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CEO promotes sustainability

CEO promotes sustainability

April 24, 2013

  It was in the mid-60s and partly cloudy with a warm spring breeze—perfect weather for the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization to plant their first trees sponsored through its business, Treenewal. Treenewal allows for various students and student organizations to purchase trees to plant...

CEO gives inside look into franchising

CEO gives inside look into franchising

April 3, 2013

  Toppers Chief Executive Officer Scott Gittrich shares his experiences with student entrepreneurs about becoming and franchisor. Gittrich gave a presentation to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization on March 13 about how he established the Toppers franchise. Gittrich began his career ...

Student starts “Dream A Longboard”

March 21, 2012

As the weather gradually gets warmer, it’s hard not to notice the abundance of longboards around campus. “There are longboarders everywhere,” junior Brandon Van Asten said. “The amount of longboarders on campus over this last year has to have quadrupled. It’s amazing.” Van Asten noticed the popularity of longboards at UW-Whitewater and came up with h...

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