my dad what to do but when he found out I
knew how to paint and clean up, that unfortu-
nately gave me more chores at home," Han-
nah said. "But he was able to see me in action
as a leader and I was excited to show him that
side of me."
Hannah wasn't able to solidify many plans until
they arrived in the Bahamas.
stantly in order to be successful," Hannah said.
ber of other Enactus programs, including the
Dream It Do It 500, Give Back Bash Weekend,
and the International Global Summit, which was
a week of leadership training for the seven
CASA members from the University of the Ba-
Palmer feel his teaching career has come full cir-
cle. St. Bonaventure's partnerships in the Ba-
hamas extended to the University of the
Bahamas in 2014 and resulted in nearly 30 of
their students working with Enactus in service,
consulting and seminars.
CASA has hosted a seminar for high school students, professional
and entrepreneurial service activities, and is exploring how to con-
nect with college students in other countries. Spring 2018 will see
the second International Global Summit as UB has committed to
bringing 20 students to SBU.
This was the genesis of C4 Consulting, which is already building a
name for itself in the Olean area through its work with businesses
and non-profits and by partnering with development entities such
as the Olean Business Development Corp. and Southern Tier West.
to C4 as a club, but as a company.
where to start. And that's where C4 comes in. The students man-
age the entire operation -- from making assignments and manag-
ing projects through completion to finding and cultivating
companies to work for.
is the opportunity to develop communication and teamwork skills.
Not only do you work alongside your peers, but you actively en-
fessors and local business owners," he said.
communications skills had grown in two years.
"offers students unique opportunities that are not
often presented in the classroom, where technical
knowledge is the focus. I believe C4 has been a
valuable supplement to my education."
working with a new business startup. The team de-
signed menus, flyers and social media platforms to
aid marketing efforts along with financial analysis
and projections for the client.
when engaging clients. It is imperative to listen
first and truly understand the issues, desires and
needs of the client prior to giving your thoughts
and opinions. After meeting with the client,
teams go through the process of brainstorming
and proposing ideas and potential solutions to
problems -- including alternative options,
which allows for a different problem solving ap-
proach," Lewis said.
for one of C4's first clients.
business cards to a website and research plans for growth. As
president of C4 her senior year, Costello organized a Consult-
ing Day event in which alums came to campus to share advice
and industry tools in a panel discussion and small seminars.
a leadership role, but helped further my ability to communicate
and work well with others, think on my toes, apply what I
learned in the classroom to solve real-world problems, and learn
to establish relationships with not only clients, but the members
of C4," Costello said.
she hopes to continue a career in the sports industry.
when it's often difficult to manage an internship and studies.
young and have a lot of ideas. It also gives the students a practi-
cal application of what they're doing in the School of Business,"