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Monthly Archives: June 2019

Jun 06, 2019

Business Students Travel Abroad

By |2019-06-24T19:54:07-05:00June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Students in the Craig School of Business and Technology at Missouri Western State University traveled to both Australia and New Zealand over two weeks this summer as part of the Global Viewpoints course led by Drs. Phillip Frank and Erin McLaughlin. Business students attended networking events, meetings and presentations with various business leaders including Douglas [...]

Jun 06, 2019

Griffon Outreach Team visits St. Joseph Businesses

By |2019-08-12T17:02:02-05:00June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

In an effort to enhance Missouri Western's connection with businesses in downtown St. Joseph, several Missouri Western employees spent some time visiting the businesses last month. Miu Sutton, graduate assistant of the Center for Entrepreneurship, Claudia Baer, student employment coordinator for the Career Development Center; Aubry Carpenter, public relations and marketing assistant; and Savana Luft [...]

Jun 06, 2019

Business Opportunities: Buy, Sell and Succeed

By |2020-08-24T15:13:03-05:00June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Doug Snodderly’s family has owned and operated Century Supply for 42 years. While the business is solid, the family wanted to pass the business along to someone who could breathe new life into it. “We know there is opportunity to modernize our business model,” said Snodderly. “This business is ideal for someone who has been [...]

Jun 06, 2019

Back Surgery Leads to New Opportunity

By |2019-06-24T19:12:32-05:00June 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Ben Girard, owner and founder of Brightview Home Inspections, LLC, never dreamed of being an entrepreneur. After serving in the Navy, he relocated from Iowa to St. Joseph, working for Carpenter’s Local #110 for 14 years. A diagnosis of spinal stenosis, plus the physical demands of the job, took its toll on Girard, who underwent [...]

Jun 06, 2019

Entrepreneurship Week was a Success

By |2019-06-24T19:46:30-05:00June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

The Center for Entrepreneurship’s fourth annual Entrepreneurship Week was a huge success, attracting more than 1,000 participants over five days. This year’s event featured several educational workshops and seminars on a variety of topics, including how-to sessions on creating a business plan, marketing plan, social media tools, Adobe Photoshop and more. “As an accounting faculty [...]

Jun 06, 2019

Center for Franchise Development Announcement

By |2019-08-12T18:52:29-05:00June 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|

There was one winner but two new business owners in the latest competition by the Center for Franchise Development. Andrea Hall won the competition and was awarded an Auntie Anne’s pretzel franchise. In a first in the ten years of the competition, Steven L. Craig, creator of the franchise development program, announced that Hall had [...]

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