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Achievements for November 2021
Achievements for November 2021
Nov 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Achievements for October 2021
Achievements for October 2021
Oct 1 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2021
Achievements for June 2021
Jun 4 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Connie Rath Awarded Honorary Doctorate
Connie Rath Awarded Honorary Doctorate
May 10 2021 9:00 AM
Building a career around studying the success of individuals in their jobs and environments, Connie Rath, ’70 & ’71, received an honorary Doctor of Commerce at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln morning Commencement, May 8. As president of the Clifton Foundation, Rath helped establish and build the Clifton Strengths Institute (CSI) at Nebraska. » Full Article
Achievements for April 2021
Achievements for April 2021
Apr 2 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Students Experience Crash Course on Startups
Students Experience Crash Course on Startups
Mar 31 2021 9:00 AM
Students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business turned ideas into action running their own businesses through a weeklong startup simulation called The Crash Course. Undergraduates involved in the Clifton Strengths Organization (CSO), a recognized student organization, gained the hands-on learning experience of operating a startup and ended with a profit of more than $2,000. » Full Article
Achievements for March 2021
Achievements for March 2021
Mar 5 2021 9:00 AM
Learn more about recent honors, appointments and publications at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in this month's achievements column. The achievements of faculty, staff and students are grouped within the college’s three mission-focused goals of research + discovery, learning + transformation and connection + engagement. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Welcomes 50 New Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Welcomes 50 New Coaches
Mar 4 2021 9:00 AM
Leading the way in student empowerment, the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln recently welcomed 50 new undergraduate student strengths coaches for the 2021-22 academic year. The students will join returning coaches to mentor nearly 1,000 students in the College of Business enrolled in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Rempe Confronts Addiction to Make It Matter
Jan 27 2021 9:00 AM
Olivia Rempe knows firsthand that it’s not where you start, but how you finish. The University of Nebraska–Lincoln senior and December College of Business Student of the Month confronted her addiction and refocused her life – after almost losing it. » Full Article
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Clegg Assists in Virus Research
Jan 21 2021 9:00 AM
As a junior Clifton Builders Management major with a pre-med focus, Ashley Clegg co-created her experience at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln to best prepare for her future in medicine. However, a global pandemic not only impacted her educational experience, but also brought about an opportunity to advance science and co-author an article in a respected peer-review journal. » Full Article
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Business Students Impact Community Through Course Project
Jan 14 2021 9:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln business students in the Clifton Builders Program aspire to change the world by building new businesses, teams and communities. Through hands-on consulting, the students gain real-world experience and provide impactful insight into employee work place engagement. » Full Article
Three-week Course Prepares Students for ‘The Future of Work’
Three-week Course Prepares Students for ‘The Future of Work’
Dec 16 2020 11:30 AM
As 2020 comes to a close, upcoming college graduates are set to enter a workforce unlike any other in history. There’s a chance that they’ll interview and train for their first full-time jobs entirely remotely. Down the road, forming relationships with coworkers and beginning leadership roles on a virtual basis can come with its own unique set of challenges. » Full Article
New Business Program Accelerates Career Development
New Business Program Accelerates Career Development
Oct 27 2020 9:00 AM
Both a public health and an economic crisis, the COVID-19 pandemic also negatively affected students’ plans for career development. Students faced an immediate challenge last spring when their summer internships, jobs and study abroad opportunities were scaled back, moved online or canceled altogether. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Clifton Builders Stretch and Grow Entrepreneurial Mindset
Oct 6 2020 9:00 AM
Thirty-five students start their journey this fall as the largest cohort yet of Clifton Builders at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The program continues to grow in its fifth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enabling its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial-minded individuals. » Full Article
Seven Ways To Help Business Students Succeed
Seven Ways To Help Business Students Succeed
Sep 15 2020 9:00 AM
You don’t have to figure everything out by yourself at college. The College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln offers resources specifically for business students to expand their academic, career and personal growth for success during college and life after graduation. Students can meet with any of these seven types of coaches for free. » Full Article
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Course Offered for Those Called to Coach
Sep 1 2020 9:00 AM
Although all College of Business students receive strength training to enlighten their careers and personal lives, some student strengths coaches delve further through an Advanced Strengths for Coaches and Managers (MNGT 398) course. These students learn how to make an immediate impact by coaching fellow students, co-workers and members of their community to help transform lives. » Full Article
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Faust Focuses on Strengths to Give Back to Her Hometown
Jul 22 2020 9:00 AM
When COVID-19 canceled Haley Faust’s summer internship, she returned to her hometown planning to spend the summer studying for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). However, she found a way to use her strengths and give back to her community by interning at the Columbus Area Future Fund in cooperation with the Columbus Area United Way. » Full Article
Four Students Receive Inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute Awards
Four Students Receive Inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute Awards
Apr 28 2020 9:00 AM
Mark Pogue committed his life to help others through strengths. The inaugural Clifton Strengths Institute (CSI) Recognition Ceremony participants honored Pogue, former director of the CSI who died of cancer in the summer of 2018, by presenting the first-ever Mark Pogue Award. The institute also recognized Outstanding Builder and Outstanding Coach recipients during the virtual event. » Full Article
Navigating Uncertainty Through CliftonStrengths
Navigating Uncertainty Through CliftonStrengths
Apr 23 2020 1:30 PM
The need for students, faculty and staff at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to lead with and rely on their strengths became paramount while navigating change around COVID-19. Gallup-Certified Strengths Coaches and trained student coaches at the College of Business provide support during this time of uncertainty. » Full Article
Trucke Elevates Teaching Through Strengths Training
Trucke Elevates Teaching Through Strengths Training
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
Bringing her extensive accounting experience into the classroom, Jill Trucke began her faculty career at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business in 2016. With a limited teaching background, Trucke gained confidence through Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach training, which she applied in the classroom to benefit students. » Full Article
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Clifton Strengths Institute Introduces New Coaches
Jan 28 2020 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln continued its groundbreaking approach to impact student success with the addition of 42 new undergraduate student strengths coaches for the 2020-21 academic year. The students join a team of returning coaches to serve as mentors to more than 750 first-year College of Business students enrolled in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Global Opportunities, Business Experiences Shape Husker's Future
Global Opportunities, Business Experiences Shape Husker's Future
Dec 22 2019 8:00 AM
As an international business student at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Quincey Bernard has spent the last three years jetting across the world for study abroad trips and honing his entrepreneurship skills. He did it all for one reason — to one day return to his hometown of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, and give back to the country he loves. Bernard will graduate this December from the College of Business and has big dreams for revitalizing and transforming Haiti's economy in the next 10 years. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Ready to Create Economic Energy
Clifton Builders Ready to Create Economic Energy
Sep 24 2019 9:00 AM
Twenty-eight students embark on their journey as Clifton Builders this fall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The Clifton Builders Program, in its fourth year as a part of the Clifton Strengths Institute, enables its students to learn from, study alongside and network with fellow entrepreneurial minded individuals. » Full Article
Mandela Washington Fellow Empowered by Leaders Program
Mandela Washington Fellow Empowered by Leaders Program
Jul 26 2019 9:00 AM
Thembi Zulu envisions bold ambitions to change the world one idea at a time. After partaking in the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders program, she learned a trait of hers she once saw as a hindrance was one of her greatest strengths. » Full Article
Achievements for July 2019
Achievements for July 2019
Jul 12 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Paula Caldwell, Dr. Tammie Fischer, Dr. James “Jim” Gentry, Vinny Malene, Tait McGowan, Julia Messineo, Jake Modica, Dr. Jenna R. Pieper, Katie Sewell, students who made the Dean’s List, the Bureau of Business Research and the Clifton Strengths Institute. » Full Article
Curiel Finds Her Voice by Building Business
Curiel Finds Her Voice by Building Business
Jun 25 2019 9:00 AM
Vianka Curiel dreamed to work at the United Nations one day, but found her shyness and lack of business knowledge blocked the path to her goal. She discovered the confidence and business skills she needed in the Future Builders Program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. » Full Article
Achievements for June 2019
Achievements for June 2019
Jun 7 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty, staff and departments/units recognized for recent achievements include: Beth Alexander, Mark Barrera, Dr. Tammy Beck, Erin Burnette, Regan Burnham, Paula Caldwell, Isabel Cheesman, Jennifer Davidson, Clyde Davis, Dr. Samantha Fairclough, Maddie Gaber, Dr. Amanda Gonzales, Sheri Irwin-Gish, Dr. Uchechukwu Jarrett, Dr. Rachel Larson, Ashley Light, Dr. Kasey Linde, Dr. Ann Mari May, Dr. Mike McDonald, Dr. Tawnya Means, Jennifer Mostek, Dr. Rebekah Neary-DeLaPorte, Dr. J. Kalu Osiri, Jaylen Peters, Brianna Ridenour, Dr. Blake Runnalls, Katie Sewell, Kimberly Smith, Gerardo Soto, Celeste Spier, Lauren Stehlik, Dr. Chris Timm, Jill Trucke, Elizabeth Uebele, Shivang Vaidya, Rachel Wesley, Qixuan Yang, Peter Zhu, the Business Career Center and the School of Accountancy. » Full Article
Achievements for February 1, 2019
Achievements for February 1, 2019
Feb 1 2019 9:00 AM
College of Business students, faculty and staff recognized for recent achievements are highlighted for the work they do to help further the mission and guiding principles of our college. » Full Article
Student Strengths Coaches Selected
Student Strengths Coaches Selected
Jan 24 2019 9:00 AM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business selected 47 students to serve as new strengths coaches for the 2019-20 school year. The new coaches will join returning coaches to mentor more than 750 first-year business students in Professional Enhancement I: Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills
Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Entrepreneurship, Leadership Skills
Sep 19 2018 11:00 AM
Twenty-five College of Business students comprising the third and largest cohort of Clifton Builders began their journey in the program this fall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The unique program of the Clifton Strengths Institute provides the opportunity for students to study and network with other entrepreneurial-minded individuals focused on changing the world in careers. » Full Article
Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths
Pogue Dedicated Life to Maximizing Student Strengths
Sep 11 2018 3:45 PM
James “Mark” Pogue, executive director of the Clifton Strengths Institute and associate professor of practice in management, died Wednesday, September 5, 2018, at the age of 57. Pogue spearheaded the integration of strengths-based sciences at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business, providing a guiding vision devoted to maximizing talent in every business student. » Full Article
High School Students Build T-Shirt Business, Break Sales Record
High School Students Build T-Shirt Business, Break Sales Record
Jul 10 2018 9:00 AM
Twenty-two teen entrepreneurs participating in Nebraska’s Future Builders Challenge completed an intensive, month-long internship with the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Clifton Strengths Institute to gain the skills fundamental to becoming their own future business owners and industry leaders.  They launched their Lincoln Builders T-shirt business on June 27 and after one week of sales, they sold nearly $8,150 in shirts, shattering sales of previous Future Builders cohorts in Washington, D.C., Mexico City and Omaha, Nebraska. » Full Article
Future Builders Set to Launch T-shirt Business June 27
Future Builders Set to Launch T-shirt Business June 27
Jun 25 2018 4:00 PM
Starting their business from the ground up, 22 entrepreneurial students from high schools in Lincoln will showcase their work at The Future Builders Business Launch Event on Wednesday, June 27, 5-7 p.m. Hosted at Howard L. Hawks Hall at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, the event will showcase the student’s business and include a runway show of T-shirt designs that signify the positive local impact they aspire to have in Nebraska. The launch event is open to the public with no registration required. » Full Article
Don Clifton Legacy
Don Clifton Legacy
Apr 29 2018 11:30 AM

For two decades, from 1950 to 1969, Dr. Donald O. Clifton was a popular professor of educational psychology and researcher at Nebraska, where he first began his experimentation with strengths. He was chairman of Selection Research Inc. and later chairman of Gallup. Clifton was recognized with a Presidential Commendation from the American Psychological Association as the Father of Strengths-based Psychology and the Grandfather of Positive Psychology.

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Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Boost First-Year Development
Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Boost First-Year Development
Mar 16 2018 1:00 PM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business selected 58 new students to serve as student strengths coaches for the 2018-19 school year. The coaches will join more than 20 returning coaches to mentor and coach over 750 first-year business students in Professional Enhancement I Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Patel and De Spong Build Business for Tutoring
Patel and De Spong Build Business for Tutoring
Feb 19 2018 1:00 PM
Two students from the 2017 Clifton Builders cohort at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln look to change the way students and tutors interact. As a part of the Clifton Builders program where they develop innovative talent and study strengths-based leadership, Deep Patel and Jordan De Spong have taken the first steps toward starting their own business. Naming the business StudyScope, the two international students want to build an online application and website that connects students with tutors that fit their learning styles and personalities. The matching system works similarly to the CliftonStrengths assessment, having students answer questions and learn about their personality type. This helps match the tutors with the students. » Full Article
Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
Nebraska Business Faculty and Staff Honored by Parents Association
Feb 13 2018 3:00 PM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln Parents Association and Teaching Council recognized 25 Nebraska Business faculty and staff during their annual award ceremony on Friday, February 2. The Parents' Recognition Award is presented to those who made a significant difference in students' lives. » Full Article
Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others
Nguyen Uses Strengths in Commitment to Help Others
Feb 13 2018 9:00 AM
The motivation to succeed takes many forms for students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business. For Phat Nguyen, a senior business administration major from Lincoln, Nebraska, the desire to serve others shapes his college experiences and stems from relationships with family, teachers, classmates, country and his homeland of origin, Vietnam. His vision to make a difference in other people’s lives ignites an entrepreneurial spirit looking to innovate. » Full Article
Clifton Builders Work to Increase Employee Engagement at Local Businesses
Clifton Builders Work to Increase Employee Engagement at Local Businesses
Jan 15 2018 9:00 AM
The second cohort of Clifton Builders, a program of the Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, provided consulting to local workplaces to help them assess and increase their work team engagement. Applying what they learned in Building a Life for Impact (MNGT 324B), 24 students created change and improvement for five workplaces in Lincoln including iSoft Data Systems, Lincoln Children’s Zoo, Nelnet, Speedway Motors and Spreetail. » Full Article
A Family Legacy
A Family Legacy
Jan 8 2018 11:00 AM
The family of the late Donald O. Clifton ’48, ’49, ’59 and ’90 had long been connected to Nebraska. For two decades, he worked at Nebraska as a popular instructor and researcher, and it was at Nebraska where he first began his experimentation with strengths.  “My dad was born on a humble sheep farm in Butte, Nebraska. A regent scholar born with a little higher IQ than everyone else, he was a master teacher. He loved teaching kids. What he noticed was weaknesses don’t turn into strengths. For 40 years, nobody listened to him, but he never gave up,” shared Don’s son, Jim Clifton, chairman and CEO of Gallup. » Full Article
Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills
Second Cohort of Clifton Builders Eager to Develop Leadership Skills
Dec 5 2017 10:00 AM
Twenty-four College of Business students comprising the second cohort of Clifton Builders started their journey in the program this fall at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The unique program of the Clifton Strengths Institute provides the opportunity for students to study and network with other entrepreneurial-minded individuals focused on changing the world in careers.  » Full Article
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Dec 1 2017 2:00 PM
Kathy Farrell, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s College of Business interim dean for nearly a year, has been named permanent dean of the College of Business pending approval by the Board of Regents, on Dec. 1. Executive Vice Chancellor Donde Plowman announced the appointment. » Full Article
Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Encourage First-Year Development
Student Strengths Coaches Selected to Encourage First-Year Development
Jun 12 2017 1:00 PM
The Clifton Strengths Institute at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business selected 74 students to serve as student strengths coaches for the 2017-18 school year. The coaches will mentor more than 750 first-year business students in Professional Enhancement I Investing in Strengths (BSAD 111). » Full Article
Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff
Parents Association Recognizes 19 CBA Faculty, Staff
Feb 13 2017 2:00 PM
The UNL Parents Association and UNL Teaching Council honored 19 College of Business Administration faculty and staff members during their annual recognition ceremony on February 3. Providing positive feedback to faculty and staff about the work they do with students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the award provides recognition in areas often overlooked in the formal rewards system. » Full Article
First Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Students Set to Fulfill Promise
First Cohort of Clifton Builders Program Students Set to Fulfill Promise
Nov 17 2016 2:30 PM
The first cohort of Clifton Builders Program students began fulfilling the promise of a major component of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Clifton Strengths Institute this semester. The one-of-a-kind program focuses on putting entrepreneurial-minded students in a setting where they can learn and grow by using their strengths to make a positive impact in business. » Full Article
Strength Coaches Help Freshmen Maximize Potential
Strength Coaches Help Freshmen Maximize Potential
Sep 14 2016 9:00 AM
Every fall, first-year students in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln identify their strengths and integrate into the CBA community by taking the required Professional Enhancement I (BSAD 111) course. They  use the Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment to identify their strengths, participate in group activities and learn from guest speakers who explain how their strengths help them in their respective fields. » Full Article
Fifth Annual Employer Partners Day Features New Award
Fifth Annual Employer Partners Day Features New Award
May 23 2016 1:30 PM
The fifth annual University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Employer Partners Day welcomed 79 people representing 52 companies to Innovation Campus on Tuesday, May 17. In total 113 attended the event. Career Services at CBA hosted the event and presented awards for Employer of the Year to Union Pacific Railroad, and the newly created Sue Vagts Faculty/Staff Partner of the Year to Sue Vagts, director of the UNL actuarial science program. Vagts also received the distinction of having the new award named after her. » Full Article
CBA Marks Halfway Point of Construction with Celebration
CBA Marks Halfway Point of Construction with Celebration
May 9 2016 3:00 PM
Faculty and staff from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration recognized the halfway mark of new building construction with a “Celebrating 400 Days of Construction” picnic on the East Memorial Stadium Plaza. » Full Article
2016 Entrepreneuring Days Award Winners Announced
2016 Entrepreneuring Days Award Winners Announced
Apr 8 2016 9:30 AM
The Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration hosted Entrepreneuring Days, April 5-6, at the City Union and the Nebraska Innovation Campus in Lincoln, Nebraska. The event featured two new venture competitions with 64 teams, the Distinguished Entrepreneur Awards Banquet and three special programs for competitors new to this year’s event.
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PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition
PBL Hosts 400 High School Students at Business Competition
Feb 4 2016 11:00 AM
The Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) student organization at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed 400 Nebraska high school students to the Nebraska Union on February 1 to take part in the American Business Competition (ABC). The competition serves as a preparatory event for Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students wanting to compete in FBLA local and national events later in the year. » Full Article
Clifton Foundation, Gallup Donate $30M to UNL CBA for Clifton Strengths Institute
Clifton Foundation, Gallup Donate $30M to UNL CBA for Clifton Strengths Institute
Jun 5 2015 2:00 AM
The Clifton Foundation and Gallup announced a $30 million gift to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to establish the Don Clifton Strengths Institute to further the mission of the late Donald O. Clifton through a long-term partnership with the College of Business Administration. » Full Article

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