20 04, 2022

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge

2022-04-22T19:11:41-05:00

April 2022 YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS OF THE RGV CHALLENGE Competition – Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Center for Innovation and Commercialization 307 East Railroad Street, Weslaco, Texas 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. Tuesday, April 26, 2022 DOWNLOAD AGENDA PDF COVID PROTOCOL RGV LEAD will prioritize student and staff well-being and safety by following the guidelines below: Cleaning and disinfecting all high-touch areas of common areas that will be utilized. RGV LEAD will provide sanitizing stations. The wearing of masks is a highly recommended practice. Social distance practices will be implemented to the [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge2022-04-22T19:11:41-05:00
28 11, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop

2022-01-04T18:30:14-06:00

November 2021 | Vol.3, Iss. 3 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop A Teachers’ Workshop for The Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge was held on November 17th to encourage more teachers to engage their students in this exciting year-long Entrepreneurship initiative. Thank you to Eloy Garza, Weslaco ISD, Stephanie Mendez, UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization, RGV LEAD staff and RGV LEAD Board, RGV Partnership Foundation, Texas Gas Service, MVEC Electric Corp., BBVA, and Ameriprise Financial for your support. We are off to a great start! Eloy Garza, MPS-IMC, marketing instructor at Weslaco [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Teacher Workshop2022-01-04T18:30:14-06:00
28 05, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners

2021-10-28T09:47:02-05:00

Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners Wow! Amazing! Awesome! Impressive! These are only a few ways to say, “Great Job!” These are words that can describe the three finalist teams for the Young Entrepreneurs of the Rio Grande Valley Challenge. RGV LEAD would like to congratulate the finalists: 1st place went to Wize Eats by Teresa A. Velez of Weslaco East High School (Pictured right); 2nd Place: Studio Café by Julietta Silva and Renata Perez of Brownsville Veterans Memorial Early College High School; and 3rd place: Maddy-May Masks by Zoey [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Winners2021-10-28T09:47:02-05:00
20 05, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas

2021-10-28T10:05:57-05:00

Vol.2, Iss. 9 | May 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas Young Entrepreneurs keynote speaker, Michael Limas [Pictured], financial advisor, co-owner of Las Ramblas in Brownsville, shared his education journey, including doing the little jobs that he may not have necessarily enjoyed doing, but did them because they helped him in his entrepreneur journey. He mentioned the importance of serving as an intern and building the confidence to “just do it” and take on new challenges. Through entrepreneur endeavors, people can network and you can find businesses who want to invest in [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge Keynote Speaker Michael Limas2021-10-28T10:05:57-05:00
5 04, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is Underway

2021-08-05T23:56:58-05:00

Vol. 2, Issue 8 | April 2021 Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge The Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is underway for high school students interested in developing an innovative business idea for potential prize money. The target participants are from 9th thru 12th grades and are enrolled in a Career & Technical Education program of study. They are challenged with generating business ideas that are aligned with the team’s or individual's CTE training program. Successful RGV entrepreneurs and college instructors will serve as mentors for teams progressing to the finals. Individual benefits for contestants are that [...]

Young Entrepreneurs of the RGV Challenge is Underway2021-08-05T23:56:58-05:00
5 03, 2021

Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Heads to the Finish Line

2021-08-06T00:00:57-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 7 | March 2021 Young Entrepreneur Challenge Heads to the Finish Line! Great collaborative work was done by the RGV Partnership, UTRGV Center for Innovation and Commercialization -CIC, Texas Gas Service, Magic Valley Electric Cooperative, and RGV LEAD - Rio Grande Valley Linking Economic and Academic Development at the Business Development Workshop for the Young Entrepreneur of the RGV Challenge. The four finalists teams, which stem from schools across the Rio Grande Valley, were given tips on developing and presenting their business ideas by Stephanie L. Mendez and Maria Julie Villalon from the Center for [...]

Young Entrepreneurs Challenge Heads to the Finish Line2021-08-06T00:00:57-05:00
29 01, 2021

Young Leaders Summit Keynote Speaker Susana Chapa

2021-10-28T13:25:01-05:00

Vol. 2, Iss. 5 | January 2021 Susana Chapa, Adjunct Faculty, UTRGV Young Leaders’ Summit Guest Speaker’s Speech Los Fresnos ISD Ambassador, Manuela Gracia introduced keynote speaker, Susan Chapa UTRGV adjunct professor.  Manuela aspires to become an aerospace engineer. Speach by Susie Chapa, UTRGV Being a school ambassador is a very prestigious role and such a great leadership opportunity. ~ Susie Chapa Every day each of you will have the opportunity to learn, to grow, to accept, and to be accountable for yourself: YOU! Being the best at what you do, and who you have to do [...]

Young Leaders Summit Keynote Speaker Susana Chapa2021-10-28T13:25:01-05:00

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