SBDC GrowSmart Helps Small Businesses

GrowSmart is the signature program within Alabama SBDC aimed at entrepreneurs and high-growth businesses. Through five modules held one day per week for five weeks, companies learn the secrets behind self-analysis and management in the modern business climate.  The Alabama Small Business Development Center Network has some business-savvy instructors

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Small Business Saturday

What Comes Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday? That’s Right! Small Business Saturday!!! By: Thomas A. Todt, District Director – Alabama, U.S. Small Business Administration First of all, hope you had a grand Halloween and Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours. It seems that every year poor

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Yolanda Johnson Named 2017 State Star

TUSCALOOSA, ALA. — Culverhouse College of Commerce’s Small Business advisor, Yolanda D. Johnson, received the “State Star” award from the Association of Small Business Development Centers in recognition of her contributions to serving Alabama’s small business community. The national association presented Johnson with the award in Nashville

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Calhoun County: Small Biz Advocate of the Year

The Business Awards celebration at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce recognized 21 small businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurs for their job well done.   Congratulations to all of the small business nominees and winners, and to the Alabama SBDC team at Jacksonville State University.   The Larry

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Alabama Celebrates SBDC Day March 22

When you spend most of your time working for the greater good, taking a moment to celebrate the good work you do is often an afterthought. That’s been the case for America’s Small Business Development Centers. But on March 22, 2017 that will all change. The first

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Andrea Mosley Returns to Alabama State University

Mosely named as Director of the Alabama SBDC at Alabama State University. By the time Andrea Mosley started as a temp in 2010, Lorenza Patrick had already spent decades building partnerships and helping entrepreneurs as the director of Alabama State University’s Small Business Development Center. Patrick died

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SBA Launches 2017 InnovateHER Business Challenge

  The U.S. Small Business Administration today announced the launch of the 2017 InnovateHER: Innovating for Women Business Challenge, a nationwide business competition to drive attention and resources to innovative products and services that make our lives easier and longer.  Competitors vie for $70,000 in prize money

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