Tag: Accounting

UW-Green Bay students work on real corporate innovation challenges

Four UW-Green Bay students helped pitch their teams’ ideas at Demo Day in Milwaukee as part of The Commons Fall 2018 cohort. Students applied to the program then spent a weekend plus nine Tuesday evenings in Milwaukee working on either a real corporate innovation challenge or on a startup in order to accelerate their entrepreneurial […]

UW-Green Bay students partner with Sartori (cheese) to solve real-world problems

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Seven UW-Green Bay students recently spent a Saturday solving real corporate innovation challenges at Jake’s Café in Sheboygan for Sartori, a family owned company in Plymouth “dedicated to making the world’s finest artisan cheese made from premium milk supplied by local Wisconsin farmers.” While several students applied to the program, these students were invited to […]

UW-Green Bay students network with Kohler executive leaders

On Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018, UW-Green Bay students had the opportunity to have lunch at Lambeau Field and network with Kohler executive leaders from across the globe. Twenty-six students participated in the mentoring event, and were given the chance to interact with the executives to learn about career pathways, qualities and skills for success and […]

Austin E. Cofrin School of Business hosted Open House event

The Austin E. Cofrin School of Business hosted a Business Open House event on Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. Prospective students interested in Business Administration and Accounting related programs visited campus to interact with interns, alumni, faculty and staff to learn what the School of Business has to offer.

UW-Green Bay dominates Two Rivers business idea competition

Sophomore Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) and senior Sam Hunt (Mathematics) took first and second place, respectively, at the Light Up the Lakeshore Business Idea Competition, recently. Other UW-Green Bay students and alumni participating were Hannah Hastings ’18 (Accounting), Claire Bestul (Business Administration), Renee DeGrand (Business Administration) and Chelsea Georgia (Business Administration). The competition was supported […]

Photos: Accounting Students Luncheon

Accounting Student Luncheon

The Accounting Student Association held its annual year-end celebration on May 4, 2018 at the Weidner Center, Mark Brandt ’85 (Accounting), former founder and owner of Pinnacle Consulting and managing partner of American East, Green Bay, was the invited keynote speaker. During the celebration, students honored long-time faculty member and advisor Steve Muzatko (who is […]

Trevor Olsen hired (well) before graduation

Trevor Olsen, Accounting, is just one of many UW-Green Bay students hired before graduation — well before graduation — evidence of local employer efforts to reach earlier into the pipeline to find and hire the talent they need. The Gresham, Wis. native, was hired by international food company Schreiber Foods as a financial analyst already […]

Accounting student Courtney Hamilton receives special recognition

UW-Green Bay student Courtney Hamilton (Accounting) was recently selected to receive Financial Executives International (FEI) of Northeastern Wisconsin’s Academic Achievement Award. Five of these awards will be distributed to area students who have demonstrated excellence in finance and accounting. In addition to a $1,000 award, she was given special recognition at FEI’s April Chapter Meeting […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus Young named president of Schenck SC

The Fond Du Lac Reporter reports that UW-Green Bay alumnus Daniel Young, CPA, CVA, assumed the role of president at Schenck SC, a full-service accounting and consulting firm, on January 1, 2018. Before named president, Young worked as the managing shareholder of Schenck’s Green Bay office, and held leadership roles in various executive committees inside […]