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Five College of Charleston student entrepreneurs put their business ideas to the test against undergraduate and graduate students from all over South Carolina in an event called Wild Pitch, part of DIG SOUTH 2014 – a Southeastern interactive festival. The students competed for an up-to $2,500 investment from Capital A Partners to be combined with other venture capital they’ve already successfully secured.

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Ready or Not: Two Students Take On Ghana

Posted on 10 April 2014 | 1:21 pm
In the weeks leading up to her semester abroad, College of Charleston senior business administration major and Honors College student Michelle Smith maintained daily runs to ready herself for intense physical labor. She dyed her blonde hair brown and bought a fake wedding band to prevent attracting too much attention overseas.

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Charleston, S.C. is exploding with entrepreneurial activity, and College of Charleston students are fueling the fire. Later this week, several students will pitch their business ideas in front of hundreds at Dig South, the Southeast’s interactive festival. They’re hoping to woo investors and win start-up cash.

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See more posts in the I Want Your Job series, which features Q&A sessions with recent College of Charleston graduates in exceptional positions all over the world.

Justin Foulk ’10 is making sure it is easy for you to find and buy products from Anthropologie. He’s the “data guy” for one of the nation’s most popular women’s clothing brands. With a background in finance (he was a business administration major at the College of Charleston), he uses numbers and data to improve the online user experience.

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As part of its ongoing Think Differently Forum, The College of Charleston School of Business will host Ellen Gustafson, co-founder of FEED Projects, LLC and its nonprofit partner, the FEED Foundation.

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Join the Alan T. Shao, dean of the College of Charleston School of Business, Jim Kindley, director of the One-Year Global Master of Business Administration (MBA) Program, and other members of the MBA faculty and staff for a noon information session April 2, 2014 in the Tate Center (5 Liberty St.) room 202.

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Joe Scarlett, former chairman and CEO of Tractor Supply Company, will speak at the College of Charleston School of Business on April 1, 2014 at 1:40 p.m. in the Beatty Center’s Wells Fargo Auditorium (5 Liberty St.). Scarlett’s presentation, “The Role of Leadership and Ethics in Business Practices,” is part of the Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process’ BB&T Free Market Process Speaker Series. The event is free and open to the public and a Q&A session will be included at the close of the presentation.

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Adam Smith Week at the College of Charleston is named for the “Father of Modern Economics” and creates awareness and discussion about important economic topics. The annual week takes place from March 17 through 21, 2014 and is hosted by the Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process (IPCMP) in the School of Business.

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A Year of Firsts: Freshmen Take Spring Break Abroad

Posted on 27 February 2014 | 1:50 pm

From March 1 – 9, 2014, 86 College of Charleston students will enjoy spring break on the banks of the Seine in Paris, the rolling hills of the English countryside, the coral reefs of Belize among other locations. Unlike many of their peers, these students will engage in coursework for academic credit.

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I Want Your Job No. 11: VP at Sports and Entertainment Agency

Posted on 26 February 2014 | 11:37 am

See more posts in the I Want Your Job series, which features Q&A sessions with recent College of Charleston graduates in exceptional positions all over the world.

Business trips to the Masters, the U.S. Open and the Super Bowl. Clients like Red Bull, Trip Advisor, Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) and Gillette. Meetings with the likes of Michael Phelps and Reggie Bush. Welcome to the world of Jerry Casselano ’08, Vice President of Corporate Hospitality at Alexandria, Va.-based company ProVentures.

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