StartUpUMW Students Grow their Business: Sunnyside Supply Co.

At a time when college graduates and aspiring young professionals are facing significant challenges in the job search, two UMW …
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Surviving During COVID-19: Renee’s Crêpes and Cakes

Crêpes, the French street-food staple, are an easy and delicious way to satisfy sweet and savory cravings with countless filling …
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StartUpUMW Goes Online for the Fall 2020 Semester

The UMW CED is preparing to teach their student entrepreneur program – StartUpUMW – goes online this fall semester. An …
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Discover Next Step Assists with Brain Health Resources

The slowdown in business due to the pandemic has provided business owners with time to explore new ideas and develop …
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Retail During COVID-19: Best Practices to Keep Your Business Strong

The retail sector was hit hard during the pandemic and retail companies continue to face declining consumer demand from online …
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UMW Faculty Business Experts Help Small Businesses Impacted by COVID-19: UMW CARES

The Center for Economic Development (CED) and the UMW Small Business Development Center (SBDC) have partnered with the College of …
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New Webinar Offered: Not Business As Usual

The UMW SBDC is excited to host a new webinar this August, Not Business as Usual. The discussion-based webinar will …
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Celebrating One Year in Business: Bubba B’s Ice Creamery

View from inside Bubba B’s creamery When the town of Warsaw launched a revitalization plan for the downtown area that …
George and Roxanna Snead, Owners of Braehead Farm

Braehead Farm: Saving a Business in the Wake of a Pandemic

With spring 2020 around the corner, Roxanna and George Snead, Owners of Braehead Farm, and their staff prepared for events …
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WOSB Self-Certification Ending

Effective October 15, 2020, all businesses seeking Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB) or Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) status …
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Phase 3 Reopening:  Operating Your Business Safely and Successfully

As restrictions are being lifted as Phase 3 reopening starts today, July 1, 2020 and customers are returning to your …

How PPP Helped a Local Small Business

Surviving COVID19: Taste Oil Vinegar Spice of Downtown Fredericksburg Benefits from PPP Taste Oil Vinegar Spice Business Owners, Deb and …