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Pi Sigma Epsilon launches Business Week

November 7, 2012

Filed under Business

In the wake of the election hysteria, several students added to the excitement by creating an event to recognize the more than 25 active student organizations on campus. UW-Whitewater offers more than most schools in the country,...

From Whitewater to Washington, D.C.

November 7, 2012

Filed under Biz & Tech

For Adams Kondeh, his job is not just about crunching numbers as an auditor in Washington, D.C., it is also about preparing for his future. Adams’ journey started in Africa, and brought him to UW-Whitewater. He obtained a...

UW-Whitewater example for business schools across U.S.

October 31, 2012

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Several American Marketing Association chapters journeyed to UW-Whitewater, but a pair of students from Florida International University traveled almost 1,500 miles to attend. Senior Angela Gers and junior Gabe Noboa said the...

Business school attracts recruiters

October 31, 2012

Filed under Biz & Tech

More than 300 students from 16 universities filled Hyland Hall last Friday for the American Marketing Association’s Fifth Annual Regional Sales Conference. Co-chair of the conference Kelsey Krueger said a smooth event made...

First student-run chamber of commerce in Wisconsin established Breaks barriers between campus and local entrepreneurs

October 24, 2012

Filed under Biz & Tech

For the first time in state history, students have made it possible for small businesses to advertise on a college campus. Through the collaborative efforts of Whitewater Student Government and the Collegiate Entrepreneurs...

University to host regional sales conference, Hyland Hall will contain speakers and students

October 17, 2012

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More than 30 businesses and several hundred students will be taking over Hyland Hall on Friday, Oct. 26 for the American Marketing Association’s Fifth Annual Regional Conference. As a prerequisite, all of the businesses attending...

Alumnus brings world experience to campus

October 17, 2012

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“It’s important to get educational experience outside of the classroom,” said Quinton Baker, president of the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Business and Economics. Baker said the newly developed Leaders’...

The need for students to self-promote, the art of networking

October 10, 2012

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The instability of the current job market means relying strictly on a stellar academic record or a gleaming résumé alone might not land that dream job. Networking is a valuable skill, regardless of career path, and connections...

Now: Adaptive institution

October 10, 2012

Filed under Biz & Tech

The college of business and economics (CoBE) has seen dramatic change in the last few decades. Teleprompters, green screens and smart boards have replaced typewritters and main frames.  The reputation of the college has led...

Then: Forerunner of business education

October 10, 2012

Filed under Biz & Tech

The College of Business and Economics today is much different than its predecessor, commercial education. From fringe curriculum to an international entity, the university’s business school was launched from humble beginnings,...

Students’ phone repair business offers 24-hour deadline

October 3, 2012

Filed under Business

In February, a mobile web conference in Johannesburg revealed that the average person stares at their phone 150 times per day. That is roughly once every six and a half minutes during the time a person is awake. For some...

Gasland – Thousands of Americans have sold their land to energy companies; the documentary ‘Gasland’ shows the risks of fracking

October 3, 2012

Filed under Biz & Tech

Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is a process by which companies forcibly extract fossil fuels from underground deposits. Experts say the process pumps several million gallons of water and metric tons of chemicals and sand into...

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