Tag: Cofrin School of Business

Student takes part in extreme international innovation event

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UW-Green Bay sophomore (Computer Science) Cameron Curry (far left) enjoys a day in Milan, Italy for Customer Validation Day with his team members from Michigan and Chile during the European Innovation Academy in Turin, Milan and Rome, Italy this summer (2017). The Academy is a three-week international summer program for students and entrepreneurs. As part […]

It is onto the Denver finals for UW-Green Bay’s ‘Wisco Ninja’ Luke Chambers

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He made it! Revealed in the July 17 episode of NBC’s American Ninja Warrior, Luke Chambers made it past the Denver qualifier and into the Denver finals to be aired nationwide in late August. Chambers, a UW-Green Bay fifth-year senior (Business Administration) with a double major in marketing and management, didn’t complete the difficult course, […]

Elkhart Lake Craft Brewery opens with help from SBDC

“Elkhart Lake has almost everything a resident or visitor could desire; great quality of life, pristine waters, quality restaurants and a world-class motorsport facility. One thing lacking has been a local microbrewery. That gap has been filled, and you can now ‘belly-up’ to SwitchGear’s new taproom, located at 44 Gottfried Street in Elkhart Lake, just […]

Student Sam Hunt finding success with business idea

Are you interested in an idea for a business? Sam Hunt, a student at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and second-place winner in the the University’s Student Business Idea Competition, says it’s OK if you steal his. “I was in another competition and was asked how I felt if someone copied my idea,” Hunt said. “My goal […]

Faculty note: Emeritus Prof. Bill Conley has 226 publications, and counting

UW-Green Bay Prof. Emeritus Bill Conley (Mathematics, Business Administration) continues to publish articles and books on mathematics at an astounding level. Hired at UW-Green Bay in 1977, the Conley count is now at 226 published articles and books, with several new manuscripts currently under review. About 200 of the publications are articles published in journals […]

SBDC partners in new business plan development in Door County

A business plan to develop a communal art house with a boutique featuring gifts and artisan-made goods won the annual best business plan contest of the Door County Entrepreneurial Training Program. Laura Harper won $1,000 for her plan, which includes providing a space for creative activities and for offering workshops. The Door County Economic Development Corporation […]

SBDC helps with business plan of detox facility in Sheboygan

An addiction detoxification facility in Sheboygan, designed to assist people seeking treatment, is now accepting patients, thanks, in part, to SBDC at UW-Green Bay. Pathways Detox of Waldo is designed to help people accomplish the first stage of recovery — getting clean. The facility’s services complement those provided at a co-owned facility in Kiel. Business […]

Kauth talks new Entrepreneurship Certificate with Green Bay Press-Gazette

UW-Green Bay lecturer Ryan Kauth is one of the driving forces behind a new program that will encourage students to start businesses. He has developed a four-course program that will result in an entrepreneurship certificate. “The certificate is new,” he said in a recent feature in the Green Bay Press-Gazette. “We’ve had full classes in […]