Tag: Cofrin School of Business

UWGB Small Business Development Center helps Metallic Tube Applications move to larger facility

Sheboygan Falls-based Metallic Tube Applications LLC will be moving into a larger facility later this year, reports BizTimes. The Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay helped the company through development of a business plan and the application process.

Next SBDC workshop, ‘Building Healthier Workplaces through Diversity and Inclusion’

The SBDC is offering the workshop “Building Healthier Workplaces through Diversity and Inclusion” in its 2017-2018 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. The professional development opportunity is scheduled for Tuesday, May 8, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Bus. & Mfg. Ctr., 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. For more information on registration, visit […]

UW-Green Bay students put significant time and effort into entrepreneurial skills

Five UW-Green Bay students traveled to Milwaukee 10+ times this semester for an independent study to build their entrepreneurial skills. The program was hosted by The Commons. Pictured are (from left to right) freshmen Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) and Kirby Katers (Business Administration), senior Jordan Shefchik (Psychology), junior Evan Grzyb (Computer Science) and senior Jake […]

Hunt takes 3D prototype to gBETA

As part of the second ever gBETA Northeast cohort, UW-Green Bay undergraduate Sam Hunt (Mathematics, Education) presented his business PrecisionLAG at the gBETA Northeast Wisconsin “LiveBETA” in Appleton, Thursday night, April 26, 2018. LiveBETA is the final step for each gBETA cohort. During his presentation he revealed his first 3D-printed prototype of his golf swing […]

Hunt and his invention featured in Green Bay Press-Gazette

He’s highlighting URSCA this week, and UW-Green Bay Mathematics student Sam Hunt made the Green Bay Press-Gazette, as well, this week. “The New Zealand native continues to amaze with his winning business ideas. Last year, Hunt was a winner in the UWGB Student Business Idea Contest with a social enterprise startup offering affordable, local and organic […]

Listen to startups at lunchtime Monday, April 30

On Monday, April 30, from 11a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the 1965 Room, University Union, up to 10 startups will be presenting on UW-Green Bay’s campus as part of the gBETA accelerator program’s Madison and Beloit cohorts. These Wisconsin-based early stage companies are seeking feedback, mentors, guidance, customers, partners, introductions and investors. Please attend to […]

Innovation in Aging Student Idea Competition winners bring stability to seniors

Innovation in Aging Student Group

With aging population rising, there is an increasing need for innovation to improve the lives of seniors. In an effort to address this need, nine teams came together to explore solutions. The UW-Green Bay teams then presented their ideas in the second annual Innovation and Aging Student Idea Competition, Feb. 23, 2018. The winner, Team […]

Faculty note: Bansal talks facebook analytics with London media

Associate Prof. Guarav Bansal (Business Administration) was interviewed by a London-based radio show recently for his thoughts on the Facebook – Cambridge Analytica data leak story. He spoke about his research on security, privacy, trust violation and restoration in case of data breaches, how that all connects to this episode, and what Facebook and Facebook […]

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 […]

UW-Green Bay student takes third place in entrepreneur contest

Sam Hunt, a student at UW-Green Bay, took third place in the second annual “The Pitch” contest at Fox Cities Stadium on Wednesday. Hunt competed with his idea of “Precision LAG”, a device the golf player attaches to the grip end of the golf club to help make proper contact with the ball. Fox 11 […]