Tag: Cofrin School of Business

Tara Carr to speak at ‘Muster Across Wisconsin’ May 24

Tara Carr, director of the Small Business Development Center at the UW-Green Bay, will speak about resources to start and grow a small business in the state at “Muster Across Wisconsin” from 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Lambeau Field. The event is part of a statewide series designed to connect military veterans […]

Future UW-Green Bay student among top winners of U.S. Presidential Scholar Award

Future UW-Green Bay business student Dylon Pokorny of Waupun High School has been selected as Wisconsin’s top male recipient of the U.S. Presidential Scholar in Career and Technical Education award according to USAgNet.com. Pokorny has served as president of his FFA chapter during the past year. He has also won the State FFA Proficiency Award for Specialty Animal […]

UW-Green Bay students compete at The Pitch

On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, four universities in Northeast Wisconsin faced off for $40,000 in cash and in-kind services at “The Pitch” competition. Each university, including UW-Green Bay, sent two presenters/presenting teams. While UW-Green Bay representatives, Sam Hunt (Education and Math) of Eco Food GB and Courtney Hamilton (Accounting and Business Administration) of Rep4All Media, […]

UW-Green Bay’s First Engineering Technology Graduates Among 947 to Receive UW-Green Bay Degrees, May 13

Class of 2017 also Sets Records for Academic Honors, Master’s Degrees Awarded Green Bay, Wis. – Dessi Koss is doing more than graduating from college on Saturday. She is also making history. Koss, the first student to enroll in the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s new program in Engineering Technology in 2015, will also be the […]

SBDC has notable week

Last week was National Small Business Week, and two small businesses related to UW-Green Bay and the Cofrin School of Business had highly notable successes: SBDC client Dollhouse Dance Factory of Sheboygan won an international dance championship. Here is an excerpt from the Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation, “The SCEDC has had an opportunity to […]

Kristina Pence-Dunow receives Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year Award

Cofrin School of Business lecturer Ryan Kauth captured screenshots as he watched the live streamed video of Kristina Pence-Dunow receiving the Wisconsin Small Business Person of the Year Award in Washington D.C. last week as part of National Small Business Week. Also, see page 35 of the 2017 National Small Business Week program book (pdf) […]

Press-Gazette posts Weyenberg prize

We shared the news a while back. The Green Bay Press-Gazette posted over the weekend, the news about Wipfli receiving the Weyenberg Prize for Business Excellence. The award goes to companies that demonstrate excellence in leadership, strategy and execution and is named for Tim Weyenberg, former CEO of Foth Companies. It is a collaboration of […]

Faculty note: Prof. Russ presents in Rome, Italy

Prof. Meir Russ (Cofrin School of Business) presented a Ph.D. seminar and two graduate seminars at the “Department of Accounting” program May 2-3, 2017 at the School of Economics and Business Studies at Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy. The Ph.D. Seminar was “Research Methods for Knowledge Management.” To the graduate students, he presented the seminars “Introduction […]

‘Leading Multiple Generations in the Workplace’ workshop, June 6

The “Leading Multiple Generations in the Workplace” workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center (2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay). Attendees will learn to view differences as a valuable strength, identify barriers of difference, adapt your communication style to a variety of employee needs […]

Faculty note: Prof. Meir Russ at the La Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Madrid, Spain

UW-Green Bay Prof. Meir Russ (Cofrin School of Business) presented a graduate seminar at the “Master of Marketing” program at the La Universidad Complutense de Madrid in Madrid, Spain April 20-26, 2017. The seminar was titled “Viral and Meme Marketing.” Russ also discussed current and future research collaboration with program faculty and staff.