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August 28, 2014

The (New!) JA Company Program

Junior Achievement's Flagship Program Since 1919. Preparing Teen Entrepreneurs For 2019. Colorado teens will be some of the first in the nation to experience the reimagined JA Company Program. Under...

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August 20, 2014

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...

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July 29, 2014

“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...

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July 1, 2014

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...

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June 27, 2014

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...

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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...

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June 26, 2014

JA Business Week Company Advisor Leads by Example

[caption id="attachment_8753" align="alignleft" width="300"] Rondah Frierson and her JA Business Week student company[/caption] Rewind a few years to a warm, sunny June day at the Johnson & Wales campus, and...

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June 25, 2014

“I learned to take risks in the business world”

[caption id="attachment_8814" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elvis Ahn (third from right) with his JA Business Week Company[/caption] As a two year JA Business Week student, I've sat through many workshops all surrounding...

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My First Experience as a JA Business Week Company Advisor

[caption id="attachment_8747" align="alignright" width="300"] James Johnson and his JA Business Week company[/caption] Each summer for the last several years I have volunteered for our Junior Achievement Business Week program here...

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