CEO Academy iconThe search is on for the next Jackson-area entrepreneur! High-school juniors and seniors are invited to participate in the free weeklong CEO Academy at the Poling Center on the Spring Arbor University Campus. The event, from June 16-20, will be filled with informative sessions on branding and social media, finances, logistics and ways to connect with customers. Area business professionals and SAU faculty will share their expertise and help students grasp business principles as they formulate and present a business plan. The winning team will share a $1,000 prize.


What: CEO Academy

Why: Hands-on real-life experience for high-school juniors and seniors

When: June 16-20, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Where: Poling Center, Spring Arbor University campus

How: Free to attend, but limited number of seats. Breakfast and lunch will be included every day.

For more information, call 517.782.7822.

About Spring Arbor University

Spring Arbor University ( has distinguished itself for 140 years as a place where faith and learning meet. What began as a small elementary and secondary school in the late 1800s has evolved into a top-tier, liberal arts, Christian university with more than 4,000 enrolled students.

About Junior Achievement

Junior Achievement of the Michigan Edge Inc. ( is dedicated to inspiring and preparing young people to succeed in their futures. In partnership with business and educators, JA programs and mentors bring the real world to students, opening their minds to their potential and preparing them for the world of work.

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