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Earlham EPIC Grand Challenge — Our Social and Economic Impact Challenge
The Earlham EPIC Grand Challenge in partnership with Forward Wayne County is a new initiative with a focus on helping solve issues within Wayne County, Indiana. This year we challenge you to play an active role in strengthening our community here in Wayne County by utilizing the power of integrative collaboration to improve the quality of life for 25,000 citizens in Wayne County, Indiana by 2025. Learn More →
Hult Prize Competition 2020 - On-campus Competition Winners Announced!
The campus competition round have concluded for the Hult Prize 2020, the worlds largest student competition for social good! The challenge for each team involved is to "build bold businesses that (1) have a positive net impact on the environment with every sale completed, dollar earned, and decision made and (2) reach no fewer than a million consumers within a decade." Each team that competes has the chance of winning $1 million in start-up capital to launch their world-changing social venture.On Thursday, December 5th team Harvest (Justin DeGraff ’23, Ruslan Dominic ´23, Austin Burt ´22, and Charles Ces ´20) won the on-campus round and will go on to represent Earlham at the regional level of the Hult Prize 2020 competition. PowerPoint →
Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism — Winner Announced!
On Saturday, May 4th, 2019 Quralew Co-Op received 1st place in the Final Round to the Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism. Quralew Co-Op took home $20,000 to start their social entrepreneurship which works towards reducing pollution and providing sustainable employment through waste management to improve the overall quality of life within the Southern Nation of Ethiopia. The students who will be managing this business are Bineyam Tumbo (Global Management, EC '21), Irving Barrera-Lopez (Biochemistry, EC '20), Bibi Mohamed (Politics & Geology, EC '22), and Ian Shriner (Biology, EC '21). In the Earlham Prize for Creative Capitalism, teams of up to five students hone their business skills from their business ideas and elevator pitches to develop business plans to launch their social entrepreneurship endeavors. Read More →
Final Placements (2019)
- 1st Place: Quralew Co-Op
- 2nd Place: CooKool
- 3rd Place: EcoVibe