December 4, 2020

UMW Featured in “Best Places for Job Seekers” Ranking

The University of Mary Washington is featured in NerdScholar’s 2013 list of “Best Places in Virginia for Job Seekers.” NS-Fall-2-1The financial literacy and consumer advocacy website named Fredericksburg number seven in the study, based on population growth, median household income and unemployment rate. “The University of Mary Washington focuses on developing the region’s economy with a Small Business Development Center to help local businesses grow and prosper and an UMW Entrepreneurs Club to encourage students to start and grow businesses,” said NerdScholar author Annie Wang. Fredericksburg had a 15.1 percent population change from 2009 to 2011, the median household income in 2011 was $44,498 and the 2013 unemployment rate is 8.3 percent, according to the study. Mary Washington Healthcare, the University of Mary Washington and the Fredericksburg City Government were named as the top employers for the area. Check out the full list: Best Places in Virginia for Job Seekers.

Eagle StartUp Finalists

The UMW Entrepreneurs Club, EagleWorks, and the University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center joined together to encourage startups among members of the University of Mary Washington student community in a program called the Eagle Startup Challenge. The finalists are Anthony Seippel, Patrick Byrne and Chrophe Perdu (team), Seamus Hooban and Andy Leonard (team), and Daniel Shapiro. They will give pitch-style presentations and announce the winners on April 24, 2013.

The UMW Entrepreneurs Club is a partnership with the University of Mary Washington Office of Entrepreneurship and Business Development in suite 400 in the Eagle Village Executive Offices.Visit the web page at http://economicdevelopment.umw.edu/umw-entrepreneur-club/  for the latest updates.

Eagle StartUp Challenge

The UMW Entrepreneurs Club, EagleWorks, and the University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center present…

Eagle StartUp Challenge

“Growing the World Through New Business Creation”

 

Draft Your Business Concept

Craft Your Pitch

Network with Other Entrepreneurs

Earn a Business Assistance Package

 

The goal of this competition is to encourage startups among the members of the University of Mary Washington student community.

Business Concept Deadline: April 4, 2013

Finalist Announcement:  April 11, 2013

Oral Presentations and Awards Ceremony – April 24, 2013

 For more information, please contact ced@umw.edu

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