Tag Archives: BC’s Closet

One NonProfit. Three Applied Learning Projects. Many Improvements

Applied learning projects are certainly a great way to get involved with the community as well as gain experience using nonprofits and businesses that actually exist. Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center (MSB) is fortunate to have a nonprofit organization located at the campus, BC’s Closet, which has provided several applied learning opportunities since the idea originated
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Worth a Risk: Business Students Help Revive a Nonprofit

Creating a business or a nonprofit organization is always a risk because there is a possibility that it might not go in the direction originally intended.  Finances may fall through, employees and/or volunteers might move on to other adventures, and the demand for the product could be lower than anticipated.  As Wayne Gretzky once said,
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Local Television Channel Highlights BC’s Closet

Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center has been the home to BC’s Closet since the organization first began rolling out in the beginning of 2011.  BC’s Closet officially opened in August 2012, and the government granted the organization its nonprofit status just one month later.  To learn about the history of the organization, check out this
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How College Helps One Student at a Time

Check out this applied learning video on BC’s Closet!  BC’s Closet is a nonprofit organization that simply began as an idea of a few faculty members at the Minnesota School of Business – Brooklyn Center campus.  Students from eighteen classes at the Brooklyn Center campus and one class at the Richfield campus helped to take
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A Grand Opening for BC’s Closet

“Used Professional Clothes for New Professional People”  The idea behind BC’s Closet originated during the Winter 2011 quarter when Joy DesMarais-Lanz, MSB-BC’s former Business Program Chair, first brought the idea to Ann Deiman-Thornton, Dean of Faculty.  Joy saw a strong need among the BC students for professional clothing for job interviews, and she wanted to do something to
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Finding Monetary Support Through Student Events

Any time an individual or group wants to start an organization, there is a likelihood that the organization will need start-up funds.  BC’s Closet, a non-profit organization in the works at the Brooklyn Center Campus, is no different.  In brainstorming ways to find these funds, suggestions were made to hold various fundraisers during student events. The
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BC’s Closet Needs You!

  Are you a student at the Brooklyn Center campus looking to add some volunteer experience to your resume?       BC’s Closet is looking for students to fill the following roles: Treasurer/Accountant Donation/Fundraising Coordinator Store Committee Member Marketing Committee Member Donation/Fundraising Committee Member Student Program Representatives BC’s Closet has a two-fold mission: *
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