For JMU graduate Obi Omile, his passion for business began at a young age. Originally from Atlanta, Georgia; Obi began working when he was just 11 years old, selling newspapers at a local metro station with his younger brother. During his time as a College of Business undergraduate student, Mr. Omile was an active member … Continue reading JMU Alumni Spotlight: CEO Obi Omile
Are you looking to learn the fundamentals of how to organize and operate a business? Interested in learning about how Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg started their own business and how you can too? JMU is introducing an Entrepreneurship Minor for non-COB students. Admission to the minor is competitive and limited to 30 students. … Continue reading JMU’s New Entrepreneurship Minor!
Written in collaboration with Julia Shawver. On Monday, January 29th, JMU X-Labs hosted its first all-female event. The event, dubbed "Fab Lab", offered a plethora of activities, all designed to reflect some women's interests. The idea behind the event was to raise awareness for the resources X-Labs offers, particularly for women, who seem to be … Continue reading JMU X-Labs Hosts First All-Female Event
Like to watch Shark Tank and want a similar experience? Check out Biz Blitz! A whole weekend where developers, designers, and marketers young and old come together to create new ideas and make them happen! Here's a rough schedule of the weekend's events... Friday: Open-to-all pitches Saturday: The best ideas are narrowed down and teams will be … Continue reading Calling all Entrepreneurs!