Category Archives: SBTDC at WCU

Oct 09

McWhorter Aims To Boost Regional Jobs

BY CHRISTINA HALEY O’NEAL, http://www.wilmingtonbiz.com/, POSTED OCT 6, 2017 An engineer and mother of three, Heather McWhorter came to the Wilmington area from central Pennsylvania with a purpose: to help area businesses succeed. McWhorter became the new regional director of … Read More

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Dec 01

Cultivating Small Business and University Collaborations

The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) recently held its annual SBIR/STTR Symposium.  This full-day event is held each November at the Embassy Suites conference facility in Cary, NC.   Co-sponsored by NC State’s Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), … Read More

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Dec 01

Blingbook Takes the Cake at 2015 Edison Project Business Competition

The finale of the 2015 Edison Project Business Competition was held Monday night. Over a six-month period,11 finalists attended workshops on “The Pitch” and “Elements of a Business Plan” facilitated by the SBTDC. Afterwards, they presented a 15-minute pitch to … Read More

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Nov 25

2015 Service Award Winners

It was with hearts full of gratitude that we celebrated the SBTDC Service Awards at our recent Professional Development Conference in Wilmington, NC. This year was a special occasion, as it marked significant milestones for thirteen of our employees ranging … Read More

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May 12

Sixteen SBTDC Counselors Up Their Game with EDFP Certification

The Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is proud to announce that 16 staff members have successfully completed the National Development Council’s (NDC) Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) Certification Program.  This nationally recognized program includes three weeklong classes and … Read More

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Oct 09

Annice Brown Receives 2014 State Star Award

The North Carolina Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is pleased to announce Annice Brown of the Western Carolina University SBTDC office in Asheville as the 2014 State Star for North Carolina.  Annice was awarded and honored during a ceremony at … Read More

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Jun 24

SBTDC at WCU 2013 Student Engagement Report

In 2013, the SBTDC at WCU matched 309 students with more than 80 clients across the region through partnerships with students and professors at Western Carolina University, Montreat College and Wake Forest University.  Four WCU students (one undergraduate and three … Read More

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Apr 19

SBA Names Annice Brown as 2014 NC Women Business Advocate of the Year

CHARLOTTE –  Annice Brown has been named the Small Business Administration’s 2014 North Carolina Women Business Advocate of the Year. She is the Assistant Regional Director for the North Carolina Small Business & Technology Development Center (SBTDC) at Western Carolina … Read More

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