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Crush Your Goals

January 13, 2023

People like to rattle off the phrase "follow your dreams", but don’t typically tell us how to do so. Here are three tips for setting goals and keeping up with them, to help you make your dreams come true!

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UW-Green Bay Hosted a Regional Conference

December 21, 2022

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.

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Workshops for the Leaders of Tomorrow

December 15, 2022

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!

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SCCC DECA Attends the New York Experience Conference

December 9, 2022

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.

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POB DECA Is Stronger Together

December 8, 2022

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.

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DECA Fundraising: Thinking Outside of the Box

November 28, 2022

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.

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Non-Traditional SBE's: Unique Locations

November 4, 2022

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 unique learning locations.

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SCCC DECA Brings Joy to Local Nursing Homes

November 1, 2022

For Halloween, Saline County Career Center DECA held an event for members dedicated to decorating pumpkins for local nursing home residents in a community service activity.

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Announcing the Winners of the 2022 DECA Pumpkin Contest

October 31, 2022

Congratulations to the winners of DECA's Annual Pumpkin Contest! With an impressive 500+ submissions from members all across the DECA world, the selection process was not easy, but the members have voted and we are excited to announce the top three winners in each category!

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Non-Traditional SBE's: Printing and Engraving

October 28, 2022

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.

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Sauk Rapids-Rice DECA's First Officer Induction Ceremony

October 24, 2022

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.

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Non-Traditional SBEs: Banks and Credit Unions

October 21, 2022

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.

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Blacksburg DECA's September Soiree Is a Success

October 14, 2022

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.

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North Paulding DECA's Annual Tailgate Recruitment Social

October 1, 2022

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!

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Syosset DECA Gets the Edge with Massive Membership Growth

September 29, 2022

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!

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An Innovative Way to Increase Member Engagement

September 2, 2022

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!

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Meet 4 DECA Alumni Who Have Maximized their Momentum

February 7, 2022

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.

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Alumni Spotlight: Mackenzie Perez

February 7, 2022

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.

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Alumni Spotlight: Ramkishore Annachi

February 7, 2022

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.

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Utah Collegiate DECA Hosts Fall Leadership Conference

December 20, 2021

Utah Collegiate DECA members attended their association's annual Fall Leadership Conference in November. Here are three key takeaways that members gained by participating.

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Naperville Central DECA Virtually Hosts Guest Speaker Jake Dunlap

December 9, 2021

Naperville Central DECA virtually hosted businessman and entrepreneur Jake Dunlap as he shared tips, tricks and experiences about the business world.

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Lyman Hall DECA Gets in the Spirit

December 9, 2021

Lyman Hall DECA got involved in the town's fiftieth anniversary powderpuff game by making and marketing spirit buttons for students, staff and community members.

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UWEC DECA Hosts Halloween Social

December 4, 2021

On October 25, the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire DECA hosted a Halloween social.

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Mayville State University DECA Finds Ways to Give Back During COVID-19

December 1, 2021

Mayville State University DECA finds ways to connect with the community through volunteering, even in the midst of a global pandemic.