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UND CoBPA survey: North Dakota pragmatism rivals North Dakota nice

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That pragmatism helps explain N.D.’s politics, culture and economy, Institute of Policy and Business Analytics poll suggests “I think that I’m conservative in a pragmatic way,” said then-Gov. John Hoeven in 2010, during his first run to represent North Dakota in the U.S. Senate. And if a recent poll of North Dakotans’ attitudes toward COVID, employment […]

Hundreds usher in grand opening of Nistler Hall

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Nearly 600 people gather to celebrate completion of UND’s newest academic building An overflow crowd offered thunderous approval on Friday as the Grand Opening of the University’s brand-new Nistler College of Business & Public Administration got underway. UND’s Pride of the North marching band welcomed Werner and Colleen Nistler, along with several members of their family, to […]

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UND Nistler College Receives Reaccreditation from AACSB International

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The University of North Dakota Nistler College of Business & Public Administration has been reaccredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, which represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools. This distinction puts the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration in the top 5% of business schools globally, with only 840 […]

ND SBDC Launches a Whole New Way to Shop Local Through an Online Marketplace

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ND SBDC Launches a Whole New Way to Shop Local Through an Online Marketplace The North Dakota Small Business Development Centers (ND SBDC) has launched a brand-new platform for small businesses to come together and sell their products and services online. “We’re excited to be able to offer ShopND.com at no-cost to our clients. It’s […]

Burgum appoints Gracie Lian of UND to State Board of Higher Ed

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Former president of UND Student Body, North Dakota Student Association will serve one-year term as student representative Gracie Lian, then-Student Body President at UND, talks with Dr. Joshua Wynne (left), then-Interim President of the University, and Matthew Ternus, then-Student Body Vice President, in this 2020 file photo. Lian has just been appointed to serve as […]

Mason Dunleavy named UND & N.D. Student Employee of the Year

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The Office of Student Finance is pleased to recognize Mason Dunleavy, editor-in-chief of the Dakota Student, as the 2021 Student Employee of the Year. This recognition highlights the outstanding students employed part-time at UND. Mason was selected as this year’s honoree out of a total of 18 nominations by the Student Employee of the Year […]

Scholarships Lift UND Students Onto National Stage

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Awards recognize students’ academic achievements, leadership skills and career promise Apply to UND, get in, then spend the next four years in college in Grand Forks. Right? Wrong, as UND sophomore Patricia “Trece” Hopp now is finding out. Hopp is one of several UND students who recently won prestigious national scholarships. In Hopp’s case, she won a Hollings Undergraduate […]

North Dakota Small Business Development Centers Celebrate Thirty-Five Year Anniversary

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2021 marks 35 years since the inception of the North Dakota Small Business Development Centers program (ND SBDC). For 35 years, the network’s credentialed advisors have been empowering North Dakota’s small businesses and entrepreneurs to thrive. The program provides customized guidance and resources that help owners and entrepreneurs achieve their goals at every stage of […]

NCoBPA 2021 Collegiate DECA Conference Winners!

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Congratulations to our Nistler College Award Winners at the 2021 Collegiate DECA Conference! 2021 Award Winners: North Dakota Collegiate DECA Hotel & Lodging – 1st place: Adam Weber Managerial Accounting – 2nd Place: William Tibert Travel and Tourism – 1st place: Colton Kiley Business to Business Marketing – 2nd Place: Colton Kiley, William Tibert Outstanding […]

SHRM has renewed NCoBPA Human Resource Management Degree!

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We are pleased to announce that The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), has renewed the University of North Dakota Nistler College’s Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Human Resource Management degree program. This affirms that our program fully aligns with the SHRM HR Curriculum Guidelines and is aligned for renewal from December 2021 […]