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Become a Writer for the HBCU Connect On-Campus Magazine

July 23, 2012 Leave a comment

Do you know someone who is interested in journalism and goes to an HBCU?  Well here’s a great opportunity they can add to their resume!

The next issue of HBCU Connect On Campus will be distributed this September! If you would like to be a famed HBCU writer, work on the HBCU Student magazine!

Editorial content specs:
Article subjects and topics should speak to a college audience.
Photos are optional.
1 page article = 170 – 190 (max) words
1.5 page article = 270 words
2 page article = 380 words

Submission Deadline = August 1, 2012
Distribution Date: September 12, 2012

To submit your questions or content please email: oncampus@hbcuconnect.com or call 1-877-864-4446.

View past magazines: http://hbcuconnect.com/magazine/

2-Week Young CEO Camp

July 23, 2012 Leave a comment

Do you know any young people between the ages of 12 to 24 who dream of starting their own business?

Andrew Morrison, founder of Small Business Camp – an entrepreneurial training and marketing services firm, will be hosting a 2-week camp that will give young people the tools and resources to launch a for-profit or non-profit business. Previously he built a multi-million dollar company by providing innovative direct marketing services to Fortune 500 companies. He was featured in the Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur Magazine, The Network Journal and Crain’s Magazine 40 Under 40 and Advertising Age. He also appeared as a “Young Millionaire” on the Oprah Winfrey Show.

In the camp, students will learn:
– How to manage your emotions as you build a business
– Read the news for opportunity
– Selecting the right product to sell – book, CD, t-shirt, DVD
– Creating a website for free
– Accepting payments online
– Write a book in a weekend
– Legal issues that impacts small business owners
– Developing a conversation about your product with Social Media
– The power of video
– Attracting investors with a 2-page document
– Selling on Ebay
– The basics of financial statements
– Investing in the stock market
– Time management strategies that work
– Building your brand with a celebrity
– Giving back to the community by partnering with a non-profit
– Mobile applications – the next big thing!

Dates: Monday, July 23rd to Friday, August 3rd

Time: 2pm – 4pm EST 

 
Location: Thurgood Marshall Academy (200 West 135th Street, NY, NY 10030 (corner of 7th Avenue). Arrive by 1:45pm.
 
Attend in-person or view the webcast. Register at http://youngceocamp.eventbrite.com/