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Nominate an Entrepreneur

Do you know of an amazing business owner who is doing great things? These individuals are the backbone of our region.  They are the job creators, as well as drivers of innovation to our economy. We want to recognize these outstanding achievers.  Do you have a favorite business you patronize, a client, or a friend [...]

By |2019-02-28T15:29:35+00:00February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nominate an Entrepreneur

Mo-Kan Celebrated Half-Century

Mo-Kan Regional Council (Mo-Kan) celebrated 50 years of service on December 5, 2018, with a ribbon cutting, followed by an open house. Mo-Kan is a designated regional planning commission and economic development district, recognized by the states of Kansas and Missouri and the federal government. Mo-Kan also provides community and economic development services to municipalities [...]

By |2019-02-28T18:34:00+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mo-Kan Celebrated Half-Century

Craig School of Business Center for Franchise Development

The “Franchise Program” was recently renamed and launched as the Center for Franchise Development at a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration with the Chamber.  Representatives from Auntie Anne’s pretzels franchise came to campus for the event including president, Heather Neary.  This change aligns well with our goals of building relationships with additional franchisers and [...]

By |2019-02-28T18:22:14+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Craig School of Business Center for Franchise Development

Merle Norman New Owner

A familiar face in the business community has joined the entrepreneurial ranks. Jennifer Hall Milbourne purchased Merle Norman Cosmetics earlier this year the long-time owner decided to retire. Jennifer found out about the business through the Center for Entrepreneurship website. She was a business reporter with the St. Joseph News-Press for 15 years and is [...]

By |2019-02-28T18:18:10+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Merle Norman New Owner

Entrepreneurship Week March 25-29

Entrepreneurship Week, a series of workshops and events, will be held March 25-29, 2019 at Missouri Western State University. Sponsored by the Craig School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship, Don Tolly American Family Insurance Agency and Sumner, Carter, Hardy & Schwichtenberg, PC, the weeklong program is targeted toward local business professionals, aspiring entrepreneurs, college students, [...]

By |2019-02-28T18:12:14+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Entrepreneurship Week March 25-29

Peter V. Ueberroth Headlines Entrepreneurship Week Luncheon

Peter V. Ueberroth will be the keynote speaker at Entrepreneurship Week Capstone Luncheon at noon on Friday, March 29 in the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State University. “Peter Ueberroth exemplifies the spirit that we hope to encourage through Entrepreneurship Week, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to have him speak at our luncheon,” said [...]

By |2019-02-27T23:09:04+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Peter V. Ueberroth Headlines Entrepreneurship Week Luncheon

Applied Strategic Management

During the fall semester, the Steven L. Craig School of Business had nine students enrolled in Applied Strategic Management, the final capstone experience course for our MBA program.  These students represented the first graduating cohort of the Masters of Business Administration program.  The Graduate students were tasked with developing business plans for Downtown St. Joseph, [...]

By |2019-02-28T18:20:02+00:00February 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Applied Strategic Management

ENTREPRENEURS WELCOME AT SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT

(St. Joseph, MO) -- Small business owners and employees are all invited to the St. Joseph Chamber of Commerce Small Business Summit. The event will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at the Fulkerson Center at Missouri Western State University, 4525 Downs Drive. The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. [...]

By |2018-10-24T15:37:22+00:00October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on ENTREPRENEURS WELCOME AT SMALL BUSINESS SUMMIT

CoJoe Coworking Promotion

CoJoe is excited to invite you to use our space for a ONE TIME membership fee of $10. For this price, from now until the end of 2018, you can use the innovative workspace for work, study, growth and collaboration. If you are interested in this promotion email cojoe@saintjoseph.com. Come enjoy the comfortable vibes and distraction-free [...]

By |2018-10-01T20:31:14+00:00October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on CoJoe Coworking Promotion

TWO NEW ST. JOSEPH COMPANIES TAPPED FOR STARTUP FUNDING

Two new companies in St. Joseph, Missouri, received project funding thanks to the recent partnership between Innovation Stockyard and Digital Sandbox KC. “Our partnership with Digital Sandbox KC has given us an opportunity to capture the full range of innovative concepts being developed in the St. Joseph area,” said Ronan Molloy, president of Innovation Stockyard. The Sandbox partnered [...]

By |2018-10-02T14:56:44+00:00October 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on TWO NEW ST. JOSEPH COMPANIES TAPPED FOR STARTUP FUNDING