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Getting Smart: “Preparing Students for Career Success”

Many students don’t feel prepared for the working world. Those who do feel prepared for work may be less prepared than they realize, or they may be prepared for work that no longer exists. Here are some ways to address … Continue reading

Top 6 2018 National Business Plan Competition Presentations

The National Business Plan Competition (NBPC) showcases some of the best and brightest student leaders and budding entrepreneurs in the country. 28 VE companies from around the country made it to the 2018 National Business Plan Competition after demonstrating strong written … Continue reading

May Social Media Highlights

Students are developing and applying their career readiness competencies through their daily work experience in the classroom, professional development activities, leadership events, major VE program components such as creating annual reports and practicing employee recognition. As school and the VE … Continue reading

LI Herald: “Memorial to offer virtual enterprise course”

Starting in Fall 2018, Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School will be joining the VE family as they begin offering VE-JV beginning in 7th grade. Valley Stream Memorial JHS’s 8th graders will join the program in 2019. In addition to … Continue reading

Illinois VE Students Share End-of-Year Reflections

On May 21, 2018, six VE firms from Neuqua Valley High School welcomed VEI President Nick Chapman to their VE closing ceremony, where they shared year-end reflections, discussed important program takeaways, and shared student portfolios and company annual reports. Jump … Continue reading

American Public Media’s Marketplace: “How to learn the business of business as a high schooler”

Marketplace’s Shaheen Ainpour attended the 2018 Youth Business Summit and interviewed VE students from TropiCoffee of Cooper City High School in Cooper City, Florida and Chameleon of Spring Hill High School in Chapin, South Carolina. The program is an effort … Continue reading

South Pasadenan: “$10,000 Awarded | Oneonta Club Scholarships Ceremony”

VE student Kate Ba was one of three South Pasadena High School seniors who were awarded $10,000 scholarships from the Oneonta Club. The Philip V. Swan Oneonta Scholarship recognizes students who display a passion or commitment for something: “We are … Continue reading

Patchogue Patch: “PMHS Student Gets Scholarship to LIU Post for Virtual Enterprise”

Megan Kremer, CEO of VE firm EVOTech and Patchogue-Medford High School graduating senior, was awarded a full ride scholarship to Long Island University. The T. Denny Sanford Scholarship acknowledges outstanding students such as Kremer, who in addition to running her … Continue reading

2018 Bay Area Conference & Exhibition

March 17-18, 2018 Oakland Marriott City Center Oakland, CA Key Stats 1,000 total attendees 36 schools 59 firms 800 students 40 volunteers Participant Quotes “VE student employees from New York, Illinois, Oregon, California, and Germany competed and traded with an … Continue reading

Valley News: “MVHS Virtual Enterprise promotes business training for high school students”

Peter Thorwarth of Valley News covered Murrieta Valley High School’s VE firms, SoleMates and Clear Coast Eyewear. The article discusses the firms’ successes at the 2018 Youth Business Summit and the impact the VE program has had on the students. “I learned … Continue reading