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1 Student hosts pop-up thrift sale
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 After Reagan Brown started Project Ex, The College Rack was born. The College Rack is a pop-up secondhand clothing business to make thrifting and second-hand clothes shopping more accessible for UNI students; photo.
2 Institute helps clients plan and strategize
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.05
11/29/2018 The Institute for Decision making has been helping businesses across the nation with strategic planning and research since 1987.
3 Iowa Business Grant Program entry deadline extended
Public Relations News Release 2014:164, p.1
1/30/2015 The Dream Big Grow Here grant program deadline has been extended until February 13. This program provides an opportunity for current Iowa businesses or startups to earn up to $15,000 in grants.
4 Statewide business grant contest now accepting entries
Public Relations News Release 2014:116, p.1
1/12/2015 The Dream Big Grow Here grant contest is back. This contest provides businesses a chance to win up to $15,000.
5 Cedar Valley 1 Million Cups program to launch
Public Relations News Release 2014:112, p.1
11/6/2014 1 Million Cups, a weekly event to engage, educate, and connect entrepreneurs, is set to launch during Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 17 through November 23. The public is invited to sign up to present startup business ideas.
6 Business major wins UNI Elevator Pitch Competition, heads to national competiton
Public Relations News Release 2014:73, p.1
10/2/2014 UNI sophomore finance and management double major Cassie Evers won the UNI Elevator Pitch Competition and will test her pitch against 49 college students from across the U.S., October 30 to November 1.
7 UNI, UI announce first Venture School Entrepreneurial Training Program in Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 2014:46, p.1
9/15/2014 Venture School, originally started in the state by the University of Iowa, is designed to help entrepreneurs increase their odds of success. Venture School will be offering the program in Cedar Falls through a partnership with UNI.
8 $10,000 small business grant winner announced
Public Relations News Release 2013:281, p.1
5/27/2014 Earlier this month, people gathered in Iowa City to attend the Dream Big Grow Here event to celebrate entrepreneurship in Iowa. The winner of this years prize was Deborah VanderGaast with Tipton Adaptive Daycare in Tipton.
9 Board of Regents notice of public hearing schedule
Public Relations News Release 2013:92, p.1
10/15/2013 Public hearings will be held at each of the Board of Regents five institutions prior to each Board of Regents meeting. The public hearing at UNI is scheduled for Thursday, October 17.
10 UNI student heads to national elevator pitch competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:78, p.1
10/2/2013 Aaron Baughman won the UNI Elevator Pitch Competition and will be going to compete in the National Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Conference Elevator Pitch Competition. Runner-ups were Michael Caraway and Conner Dorrance.
11 Food Waste Reduction Workshop scheduled for Oct. 15
Public Relations News Release 2013:64, p.1
9/24/2013 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center will offer a food waste reduction workshop. Attendees will learn about ways to reduce food waste and divert it from the landfill.
12 Advance Iowa program begins at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:54, p.1
9/16/2013 UNI's Advance Iowa program has officially started. It provides information and tools to help grow existing businesses. Advance Iowa partners with economic development organizations across the state.
13 Food waste reduction workshop scheduled for Oct. 2 in Mason City
Public Relations News Release 2013:49, p.1
9/12/2013 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be holding a food waste reduction workshop at the Charles H. MacNider Art Museum in Mason City. It will focus on methods to divert food away from landfills.
14 UNI to begin Regional Entrepreneurship Project
Public Relations News Release 2013:47, p.1
9/12/2013 UNI's Business and Community Services will be introducing a Regional Entrepreneurship Project later this year. The project will encourage entrepreneurial development. Factors like economic distress, recent layoffs, and closing will be explored.
15 Food waste reduction workshop to be hosted by UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:43, p.1
9/11/2013 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center will be holding a food waste reduction workshop. The workshop will discuss ways to reduce food waste and divert it from the landfill. Registration is ten dollars.
16 UNI Small Business Development Center to offer QuickBooks class
Public Relations News Release 2013:14, p.1
8/5/2013 UNI's Small Business Development Center will offer a QuickBooks Level 1 class. The class is intended for small-business owners and will focus on money management. Registration is twenty five dollars.
17 IWRC offers free training for minor source emissions inventory
Public Relations News Release 2012:231, p.1
3/6/2013 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center is sponsoring free sessions for small businesses to help them with the Minor Source Emissions Inventory. Data collected in the Minor Source Emissions Inventory are used to track Iowa's air quality standard.
18 UNI MBA teams take on consulting projects: Undergrad students to get consulting opportunities as well
Public Relations News Release 2012:188, p.1
2/4/2013 Four teams of UNI MBA students will work with area organizations as part of the Capstone Experience. It requires students to apply skills from the entire MDA curriculum to real word situations.
19 UNI to launch Iowa's virtual food waste reduction center
Public Relations News Release 2012:147, p.1
12/14/2012 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center and UNI's Business and Community Services are launching a new food waste reduction project. The project seeks to provide new resources and information to the public on food waste.
20 Community need spurs new business growth
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.7
12/1/2012 Carlos Arguello starts Spanish language newspaper and translation service; photo.
21 UNI students to compete in 'Elevator Pitch' competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:62, p.1
9/17/2012 "Elevator Pitch" competition will be held at UNI. Participants will have 90 seconds to deliver their business idea to judging faculty.
22 Register now for UNI workshop focused on optimistic leadership that will lead to success
Public Relations News Release 2012:47, p.1
9/6/2012 Management workshop to be held October 3 in the Business and Community Services Building. Registration deadline is September 26.
23 Register now for UNI workshop focused on analyzing performance problems
Public Relations News Release 2011:311, p.1
5/9/2012 Registration closes on June 7 for the June 14th workshop. Workshop is aimed at aiding employers figure out why employees don't do what they are told or asked to do. Amy Campbell is the instructor.
24 Register now for UNI workshop focused on skills for first-time managers
Public Relations News Release 2011:297, p.1
4/25/2012 Management skills and tools needed to begin a successful career as a leader will be presented.
25 Register now for UNI workshop focused on building a strong, effective team.
Public Relations News Release 2010:260, p.1
3/25/2011 Participants will learn how to use conflict in a constructive way and encourage creativity and ingenuity within a working group.
26 UNI leadership development program for professionals begins January 26; Enrollment deadline is January 14
Public Relations News Release 2010:141, p.1
11/11/2010 The leadership Development Certificate Program is designed to transform good managers into great leaders. Participants are challenged to change from thinking like a manager to thinking like a strategis leader.
27 Register now for UNI management workshop focused on managing through change; Enrollment deadline is November 5
Public Relations News Release 2010:101, p.1
10/18/2010 Workshop participants will practice ways to engage staff in productive, constructive dialogue; use coaching techniques to transition people into new roles and responsibilities; and help employees deal with ambiguity.
28 Register now for UNI management workshop focused on Juggling Multiple Projects Successfully; Enrollment deadline is Oct. 21
Public Relations News Release 2010:91, p.1
10/11/2010 Workshop participants will learn about tools and techniques to ensure projects' success; gain insight into how to set team expectations and prioritize projects; and learn how to dynamically allocate resources, and manage scope creep.
29 Economics major wins UNI Elevator Pitch Competition, heads to national competition
Public Relations News Release 2010:85, p.1
10/5/2010 Adam O'Leary, of Garner, won for his pitch of Iowa Land, the business being developed by the Entrepreneurs student organization. Iowa Land is an acrylic souvenir-type item for tourists and university alumni.
30 Register now for UNI workshop to learn to be more tactful and diplomatic in your communication; Enrollment deadline is October 12
Public Relations News Release 2010:76, p.1
9/30/2010 "Polishing your Communication Tact" participants will learn and practice the art of tactful and diplomatic communication by first understanding the target audience, and then tailoring an effective, concise message to achieve the desired result.
31 Register now for UNI workshop focused on keeping employees happy, motivated in a down economy; Enrollment deadline is October 7
Public Relations News Release 2010:73, p.1
9/28/2010 "Organizations often do not need new people; they need to motivate the people they have," said Kim Recker, program manager for the Executive Development Center. Workshop participants will learn how to maintain and improve employee morale.
32 Register now for UNI workshop focused on supporting employees after restructuring or downsizing a business; Enrollment deadline is Sept. 28
Public Relations News Release 2010:55, p.1
9/16/2010 The workshop "Who's Next? How to Support Employees after a Business Restructuring," will examine the aftermath of a company downsizing or restructuring and outline reinforcements that will aid the surviving employees during the tough, challenging times.
33 Improve your brain power at UNI workshop for managers; Enrollment deadline is Sept. 23
Public Relations News Release 2010:48, p.1
9/14/2010 The workshop is called "Maximize your Cognitive Capacity," and is hosted by the Executive Development Center. Melanie Hoffner, a certified Brain-Based Trainer, will lead the workshop.
34 UNI Regional Business Center to offer QuickBooks Training
Public Relations News Release 2010:37, p.1
9/7/2010 The workshop will help QuickBooks users better manage data such as customers, vendors, and employees. QuickBooks can also help a business manage bill-paying and conduct online banking, along with other management functions.
35 Register now for UNI workshop on managing your boss; Enrollment deadline is September 9
Public Relations News Release 2010:28, p.1
8/31/2010 The management workshop "Bossology: Managing Your Boss," will be held in the Business and Community Services Building. Participants will practice managing expectations and priorities to improve their working relationship with their boss.
36 Register now for UNI workshop focused on managing negative people; Enrollment deadline is Sept. 2
Public Relations News Release 2010:19, p.1
8/23/2010 "How to Manage Nests of Negativity: Stop the Finger Pointing, Gossiping, and complaining" will enable workshop participants to learn how to identify and confront employees who are never satisfied and who are vicious with their words and accusations.
37 UNI's IWRC provides training program to help small businesses comply with new EPA regulation
Public Relations News Release 2010:10, p.1
8/16/2010 The IWRC has developed an online training program to meet the 6H NESHAP regulation requirements. The online structure allows small businesses more cost-effective access to training, as it eliminates travel expenses and employee absences.
38 Register now for UNI workshop on Emotional Intelligence Enrollment deadline is Aug. 12
Public Relations News Release 2010:5, p.1
8/4/2010 Success requires more than IQ, which has been the traditional measure of intelligence. Elements of behavior and character are just as important. "Emotional intelligence is an important consideration in human resources planning, job profiling," and more.
39 UNI student's start-up put him in Entrepreneur magazine contest finals
Public Relations News Release 2009:512, p.1
7/27/2010 Nick Cash, a junior from Cedar Falls double majoring in computer science and economics, was selected for his business, Book Hatchery. It provides self-publishers the ability to manage and sell their texts as well as maximize their publications' exposure.
40 Register now for UNI's Professional Development Certificate program; Enrollment deadline is Aug. 13 Deadline to register is July 30
Public Relations News Release 2009:502, p.1
7/20/2010 Based on an abridged MBA, this business certificate program provides a strong foundation of critical business skills needed to succeed in today's competitive business world. Session topics include managing conflict, maximizing team performance, and law.
41 Register now for UNI workshop focused on managig negative people Enrollment deadline is June 23
Public Relations News Release 2009:477, p.1
6/10/2010 Participants in the workshop "How to Manage Nests of Negativity: Stop the Finger Pointing, Gossiping, and Complaining," will learn how to identify and confront employees who are never satisfied and who are vicious with their words and accusations.
42 UNI to hold 'Be Your Own Boss: Youth Entrepreneur Camp' for fifth and sixth graders
Public Relations News Release 2009:480, p.1
6/10/2010 "Students will learn the process of business evaluation and creation which will benefit them now and in the future," said Katherine Cota-Uyar, associate director of the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center.
43 Register now for UNI workshop on conducting a cost/benefit analysis Enrollment deadline is June 3
Public Relations News Release 2009:469, p.1
5/25/2010 "Show Me the Money! How to Conduct a Cost/Benefit Analysis," can help determine if a project should be given a green, yellow, or red light, according to Kim Recker, program manager for the Executive Development Center.
44 Register now for UNI workshop: Emotional Intelligence: Another Dimension to Intelligence Enrollment deadline is June 1
Public Relations News Release 2009:464, p.1
5/20/2010 The workshop is called "Emotional Intelligence." Success requires more than IQ--intelligence quotient, which has been the traditional measure of intelligence, according to Kim Recker, program manager for the Executive Development Center.
45 Register now for UNI workshop focused on improving tact and diplomacy in communication Enrollment deadline is May 18
Public Relations News Release 2009:454, p.1
5/10/2010 The words used, tone and delivery of a message contribute to how well the message is received and interpreted. Workshop participants will learn the art of tactful and diplomatic communication by understanding the target audience.
46 New Cedar Valley focus group facility opens at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:443, p.1
5/3/2010 The Strategic Marketing Services (SMS) now has a full-service focus group facility on the campus, which is available for use by businesses and organizations looking to conduct marketing research in the form of focus groups.
47 Register now for UNI workshop on improving brain power Enrollment deadline is April 27
Public Relations News Release 2009:410, p.1
4/16/2010 According to Kim Recker, "This workshop will help you understand ways to improve your concentration, sharpen your memory and maximize your mind power. Workshop participants will enhance their ability to understand and respond strategically to problems.
48 Register now for UNI workshop on successfully juggling multiple projects; Enrollment deadline is April 20
Public Relations News Release 2009:387, p.1
4/8/2010 The workshop, "Juggling Multiple Projects Successfully," will introduce participants to tools and techniques to ensure project success. Kelly Green will lead the workshop.
49 Register now for UNI workshop on keeping employees happy and motivated; Enrollment deadline is April 15
Public Relations News Release 2009:379, p.1
4/6/2010 Workshop participants will learn how to maintain and improve employee morale in both good and difficult times. They will be introduced to advanced principles of motivation, and develop and utilize strategies that will best fit their direct reports.
50 UNI's IWRC hosts workshop on new EPA rule for bulk gasoline plants in Cedar Falls
Public Relations News Release 2009:381, p.1
4/6/2010 The EPA has created a new national emission standard for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for bulk gasoline plants in order to reduce the emission of hazardous pollutants into the environment. A series of eight workshops will run through April.

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