2020 News Release Archive
Get to know Management Faculty Member - Kelsey MedeirosDecember 17, 2020
Kelsey Medeiros (PhD, Industrial-Organizations Psychology, University of Oklahoma) knows a lot about workplace troublemakers. And workplace ethics. And women in the workplace. After all, studying them is her day job.
Scholars Academy Alumna Spotlight: Bri EisertDecember 17, 2020
Just a few months after graduating from UNO in May 2019, Bri Eisert hopped on a plane and traveled halfway across the world to Nanjing, China. Waiting for her were 600 middle school students ready to learn English.
Reflecting on the Business Analytics Program with CBA Senior Trenton HilzendegerDecember 15, 2020
Hilzendeger is one of the first students to complete UNO CBA’s Business Analytics program. We checked in with him to hear how it added value to his college experience and career prospects after graduation.
Student Highlight : Yaya DaoDecember 09, 2020
Native of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, CBA Student Yaya Dao participated in the Innovation Challenge, hosted by Direct Effect, a unit of USPS. He answered questions about his experience in this competition where he brilliantly finished second.
Dr. Jamie Wagner Named Inaugural Rising Researcher; Awarded the National Endowment for Financial Education’s Best Financial Education PaperDecember 07, 2020
Dr. Wagner was recognized for outstanding contributions to economic education research in financial literacy.
Justin Krug Named 2020 Outstanding CEO Chapter Leader After Creating Opportunities for Student EntrepreneursDecember 07, 2020
Krug was recognized for his efforts in fundraising and his creation of groundbreaking new opportunities, in partnership with local businesses, for Omaha-area young entrepreneurs.
Kaitlyn Baysa Wins 2020 BigIdea! Pitch ContestDecember 02, 2020
The BigIdea! Pitch Contest, hosted by the Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising (CIEF), is a contest where any UNO student can showcase their business idea and receive funding for that idea.
Student Highlight : Mohammad Sadegh AmrollahiNovember 25, 2020
MBA student, Mohammad Sadegh Amrollahi tells us about his experience in Nebraska, why he decided to come back to UNO to get his MBA, and what are his goals after graduation.
Student Highlight : Evangelina SamuelNovember 18, 2020
MBA student, Evangelina Samuel tells us about her experience in Nebraska, how she discovered UNO, and what are her goals after she graduates.
Brown Bag Series: Does eviction cause poverty? Quasi-experimental evidence from Cook CountyNovember 17, 2020
Seminars featuring local, national, and international speakers addressing a broad range of business-related topics with the goal to stimulate new research ideas as well as foster new initiatives and transdisciplinary collaborations; first seminar Oct. 9.
Student Highlight : Sammy YoungNovember 12, 2020
MAcc Graduate Student, Sammy, tells us about her journey to Omaha, and her experience during her time at UNO.
Now is the time for new entrepreneurs to take advantage of education resourcesOctober 14, 2020
Many programs are available to help entrepreneurs start successful businesses through local educational institutions.
CBA Brown Bag SeriesOctober 01, 2020
Join us for our weekly Faculty Brown Bag seminars. These seminars are presentations of outstanding research and teaching ideas. They feature local, national, and international speakers invited to address a broad range of business-related topics. Our goal is to stimulate new research ideas, and foster new initiatives and transdisciplinary collaborations.
UNO’s Center for Professional Sales was Accepted as an Associate Member in the University Sales Center AllianceSeptember 02, 2020
UNO’s Center for Professional Sales is excited to join the ranks of the USCA member schools. The center will be based in the new Mammel Hall expansion.
CBA-Omaha Rodeo Inc. Capstone Project Spurs MBA Students’ RecommendationsSeptember 02, 2020
The non-profit Omaha Rodeo Inc. lassoed several innovative ideas for improving its marketing, self-promotion, and organizational practices by taking part in a capstone consulting project with teams of graduating MBA students from the UNO College of Business Administration (CBA).
UNO Student Chapter Receives Merit Award from SHRMSeptember 02, 2020
Today, SHRM (the Society for Human Resource Management) awarded a 2019-2020 SUPERIOR MERIT designation to the University of Nebraska at Omaha SHRM student chapter for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student members. This marks the third consecutive year in which the student chapter has earned this recognition!
Emily Coleman, CREW Scholarship Winner, Prepares to Change the Face of Real EstateAugust 05, 2020
Coleman was recently named UNO’s third-ever winner of the CREW Network Foundation Scholarship, an honor she will use to propel her goal of addressing the affordable housing crisis.
UNO Accounting Speakers SeriesJuly 31, 2020
The UNO School of Accounting invites you to the 9th annual UNO Accounting Speakers Series, featuring keynote speaker Ginger White and ethics speaker Nathan Mueller; Sept. 18.
UNO CBA’s Supply Chain Management Graduate Program Named No. 30 and “One to Watch” by GartnerJuly 22, 2020
The program has grown to its current level of success over just six years and now ranks among universities considered to be leaders in the field of study.
CBA Faculty, Chris Decker, Ph.D., Awarded UNO’s 2020 MBA Professor of the YearJuly 01, 2020
Engaging, entertaining, and encouraging were just a few of the accolades echoed by Dr. Decker’s nominators.
CBA Resources Pave the Way to Scholarships, Career Goals for PCAOB Scholars Program Recipient James KasunJune 22, 2020
For Kasun, the scholarship is one of many ways in which taking advantage of CBA’s supportive atmosphere will make his academic and professional goals a reality.
Preparing the Next Generation for STEM Through PlayJune 09, 2020
A student-led team consulted with STEMBoT Inc., a local educational technology startup, to help carve out growth for the company's innovative programmable robots.
CBA Faculty, Erin Bass, Ph.D., Presents Strategic Planning Amid Covid-19June 03, 2020
CBA Associate Professor, Erin Bass, Ph.D., presents her strategic planning amid covid-19 with an action-oriented approach.
What Does a Finance Concentration Look Like for Me?June 03, 2020
Hear what opportunities you have for your future in finance at CBA.
CBA Faculty, Chris Decker, Ph.D., Monitors Unemployment in NebraskaJune 02, 2020
CBA faculty member, Chris Decker, Ph.D., monitors how unemployment in Nebraska has increased as an effect of COVID-19.
NBDC Graduate Assistants Help Guide Small Businesses to Pandemic ResourcesMay 22, 2020
The restrictions that have accompanied the spread of the coronavirus pandemic have heaped a double dose of anxiety on many of Nebraska’s small business owners. Here is how UNO students are making a difference.
MBA Students Brew Recommendations for Local Coffee RoasterMay 18, 2020
UNO MBA students teamed with Clout Coffee to gain real life experience by providing solutions to challenges the business faces.
UNO MBA Students Help DINE Magazine Overcome ChallengesMay 18, 2020
Students crafted a value proposition that captured the essence of what DINE is bringing to Omaha.
CBA Scholars Academy Welcomes Sixth CohortMay 12, 2020
Twenty high-achieving business students will begin their college careers in Omaha this fall.
Patrick Hodson, CBA Alum, Continues to Expand His Horizons with the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange ProgramMay 12, 2020
Not only is Hodson preparing for his CPA exams and an upcoming job opportunity, but he’s also ready to embark on the adventure of a lifetime to Germany.
Sabina Petersen, BSBA Major, Wins Debra Smithers' Excellence in Business ScholarshipMay 12, 2020
Petersen earned the honor for her academic achievements and professional performance in the field of Supply Chain Management.
Roopa Venkatesh Fosters Ingenuity and Empathy in the Online ClassroomMay 11, 2020
Venkatesh, associate professor of accounting, has seen great success in the online classroom. She owes it to empathy, patience, and flexibility.
Congratulations to all of the Exceptional MBA Award WinnersApril 22, 2020
The UNO College of Business Administration is a community of achievers. Here are the students and faculty honored in spring 2020.
2020 Economics Student and Alumni AwardsApril 16, 2020
CBA is excited to present current and former students with these well-deserved awards.
Alison Raszler, UNO CBA Senior, Wins Collegiate of the Year from Delta Sigma Pi Professional Business FraternityApril 06, 2020
Raszler earned the highest fraternity honor bestowed upon a member of Delta Sigma Pi for her scholastic aptitude, leadership, and involvement.
Delano Saporu, CBA Alum, Brings Wall Street to Main Street Through EntrepreneurshipApril 03, 2020
Saporu is the founder of New Street Advisors Group, with a mission of making quality financial advising and literacy accessible for everyone.
CBA Junior Makayla Leiting Weaves Success out of Fabric, Tradition, and FamilyApril 03, 2020
Leiting founded her sustainable fashion business, Elem by ML, in 2018. Each piece is uniquely hand-woven by women in the Philippines.
Remote Learning: College of Business AdministrationMarch 27, 2020
In an announcement on Monday, March 16, the University of Nebraska Omaha's Dean of the College of Business Administration, Michelle W. Trawick, Ph.D., offered her college's response to the transition to remote learning.
Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Franchising Offers Free Startup ConsultationMarch 27, 2020
Director Dale Eesley, Ph.D. and Assistant Director Levi Cermak, will offer their advice and guidance to your startup idea or business via Zoom.
Annesha Mitra, UNO CBA Director of Undergraduate Advising, Wins NACADA Excellence in Advising AwardMarch 03, 2020
Mitra will be recognized at The Global Community for Academic Advising’s upcoming regional conference for her excellence in student advising support.
CBA Welcomed John Quinones, Longtime Host of ABC'S "What Would You Do?"March 03, 2020
Last month, UNO’s College of Business Administration and Schumacher Ethics program had the pleasure of hosting guest speaker John Quinones from ABC’s hit show, “What Would You Do?”.
First Ever UNO CBA Business Week Energizes CampusMarch 02, 2020
Students enjoyed four jam-packed days of networking, career development opportunities, and informative workshops centered around building a successful future
UNO CBA Career Center Director Laura Sansoni Empowers Students’ Career JourneysMarch 02, 2020
Through programming from the CBA Career Center, students are offered networking and career prep opportunities benefiting them far after they graduate.
CBA Maverick, Makayla Leiting Inspires in the World of FashionMarch 02, 2020
CBA junior, Makayla Leiting started summer 2018 with a goal in mind: creating sustainable fashion pieces for the everyday person using hand-woven fabric from the tribal women of the Philippines.
Hailey Tierra Closes the Deal in Gallup’s Consultative Sales Case CompetitionJanuary 28, 2020
Tierra took second place in the competition, which challenged competitors with pitching and role-playing scenarios for a panel of judges.
UNO MBA Alumna Kendra Whitlock Ingram Announced as Next President & CEO of the Marcus Performing Arts CenterJanuary 27, 2020
The Board of Directors of the Marcus Performing Arts Center (Marcus Center) today announced that Kendra Whitlock Ingram will be the organization’s next President & Chief Executive Officer. Ingram succeeds Paul Mathews, who, earlier this year, announced his plans to retire after more than two decades of leadership of the Marcus Center
Knowledge is Power with the KEES Financial Literacy ProgramJanuary 27, 2020
Students and community members can take control of their financial well-being through free financial literacy sessions offered by UNO CBA’s KEES program.
Student Commencement Stories: CBA Graduate Ugo TritzJanuary 07, 2020
As the newest members of the UNO Alumni community, more than 900 students earned their degrees at the 2019 December Commencement Ceremonies at Baxter Arena on Friday, Dec. 20. One of those new alumni is UNO CBA graduate Ugo Tritz.
Scholars Academy Student Lauren O’Malley Adds Value Through InternshipsJanuary 02, 2020
O’Malley is currently a rotational intern with Carson Wealth Management Group, where she’ll gain experience in four different business departments before graduation.
Bechtold, Cathey, DeGeorge, and Swift Take Capstone Cup GoldDecember 18, 2019
The 2019 Fall Capstone Cup Finals wrapped up on December 13, with four students earning gold for their recommendations to Hasbro.
UNO Executive MBA Program Recognizes 2019 Graduates and Award WinnersDecember 18, 2019
The Executive MBA Class of 2019 graduated on December 13, with several students recognized for exceptional achievement in the classroom and beyond.
Third Annual Accounting Careers Expo Offers Networking, Personal InsightFebruary 06, 2019
The Expo welcomed nearly 110 students and 44 business exhibitors to Mammel Hall. The event was open to UNO students, local high schools, and community colleges and aimed to answer questions about the accounting profession while offering networking opportunities.