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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.

Q & A with Maria Wallenhorst on her Internship with the United States State Department

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Maria Wallenhorst, a senior from Bloomington, Minnesota, majoring in Political Science, International Studies and Spanish, interned with the United States State Department during the summers of 2018 and 2019. She was kind enough to answer some questions about her experience. What made you pursue an internship with the State Department? I pursued an internship with […]

15th Annual Olafson Ethics Symposium – A Student’s Perspective

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As a student in the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration, I have had the opportunity to experience countless real-world applications of business. This past week I got the chance to attend the 15thAnnual Olafson Ethics Symposium. I have been to this event two previous times throughout my college experience. The event does a […]

UND Nistler College of Business & Public Administration Ranks #14 in Poets&Quants Best Online MBA Programs

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The UND Nistler College of Business and Public Administration (CoBPA) is excited to announce that Poets&Quants has recently released the following rankings for the Best Online MBA Programs, ranking UND’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) #14 in the country. Poets&Quants, the definitive online publication for business education news, ranks the top 35 online MBA programs […]

A Warm Welcome to our Three New Faculty Members!

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Meet our new faculty members! The Nistler College of Business and Public Administration is excited to welcome three new faculty members to campus! The Marketing Department gained Brandon McAlexander and the Accounting Department gained Xiaoli Guo and Robert Pawlewicz. We wanted to profile each professor as a way for students and faculty to get to […]

ND SBDC Successfully Completes Accreditation

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The North Dakota Small Business Development Centers (ND SBDC) has been re-accredited for five more years. ND SBDC was established in 1986 and the University of North Dakota has been the program host since its inception. Current leadership joined the network shortly after ND SBDC had a rigorous accreditation review in the Fall of 2014 […]

Beyond the Resume, is Student Involvement Worth My Time?

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We’ve all been encouraged to join student organizations from the second we stepped on campus. However, college students are busy and our time is valuable. Most students join organizations just so they can put it on their resume. However, there are so many other reasons why YOU should get involved. I asked four students who […]

HR Management majors set the bar with 100% pass rate on SHRM-CP exam

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The SHRM-CP exam is a certification for HR professionals who implement policies and strategies, serve has a point of contact for staff and stakeholders, deliver HR services, and perform operational HR functions. To be eligible to take this exam individuals are required to have various years of experience based on the completion of their degree […]

DECA Dominates Disney

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In February 2019, UND DECA competed in Fargo, ND for a chance to advance to the International Career Development (ICDC) in Orlando, FL. 16 UND DECA members qualified and made their way to Florida for ICDC April 12-16th. The conference was filled with networking, seminars, and intense competition. The first day of the conference, students […]

Government & Business: A Trip to D.C.

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Over Spring Break students enrolled in the CoBPA’s Government and Business graduate class took a trip to Washington D.C. The trip tied together class work with real-life experiences, which supports the CoBPA’s commitment to experiential learning opportunities.  “The trip to Washington DC for the Government and Business course made clear the real-world implications of concepts […]

Michelle Nguyen: 2018-2019 Scholarship America Dream Award Recipient

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“You don’t even know the amount of impact that you have had on my life.” Last month a dream came true for PSPA student Michelle Nguyen. Nguyen was notified that she is a 2018-2019 recipient for Scholarship America’s Dream Award. Nguyen says that the Dream award has helped other recipients in the past that are […]