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12 CART Students Vying for $80,000 in Prizes

College of the Arts students competing for big prizes as the Feliciano School of Business hosts Bulbhead’s annual contest for entrepreneurship and invention.

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Did you know that May 2 is BulbHead Inventors Day for Aspiring Entrepreneurs?

Anthony “Sully” Sullivan, the blue-shirted OxiClean pitchman, will be Master of Ceremony as a twelve teams pitch product and business ideas for the chance at $80,000 in prizes.

Of the 31 students entered, a total of twelve are representing the creativity and drive of the College of the Arts–join us at the University Hall 7th floor conference center to show our support for our promising students as they attempt to secure financing to make their dreams a reality.

Agenda [subject to change]:

9:00 am – 10:30 am

1 – 6


Lauren Wisnewski – Senior – Visual Communication Design

Sarah DiPirro – Junior – Visual Communication Design

Bailey Capra – Junior – Exercise Science

Lauren Green – Junior – Visual Arts


Muhammad Umar Cheema – Graduate Student – MBA

Eric Virgil Sanchez – Graduate Student – MBA

Arbnore Hoxha – Graduate Student – MBA

Kore Beauty

Katherine Gutt – Senior – Industrial Design

Christopher Weiss – Senior – Industrial Design


George Garcia – Senior  – Business Administration – Entrepreneurship

Matthew Szot – Senior – Applied Nutrition

Jacob Gilbert – Junior – Psychology

Home Studio Yoga

Alexis Grant – Graduate Student – Psychology

Cynthia Vlad – Graduate Student – Psychology

Lick Loyalty

Kylah Williams – Senior – Communication & Media Arts

Joshua Leclerc – Graduate – Fine Arts





Culture Wear

Kent Daniel – Senior – Management

Adrialys Samboy – Senior – Business Administration

Sasha Mejia-Rivaj – Junior – Fine Arts: Photography


William Krupka – Junior – Management

David McDougall – Junior – Management

Daphne Titus-Glover – Senior – Visual Communication Design


Breana Perez – Sophomore – Product Design

Ross Newton – Freshman – Product Design

AquaNet Ecosystems

Seth Alexander Lewinson – Senior – Sustainability Science BS/MS

Dylan Belding – Graduate Student – Sustainability Science


Sirawar Matin – Sophomore – Athletic Training

Iffat Daniel Siddiqi – Junior – Computer Science


Danielle Neshadny – Senior – Biology

Bryana Taliaferro-Redmond – Sophomore – Mathematics

Jessica Li – Junior – Visual Communication Design

12:30pm-4:00pm Lunch break and FINAL JUDGING


4:00pm The dramatic moment when three teams are crowned winners!


  • First Prize = $50,000
  • Second Prize = $20,000
  • Third Prize = $10,000


Read more about the upcoming pitch.

Add this to your calendar now 

Read about last year’s competition 

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