For Immediate Release
Date: April 29, 2020
Contact: Tom McGuire, Director of Communications/Media Relations
Bloomsburg University offering Small Business Recovery Program through Zeigler College of Business
BLOOMSBURG—The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Zeigler College of Business is establishing a Small Business Recovery Program (SBRP) to assist local businesses in recovery from the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
“We know these are challenging days for small businesses throughout the region, and the Zeigler College of Business wants to be a partner to help solve those problems,” said Todd Shawver, dean of the Zeigler College of Business.”
The SBRP will assist regional small business with any aspect of their business, except for financial assistance. These services can include, but not limited to:
- Professional sales assistance
- Social media and marketing strategy
- Business strategy redevelopment
- Cost structures and monitoring
- Tax guidance
- Open to customizing services depending on business needs.
“This will be a fabulous learning opportunity for our students, under the supervision of our amazing faculty,” said Shawver. “It will provide the subject matter expertise necessary to provide guidance for our small business and assist them in recovering from this negative economic impact.”
Anyone wishing to access the services of the SBRP can do so by filling out a request form that can be found at https://intranet.bloomu.edu/zcob-business-recovery-signup