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DVC Alum Michelle Marcelline and Her Team Deliver One Great Product After Another

Apr 9, 2023

For the average person, our twenties are a time to play, study and experiment as we anticipate the start of our career around the thirty mark. However, for Michelle Marcelline - a young 24 year old from Indonesia - nothing could be further from the truth.

business, entrepreneurship

Student Entrepreneurs Swim with Big Fish in the DVC Piranha Pool Pitch Competition

Dec 10, 2020

Do you have an idea for a new product or business? Ever wondered how to fund your startup? Jump into DVC’s Piranha Pool and find out! “The DVC Piranha Pool Pitch Competition is similar to the popular TV program, ‘Shark Tank.’ Students present their idea for a new business or product to a group of judges,” said DVC business administration professor, Charlie Shi.


DVC's Martha Laham interviewed on KGO radio about new book

Sep 19, 2020

Martha Laham was interviewed by Michael Kinney of KGO radio about her new book, "Made Up: How the Beauty Industry Manipulates Consumers, Preys on Women's Insecurities, and Promotes Unattainable Beauty Standards."

business, entrepreneurship

Getting Down to Business: DVC Business Students Excel at Virtual State Business Leadership Conference

Jun 15, 2020

DVC’s future business leaders showcased their skills at the 2020 State Business Leadership Conference, held in April. Participants were members of DVC’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), the college level of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). “Our chapter has been active since 2007 and is the largest, most active club on campus. We are also the largest PBL chapter in the state and the fourth largest in the country,” said Carolyn Seefer, business professor and faculty advisor for PBL.


Selling Perfection: DVC Business Professor Unmasks Beauty Industry’s Well-Kept Secrets

Jun 2, 2020

How many ads do you think people are exposed to each day? If you believe that number is in the thousands, you’d be right. By one estimate, most Americans are exposed to a daily diet of around 4,000 to 10,000 ads and brands.