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$10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln

Apr 20 2018 1:00 PM | » Full Article $10,000 Awarded Through Strive to Thrive Lincoln
Fifty Nebraska Business students began the semester looking to make an impact in the local community through a philanthropic class project called Strive to Thrive Lincoln. Those aspirations became a reality, as local non-profits received a total of $10,000 through student work administering a grant application project from beginning to end, concluding with an awards ceremony at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 18. The students chose Lincoln Literacy and Clinic with a Heart to split the funding, which is provided through the generosity of Lincoln philanthropist Rhonda Seacrest. The project provided a model for business students to better understand both the procedures and benefits of the grant application process.

Executive Insights Panelists Look to Leadership for Success

Apr 18 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article Executive Insights Panelists Look to Leadership for Success
Business students listened and asked questions of four prominent business leaders, all with strong ties to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business at the spring Executive Insights held at Howard L. Hawks Hall on April 12. The event, hosted by the School of Accountancy and Department of Finance, provided leadership perspectives from Shawntell Kroese ’96, vice president of Loup, a Union Pacific logistics company; Allan Noddle ’62, former CEO of Ahold USA Support Services; Nancy Paasch ’06, chief administration officer at Sandhills Publishing; and Bryan Slone, president of the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and former assistant professor of practice of accounting at Nebraska Business.

Nebraska Business Honors Top Business Leaders

Apr 13 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Honors Top Business Leaders
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business hosted the 34th annual Advisory Board Awards Luncheon on April 13, in Howard L. Hawks Hall. The awards honor the outstanding accomplishments of business leaders and corporations in the state of Nebraska and beyond.

Mlnarik Finds More Than One Way to Earn Spare Change

Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Mlnarik Finds More Than One Way to Earn Spare Change
Dan Mlnarik ’93 spent more than 10 years helping award University of Nebraska–Lincoln-bound high school students with scholarships. He found this volunteer effort through the Optimist Club meaningful as he worked with people trying to qualify to buy a home with large college debt as a managing broker at Home Real Estate in Lincoln.

Nebraska Business Offers Online M.S. in Finance Degree

Apr 2 2018 8:15 AM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Offers Online M.S. in Finance Degree
The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is now accepting applications for the inaugural class for a new online master of science degree in finance. Prospective students for the new online M.S. in finance degree must apply by July 1 for the fall term.
 

With Online MBA Ranked Among World's Best, Nebraska Business Expands Online Graduate Programs

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article With Online MBA Ranked Among World's Best, Nebraska Business Expands Online Graduate Programs
On March 5, Financial Times announced in its fifth annual online MBA rankings that the University of Nebraska–Lincoln online Master of Business Administration program ranked No. 1 in the world for alumni salary increases.

International Business Summit Marks 30th Anniversary of Major at Nebraska

Mar 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article International Business Summit Marks 30th Anniversary of Major at Nebraska
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the international business major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the College of Business plans to host its inaugural International Business Summit at Howard L. Hawks Hall, April 12-13. The summit will celebrate the milestone and offer students, faculty, alumni and employers the opportunity to connect with others who study or teach international business and professionals already doing business on a global scale.

Former Navy SEAL Fussell Speaks to Harris Lecture Audience

Mar 9 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article Former Navy SEAL Fussell Speaks to Harris Lecture Audience
Chris Fussell, former United States Navy SEAL officer and partner at the McChrystal Group leadership development firm, spoke to nearly 500 students, faculty and business community partners at the Lied Center for Performing Arts, March 7. The second speaker for the annual Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series sponsored by the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business and College of Law, Fussell spoke about developing teams in a complex world.

Nebraska’s Online MBA Ranked Among World’s Best

Mar 5 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Nebraska’s Online MBA Ranked Among World’s Best
Financial Times has ranked the University of Nebraska–Lincoln's online Master of Business Administration program No. 1 in the world for alumni salary increases.

NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition

Feb 26 2018 8:30 AM | » Full Article NCEE to Host Personal Finance Challenge National Competition
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business marks the intended destination for thousands of high school students from across the United States competing in the Personal Finance Challenge national competition this spring. Nebraska Treasurer Don Stenberg announced the event at a press conference held in association with the Nebraska Council on Economic Education (NCEE) housed in the college.

Husker Alumnus Prepares for 2020 Olympic Bid

Feb 24 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Husker Alumnus Prepares for 2020 Olympic Bid
As the winter Olympics wrapped up last month, a Husker alumnus is looking ahead to the 2020 Olympic games, with the goal of representing the United States in archery at the Tokyo games.

Former Navy SEAL Officer to Present Harris Lecture on Leading Teams

Feb 22 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article Former Navy SEAL Officer to Present Harris Lecture on Leading Teams
Former Navy Seal Officer Chris Fussell – now a business consultant and author – will deliver “Leading Teams in Complex Environments” on Wednesday, March 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m. at the Lied Center for Performing Arts. The free, public lecture is the keynote address in the Lewis E. Harris Lecture Series co-hosted by the College of Business and College of Law.

Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks

Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Diving Into the Business of Great White Sharks
Tami Kaschke ’98, ’11, grew up believing her business future would be alongside her family at the John Deere dealership in North Platte, Nebraska, which they owned and operated for 36 years. She earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in management from the College of Business and acquired the foundational tools to succeed in business. However, when Kaschke ultimately dove into the business world, she found a new passion which took her halfway around the world working as a research assistant studying sharks at the Dyer Island Conservation Trust in South Africa.

Nebraska Business Hosts Four Power Lunches

Feb 8 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article Nebraska Business Hosts Four Power Lunches
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Executive Education program will host four spring Power Lunches which will provide ideas and strategies to help solve today’s business challenges. Open to all business professionals, the Power Lunches are led by College of Business faculty members and offered in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall at 14th and Vine Streets in room 202.

Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business

Jan 20 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Hayden Marks 50 Years of Service at College of Business
Dr. Gregory Hayden began his career as professor of economics at the College of Business in 1967. After 50 years of service, his ability to help students and colleagues study the world through the use of his social fabric matrix approach has helped transform the way people approach complex world situations.

Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds

Jan 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Accounting Pioneer Ellsworth Fulk Recognized in $2 Million Endowment Funds
The School of Accountancy received two major gifts totaling $2 million this year intended to help increase the ability of Nebraska to better compete with peers in the Big Ten conference. The anonymous endowments of $1 million each go to the creation of the Ellsworth L. Fulk Chair of Accountancy, and the Ellsworth L. Fulk Faculty and Ph.D. Student Development Fund.

Salters Recognize Family, Impact Students

Jan 10 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article Salters Recognize Family, Impact Students
Impressed by the early designs of the new College of Business building, Peter and Nancy Salter appreciated the modern learning environment it would provide students. They knew being part of the Big Ten Conference put Nebraska in a new level of competition and they wanted to help students through a gift to the college.

A Family Legacy

Jan 8 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article A Family Legacy
The family of the late Donald O. Clifton ’48, ’49, ’59 and ’90 had long been connected to Nebraska. For two decades, he worked at Nebraska as a popular instructor and researcher, and it was at Nebraska where he first began his experimentation with strengths.  “My dad was born on a humble sheep farm in Butte, Nebraska. A regent scholar born with a little higher IQ than everyone else, he was a master teacher. He loved teaching kids. What he noticed was weaknesses don’t turn into strengths. For 40 years, nobody listened to him, but he never gave up,” shared Don’s son, Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup.

A Common Connection

Jan 4 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article A Common Connection
Tonn Ostergard ’81, CEO and chairman of Crete Carrier Corporation, and his wife, Holly ’80, agreed to chair the capital campaign for the College of Business in 2008. At the time, the fundraising goal of $28 million for additional scholarships and professorships seemed ambitious to Ostergard. Little did he know then, the amount ultimately raised would grow to more than three times the initial goal.
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