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Fueling Success: ESO Ventures and DVC Entrepreneurship Classes Empower Students with Confidence, Competence, and Capital

Nov 21, 2023

“When I was working my very first job in the insurance industry, I got a devastating call from my mom. She told me she had cancer,” said Johanna Arroliga, insurance/real estate agent owner of XIX Insurance Group Services. ““Immediately life changed for me.

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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.

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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.