Tag: Cofrin School of Business

Webfitters excited to help UW-Green Bay students launch startup | Green Bay News Network

UW-Green Bay students Tyrone Powell (Business Administration) and Alex Marchese (Biology and Business Administration) want to help fellow students who are struggling to decide on a career path be well-informed and confident in pursuing their degrees. They created Unext, which helps college students learn about these different career paths and connects them with professionals. More via Webfitters excited […]

Reminder: Innovation in Aging Competition, register by Dec. 13

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WiSys’ Innovation and Aging Competition held a Reverse Pitch Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 20 to kickstart the Innovation and Aging student idea competition. The event served as a springboard for interested student groups. The forum included brief “pitches” from organizations, community members and interested students about specific problems and challenges associated with aging. Audience members then […]

WEDC, UW System team up to help businesses launch internship program | Insight Publications

Ask employers their biggest worry and the usual answer is “finding enough talent.” Ask the same question to college students near graduation and “finding a job” is their reply. The University of Wisconsin System and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. hope to solve both concerns with the Talent Generator, a new online tool designed to […]

Faculty note: Associate Prof. Gurtu and EMBI Director, Arendt, co-author paper

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Associate Prof. Amulya Gurtu (Chair, Business Administration, and Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management) and the Director of the Environmental Management and Business Institute, John Arendt, co-authored a paper, “Packaging, business, and society.” This has been published in the International Journal of Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Marketing.  The objective of this paper is […]

Faculty note: Lecturer Matt Geimer appointed to State Bar Committee

UW-Green Bay lecturer of Business Law Matt Geimer (Austin E. Cofrin School of Business) was appointed by the Wisconsin State Bar President-elect to serve on the State Bar’s Communications Committee. Among other responsibilities, the Communications Committee serves as the editorial advisory board for the State Bar’s “Wisconsin Lawyer” magazine.

Save the date, April 18: 2020 Destination Imagination Wisconsin State Tournament

Save the date for the 2020 Destination Imagination Wisconsin State Tournament. This year’s event will be hosted on Saturday, April 18, 2020. You can learn more about DI on its website. This event will bring close to 7,000 people to campus in one day and will be a terrific way to showcase UW-Green Bay. With this […]

Faculty note: Associate Professor Vallari Chandna shares Black Friday shopping strategies with WalletHub

UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. and chair of Marketing & Management, Vallari Chandna (Business Administration) recently spoke to WalletHub about Black Friday shopping strategies from a consumer standpoint. She offers insights and practical advice: “Read the deals carefully – is the final price after a mail-in-rebate? Is it the previous model of a game console or a […]

UW-Green Bay students medal at Case Study Challenge and Leadership Conference

Photo Credit: Nick Blasczyk; Left: Nathan Post, Right: Connor Hamann

UW-Green Bay students Nathan Post (Undeclared) and Connor Hamann (Business Administration) medaled in the team marketing communications case study challenge at the Collegiate DECA Fall 2019 Case Study Challenge and Leadership Conference in Madison on Nov. 15 and 16, 2019. Post serves the UW-Green Bay chapter of Collegiate DECA as an officer. Post and Hamann were […]

UW-Green Bay students step to the stage for ‘Startup Wisconsin Week’

Four University of Wisconsin-Green Bay students and one recent graduate and her son competed at three of the four local Northeast Wisconsin early stage company pitch contests during Startup Wisconsin Week from Nov. 11 to 17, 2019. One will compete in the New North Hatch Pitch Finals at the annual New North Summit on Thursday, […]