Grand Opening Celebration Friday, Sept. 14 for Three Razor’s Edge Shark Cage Student Businesses

Ready to celebrate the end of midterm week?  Head to the Don Taft Center for the Grand Openings of three new student-run businesses owned and operated by Vanderbilt Class of 2020 Razor’s Edge Shark Cage Scholars Program family, who will celebrate their Grand Openings on Friday, September 14. This is an enormous accomplishment for these students, and we would like to invite you to come and participate and enjoy some of their great new food choices. Cash or credit cards are accepted.

Each Razor’s Edge Shark Cage Scholars Program student opens a business in their junior year, in order to fulfill their scholarships. Each business aims to engage all members of NSU community including students, faculty, and staff.  Students went through specifically designed courses to aid them in getting their businesses started. From making Shark Pitches and Shark Funding Pitches to faculty members and entrepreneurs, students gained confidence in starting their on-campus businesses. This year, we have 4 businesses from the Vanderbilt Class. Three of them will be at the grand opening event. We invite you to ENGAGE with them and support their businesses.

Grand Opening Event:
Friday, September 14, 2018

Location: NSU Flight Deck at Don Taft University Center

  • 10:45 a.m. – Noon, Shark TEAth
  • 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Mako Me Fit
  • Noon – 2:00 p.m., Simple Servings

Shark TEAth

Wake up!  Wind down!  Get an invigorating start to your morning after all those midterm exams and long nights of studying. Start your morning with a refreshing cup of premium hot tea or a cool, refreshing glass of iced tea at Shark TEAth, located by the outside patio of the Flight Deck on the Grand Opening day from 10:45 a.m. – noon.

Shark TEAth, owned and operated by Paul Wiecki, a junior from Bristol, CT, majoring in Business and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Property Management, encourages you to come and take a well-deserved break and enjoy a few minutes of relaxation. Regular hours of operation are Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:45 a.m. to noon and Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Mako Me Fit

Midterms have you heading for the gym for a workout to relieve the stress and tension from long nights of studying?  Mako Me Fit offers protein shakes to enhance your workout.  At the Grand Opening special, purchase a protein shake between 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and receive a 50% off coupon for a protein shake on your next visit.  Mako Me Fit is located in the Rick Case Arena 2nd floor concession area.

Stacey Warm, a junior majoring in Business and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Property Management from Port Jefferson, NY, has wanted a solution to her post-workout since her Freshman year. Normal operating hours are Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Simple Servings

Simple Servings brings national brand food such Chick-fil-A, Bento, Mission BBQ, etc. to NSU Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus. The Grand Opening special is chicken sandwiches from Chick-fil-A, chips and a drink. Get your chix fix Friday!  Located in the outside patio of the Flight Deck, Grand Opening hours are from noon – 2:00 p.m.

Teddy Uy, owner and operator of Simple Servings, is a junior majoring in Business and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Property Management from Glendale, WI. Regular hours of operation are Wednesday’s from noon– 2:00 p.m.  Soon, the hours expand to Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from noon – 2:00 p.m., and he will be providing offerings from establishments such as Bento, Mission BBQ, and Buca di Peppo.

Shark MGMT

Are you a part of the executive board of a student club or organization and want to host more events, Gabriel Morales, a junior majoring in Business and minoring in Entrepreneurship and Property Management from Ponce, Puerto Rico, has a solution to make your life easier through his student-run business. Shark MGMT focuses on handling the paperwork and managing events for NSU registered student organizations.  Whether you are planning a general meeting in a classroom, a fundraiser at a nearby restaurant, game night at Davie Lanes, a ceremonial banquet at a nice venue or any other type of event, Shark MGM has you covered.  Shark MGMT operates at your convenience.  To schedule a meeting, contact Gabriel at (787) 299-7586 or or visit with him during the Grand Opening festivities.

For more information about this program, please contact Cheryl R. Babcock,  (954) 288-7435.



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