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Union Pacific Executives Lead Case Competition

Apr 17 2017 9:30 AM | » Full Article Union Pacific Executives Lead Case Competition
Student teams at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration competed in the 2017 Union Pacific (UP) case competition, delivering presentations to UP executives to make recommendations on investing in the emerging sage grass market. Teams received the case summary at 8:30 a.m. and had until noon to consult with UP managers, build a business plan and create a power point presentation. During the afternoon the four teams presented their plans for a half-hour each to the executives.

College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’

Apr 14 2017 7:00 AM | » Full Article College of Business Says Goodbye to ‘Administration’
After 98 years, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration is dropping the administration.

Not its internal administration, of course – the word at the end of the college’s name. The Board of Regents approved changing the name to the College of Business on March 31.
 

Honors Academy Students Compete at Leadership Challenge Event

Apr 13 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Honors Academy Students Compete at Leadership Challenge Event
Ten students from the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln improved their group communication and problem solving skills at the Leadership Challenge Event at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, March 2-3. The competition featured a live simulation where teams assumed roles within a fictional city, made decisions together and handled adverse situations throughout the day.

Actuarial Society Presidents Give Joint Presentation to Students

Mar 8 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Actuarial Society Presidents Give Joint Presentation to Students
Actuarial science students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received a rare opportunity to hear from the presidents of both the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) at a special event at the Nebraska Union. SOA President Jeremy Brown and CAS President Nancy Braithwaite, both of New York City, spoke to two groups of actuarial science students and stressed the importance of life-long learning in order to be successful in the field.

Students Challenged to Revitalize Ogallala

Feb 27 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article Students Challenged to Revitalize Ogallala
Students from the College of Business Administration Honors Academy and the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln received a hands-on assignment to improve the Ogallala, Nebraska, community. The project focused on four areas: attracting new businesses to the downtown and surrounding area; revitalizing the downtown area; drawing new, young families and professionals to the community; and stimulating population growth.

Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff

Feb 13 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff
The UNL Parents Association and UNL Teaching Council honored 19 College of Business Administration faculty and staff members during their annual recognition ceremony on February 3. Providing positive feedback to faculty and staff about the work they do with students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the award provides recognition in areas often overlooked in the formal rewards system.

Four Students Attend U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference

Feb 8 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Four Students Attend U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration selected four students to strengthen their leadership skills at the U.S. Naval Academy Leadership Conference January 22-25 in Annapolis, Maryland. With the theme ‘Forging Team Spirit: Sharing the Vision,’ the conference brought together the best minds in the practice and study of leadership, where military and civilian students exchanged ideas and experiences.

Opportunities Abound for Demers

Feb 1 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Opportunities Abound for Demers
When Amy Demers walked into the School of Accountancy, she immediately began experiencing what she came to value most – opportunities to flourish. Now a senior, the accounting major from Blair, Nebraska, believes those opportunities provide her with the best chance to succeed.

Williams Prepares to Lead in Forensic Accounting

Jan 30 2017 4:00 PM | » Full Article Williams Prepares to Lead in Forensic Accounting
Students often decide to pursue an accounting major because they want to learn the language of business or develop in-demand skills. For junior accounting major Gabby Williams, accounting provided an opportunity to combine her passion for leadership with her problem-solving skills.

CBA Honors Academy Opens World of Opportunities to Van Hoosen

Aug 9 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Courtney Van Hoosen
Courtney Van Hoosen jokes about being the type of person who has to be busy or she gets sick. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior from Omaha, Nebraska, is a double major in international business and French and has minors in economics and Japanese. She plays club volleyball, is an intern at Sandhills Publishing and interned this summer in Europe. This spring she formed a new student organization in the College of Business Administration called the Husker International Business Club. She has done it all while also participating in the CBA Honors Academy, and serving as secretary and treasurer for its student council.
 

Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success

Jul 22 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article Honors Academy, CBA Community Set Hadden for Success
Michael Hadden wanted to attend a college with a strong sense of community. He found that and more at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration.
 
“I was stuck between choosing engineering or business as a major. The deciding factor was the CBA Honors Academy,” Hadden said. “Seeing the many opportunities that would help me differentiate myself was very exciting to me and the reason I chose UNL CBA.”
 

Start Your Story: Phoebe Lockhart

Jul 12 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
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Phoebe Lockhart, a junior economics major at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration, was selected to participate in the 2016 Mount Vernon Leadership Fellowship program at the home of George Washington in Mount Vernon, Virginia. The Ogallala, Nebraska, native was one of 16 students from across the United States in the intensive leadership development program for nearly six-weeks this summer. The fellowship program is for incoming juniors who want to learn from George Washington’s leadership lessons,interact with leaders in the corporate, government and military sectors in the nation’s capital andmake a difference in the world.

High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2020

Jun 1 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2020
Forty-three recent high school graduates have been selected to join the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. This group of incoming freshmen are high-achieving students with an average ACT score of more than 31 and who have demonstrated leadership potential through involvement in school and community activities. This will be the fourth cohort of the CBA Honors Academy since its inception in 2013.
 

CBA Honors Academy Students Win NCLC Case Competition

Feb 16 2016 10:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Honors Academy Students Win NCLC Case Competition
The College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln took two teams of students to compete in a case competition at the National Collegiate Leadership Conference at the University of Arizona in Tucson from February 12-14. DeAnna Masterson, a junior marketing and global studies major from Lincoln, and Magella Swanson, a junior international business major from Doniphan, Nebraska, won first place out of the 15 teams from universities across the nation.
 

CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking

Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.

39 High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2018

Jul 7 2014 3:00 PM | » Full Article 39 High-Achieving Students Selected as CBA Honors Academy Class of 2018
Thirty-nine freshmen have been selected to be part of the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln this fall. After a successful inaugural year of the program, the CBA Honors Academy had a nearly 20 percent increase in applications this year from 18 states and two countries.

CBA Honors Academy Team Excels at Leadership Challenge

Apr 11 2014 2:30 PM | » Full Article CBA Honors Academy Team Excels at Leadership Challenge
A team of University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Honors Academy students competed at the Leadership Challenge Event (LCE), at Washburn University in Topeka, Kan., April 3-4. The CBA Honors Academy team won the McGivern, Inc. Award for Team Communication in the college division.  

Inaugural CBA Honors Academy Class Announced

Jul 2 2013 10:00 AM | » Full Article Inaugural CBA Honors Academy Class Announced
Forty-five incoming first-year students have accepted invitations to join the inaugural cohort of the College of Business Administration Honors Academy at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.