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A conversation about career readiness and technology with Apple executives

A conversation about career readiness and technology with Apple executives

Two Apple executives will visit the Spears School of Business on April 18 to meet with students, faculty and staff to discuss career readiness and technology. The presentations, sponsored by the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship and OrangeTech, include a breakfast for faculty and staff followed by an afternoon program for all OSU students and employees in the Spears Keystone Lounge.

Students claim $45,000 in prize money in Riata Business Plan Competition

Students claim $45,000 in prize money in Riata Business Plan Competition

The Oklahoma State University School for Entrepreneurship and the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship have named winners of the annual student competition to create business startups. The Riata Business Plan Competition at the Spears School of Business, which is open to any OSU student, promotes entrepreneurship and small business development by focusing on student created, managed and owned ventures.

OSU to host young African entrepreneurs and leaders

OSU to host young African entrepreneurs and leaders

For the third year Oklahoma State University will host young entrepreneurs from across Africa for the Mandela Washington Fellowship Institute for Young African Leaders. Hosted by the Spears School of Business and the College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR), 25 Mandela Washington Fellows will spend six weeks this summer at OSU attending classes and leadership programs and interacting with Oklahoma entrepreneurs for practical know-how about how U.S. businesses work.

OSU’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program celebrating 10 years of assisting vets

OSU’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program celebrating 10 years of assisting vets

Nearly 30 veterans from across the United States will travel to Oklahoma State University to participate in the 10th annual Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP), an eight-month program that includes an intensive, eight-day entrepreneurial boot camp on the Stillwater campus Feb. 16-23.

Two OSU students win international business plan competition in Toronto

Two OSU students win international business plan competition in Toronto

A team of two Oklahoma State University students won the Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition with its startup business plan for Contraire, a predictive analysis control system designed to provide near real-time wastewater test measurements.

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

OSU/A&M Regents approve personnel actions

Several Oklahoma State University personnel actions were approved during the OSU/A&M Board of Regents meeting Friday in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Mobile app competition winners named

Mobile app competition winners named

Judges have chosen the top mobile app concepts in Phase One of the “From Research to App Competition” at Oklahoma State University. The panel of judges are sending the two concepts to the competition’s second phase next spring.

Watters to head new Riata Institute

Watters to head new Riata Institute

Dr. Craig Watters will head the new Riata Institute for Global Social Entrepreneurship.