Tag Archives: business

Business school launches magazine

The inaugural issue of the “Central California Business Review” (CCBR) is hot off the press. The new local magazine features a range of topics including the labor market, agriculture and banking. It reports on different economic conditions and will forecast ...

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Two business alumni honored for contributions beyond university

Fresno State alumni were honored at the Valley Business Awards Luncheon hosted by the Fresno Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday. The awards given to the alumni were “Student Entrepreneur of the Year” and the “Leon S. Peters Award” and recognized ...

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Business school launches magazine

Fresno State’s Craig School of Business released its inaugural issue of the Central California Business Review which features economic commentary and analysis of future business conditions in the Central Valley. Insights include thoughts on the local economy across multiple sectors, ...

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Entrepreneurs showcase business concepts

The University Business Center breathed with accomplishment and innovation on Tuesday as young Fresno State student entrepreneurs showcased their business concepts during the third annual 157 Entrepreneurship Expo. Approximately 30 entrepreneurship students were required to participate in the expo as ...

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Entrepreneurial students to present business ideas

The Fresno State Entrepreneurship Expo will take place Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the University Business Center. This fourth annual event is sponsored by the Lyles Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurial students will present their business ideas ...

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It’s closing time for Swiggs

Popular college restaurant Swiggs will be closing its doors for good Saturday. “It’s very bittersweet, but unfortunately there were different factors and it was hard to compete,” said Swiggs owner Michael Jew. “It was a tough and sad decision, but ...

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Safety is everyone’s responsibility

This semester, there have been reports of scams on campus, a shooting just off campus and an incident in which a student cut his hand while grabbing for a knife he was being threatened with in the Palazzo Apartments at ...

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The square at campus pointe opens for business

The Square at Campus Pointe officially opened during the summer bringing new life to the northeast corner of Shaw and Chestnut avenues. The grand opening ceremony which was held July 15 inaugurated five of its new establishments; Cold Stone Creamery, ...

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Alumni find success in business

Representing the future of business in the Central Valley, 40 young professionals were honored as members of the “40 under 40” of 2013 by Fresno’s Business Street Online.  They were nominated by their peers for achieving business success before the ...

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Fee proposals mark tax base deterioration

The City of Fresno is planning to increase the price of water. Fresno residents will see some pretty drastic price increases by mid-2016, according to a Fresno Bee article published Sept. 26. To combat this increase, former county supervisor Doug ...

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Fresno State alumnus’ clothing line reflects pursuit of individualism, taking risks

Tired of clothing that fell short of his expectations, Fresno State alumnus Jeff Brenner decided to take things into his own hands. Inspired by family and the pursuit of passion, he turned his grassroots college business into a new success. ...

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Freshman agriculture business student wins national meet

Tino Rossi came to Fresno State much like any other freshman. Rossi, an agriculture business major, had no idea his first year as a college student would include winning the American Farm Bureau Federation Collegiate Discussion Meet at the Young Farmers and Ranchers Leadership Conference.

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Business student takes ‘Illogic’-al route

Brian Peregrina, co-owner of the clothing company Illogic spent five years working for Central Distributing where he was a purchasing and operations manager before deciding it was not for him — a new direction was needed.

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Mentorship program gives students new opportunities

The Craig School of Business’ new Business Mentorship Program was created to give business students an opportunity to network and meet with professionals.

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The new rooster in the coop

How do owners set their restaurant apart from all the rest? A good first part to start would be the name.

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Entrepreneurs compete in pitch competition

On Wednesday, Sept. 28 Fresno State’s Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization club, held an elevator pitch contest in the Lyles Center where Fresno State accounting student Clifton Wahlberg’s idea to facilitate cheaper real estate paperwork won first place.

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Dog Prints sees sucessful start in first month of business

Dog Prints screen printing is the newest business at the University Student Union.

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Increase in grad- school interest

Between 2006 and 2007, the Craig School of Business at Fresno State saw a 25 percent increase in the number of graduate students enrolled, more than any other department.

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