Tuesday, September 25th, 2012

Day in the Life: Elizabeth ’07 and Ryan Bower ‘06: Photography Team and Entrepreneurs

On October 2nd Liz and Ryan took us through a day in the life as a self-employed Photography Team and gave us a glimpse of how much fun they have while living their dream jobs – you can catch the story here. Elizabeth ’07 and Ryan Bower ‘06 are a husband and wife photography team and dream seeking entrepreneurs.  Upon graduating from Bucknell, Elizabeth and Ryan moved to Baltimore, MD to pursue well-paying corporate jobs and start “real life.”  Ryan worked as an Electrical Engineer at an Aerospace and Defense Contractor while Elizabeth worked as a Development Officer for a world-renowned hospital.  After […]

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2011

Bucknellians on Entreprene​urship in CA on 1/12

If you live in, around or near San Francisco or will be there for Winter Break we highly recommend you check out this event: The Entrepreneurial Network, in collaboration with the Bucknell Club of Northern California, bring together diverse, enthusiastic Bucknell leaders in their fields for a panel discussion on entrepreneurship. The event will take place at Stanford University. 6pm Registration & Cocktails 7pm Panel Discussion followed by Q&A 8pm Networking Reception Welcoming Remarks: Karen Welch ’97 Panelist: Jessica Jackley ’00, Co-Founder – Kiva & Profounder Jessica Livingston ’93, Partner – Y Combinator Mark Shull P’13 – Angel Investor Matt […]

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Friday, March 25th, 2011

Kappa Alpha Psi: Entrepreneurial Event with Alumni Speaker

The Xi Kappa Chapter, of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. alongside the Career Development Center at Bucknell University presents an entrepreneurial program under Kappa Alpha Psi’s national Greeks Learning About Deficit (G.L.A.D) initiative. The event will take place in Walls Lounge, Tuesday, March 29th from 7:00-9:00pm – From 7:00pm to 8:00pm students will have the opportunity to have their resumes revised by CDC staff. – At 8:00pm Reverend Kirby Spivey III, in collaboration with James Adlam will be hosting an entrepreneurial workshop, in which they will voice their career successes as well as their methods of achievement. It is our […]

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Saturday, February 20th, 2010

Bucknell Entrepreneurial Network On-Campus Launch

Saturday, February 27 ELC Terrace Room 4:00 – 8:00 pm Register on the BRIDGE by 2/25. Space is Limited The event will start at 4:00pm with keynote speaker; students competing in the venture plan competition will give a brief overview of their plans. Following the presentations, we will begin the workshop portion in which alumni/parent participants will be positioned around the room at tables based on their specialty. Students will then have a chance to sit down and talk to participants to get advice and constructive feedback on their plans and ideas. Participants will have a chance to share their […]

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Monday, December 14th, 2009

Alumni, student launch sustainable energy venture

Eclipse Solar LLC, started by Craig Dwyer ’10, Eric Diamond ’09 and Drew Willey ’09, is a result of the School of Management‘s business venture competition. Dwyer and Diamond entered the contest with an eye on the $5,000 prize, and decided on a solar energy sales and installation venture and wrote a business plan focusing on government incentives as a selling point for solar energy systems. Dwyer and Diamond placed fourth in the competition and were inspired to pursue the idea. They brought in another partner, Willey, and set up shop in a 1,240-square-foot storefront in West Chester, Pa. Eclipse […]

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Monday, November 30th, 2009

2010 Venture Plan Competition

Do you have an idea for a new business? Are you looking for start-up cash or people to network to get your idea off the ground? Register for the 2010 Venture Plan Competition Today! Venture Plans are due by February 17th, 2010 to sck007@bucknell.edu The actual competition will take place on April 15th at Bloomsburg University. 1st Prize: $5,000 2nd Prize: $2,500 3rd Prize: $1,000 If you have any questions, please contact sck007@bucknell.edu. Thanks, Sam Krassenstein Director 2010 Venture Plan Competition sck007@bucknell.edu Sponsored in part by the Bucknell University School of Management

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Friday, November 6th, 2009

Studio for Innovative Design of Intelligent Systems

The Department of Mechanical Engineering is exploring new layouts for laboratory space and is considering transforming the three bays that make up Dana 147, 149 and 149a into a Studio for the Innovative Design of Intelligent Systems. Many students have worked with Professors Shooter, Buffinton and Kim in these labs over the years, and they may have some great ideas for laying out the space. Maybe some have experience in workplace layout and design. If you have thoughts or ideas, we want to hear from you. Contact Professor Steve Shooter at shooter@bucknell.edu. An important evolving focus in engineering is the […]

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Thursday, November 5th, 2009

Bucknell Forum: LendingTree founder Doug Lebda ’92 Nov. 10

Just want to make sure all you entrepreneurs out there are aware of the next speaker in the Bucknell Forum: Doug Lebda ’92, an accomplished entrepreneur who is chairman and CEO of Tree.com and a former CEO of InterActiveCorp (IAC). Join the campus community for Lebda’s talk entitled: “Lead or Fail: The New Challenges of a New Economy,” Tuesday, Nov. 10 7:30 p.m. Trout Auditorium The talk, which is free and open to the public, will be followed by a Q&A session Lebda, who graduated from Bucknell in 1992 with a degree in business administration, has been recognized for his […]

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