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Meet the winners of KLI ISA 2014!

The Kravis Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Innovative Startup Award! Commercial Track: Phoenix Award: $12, 500 The winner of this year’s commercial award, Phoenix is a team coming out of Harvey Mudd and Claremont McKenna that is bringing a unique product to the world of virtual reality. They aim […]

Posted April 17, 2014 in News

Coastal Playground Comes to CMC

Hilary Haskell CMC ’14 blogged about Coastal Playground‘s visit to CMC in an event sponsored by Claremont impACT. – “On March 28th, 2014, Andrew Sneddon of Coastal Playground came to Claremont McKenna to share his experience and insight regarding social entrepreneurship. His company, which prides itself on its “50/50” profit sharing business model, retains half […]

Posted April 3, 2014 in News

impACT Spring Break Trip Day 3

impACT Spring break trip day 3

A slightly belated post – Day 3 of Claremont impACT’s Spring Break trip to San Francisco! — “On the final day of our Bay Area adventures, we started off meeting with Trevor Fray of Net Impact- finally putting a face to the name! This meeting was less of a “meeting” and more of an exercise: […]

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Join the Microfinance Simulcast Class!

2014 Microfinance Simucast

  Are you interested in microfinance, impact investing, and gender issues? Join the Claremont In-Lend Fund on Thursdays from 4:30 – 6:00 pm in Kravis LC62 for a simulcast by Stanford University! This eight-week course runs from April 3rd – May 8th, 2014. Refreshments will be served. RSVP with Jessica Barreno (jbarreno16@cmc.edu). View the flyer here. Download […]

Posted March 31, 2014 in News

At Least Once: The Art of the Social Sector Internship

By Xiangyu Ma ’17 If you are the ambitious driven finance/consulting/accounting/government CMC-archetype, you probably already have this and the subsequent summers all planned out. An internship here, an internship there, all of which leads up eventually to that nice job you have always thought you have wanted since you were eighteen or so. But as […]

Posted March 21, 2014 in News

The Start of a Golden Season for CMS Athletics

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By Claudia Raigoza ’14 After being on campus last spring as the recipient of the 2013 Henry R. Kravis Prize in Leadership, Olympic Gold Medalist and Right to Play founder Johann Olav Koss returned to sunny Claremont by popular demand. Founded in 2000, Right to Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power […]

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impACT Spring Break Trip Day 2

Asante Africa Foundation Logo

  “Today was a really full and exciting day for the impACT team! After meeting with Asante Africa in the morning we had lunch with them, including a CMC alum from the class of ’91 who is currently working for the non profit organization. Asante Africa Foundation stressed the importance of grassroots relationships and made […]

Posted March 20, 2014 in News

impACT Spring Break Trip – Day 1

impACT Spring Break Day 1

Claremont impACT has published a blog post about their first day of Spring Break in San Francisco! “Yesterday, the impACT team had the privilege of meeting with two innovative firms.  In the morning, our team hustled and bustled with San Francisco’s commuting crowd on BART, the public transportation system, to 201 Mission Street in the […]

Posted March 19, 2014 in News

impACT’s visit to Clean Power Finance

impACT’s visit to Clean Power Finance

The first morning of impACT’s spring break trip began with a visit to Clean Power Finance, a company in the Financial District of San Francisco. Stay tuned to hear about their trip! See their post here.    

Posted March 18, 2014 in News