Seven University of Baltimore students have been named finalists for the upcoming "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition. The annual event, now in its sixth year, provides an opportunity for UB undergraduates and graduates, from all schools, to pitch ideas and concepts for new and existing businesses before a live audience.
On April 10, the University of Baltimore's Merrick School of Business presents its next "Lessons from Legends" event with Nancy S. Rase, co-founder, president and CEO of Homes for America, Inc., a housing development corporation specializing in developing and preserving housing, enhanced with services, for low- and moderate-income households.
Are you ready to start your own business? Do you have a dream product you are trying to sell? Are you a natural competitor? Are you an entrepreneur? Then you could be the next "Rise to the Challenge" Pitch Competition winner. Registration is now open and continues until March 25. The final live competition will take on May 2.
Two students from the University of Baltimore are finalists in Startup Maryland's Pitch Across Maryland Competitions. The two - Opeyemi Thomas and James Gerst - have been invited to a March 14 Startup Maryland showcase in Annapolis.
A strong rapport between student and professor is among the most rewarding outcomes of the higher education experience. For Michelle Thomas, MBA '17, what began as a classroom interaction with her in-class team and her professor in a fully-online class has opened the door to a world of potential in a growing business field that is looking more and more like a new frontier.