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Nov. 7, 2017

Pitch Your Passion winner proposes horse-therapy business

Psychology major Anna Willenbaker '18’s idea for a therapeutic horse-riding business won the third annual Pitch Your Passion competition for business-minded students at Saint Michael’s College on Sunday, November 5, earning her a $1,000 prize and an invitation to a larger regional competition involving several area colleges. More >>

March 30, 2017

Students compete in Free Enterprise Marathon

Saint Michael’s College sent a team of students to participate in the 5th Annual Free Enterprise Marathon held March 9 at SUNY Plattsburgh. Charles Herbert, Emily Tarr, and William (Alex) Winkelmann represented Saint Michael’s in a two-part competition: a creativity & innovative challenge and a Free Enterprise “Speak-Off.” More >>

March 20, 2017

St. Mike's team pitched Vermont-branded products

The team of four Saint Michael’s College Accounting/Business majors, whose startup concept is known as Vermont Chill Company, represented the College at the 2nd annual LaunchVT Collegiate event, held on Friday Feb. 2, 2017 at Vermont Technical College in Randolph, Vt. More >>

March 20, 2017

Prof. Letovsky appointed as LaMarche Chair in business

Saint Michael’s College Professor Robert Letovsky recently was honored with a three-year appointment as the David LaMarche Endowed Chair of Business Administration and Accounting, effective Fall 2017. More >>

March 6, 2017

Teams of St. Mike's finance students compete and learn

Two student teams from Saint Michael’s College applied their financial-analyst skills to a case study in competition against teams from three other Vermont colleges on February 8, 2017,with judges scoring the results in the state’s first annual CFA Institute Research Challenge. More >>

January 1, 2017

Faculty keep up with 'changing knowledge economy'

Tom Van Dzura, a Saint Michael’s accounting instructor, and about 15 colleagues across disciplines – all gearing to teach Saint Michael’s Accelerated Summer College’s hybrid courses, gathered to learn how to blend online interaction and classroom time to deliver a full course at an accelerated pace. Veteran instructors like Van Dzura were helping first-timers get up to speed. More >>

August 11, 2016

Business graduate off to law school with fellowship

Justin Colletti ’16, who majored in business administration and history at Saint Michael’s College, is about to start law school at Temple University in September and recently received a competitive and prestigious Sigma Beta Delta Fellowship Award from that international honor society for business, management and administration. More >>

June 28, 2016

Roots of social agency's rebranding reach across College  

A grant of $10,000 through a unique student-funded Saint Michael’s College program, “Fix It with Five,”contributed to an improved rebranding and name-change for a Burlington-area social service agency. Women Helping Battered Women (WHBW) changed its named to the Steps to End Domestion Violence and the Accelerated Summer College (ASC) marketing class took the agency on as a client to help with marketing the rebrand. More >>

March 10, 2016

Business students win prizes at competition

Five students from the Saint Michael’s College Department of Business Administration & Accounting, accompanied by Professor Robert Letovsky, participated in the fourth annual “Free Enterprise Marathon” at the State University of New York Plattsburgh. The group earned prizes in both the individual and team events. More >> 

March 3, 2016

Saint Mike's technologists share wisdom regionally

Saint Michael’s Information Technology staff and one business faculty leader over the recent spring break were presenters at a regional conference in Rhode Island for computing professionals, emphasizing how technology as applied at Saint Michael’s can enhance collaboration among faculty, staff and student workers. More >>

Feb. 23, 2016

Business-pitch contestants learn and earn credits

Saint Michael’s College hosted the campus’s first “Pitch Your Passion Innovative Idea Challenge" in November of 2015, to help students to develop strong entrepreneurial skills as they vied to be the top campus team that would represent St. Mike’s in a statewide “LaunchVT Collegiate” competition in Burlington. More >>

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