In the spring of 2021, students worked together in teams, under the supervision of Lauren Smith, to solve a real-life business challenge presented during a guest lecture from the founder of Daily Kairos, a Philadelphia based inspirational journal company.
In the spring of 2021, four student teams, under the supervision of Basil Holobetz, consulted with the Eagle’s Mere Museum to envision and present creative ways to attain and sustain competitive advantage. The museum is a local non-profit.
In the spring of 2021, under the supervision of Professor Erik Anderson, Data Collection and Modeling student teams worked with a joint task force consisting of representatives from SEDA-COG, State Rep. Masser’s office and Shamokin SABER this semester on business revitalization and blighted property management in Shamokin, PA.
In the fall of 2021, Professor Anderson led teams regarding two different projects. Both projects focused on business development in the central business district of Shamokin. Students gathered and analyzed current data in comparison to the 5-year business plan, identifying key areas for improvement within the business district.
Voluntary Income Tax Assistance Project with Union/Snyder Community Action Agency x IRS
In an ongoing project, under the supervision of Frank Farina, SWSB senior accounting majors provided free tax return preparation services for low income, elderly, and other disadvantaged citizen of our local community in Selinsgrove, PA.
Product Development Project
In the spring of 2021, under the supervision of Dr. Joanna Pishko, student teams consulted with the founder of an online luxury clothing retailer to envision a new product offering in the form of a robust subscription program. Students recommended the contents of the box, pricing structure, product packaging, and the entirety of the customer journey.
Data Collection Case Study with Premier Inc.
In the Spring of 2022, under the supervision of Professor Erik Anderson, Data Collection and Modeling student teams worked on a case study from Premier Inc. regarding current spending on medical supplies, and ultimately recommended new suppliers based on the analysis of data collected.
In the Fall of 2022, under the supervision of Professor Erik Anderson, Data Collection and Modeling student teams worked on a case study from Premier Inc. regarding their participation in the Perinatal Improvement Collaborative, and ultimately formulated an action plan based on the analysis of data collected.
Bridge to the Boardroom Project with Regional Engagement Center
In a pre-flight program, under the supervision of Dr. Mike Ozlanski and Dr. Anjee Gorkhali, incoming students complete a team-based consulting project with Regional Engagement Center in Selinsgrove, PA. Student teams work with the executive director to solve a problem. The teams develop solutions to the problem, and then pitch their ideas in a presentation to the executive director. This project is completed in a 4-day workshop before classes begin each fall.