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Triple Impact Challenge

Sponsored by the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership


Challenge where Elon student teams address social problems and develop entrepreneurial ventures

Culmination Event

Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013
4:00-5:00 p.m.
Ernest A. Koury, Sr. Business Center

Benefits of Student Participation

  • Engage in a challenge
  • Connect with professionals in the field the student is interested in pursuing
  • Develop problem-solving skills
  • Add value to the local community

Description & Culminating Event

Students from different disciplines will first learn the process of identifying problems. After teams identify a problem of interest, they will conduct field research to validate the problem. Teams will then work together to develop a solution. During the culminating event on Oct. 17, teams will showcase solutions during a 7 minute presentation with university leaders, alumni and students. Judges will measure potential impact and prizes will be announced.


Sept. 10, 11, 17: Information sessions
Sept. 17-Oct. 16: Teams conduct field research and work on solutions with help from the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (optional seminars)
Oct. 17: Teams present solutions


1st Place: Lunch with President Leo M. Lambert
2nd & 3rd Place: Gift certificates to Applebee's and Panera

Register now


Kevin O'Mara
Executive Director, Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership