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Pilkington--Randal R. (John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center--Director)

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1 Ten finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2014:14, p.1
8/13/2014 Ten businesses have been selected as finalists in the 2014 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. This year a total of $50,000 will be awarded to the top three submitted business plans.
2 Ames-based r-pipe wins John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:72, p.1
9/30/2013 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competitiion has announced their three winners: R-pipe, Machine Pharmaceuticals Inc., and ScoutPro Inc. The Iowa Business Plan Competitions encourages entrepreneurship across the state.
3 Seven finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2013:23, p.1
8/21/2013 Seven businesses have been selected as finalists in the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition. Each business will be interviewing with a panel of judges. The winner of the competition will receive $25,000.
4 Competitors selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:304, p.1
5/23/2013 Sixteen businesses will compete in the 2013 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition for the chance to win $25,500. First place will receive $25,000, $15,000 for second and 10,000 for third. Honorable mention of $1,000 will be awarded.
5 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.
6 UNI's economic development efforts reach all 99 Iowa counties
Public Relations News Release 2012:126, p.1
10/30/2012 University of Northern Iowa, Iowa State University, and University of Iowa presented economic impacts to Board of Regents. Items discussed were outreach to counties, impact of jobs created, and revenue from regents universities.
7 Iowa Powder Atomization Technologies wins John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:82, p.1
9/28/2012 Iowa Powder Atomization Technologies (IPAT) received first place in John Pappajohn competition. Data2Bio came in second followed by FxRedux Solutions LLC in third.
8 Top three finalists chosen for the John Pappajohn Iowa business plan competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:56, p.1
9/12/2012 Competition narrowed to three finalists. First place winner will receive $25,000, $15,000 will be awarded for second place and $10,000 for third place.
9 UNI Student Business Incubator to be named in honor of R. J. McElroy
Public Relations News Release 2012:39, p.1
8/31/2012 UNI will hold a dedication ceremony for the newly created R. J. McElroy Student Business Incubator. The SBI is a learning laboratory designed to inspire and educate students interested in entrepreneurship.
10 Seven finalists selected for 2012 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2012:26, p.1
8/13/2012 Each business plan competitor will interview with a panel of judges. Three firms will be selected from these interviews for recognition in late September.
11 Competitors selected for John Pappajohn Iiowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:317, p.1
5/24/2012 Eighteen companies from a field of forty four applicants have been chosen to compete for $50,000 in prizes. A special awards luncheon will be held September 27, to announce the results.
12 Finalist selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:6, p.1
8/11/2011 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition has selected seven businesses that will present to a panel of judges for a spot in the top three.
13 Pappajohn launches annual Iowa Business Plan Competition.
Public Relations News Release 2010:172, p.1
1/10/2011 The competition is designed to stimulate business development and provide support for outstanding business plans. The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition is open to new and start-up businesses.
14 Seven finalists selected for Joh Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2010:9, p.1
8/16/2010 The seven businesses continuing in the competition are Cabin Coffee Franchising, Inc.; Energy Control Technologies; Growth Design Energy Mt. Valley LLC; Idx; J & J Solutions; LuCella Biosciences, Inc.; and Pathovacs, Inc.
15 Competitors selected in John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:465, p.1
5/21/2010 Of these competitors, seven to 10 will be chosen as finalists and invited to present to a panel of judges. Bsed on the presentations, the judges will select three businesses to present at the Iowa Venture Capital and Entrepreneurs Conference on October 5.
16 Winners announced in John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:103, p.1
10/6/2009 Receiving first place in the competition and $25,000 is Body Viz, a company that creates software for 3-D visualization of MRI and CT medical image data to improve surgical planning. Next year's competition will be announced in February. List of winners.
17 Eight finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:1, p.1
8/10/2009 The finalists business plan competitors will interview with a panel of judges. Three finalists will be chosen to present at the Iowa Venture Capital and Entrepreneurs Conference in Des Moines on Oct. 6. Competitors and awards listed.
18 UNI Institute for decision Making celebrates 20 years of service in economic development
Northern Iowa Today 92:1, p.18
1/1/2008 Quick look at the history and purposes of the organization; photo.
19 UNI Institute for Decision Making celebrates 20 years of economic development in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2007:313, p.1
11/28/2007 After twenty years, the Institute for Decision Making continues to progress and lead organizations and governments.
20 BCS offers small business assistance
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.1
8/28/2007 Business and Community Services Building dedicated at UNI on August 25, 2007; survey of operations in the building; photo.
21 UNI celebrates grand opening of Business and Community Services Building
Public Relations News Release 2007:107, p.1
8/17/2007 The grand opening of the Business and Community Services Building will be August 25.
22 UNI hosts first Community Showcase April 24
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
4/19/2007 The first-ever Community Showcase to highlight UNI programs and resources will be held April 24.
23 UNI staff member re-elected to International Economic Development Council board of directors
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/17/2006 LaDene Bowen has been re-elected to the International Economic Development Council.
24 UNI's Pilkington reappointed to Governor's Council of Economic Advisors
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
12/22/2005 Executive director of Business and Community Services reappointed to the Governor's Council of Economic Advisors.
25 UNI Regional Business Center to host Des Moines news conference, Friday, Sept. 30, Announcement of new rural entrepreneurship program
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
9/27/2005 News conference held to announce the launch of community-directed, rural business-accelerator initiative, list of speakers and those available for interviews provided.
26 One dream becomes reality . . . And another begins . . .
Northern Iowa Today 89:2, p.Inside back cover
7/1/2005 Beams raised for McLeod Center; ground broken for Business and Community Service building; photo.
27 UNI breaks ground on new business building; east campus structure will be completed by fall 2006
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:58, p.1
6/24/2005 Newest addition to UNI campus will be Business and Community Services Building (BCS); cost will be about $4.6 million; should be completed by fall of 2006.
28 UNI to break ground on Business and Community Services building
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
6/9/2005 Ground breaking will take place June 18, 2005.
29 UNI's Pilkington reappointed to Governor's Council of Economic Advisors
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
5/19/2005 Randy Pilkington reappointed for second one-year term.
30 UNI Business and Community Services director to address Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
1/24/2005 Randy Pilkington will discuss UNI's contributions to Iowa's economy.
31 $10,000 gift to support student entrepreneurial endeavors
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:21, p.1
11/9/2004 Central Iowa Power Cooperative to help local students develop internships with small developing businesses; photo.
32 UNI receives CIPCO gift to partner students with Iowa businesses
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
10/28/2004 Central Iowa Power Cooperative gives $10,000 each year to provide students with internships in conjunction with Iowa-based small businesses and new ventures.
33 UNI staff earn Regents excellence awards
Northern Iowan 100:28, p.3
12/12/2003 Three staff members received the Regents Staff Excellence Award.
34 Three University of Northern Iowa staff members receive Regents Staff Excellence Awards
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
11/26/2003 Brief description of each recipient's duties.
35 Board of Regents meeting at the University of Iowa Jan. 15-16
Public Relations News Release 2002:271, p.1
1/13/2003 Docket issues for the Board of Regents meeting are listed.
36 'Entrepreneurship and Success' theme for John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Day Sept. 19
Public Relations News Release 2002:71, p.1
9/11/2002 UNI alumni and staff will speak on entrepreneurship and success as a part of John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Day.
37 Budget crunch
Anglum--Gerald (Public Relations Staff)
Northern Iowa Today 86:2, p.2
7/1/2002 A look at recent budget cuts; administrators offer views of the effects of the budget cuts; photo.
38 Small Business Week
Public Relations News Release 2000:439, p.1
6/4/2001 The special needs of small businesses and programs developed for small businesses will be discussed by Randy Pilkington.
39 Graduate College
Campus News Network 10:21, p.Insert 2
7/3/2000 Awards were given to graduate students and a member of the graduate faculty.
40 University of Northern Iowa Graduate College presents awards
Public Relations News Release 1999:426, p.1
5/25/2000 List of graduate students and faculty member who received awards from the Graduate College.
41 Workin' for a living
Public Relations News Release 1999:252, p.1
2/14/2000 Randy Pilkington, director of the Institute for Decision Making, will take a look at today's Iowa job market.
42 Pilkington named executive director of UNI Business & Community Services
Public Relations News Release 1999:185, p.1
1/11/2000 UNI College of Business Administration has appointed Randy Pilkington as executive director of Business and Community Services.
43 Where have all the workers gone?
Public Relations News Release 1999:180, p.1
1/10/2000 Director of the IDM, Randy Pilkington, will discuss the labor force in Iowa.
44 What will tomorrow bring?
Northern Iowa Today 84:1, p.8
1/1/2000 UNI faculty and alumni outline their views on the future.
45 Iowa: a place to grow
Public Relations News Release 1999:148, p.1
11/29/1999 The Institute for Decision making at UNI has been helping communities determine how they can create jobs and build wealth.
46 UNI program training future economic development professionals
Public Relations News Release 1998:347, p.1
4/26/1999 First students are graduating with degree in economics with emphasis in economic development. Program sponsored by Institute for Decision Making and Department of Economics.
47 Profile: Pilkington
Campus News Network 9:17, p.3
4/19/1999 Profile of Randy Pilkington, from the Institute for Decision Making; photo.
48 Governor Vilsack looks to the Institute for Decision Making for help
Campus News Network 9:16, p.1
4/5/1999 Randy Pilkington appointed to 21st Century Workforce Council; IDM will assist the state's strategic planning group in developing a vision for the State of Iowa.
49 Institute for Decision Making improving life in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1998:230, p.1
1/28/1999 The Institute for Decision Making at UNI has helped Iowa communities create and implement plans.
50 Economic development is more effective through clustering
Public Relations News Release 1997:393, p.1
7/9/1998 The Institute for Decision Making promotes economic development through business clustering.

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