Royal Purple

Pioneer program stays on top

photograph by Louis Thompson / Photo Editor

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

February 11, 2019

UW-Whitewater has the largest Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) Accredited graduate online MBA program in the state of Wisconsin and was ranked first in Wisconsin and 21st in the nation. UW-Whitewater began pioneering its business program in 1998 when the university began ...

CoBE Talks unites business lot

CoBE Talks unites business lot

April 23, 2015

April 22, 2015 By Rumasa Noor Students and business professors gathered on April 17 in Hyland Hall to welcome the first installment of the Ted Talks-style program, CoBE Talks. Organized by three students, Nick Pook, Chris Roberts and Kyle Saunders, the program featured six professors from CoBE and ...

House fire wakes neighborhood

House fire wakes neighborhood

January 28, 2015

Jan. 28, 2015 By Michael Riley Sirens might not have been the wake up call students were expecting last Friday morning as  firefighters battled a house fire on S. Cottage Street. No one was injured, and the two-story house was empty at the time of the fire. The owners and residents were out of...

Doctoral program keeps bar high

October 23, 2014

Oct 23, 2014 By Natasha Hillman With a program already ranked #48 in the country, according to Consumer Reports, UW-Whitewater’s College of Business and Economics (COBE)  has embarked on a new project to expand its offerings: integrating a Doctorate of Business Administration (DBA) program. With...

Senior organizes CoBE’s Scavenger Hunt

September 17, 2014

Sep. 17, 2014 By Rumasa Noor UW-Whitewater offers a variety of programs and activities for students from time to time. This week senior Chelsea Baganz is organizing the CoBE Scavenger Hunt. Baganz is a marketing major and also a social media manager for College of Business and Economics (CoBE). She...

Smith takes COBE lead

September 4, 2014

Sep 4, 2014 By Rumasa Noor This summer UW-Whitewater said goodbye to the dean of College of Business and Economics (COBE) Chris Clements as she retired to take on a new role at the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Lois Smith, former associate dean, was chosen to...

Chris Clements to say goodbye to CoBE

June 21, 2014

June 21, 2014 By Rumasa Noor After serving UW-Whitewater for 24 years and being the dean of the College of Business and Economics (CoBE) for 12 years, Chris Clements has decided to step down. The new interim dean will be Lois Smith, who currently serves as an associate dean for CoBE. Clements...

From Whitewater to Washington, D.C.

November 7, 2012

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 degree as a Master in Professional Accountancy, MPA. Soon after accepting...

Now: Adaptive institution

October 10, 2012

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 to a record enrollment. Since 2000, the enrollment at UW-Whitewater as...

Then: Forerunner of business education

October 10, 2012

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, but is now considered by many to be a leader in business education. Such...

Address serves as bridge between students and college

September 26, 2012

After considering a student body request to view the big picture, the College of Business and Economics hosted its first State of the College Address last Wednesday. It was organized by the Dean’s Advisory Council to inform students of priorities of the College and changes they can expect to see. This...

Founded 1901