UNI JPEC CBA Student Entrepreneur of the Year 2006

Carlos Argeullo, who is a senior marketing major at the University of Northern Iowa, is the recipient of UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center's (JPEC) Student Entrepreneur of the Year award. The award comes with a $200 cash prize.

Arguello is from Caroll and originally from Nicaragua. He owns two businesses that are operating in the Student Business Incubator run by the UNI JPEC. One business is a Spanish/English translation and interpretation business focusing primarily on the banking, medical, and legal industries and the other business is a Spanish-language newspaper for Western Iowa that he hopes will eventually serve all of Iowa. He is a member of the Iowa Council for International Understanding and a member of UNI's Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization. He previously worked at Veridian Credit Union and has an internship this summer with Principal Financial in Des Moines.