We continued to meet with existing and new clients.
One student wants advice on how to expand her cleaning business. Another
requested assistance with a marketing plan for a Large Size clothing
We also followed-up on GEW events. Dr.
Sushil Bhatia from Suffolk University has agreed to come to campus in the spring
to talk about how to incorporate sustainability into the business
curriculum. We’ve had discussions with Boloco about hosting iron chef
type competition in BHCC kitchens -- follow up in new year.
Discussions have started on campus about looking into feasibility of
having zipcar on campus. BHCC’s creative services is mentoring Young
Entrepreneurs Alliance students from Assabet Valley High School in the
design of thank-you notes for the CCE.
The CCE’s internal advisory meet to review the last 6 months
of CCE activity and the CCE business plan. We have consistently met our
goals and have a clear goal for next year.
The Intern from Simmons College has completed a proposal
for a 3-week pathways to college summer camp program for high school students.
She has also has also proposed a 6-week, 36 hour intro to entrepreneurship
non-credit course that would offer students a sampling of entrepreneurship
topics like financing, law, accounting/tax, business plan writing, marketing,
We continued to work with the MA State Office of Small
Business and Entrepreneurship to schedule a restaurateur entrepreneur to
speak. Working to confirm date of Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at 2pm for
Darryl Settles, restaurateur entrepreneur, owner of the Beehive in Boston to
speak at BHCC.
2 BHCC students are working on the development of a
Facebook page for CCE. Fanpage has been developed and photos and video
clips from GEW are being posted. One of the BHCC students will work as an
intern starting in January 2010 to update and monitor the CCE Facebook
page. Working with BHCC audio visual department to train student intern
on video editing software to edit video clips for CCE Facebook page. We
have also hired a BHCC database student to develop a Microsoft Access database
for the CCE client information. He will build an access database and move
all excel files to Access.
It’s been a very exciting and productive year and we thank the Hughes and
Coleman Foundations for supporting our entrepreneurship initiative. The
final report for the Hughes Grant will follow shortly.
Season’s greetings from all of us at Bunker Hill
Bogusia Wojciechowska, PhD