Wednesday, March 21st is SBDC Day! SBDC Day will unite the nearly 1,000 SBDC centers across the country and the hundreds of thousands of clients they serve by sharing, in real time, the success stories and notable impacts SBDCs collectively have on the small business community at large. Help us showcase the impact of the Ohio SBDC by being part of the second annual #SBDCDay campaign.

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Businesses have always celebrated ribbon cuttings, grand openings and company anniversaries, and for a second year, they’ll be able to celebrate the people who help them turn their dreams into reality – Small Business Development Centers. America’s SBDC Day is set for March 21, 2018, a day that will unite nearly 1,000 SBDCs across the country and the hundreds of thousands of clients they’ve served in their near 40-year history.

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Call your SBDC today! We love helping our clients!

Tom Southards, SBDC at KSU-CAE, invites you to join other small business owners. Bring us your business needs and explore how we can help you get to solutions. 330-672-0793, wsouthar@kent.edu

Our clients make it all worthwhile!

Recent highlights

We are currently tapping into a student team in one of our capstone courses to assist a new client. 

Faculty expertise will enable us assist another client with a new process implementation. 

GrowthWheelTM will provide a starting point for a new member of a family-owned technology business to increase her business knowledge at no cost.

Dr. Blake Stringer, Dr. Michael Fisch, student research assistant Dakota Bunner and Paul Hartman, President, Sustainable Structures collaborated on a research paper, “A new 360° airfoil model for predicting airfoil thrust potential in vertical-axis wind turbine designs,” in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 10, 013304 (2018), published online by the American Institute of Physics.