recognizes the Levy Institute as an outstanding academic partner
Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship has bestowed its
2005 Enterprising Educator Award on the Kellogg School's Larry
and Carol Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice.
will be presented at NFTE's Annual Gala Dinner on April 26.
NFTE honors an outstanding academic partner in the field of
entrepreneurship education. This year the distinction goes
to the Levy Institute for its efforts to help launch NFTE's
Chicago program office.
and the Levy Institute piloted a program where Kellogg students
visit NFTE classrooms each week to mentor students on business
plans. Initial feedback from all involved has been very positive
and many of the Kellogg students have decided to continue
mentoring students through this spring.
to the mentoring program, NFTE Chicago is working with Kellogg
to identify a faculty member to join the NFTE Chicago Advisory
Board and become certified in the NFTE curriculum. Kellogg
has generously provided the organization with facility space
1987, NFTE's mission has been to help young people from low-income
communities build skills and unlock their entrepreneurial
creativity. The organization, which has seven main offices
in the United States, has worked with some 100,000 students
over its history.