• Drs. Kevin Blair and Corey Bower present a $10,000 check to EntrepreNU2015 winners Maggie Hempel, Victoria Swider and Mackenzie Kutzuba.

    Drs. Kevin Blair and Corey Bower present a $10,000 check to EntrepreNU2015 winners Maggie Hempel, Victoria Swider and Mackenzie Kutzuba.

  • Congressman Brian Higgins watches as ConnectU's Robert De Jaray explains his team's proposal.

    Congressman Brian Higgins watches as ConnectU's Robert De Jaray explains his team's proposal.

  • Local businessman Craig Avery, center, poses a question from the panel that included Niagara Falls (USA) Mayor Paul Dyster, Sodexo general manager Deirdre Bartholomew, Field & Fork Network executive director Lisa Tucker, and Congressman Brian Higgins.

    Local businessman Craig Avery, center, poses a question from the panel that included Niagara Falls (USA) Mayor Paul Dyster, Sodexo general manager Deirdre Bartholomew, Field & Fork Network executive director Lisa Tucker, and Congressman Brian Higgins.

  • Maggie Hempel, left, responds to a panelist's question about the plan for The Community Kitchen. Also pictured are Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider.

    Maggie Hempel, left, responds to a panelist's question about the plan for The Community Kitchen. Also pictured are Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider.

  • Dr. Kevin Blair explains the premise behind the EntrepreNU competition while the judges deliberate on their decision.

    Dr. Kevin Blair explains the premise behind the EntrepreNU competition while the judges deliberate on their decision.

  • All of the EntrepreNU2015 finalists took the Leary Theatre stage to hear which team would receive the $10,000 award.

    All of the EntrepreNU2015 finalists take the Leary Theatre stage to hear which team would receive the $10,000 award.

The winner of Niagara University’s first-ever poverty-focused social entrepreneurship competition is The Community Kitchen. The student team of Maggie Hempel, Mackenzie Kutzuba and Victoria Swider were chosen by a panel of esteemed guest judges Monday afternoon to gain access to up to $10,000 in startup funds as part of EntrepreNU2015.... Read on →

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