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Non-Traditional SBE's: Printing and Engraving
School-based enterprises usually emerge in response to an identified need in the marketplace for a particular product or service. These two gold-certified, non-traditional SBEs are switching things up by providing their schools access to printing and engraving shops.
Sauk Rapids-Rice DECA's First Officer Induction Ceremony
Sauk Rapids-Rice DECA hosted its first successful officer pinning and induction! The event consisted of professional headshots, music, dinner, a formal presentation of the executive council and the induction of all other junior officers.
Non-Traditional SBEs: Banks and Credit Unions
School-based enterprises usually emerge in response to an identified need in the marketplace for a particular product or service. These two gold-certified, non-traditional SBEs are switching things up by providing their schools access to banks and credit unions.
Blacksburg DECA's September Soiree Is a Success
In early September, Blacksburg DECA hosted its first annual "September Soiree" for potential members, including current marketing students and students enrolled in a marketing class next semester.
North Paulding DECA's Annual Tailgate Recruitment Social
What is a social? A social is where NPHS DECA as a chapter, gets together outside of school hours for an interactive activity/game planned by our officer team. This is a great way for our chapter to come together and create a lasting memory!
Syosset DECA Gets the Edge with Massive Membership Growth
Syosset experiences a 75% increase in membership, making them one of the largest chapters in New York. They are preparing for competition and can’t wait to Get the Edge!
An Innovative Way to Increase Member Engagement
Is your DECA chapter looking for a new and creative way to recruit members and increase member engagement? Learn how Cypress Bay DECA, the largest chapter in the world, uses "DECA Day" to retain current members and attract new ones!
Meet 4 DECA Alumni Who Have Maximized their Momentum
Over its more than 75-year history, DECA has prepared more than ten million members for college and career success. Here's how DECA shaped the career paths of four alumni and advice they wish to share with current members.
Alumni Spotlight: Mackenzie Perez
DECA prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs to be college and career-ready, but what does that mean? I had the opportunity to meet with alumna Mackenzie Perez and discuss how DECA prepared her for college success.
Alumni Spotlight: Ramkishore Annachi
Ramki served as DECA’s Southern Region Vice President for the 2020-2021 academic year. He was an avid competitor from North Carolina who was fortunate to have the opportunity to serve at the chapter, association and executive levels of leadership.
Utah Collegiate DECA Hosts Fall Leadership Conference
Utah Collegiate DECA members attended their association's annual Fall Leadership Conference in November. Here are three key takeaways that members gained by participating.
Naperville Central DECA Virtually Hosts Guest Speaker Jake Dunlap
Naperville Central DECA virtually hosted businessman and entrepreneur Jake Dunlap as he shared tips, tricks and experiences about the business world.
Stacy Oakley: Ecosystem Builder in Action
Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week by learning about DECA Advisor Stacy Oakley. She is more than just an educator; Oakley is a connector, an investor in the lives of her students, past and present, and an ecosystem builder in action.
UW Madison DECA's Mentorship Program
UW Madison DECA started a new mentorship program this semester, greatly benefiting both new and senior members. The program has had a lot of success as new students feel welcome paired up with a senior member.
FVTC DECA Restocks Local Food Pantry
FVTC DECA collected over 400 food items during the statewide Trick-or-Can helping restock the FVTC food pantry. The FVTC food pantry is dedicated to providing students with access to free food.
Helping Our Communities
Volunteers stepped up on a rainy Sunday afternoon to drop off bags requesting nonperishable food items for the Whitewater Community Space, a nonprofit community center that provides free clothing, furniture, books, food and many other items to anyone in need.
Mayville State DECA Gives Back with the Feed My Starving Child Initiative
Thirteen Mayville State University DECA members help feed 48 starving children across the world by volunteering with the Feed My Starving Child Initiative.
Ensign College Mock Competition 2023
Ensign Collegiate DECA had a blast preparing for Utah's state conference during our mock competition. Getting together as a chapter to learn, build on each other's energy and make much-needed memories together.
How to Prepare Yourself on Competition Day: A Guide to DECA Glass
During competition, students challenge their business knowledge and skills with real scenarios to win over judges. You have what it takes to reach your goals, and by preparing yourself for competition day, you will set yourself one step ahead of your competition.
UW-Green Bay Hosted a Regional Conference
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Collegiate DECA Chapter hosted its first-ever regional conference this November. It was a huge success with over 70 attendees, four guest speakers and five schools.
Workshops for the Leaders of Tomorrow
Want to learn how your DECA Chapter can prepare your members for their future careers by expanding upon their personal and professional skills? Read about Cypress Bay High School’s Career Development Project and how they prepare emerging leaders at the bay!
SCCC DECA Attends the New York Experience Conference
Students from SCCC DECA attended DECA's New York Experience for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to New York City. The trip was full of exciting learning experiences about different aspects of marketing, business, entrepreneurship, hospitality, and finance.
POB DECA Is Stronger Together
One amazing aspect of DECA is supporting causes that positively impact the community and change the course of people's lives. Throughout the month of October POB DECA partnered with Stacy's Warriors, a local breast cancer charity, to raise over $9,000.
DECA Fundraising: Thinking Outside of the Box
Interested in learning how your chapter can increase its fundraising events? Read about Cypress Bay DECA's largest fundraiser of the year—snack boxes—and the impact it has on the student body.