Teen Entrepreneur Academy (TEA)
Students from all over the the United States and Abroad come to
attend this Teen Academy every summer. The purpose of the Teen
Entrepreneur Academy is to educate,
train and empower the next generation of honorable
so that they become difference-makers who lead productive, fruitful and
purposeful enterprises and experience meaningful lives of integrity, serving
others and making the world a better place.
Limited to only 100, TEA Students learn how to realize the
business ideas or the passion in their hearts for business. Concordia's
School of Business Dean and entrepreneur catalyst, Stephen Christensen, along
with other business faculty and successful business leaders and entrepreneurs
provide training. Student teams will write business plans and learn best
business practices and strategies for starting a business.
During the month of July, RMA OC colleagues led their
student teams in writing business plans, best practices and strategies for
starting a business.
RMA Orange County;
Clearinghouse CDFI and First Foundation are among the donors
who provided scholarships for deserving students from low income families and
neighborhoods. Other scholarship donors also included: Farmers and
Merchants Bank, Comerica Bank, Far East National Bank, Wells Fargo Bank, Citi
Bank and US Bank.
Congratulations to our Orange County Scholarship Recipients!
The 31st annual Irvine
Valley College Foundation Scholarship Ceremony, held in May, honored students
who have excelled in academics, performed distinguished community service, or
presented justifiable need. Contributions for scholarships can make the
difference in students staying in college or leaving to work in order to make
Awarded to students who
are majoring in business finance or accounting, the Orange County Chapter of
the Risk Management Association was pleased to be able to award five (5) Irvine
Valley College students this year.
(Photo of two of the recipients)
Pictured Left: Erik Grohmann
Pictured Right: Mahammadsaid Abdelhadi
Both are military veterans