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North Dakota SBDC Hires New Bismarck Center Director

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ND Small Business Development Centers (SBDC) is pleased to announce the addition of Payton Tivis to the network as the Bismarck Center Director offering assistance to the 10 counties within state planning region seven. Tivis, originally from Bowman, ND, has several years’ experience in small business management, including time spent owning and operating his own […]

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 […]

$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 […]