ICSC 2019

2019 International Collegiate Sales Competition On November 6-9, the President of our chapter, Rebecca Brant, attended the International Collegiate Sales Competition (ICSC) in Orlando, Florida, hosted by Florida State University. Competitions She competed in the Sales Roleplay Competition, sponsored by Reliaqest. Students had 15 minutes to convince a fictitious representative from Paycom to continue the […]

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Canva 101

Easily create seamless designs with the free online platform Canva. Perfect for students to use, to create the perfect designs for your projects! Canva 101: To begin start by using a Canva pre made template or start from scratch by uploading your own picture. Canva gives you endless options while choosing your templates. Pick from […]

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Defining “Business Casual”

What is Business Casual?  We all know that the business world is everchanging, and with that comes adjustments in traditional business attire. The workplace environment is becoming more laid back but that does not mean one’s professional appearance immediately diminishes. I’m Still Not Sure? There has been confusion regarding what is considered business casual versus […]

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5 Reasons Why Volunteering Is Important

Why Volunteer? In today’s world, many businesses are looking for potential employees who embody their company’s image and message. The increase in technology that allows for rapid communication has dramatically increased within the past few decades. This has led to increased pressure on companies to adopt a more sustainable strategy to create strong and positive […]

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Outbound Sales Competition Tips

This week during the general meeting we went over some tips and strategies for the AMA Outbound Sales Competition that will be happening during November. The case this year is presented by Sherwin Williams. In the first round, contestants will have 1-3 minutes to set a time to meet with a local contractor, Sam, to […]

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How to Market Yourself as a Student Athlete

If you’re a student-athlete, you’ve probably heard that the ‘student’ should come before the ‘athlete,’ mainly meaning that you should prioritize classwork while being involved in athletics. That’s great advice to go by, but what happens after your senior season is over? You had a great experience as an athlete and learned a lot of […]

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How small businesses can be successful on Amazon

How small businesses can be successful on Amazon With 168 million monthly visitors, it’s no mystery why small businesses would want to sell their products on Amazon. It’s become the largest and most commonly utilized marketplace on the Internet, especially due to the ease that the company provides for other businesses to get involved. If […]

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Marketing Love- Valentine’s Day & Marketing

Although Valentine’s Day does have historical roots, it’s often classified as the classic Hallmark holiday that was popularized by greeting card and candy companies. Valentine’s Day came to the United States in 1847, when Ester Howard became inspired to mass-produce valentines cards after receiving one from England. People became accustomed to having ready-made cards for […]

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AMAzing Alumni Event

On Friday, January 25th the AMA held their 3rd annual Alumni event and it was a huge success! This event fosters the relationship between current students and graduates in the business field as established professionals. Staying in touch with the alumni who have shaped AMA into what it is today is crucial for the success […]

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