· Men's Hoops
Letter to the
Entrepreneurs say motivation is the key to success
By Zach Colick
Arizona Daily Wildcat
Thursday, April 28, 2005
Eller College business students have recently helped develop an entrepreneurship
club for fellow risk takers wanting to share similar interests and assume the gambles
of taking on a business venture.
Sean Conway, a marketing junior, said the UA's lucrative entrepreneurship program
is a very competitive major with a large demand of students and thought he should
help promote a club or business venture he has wanted to be a part of ever since he
started selling lemonade in front of his house as a kid.
Being an entrepreneur has never been about the money for Conway but rather being
"Hopefully, I won't ever have to work for someone; I can start my own business,"
Conway said. "You make the mistakes now so you don't make them in the future."
Conway said he saw the demand for the club after seeing a group called "I'm an
Entrepreneur" on Thefacebook.com, where more than 150 students joined to
connect to students with similar interests. He said he wants to spread the
entrepreneurial spirit around campus and let students know they don't need a job
after college when they can start their own business.
"We are working to promote entrepreneurship for students so they can meet people
with similar ideals before their senior year in college," Conway said. "We would like
to not only encourage this way of life throughout campus, but also to the Tucson
Though the club's first meeting is slated for next fall, Conway said he wanted to get
the club's message out to students bef