Office of Student Life

KBK Buckeye Social Entrepreneurship Program

BSEP Events

The Keith B. Key Buckeye Social Entrepreneurship Program (BSEP) seeks to educate, equip and empower student social entrepreneurial leaders who will transform knowledge into action and create communities in which innovation, creativity, and cooperative partnerships abound.

Educational content will be provided both in workshops designed to create learning environments based on “real-world” experiences that students need to become social entrepreneurs as well as events that are promoting social entrepreneurship 

Past Events

Women's Night Market 

March 3, 2020 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Location: Ohio Union, Archie Griffin Ballroom 

The Student Life Multicultural Center and the Keith B. Key Buckeye Social Entrepreneurship Program will be celebrating Women’s History Month 2020 by hosting a Women’s Month Night Market at Ohio State University! From 7-9pm on Tuesday, March 3rd, dozens of women-owned and women-serving Columbus businesses, social enterprises, nonprofits, and student organizations will take over the Archie Griffin Ballroom at the Ohio Union to share their stories, introduce you to their passions, and sell their wares. A variety of Ohio State student artist groups will perform and women leaders will lead lightning talks and discussions throughout the evening.

Use the link below to RSVP for the event


Speaker Series Event: Hot Chicken Takeover

November 14, 2019  6 p.m - 8 p.m.

Location: Ohio Union, Senate Chamber Room

We're thrilled to invite you to listen and learn as we Hot Chicken Takeover invades campus. Brittney Price, who serves as Vice President - Human Resources at HCT will lead a discussion on the impact that they are having on the communities that they operate in. Hot Chicken Takeover is focused on the future and is dedicated to offering team members meaningful benefits, such as financial stability, personal growth, and professional development no matter the circumstances. 


Project Impact

September 30, 2019  7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Location: Ohio Union, US Bank Theater

We're thrilled to invite you to our first speaker series event of the school year, featuring alumni Simon Arias, State General Agent of Arias Agencies and Founder of Inspiring Minds Youngstown, along with Donnie Ray Evege, CEO of OH2O and Transformation Coach.