Expanded Student Teams Achieving Results (STAR)

Organization:
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Amount:
$144,253.05
Program Area:
UNC-CH Initiative
County of Applicant:
Orange
Description:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to expand the Student Teams Achieving Results (STAR) program at UNC-Chapel Hill. Funds will be used to support combined MBA and corporate management teams, guided by faculty and industry advisors, as they work with company representatives to build strategies designed to improve and expand business activity in rural communities. The expansion of the program will broaden the parameters of fielded projects, engage undergraduate students as well as graduate students from other universities and disciplines, and extend the timing of the assistance to provide year-round as well as ongoing engagement for STAR clients. The grant will support 20 STAR projects and 3 summer intern teams.

Contact:
Dr. Barbara Entwisle Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) 104 Airport Drive, Suite 2200, CB #1350 Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-1350 919-966-3411
Areas Served:
Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Harnett, Johnston, Lee, Moore, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake, Warren

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