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Mihaylo Alumna Overcomes Adversity, Takes Risks With Their Cupcake Business

Alumnae Akemi Lee ’10 (finance) and Hanayo Martin ’11 (advertising), co-founders of Hapa Cupcakes, are facing both their biggest fear and their biggest dream: opening their own cupcake shop. Taking on the risk, Lee and Martin both recently quit their … Continue reading

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“Cupcake Wars” Contestants Strive To Open Up Their Own Cupcake Shop

Wanna get some? Well Mihaylo alumnae Akemi Lee ’10 (finance) and Hanayo Martin ’11 (advertising), sure hope you want one of their cupcakes with an enticing twist. The two Orange County co-founders of Hapa Cupcakes and Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars” … Continue reading

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Double Duty: Entrepreneurship Student Owns and Runs A Restaurant While Earning His Degree

Gustavo Guzman-Lezama ’15 spent years working in his family’s Mexican restaurant before he went to college. Last fall, his father, handed over the Mission Viejo business to his son, and Guzman-Lezama has taken full ownership while studying at Mihaylo. Being … Continue reading

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New Management MBA Course Tests Students’ PR Crisis Management Skills

In 1978, the president of Parker Brothers received a phone call from a newspaper reporter saying a nine-year-old boy had died through suffocation from the rubber rivets in one of their construction toys, the Riviton. Months later, a second child’s … Continue reading

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First Crexendo Website Competition at CSUF

The very first Website Competition at CSUF commences next week on November 10th.  The beauty of this competition (at least for me) is that it really doesn’t require any technical web savvy or know-how. You don’t need to be a … Continue reading

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