NACCE Names 2018 Entrepreneurial President and College of the Year at Annual Conference

Fort Worth, TX, October 09, 2018 --( North Idaho College and President Penelope Wills of Yavapai College Receive Top Honors.

The National Association for Community College Entrepreneurship (NACCE), the nation’s leading organization focused on promoting entrepreneurship through community colleges, has named North Idaho College (NIC) in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, as its 2018 Heather Van Sickle Entrepreneurial College of the Year at its 16th Annual Conference, now underway in Fort Worth, Texas. Penelope Wills, Ph.D., president of Yavapai College (YC) in Prescott, Arizona, has been named NACCE’s 2018 Entrepreneurial President of the Year.

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WHEN: October 17th WHERE: Here in one of our classrooms.  North Idaho College Hedlund Building, 420 N College Dr #145, Coeur d'Alene. WHO: North Idaho Small Business Development Center WHAT: Drive a Holiday Shopping Rush for your Business, a free workshop, in partnership with Google, to help small businesses get online. WHY: Small businesses are the growth engine of our economy, creating 2 out of 3 net new jobs. And businesses that are online grow 40% faster than those that aren’t. We can help small businesses connect with more customers by helping them get online and on the map. Before the event, you’ll need to create a Google Account to access the free online tools. If you already have a Google or Gmail Account, you’re all set. Just…
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Celebrating Success!! One Year Mark for Tiny Town in Pinehurst.

TINY TOWN CELEBRATES ONE YEAR Shoshone News Press - September 08, 2018 at 1:00 am | By Josh McDonald

Tiny Town Daycare staff celebrated their one-year anniversary as an open business last Wednesday. Pictured from left are staff members Kyley Glisson, owner Jessica Houlihan, Kaylie Boler and Kendra Nelson. Photo by JOSH MCDONALD

Daycare clients and their families were treated to a fun party for the one-year celebration, which included a pizza party and even a bouncy house with a slide.


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