About Us

 

 

As part of a unique, experiential 16-credit immersive semester, students at the B•HIVE will collaborate with community leaders and interdisciplinary faculty to study and address a local social issue using design thinking methods.

 

Mission:

As a cohort of students with diverse minds and experiences, we seek to identify and target local challenges in Alamance County using human-centered techniques.

Vision:

To put processes in place to ensure a safer and healthier Alamance County.

 

Goals:

» Collaborate with interdisciplinary peers, faculty, and staff

» Become social changemakers

» Work with Alamance County Wellness Collaborative to identify and address complex local problems

» Spend the semester working in a start-up agency environment

» Learn about human-centered and empathetic design processes, and develop divergent and convergent critical thinking skills

» Employ rapid prototyping processes

» View failures as data, not mistakes