Alumni Updates: Matt Sheldon and Greg Fean, Touchdown Tailgates, AEP Class of 2018

October 30 , 2018

A good game day begins with a great tailgate. At least, that’s what Applied Entrepreneurship Program (AEP) alumni Matt Sheldon and Greg Fean are selling through their startup, Touchdown Tailgates. So far this season — it appears they’re correct with this assumption, with projections of being out of the red in just one season. While […]

Olivia Wilson, Startup Moxie Class of 2017

October 10 , 2018

Meet Olivia Wilson, a double major, Accounting and Finance, sophomore at Manchester University. She joined Startup Moxie in 2016, graduating from the program in 2017. Below she shares her story of courage, transformation, and, ultimately, determination. In Her Own Words… My experience with Startup Moxie was intense, stressful, and exciting. I, along with many of […]

Transformation through Collaboration

September 10 , 2018

The Project When Lachesis, a strategy company focused on delivering high impact solutions to businesses, approached RISE to collaborate on a new logo design for their company, the quick and simple answer was “yes”. RISE programs, Startup Moxie for high school students and the Applied Entrepreneurship Program for college students, engaged over 50 students in […]

Holy Cross and RISE Come Together to Host Students from Across the Country

August 28 , 2018

On the afternoon of two consecutive Thursdays, RISE opened its doors to students from the Saints & Scholars program through Holy Cross College, one of our collegiate educational partners for the Applied Entrepreneurship Program (AEP). RISE led Saints & Scholars students through one of the many tools we use in both the Startup Moxie and […]

Looking Forward to a New Year

August 13 , 2018

There’s a saying that “time flies when you’re having fun.” This summer has certainly been the embodiment of that phrase! Over the summer months, the RISE team has been working hard towards “constant significant improvement.” To that end, we are eager to start the new year with 52 students – 39 in the Startup Moxie […]