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Mihaylo Alumnus Uses Business Degrees to Propel Him to Success as an Entrepreneur and Author

A Mihaylo undergraduate and MBA alumnus, Michael Oates shares his success as an entrepreneur and author of the historical novel Wade in the Water. He gives practical advice on how to succeed as a startup in the Southern California restaurant … Continue reading

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Award-winning Volunteer Work Sends Ryder Evans ’91 All Over the World

While deployed in Brazil to help with the flash floods, a man from Cortez, a village roughly 45 minutes from their location, approached Ryder Evans ’91 and his partner who explained they desperately needed their help. The remote village wasn’t … Continue reading

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Theresa Fraijo ’08 Reels In a Big Catch on ‘Shark Tank’

Written by Laurie McLaughlin Mark Cuban is a well-known billionaire entrepreneur and owner of the Dallas Mavericks, and he has an interest in popsicles. “These aren’t popsicles made of water, dye and sugar,” says Theresa Fraijo ’08, creator of Veggie … Continue reading

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Alumni Taps Into Customer Loyalty, Business Profits and Community Giveback With eGood

The Glendora community may not realize it quite yet, but it’s experiencing a change involving social and community good. Glendora resident Zack Swire ’03 (marketing) has intertwined his passions for advertising, bettering businesses, marketing and giving back to the community … Continue reading

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A New Life In Ho Chi Minh For One Vietnamese Alumna

Thao Tran ’12 (entrepreneurship) refers to the neighborhood she grew up in as District 4. No, this is not in any way a reference to the Hunger Games. It is a reference to a poverty-stricken neighborhood in Ho Chi Minh … Continue reading

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