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April, 2 2021 • Centre News

With help of CentreWorks, pair of students make KY Pitch finals

Adonis Logan ’22 and Phoenix Staten ’23 had a startup business idea. CentreWorks helped make it a reality. ReBegin was an idea born during the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic in May 2020. Adonis and Phoenix were inspired by the positive environmental changes around the world…
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February, 23 2021 • Centre News

CentreWorks LIFTOFF program scheduled to start March 4

Now is the perfect time to sign up for the next LIFTOFF program at CentreWorks.

Designed and led by CentreWorks co-directors Anthony and Andrea Margida, LIFTOFF is for regional community members interested in entrepreneurship or those simply curious about what it takes to create a startup business.

CentreWorks has customized the LIFTOFF program specifically for the Danville/Boyle County and seven-county region to assist individuals in the process of developing a viable startup concept. LIFTOFF participants go through the program as a community, building strong connections and a support system along the way.
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February, 22 2021 • The Advocate-Messenger

CentreWorks hosting second session on entrepreneurship

CentreWorks is launching its second LIFTOFF series, which is for people wanting to learn more about entrepreneurship and what it entails, on March 4.
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February, 16 2021 • The Advocate-Messenger

Anthony and Andrea Margida bring ‘human-centered approach’ to CentreWorks

Anthony and Andrea Margida are lifelong entrepreneurs. The couple has started ventures together and separately, from charitable non-profits for chronically ill children to company formation at NASA. They have spent the last year custom-designing, implementing and directing programs at CentreWorks.
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January 21, 2021 • The Advocate-Messenger

CentreWorks features project, hotline focused on fresh food accessibility

Over the next two weeks, CentreWorks’ FUSION Community Collaboration Group: “Access to Fresh Food in Danville” team of Centre College students will be taking calls over a hotline for members of the community to share their experiences with accessibility to fresh foods, including fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and other unprocessed goods. more…

September 19, 2020 • The Advocate-Messenger

LiftOff Program Will Guide New Entrepreneurs

Anyone who has ever considered starting their own business or who’s interested in learning what it takes to be a good entrepreneur before leaping into a new venture can take part in CentreWorks’ inaugural LiftOff program. CentreWorks is an initiative of and fully funded by Centre College to work in partnership with Danville, Boyle County, and seven surrounding communities to help facilitate economic growth. more…

September 7, 2020 • Centre News

CentreWorks Holds First Virtual Resilience Bootcamp

As part of Centre College’s new CentreWorks program, 23 students recently participated in the Resilience Boot Camp, a fast-paced, immersive experience where incoming first-years come together to address complex challenges. CentreWorks Executive Directors, Andrea and Anthony Margida, designed the program around the “entrepreneurial mindset,” which aligns with the liberal arts philosophy and is at the core of CentreWorks. Andrew Patrick, assistant professor of history and associate director assisted in conducting the Bootcamp. more…

August 10, 2020 • Centre News

CentreWorks kicks-off Resilience Bootcamp

Over the summer, CentreWorks announced the launch of a virtual Resilience Boot Camp that was meant to “prepare incoming first-year students to imagine resilient communities in a post-pandemic world by fostering an entrepreneurial mindset that recognizes the opportunities inherent in the complex challenges that the world faces,” said Patrick. At the same time, they were providing the added benefit of allowing these students to establish connections within the Danville and Centre communities early in their college career. more…

May 22, 2020 • Centre News

CentreWorks Offers Summer “Resilience” Entrepreneurial Bootcamp

How do we reimagine resilient communities in a post-pandemic world? This question will be the focus of a summer bootcamp offered at Centre College to incoming first-year students interested in developing what program co-directors Andrea and Anthony Margida call an “entrepreneurial mindset.” The Margidas helped launch CentreWorks at Centre College in April, a new space for innovation and collaboration focused on business, entrepreneurism and community development. more…

April 10, 2020 • Centre News

New CentreWorks Program at Centre College to Provide Unique Business and Entrepreneurial Opportunities

Beginning this fall, Centre College students will have unprecedented opportunities to learn about business, entrepreneurism and community development in a hands-on, practical manner thanks to the creation of CentreWorks, a new space for innovation and collaboration. Located in downtown Danville, CentreWorks will allow members of Centre’s campus community and the broader Danville and Boyle County region to collaborate, combining their creativity, expertise and experience to study and resolve complex problems, start new businesses, make connections, practice skills, develop knowledge and hone leadership. more…