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Friday, February 4th, 2022

Happy Friday, Huskies! This week, celebrate the start of Black History Month and gain some insight into what some of the Sherman Center co-ops are up to. 💭

All Inclusive Boston's Guide to Black Boston

Click on the image above to learn more about how to celebrate and support Black culture and entrepreneurs in Boston this and every other month!

Meet current Sherman Center co-ops and co-creators of SOAR, the first protein powder vending machine! 💪

Hanna Elzaridi Third-year Business major (Entrepreneurship, International Business, & Health Management), Nutrition minor

Chloe Welch Third-year Business & Economics major (Finance & Entrepreneurship)

"As freshman roommates, we were frustrated with the protein powder options available, considering we always had two giant tubs of protein powder which was costly, inconvenient for our tiny dorms, and left us feeling guilty about the plastic waste.

In 2021, we started brainstorming ways to improve the industry, and after hundreds of hours on Zoom, the concept of SOAR Vending was born.

This last semester we bought an old candy vending machine, which we are continuing to modify, with plans to launch our first machine in Marino Center very soon.

Our goal for this co-op is to have a fully functioning machine that the Northeastern community can benefit from and to begin collecting customer feedback and data to best determine our expansion plan."
- Hanna and Chloe

The Last Day to Apply to Sherman Center Co-ops is February 25th ‼️

The Application for the 2022 Women Who Empower Innovator Awards is Now Live! ✨

Click Here to Apply Now by Sunday, February 27th at 11:59 PM!

"What do we mean by inclusive entrepreneurship? Resourcefulness, curiosity, commitment to community. As a small business owner in an underserved community, you know what it takes to# buildbackbetter. Take the next step by applying to Northeastern University’s Inclusive Entrepreneur Fellowship Program. 

Fellows will participate in a 16-week educational and networking program from May to August 2022. The workshops on marketing, operations, and financial planning and mentoring sessions with industry experts are delivered virtually, fitting into your busy schedule. Full scholarships are provided!

- Professor of Business Strategy and Innovation, Francesa Grippa

Click Here to Learn More and Apply by Monday, February 28th, 2022

Stay tuned for a new season of the ShermCast with new hosts Alex Nikanov and Makayla Mutz! 📢

Bookmark and use our Sherman Events Calendar to stay updated on upcoming events (social and educational) to help you grow and connect with our community.
Current Events

Black History Month:
February 2022-
Black History Month is an annual observance that began as a way of remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora.

Rosa Parks Day:
Friday, February 4th-
Rosa Parks Day is an American holiday in honor of the civil rights leader Rosa Parks that is celebrated on her birthday, February 4th.

National Inventors' Day:
Friday, February 11th-
Every year on Thomas Alva Edison's birthday, the US celebrates National Inventors' Day to honor the contributions of inventors who have revolutionized innovation and growth in the US.
Upcoming Dates
National Engineers Week
February 20th to 26th

Summer Course Offerings Posted
Monday, February 7th

Summer Course Registration (Graduate)
Friday, February 25th

Summer Course Registration (Undergraduate)
Monday, February 28th
Stay tuned for more information on the four courses being offered by the Sherman Center this summer! 📢
Do you want to learn how to lead teams?

Join Sherman Center Director, Ted Johnson, for a simple, step-by-step template for effective team leadership every other Friday. Topics include defining your personal leadership, setting your vision & team structure, leadership soft skills, setting team expectations, team motivation, retention, and more!
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