Welcome the newest Pointer alumni!
Congrats to all the students from the School of Business and Economics who were among the nearly 650 Pointers earning degrees at the UW-Stevens Point commencement ceremony on Dec. 17.
New data analytics major moving ahead
The Pointer takes a look at how expectations are being exceeded for the data analytics major, fueled by a $4 million endowment from Sentry Insurance. Read More
Students enrolled in the new data analytics program come from a wide variety of backgrounds and interests. They were treated to a reception by Sentry Insurance on Oct. 3 where they got to meet Sentry employees, other students in the major, faculty and administrators. View Photos
Distinguished Alum visits SBE seniors
Dick Okray '82, the 2016 CPS Distinguished Alumni Award Winner, and Tracie Roberson '06 were the guest speakers at the School of Business and Economics Senior Banquets Sept. 28-29. Graduating seniors joined local professionals for a career roundtable banquet as a part of the "Kickstart Your Career!" programming, sponsored by Northwestern Mutual. View Photos
SBE alum taking off
Dale Klapmeier '83, co-founder and CEO of Cirrus Aircraft, is about to have the first single-engine jet built for personal use out to customers by the end of the year. Read More
Culver's co-founder visits SBE
Culver's co-founder Craig Culver spent time with our students at the Nov. 10 View from the Top event. He has been in the restaurant industry since the age of 11, including nearly four years at a McDonald's where he learned the ropes. Read More
Pointers visit the Packers
Students from the School of Business and Economics spent an afternoon at Lambeau Field Nov. 7. They heard from a member of the Green Bay Packers front office talk about the business side of the NFL and watched a live taping of the "Packers Live with Larry McCarren" TV show with special guest Packers safety Morgan Burnett. View Photos
CWERB presentation addresses creative communities
Prof. Jerome Segura III, Ph.D., chief economist of the Central Wisconsin Economic Research Bureau (CWERB), presented his first Economic Indicator Report in December to more than 80 local business professionals. Greg Wright, executive director of Create Portage County, then joined him for a special report on "The New Economy: How Creative Communities Attract Growth." Read More
SBE hosts annual golf outing
Thanks to everyone who participated in the Fifth Annual School of Business and Economics Scholarship Golf Outing on Sept. 19. View Photos
Joan North Place grand opening
Emeritus Dean Joan North, who served as dean of the College of Professional Studies at UW-Stevens Point for 25 years, was honored with a new space on campus that celebrates the college’s alumni, students and history. Read More | View Photos | Watch Feature Video | Watch Ceremony Video
- Four alumni were a part of an SBE Events panel for "Career Roundtable: Sales" Nov. 14 and provided valuable tips on cold calling, networking and commission/salary.
- Aaron Johnson '12 recipe featured on cover of The Chew Approved Cookbook
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