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Entrepreneurship Training Series to be held at Delta Center for Economic Development


JONESBORO – The Delta Center for Economic Development (DCED), on the campus of Arkansas State University, will host an entrepreneurship training series in April. The sessions will be held in room 201 at 319 University Loop.The three-part series will begin on Thursday, April 11, from 1 until 3 p.m. with “A Conversation with Paul Guess.” Guess, president and CEO of Guess and Company, is an Arkansas Delta entrepreneur.“He will share the story of developing his Arkansas Delta-based company and how it has served his hometown of Des Arc. Paul and his company are shining examples of the entrepreneurial spirit,” said Dr. Cliff Jones, assistant director of DCED.On Thursday, April 18, from 1 until 3 p.m., DCED will host Clint Vogus, instructor in management at the Neil Griffin College of Business, with “Entrepreneurship Fundamentals.”With over 25 years of experience, Vogus assists in a consulting role for small businesses and start-ups with DCED.The third and final session in the series will be held on Thursday, April 25, from 1 until 3 p.m.

"Resources for Entrepreneurs” will feature a panel discussion including representatives from East Arkansas Planning and Development District, Arkansas Small Business Technology and Development Center and Arkansas Capital Corporation.“Learning from the success of experienced entrepreneurs will provide important perspectives and insights on how to lead initiatives in a changing world. Participants will have opportunities to interact with business owners, professors and entrepreneurial support specialists,” said Jones.

The events are free to attend seating is limited for the three sessions and registration is required. One may register for the series by visiting: admissions.AState.edu/register/entrepreneurialseries24

Delta Center for Economic Development
Delta Center for Economic Development