Tag: Cofrin School of Business

Reminder: University Business meeting is Friday, Jan. 26

On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, Chancellor Gary L. Miller will host UW-Green Bay’s Annual Business Meeting. The Chancellor, along with Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Greg Davis and Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Sheryl Van Gruensven will provide an update on the state of the University. Two sessions will be held: at […]

Alumna Lowney is U.S. Gain’s marketing manager

U.S. Gain, a division of U.S. Venture Inc., Appleton, Wis., has hired of Stephanie Lowney ’07 (Business Administration) as the division’s marketing manager, reports Waste Today. In the position, Lowney will focus on communicating the benefits of implementing Gain Clean Fuels within customers’ operations and position Gain as a trusted clean fuel advisor and partner […]

Congratulations to faculty members on 2018-19 sabbaticals

Sabbatical proposals have been approved by the Board of Regents. Sabbaticals are covered in Wisconsin State Statute (Wis. Stat. 36.11(17)), in UW System Policy (UW System Administrative Policy 160) and in the Faculty Handbook (pp. 128-9). Congratulations to the following faculty members who are receiving sabbaticals in 2018-19: Associate Prof. Francis Akakpo, Social Work, semester […]

UW-Green Bay alumnus Dan Young named president of Schenck

Daniel Young, ’80 (Managerial Accounting) CPA, CVA, has been named president of Schenck SC, Appleton, a full-service regional accounting and consulting firm. BizTmes Media published the story this week. Young, an experienced leader in the public accounting industry, assumed the role Jan. 1, 2018. Before being named president, he had been the managing shareholder of […]

Applications now being accepted for the prestigious ‘Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence’

UW-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business is accepting nominations for the 2018 Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence. Applications are due Feb. 5. In recognition of Tim Weyenberg’s personal, business, and community impact, the Cofrin School of Business will present two prizes for business excellence that are being named the “Weyenberg Prize” in his […]

SBDC offering ‘Supervisory Leadership 101′

The SBDC is offering the workshop “Supervisory Leadership 101″ as part of its 2017-2018 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. This professional development opportunity is scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, Jan. 23-24, 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 […]

Assistant Prof. Chandna comments on local Sears closing

Last week, Sears Holdings Corporation announced it would close more than 100 of its Sears and Kmart stores across the country including Sears in Green Bay Plaza (Mason St. and Military Ave.). That store is closing in early April, with its auto center shutting down late next month. UW-Green Bay’s Assistant Prof. Vallari Chandna (Cofrin […]

Library Commons Grand Opening, Tuesday, Jan. 23

Join the UW-Green Bay community in celebrating the Grand Opening of the David A. Cofrin Library’s new collaborative space for students, the Library Commons. A brief program and ribbon-cutting is scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 23 beginning at 2 p.m. on the second floor of the Cofrin Library. To help planners order sufficient refreshments, RSVP by […]

Cofrin School of Business-sponsored robotics team is headed to state


Congratulations once again to the Cofrin School of Business-sponsored De Pere Redbirds Middle School robotics team and its coach, UW-Green Bay Associate Prof. Gaurav Bansal, on a sectional win in the FLL Robotics Competition in Janesville, Dec. 16, 2017. The team now heads to state competition in February 2018. They were one of 370 regional […]