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Cota-Uyar--Katherine A. (Program Manager)

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1 UNI to host panel discussion on food myths
Public Relations News Release 2013:199, p.1
3/10/2014 UNI's Reaching for Higher Ground committee will present the panel discussion "Paper or Plastic & Other Food Myths". The panel will discuss food myths as well as how to be more sustainable. The event is free and open to the public.
2 Workshop pitches new ideas to students
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.1
9/20/2013 A workshop was hosted by Laurie Watje and Katherine Cota-Uyar to prepare students for the University of Northern Iowa's Fifth Annual Elevator Pitch Competition. The workshop also prepared students to pitch themselves personally for job interviews.
3 Swing and a hit; UNI grad, former NY Yankees shortstop and all-around baseball advocate
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.6
5/1/2013 Profile of Tyson Hanish, who developed a model for staying involved in baseball at the Business Incubator; photo.
4 UNI entrepreneurial students get big boost from local foundation; UNI student business incubator named in honor of R. J. McElroy
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.8
1/1/2013 Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center received $300,000 grant from McElroy Trust; student business incubator named for R. J. McElroy.
5 What I did on my summer vacation
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.6
10/1/2012 A look at UNI student experiences around the world during the summer of 2012; photo.
6 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.
7 UNI Student Business Incubator to be named in honor of R.J. McElroy
Public Relations News Release 2011:289, p.1
4/18/2012 A $300,000 grant was given to the Student Business Incubator by R.J. McElroy Trust which changes the name to the R.J. McElroy Student Business Incubator.
8 UNI student wins Student Entrepreneur of the Year
Public Relations News Release 2011:102, p.1
11/3/2011 UNI student Therese Kuster was named the Young Entrepreneur Council/Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization Student Entrepreneur of the Year.
9 Students show entrepreneurial skills at elevator pitch competition
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.6
10/4/2011 UNI Entrepreneurs sponsored the competition. Students had to prepare a "pitch" concerning a company or product lasting only ninety seconds. Therese Kuster won and will compete in a national competition.
10 UNI students to compete in 'Elevator Pitch' competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:55, p.1
9/26/2011 The elevator pitch competition at UNI is designed to teach students the proper way to market themselves to potential employees.
11 UNI economics major wins elevator pitch competition
Au Jong--Catherine (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.4
10/15/2010 Adam O'Leary won the local elevator pitch competition. A ninety second speech is given to get the attention of possible investors and set up a formal meeting with those interested.
12 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.
13 Student launches own business
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.5
8/31/2010 Nick Cash is a finalist in the National Entrepreneur of 2010 contest. His business, Book Hatchery, is located in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center; photo.
14 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.
15 UNI physical education graduate student wins elevator pitch competition, advances to nationals
Public Relations News Release 2009:96, p.1
10/2/2009 Travis Steffen from Muscatine won the competition for his business, Synn Clothing. Synn produces casual clothing as well as a special clothing line for mixed martial arts fighters. Ryan Morrison, is first alternate, and Brian Hoyer is second alternate.
16 UNI's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center presents at International Business Incubation Conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:516, p.1
5/4/2009 Katherine Cota-Uyar and Laurie Watje's presentation highlighted JPEC's Student Business Incubator (SBI). The SBI is an educational learning laboratory designed to inspire and educate students interested in entrepreneurship and small business.
17 UNI to host Collegiate Enterpreneurs' Iowa Conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:372, p.1
3/4/2009 Each year this statewide conference brings together students, faculty and staff from throughout Iowa and its neighboring states for a day of networking, education and inspirational speakers.
18 Students win business plan competition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:40, p.1
3/3/2009 Zach Hedrington, business partners Dante Means and Travis Smith, and Jennifer Betts won the regional John Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan competition; photo.
19 UNI hosts CEIC
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:38, p.4
2/24/2009 Collegiate Entrepreneur Iowa Conference connects students and professionals, facilitates networking, and offers presentations. Dan Leese and John Hall are featured speakers; photo.
20 Taking flight; student entrepreneurs do what they dream
Northern Iowa Today 92:2, p.2
11/1/2008 A look at several business associated with the Student Business Incubator in the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center; photo.
21 UNI senior to compete in national 'Elevator Pitch' competition
Public Relations News Release 2008:148, p.1
10/14/2008 Tyson Hanish, from New York, N. Y., won the UNI Elevator Pitch competition to move to this next level at the national conference in Chicago. Mark Watje, a junior marketing: management major from Cedar Falls, is the alternate for UNI.
22 Power of the Purse pursues financial education
Reeve--Emma Temple (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.1
9/9/2008 Women's Philanthropy Club to sponsor a financial seminar aimed at women. Keynote speaker is Barbara Stanny. Eight presentations will be given in addition to the keynote.
23 UNI students recognized for entrepreneurship
Public Relations News Release 2007:693, p.1
5/27/2008 Three students received awards for entrepreneurship excellence from the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center on April 24.
24 UNI student business wins business plan competition
Public Relations News Release 2007:570, p.1
4/9/2008 E-Holdings, LLC, owned by Ben Frein, was one of the five winners of the 2008 Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition.
25 Business incubator jumpstarts students
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:34, p.1
2/12/2008 Office space is available to students for starting a business. Interviews are required prior to acceptance. Advice is available for questions on taxes, law, and computers.
26 UNI Lifelong University announces spring 2008 courses
Public Relations News Release 2007:409, p.1
2/5/2008 UNI's Lifelong University will be offering four courses this spring.
27 High school groups make stops at UNI's new Student Business Incubator
Public Relations News Release 2007:315, p.1
11/28/2007 A group of Starmont High School students visited the Student Business Incubator.
28 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/26/2007 A presentation on identity theft strategies will be given Tuesday, February 27 by Katherine Cota-Uyar.
29 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
2/5/2007 "Credit and Identity Theft" will be presented Tuesday, February 6.
30 Good credit solves a lot of problems
Carton--Rebecca R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:32, p.1
1/26/2007 Credit scores important.
31 Having good credit, fixing bad credit, preventing identity theft important for financial wellness
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/16/2007 Katherine Cota-Uyar wants to help people understand their credit and prevent identity theft.
32 Entrepreneurship for all majors
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:55, p.4
4/28/2006 Certificate of entrepreneurship can be earned by non-business majors by completing 18 credit hours of busniness courses.
33 UNI to offer certificate in entrepreneurship
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
4/20/2006 A certificate in entrepreneurship for non-business majors will be offered at UNI.
34 Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan helps student entrepreneurials
Shore--Kara (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:13, p.6
10/12/2004 Description of competition to receive start-up capital for new business ventures.
35 Entrepreneurs to gather at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/24/2004 Collegiate Entrepreneurs Iowa Conference will be held on Friday, February 27.
36 Entrepreneurs to gather at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/23/2004 Collegiate Entrepreneurs Iowa Conference will be held Friday, February 27; list of speakers included.
37 Third annual entrepreneurs conference to take place at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
2/6/2004 Conference will be held Friday, February 27 and is open to all college and university students and faculty/staff in Iowa.
38 Contest pushes minority business start-up
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:32, p.1
1/31/2003 John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and the Regional Business Center will sponsor the Minority Business Plan competition.
39 Taking care of business--legally
Public Relations News Release 2002:174, p.1
11/4/2002 Starting and operating your own business with all of the legal issues will be discussed.
40 Minority business plan competition winners announced
Northern Iowa Today 86:2, p.20
7/1/2002 BaHar Publishing wins award.
41 Don't milk the cash cow dry
Public Relations News Release 2001:207, p.1
11/19/2001 Katherine Cota will speak on the cost of living and what new costs you will face if you move.
42 Workshop to teach 'dress for success'
Bartness--Brooke (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:5, p.14
9/18/2001 Studies show that first impressions are usually very strong and long-lasting; photo.
43 University of Northern Iowa's John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center awards grant's to five small businesses through Coleman Foundation
Public Relations News Release 1998:33, p.1
9/10/1998 List of JPEC/Coleman Leveraged Seed Grant Award winners for 1998.
44 JPEC/Coleman leveraged seed grant award presentation Sept. 10 at University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:29, p.1
9/9/1998 John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center and Coleman Foundation will present seed grants to small business owners Sept. 10.
45 "NI" editors chosen for '94-'95
Ruse--Michelle E. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 90:53, p.1
4/19/1994 Brian Fiderlein will be executive editor; Katherine Cota will be managing editor; photo.

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