Retailers large and small adapt to compete this holiday season

Businesses large and small are making changes or offering promotions to draw in holiday shoppers during the coronavirus pandemic. Large retailers have been promoting Black Friday sales early and extending opportunities for people to shop online, said Vallari Chandna, associate professor of management at UW-Green Bay. Source: Retailers Large And Small Adapt To Compete This Holiday Season, WPR

UW-Green Bay: Investment specialist Koenraad Driessens added to Foundation Board of Directors

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Foundation Chair Matthew Mueller announced the recent addition of alumnus Koenraad Driessens ‘91 (Economics and Business Administration) to the UW-Green Bay Foundation Board of Directors.

Source: UW-Green Bay: Investment specialist Koenraad Driessens added to Foundation Board of Directors, WISbusiness

Insight Publications | Business on the move

UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus is now offering bachelor’s degrees from start to finish in Environmental Science; Business; Health Information Management and Technology; Psychology; and Writing and Applied Arts.

Source: Insight Publications | Business on the move

Wisconsin Student-Run Businesses featured as part of Startup WI Week

The Student-Run Business Association brings you an opportunity on Nov. 12, 2020 from 3 to 4 p.m. to learn how college students in Wisconsin are gaining access to unique, experiential learning through their university’s student-run business programs. Student-run businesses (SRBs) shape the future of higher education and positively impact society by preparing the next generation of experientially practiced leaders. Wisconsin is home to three universities with full-fledged student-run business programs: Marquette University, Lakeland University,UW-Green Bay (opening in 2021). Learn how these three SRBs operate, innovate, prosper, and are part of a collaborative network at the cutting edge of education.

Register here.

Virtual Learning Vent session, Oct. 22

Career moms have busy lives to juggle. At this event, you can learn tips and tricks to help guide you on a successful virtual school journey that will be empowering for both you and your children. This event, Oct. 22, 2020, will be led by Nest Members & Green Bay local academic coach, Lauren Mauel, a UW-Green Bay lecturer. This event is limited to 10 people in person, unlimited online. Find out more.

Ethics in Action awards virtual luncheon, Oct. 15

UW-Green Bay community, please consider attending the “Ethics in Action” awards luncheon that is being held this year for the first time as a virtual 45-minute event on Oct. 15, 2020. Formerly called the “Ethics in Business” award, since its inception in 2008, Prof. John Stoll and many campus students have assisted with its development. This year is a totally changed format, as you can see from the program information at the link below. Aside from your own attendance, it is an event worthy of student attendance (possibly as extra credit). Please help us promote ethical behavior in our regional community. Registration is free.


Coffee & Convos hosted by Current Young Professionals

Current Young Professionals is hosting two Coffee & Convos events for the Green Bay area to get to know the District 8 Congressional Candidates.

With a critical election on the horizon, seize the opportunity to join an exclusive conversation with Brown County’s two congressional candidates: incumbent Congressman Mike Gallagher (Oct. 12th) and challenging candidate Amanda Stuck (Oct. 16th)! We will provide non-partisan discussion topics relevant to young professionals, and then the floor is open to attendees to ask questions that matter most to YOU.

Submit your questions and hear their responses in real-time so that you can head to the polls (or mail your ballot in) with confidence on November 3rd.

This public event is free for CYP members (all UWGB Green Bay Campus employees can become a member for free).

October 12 at 11:00 am via Zoom

October 16 at 4:30pm via Zoom

Register to attend.


Video: Cofrin School of Business high-impact experiences

The Cofrin School of Business provides high-impact experiences and opportunities to students that the marketplace and the workplace demands… Check out this highlight video!

Hello, and welcome to UW-Green Bay. My name is Matt Dornbush, Dean of the Cofrin School of Business.

First, I want to thank you for choosing UW-Green Bay as your home for your higher education journey. Carrying the namesake of Wisconsin’s most recognizable and internationally branded city, and home to the state’s third largest economy.

With additional locations in the lakeside communities of Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan, few universities can compete with the rich opportunities for merging education and applied experiences available to our business students.

The Cofrin School of Business is committed to providing a transformative business education through the use of high impact practices to prepare learners to ethically and critically address the complex issues facing the world today.

Our instructors and staff are dedicated and eager to support, guide and challenge you during your time here at the University.

Whether you engage in a rewarding internship experience, solve a complex problem facing a local business, pitch your own innovative product idea or lead a student organization, the Cofrin School of Business has an opportunity for you. Please be sure to engage with us and let us help you get started on your journey towards both your degree and the career you’re dreaming of.

Thanks again for choosing UW-Green Bay, and I look forward to meeting you in the halls.


UW-Green Bay alumna featured as one of ColoradoBiz’s Top 25 Young Professionals and Colorado Woman to Watch

Rosie Sanchez (Business and Accounting) ’08 has been featured as one of ColoradoBiz’s Top 25 Young Professionals, and she has been recognized as an emerging leader in the Colorado 2019 Woman to Watch. ColoradoBiz’s Top 25 Young Professionals celebrates the most promising professionals across the state. Read more about Sanchez’s selection as a Top 25 Young Professional here. The Women to Watch Awards program recognizes female Colorado CPAs who have demonstrated leadership and have made significant contributions to the profession and their communities. She was recognized in August 2019. Read more about Sanchez’s award selection here. Sanchez is currently an audit manager at ACM LLP in Denver, Colo.