December 13, 2018 at 12:15pm

Shields: Small Businesses must utilize Online Tools to stay relevant

When it comes to job creation, small businesses play a huge role. On Dec. 13, issues of USA Today included an insert that offered business owners solutions to overcoming possible challenges, drive growth, and to create a competitive advantage for their company and employees.

December 7, 2018 at 10:15am

Millikin graduate opens French patisserie and café in northern Chicago

It's been a decade in the making, but Benjamin Levy's vision for opening his own French patisserie and café in the northern suburbs of Chicago has come to life.

November 30, 2018 at 10:00am

Millikin event helps turn innovative ideas into possible businesses

On Friday evening, Nov. 9, when most students took a break from their classwork, a number of aspiring business owners came to Shortcut to Startup, an event held at Millikin University's Center for Entrepreneurship co-working hub at BLDD Architects in downtown Decatur (Ill.).

August 17, 2018 at 2:15pm

Blue Connection residency supports art therapy student's new work

Brooke Brasile considers herself an explorer and someone who tries to use art as a way to communicate with the general public.

August 2, 2018 at 1:45pm

Millikin i2i start-ups bring big business ideas to forefront

The third floor lobby of the University Commons at Millikin University was buzzed with excitement on the evening of July 26 as community members came together on Idea-to-Incubator's (i2i) Demo Day to hear pitches from student innovators about their business start-ups.

July 10, 2018 at 1:45pm

Art therapy major spending summer as Blue Connection Artist-in-Residence

Millikin University art therapy major Brooke Brasile is spending her summer furthering her education on new art concepts and techniques as part of a residency she is doing at Blue Connection, Millikin's student-run retail art gallery.