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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 […]

2023 Morrison Leadership Summit

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On October 4, 2023, the Nistler College of Business and Public Administration hosted the 11th annual Morrison Leadership Summit, in honor of UND alumnus Dale Morrison.  The event started with roundtable discussions where students were able to have in depth conversations about leadership with various community leaders who donated their time in order to participate […]

2023 Accounting Hall of Fame

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Recognizing individuals for outstanding career accomplishments and service contributions to the Department of Accountancy, the University of North Dakota and society. 2023 Accounting Hall of Fame Inductees Jon Friese Jon was raised in the small farming community of Glasgow, Montanan before moving to Grand Forks to attend the University of North Dakota.  He received his bachelor’s degree […]

UND Renames Accountancy Program to Honor Henry & Judee Herr

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Herr School of Accountancy will be first named School of Accountancy in Upper Midwest The North Dakota State Board of Higher Education has voted to elevate UND’s Department of Accounting & Information Systems to a School of Accountancy and to name it after Henry and Judee Herr. “The elevation of the UND Nistler College of […]

UNDAAF Honors Three Esteemed Alumni from the Nistler CoBPA

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Alumni Honors Every year, the UND Alumni Association Foundation honors the University of North Dakota’s most esteemed alumni. A banquet to recognize their achievements is held annually during Homecoming week. This year’s award ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. Distinguished Achievement & Leadership The Sioux Award […]

UND Economics and Finance Chair Prodosh Simlai Named to State Investments Board

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Prodosh Simlai, head of the department of economics and finance in the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration at the University of North Dakota, has been appointed to a term on the North Dakota State Investment Board (SIB), according to an announcement by Gov. Doug Burgum’s office. Gov. Burgum appointed Simlai to a five-year […]