Tag: business week

UW-Green Bay creates ‘Community Partnership Award in Business’

Recognizing and encouraging campus-community collaboration is the aim of a newly created awards program open to students, faculty and staff at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Beginning in 2016, the Chancellor’s Community Partnership Award in Business will annually present a $5,000 scholarship to a selected undergraduate or graduate student and a $5,000 cash award to […]

Dave Skogen delivers motivating Business Week keynote

Festival Foods Chairman of the Board Dave Skogen had a message to share after nearly six decades in business. Life is about “earning, learning and returning.” Skogen presented to a full house on the stage of UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday (March 26) evening as the keynote speaker for the University’s […]

Skogen brings life’s lessons to Business Week audience

Festival Foods Chairman of the Board Dave Skogen had a message to share after nearly six decades in business. Life is about “earning, learning and returning.” Skogen presented to a full house on the stage of UW-Green Bay’s Weidner Center for the Performing Arts Thursday (March 26) evening as the keynote speaker for the University’s […]

Business Week keynote to feature Festival Foods Chairman of the Board

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Business Week 2015 will feature a Wisconsin businessman with a long history of success. Dave Skogen, Chairman of the Board for Festival Foods, will share his expertise in a keynote to students, business faculty and guests on Thursday, March 26. The Skogen family’s history in the grocery business began in […]

Pitch perfect: Students compete for best elevator speech

As part of Business Week 2014, the Cofrin School of Business conducts a competition titled “Create Impact with Your Professional Pitch.” Students created a one-minute video that highlights their strengths and value as a prospective employee. Out of 82 initial participants, 15 finalists were selected for the next round. Four practicing managers will determine the […]

New in pictures: A bang-up Business Week at UW-Green Bay

Call it a success. The third annual Business Week certainly touched all three elements of this year’s theme: “Creativity, Innovation and Vision.” The event was sponsored by the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business and Career Services at UW-Green Bay. Click here to see a photo gallery and summary of events – thanks to our […]

Young grads talk ‘professionalism’ at Business Week

Business Week 2013 at UW-Green Bay got off to a strong start last Monday with a panel of recent graduates addressing current students on “The Nuts and Bolts of Professionalism.” The session in Phoenix Room B of the University Union drew several dozen attendees interested in hearing first-hand experiences of landing professional positions in today’s […]

UW-Green Bay’s Cofrin School of Business presents Business Week 2013

UW-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, in partnership with Career Services, will present a host of activities as part of Business Week 2013, to be held Feb. 25-March 7 on the campus at 2420 Nicolet Drive. Now in its third year, Business Week is a valuable opportunity for local businesspeople and students in […]

Alumnus, Business Week speaker King to be featured on ‘Undercover Boss’

He held court as keynoter for UW-Green Bay’s Business Week dinner March 8, and now UW-Green Bay alumnus Mark King (’81) is coming to a small screen near you. King, CEO and president of TaylorMade-adidas Golf, will be featured Friday (April 6) on the CBS show “Undercover Boss.” Look for King sporting a shaved head, […]