SwapDrive co-founder Roland Schumann spoke to a crowd of inspiring entrepreneurs on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at Sierra Nevada College. As a successful entrepreneur, Schumann shared his experiences when starting his company, and insights to what an investor looks at when evaluating potential investments.
“I’m thankful the school has supported such events for students,” Junior Alex Labranche, a recent SNC Business Plan competitor, said. “As a business major, I found [Schumann’s] talk to be very helpful for future endeavors.”
While Schumann was in school at George Washington’s Masters of Science and Information Systems program, he and a classmate came up with the idea for their business, SwapDrive Incorporated.
Students were lured away from the monotonous stress of midterms week by the crackle of crispy bacon and the savory promise of maple syrup to Patterson Hall, where the Student Government Association (SGA) served pancakes to accompany stump speeches.
Solar Power Innovation took first place at the Jâlé and Warren Trepp Business Plan Competition on Feb. 25
Robert and Robin Holman donated the building to SNC in September 2012 with hopes of opening at the beginning of the Fall 2013 semester. Deborah Prout, special assistant to the president, explains why there are delays inopening the new building.
Kapilananda Mondal, a businessman from India, will speak at Sierra Nevada College from 5-6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in Prim Library. He will also visit 12 other schools this year to talk about how he is using microfinance to create a sustainable community.
The bookstore at Sierra Nevada College is providing students with study materials, food, drinks, and school clothing in a convenient on-campus location. Recently, the store has been going through some changes and a restructure. Anna-Marie Jones, the bookstore manager, explains why the restructure came about.
The three business plan teams who competed in the Jale and Warren Trepp Business Plan Competition have all advanced to the finals for the 2012 Donald W. Reynolds Governor’s Cup April 17.
Three teams competed in the annual business plan competition now called the Jâlé and Warren Trepp Business Plan competition.