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Baylor-USASBE Student Case Writing Competition Now Accepting Applications

April 4, 2013

The 2014 Baylor-USASBE Student Case Writing Competition is now accepting submissions. This is an innovative international event that supports and encourages undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe who wish to engage in case research and case writing.

Submitted cases must be original and must not have been previously published nor submitted for review to a conference, book, or journal. Submitted cases are suitable if they advance the field of entrepreneurship and contribute to our understanding of entrepreneurial phenomena.

The next competition will be held in January 2014 at the USASBE Conference in Fort Worth, Texas. The deadline for submissions is September 13, 2013. Finalists will make their presentations to the judges on Thursday, January 9, and the winners will receive their awards Friday morning, January 10, 2014.

Congratulations to the 2013 Baylor-USASBE Student Case Writing Competition award winners. The competition took place on Thursday, Jan. 10. Winners were recognized at the USASBE Conference in San Francisco, California on Friday, January 11, 2013.

First place: Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, Calif.
Student presenters: Hector Gonzalez, Gobind Manwani, Aneese Bishara, and Andrew Vranicar
Case title: "Growing Pains at Diaper Dude"

Second place: Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.
Student presenters: Laura Hudson, Joshua Sheppard, Andrew Sumerlin, and Ellie Qin
Case title: "Charlie Thigpen's Garden Gallery"

Third place: Bryant University, Smithfield, R.I.
Student presenters: Geena Albury, Megan Lemoi and Jessica Helfrich
Case title: "Raffa Yoga: From Beginner to Advanced"

Finalists included:

  • IMT Hyderabad, India
    Student author: Nitin Kuman Jain
    Case title: "After 12"
  • Samford University, Birmingham, Ala.
    Student author: Meg Lozner
    Case title: "Southern Grits to Haute Cuisine: Much More Than a Taste of the South"
  • Baylor University, Waco, Texas
    Student author: Jacob Murray
    Case title: "Bambino Super City"

For more information, visit the competition's website or send questions via email.

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