Tag: Cofrin School of Business

InitiativeOne expands, credits relationship with UW-Green Bay

The Green Bay Press-Gazette reported on the expansion of business partner InitiativeOne — an organization focusing on strategic counseling and leadership development for executives and organizations. In the story, founder Fred Johnson credits UW-Green Bay with giving the organization “academic credibility.” “UW-Green Bay has given academic credibility to our process, which has led to us […]

SBDC helps Sheboygan start-up

Seeboth Delicatessen is opening this week in Sheboygan, with some start-up help by the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at UW-Green Bay. Entrepreneur Gwen Seeboth said the launch of her business represents a dream that she and her husband Jim have shared for years. Real estate site alternatives, business plan development, and financial strategy alternatives […]

SBDC encourages veteran entrepreneurship, teams with Bunker labs for ‘Muster Across Wisconsin’ at Lambeau Field

Bunker Labs is working exclusively with the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) to encourage veteran entrepreneurship and spark business ownership. The SBDC at UW-Green Bay will be a featured speaker at the Muster Across Wisconsin event, May 24, 2017 at Lambeau Field. United States veterans have a long history of entrepreneurship. This event will help […]

Plymouth business opens with support from SBDC

The Hub Studio Café, a new coffee shop, art adventure and meeting place, opened in Plymouth, May 12. Business plan development was supported by the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation’s business development department as well as the Small Business Development Center at UW-Green Bay. The Hub features gourmet coffee, pastries, sandwiches, retail and art.

Video: UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement

Grab a tissue as you watch another fantastic group of UW-Green Bay students experience what is likely one of their most anticipated days of college — commencement. In this video, Terisa Batrez (Social Work), Ryan Ewert (Engineering Technology) and Destany Calma-Birling (Psychology) share their experiences and their excitement for the future.  

SBDC client named entrepreneur of the year

Small Business Development Center (SBDC) client Samuel Clark was awarded Entrepreneur of the Year before more than 180 young professionals and community business leaders gathered for the 2017 Next Wave Young Professional Awards on Tuesday at The Berkshire in downtown Sheboygan. Clark purchased the business in 2015 after serving as an employee for the company. […]

Commencement coverage

There were plenty of stories that came out of UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Commencement, including great speeches by speakers Cody Von Ruden and Susan Finco. We will have a few more for you in the days ahead. In the meantime, check out the extensive coverage including a robust photo gallery on the University homepage.    

Two free workshops for student entrepreneurs this week

Know a student entrepreneur? Let them know about two free workshops this week thanks to the in-kind partners of the May 3 “The Pitch” event. Student entrepreneurs will join others from Lawrence University, UW-Oshkosh, and St. Norbert College. -Detonator (www.wearedetonator.com) will be putting on a 90-minute presentation with Q & A “Tell your story in […]

Faculty note: Prof. Russ is editor of online journal

UW-Green Bay Prof. Meir Russ (Austin E. Cofrin School of Business), is presently the Editor-in-Chief of the Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management (OJAKM). The journal is a multidisciplinary peer-refereed journal that endeavors to provide readers around the globe with the widest possible coverage of high quality applied research, practice and innovation articles that cover […]

Photos: A picture-perfect day for UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Spring Commencement


It was a picture-perfect day for UW-Green Bay’s 2017 Spring Commencement. Graduating seniors anxiously awaited their chance to cross the stage and accept their diplomas, ending years of study and research. When the ceremony was over, under perfectly blue skies, nearly 950 graduating seniors and family members spilled out on to the Kress Events Center […]