enterprise major strengthened by key developments, new funding
another way to make a positive impact is now available to
new Kellogg School graduates courtesy of the Social
Enterprise at Kellogg (SEEK) major and a generous gift
from Mr. and Mrs. Alan Leventhal.
significant contribution from the Leventhals funds two initiatives
taking shape at Kellogg this year. The
Beacon Capital Partners Fellowship Program, named for
Mr. Leventhal's firm where he is chairman and CEO, will place
a Kellogg graduate with a nonprofit, public entity or nongovernmental
organization for a year-long fellowship that focuses on issues
critical to the organization and the greater community. A
Kellogg faculty member will advise the fellow and then facilitate
dissemination of the fellow's research, sharing these insights
with SEEK students.
used by a committee of faculty, administrators and students
to match fellows with an organization include an essay, relevant
academic and professional experience, and civic leadership.
wishing consideration must provide an application, job description
and profile of an executive mentor with whom the fellow will
work closely. The selected hiring organization will pay the
fellow's salary, expected to be a minimum of $40,000 plus
benefits, which the Kellogg School will also match, up to
another SEEK initiative, Kellogg will welcome its first Beacon
Capital Partners Civic Leader in Residence, Christopher
Crane, CEO of Opportunity International. During his multiday
visit in May, Crane will address corporate social responsibility.
is a wonderful choice to inaugurate this residency because
of his personal commitment to socially responsible global
leadership and the unique work Opportunity International does
throughout the world," said Liz
Howard, associate director of the SEEK program.