UA S.I.F.E. Students Offer Business Boot Camp for Entrepreneurial Women
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Students In Free Enterprise (S.I.F.E.) in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas will sponsor Business Boot Camp, a day-long, entrepreneurial education program for women from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., June 25.
The program, held in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development, will be facilitated by local entrepreneurs and business professionals.
Business Boot Camp is designed to teach women the essentials of entrepreneurship, including developing a business plan, accounting concepts, and the use of the Internet in promoting a start-up business. The program, which includes daycare and lunch, is free and is open to all women in the Northwest Arkansas community. Registration will take place at the door. Free parking is available in the resident reserve parking area behind Yocum Residence Hall.
The participating entrepreneurs include:
. Jami Hobbie, former buyer, Wal-Mart Stores Inc., and president, Northwest Arkansas Vendors
. Robert Woods, credit analyst, Arvest Bank, Bentonville
. Gail Stoops, local artist, Fayetteville, and host of TV show Make Your Mark: Painting with Gail Stoops, on Jones Television.
. Jeremy Webb, co-Founder of IFWORLD, which was named Northwest Arkansas Business of the Year in 2002 (Webb was also named the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 1999.)
. Andrea Fournet, owner and instructor, Arkansas Yoga Center
. Kevin Rose, training coordinator, University of Arkansas Small Business Center
Participants may register at the door. For more information and to register in advance, contact Jannae Rieske, SIFE Business Boot Camp Project Leader, Sam M. Walton College of Business, (501) 519-4665, email@example.com .
Founded in 1975 and active on more that 1,800 college and university campuses in 40 countries, S.I.F.E. is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with business and higher education to provide students the opportunity to make a difference and to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, practicing and teaching the principles of free enterprise. For more information, visit http://sife.uark.edu on the web.
RSVP to join an info session at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 1, via Zoom to learn more about Clinton Global Initiative University and your ability to make social change.
Research will provide a scientific basis for improving battery materials and electrocatalysts for polymer recycling and water treatment.
The interim Student Success Center, in collaboration with offices across campus, has planned a weeklong slate of events the week of Nov. 30 to help students prepare for final exams.
Terry Siebenmorgen, known around the globe for his work in rice processing, but also treasured by co-workers and friends alike for his optimism, unflinching support and kindness, died Sunday. He was 63.
RefleXions Music Series Hosts First 'Social Impact Through the Arts Conversation Series' Event Dec. 3
RefleXions Music Series will host its first "Social Impact Through the Arts Conversation Series" event from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, via Zoom.