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The Center for Entrepreneurship hosted their annual Allsup Summer Academy, where high-school students from across the US got a chance to learn about starting their own businesses and products, and learn from actual business owners and investors.
Cook School graduate business alumni, current students and friends of the program gathered for a Summer Social happy hour in support of charity partner World Pediatric Project. The event was an opportunity for classmates and friends to gather and network while enjoying a special happy hour hosted by Vito’s Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante.
Marketing student Megan Moran, a self-described ‘Nike fanatic,’ is running toward her dream job.Megan Moran journeyed more than 2,000 miles to discover that her ideal employer is located just up the road from her hometown of Portland, Oregon.She chose to attend SLU because of its size, commitment to students and Jesuit affiliation.“I visited and fell in love with the campus and the people,” she said. “It was exactly what I was looking for in a school.”
College students from across the country and Canada entered this year’s business pitch deck competition. The Saint Louis University Center for Entrepreneurship’s 2017 Pitch & Catch pitch deck competition winners were selected this past weekend during the final round of the competition. College students from across the country submitted their ideas for the competition by video, and the top 10 finalists presented their ideas live to a panel of all-star judges at Gateway Grizzlies ballpark.
The John Cook School of Business celebrated the 2017 Excellence Awards, recognizing the outstanding achievements of business school students, alumni, faculty and staff.During the event, business school seniors from each department were highlighted. This year’s awardees included...
On April 30th, students from across the United States will be in St. Louis to participate in Pitch and Catch, a deck competition put on by the Center For Entrepreneurship. Students will present their ideas to investors, entrepreneurs, and startup founders while standing on the mound of GCS ballpark, home of the Gateway Grizzlies. First place will win $5,000 and the chance to pitch to the Billiken Angels Network, Saint Louis University’s angel investment group.
Cook School students, staff, and faculty dedicated their talents, labor, and care to the less fortunate in the Saint Louis community for Service Day 2017 at Christian Activity Center in East St. Louis.
A group of Saint Louis University international business students traveled to Hungary as part of a week-long global immersion trip. The eight students were accompanied by Dr. Hadi Alhorr, director of the Boeing Institute and chair of the international business department, and Stacy Godlewski, program manager.
I chose the SLU one year MBA program to further my career aspirations. Since attending classes I have gained a better understanding of how a business functions from the small details to the big picture. Having achieved my Bachelor’s Degree from SLU in Healthcare Management, I sought out a program like SLU’s one year MBA to teach me the business concepts that many healthcare organizations use on a day-to-day basis.
My service leadership journey began three and a half years ago in L27. At SLU 101, I met Ben Smyth and Debbie Barbeau. They were talking about an organization that embodied the Jesuit mission and how we should all become members. I remember thinking, “Well, I came to a Jesuit school for a reason, I might as well take some time to find out what that really means.” I joined the Service Leadership Program because I wanted to be a good person who embodied Jesuit principles and I thought volunteering would help me get there.