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Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition winner to be announced Wednesday


block_n-4535808-2013987The winner will be announced from among five student entrepreneurial teams that were selected as finalists last December in the University of Nevada, Reno’s Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition. Now in its second year, the competition was named for Rick Sontag, the alumnus whose generous gift created the opportunity for students to demonstrate their ability to start or expand a business. The $50,000 grand prize will help the winning students bring their business ideas to fruition in a real–world business setting. An additional gift from the Monroe-Shuler Foundation will provide a second-place prize of $5,000.

WHO: University students on the five finalist teams, College of Business Dean Greg Mosier, Rick Sontag will join the awards presentation via Skype to announce the winner
WHAT: Awards ceremony and luncheon announcing the Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition Winner
WHEN: March 6, noon – 1:30 p.m. Members of the media are encouraged to arrive by 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: University of Nevada, Reno, Joe Crowley Student Union, Ballroom A
For more information about the Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition, go to www.unr.edu/sontag.
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