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Eight high paying careers for business majors

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Rumasa Noor Getting a  desired job in this economy can be very difficult, even for business majors. Even when people do score a job; it’s not always up to their needs or expectations. With that said there are still some types of jobs that are very much guaranteed to provide...

GoStrive unites communities

Basu

December 4, 2013

Dec. 04, 2013 By Rumasa Noor Community engagement is a great way to connect with other people and have fun by participating in different activities, but it may not always be possible for people to know about all the events that are happening. GoStrive is a community engagement app that solves...

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

Satisfy your sweet tooth at the SweetSpot

May 1, 2013

  Most kids dream of becoming firefighters, ballerinas, policemen, teachers or doctors. They play pretend and envision what it would be like in the future. For most children, these dreams are slowly replaced with other aspirations as they grow older. Not for Lacey Reichwald. Reichwald has...

How to save money at local businesses

April 3, 2013

  Looking to save money?  Thanks to the Student Savers Club, students are able to save money at local, national and web-based businesses. The SSC was established through a contract signed by the Whitewater Student Government and the SSC. The contract will only last a year, and WSG can...

Investing in entrepreneurs

Investing in entrepreneurs

March 13, 2013

Student entrepreneurs could potentially receive mirco-loans through the UW-Whitewater Student Chamber of Commerce. Sophomore Dan Fink, the co-founder of the chamber,  said micro-loans are usually used for the initial costs associated with starting a business, such as inventory, supplies or machinery. ...

National organization to move headquarters to Hyland Hall

Clements

February 20, 2013

UW-Whitewater was recently chosen as the new location for the headquarters of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Assistant professor of the Management Department from the College of Business and Economics, Jeff Vanevenhoven said this move “changes the profile of the universit...

Budget 101

Morris

February 6, 2013

Sophomores Mary Morris and Brandon Child both keep track of their finances, but in different ways. “What I’m doing currently is tracking my expenses for every month, and from there, I form a budget,” Morris said.  “I collect my receipts and categorize them and write down how much I spent...

Students use strategy, creativity at business competition

Students use strategy, creativity at business competition

January 30, 2013

  Business graduate students competed in a competition provided by the Association for Corporate Growth on Jan. 24. Chair of the Department of Finance and Business Law Linda Yu said ACG is an international organization that promotes growing corporations via acquiring other firms. Accor...

New Chamber of Commerce targets student businesses

September 19, 2012

Whitewater Student Government has instated a Chamber of Commerce directed toward student business owners. The idea was first presented to former WSG President Patrick Johnson last school year by the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization. Johnson began to work with CEO on a Chamber of Commerce on...

In the know with CEO: Fink reflects on team building

September 12, 2012

President of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization, CEO, sophomore Dan Fink, has been a businessman for years. From a chain of lemonade stands in his youth to refurbishing MacBooks in high school with a partner at Mac Bros., Fink has seen his share of successes and failures. Regardless of the...

Chamber of Commerce may soon be established on campus

September 12, 2012

  Whitewater Student Government, which held its first meeting last Monday, will be voting whether or not to establish a Chamber of Commerce on campus at its next meeting. A local business owner addressed WSG last school year expressing the need for a Chamber of Commerce on campus to assist...

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