Tag: Cofrin School of Business

I am Enough | Fred Johnson | TEDxUWGreenBay

I am Enough | Fred Johnson | TEDxUWGreenBay Technology has shattered the traditional pillars of leadership: position, competence, and information. Trust, the new foundation of leadership excellence requires authenticity, transparency, and vulnerability. Today’s leader must choose the path of self-discovery, self-belief, and a commitment to love oneself first as the prerequisite for leading others well. […]

Moxie: One Woman’s Version | Kelly Ellis | TEDxUWGreenBay

Moxie: One Woman’s Version | Kelly Ellis | TEDxUWGreenBay While bouncing back from a few hard knocks, Kelly Ellis realized that the power to have a great life had been with her all along. In her talk, Ellis defines moxie as the intersection of grit, gumption and self-awareness and shares a real life example of […]

Congratulations, Marinette/Menominee on Top 20 recognition!

Congratulations to the Marinette/Menominee community — named Top 20 on the Small Business Revolution Contest! “The Small Business Revolution is on a mission to revitalize small towns, one small business at a time. Each season, America chooses a winning town… and a few businesses get a makeover of a lifetime. During the call for nominations […]

UW-Green Bay students represent at Wisconsin Collegiate DECA fall leadership conference

Four UW-Green Bay students attended the Wisconsin Collegiate DECA fall leadership conference in Pewaukee. Students developed their leadership skills in breakout sessions and prepared for state competitions in spring. Pictured from left to right are Jackie Schelter (Business Administration) Nick Blasczyk (Business Administration) Anna Gane (Business Administration) and Ryan Carter (undeclared). The Collegiate DECA student […]

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneurs participate in 1 Million Cups events

UW-Green Bay student entrepreneurs were recently featured at 1 Million Cups events in Green Bay and Appleton. In October, Maria Arunkumar (Business Administration) was chosen to represent the 1 Million Cups Green Bay community at the annual Northeast Wisconsin startup conference — kinnektorCon — an Appleton community gathering on Oct. 24. Arunkumar presented her Build-a-Wedding […]

Sheboygan Campus names winners of entrepreneurial contests

On Monday, Nov. 5, 2018, UW-Green Bay’s first Absurd Innovation Challenge kicked off Startup Wisconsin Week in Green Bay and on Thursday, Nov. 8, UW-Green Bay kicked off Startup Wisconsin Week at the Sheboygan Campus. That campus hosted a Business Idea Workshop, the first UW-Green Bay, Sheboygan Campus Student Business Idea Contest, and Sheboygan’s first […]

Reminder: Professional development workshop set for Tuesday, Dec. 4

Professional development workshops are offered through the Small Business Development Center of UW-Green Bay’s 2018-2019 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program. The workshop “Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers” is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Advance Business and Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Road, Green Bay. Cost of this workshop […]

Applications for Regent Scholar Grant program due on Wednesday, Nov. 28

Funding available through the Regent Scholar Grant program has been reinstated for 2018-19 and will provide one-time grants to individual faculty or to campus programs that undertake undergraduate research projects having potential to foster innovation, entrepreneurship and talent development. Programs may have an emphasis on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) as well as pursuits in […]

Students celebrate Startup Week Wisconsin with ‘Absurd Innovation Challenge’

Absurd Innovation Challenge Participants

More competitions coming to a college near you UW-Green Bay students participated in an “Absurd Innovation Challenge” that kicked-off Startup Week Green Bay on Monday Nov. 5. Following remarks from Jill Enos of Titletown Tech, students worked in teams to complete an absurd challenge. Students also learned about the upcoming third annual “Innovation in Aging […]

Call for nominations for named professorships

Nominations are now being accepted for the following named professorships: Philip J. and Elizabeth Hendrickson Professorship for Business Barbara Hauxhurst Cofrin Professorship of Natural Sciences Patricia Wood Baer Professorship in Education The deadline for nominations is Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Please send nomination materials via email to the Secretary of Faculty and Staff at SOFAS@uwgb.edu.