UNLV Collegiate DECA Makes It Count During DECA Month!

The UNLV Collegiate DECA Chapter recently picked up a proclamation from Mayor Carolyn Goodman’s office proclaiming November 17th – 23rd as UNLV Collegiate DECA Week. The national month long celebration challenged its members to create awareness in their schools and communities by planning DECA activities, as well as marketing their chapter through social media and community channels.

For the month of November, the UNLV Collegiate DECA chapter planned a calendar full of events, not only for its members, but also their high school division, the UNLV campus, and the Las Vegas community. Some of these activities included visiting a local high school chapter to discuss the collegiate experience, a panel discussion with four industry leaders showcasing, “Building Your Own Brand” in your dream career, traveling to Utah for a Fall Leadership Conference and Case Study Competition, collecting donations for the UNLV food pantry, preparing for the online business plan event during Global Entrepreneurship Week, an adviser appreciation, training  for the national professional development conference in D.C. this upcoming April, and starting their submission for the national membership recognition program.

This year alone, the UNLV executive team has seen tremendous growth, increasing from 15 to 56 members. Each of them are actively doing their part to make a difference in not only their lives but the community. The chapter has also been reaching out to secure judges for their upcoming competition preparation sessions, as well as, obtaining local business sponsors in exchange for social media and chapter recognition.

In support of the mayor’s proclamation they challenge everyone in their community to, instead of asking what DECA is, to answer this question in their own words. Contact a local chapter today and show your support of passionate young leaders. For more information on the UNLV Collegiate DECA chapter go to www.unlvdeca.co.vu or like us on Facebook.

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