With a nine-hour time difference during her deployment to Southeast Asia with the Air Force, junior Haley Sonneman had a couple key people on speed dial: Veterans Resource Center Director Norm Ferguson and veteran academic adviser Nicholas Doten.
Humans of St. Thomas catches up with Amy Helgeson, a first-year entrepreneur who wants her businesses to advance the common good, including her company, Skyrocket, aimed at helping senior citizens be entrepreneurs themselves.
Senior Victor Sikeley is a double major in leadership and management along with business law, and is the founder of the company Initiative for a Better Africa, which strives to make Africa a better place for everyone to learn.
Meet Jules Porter, the joint J.D./MBA graduate student who developed the idea for video game company Seraph 7 Studios and won $16,000 in the Fowler Business Concept Challenge and $10,000 in the St. Thomas Business Plan Competition.
For three members of U.S. Bancorp's innovation team – David Berglund, Kristin Hough Frame and David Marrese – their development for being part of that future-shaping process shares a common thread: their time in the MBA program at St. Thomas.