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Connecting the business experience to the academic experience is what can benefit students tremendously.
James “Jim” Corbett knows learning a concept in the classroom doesn’t always translate into understanding it in the workplace. That’s why the alumnus, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Kansas in 1980, worked to help launch a new speaker series in the KU School of Business that will bring top business executives into the classroom over the 2018–19 academic year.
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As the co-owner of Made in KC, finance graduate Tyler Enders has found a niche helping makers and small businesses find success. His Kansas City company carries a wide array of products from local makers, including apparel, home décor and food at six locations throughout the metro.Tyler Enders“We try to create an infrastructure where small business owners can leverage our platform and resources to elevate their businesses and their existing work,” Enders explained, adding that Made in KC serves as more than a retailer, offering marketing, merchandising and even studio space to... Read more
When Ri’Auzzia Watson-Miller started at the University of Kansas this fall, she felt prepared.
The freshman accounting student already toured campus, spent time in the School of Business and made friends at KU as a rising high school junior participating in the Summer Venture in Business program back in 2017.Although she’s at the beginning of her academic journey, freshman accounting student Ri’Auzzia Watson-Miller already has plans for her future, which include opening a recreation center that offers... Read more
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