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#LetsGetWeird: MAIAA Students Take Second at NSF Cup
Mar 19 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
#LetsGetWeird: MAIAA Students Take Second at NSF Cup
Embrace the weird. These words became the focal point of the strategy for four first-year Master of Arts in Business with a specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) students, leading them to a second place finish at the National Sports Forum Case Cup Competition held in Las Vegas.
Brenna Boulanger Scores at Hudl
Feb 12 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Brenna Boulanger Scores at Hudl
When her college hockey career ended, Brenna Boulanger thought long and hard about her next step. Since moving from Dover to Durnham, New Hampshire, to play at the University of New Hampshire, she spent 20 hours a week training on and off the ice. With her skates tucked away in the closet, she needed a new focus.
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Feb 6 2019 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Record Number Achieve Fall Dean’s List
Achieving academic excellence, a record of 1,088 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2018 fall semester. With less than a fourth of the college enrollment earning this honor, these students finished the first semester of the academic year on a strong note.
Graduate Students Operate Cool Under Pressure
Oct 16 2018 9:30 AM | » Full Article
Graduate Students Operate Cool Under Pressure
This fall Nebraska Business graduate students took their scholastic expertise somewhere a bit unexpected – the operating room. Partnering with Bryan Health, students enrolled in Introduction to Business Strategy (GRBA808) worked with surgeons to help make practical business decisions in the health care industry.
Fifth MAIAA Cohort Starts at College of Business
Aug 27 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Fifth MAIAA Cohort Starts at College of Business
The fifth cohort of the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business arrived this fall. Three females and seven males –including five former collegiate student athletes from sports such as softball, basketball, golf and soccer – comprise the cohort who started classes August 20.
Three MAIAA Students Attend NCAA Regional Rules Seminar
Aug 2 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Three MAIAA Students Attend NCAA Regional Rules Seminar
At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, the College of Business master of arts in intercollegiate athletes administration (MAIAA) students expanded their professional development and networking experiences this June. Representing the program, Candice Dominguez, James Frey and Grayson Wagner attended the 2018 Regional Rules Seminar in Atlanta, benefiting athletic administrators, coaches and other collegiate athletics employees looking to gain a better understanding of industry rules and regulations.
Bortner Continues Journey at Fourth School in Six Years
Jul 16 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Bortner Continues Journey at Fourth School in Six Years
Growing up in Palmyra, Pennsylvania, a town just three miles east of the Hershey chocolate factory, Sullivan Bortner developed a passion for sports, especially for the game of baseball. He played on travel teams, fall league teams and his high school team until it was time to make a decision on where to go to college.
Nebraska Business Spring Dean’s List Announced
Jun 15 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Spring Dean’s List Announced
Achieving academic excellence, a staggering 1,001 students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2018 spring semester. With less than a fourth of the college enrollment earning this honor, these students finished the first academic year in Howard L. Hawks Hall on a strong note.
Stevens Combines Love of Sports and Communications in MAIAA
Jun 12 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Stevens Combines Love of Sports and Communications in MAIAA
E.J. Stevens, a student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, was a teammate up for anything in his first year in the program. Whether wearing a frog costume for team-building on Halloween or a formal suit for the building grand opening, he combined his love for sports and communications both in the classroom and his graduate assistantship.
CIMBA Italy Global Immersion Student Blog
Jun 9 2018 4:00 PM | » Full Article
CIMBA Italy Global Immersion Student Blog
E.J. Stevens, a first-year graduate student from Apple Valley, Minnesota, will study abroad in Paderno del Grappa, Italy, from May 11 to May 21. He is taking a supply chain management course with other graduate students from Nebraska, Iowa and Western Michigan. A member of the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program, Stevens is looking forward to leaving the U.S. for the first time and putting his business education to use in another culture. He said, “The CIMBA program will give me the opportunity to enhance my education through an international experience in the beautiful country of Italy, which I have always wanted to travel to. I can’t wait to try the delicious Italian food as well!” He will also be traveling to Brussels, Belgium, and London after his program in Italy concludes.
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
May 7 2018 3:00 PM | » Full Article
College Celebrates Accomplishments of More Than 600 Graduates
More than 600 College of Business students received degrees May 4-5 as the college completed its first academic year in the new Howard L. Hawks Hall. Part of a record-breaking class of over 3,200 undergraduates, the students received degrees from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Frey Feels Home in Nebraska MAIAA Program
Mar 30 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Frey Feels Home in Nebraska MAIAA Program
Passionate for teaching others, James Frey, a first-year student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, enjoys developing people’s best qualities to help them be successful. Frey grew up in Meriden, Connecticut, and majored in physical education at Central Connecticut State University. He planned on becoming a teacher after graduation.
Horowitz’s Passion for Sports Propels Her into Career in the Industry
Mar 12 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Horowitz’s Passion for Sports Propels Her into Career in the Industry
Summer Horowitz fulfilled a lifelong dream playing softball at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. Originally from Briarcliff Manor, New York, Horowitz chose Tufts because of the opportunity to continue her softball career at a place she could be successful on and off the field.
MAIAA and MBA Students Represent Nebraska at National Sports Forum
Feb 28 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
MAIAA and MBA Students Represent Nebraska at National Sports Forum
Four graduate students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Frisco, Texas, for the National Sports Forum (NSF). The forum brings sports industry professionals together for education surrounding four pillars. These pillars are sponsorship sales, business development, ticket sales, and marketing and fan engagement. Additionally, select university students attend and compete against other graduate programs in a sports marketing related case in a 24-hour challenge.
MAIAA Program Sends Four Students to NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar
Feb 23 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
MAIAA Program Sends Four Students to NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar
In only its fifth year, the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program at Nebraska has made a name for itself amongst its peers in collegiate athletics. The NCAA recognized the program’s growth and recently selected four MAIAA students to attend its annual Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS) at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) headquarters in Indianapolis.
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Feb 6 2018 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Nebraska Business Dean’s List Announced for Fall Semester
Students found success during their first semester in Howard L. Hawks Hall. More than 1,000 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the Nebraska Business Dean’s List for the 2017 fall semester. The 929 undergraduate students who earned this recognition upheld a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The College of Business also honored 237 undergraduate students for attaining a 4.0 GPA.
Dominguez Ready for Next Step at Nebraska
Jan 29 2018 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Dominguez Ready for Next Step at Nebraska
Candice Dominguez dedicated herself to cheerleading and track in high school and college in California. When it was time to take the next step to fulfill her career ambitions of working in the sports industry, it led her all the way to Nebraska to the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program.
MAIAA Alum Utilized Connections to Impact Program, Land New Role
Jan 25 2018 11:00 AM | » Full Article
MAIAA Alum Utilized Connections to Impact Program, Land New Role
Branden Enstrom ’17 believes in the power of receiving a master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) degree from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. As a student, he seized opportunities to grow and build his network. He credits his connections along with practical experience he received along the way to helping him land his new job as director of softball operations at Stanford University.
Six MAIAA Students Take Site Visit to Northwestern College
Jan 19 2018 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Six MAIAA Students Take Site Visit to Northwestern College
First-year master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) student Ryan Christy took five fellow students to visit his alma mater, Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa, on December 6. The two-year MAIAA program prepares graduates for careers in athletics so the visit centered around meeting Northwestern Athletic Director Earl Woudstra. A four-time national NAIA Women’s Basketball Coach of the Year, Wousdstra became the athletic director after retiring from coaching in 2011.
MAIAA Board Member Kyle Doperalski Advises Students
Dec 26 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article
MAIAA Board Member Kyle Doperalski Advises Students
University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus Kyle Doperalski ’05 shared his career experience in athletics with the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) first-year students on October 30. For the last five-and-a-half years, Doperalski has worked as the associate athletics director of external operations at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, North Dakota and also serves as an MAIAA advisory board member.
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
Dec 1 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Nebraska Elevates Farrell to Lead College of Business
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.
Cameron Wilson Credits MAIAA Program for Early Career Success
Nov 19 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Cameron Wilson Credits MAIAA Program for Early Career Success
Cameron Wilson made an impressive ascent in the collegiate athletics industry after receiving his master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln in 2016. Recently named the director of events and facilities at the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, South Dakota, he is the first MAIAA graduate to reach a director level position in a collegiate athletic department.
Van Duyn Attends Women Leaders in College Sports Convention
Nov 8 2017 3:00 PM | » Full Article
Van Duyn Attends Women Leaders in College Sports Convention
Amanda Van Duyn, a first-year student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program, was chosen to attend the Women Leaders in College Sports Convention in Dallas, Texas, October 8-10. The convention experience provided Van Duyn networking opportunities and applicable information sessions to begin building her career in athletic administration.
Ryan Christy Turns Focus to Athletic Administration
Sep 25 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Ryan Christy Turns Focus to Athletic Administration
Prior to his enrollment as a student in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) program in the College of Business, Ryan Christy golfed for four years at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He accumulated an overall scoring average of 77.7, was named First Team All-Conference his junior year and shot a career best score of 71 five separate times in his collegiate career.
Enrollment of First-Time Business Freshmen Climbs Again
Sep 8 2017 8:00 AM | » Full Article
Enrollment of First-Time Business Freshmen Climbs Again
Enrollment at the new College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln climbed to 4,462 students this fall. A 14.8 percent increase in first-time freshmen students – with 839 joining the college as of September – spurred the growth. In five years, first-time freshmen have increased by 29.5 percent.
Fourth MAIAA Cohort Arrives in Lincoln with Big Aspirations
Aug 29 2017 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Fourth MAIAA Cohort Arrives in Lincoln with Big Aspirations
The fourth cohort of the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business arrived this fall. Five females and seven males, including nine former collegiate student athletes from around the country comprise the cohort and began classes at the start of the fall semester.
Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska
Aug 18 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article
Howard L. Hawks Hall Opens for Business at Nebraska
With the snip of a ribbon, dignitaries from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln welcomed in a new era at the College of Business with the grand opening of the new Howard L. Hawks Hall building. More than 800 people attended the historic ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, August 18, 2017, which speakers proclaimed as a game-changing moment for future students of both the University and College.
Spring Dean’s List Announced
Jun 29 2017 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Spring Dean’s List Announced
More than 850 business students at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln were named to the College of Business Dean’s List for the spring semester of the 2016-17 academic year. The 773 undergraduates who received this honor maintained a cumulative grade-point average of 3.6 or higher for the semester. The college also recognized 176 undergraduate students for achieving a 4.0 GPA.
Advisory Board Provides Advantages for MAIAA Students in Indiana
Jun 27 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Advisory Board Provides Advantages for MAIAA Students in Indiana
Six University of Nebraska–Lincoln graduate students were invited to attend the 2017 NCAA Regional Rules Seminar in Indianapolis, May 15-17. The master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) students gained insight on athletics compliance and connected with the program’s advisory board members who provided additional networking opportunities.
Graduate Students Compete in National Sports Forum Case Cup
Apr 25 2017 11:00 AM | » Full Article
Graduate Students Compete in National Sports Forum Case Cup
Four graduate students from the College of Business at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln traveled to Minneapolis-St. Paul for the National Sports Forum (NSF) Case Cup competition. Students compete against other graduate programs in a sports-marketing related case in this 24-hour challenge.
New Professional Development Curriculum Assists Graduate Students
Apr 20 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article
New Professional Development Curriculum Assists Graduate Students
With the introduction of two new graduate programs in the last three years, the Office of Graduate Programs staff at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business developed professional development curriculum to better prepare graduate students for the workforce. Students earning degrees in either the new master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) or a master of arts in business administration (MABA) are the first to benefit from the workshop-based curriculum.
NCAA Selects Seven MAIAA Students to Attend Emerging Leaders Seminar
Mar 15 2017 10:00 AM | » Full Article
NCAA Selects Seven MAIAA Students to Attend Emerging Leaders Seminar
Seven master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) students from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration attended the Emerging Leaders Seminar (ELS) at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in Indianapolis in January. Selected by a committee from the NCAA membership, only 200 students attended the seminar for effective leadership, educational and transitional programming.
Former All-American Taylor Sanderson Joins Third MAIAA Cohort
Dec 28 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article
Former All-American Taylor Sanderson Joins Third MAIAA Cohort
Taylor Sanderson, a student in the third cohort of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration master of arts in intercollegiate athletics administration (MAIAA), is no stranger to multi-tasking. In high school, he played football, baseball, basketball and ran track. He has spent the last five years perfecting his athletic ability in track and field at Iowa State University, where he mastered several events to become one of the nation’s best in the 10-event grind known as the decathlon.
Bourke Turns to Sports in Personal and Professional Life
Nov 9 2016 1:30 PM | » Full Article
Bourke Turns to Sports in Personal and Professional Life
Standing at 6-foot-4, Sean Bourke fits right in with the third cohort in the master of arts in business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Like Bourke, four other students over six feet tall and eight former collegiate student-athletes are current students in the program that blends business and sports administration.
UNL GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered October 29
Oct 21 2016 2:30 PM | » Full Article
UNL GMAT Strategy Workshop Offered October 29
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln will offer a GMAT Strategy Workshop on Saturday, October 29, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Led by Stephanie Espy, founder and president of Atlanta-based MathSP Strategies and Problem-Solving, the workshop prepares prospective graduate students for the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT).
Frazier’s Journey With Basketball Led Her to MAIAA
Sep 26 2016 2:00 PM | » Full Article
Frazier’s Journey With Basketball Led Her to MAIAA
Kate Frazier took a winding road to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Basketball took her all over the Midwest and Great Plains the last five years – until she landed at the College of Business Administration in the masters of arts of business with a specialization in intercollegiate athletic administration (MAIAA) program this fall.
New Board Created for Intercollegiate Athletic Administration Program
Sep 8 2016 3:00 PM | » Full Article
New Board Created for Intercollegiate Athletic Administration Program
Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration announced the addition of a new advisory board for the Master of Arts in Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The MAIAA advisory board joins 14 other advisory boards at the College of Business Administration, totaling more than 215 individuals.
Third Cohort of Masters in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration Starts at CBA
Aug 25 2016 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Third Cohort of Masters in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration Starts at CBA
The third cohort of the Master of Arts in Business with a specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) program at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration began classes August 22. The class includes 12 students from across the country including three women, nine men and eight former collegiate student-athletes from sports such as basketball, track and field and golf.
 
MAIAA Students Garnett, Hajek Sweep CoSIDA Postgraduate Scholarships
Jun 13 2016 4:00 PM | » Full Article
MAIAA Students Garnett, Hajek Sweep CoSIDA Postgraduate Scholarships
Two students in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Master of Arts in Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) program at the College of Business Administration made history by sweeping this year’s College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) postgraduate scholarships. James Hajek from Omaha, Nebraska, and Lorie Garnett from Manteca, California, are both part of the two-year cohort program which blends the academic foundation of the UNL MBA program with experience in the operation of Husker Athletics.
 
Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
Apr 18 2016 10:30 AM | » Full Article
Final Steel Beam at New CBA Building Celebrated
Friday marked a major milestone in the construction of the new College of Business Administration building at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln as a Topping Off Steel Ceremony took place at the construction site at 14th and Vine streets. A topping off event is a building construction tradition that occurs when the last beam is placed atop a structure.
 
Athletics and CBA Collaborate for Stronger Future
Nov 11 2015 3:30 PM | » Full Article
Athletics and CBA Collaborate for Stronger Future
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln has a long-standing tradition of producing some of the top academic athletes in the country, including a nation-leading total of 320 Academic All-Americans. A new collaboration between the College of Business Administration and Nebraska Department of Athletics seeks to raise the bar even higher. 
Second MAIAA Cohort Starts Something in Business and Athletics
Sep 11 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article
Second MAIAA Cohort Starts Something in Business and Athletics
The second cohort of the Master of Arts in Business with a specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) program started classes in August and the diverse class includes 10 students who come from coast-to-coast with varying experiences in athletics to study in this unique program. The MAIAA program is a joint collaboration between the UNL College of Business Administration and the University of Nebraska Department of Athletics.
Plowman, Eichorst Presentation Scores High Praise at Big Ten Development Conference
Jul 30 2015 2:30 PM | » Full Article
Plowman, Eichorst Presentation Scores High Praise at Big Ten Development Conference
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln and University of Nebraska Foundation hosted the Big Ten Development Conference July 22-24. UNL College of Business Administration Dean Donde Plowman and University of Nebraska Director of Athletics Shawn Eichorst presented on “Cooperation and Collaboration Between Academics and Athletics” on Friday, July 24. Considered by many in attendance to be the highlight of the conference, Plowman and Eichorst were able to share their insights on collaboration in the areas of academics, co-sponsoring events and joint fundraising opportunities.
CBA Back to School Bash to Kick Off New School Year
Jul 7 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Back to School Bash to Kick Off New School Year
The College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln celebrates a new school year with the Third Annual Back to School Bash on Friday, August 21 from 3-6 p.m. CBA new and returning students, parents, alumni, business partners, faculty, staff and administrators are invited to network with the CBA community, enjoy Valentino’s pizza and Pepsi products, win prizes and dance to the band, Lemon Fresh Day. RSVP by Monday, August 17 at http://cba.unl.edu/bash.
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Mar 5 2015 10:00 AM | » Full Article
CBA Building Moves Forward with Groundbreaking
Construction of UNL's new College of Business Administration Building launched with a ceremonial turning of dirt on March 4.

An estimated 350 attended the groundbreaking ceremony, which was held inside the Kauffman Academic Residential Center and near the site of the new building at 14th and Vine streets.
College of Business and Husker Athletics Welcome Inaugural MAIAA Cohort
Aug 26 2014 8:30 AM | » Full Article
College of Business and Husker Athletics Welcome Inaugural MAIAA Cohort
The UNL College of Business Administration and the University of Nebraska Department of Athletics welcomed the nine members of the first cohort of the Master of Arts in Business with a Specialization in Intercollegiate Athletics Administration (MAIAA) on Wednesday, August 20 at the East Stadium Club in Memorial Stadium. Students were honored at a reception and given a tour of Memorial Stadium, including the new performance enhancement center.