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    JA-Rocky Mountain, Inc. Wins International Award for Excellence & Innovation

    Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain, Inc. (JA-Rocky Mountain) has won a 2014 MetLife Foundation “Sowing the Seeds of Entrepreneurship” Award, representing a grant of $10,000 for outstanding innovation and entrepreneurial approach to program development that enables youth to own their economic future. … Continue reading


    August 20th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners




    “It only matters where you choose to go!”

    When Tonya Mazurek, Vice President, Business Banking Officer at BBVA Compass, was asked to volunteer for BBVA’s semiannual JA in a Day, she eagerly stepped up. “I loved the idea that I could possibly make a difference in just one … Continue reading


    July 29th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Volunteer




    JA Students Poised for Success

    The impact Junior Achievement makes on a student today has been proven to have benefits for a lifetime. A survey of JA alumni found that: 94% report that JA makes them confident about working effectively in a team environment 90% … Continue reading


    July 1st, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Students




    Partner Profile: Comcast Wholesale

    Junior Achievement has appreciated a decade-long partnership with Comcast, and was thrilled when Matt McConnell, Senior Vice President and GM of Comcast Wholesale, joined the JA Board of Directors in early 2014. Under Matt McConnell’s leadership, the mass media and … Continue reading


    June 27th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners




    Colorado Students Attend JA National Student Leadership Summit

    For the first time ever, students from Colorado were selected as finalists for the national JA Company of the Year and JA Business Plan Challenge competitions. The finals were part of the JA National Student Leadership Summit held June 16 … Continue reading


    June 27th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs, Students




    JA Business Week Company Advisor Leads by Example

    Rewind a few years to a warm, sunny June day at the Johnson & Wales campus, and you’ll find Rondah Frierson checking in as a student participant at JA Business Week. In fact, Rondah attended the summer program twice during … Continue reading


    June 26th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Students, Volunteer




    “I learned to take risks in the business world”

    As a two year JA Business Week student, I’ve sat through many workshops all surrounding the idea of business. One of the more interesting and beneficial workshops I’ve attended was sponsored by Go Daddy and presented by Darrin Foster, president of Oogie’s … Continue reading


    June 25th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Partners, Programs




    My First Experience as a JA Business Week Company Advisor

    Each summer for the last several years I have volunteered for our Junior Achievement Business Week program here in Denver. In years past, I have only joined a few sessions throughout the week, usually serving as an outside voice from … Continue reading


    June 25th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs, Volunteer




    JA Business Week Alumna Returns to Volunteer

    It seems as if I did not have enough from JA Business Week the first time around. When I attended JA Business Week throughout my high school summers (2007-2011), I was always upset when it was time to go home, … Continue reading


    June 19th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs, Students, Volunteer




    Team Building Gone Right

    I have attended Junior Achievement Business Week for the past three years. The program always leads to new learning experiences and open doors. The people at Junior Achievement really see each student for who they can be and see the … Continue reading


    June 16th, 2014Posted in Blog: JA Every Day, Programs, Students




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