(NCF) Student starts company that sells products to encourage social distancing

From Business Observer, August 26, 2020
Aleah Colón-Alfonso launched the business Stay Safely Away.

Recognizing an urgent need during the pandemic — to remind people to practice social distancing — one area college student decided to find an entrepreneurial solution. 

That student, Aleah Colón-Alfonso, a rising junior at New College of Florida in Sarasota, has launched the company Stay Safely Away. The business sells wearable items that remind people to keep their distance.

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Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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