The Space to: IMPACT

Five of the ten Impact & Launch Competition finalists participate in Impact, Wofford's unique four-year scholarship program in which students develop projects that impact the world around them. Impact students learn project management, design thinking and the consultative approach to problem solving - key skills for the workplace and for life. They'll use these skills to develop a new project each year, or to grow and refine complex projects over the course of several years. 

All of these projects will be demonstrated in The Galleria throughout the competition. 

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Impact Participants
AshleyO'CainSmall

Ashley
O'Cain

Global Glucose

Providing glucose monitors for Type 1 Diabetics in areas with limited medical access.

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EmilyBacherSmall

Emily
Bacher

Best Buddies Wofford

Helping people with intellectual/developmental disorders build friendships and improve social skills.

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EmilyGroceSmall

Emily
Groce

Fairforest Elementary Boosterathon

A 9-day experience with a pep rally, character building, and a run on the speedway

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GetMovingSmall

Lawrence, Mangan &
Johnson

Get Moving Campaign

Encouraging elementary schoolchildren to lead a healthy lifestyle

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HelenBirdsongSmall

Helen
Birdsong

Let's Band Together

Wofford students providing private music lessons to beginning middle school students with financial difficulties.

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Jessi
Fuller

French at Wofford

I will be marketing French @ Wofford, a.k.a. the French Program, to prospective students

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Katherine Buchanan

Katherine
Buchanan

Purple Scarf Society

A Professional Development Organization for Wofford Women

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Kulsoom Haq

Kulsoom
Haq

Fantasyland

Fantasyland is a non-profit project aimed at providing the magic of Disney to underprivileged children

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Hall, Keaveny &
Green

Let's Read

A weekly after school program for Hispanic kindergarten children and their parents.

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Lykes
Claytor

Wofford Apps

Teaching students to create their own mobile apps

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MariannaConradSmall

Marianna
Conrad

Love Where You Live blog

Combining my love of writing and my hometown

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ZachBarnesSmall

Zach
Barnes

Informed Voter Initiative

To properly use the right to vote, one must be informed of the issues and candidates pertinent to the election.

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ZackMorrowSmall

Zack
Morrow

Breaking Bread

Selling loaves of bread as well as cinnamon rolls to students on campus

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Ariane De Lucy &
Molly Leonard

The Glass Slipper Project

Our mission is to help middle school girls develop the confidence they need to thrive and survive

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VictoriaBiggersSmall

Victoria
Biggers

Wee Celebrations

Party Planning service for children's parties (ages 4-14)

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WilliamArmstrongSmall

William
Armstrong

Wofford on Campus Food Delivery

Creating a student run, on campus, food delivery system

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SarahBaldwinSmall

Sarah
Baldwin

Wofford Artisan Market

A blog featuring my artwork and the artwork of others

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ColeMcCartySmall

Cole
McCarty

Wofford University Innovation Fellows

Student engagement with entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity, design thinking and venture creation

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AlexArsiSmall

Alex
Arsi

Focused In: Alex Arsi Phototgraphy

Offering free photo sessions to expecting mothers of the Spartanburg community

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AlexVarySmall

Alex
Vary

North Side Alliance

An exciting effort to increase the presence of Wofford's student body in community development efforts on Spartanburg's Northside

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AlexandraSmall

Alexandra
Christopoulos

Project Bean Sprout

Providing assistance for babies suffering from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) and working toward the prevention of NAS

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AnnaKatherineSmall

Anna Katherine
Wilson

Stop Time Designs

Clever designs from the past, re-imagined for the modern home

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BillyMoodySmall

Billy
Moody

Moody's Wofford Wash

A variety of laundry services to simplify the lives of Wofford students.

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CharlesJohnsonSmall

Charles
Johnson

Daedalus Creations

Doing ordinary things in extraordinary ways

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GeorgiaCampbellSmall

Georgia
Campbell

Peach Wood

Products made from old cut down trees and barn wood are sold to benefit the Campaign for Cange

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GuthrieMcQueenSmall

Guthrie
McQueen

M.A.C. Services

M.A.C. Services is an apartment cleaning service for the Village Apartments at Wofford College.

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HunterLifchezSmall

Hunter
Lifchez

Healthy Al-turn-atives

Healthy Al-turn-atives is a food vending service catering to the snack lover and the health conscious.

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JacobStrehlSmall

Jacob
Strehl

Compost Matters

Compost Matters is a residential compost collection company built around the mission to reduce landfill disposal.

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JordanBeaverSmall

Jordan
Beaver

Bossfit

BossFit is a Health and Fitness Program based out of Wofford College

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LauraRoddySmall

Laura
Roddey

Sea Island Seasonings

Sea Island Seasonings is perfect to sprinkle on meats, seafood and vegetables before or after cooking.

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LoganDickeySmall

Logan
Dickey

Nooly Found

A search engine to discover new sites across the web

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MadisonJonesSmall

Madison
Jones

The Harvest

At TheHarvest, we know the importance of wildlife conservation and enjoyment

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MasonCanteySmall

Mason
Cantey

M. H. Cantey Furnishing

We don't believe in the phrase "out with old, in with new." In our shop it's "In with old, then out with the new."

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Mason
Huss

12 Sauce

12 Sauce is a delicious sauce that goes well on any American-fare food.

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Mitchell Saum

Mitchell
Saum

Swell Shades

Swell Shades are made of 100% all-natural bamboo, making them lightweight, floatable, and affordable.

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NancyFordSmall

Nancy
Ford

Set in Motion

Providing spiritual and physical hope and renewal through a Bible and a bike

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OwenHughesSmall

Owen
Hughes

Ortho Bling

Custom crutches design which provides a colorful and unique way to bling out your crutches

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PaigeJohnsonSmall

Paige
Johnson

Buddy's Books

Publishing my own children's books about my pet hamster, Buddy

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ParksSmall

Parks
Thompson

Brand Hype

An online marketing platform where startups can connect with highly influential content publishers

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PhillipHabibSmall

Phillip
Habib

Hard Hats for Hope

Helping individuals who are, or have been, in difficult situations earn a degree

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AlexandraSmall

Richard Harrison &
Adrian Thompson

Plate.O

A universal phone case that is stylish to all demographics but still prevents screen cracking from accidental drops

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Prima Sisinni &
Skylar Sorrow

S.N.A.P.

S.N.A.P. aims to provide an array of extra curricular activities for children with special needs in the Spartanburg area

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TaylorLeaphartSmall

Taylor
Leaphart

Bridge Books

Bridging the gap to connect the world

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FarahSmall

Farahnaz
A.

Farah's Kindergarten

Helping children to start learning from an early age and to think about going to school and getting an education.

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The Space to: LAUNCH

Five of the ten Impact and Launch Competition finalists participate in Launch, Wofford's student entrepreneurship program. Working with The Space team, students in every major learn the fundamentals of starting a business (non-profit or for-profit) get help refining or marketing a business that they've already begun. Launch students are supported every step of the way, with training, access to mentors, information and critiques. In 2013, 22 businesses were launched or in the incubation process at Wofford.

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Launch Participants
AlexVarySmall

Alex
Vary

North Side Alliance

An exciting effort to increase the presence of Wofford's student body in community development efforts on Spartanburg's Northside

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BillyMoodySmall

Billy
Moody

Moody's Wofford Wash

A variety of laundry services to simplify the lives of Wofford students.

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GuthrieMcQueenSmall

Guthrie
McQueen

M.A.C. Services

M.A.C. Services is an apartment cleaning service for the Village Apartments at Wofford College.

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HunterLifchezSmall

Hunter
Lifchez

Healthy Al-turn-atives

Healthy Al-turn-atives is a food vending service catering to the snack lover and the health conscious.

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JacobStrehlSmall

Jacob
Strehl

Compost Matters

Compost Matters is a residential compost collection company built around the mission to reduce landfill disposal.

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LauraRoddySmall

Laura
Roddey

Sea Island Seasonings

Sea Island Seasonings is perfect to sprinkle on meats, seafood and vegetables before or after cooking.

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MasonHussSmall

Mason
Huss

12 Sauce

12 Sauce is a delicious sauce that goes well on any American-fare food.

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Mitchell Saum

Mitchell
Saum

Swell Shades

Swell Shades are made of 100% all-natural bamboo, making them lightweight, floatable, and affordable.

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NancyFordSmall

Nancy
Ford

Set in Motion

Providing spiritual and physical hope and renewal through a Bible and a bike

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VictoriaBiggersSmall

Victoria
Biggers

Wee Celebrations

Party Planning service for children's parties (ages 4-14)

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GeorgiaCampbellSmall

Georgia
Campbell

Peach Wood

Products made from old cut down trees and barn wood are sold to benefit the Campaign for Cange

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MadisonJonesSmall

Madison
Jones

The Harvest

At TheHarvest, we know the importance of wildlife conservation and enjoyment

Learn more about this project
MasonCanteySmall

Mason
Cantey

M. H. Cantey Furnishing

We don't believe in the phrase "out with old, in with new." In our shop it's "In with old, then out with the new."

Learn more about this project
AnnaKatherineSmall

Anna Katherine
Wilson

Stop Time Designs

Clever designs from the past, re-imagined for the modern home

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CharlesJohnsonSmall

Charles
Johnson

Daedalus Creations

Doing ordinary things in extraordinary ways

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LoganDickeySmall

Logan
Dickey

Nooly Found

A search engine to discover new sites across the web

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OwenHughesSmall

Owen
Hughes

Ortho Bling

Custom crutches design which provides a colorful and unique way to bling out your crutches

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PaigeJohnsonSmall

Paige
Johnson

Buddy's Books

Publishing my own children's books about my pet hamster, Buddy

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ParksSmall

Parks
Thompson

Brand Hype

An online marketing platform where startups can connect with highly influential content publishers

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AlexandraSmall

Richard Harrison &
Adrian Thompson

Plate.O

A universal phone case that is stylish to all demographics but still prevents screen cracking from accidental drops

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TaylorLeaphartSmall

Taylor
Leaphart

Bridge Books

Bridging the gap to connect the world

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WilliamArmstrongSmall

William
Armstrong

Wofford on Campus Food Delivery

Creating a student run, on campus, food delivery system

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ZackMorrowSmall

Zack
Morrow

Breaking Bread

Selling loaves of bread as well as cinnamon rolls to students on campus

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