Ventures create positive social change through social entrepreneurship
Lillian Saul is an unexpected social entrepreneur. Her passion began in her work as a commercial fishing deckhand in Maine and Alaska, where she learned about contracting her own labour and being self-employed.
Memorial’s Centre for Social Enterprise (CSE) has received a national award for its efforts to bolster healthy communities through purchasing power.
Memorial forms social finance-focused coalition with community leaders
Five social entrepreneurs from the 2021-2022 cohort graduated on May 13. Six new social ventures were welcomed into the 2022-2023 cohort at the same event, which was held at The Fluvarium on May 13.
‘Creativity and beautiful thinking’ needed to better society, says incubator grad
In 2020, Mr. Burry founded Stormy Shore Studios, a social enterprise that preserves culture and history through digital media.
First companies graduate from Social Ventures Incubator
Head of Memorial’s Centre for Social Enterprise appointed
Alumni duo win $450,000 funding to develop forest school road map
Part-time job opportunities can be a rewarding experience for students, one that opens many doors for opportunity and growth.
Business faculty joins global network focused on responsible research
From “snowmageddon” to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses and individuals had to face new challenges, especially seniors.
A catastrophic cyclone inspired two Memorial students to dig deeper into a climate issue that affects many countries around the world.
Memorial launches N.L.'s first social enterprise incubator
“How many communities can lay claim to having its own island — especially an island that has spawned stories of tragedy, love, disasters and mysteries?”
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.
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).
Memorial alumna launches social enterprise to help hard of hearing
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.
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.
Megan is a social entrepreneur and founder of Enpak, a tourism company that creates valuable and purposeful work for at-risk youth.
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.
Bernadette Coady builds valuable connections with non-profit organizations in the province, as she steers MBO’s new social enterprise development program. This program provides opportunities for individuals interested in social entrepreneurship to start or grow their business.
Three students from Memorial University participated in social enterprise work placements from the Centre for Social Enterprise.
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.
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.
Work-term student, Justin Lopinski, completed all three work placements with social enterprise-related organizations.
Kaitlyn Warren completed a part-time work placement with the Mummers Festival
In May of 2017, Empower launched a new social enterprise called Take Two Gently-used Clothing and More.
An associate professor with the Faculty of Business Administration at Memorial University, Dr. Tom Cooper, has many ties to social enterprise.