Thursday, November 13, 2014

Kabara, Business Department to host events for Global Entrepreneurship Week

In celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week, the Kabara Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies and the Business Department are hosting several activities. Events are co-sponsored by the Biology and Business departments and Envision Club.

Monday, Nov. 17, noon to 1 p.m., Toner Student Center dining room: Fun-filled games and activities that test your entrepreneurial knowledge. Prizes will be awarded.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 12:30 to 1:15 p.m., Common Room: Michael Cichanowski, founder and owner of We-no-nah Canoe will speak. His business is among the largest makers of paddle sport boats in the world. We-no-nah Canoe products are available in more than 400 specialty retail locations around the world.

Thursday, Nov. 20, 7 to 8 p.m., Salvi Lecture Hall: David Kingland, founder and CEO of Kingland Systems, will speak. Kingland Systems provides software, data consulting services and solutions to various accounting, financial and insurance companies.

Monday, Nov. 24, noon to 2 p.m., Knitcraft Corporation: Bernhard Brenner, president and CEO of Knitcraft Corporation, will give a presentation and tour. Knitcraft has created the highest quality of men’s knitwear and outerwear in the world since 1960. Worn by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, and Mike Ditka, the St. Croix Collections line remains in the forefront of men’s exclusive fashion. Get a glimpse into its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility. Register by email to by Friday, Nov. 21. A limited number of spots are available.