Louisiana State University Expands Entrepreneurship Program

The Charles Koch Foundation announced a $5.6 million gift to Louisiana State University’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute (SEI), an interdisciplinary institute fostering entrepreneurship through educational initiatives, applied research and outreach.

Speaking about the gift and SEI, John Hardin, the Foundation’s director of university relations, said, “For decades, LSU has been a leader in providing students the knowledge and skills to approach the world as entrepreneurs. We are thankful for the opportunity to join the Stephensons in supporting LSU’s vision for expanding entrepreneurship education and research to benefit even more students and improve the lives of people in Louisiana and beyond.”

06-30-2020 01:56pm

Rivet School: Redesigning the college experience for working adults

In the face of COVID-19 — and with $100,000 in philanthropic support from the Charles Koch Foundation — Rivet announced Pay It Forward, a new program that allows students to enroll and pay no tuition during the course of their studies.

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06-29-2020 03:33pm

Cornell’s Yale-Loehr on Supreme Court’s DACA decision

Stephen Yale-Loehr, a law professor at Cornell and a Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) grantee, commented on the DACA decision in several news outlets, including on National Public Radio (NPR), and in The Associated Press, The New York Times and Chicago Tribune.

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College Pulse survey shows students believe online learning could be improved

The Charles Koch Foundation (CKF) and College Pulse have released the results of a new survey showing that while college students were somewhat underwhelmed with higher education’s rapid transition to online learning, they are optimistic that online learning will improve in the future.

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