to work with someone from a different program has enhanced their experiences working for a social enterprise in Labrador.

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Opening doors to social enterprise: Memorial student discovers passion for social justice

A chance encounter during a part-time placement led MUN student Alyssa King from a Bachelor of Social work (BSW) to the new Masters of Business Administration in Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (MBA-SEE).

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Read our lips

Memorial alumna launches social enterprise to help hard of hearing

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Creating a connection to the present

Colin Corcoran is the founder of SMB Connect. The idea behind SMB Connect is to build infrastructure for connectivity in the St. Mary’s Bay area.

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From across the ocean to across the yard: Memorial Engineering student makes big change with small green houses

Greenspace Urban Farms aims to solve food insecurity in Newfoundland and Labrador by creating sustainable, custom, green houses.

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Enpak Adventure: Pursuing passions can lead to success

Megan is a social entrepreneur and founder of Enpak, a tourism company that creates valuable and purposeful work for at-risk youth.

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From fast fashion to sustainable consumption: MUN Business student Trevor Bessette starts circular economy venture

Fighting against plastic pollution and overconsumption: Seaside Apparel and Seaside Reclaimed.

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Stella's Circle Inclusion Choir

Three students from Memorial University participated in social enterprise work placements from the Centre for Social Enterprise.

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Learning about social enterprise: Experience with Choices for Youth

Killol Chokshi is an international graduate student from India who is currently working on his MSc in Pharmacy at Memorial University. Chokshi has worked with Choices for Youth through CSE's work placements. Read about his experience.

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Fishing for Success: Connecting young people to place and community

Fishing for Success is a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to living, sharing, and celebrating the traditional fishing knowledge and culture that sustained generations of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

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Student experience in social enterprise

Work-term student, Justin Lopinski, completed all three work placements with social enterprise-related organizations.

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Learning about social enterprise: Experience with the Mummers Festival

Kaitlyn Warren completed a part-time work placement with the Mummers Festival

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