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Collegiate Association of Unreasonable Entrepreneurs (CAUSE)

Mission/Purpose of Organization:
CAUSE aims to provide every person with inspiration, the skills, the experiences, and the networks needed to make a social impact through innovation and entrepreneurial pursuits. The group provides opportunities to (1) raise awareness of social entrepreneurship and the integration of enterprising activities, promoting partnerships and joint-events with social enterprise organizations across the NIU campus and beyond, and facilitating networking opportunities with social entrepreneurs, (2) provide 'hands-on' skills to members by facilitating engagement and partnerships with social enterprise organizations, and (3) promote career skills and opportunities for NIU students in the social enterprise sector by facilitating relevant skills workshops and connecting students with recruitment contacts.

Criteria for Membership:
Open to all majors and all who want to be involved with making a positive difference in the world.

Advisors:
Christine Mooney (chmooney@niu.edu)
Dennis Barsema (dbarsema@niu.edu)

For more information visit their website: www.niucause.com/