Video story by contributor Kevin Gorman
College campuses have plenty of coffee shops, but unlike the Starbucks cafés and Dunkin’ shops, the newest one to open on JMU’s campus is a student-run business.
Brewbike, which opened this winter, is located in The Union building at JMU and open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. And it not only employs students to work behind the counter but also to run the business. John Gokey, a junior accounting student, serves as the coffee shop’s CEO.
JMU is one of eight college campuses with a Brewbike operation, and three more are expected to open one soon. Two Northwestern University students started the company in 2015.
And Gokey told The Citizen the shop had a successful launch and is looking to spread the word. Here’s a look inside the business:
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