DECA Direct - September 2018

It Can Wait, It's Worth The Wait

DECA is pleased to announce a collaboration with AT&T to reduce the number of distracted drivers. It Can Wait is a national campaign, launched by AT&T, to eliminate distracted driving. The campaign encourages individuals to take a pledge promising to not be a distracted driver. DECA and AT&T are collaborating to launch a 'text-to-pledge' project.

Check out the 2018-2019 Collegiate DECA Guide

Check out the all-new Collegiate DECA Guide.  Packed with all the information and updates you need to have a successful year, the Collegiate DECA Guide is your one-stop-shop to prepare for the 2018-2019 school year. The Collegiate DECA Guide contains tons of…

SBE Week 2018 is Coming!

This year's #DECASBEWeek will take place Monday, October 1 – Friday, October 5. Each day of #DECASBEWeek will have a social media theme that is unique to the DECA’s school-based enterprise program, and you are encouraged to share photos or videos of your own SBE that correspond to the daily theme.

Piper Jaffray Teen Survey Closes October 5

Each spring and each fall, Piper Jaffray & Co. and DECA work together to conduct the bi-annual “Taking Stock With Teens” survey. The survey gauges brand preferences and spending habits among teenagers.

DECA Scholarships FAQs

DECA and its corporate partners provide over $300,000 in scholarships to DECA and Collegiate DECA members each year. To help you better understand DECA’s scholarship process, check out these frequently asked questions and get the answers you need to win a scholarship this year!

Apply Now for 2019 DECA Scholarships

DECA has launched the online scholarship program for the 2018-2019 school year. The deadline for online submission is January 18, 2019, so check out the online portal today!

10 Books to Read This Year

Today is #ReadABookDay, but books deserve more than just one day of love. In fact, if you want to be wealthy, successful, or just really smart, then you should read books. A lot of books. The average CEO reads four to five books per month, which is about one book per week. Whether you're looking to hone your skills for your Role Play or jumpstart your journey to a corner office, we've got the books for you!

The Next Step: The Road So Far on My Collegiate DECA Journey

I have been a part of DECA since my senior year of high school, where I fell in love with the organization and gained so much from it. Since I was very sad that I only was able to enjoy one year of DECA in high school, I decided to take DECA to college, which turned out to be one of the best decisions I have ever made.

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