Fish 2.0 participants
CIE Media Team
Chancellor Sartarelli talking at the CIE.
PlayerSpace receives the 2017 Coastal Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

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CIE News and Events

Eduardo Mora

American Red Lion Disaster Fund Collects Donations to Rescue Animals from Harvey and Irma

American Red Lion (a subsidiary of the CIE's own tenant, One Red Lion!) is a nonprofit formed specifically because people do not have a trustworthy place to send funds for animals when disasters strike.

"We continuously research organizations who work to rescue disaster-displaced animals. We have a network of animal organizations in addition to a list of 30,000 animal welfare nonprofits and their related information. We know who is effective and we work with these groups for as long as we can to help them."

Corey Chandler Productions

Friday Feature: Corey Chandler Productions Attends the Creative Startups Accelerator

Corey Chandler Productions is the second of two member startups that were chosen to compete in the Winston-Salem Creative Startups Accelerator (the first was Kidobit—see their feature below).

Corey Chandler Productions began with chemistry.

Cofounder and Executive Producer Meredith Jones explains that she originally hired Director/Editor Corey Chandler and Assistant Director/Creative Director Mary Margaret Folds for a music video she was producing.


Welcome Week is Coming

See our list of vendors and raffle prizes for our annual student-centered Welcome Week event! You could win anything from VIP Defy Gravity passes to a full hair & makeup photoshoot, plus you'll get free Islands tacos. 

9/20, 9/27

Google Analytics Certification Workshop for Business

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Led by instructor Marc Mereyde, a CIE tenant and owner of TiktoPlus. Sessions are aimed to prepare business owners for the Google Analytics certification exam. All material needed for the exam will be covered during the workshop. Please plan to attend all the listed evening sessions.

$20 for nonmembers, $10 for members. Register here.


Master the Art of Public Speaking

6:00 - 7:30 PM

Lenny Laskowski, international professional speaker, tackles speaking fears in this exciting program and help you become a more confident public speaker.

  • How to quickly gather information and organize your thoughts
  • Physical and mental techniques to crush speaking anxiety
  • How to expertly organize your presentation
  • How to develop a natural vocal style
  • How to make effective gestures
  • How to move with dynamic confidence
  • And much, much more

Free for members; $15 for nonmembers. Register here.