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Malone University Enactus selected as a Sam’s Club Step Up for Small Business Project Partnership Finalist

March 14, 2014 | Release # 6871

Malone University Enactus has been named a 2013–2014 Sam's Club Step Up for Small Business finalist. The complete list of finalists includes:

Boston College
Central Texas College
Culver-Stockton College
Flagler College
John Brown University
Malone University
Missouri State University
Texas A & M International University
University of Houston
Wilkes University

Malone University and the other finalists will receive $1,000 and a plaque. In addition, Malone's small business partner – The Wholesome Hive will receive $2,000 and a plaque.

From the list of finalist Enactus teams, three Grand Prize Award teams will be selected on-stage at the 2014 Opening Round Award Ceremony scheduled for April 1 at the 2014 National Exposition in Cincinnati.

The Wholesome Hive strives to be a self-sustaining small business that focuses on the physical well-being of the local customer through the education and use of high quality, homemade, chemical-free, all-natural body and home care products. The Wholesome Hive is constantly researching new and different products to add to its line, depending on customer feedback and market trends. Current products feature benefits to many areas of wellness. Due to the lack of preservatives and chemicals in the products, most items have a shorter shelf life than those typically found at the store. Products are sold mostly locally in Canton, Ohio, at Farmers' Markets, Craft Fairs, and by word-of-mouth.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone has been recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, as one of Northeast Ohio’s Top Workplaces by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2014,has been awarded the designation Military Friendly School by Victory Media, and is named to AffordableCollegesOnline (ACO)’s Best Lifetime Return on Investment list for the State of Ohio.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
fgubznf+znybar+rqh Phone: 330.471.8239
Cell: 330.324.2424

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