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Pitch and Poster competition awards students $10,000

Thu, Nov 17, 2022

Oklahoma State University students were awarded more than $10,000 in scholarships while competing in the 2022 Pitch and Poster competition hosted by the Riata Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship on Nov. 4.

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Entrepreneurship students participate in global presentations

Wed, Nov 02, 2022

For the first time, Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business students are participating in the Technion Multi-Cultural Team Project (TMCTP) during the fall 2022 semester as part of upper-level entrepreneurship courses taught by Craig Watters, associate clinical professor in the School of Entrepreneurship and executive director of the Riata Institute for Global Social Entrepreneurship.

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Casting Cameron

Tue, Sep 20, 2022

Rachel Cameron, a young actress and entrepreneurship student, made her way to Stillwater after filming a movie in Yukon, Oklahoma. The Dallas native spent a month and a half in Oklahoma on the set of “Treasure Lies,” a faith-based movie about a hardworking teenage boy who wins the lottery and faces a crisis of character where Cameron plays the love interest. It was her time spent shooting when she fell in love with the state of Oklahoma and decided to attend OSU.

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Face2Face with Josey Mayes: whose family business is featured on the new A&E series, 'Deep Fried Dynasty'

Tue, Mar 22, 2022

In 1949, Josey Mayes’s great grandfather, Joe Nevins, opened Nevins Concessions at the Texas State Fair with 40 booths selling the classics: cheeseburgers, cotton candy and fried chicken. Today, Mayes and her family still own and run the business and are being featured on a new A&E reality TV series.

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OSU alumnus creates new technology aimed at revolutionizing at-home infusion treatment

Fri, Jan 29, 2021

Mitchell Berenson left corporate medicine in 2008 with the goal of creating strong IV infusion programs in rural hospitals. His company, Infusion Solutions, now works with 40 hospitals in 22 states, and, with the help of OSU’s entrepreneurial program, he’s launched a new product that could revolutionize in-home infusion treatment.

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Young African business leaders learn at OSU

Tue, Jul 30, 2019

Mercy Mmari started her own business in her native Tanzania as part of a dream of being a businessperson and helping women in Africa as a food processing consultant. But she never realized the extent of the possibilities for her company until she visited Oklahoma State University this summer.

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Young African leaders visit OSU for agricultural tips

Thu, Jul 11, 2019

Twenty-five entrepreneurs from 15 sub-Saharan Africa countries are spending six weeks in Oklahoma to learn about American businesses, especially those in the agriculture industry. Oklahoma State University is in its third year of hosting the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, which began in 2014 and is the flagship program of the Youth African Leaders Initiative.

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