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Entrepreneurship Coordinator creates new app for health

Jessica Rawski, Journalist

January 20, 2020

David Gee, the Entrepreneurship Program Coordinator and Lecturer in Entrepreneurship for the College of Business and Economics at UW-Whitewater. Gee published the book “The College Student Startup Guide: 12 Steps To Building a Successful College Startup” during October in 2019. It has helped many s...

COBE helps students find the right internship

Dylan Piccolo, Biz & Tech Editor

April 22, 2019

UW-Whitewater is home to one of the top business schools in the midwest, and that doesn’t stop at academics.  While students can set up their own individual plans for the summer, UW-W’s College of Business and Economics’ (COBE) different  departments offer a specific class and curriculum for...

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 raises awareness of nonprofits

Katelyn Black, Lifestyle Editor

November 12, 2018

With its increasing success, faculty members in the College of Business and Economics noticed the need to draw attention to a somewhat unknown sector of business: Nonprofits. “The goal of Nonprofit Week is two-fold: to raise awareness about the nonprofit sector itself and to raise awareness about th...

On the chopping block: $250 million cut to UW System means $5.8 million loss for UW-W

September 30, 2015

By Kimberly Wethal News Editor Emily Lepkowski Staff Editor While the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater didn’t lose the most money when the state budget was finalized (UW-Madison shouldered the largest loss with a reduction of $52.8 million), UW-W saw the amount of state assistance for educat...

UW-W makes it to the Book of Lists

February 12, 2014

Feb. 12, 2014 By Rumasa Noor UW-Whitewater’s College of Business and Economics is complimented quite frequently for its achievements.  This time the college was recognized by the Business Journal’s Book of Lists for being the Largest Milwaukee-Area Graduate Business Program. Business Journal...

LEAP program lets students, faculty make changes to campus

LEAP program lets students, faculty make changes to campus

November 13, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer Carmen McCray’s expectation in coming to UW-Whitewater was to have school change her, not for her to change the school. That is exactly what happened to McCray, however, with the help of the Liberal Education and America’s Promise (LEAP) program. The LEAP program is campus...

UW-W enters global water arena

UW-W enters global water arena

September 25, 2013

By Lucas Wimmer   UW-Whitewater is now one of two schools with the opportunity to work in the global arena of water technology.  Student offices now are located in the Institute for Water Business in the newly opened Global Water Center in Milwaukee. The new institute, located at 247 Freshwater...

Leadership natural for senior speaker

Leadership natural for senior speaker

May 8, 2013

  When Sydney Nelson addresses her fellow graduates at the 2012-13 Spring Commencement Ceremony, she will complete a trifecta; the final piece to a puzzle, which includes speaking at her middle school and high school graduations. Solving this puzzle has led Nelson on an undergraduate career...

‘Everybody’s Business’ supports anti-bullying

‘Everybody’s Business’ supports anti-bullying

May 8, 2013

  Be a good friend, encourage, listen, initiate, empathize, value and excel; these are the morals students of the “Everybody’s Business” learning community taught West Jefferson Elementary School students as a part of the B.E.L.I.E.V.E. project. The B.E.L.I.E.V.E. project is a part of...

Advising promotes a four-year plan


April 3, 2013

  Andrew Muwonge will graduate this spring with a bachelor of fine arts degree in theatre, which would be impressive to many. What may be even more impressing is that he was able to complete his degree in four years. He has been a part of 11 different shows during his time and spent more than 180 hours making sets and costumes. Despite his involvement, Muwonge sai...

National organization to move headquarters to Hyland Hall


February 20, 2013

UW-Whitewater was recently chosen as the new location for the headquarters of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Assistant professor of the Management Department from the College of Business and Economics, Jeff Vanevenhoven said this move “changes the profile of the universit...

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