Wednesday, February 11, 2015
At Newark City Hall, the phone rings every minute or two at the Department of Economic and Housing Development. Callers asking about Newark’s Valentine’s Day special this Saturday at City Hall from 9 a.m. to noon: for $1,000, anyone — singles and couples — can buy a city-owned vacant lot. Only 100 are up for sale. You can find them all online. Newark wants to grow its tax base and wants...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Jeffrey Robinson, assistant director at Rutgers University’s Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development, delivered the keynote speech at the event. He spoke about the work CUEED has done in its efforts to revitalize Newark, N.J., along with other urban communities in the state. Robinson’s address was structured around the three main lessons about how to be a successful...
Thursday, October 9, 2014
Representatives from business, education, government and the community will gather Friday at the University of Michigan to discuss creating business strategies for urban communities. The inaugural Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium will be held at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Library and is intended encourage and empower entrepreneurs and businesses to solve problems urban communities. “When you...
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Business, education, government, and community representatives will gather to discuss strategies for creating sustainable, scalable business solutions for urban communities as part of the inaugural Urban Entrepreneurship Symposium in October. The keynote speaker for the Symposium is Jeffrey Robinson from Rutgers Business School, Center for Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development. ...
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Minority business accelerators have launched in a handful of metropolitan areas in recent years as local businesses, chambers of commerce and economic development groups work to create more jobs and improve the quality of life in their regions. A key goal of the accelerators is to help minority owned-companies win contracts with large companies. Despite the rapid growth in the number of minority-...
Friday, May 9, 2014
Rutgers Business School professors Jeffrey Robinson, Andrzej Ruszczynski and Jerome Williams were among 35 faculty members across Rutgers University who were awarded for their teaching, scholarly excellence and leadership on May 7.
Monday, May 5, 2014
U.S. News & World Report highlighted the insights of Rutgers Business School Professor Jeffrey Robinson in a recent article about what students should consider when they're making a decision about where to pursue an MBA in Entrepreneurship. In the article, Robinson suggested that a business school with a designated area of study for entrepreneurship shows its commitment to the field and the presence of a center for entrepreneurship also offers students certain advantages.
Thursday, May 1, 2014
1. Is entrepreneurship an official track or concentration? A school that has entrepreneurship as a designated area of study may treat this area of business more seriously than schools that don't. "That in it of itself says there's some commitment by the school in this area,” says Jeffrey Robinson, the academic director for the Center of Urban Entrepreneurship and Economic Development at Rutgers,...
Friday, October 25, 2013
A year after Superstorm Sandy sent more than six feet of ocean water into their ice cream store and destroyed everything inside, Brian and Michelle McMullin are still waiting to hear if they'll get grant money from New Jersey to help pay rebuilding costs. But 60 miles away, in New York City, a $250,000 grant from a utility helped Madelaine Chocolate start its recovery after more than four feet of...
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
For Mr. Booker, a vegetarian and foodie who began courting the chain soon after his inauguration in 2006, the store helps fulfill a promise to bring more fresh food to the city. "You have to convince the retailers that there is a market here," said Jeffrey Robinson, an assistant professor in the Department of Management and Global Business at Rutgers Business School-Newark, who said the city is...
Monday, September 9, 2013
The Rutgers Workshop on Social Innovation was proposed by Rutgers professors Jeffrey Robinson and Debra Dougherty as a way of generating new understanding about how to connect the creators of knowledge with the practitioners of social policy and entrepreneurship.
Friday, August 16, 2013
Two Rutgers Business School students, Tyrha Lindsey and Debbe Velasquez, were elected to leadership positions in the Marketing Doctoral Students Association during the group’s annual conference in Boston.
Monday, May 13, 2013
In a new 544-page book, Rutgers Business School Professor Jerome Williams and his co-editors, Keryn Pasch and Chiquita Collins, explore the powerful marketing tactics that influence the diets of children and teenagers, the policy questions raised by pervasive advertising and the possible strategies for addressing childhood obesity, an issue that is as complex as it is troubling. Rutgers Business School hosted an event on May 7 to discuss the book, ponder the implications of regulating marketing and to highlight the efforts currently underway in Newark to help children eat better and be more active.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
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Thursday, February 7, 2013
Jeffrey Robinson, an assistant professor in the Department of Management and Global Business, was quoted in a Star-Ledger article on the findings of a new poll by the Wells Fargo/Gallop Small Business Index report that looked at the hiring practices of small businesses.
Sunday, December 23, 2012
TRENTON - State business leaders are facing a stark and chilling reality: Hundreds of companies remain perilously close to losing their battle against Hurricane Sandy’s devastation. This is a critical point in officials’ efforts to resuscitate ailing businesses in the Garden State. They have to rapidly turn the rounded numbers and estimates from the early days of the hurricane’s aftermath into...
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Professor Jeffrey Robinson proposes the creation of a New Jersey Business Recovery Fund to support business owners and thousands of employees in companies impacted by Super Storm Sandy. He explains how the fund, modeled loosely after a similar program in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina, could prevent the state's vital small business engine from stalling out.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
With its annual Community Change Award, the New Jersey Black Issues Convention recognized Jeffrey Robinson, director of the New Jersey Social Innovation Institute, for helping to bring about change in the area of economic security and opportunity.
Friday, September 14, 2012
This past summer, Rutgers Business School played host to some of the world’s most promising social entrepreneurs whose goal is nothing less than changing the world.
Thursday, September 6, 2012
It's a nice premise: Buy stuff to help those in need. Companies using this model are profiting off people wanting to "do good." Is there anything wrong with that? Watch Professor Jeffrey Robinson discuss this with the Huffington Post.
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