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Monthly Archives: July 2022

Jul 07, 2022

Community to Classroom

By |2022-07-15T14:51:42-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

As the state-designated applied learning university, Missouri Western is focused on providing hands-on business experience for our students. In this role, the Center for Entrepreneurship connects Griffons with community businesses and organizations to work collaboratively on real-world projects. Within the class curriculum, students engage with business owners on semester-long projects to help them solve a [...]

Jul 07, 2022

New Business Facilitators Join Regional Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

By |2022-07-15T15:55:26-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Jackie Spainhower Adam Summers Please join us in welcoming two new business facilitators to the north and east of St. Joseph. Adam Summers is the new facilitator for Northwest Missouri Enterprise Facilitation, and Jackie Spainhower is now leading North Central Missouri Business Facilitation.  Annette Weeks, Executive Director for the Center for [...]

Jul 07, 2022

Three Brothers as Business Partners

By |2022-07-15T16:05:56-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Photo (left to right): Mitchell Sanders, Jack Sanders, Tommy Sanders   Most people might say becoming business partners with your brother is not the greatest idea,  but that’s not the case for the Sanders brothers. Jack, Tommy and Mitchel Sanders had always envisioned themselves working together in a business. Recently, the three brothers [...]

Jul 07, 2022

Discover Southside

By |2022-07-18T09:28:19-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Southside St. Joseph is often described as a community within the community. This close-knit area is home to a lot of hidden gems. From historic landmarks, locally owned businesses, beautiful architecture, and more, there’s always something new to discover. Read about two new businesses committed to Southside and follow the Discover Southside page to learn [...]

Jul 07, 2022

New Business Fosters Creativity and Art

By |2022-07-15T14:14:59-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Annie Corrington, the owner and artist behind one of downtown St. Joe’s newest businesses, started Art Attack Studio because she wanted to help others get in touch with their creative side. A former art teacher, Annie has 16 years of experience in visual art education. “The whole goal of creating Art Attack was to have [...]

Jul 07, 2022

Fall Professional Sales Certificate Program

By |2022-07-15T15:17:38-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

If you or your employees need to enhance their sales skills, the Professional Sales Certificate program at Missouri Western has a few openings remaining for the Fall semester. The program is designed to help participants identify and maximize their sales styles and increase their knowledge of the sales process and effective sales techniques. Sales professionals [...]

Jul 07, 2022

Franchise Winner Announced

By |2022-07-15T13:55:04-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

Josh Hegeman, a 2022 graduate of the Craig School of Business, was awarded an Auntie Anne’s pretzel franchise in this year’s franchise competition. A management major from Cosby, Missouri, Josh was one of 13 students competing in the senior-level Applied Business Ownership class this spring. Students prepared and presented business plans to a panel of [...]

Jul 07, 2022

Downtown Empty Building Tour

By |2022-07-15T13:49:17-05:00July 15th, 2022|Uncategorized|

The Center for Entrepreneurship, in collaboration with the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce and the Downtown Association, recently hosted the Downtown Empty Building Tour. The goal of the event was to make the entrepreneurial community aware of potential locations for future businesses in the growing downtown St. Joseph community.  Annette Weeks, Executive Director of the [...]

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