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This Temple Student Is Balancing Business Classes And Being A Sneaker Cleaning Entrepreneur

The city of Philadelphia births hustlers, and Cory Matthews is a young native who exemplifies the narrative. The student-entrepreneur hails from North Philadelphia, where he is currently a student at Temple University’s Fox School of Business. Matthews’ journey as a businessman hit full force in high school when he founded his own sneaker cleaning business, The Sole Surgeon 215, according to Temple News. View this post on Instagram A post shared by #1 Sneaker Cleaner IN PHILLY (@thesolesurgeon215)

Ngozi Nwanji

Jan 18, 2022

Big Sean Officially Launches Entrepreneurship Competition

Earlier this year, Ally Financial Inc., the Thurgood Marshall College Fund and Sean “Big Sean” Anderson announced a partnership to create the Mogul In the Making program, a weekend dedicated to student entrepreneurs solving real-life problems. Now, students from around the country are convening in Detroit to network, compete, and learn about the ever-changing world of business. “It’s all about inspiring the youth – providing them with opportunities and knowledge to build their futures,” Big Sean said in a statement. “I’m excited to see what they come up with.” Since 2012 , entrepreneurial education at historically Black colleges and universities has become increasingly popular. These programs range from creating on-campus incubators, building partnerships with other brands, and ramping up the business schools. Big Sean’s role in the Ally Financial and TMCF partnership leans on the mission of his Sean Anderson Foundation to promote education and well-being in college-aged youth in...

Arriana McLymore

Mar 28, 2019