Supporting our nation’s heroes isn’t just a passion for Emma Slagle and her family — it’s a successful business. Called Honor and Respect, the organization sells shoes and other merchandise and donates its profits to help first responders and military veterans’ mental health.
Two teams of UNI MBA students who worked as consultants to Cedar Valley organizations for over six months presented their professional analysis and recommendations to faculty and business professionals at the beginning of July.
I was looking at a cereal box while I munched on the goodness of oats. The box proclaimed that the cereal was “heart-healthy.” Since the cereal was pure oats, instead of a lot of sugar with a few oats thrown in, the claim was plausible.
A new class at UNI's business college is allowing students to create a business and drive revenue. Called Marketing Strategy in Practice, the course integrates education with practice and strengthens the department's marketing and entrepreneurship focus.
For Vinton, Iowa native, Sydney Bartling (Real Estate ’19), this project wasn’t entirely new. During her spring internship at Dominium, a Twin Cities-based affordable housing developer, Bartling was tasked with a case competition — propose a potential development deal to the organization’s partners.
A business degree is rapidly becoming the ticket you can't afford to leave behind for individuals interested in landing tomorrow's most lucrative jobs.