Marion County students take advantage of FMU entrepreneurial class

Fourteen students sit inside a newly furnished classroom in the Swamp Fox Higher Education center this past Tuesday morning for the first day of a four-week course designed to teach adults about entrepreneurship.  The class is the first course in an educational partnership that includes Francis Marion University, Florence Darlington Technical College and Coastal Carolina […]

Encouraging the entrepreneurial spirit

It was a copy of a speech given at his alma mater, Hillsdale College, in November of 1998 that started it all. James Bailey, most well known for the three terms he served as an SC State House Representative, is the founder of the non-profit company YEScarolina, a local program which encourages entrepreneurship in today’s […]

YEScarolina, together with Waste Management & FMU hosting work shop for Marion County Unemployed

Francis Marion University is now accepting applications for a free workshop for 25 residents of Marion County on how to become self employed or a better employee. “The program will provide them with the tools they need to start a business themselves,” Manager of Kelley’s Small Business Institute at FMU Brianna Zhang said.  “And if […]