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Alpha Kiflu ('05) is playing a significant role in a new venture with the potential to help transform a nation.
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Crunch, Shenandoah style

Ryan Gormley and Scott Goldschmidt promote their product, Shenandoah Crunch

"Support your community, satisfy your appetite," is more than a logo for these two JMU student entrepreneurs
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Alumnus leads way in online education
Tony Huffman ('96), founder and CEO of Approved Colleges, advocates the value of online education services.

Harrisonburg downtown redevelopment benefits community and JMU.

Will social security be around when you retire?
JMU economics professor's Rosser equation answers questions on social security.

It's not about getting rich
JMU faculty and alumni help students apply creativity and put innovation into practice.

Sometimes it takes a maverick or two
Alumni duo endows Business Plan Competition and engages students with competition and incentive.

Dean Mary Gowan Letter for Spring Enews
Many great things are happening in the College of Business and at JMU.

Professor reporting from Winter Paralympic Games
Dr. Joshua Pate uses Paralympic Games to inform his teaching and research at JMU.

UREC Student Employees Win National Award
Three UREC staff members recognized as top students in collegiate recreation.

Ethics or the bottom line
Business decisions often affect the environment and the community at large. College of Business Dean Mary Gowan offers insight on making informed decisions.

Wall Street success with some alumni networking help
Come to JMU and you're part of the Madison family. Professors invest in your success; alumni mentor and network in your behalf. Read J.P. Kril's story and see how it works.

College of Business Alumnus Challenges Class of 2013
Don Rainey ('82) challenged the College of Business class of 2013 to be brave. The first step is to give back to the university so that others who follow them can continue to be brave.

Who is the JMU entrepreneur?
These entrepreneurs are intense competitors and go after a challenge - and they are JMU students.

Who is the JMU entrepreneur?
These entrepreneurs are intense competitors and go after a challenge - and they are JMU students.

College of Business Leadership Council
College of Business faculty has not been afraid to dream big or put in the extra time and effort to make plans work.

Making a case for alumni involvement
Alumni award winner Mike Thomas ('76, '77M) is convinced that JMU is a special place and that there's power in giving back to Madison.

Employing a competitive edge
It's real world learning at its best. The JMU Capital Markets Lab gives students access to real-time Wall Street financial data and information technology.

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