Category: News

New UA Minor in Entrepreneurship

Culverhouse College of Business has had to make some changes while adding the new entrepreneurship minor option for UA students. Gina Simpson explains these changes such as taking away some business-specific prerequisites so that those whose majors are outside of Culverhouse can still add on the minor. Learn more about it below.

 

Read the article on WVUA23.com here.

 

Seed Creative: the importance of videos in business

George Edmondson, Owner of Seed Creative, joins WVUA to discuss the importance of videos when beginning or maintaining a business. He also overviews the exciting projects Seed Creative has been working on to assist in building video usage for Tuscaloosa businesses. Check out the interview below.

 

Read the article on WVUA23.com here.

John Cassimus at The Edge

  • February 3rd, 2020
  • in News

Hear from alum John Cassimus, Zoës Kitchen founder, who is taking the Magic City by storm. On May 10th, he will open Crazy Cazboys, a discounted general merchandise for overstocked items. Join us at The Edge to hear his story.

Cassimus graduated from The University of Alabama in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science in Finance. Since graduation, he built Zoe’s Kitchen which currently operates in 260 locations. In addition, he opened Maki Fresh, a sushi restaurant in Birmingham, Alabama and Oxford, Mississippi. In addition to several other ventures, Cassimus shares his insights on entrepreneurship and brand strategy with universities across the country.

 

 

UA EDGE Labs and ALDAG overview

Dan Blakely joins WVUA to explain how UA President Bell’s strategic plan created his position as Associate Vice President of Economic and Business Engagement. Through his role, Blakely works closely with the EDGE through his development of the EDGE Labs program and his part in the ALDAG competition. Hear more about his position with UA and the plans that have stemmed from it below.

 

Read the article on WVUA23.com here.

Victory Garden Center shows entrepreneurial success

Leah Taylor, Founder of Victory Garden Center, tells WVUA about her business’ recent success inspiring Tuscaloosa residents to plant their own gardens. Created to help those without access to fresh fruits and vegetables, Victory Garden Center offers products and services to help people grow them on their own. Learn more below.

 

Read the article on WVUA23.com here.

Shelton State and The EDGE partner to help computer science tech students

President of Shelton State Community College, Bill Ashley, discusses Shelton State’s programs and its goals to aid in entrepreneurship. With welcoming a new computer science technology program, Shelton State hopes a partnership with businesses in the EDGE will assist students and promote entrepreneurship. Listen to the interview below. 

 

Read the article on WVUA23.com here.

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