By: Sarah Schupp, an EO Colorado member
I started my business when I was a senior in college. It began as a project in a business-planning class, and became something so much bigger. Looking back at my college career, I can’t believe how much value I received from the available resources on campus. I honestly couldn’t have started my business without the support of the faculty and staff.
Eight years later, I still maintain a strong connection with my college. In fact, my active participation with the school is one of my secret weapons to building a successful business. Leveraging my college’s various resources has helped me build my company’s brand, recruit employees and find a variety of professional development opportunities. Here are a few ways you can connect with your local college or university: