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Clarkson University to Offer My Small Business 102: Strategies and Inspiration for the Creatively Inclined

The Center for Entrepreneurship at Clarkson University will offer My Small Business 102: Strategies and Inspiration for the Creatively Inclined on Monday, March 14, 21, 28, and April 4.

The four-part series is designed for artists and craftspeople in all stages of their business and will focus on the specific needs of this business community. 

Topics include managing and maintaining your business, marketing your business, and selling what you make. 

The course will be taught on campus by successful local entrepreneur Sandy Maine, owner of SunFeather Soaps, with guest instructors Hilary Oak, executive director of the SLC Arts Council, and Mary Hilton, owner of the new downtown Potsdam business Maple Run Emporium.

The Center has taught the popular My Small Business 101 series to over 600 small business owners since 2004. My Small Business 102 is a new course and is the first in a series of niche-specific training series. 

To register, contact Erin Draper, associate director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at 315-268-3995 or The cost of the course is $100 and is payable by check or credit card.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in six alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

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