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1 Iowa Business Plan Competition open for submissions
Public Relations News Release 2013:250, p.1
4/10/2014 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition is now accepting entries for the 2014 competition. This is the ninth year of the competition. This years first prize winner will receive $25,000.
2 Dream Big Grow Here surpasses 10,000 visitors in first four days of online voting
Public Relations News Release 2013:81, p.1
10/3/2013 The Dream Big Grow Here contest website has already had over 10,000 visitors within the first few days of voting. The contest helps Iowa small businesses to grow and expand.
3 MyEntre.Net hosts August webinars for Iowa small-business owners
Public Relations News Release 2012:18, p.1
8/7/2012 Blogging for your business and the Iowa Targetted Small Business Program will be featured at the webinars.
4 Iowa Business Plan Competition now open for submissions
Public Relations News Release 2011:204, p.1
3/9/2012 The John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition will now accept applications from businesses that are less than four years old or business ideas that have a cash flow diagram.
5 EntreFest! Puts spotlight on job creation and small business growth
Public Relations News Release 2011:196, p.1
3/1/2012 Small business owners will be able to aid their business by taking part in EntreFest! A program put on by UNI Iowa Regional Business Center to promote small business growth.
6 Registration is now open for EntreFest! Which will bring together business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and experts March 8-9
Public Relations News Release 2011:233, p.1
1/17/2012 EntreFest will be held in Ames over two days and be a useful resource for small business owners.
7 Senior named student entrepreneur of the year
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:23, p.1
11/15/2011 Therese Kuster won the elevator pitch on campus in September. Her current award was for her essay on entrepreneurship, letters of recommendation, and financial statements from her company, TargetClick, photo.
8 Seven Iowa Business incubators and coworking sites launch Iowa Startup Alliance
Public Relations News Release 2011:106, p.1
11/7/2011 Seven Iowa business incubators and coworking sites have joined together to create the Iowa Startup Alliance.
9 Top three finalists selected for John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2011:50, p.1
9/20/2011 The top three finalist of the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition are M&S FlowMatics, Radiology Protocols, VSI Aerospace.
10 Iowa small business owners and entrepreneurs have two new free resources
Public Relations News Release 2011:9, p.1
7/21/2011 Small business owners can now use MyEntre.Net to access Connections and Business Concierge programs that help small businesses.
11 Three finalists chosen to present for the John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2010:54, p.1
9/16/2010 The finalists are Energy Control Technologies Inc., Idx, and LuCella Biosciences Inc. The three winners and the final ranking will be announced at the Oct. 6 Iowa Entrepreneurs Conference and Venture Forum.
12 UNI student awarded for small business success
Public Relations News Release 2009:359, p.1
3/26/2010 Adam O'Leary, a junior economics major from Garner, will be awarded the College of Business Administration John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center Student Entrepreneur of the Year award at the CBA's annual spring recognition ceremony on April 22.
13 UNI introduces 2010 summer camps; Calling all aspiring filmmakers, scientists, designers and entrepreneurs
Public Relations News Release 2009:341, p.1
3/22/2010 Is your child interested in astronomy and gazing at the stars; or obsessed with robotics; or a young entrepreneur looking to make their fortunes in small business; an aspiring filmmaker? These are just some of the types of camps offered this summer.
14 John Pappajohn Iowa Business Plan Competition deadline approaching
Public Relations News Release 2009:321, p.1
3/9/2010 The deadline for the first round of the competition is April 30. Applicants are required to submit business plan information via AngelSoft. A link to the AngelSoft submission page is available at the competition Web site.
15 SBI provides assistance to entrepreneurs
Batterson--Beau Joseph-Chari (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.1
2/16/2010 Student Business Incubator program aids, inspires, and nurtures students from all majors with starting a new business venture.
16 EntreFest! Brings together business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs and experts Feb. 25 - 26
Public Relations News Release 2009:262, p.1
2/8/2010 The third EntreFest! Conference will be taking place in West Des Moines, Feb. 25 - 26. According to Amy Kuhlers, program manager for MyEntre.Net Iowa, this year's conference builds on the successes of Iowa's two previous Entre-Fests!
17 Pappajohn Launches fifth-annual Iowa Business Plan Competition
Public Relations News Release 2009:220, p.1
1/11/2010 The competition is designed to stimulate business development and provide support for outstanding business plans. The competition is open to new and start-up businesses (in business for fewer than six years) in all industries.
18 Regional EntreBash! Networking event planned for Davis County entrepreneurs Oct. 21
Public Relations News Release 2009:106, p.1
10/7/2009 EntreBash! is an event for small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs to access customized technical assistance and capital and to network with others in the business community. Attendees can speak directly with specially trained consultants.
19 UNI, IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop in Bettendorf
Public Relations News Release 2009:80, p.1
9/25/2009 Sometimes called '6H,' the regulation is part of the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and affects facilities that spray coatings containing certain hazardous air pollutants. The 14 workshops will run through November.
20 UNI.IWRC hosts surface coating '6H' rule workshop in Dubuque
Public Relations News Release 2009:63, p.1
9/17/2009 The Iowa Waste Reduction Center (IWRC) at the College, in collaboration with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa Collision Repair Association, will host a workshop regarding the new Environmental Protection Agency surface coating rule.
21 Regional EntreBash! Networking event planned for central Iowa entrepreneurs Sept. 8
Public Relations News Release 2009:22, p.1
8/28/2009 EntreBash! Is a semi-annual event for small-business owners and entrepreneurs to access customized technical assistance and capital and to network with the regional business community.
22 Next MyEntre.Net webinar focuses on small business branding
Public Relations News Release 2008:615, p.1
7/29/2009 The fourth installment of the MyEntre.Net Summer Webinar Series begins with "Breakthrough Branding and your Bottom Line!" presented by Michael Wagner, president of White Rabbit Group.
23 EntreBash!networking event and business expo for Cedar Valley entrepreneurs set for Oct. 2
Public Relations News Release 2008:105, p.1
9/26/2008 Attending entrepreneurs will be able to speak directly with a team of business advisers who can provide referrals and information to individuals and organizations for assistance with obtaining financing, increasing sales, and doing business on the Web.
24 Tornado-affected businesses can get information at forum in Parkersburg May 30
Public Relations News Release 2007:700, p.1
5/29/2008 Business owners affected by Sunday's tornados in northeast Iowa can get assistance at Bethal Lutheran Church in Parkersburg.
25 JPEC opens Waterloo office to extend assistance to small businesses
Public Relations News Release 1996:332, p.1
4/3/1997 John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center offers help to local area small businesses.
26 Where is Today's Small Business Growth Coming From?
Public Relations News Release 1996:235, p.1
1/27/1997 The Small Business Development Center clients fall into two groups; wanting to start a new business or looking for help with a new business.
27 University of Northern Iowa technology transfer and economic development programs benefit thousands of Iowa companies
Public Relations News Release 1995:135, p.1
11/15/1995 Iowa companies benefit from UNI outreach programs.
28 On the air
Campus News Network 3:20, p.6
7/6/1993 Lyle Bowlin and Charles Davis will offer advice via radio.
29 Media Advisory
Public Relations News Release 1992:448, p.1
3/19/1993 UNI professor Alfred Pelham has been suspended effective immediately.
30 Want to start a new business? Check into the SBDC at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:501, p.1
3/28/1990 David Wheelock directs the Small Business Development Center, which offers consulting and counseling to individuals seeking to start a small business, or expand an existing one.
31 UNI official is helping minority businesses get a start in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1989:477, p.1
3/20/1990 David Wheelock, director of the Small Business Assistance Center, participates in the Minority Ventures Program. The program organizes resources for minority business owners in the area.
32 First Iowa Waste Reduction Award to be granted by small business assistance/ waste reduction center.
Public Relations News Release 1988:434, p.1
4/19/1989 Monetary award of $1,000 will be presented to the Iowa business or industry judged to have implemented a waste reduction project with the best demonstrated environmental, economic and safety benefits. All companies located in Iowa are eligible.
33 Cost for statewide pesticide collection tagged at some $1.5 million according to University of Northern Iowa study.
Public Relations News Release 1988:356, p.1
3/17/1989 Findings of a survey of Fayette County farmers, conducted by the Small Business Assistance Center, in conjunction with the Fayette County Farm Bureau, found 3,582 pounds of materials in the county alone, according to Kim Gunderson.
34 Outdated pesticides and herbicides--posing a threat to the environment.
Public Relations News Release 1988:342, p.1
3/13/1989 Over 3500 pounds of outdated or unusable farm chemicals remain in storage in Fayette County alone. Kim Gunderson says farmers and farm chemical suppliers are not sure how to dispose of outdated pesticides.
35 University of Northern Iowa's 'Renewal' to acquaint Iowa's business owners and community leaders with Iowa's 'one-stop shop' for economic development.
Public Relations News Release 1988:308, p.1
2/20/1989 "Renewal has been designed to give business and community leaders an overveiw of services available to them at Northern Iowawhile providing them with specific examples of what types of assistance these centers have provided in the past.
36 Unused farm chemicals pose dangerous threat to environment.
Public Relations News Release 1988:303, p.1
2/20/1989 Kim Gunderson says a state wide plan to deal with chemical waste is in the works. A statewide collection plan may be the answer.
37 UNI helps fight hazardous waste
Northern Iowan 85:38, p.4
2/17/1989 Kimberly Gunderson speaks on ways that UNI contributes to a cleaner environment.
38 UNI Department of Earth Science offers waste minimization seminar Feb. 13.
Public Relations News Release 1988:288, p.1
2/7/1989 Seminar designed to help local businesses minimize waste production and include a discussion of environmental legislative proposals, which will be introduced this year at both state and federal levels.
39 Fayette county farmers to complete pesticide survey developed by University of Northern Iowa's SBAC.
Public Relations News Release 1988:269, p.1
1/25/1989 Confidential survey on farmer's pesticide storage and disposal, in what is planned as a state-wide program to help farmers with waste management concerns.
40 What happens when there's no room at the dump?
Public Relations News Release 1988:140, p.1
11/7/1988 When landfills become full trash gets illegally dumped. John Konefes says better management of what's sent to the dump can help preserve landfill space , and protect the environment.
41 Northern Iowa's Small Business Assistance Center to have open house and ribbon cutting ceremony, Oct. 28-29.
Public Relations News Release 1988:116, p.1
10/20/1988 The SBAC assists businesses in the state by working with them to develop safe economic ways of managing solid waste and hazardous sunbstances, said John Konefes, SBAC diector.
42 University of Northern Iowa's SBAC advisory committee to meet Aug. 2
Public Relations News Release 1988:511, p.1
7/27/1988 Mission to aid small businesses with solid and hazardous waste questions and projects.
43 Regents approve business, parking regulations for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:386, p.1
4/21/1988 The Board of Regents enacts new parking regulations and an increase in permit fees by up to five percent. Plans for new exterior siding in University Apartments, a Latham Hall renovation project, and a new waste management facility are also approved.
44 Northern Iowa center formed to manage hazardous wastes
Northern Iowa Today 16:2, p.2
3/1/1988 Establish Small Business Assistance Center.
45 Regents approve appointments
Reicks--Rodney Eugene (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 84:31, p.1
1/22/1988 Larry Routh resigns; Joe Mitchell appointed vice president for development; Renee Romano will head Union; John Konefes will head SBAC.
46 Regents appoint assistant vice president, Union director for Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:216, p.1
1/20/1988 The Board of Regents approves the appointment of Marlene Strathe and Renee Romano as dean of the College of Education, and director of the Memorial Union respectively. Larry Routh resigns as director of counseling.
47 Unique new UNI center to help Iowa firms with waste hazards
Smith--Michael Joseph (Classes of 1986 and 1990)
Northern Iowan 84:30, p.3
1/19/1988 John Konefes talks about the services of the Small Business Assistance Center.
48 Helping small businesses manage solid waste and hazardous substances to be task of Northern Iowa's new director of the S. B. A. C.
Public Relations News Release 1987:199, p.1
1/8/1988 The Board of Regents confirms the appointment of John Konefes as director of the Small Business Assistance Center. Konefes enforces Department of Natural Resources and EPA regulations on business associations, and waste management firms.
49 Regents approve UNI final budget, appointments, bonding resolution
Public Relations News Release 1987:422, p.1
7/8/1987 Regents approve funding for the Institute of Decision Making Sciences, Small Business Assistance Center, and Management Development Center. The replacement of Thomas Paulson with Duane Anders as director of the Physical Plant. Marilyn Monteiro resigns.
50 UNI's small business development center now in third year; Waterloo's D&S answering service an example of success
Public Relations News Release 1985:164, p.1
11/26/1985 Conservative estimates from 1984 indicate that the SBDC helped generate or save more than 300 Iowa jobs and brought in more than $780,000 in federal and state revenue; about one-third of the SBDC clients are starting their own businesses.


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