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Business plan competition winners announced

May 12, 2008

Two teams receive top prizes– one for a plan to recycle medical equipment and another for a venture to make wireless communication devices compatible.
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Marian High School student wins 2008 Invention Convention

April 25, 2008

Christopher Rodriguez receives $500 for his car audio business plan during the annual Youth Business Plan Competition.
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ND team wins “Collegiate Idol” business competition

November 13, 2007

ND team composed of Will McLeod (ND ’08), Ryan Tatzel (ND ’08), Danielle Truskowski (ND ’08) and Michael Stacey (MBA ’07), won first place at the “Indiana Collegiate Idol” business competition and received a grand prize of $10,000.
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Mendoza earns high rankings in Entrepreneur survey

October 12, 2007

In the Gigot Center’s 10th year, the entrepreneurship program is ranked No.13 among undergraduate programs.
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Aspen Institute ranks MBA program No. 5 for stewardship

October 10, 2007

Mendoza’s MBA program is ranked No. 5 worldwide in the “Beyond Grey Pinstripes” survey of how business schools prepare students for stewardship.
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Pulling a business up by its bootstraps

February 5, 2007

Jim Larkin tells would-be entrepreneurs how to launch a venture without raising large amounts of capital beforehand.
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October 13 is deadline for Gigot business plan competitions

October 11, 2006

The Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies calls for entries in its two business plan competitions in 2006.
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Gigot Center to host entrepreneurial panel discussion

September 6, 2006

The Gigot Center for Entrepreneurial Studies will host a panel discussion featuring five experienced entrepreneurs and venture capitalists.
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Campus book drives have local, global impact

June 30, 2006

Former students’ idea for book drive has raised more than $750,000 for literacy initiatives and diverted millions of pounds of books from landfills.
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MBA students win sixth annual McCloskey business plan competition

May 1, 2006

MBA students Tyler Tuttle, Keith Gislason and Jamin Hemenway won the sixth annual McCloskey Business Plan Competition while MBA student Kirk Anderson won the Palo Alto Best Written Plan and Arina Grossu won best undergraduate student plan.
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