Newsletter Archive

We invite you to look through our newsletter archive, which includes previous editions of the Center for Social Impact’s monthly newsletter.



Summer 2017

  • New Video Focuses on CSI Course, Internship
  • Change Agents Orientation: Creating a Legacy of Impact
  • Three Teams Experience the Call of the Open Road
  • Board Fellowship Nonprofit Applications Due
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May 2017

  • Congrats to This Year’s Interns
  • Ross Open Road Kicks off
  • Alumni Spotlight: Praveen Loganathan
  • Info Sessions for Nonprofits
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April 2017

  • Year in Review
  • Deadline for Summer Fund Interns
  • Info Sessions for Nonprofits
  • Board Fellows Wrap-up
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March 2017

  • Social Impact Finals
  • Michigan Business Challenge Impact Track Finalists, Winner
  • Four Board Fellows Share their Experiences
  • Calling All Summer Fund Interns
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February 2017

  • Board Fellows Forum
  • Social Impact Challenge Update
  • Four MBC Impact Teams Move to the Finals
  • Social Impact Student Spotlight: Karen Yocky
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January 2017

  • Register for the U-M Social Impact Challenge
  • Action-Based Learning Course offering
  • Ten Impact Teams advance in Michigan Business Challenge
  • Ross Open Road Info Session
  • Impact Corps Summer Internships
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December 2016

  • Impact Corps Info Session
  • Impact Track – Michigan Business Challenge
  • Sneak Peak at the 2017 Social Impact Challenge
  • A Fond Farewell to Rishi Moudgil
  • MBA1 Scholarship Due Dec. 15
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November 2016

  • Social Impact Track – Michigan Business Challenge
  • Ecosystem Mapping Workshop
  • Board Fellowship Program Kicks off for 2016-17
  • Cart Gets a Boost from Multiple U-M Units
  • Impact Corps Info Session – Dec. 1
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October 2016

  • We Can’t Wait to See You!
  • Internship Snapshots
  • Impact Corps – Academic Year
  • Innovators Wanted in Flint, MI
  • Ecosystem Mapping Workshop
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September 2016

  • We Can’t Wait to See You!
  • Apply Today for Board Fellowship Program
  • How you can make a difference for a student entrepreneur!
  • A Self-Made Internship
  • Study Board Governance this Fall
  • We’ve Moved!
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June 2016

  • thoughtpieceB-impactThe Language of Social Impact
  • Work Continues after Social Impact Challenge
  • How you can make a difference for a student entrepreneur!
  • Alumni Spotlight: Kevin Shaw, MAEd ’11, MBA ’11
  • Tanya Upthegrove Graduates from Leadership Detroit Program
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May 2016

  • new-csi-videoimpactNew Video Highlights the Center’s Mission
  • Congratulations to This Year’s Summer Internship Recipients
  • Center Welcomes Marketing Manager
  • Ross Open Road Kicks off
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April 2016

  • Rishi_mic(impact)Note From Managing Director, Rishi Moudgil
  • Final Deadline to Apply for Internship Funding
  • Information Sessions for Nonprofit Organizations
  • Special Thanks To This Year’s Board Fellows And Nonprofit Partners
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March 2016

  • SIC FinalsRe-envisioning the old Tiger Stadium site
  • MBC Social Impact Track Awards $15K Top Prize
  • Apply Now For Summer Internship Funding
  • “An Inside Look At Foundations” Draws Students, Staff, & Community Members
  • Brandon Stanton, Humans of New York Creator to Speak at U-M
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February 2016

  • SIC Finals(iMpact)Finalist teams to present proposals for Detroit PAL’s Kids At The Corner Campaign on Feb. 9
  • An Inside Look At Foundations
  • Student Social Ventures Compete For $15K!
  • Receive Up To $2,000 in Internship Funding
  • Interview with Juan Pablo Garcia, MBA/MS ’17
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January 2016

  • SICCalling all U-M Students!
  • Social Impact Challenge Preview & Team Matching
  • Michigan Business Challenge – Social Impact Track: 2nd Round Teams Announced
  • Make an impact during your 2016 summer internship
  • Watch Social Venture Pitches at MBC Round 2
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December 2015

  • Impact Corps Info Session
  • Tomorrow is Giving Blueday!
  • 2016 Social Impact Challenge Preview & Team Matching
  • U-M Alumni Social Entrepreneurs: Delivering Impact Across the Country
  • Rishi Moudgil selected as 2015 American Express NGen Fellow
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November 2015

  • Social Impact Track – Michigan Business Challenge
  • U-M Alumni Social Entrepreneurs: Delivering Social Impact in Detroit
  • Board Fellowship Program Kicks Off for 2015-16
  • New Center for Social Impact Program Coordinator
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October 2015

  • Social Impact Internship Info Session
  • Design for Social Impact Workshop
  • Win Up to $50K to Launch a Social Enterprise
  • Impact Corps Academic Year Pilot Program: Application Deadline
  • Faculty Director Spotlight: Dr. Michael Gordon
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September 2015

  • A Warm Welcome
  • Student Kickoff and Happy Hour
  • Board Fellowship Deadline and Info Sessions
  • Serve on the Student Advisory Board
  • Key Dates and Deadlines
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June 2015

  • Community of Social Innovation Scholars Convenes at Ross
  • The Center is Hiring a Program Coordinator
  • Thank You to the 2014-15 Board Fellows and Partner Organizations
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May 2015

  • Launch Celebration Recap
  • Social Innovation Scholars Convene
  • Student Advisory Board Spotlight
  • Community of Social Innovation Scholars Workshop
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April 2015

  • Year in Review
  • Launch Year Celebration with David Egner
  • Apply Now for Social Impact Internship Funding
  • Board Fellowship Program Wraps up for 2014-15
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March 2015

  • MBC Social Impact Track Awards $15K Top Prize to Blueprints for Pangaea
  • Redevelopment of Fisher Body Plant 21
  • Apply Now for Social Impact Internship Funding
  • Save the Date: Center for Social Impact Launch Year Celebration
  • Make an Impact Through Leadership
  • Student Impact Spotlight: Neil Tambe, MBA ’15
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February 2015

  • 2015 SocialImpactChallengeFinals V.2-textandoverlayLearn About Innovative Strategies for Creative Redevelopment and Economic Growth in Detroit
  • MBAs offered up to $10K for Impact Investing
  • Social Entrepreneurial Teams Compete for $15K
  • Can You Be an Entrepreneur in Government?
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January 2015

  • Calling All Graduate Students for the 2015 Social Impact Challenge
  • Social Impact Challenge Preview and Team Matching
  • Learn about 2015 Self-Directed Internship Funding Opportunities
  • The Center is Hiring a Student Marketing Intern
  • Alumni Impact Spotlight: Matthew Nahan, MSW ’14
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December 2014

  • Board Fellowship Program Kicks off for 2014-15
  • Round 1 of the Michigan Business Challenge
  • Summer Internship Funding Update
  • Harvard Professor Will Speak About Performance Measurement in the Social Sector
  • Thank You and Best Wishes to Diane Griffith
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November 2014

  • Win $15K-$50K to Launch a Social Enterprise
  • Brainstorm Social Venture Ideas at the Michigan Business Challenge Info Session
  • 2014 U-M Social Innovation Summit Recap
  • Welcome Tanya Upthegrove, Student Program Director
  • 2014-15 Student Advisory Board Members
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October 2014

  • Register Now for Friday, Oct. 10 Social Innovation Summit 2014
  • Social Innovation & Entrepreneurship in Detroit
  • Personal Values for Social Innovation
  • Detroit as a Hub of the Purpose Economy
  • Special Session Added: MBA Careers in Social Impact
  • Networking Opportunities
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September 2014

  • Welcome from Rishi Moudgil, Managing Director
  • Student Kick-Off & Celebration
  • Board Fellowship Program Kick-Off
  • Serve on the Student Advisory Board
  • 2014 U-M Social Innovation Summit: Finding Purpose, Delivering Impact
  • Student Impact Stories: Financial Tools for the Education Sector
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