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Buzzworthy Business“I think it is so important to work at Berry because you need to find value in what you do.”
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Celebrate the holidays with Berry College.
27,000 acre campus 2,085 undergraduates 11.8:1 student to faculty ratio
more than 90% of students work on campus 35 states 13 countries founded 1902
a business major, junior Holden Wilbanks never thought he would need to worry
about getting stung on a regular basis.
A double-major in management and economics, Holden has always had an interest
in entrepreneurship and a desire to start his own business. Through the Student
Work Experience Program, he is now CEO of The Berry Farms: Berry Bees, one of
14 businesses run by the Student-Operated Enterprises.
far as getting stung goes, I'm pretty confident in my bee suit. I have only
been stung a couple of times so it protects me pretty well,” he said.
handles all the administrative duties of the enterprise including strategic
planning, revenue projections, personnel management, product deliveries,
customer relationships and hive management. The enterprise program hones skills
such as leadership, professionalism, public speaking, networking and others
that are necessary in the workplace post-graduation.
think it is so important to work at Berry because you need to find value in
what you do. Every job on Berry’s campus is meaningful and fulfills and
important role,” he said. Holden also serves as a spokesperson for the
enterprise program, sharing information with groups such as Leadership Georgia,
Berry Board of Trustees, Berry Alumni Council and the Student Work &
Enterprises Board of Advisors.
student at Berry has the opportunity to work regardless of family income and
more than 99 percent of students take that opportunity. To learn more go to www.berry.edu/stuwork/.
by Student Public Relations Assistant Nic DiazPhoto by Student Photographer Rhoxie Ellard