CoBPA News

Learn more about how the UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration (CoBPA) impacts North Dakota, the region, the country, and the globe as we accomplish our mission.

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 […]

$5 million gift made to UND School of Entrepreneurship & Management

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School to be named for Tom and Konnie Middleton, a first for the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration Tom and Konnie Middleton. Image courtesy of Tom and Konnie Middleton. The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education voted on Jan. 28 to name the University of North Dakota School of Entrepreneurship & Management […]

NCoBPA Students Rose to the Challenge at GM/WSU Supply Chain Case Competition

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In a year of COVID-19 challenges, four undergraduate Operations and Supply Chain Management students at UND rose to the challenge of analyzing a case based on real/realistic challenges faced by GM in evaluating their potential and actual suppliers’ engagement and improvement in Sustainability and Social Responsibility. The student team was tasked with developing and delivering (in […]


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ND SBDC HAS TIES TO SEVERAL GOVERNOR’S CHOICE AWARD WINNERS As part of the Economic Development Association of North Dakota fall conference, Gov. Doug Burgum announced the recipients of the 2020 Governor’s Choice Economic Development Awards. The ND SBDC is excited to have a connections with three of the winners as well as a finalist […]

Coming Soon! Boots to Business Reboot Webinar

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Boots to Business Reboot is a training program that provides participants an overview of business ownership. During this webinar, community members will share their best advice about business ownership, what it takes to run a business, along with the most important key components to running a business such as market analysis, financial projections, business planning […]

A Tribute to Tom DiLorenzo from the Nistler College

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As the UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration continues to reflect on this very tragic time with the recent passing of Former Provost Tom DiLorenzo we will continue to remember the dedication, the kindness, and the leadership that Provost DiLorenzo continually shared with the Nistler College, the University, and all that he interacted […]