Shawn Riegsecker, founder and CEO of Chicago-based tech company Centro, will present insights from his entrepreneurial journey during the Business Innovators Luncheon on Monday, April 6. Hosted by the Goshen College Business Department, the luncheon will take place in the Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall from 12-1 p.m.
Each winter, as many as 3,000 Amish people from “up north” trade in their buggies for three-wheeled tricycles and join the small year-round Amish population in Pinecraft. Because of the spontaneous nature of Pinecraft’s growth, there are concerns about its safety, building permits, land use and ordinance codes. With the help of two Goshen College students and a recent graduate, these concerns are finally being addressed.
Three of the top 10 accounting firms in the country recruit students directly from Goshen College, as do regional and local firms. It helps that the college has one of the only regional accounting programs with a required, paid internship, which usually leads to a job offer.
Goshen College business students won first place at the Student Case Competition during MEDA’s (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) annual convention in Wichita, Kan., on Nov. 9.
This year Goshen College’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Education will continue its seven-week “Lunch and Learn” series with topics ranging from making a toast to managing a city court. The series is geared toward administrative support staff looking to improve their work habits and work environment through lunchtime seminars taught by experienced community leaders.