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Peace Coffee Celebrates 25 Years of Making Magic
Twenty-five years ago, the coffee landscape was wide open. National chains were starting to appear, and people were learning how to choose the right beans to enjoy a good cup of coffee. At that same time, a unique coffee company,...
Alumni Face Mask Project Exceeds Expectations
We wanted to share a press release highlighting the Alumni Association's initiative for alumni-owned businesses hitting a pandemic milestone. We are proud of our face mask project helping produce a 817% increase in sales for alumni businesses! Highlights from the...
Adam Hirsch: Financial Planner by Day & Founder of MNiCards
Meet one of our newest alumni makers, Adam Hirsch (B.A. '14, College of Liberal Arts). Read on to hear the story behind the founding of MNiCards! "I was born in New York, grew up in the suburbs of Chicago and have...
Teri Lang Patterson: "If I wouldn't eat it, I wouldn't put it on my skin"
Teri Lang Patterson (B.A. '93, University of Minnesota Morris) is the founder of Body Systems Skincare Co. Here's the story behind Teri's company: Philosophy "We're different and we're fine with that. We hand make skin care products with fresh and healthy...
Fair Anita Raises Over $375K for Women's History Month
We have some exciting news from Joy McBrien (B.S.B. '11, Carlson School of Management), Owner of Fair Anita. Check out her recent announcement: "Happy Women's History Month! No surprise, but I love March-- reflecting on the inspiring women who have gotten...