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Thriving at The Title Team

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Get to know UND Alumnus, Nick Hacker, CEO of the Title Team Nick Hacker serves as CEO of The Title Team, founded in 1955 in Bismarck, ND. Under his leadership the company has grown to include businesses across the upper Midwest. Currently they operate 45 on shore offices with 240 team members. Nick continues to […]

Recent graduate shares his Experience Attending the SCUSA at West Point

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  Recent graduate shares his Experience Attending the SCUSA at West Point Ethan McGregor is a Winter 2023 graduate of the Nistler College of Business and Public Administration. Ethan graduated with the highest honors on December 15, 2023, with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. During his time as an undergraduate student, he had […]

Five UND students advance in startup funding, support program

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At Start-Up Pitch Night, five students are selected for Center for Innovation/Nistler College of Business & Public Administration program  By Haylee Bjork Last month, in a celebration of entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking, the University of North Dakota hosted a pitch event at the Memorial Union. Five students walked away with the promise of mentorship, […]

Serving veteran business owners through care and connection

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U.S. Bank partners with the Veteran Business Outreach Center of the Dakotas to bring together veteran business owners U.S. Bank and the Veterans Business Outreach Center of the Dakotas are coming together to support veteran business owners, most recently through their first U.S. Bank-sponsored event in Fargo, North Dakota. “Many active duty military dentists, optometrists […]

Fifth Annual National Scholarship Ceremony honors UND’s high academic achievers

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Students were honored recently at the University’s Fifth Annual National Scholarship Ceremony, an occasion for celebrating students who’ve won or come close to winning prestigious national awards. Of the students recognized at the event, two from the Nistler College were presented with an award. The ceremony took place on Nov. 17 in the Memorial Union […]

Marketing and Sales Students Results at RNMKRS College Sales Skills Competition

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SpeedSell – students develop and practice their 90 second elevator speech Members of the 100+ Club (100 or more simulations run) 3rd Place – University of North Dakota: Emma R – 125 runs 10th Place – University of North Dakota: Charles P – 103 runs North Regional Champion University of North Dakota – Jack S […]

How ethical workplaces help foster ethical behavior

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At the Olafson Ethics Symposium, Kelly Caruso calls for making sure your values and your employer’s values line up  Choosing the harder right over the easier wrong: that’s ethics in a nutshell, suggested this year’s keynote speaker at the Olafson Ethics Symposium at UND. So, how can students best ensure that when the time for such decision-making […]

2023 Olafson Ethics Symposium

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2023 Olafson Ethics Symposium  The upcoming 2023 Olafson Ethics Symposium will take place on Thursday, November 16 at 7 p.m. in the Barry Auditorium at Nistler Hall. The event will feature a keynote presentation “The Harmony of Ethics, Values, and Happiness” by Kelly Caruso, former CEO of Shipt. The purpose of the Olafson Ethics Symposium […]

Keith Olson Earns Certified Business Exit Consultant® Designation

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Keith Olson Earns Certified Business Exit Consultant® Designation WILLISTON, ND – The North Dakota Small Business Development Centers along with Williston State College is pleased to announce that Keith Olson recently earned the Certified Business Exit Consultant® Designation (CBEC) from the International Exit Planning Association (IEPA). The designation is a significant achievement and further establishes […]

UND Honors Dr. Connie Bateman, Endowed Morrison Fellow

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At the 11th Annual Morrison Leadership Summit, the University recognized Morrison Fellow thanks the Morrisons’ who endowed the position. Investiture Ceremonies have a long history, rooted back nearly a thousand years. Dr. Connie Bateman was celebrated on Oct. 4 for being named to an endowed fellowship position, one of academia’s highest honors. Some 100 people attended […]