Tag: Cofrin School of Business

SBDC client, Metal Art of Wisconsin, is celebrating expansion

Small Business Development Center client, Metal Art of Wisconsin, has a lot to celebrate! Building a garage business to a 15,000 square foot factory, owner Shane Henderson has grown his business exponentially in the past few years. Shane participated in the SBDC’s Entrepreneurial Training Program in Sheboygan, facilitated by Director Tara Carr.  Following the class, […]

UW-Green Bay reports largest enrollment in institutional history

More than 8,800 students are now part of the Phoenix Family; Green Bay Campus saw 9.7% growth in one year Green Bay, Wis.—If you get the feeling that there are more Phoenix in the flock this year, you’re right. Unofficial enrollment figures released today show the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has realized its largest headcount […]

UW-Green Bay’s Innovation in Aging Competition is announced with a forum to help prepare competitors

The fourth annual Innovation in Aging (IiA) Student Competition is taking place on March 4, 2020, from 4 to 6 p.m. Please share this information with your students. Students from all disciplines are encouraged to attend or participate. The purpose of this event is to generate ideas and inventions that can help support those in the community facing challenges […]

Shark Tank Entrepreneur speaking on campus Oct. 16

Curt Campbell, owner of the Oilerie and former competitor on Shark Tank, will be visiting the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay campus on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2019 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in MAC Hall room 111 thanks to student organizations within the Cofrin School of Business. Campbell will be speaking about his business and experience […]

Noodles & Co. founder shares startup story Nov. 11

On Monday, Nov. 11, 2019 from 9:30-10:45 a.m., Noodles & Co. founder Aaron Kennedy will be sharing his story on the inception of Noodles & Co. to how he got to Titletown Tech. Kennedy will be speaking at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in Wood Hall room 202. This event is free and open to […]

UW-Green Bay student and her team members place first at The Commons innovation skills building program

UW-Green Bay student Marissa Dyess (Business Administration) and her team of fellow college students recently placed first at The Commons innovation skills building program in Milwaukee. Dyess ( fourth from left) and her team members from MSOE and UW-Milwaukee were given a corporate innovation challenge by West Bend Mutual Insurance of how best for them […]

Benefits & Wellness Fair, and TIAA Workshop, Monday, Oct. 14, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The UW-Green Bay Benefits & Wellness Fair is Monday, Oct. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Phoenix Rooms, University Union, Green Bay Campus. Stop by to talk with vendors and get helpful information about insurance benefits and wellness. Grab some goodies and refreshments. UW-Green Bay Human Resources will be at each campus […]

UW-Green Bay alumna presented with first UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurship Program Alumni Award

Ebanie Schmidt ‘19 (Art) was presented with the first UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurship Program Alumni Award when she spoke to the Entrepreneurial Finance class on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019. Schmidt spoke about her business, Ebanie & Ivorie LLC, her latest work, her part-time jobs as she builds her business, what she learned in the UW-Green Bay entrepreneurship program, […]

Entrepreneurial Finance students get crowdfunding advice from local start-ups

Ben Cadman & Sam Brown in Bus Adm 373-0001 Entrepreneurial Finance 190918

Green Bay entrepreneurs Bed Cadman of Voyageurs Sourdough and Sam Brown of Coffee Wizardz recently spoke to members of the UW-Green Bay Entrepreneurial Finance class about their successful crowdfunding campaigns on Kickstarter to help finance the growth of their new businesses. Both entrepreneurs raised money above their goals and used the campaigns to further the marketing of […]

Fall 2019 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest

Attention faculty and staff! The Fall 2019 UW-Green Bay Student Business Idea Contest is open for new idea entries. Please pass this along to your entrepreneurial-minded students. This contest is open to all UW-Green Bay students, regardless of major or area of study, on all four UW-Green Bay campuses, with a top prize of $500 cash […]