Join students from 8 colleges in and around Pittsburgh in this Social Innovation Challenge presented by the Entrepreneurial Leadership Council!

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The Entrepreneurial Leadership Council, in partnership with the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, is hosting an intercollegiate social innovation challenge. Students will collaborate across disciplines with their peers from other institutions to find creative solutions to the mental health and wellness challenges facing today’s college students.

Each participating school will be permitted to bring 8 students, and students will be divided into intercollegiate teams (you’ll be teaming up with students from other schools).


February 25 – 10:30AM – 5 PM

February 26 – 12:30 PM – 4 PM


The Competition will be among students from:

  • Grove City College
  • The University of Pittsburgh
  • Robert Morris University
  • Westminster College
  • Point Park University
  • Washington and Jefferson College
  • Waynesburg University
  • West Liberty University

Judged by a panel comprised of fortune 400 professionals, higher education leaders, and mental health professionals


The event will be hosted at the Loft Conference Center, 1000 Noble Energy Dr Suite 100, Canonsburg, PA 15317


  • Find solutions to serious societal challenges
  • Meet, interact, and socialize with innovative peers from other schools
  • Hone your presentations skills in front of our professional panel
  • Receive guidance from industry professionals

Apply to attend the Social Innovation Challenge!

The application period has closed. Accepted students will be notified by February 17th.