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Student Spotlight - Rachel Jack

Posted: October 23, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Rachel Jack

Rachel Jack, an Enactus member and the leader of New Venture Adventure tells us a little bit about what she learned from organizing such a big event as well as how Enactus in general has helped enhance her UNK experience.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Faculty Impact - Dr. Greg Benson

Posted: August 21, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Faculty Impact - Dr. Greg Benson

In 2014, Dr. Greg Benson took over the direction of the Supply Chain Management for UNK. He has grown the program to almost 70 students strong. Nebraska has a great deal of job demand for purchasing managers, logistics managers and distribution managers in the companies located in the state.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Student Spotlight - Giulia Napoli

Posted: August 21, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Giulia Napoli

Our student spotlight is Guilia Napoli, who studies at the International University of Language and Media in Milan, Italy. During her time in the U.S., she was a part of the student project of Open for Business Magazine; a partnership involving the Office of International Education and the Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Faculty Impact - Dr. Sonja Bickford

Posted: April 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Faculty Impact - Dr. Sonja Bickford

Originally from Scandinavia, Dr. Sonja Bickford has had a plethora of experience abroad. Bickford has taken groups of students on trips, has been been instrumental in creating a partnership between UNK and a university in Finland, and has worked with the International programs on campus. She is currently a visiting faculty member in the department of Industrial Technology. Bickford elaborates here on her experiences abroad and her current projects.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Student Spotlight - Amanda Slattery

Posted: April 17, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Amanda Slattery

Amanda Slattery is a sophomore from Indianola studying Interior Design and Construction Management. Slattery participated in UNK's first 3 Day Startup this year. Here she shares about her experiences at UNK and how 3DS impacted her as an entrepreneur.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Faculty Impact - Dr. Susan Jensen

Posted: March 31, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Faculty Impact - Dr. Susan Jensen

Dr. Susan Jensen has held a number of roles at UNK, including assistant management professor, Assistant Director for the Nebraska Business Development Center, and Associate Dean for the College of Business and Technology. Here she shares about her experience while traveling with students in Ireland.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Student Spotlight - Katelyn Ziebarth

Posted: March 31, 2017 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Katelyn Ziebarth

Katelyn Ziebarth is a senior at UNK studying business administration and health care management. Ziebarth has held an instrumental role as a leader in Enactus, presented as part of a competition team, and chaired her own project--all in the same year. Here Ziebarth shares about her experiences.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Faculty Impact - Jeff Nordhues

Posted: February 27, 2017 12:00:00 AM CST

Faculty Impact - Jeff Nordhues

Jeff Nordhues is a professor in Interior and Product Design at UNK. He and his wife founded a 'design and make' lighting studio in Kearney called Pax Modern. This entrepreneurial experience has allowed Nordhues to better teach his students in theoretical and practical ways.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Student Spotlight - Emily Kassmeier

Posted: February 27, 2017 12:00:00 AM CST

Student Spotlight - Emily Kassmeier

Emily is in her fifth year at UNK and is excited to finally graduate in May! She is studying Multimedia and is the go-to for all things media at the Center for Entrepreneurship this semester.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Faculty Impact - Dr. David Nabb

Posted: January 31, 2017 12:00:00 AM CST

Faculty Impact - Dr. David Nabb

Dr. David Nabb has been a music professor at UNK for 23 years, teaching music history courses and woodwind lessons. Almost 17 years ago, Dr. Nabb encountered a life-changing experience that left him unable to perform daily tasks, including playing an instrument.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Student Spotlight - Elise Troyer

Posted: January 31, 2017 12:00:00 AM CST

Student Spotlight - Elise Troyer

Elise Troyer is a senior at UNK and is majoring in Multimedia, with a minor in Media Production. She has a passion for telling people's stories, and her experience in Multimedia has allowed her to do just that.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Faculty Impact - Mr. Dustin Favinger

Posted: December 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Faculty Impact - Mr. Dustin Favinger

Mr. Dustin Favinger is a UNK alum and now works in UNK's College of Business and Technology. He has helped many UNK students find the best career path to fit their passions and skills. He shares about his interests and experience.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Student Spotlight - Samantha Duennerman

Posted: December 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Student Spotlight - Samantha Duennerman

Sam is a senior at UNK and she is graduating in May! She is very active with Enactus and this year was the Chairman of New Venture Adventure. She shares a little bit of her experience with us.

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Faculty Impact - Dr. Nanette Hogg

Posted: November 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Faculty Impact - Dr. Nanette Hogg

Dr. Nanette Hogg, a professor in the Communications Department, has worked at UNK for over 23 years. She has helped many students reach their goals, and helps teach students the skills they need to become professionals.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Student Spotlight - Jeremy Kroeger

Posted: November 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Student Spotlight - Jeremy Kroeger

Jeremy Kroeger is an agribusiness student, as well as a small business owner. He has owned his own farm for almost a year, and lived on one his whole life. He tells us a little bit about the process to owning a business, working on the farm, and transferring from UNL.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Faculty Impact - Patrick Hargon

Posted: October 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

Faculty Impact - Patrick Hargon

Patrick Hargon, the Associate Director for the Learning Commons, shares information about how rewarding it is to work with students everyday. He is also working on a Facebook group that brings musicians closer together, being a semi-professional musician himself. Read his full interview here.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Student Spotlight - Yusuke Nogi

Posted: October 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Yusuke Nogi

Yusuke Nogi, a Supply Chain Management and Japanese International Student tells us a little bit about cultural differences between the U.S. and Japan, what it's like being the catering manager of Brewed Awakening, and what the future has in store for him.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Faculty Impact - Dr. Daniel Chaffin

Posted: September 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

Faculty Impact - Dr. Daniel Chaffin

Dr. Daniel Chaffin is an important part of UNK's Entrepreneurship Center. He instructs students on how to be innovative thinkers and how to approach business from the perspective of an owner. He also recently hosted an economic event that brought together community stakeholders and business professionals to learn how the Tri-City Area has dealt with economic growth and what can be expected in the near future.

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By: Lisa Tschauner

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Student Spotlight - Louis Harper

Posted: September 30, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Louis Harper

Listen to an interview with this month's Business Student Spotlight: Louie Harper.

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By: Samuel Harper

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology

Student Spotlight - Abbey Rhodes

Posted: August 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Abbey Rhodes

Abbey Rhodes is the in the Student Spotlight this month. Read through her full interview here.

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By: Lisa Tschauner

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

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