Each week on “On a Mission” we talk to community leaders who are out to make a positive impact in the area. Today, our host Wendy Norfleet talks to Caleb Garrett from UNF’s Coggin College of Business.
The Coggin College of Business aspires to be the institution of first choice for business education, serving North Florida with top quality faculty excelling in teaching and scholarship, and sharing with students their passion for life-long discovery and community service.
To learn more, visit https://www.unf.edu/coggin/.
What makes your company unique?: We are a State University in the city of Jacksonville. This give us the expertise and infrastructure to make a major impact on the business community.
How do you define success?: Creating transformational educational opportunities for Coggin students.
Who in the industry inspires you and why?:
Higher Education – Scott Galloway
Leadership – Simon Sinek
What is a tip for success that you would provide someone in your same industry?: Meet the as many of students/constituents you are raising money for as possible. They provide great stories to share your organization’s success.
What excites you most about your industry?: Higher education has the ability to shape someone’s life dramatically for the better. It also has the resources to impact the community.
What is the biggest challenge you think you or your organization is going to face in the upcoming year?: Higher education is changing as technology advances.