Marylhurst University

Skip to content »

Nick Price Quoted in Wall Street Journal

Business student Nick Price made resolutions to get fit and increase his social media presence, a combination that led to him being quoted in the Wall Street Journal.

It began with a simple idea: Download a fitness app and tweet each time he used it, to document the days he worked out. After a few months, Nick sent a tweet to the company, FitStar, with a before and after photo. FitStar contacted him and asked if he'd be willing to be profiled as one of their success stories. After that, they told him a reporter from the Wall Street Journal would like to interview him for a story.

The commitment to get fit was a 2013 resolution. For 2014, Nick says, "My social media resolution is to [connect with] as many people on LinkedIn as I have on Facebook."

Nick Price served in the U.S. Navy. He is attending Marylhurst University full time, on track to complete his BS in Business & Management with a Certificate in Human Resources in spring 2014. He plans to pursue his MBA at Marylhurst next, and then make a career as a veterans specialist for a Fortune 500 company.

 

Nick Price tells his FitStar story

Related News

See All News

Eileen Mejia Leads Regional Retreat

Eileen Mejia, communication studies faculty, will lead a retreat for Universal Unitarians in Seabeck, Wash., in May 2015.

John Haek Gives Talk at Svoboda Concert

John Haek, music faculty, will give the pre-concert talk at two performances featuring works by the renowned composer Tomas Svoboda on April 16 and 17, 2015.

Calendar

See All Events

March 30, 2015 – May 08, 2015

Kate Simmons: Ripple

The Marylhurst University Department of Art is proud to present the work of Kate Simmons at the Mayer Art Building as well as a show of sculpture b...

READ MORE

April 07, 2015 – May 15, 2015

The Art Gym: Heidi Schwegler

Schwegler is an artist working in a variety of media, most frequently sculpture and video. She is concerned with the impermanent nature of the corp...

READ MORE

April 26, 2015

Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit

The Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit features instrument makers and performers of the Pacific Northwest. Exhibits and woodworking demonstrations...

READ MORE

GIVE

Support Marylhurst University. Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

DONATE NOW

©2013 Marylhurst University