Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

Founded 1901

Royal Purple

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Pioneer program stays on top

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 a job as an auditor, he decided he wanted more out of his education.

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.

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.

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 included a new curriculum, a revised mission statement and a campaign to improve the College’s reputation as an elite business school.
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