On Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, UW-Green Bay hosted the first event of the annual Startup Green Bay Week, as per tradition. This year, the UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurial Finance class opened its classroom to the public, including local press, for what would have been a typical guest lecture. However, Aaron Kennedy, founder of Noodles and Company […]
UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus student Nathan Bihini placed second at the “Invent Your North” Hatch Event on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. Bihini’s success at the pitch event qualifies him to compete for the $5,000 grand prize in Green Bay on Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 for the Hatch Regional Finale, presented by New North and BrightStar. He […]
Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is hosting a Small Business Summit on Thursday, Sept. 19 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in its Corporate Conference Center. UW-Green Bay alumni Paul Northway ’90 (Business Administration and Political Science) and Craig Dickman ’82 (Business Administration) will be keynote speakers at the event. The purpose of the Summit is to inform, educate and […]
UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus is offering classes to people who are looking to start a new business. The school’s Small Business Development Center joined forces with the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation, to bring the classes to the campus. The eight sessions will begin on Sept. 12, 2019 and will be held on Thursday evenings […]
Yum Brands on Thursday named UW-Green Bay alumnus, Mark King (Business Administration) ’81, former Adidas president, as the new CEO of its Taco Bell division. See more via Yum Brands’ new Taco Bell CEO is former Adidas executive Mark King, CNBC.
Five UW-Green Bay students recently completed an innovation skills accelerator program with The Commons, which places college students from 25 Wisconsin universities on interdisciplinary teams to work on real corporate and civic challenges as well as student startups, in Milwaukee. The five students applied to the program and were chosen for the Spring 2019 cohort. Jennifer Nowicki (Business […]
UW-Green Bay alumnus Brad Pfaff (Public Administration, Business Administration), Secretary-designee of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, was featured in the Wisconsin State Farmer. Pfaff is looking forward to serving “the farmers of Wisconsin and the rural communities of the state.” Read more.
The business idea workshop and contest hosted by the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 has been featured in the Herald Times Reporter. The business idea workshop will take place from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., while the student business idea contest will take place from 6:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Read more.
UW-Green Bay student Renee DeGrand (Business Administration) has advanced to the semi-finals of the 2019 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest. Fifty of the nearly two hundred entries advanced. Judging will commence through April with the top half advancing to the next round. The top approximately dozen finalists will present at the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference in […]
The UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Competition will be taking place on Wednesday, Mar. 27, 2019 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in Phoenix Room C located in UW-Green Bay’s University Union. Please attend to hear UW-Green Bay students pitch their business ideas in 90 seconds, take questions from the panel of judges and hear about the […]