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EMU biz students name Ann Arbor SPARK ‘Nonprofit of the Year’

College of Business students from Eastern Michigan University awarded Ann Arbor SPARK “Nonprofit of the Year” at its 2015 Business of the Year award luncheon.

“The (award) process exposed the students to the elements of a successful business,” said Michael Tidwell, dean of the EMU College of Business. “Business strategy, financial performance and social responsibility were some of the elements used to select the nominees and winners.”

SPARK works to connect with EMU students through entrepreneurial programming and the SPARK East business incubator in downtown Ypsilanti.

“Increased engagement with Eastern Michigan University has been successful in attracting student entrepreneurs to SPARK East,” said Paul Krutk,o Ann Arbor SPARK CEO.  “Two student companies are currently being incubated at the facility, Ti-Vedo and Ced the App.”

Read more about the Eastern Michigan University awards here.

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