The University of Mary Washington today announced that Brian Baker has been named executive director of the Center for Economic Development. Baker has spent the last decade as an administrator at UMW, most recently as executive director for entrepreneurship.
The University of Mary Washington’s Center for Economic Development recognized area small business owners and entrepreneurs through the 2013 Virginia Veteran Owned Small Business of the Year Awards and the Meta R. Braymer Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
The University of Mary Washington student-run business, Esfuerzo de Amor, launched an online platform to sell its products on Friday, Nov. 9. The site is the result of the combined efforts of senior Aaron Leung, UMW’s Center for Economic Development and the UMW Bookstore. Esfuerzo de Amor is run by La Ceiba MFI. The business […]
The University of Mary Washington Small Business Development Center, in partnership with Rappahannock Community College, has announced the initial course in the Hewlett Packard Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (HP-LIFE) program. The first level of the curriculum, “Imagine,” will begin at the Rappahannock Community College Kilmarnock Center on Thursday, Feb. 23. The program will provide computer […]