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A premiere business plan
Kelly LeCoy, a 2011 Calvin grad, has now won three business plan competitions in three months. On Tuesday, May 31, she won the 5X5, an initiative launched by ArtPrize founder Rick DeVos. She was awarded $5,000 to put toward her idea, "Uptown Kitchen."
June 01, 2011 | Matt Kucinski
An expert's take on Black Friday sales trends
Calvin business professor Tom Betts answers a few questions related to Black Friday sales trends and considers the reasoning for and impact of stores opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day.
November 24, 2015 | News & Stories staff
BizPlan: big plans, tough questions
Five teams presented business plans to compete for prizes ranging from $100–$1000.
April 05, 2011 | Theo Voss
BUS 381: Harley vibes, better mops
This past semester, senior information systems major Aravind Ranganathan learned that riding a motorcycle is tiring; the vibrations produced by the machine can exhaust a rider.
June 02, 2010 | Amy Surbatovich
Calvin community remembers Margaret Edgell
Business professor Margaret Edgell died on Wednesday, Oct. 17, at her home in Seattle, Wash., after a lengthy battle with ovarian cancer. The Calvin community shares their fond memories of their former colleague and friend.
October 19, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Calvin hosts Symposium on Common Grace in Business
Theologians, scholars and business people convened at Calvin College for conversations about the application of Abraham Kuyper’s theological work on common grace to the business world.
November 01, 2014 | Grace Ruiter
Detroit visionary replaces former Chicago mayor in January Series lineup
Josh Linkner, a driving force in the city of Detroit's comeback, will talk about the importance of reinvention for cities and individuals.
January 12, 2015 | Matt Kucinski
Ten students representing four academic majors pitched their bright ideas in Calvin's first-annual Elevator Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Faculty Profile: Leonard Van Drunen
As a college sophomore, Calvin professor of business Leonard Van Drunen was not on track to become a future employee at Merrill Lynch or JP Morgan.
September 19, 2008 | Katie Landan
Faculty Profile: Marilyn and Jason Stansbury
Calvin business professors Marilyn and Jason Stansbury got the president of Calvin College's blessing before they got married.
August 14, 2013 | Grace Ruiter
Finishing near the top
Calvin junior accounting major Jake Mantel took fourth place at the 2012 Regional Idea Pitch competition held on Wednesday, November 7, at Aquinas College's Wege Ballroom.
November 08, 2012 | Matt Kucinski
Fiske Guide highlights Calvin's business, engineering programs
The 2014 Fiske Guide to Colleges highlights Calvin's business and engineering programs as some of the best among small colleges and universities.
July 03, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Immersion into India
During interim, some Calvin students worked in business internships in Hyderabad.
March 09, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
A team of six Calvin business, engineering and computer science majors took first place in the 2010 “Innovation Encounter”—an inventive problem solving competition hosted by Lawrence Tech University. Calvin competed with five other colleges and universities in developing a new idea for a smart phone application to interface with vehicle systems.
November 05, 2010 | Matt
Interim: Student blogs
Interning in India, excavating in Jordan, exploring development in Cambodia and engineering firms in Europe. And they're blogging!
January 06, 2012 | Myrna Anderson
Jason Hanson talks faith, football
On Monday, September 16, 2013, former Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson gave a speech titled "Faith, Vocation and 21 years in the NFL" at Calvin College's annual Business Partners Awards Luncheon.
September 23, 2013 | Matt Kucinski
Making sense of the financial crisis
Calvin business professor Leonard Van Drunen and economics professor Scott Vander Linde sat down with communication and marketing's senior writer Myrna Anderson for a conversation about the crisis.
October 08, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Making t-shirts Kalvin Kultural
At the beginning of the fall semester, Nehemiah Chu and Eric Nondahl started a company. At the end of fall semester— two weeks ago, to be exact—that company broke even.
December 17, 2008 | Myrna Anderson
Calvin senior Ashley Luse spent February in Uganda, trying to create a market for amaranth.
May 14, 2010 | Myrna Anderson
Menlo Innovations CEO keynotes Calvin's Business Partners Awards Luncheon
The event honors business and individuals that have partnered with the college's business program to create outstanding learning opportunities for students.
October 07, 2014 | Matt Kucinski