Tag: Cofrin School of Business

UW-Green Bay honors Wipfli with inaugural Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence

Award was presented at 2017 Business Week dinner Green Bay, Wis. (March 27, 2017) — Wipfli LLP (Wipfli), one of the top 25 CPA and consulting firms in the United States, has been recognized by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UW-Green Bay) with its inaugural Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence. The award recognizes a company […]

SBDC offers entrepreneurial training grant for veterans

The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay is offering financial incentives of up to $500 for military veterans. A $500 stipend opportunity is now available for up to 36 veterans and their spouses/children taking Entrepreneurial Training Program (EPT) classes in 2017 with the SBDC. The $500 stipend is in addition to the $750 […]

UW-Green Bay student Omar Al-Amerecany takes the top prize for his ‘Big Idea’

UW-Green Bay held its first student business idea competition on Thursday, March 23, 2017. Cash awards were awarded, and the top two finishers will represent UW-Green Bay at the Wisconsin Big Idea Tournament in Madison on April 22 as well as at The Pitch event at Fox Cities Stadium on May 3. Top UW-Green Bay […]

Business idea competition, March 23

You are invited to the UW-Green Bay student business idea competition from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 23 in Phoenix B, University Union. Judging begins at 4:45 p.m. Students have 90 seconds (no more) to present their memorized business idea pitch. Judges then have 90 seconds for Q & A. Ashley Choi, co-founder […]

Local colleges getting ready for ‘The Pitch’ entrepreneurial collegiate competition

Prize money and start-up assistance will be awarded to top competitors GREEN BAY – The Pitch, at the Fox Cities Stadium May 3, 2017, will bring the best entrepreneurial ideas from the brightest college students in Northeast Wisconsin together to compete for more than $40,000 in awards – including cash prizes and professional startup assistance. […]

Campus mourns passing of longtime friend, donor, Phil Hendrickson

Philip “Phil” J. Hendrickson, age 97, of Green Bay, passed away peacefully at his home, Tuesday, March 7, 2017. A celebration of his life will take place on March 25, 2017. Phil and his wife, Betsy, who passed away in 2013, directed a significant share of their philanthropic and volunteer service toward Betsy’s (master’s degree) […]

Lambeau Lectures

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Despite weather-related travel difficulties, more than 400 UW-Green Bay alumni, students, faculty and staff, including about 100 prospective students and their families attended Lambeau Lectures Monday. The University’s primary goal of the Lambeau Lectures series is to showcase the University’s outstanding, award-winning faculty in the community, while introducing prospective students and their families as to […]

Student Business Idea Competition entry deadline, March 12

Reminder, the deadline for entry to the first UW-Green Bay student Business Idea Competition is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, March 12. Full-time UW-Green Bay students must submit a 90-second video file or YouTube link to Ryan Kauth, lecturer of entrepreneurship in the Cofrin School of Business, at kauthr@uwgb.edu by this deadline. Students will be notified within days of […]

UW-Green Bay hosts new Innovation in Aging student idea competition, March 3

GREEN BAY – The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay will host its first-ever Innovation in Aging student idea competition from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, March 3, 2017 in the Christie Theatre, University Union. Teams of three to five students will compete to create an innovative solution that combats challenges and improves quality of life for […]

Reminder: Still time to register for Lambeau Lectures

The wildly successful Lambeau Lectures returns to Lambeau Field on Feb. 28, 2017. Award-winning faculty from UW-Green Bay’s top majors, including professors Rebecca Meacham, Scott Ashmann, Gaurav Bansal and Ryan Currier will discuss some of their newest and most exciting research in a “TED Talks” style format. Additional presenters include UW-Green Bay alumna and Green […]