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Nguyen Takes the Stage for Transgender People
Nguyen Takes the Stage for Transgender People
Mar 11 2020 9:00 AM
As a wave of relief overcame him, Kennedy Nguyen exited stage left to sit with his We Are Nebraska internship peers. By sharing his own story of combatting other people’s stereotypes and his own stigmas, his lifetime goal of creating positive change began. » Full Article
Jorgensen Sold on Sales Through Certificate Program
Jorgensen Sold on Sales Through Certificate Program
May 1 2019 9:00 AM
Natallia Jorgensen entered the Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence without a firm grasp of what it takes to make a sale. Upon graduating this semester, she not only gained the confidence to sell, but has a full-time job. » Full Article
McLeod Helps Students Strengthen Selling Skills
McLeod Helps Students Strengthen Selling Skills
Oct 9 2018 9:00 AM
Laura McLeod, assistant professor of practice in marketing, knows the power people can exert when they strengthen their communication and selling skills. Amidst a professional background working in both big and small companies, she joined the College of Business in 2016, intent on giving students enrolled in the undergraduate certificate program in sales excellence the maximum opportunity to succeed. » Full Article
Auditing Internships Offer Something New Each Day
Auditing Internships Offer Something New Each Day
Jul 19 2018 2:30 PM
Internships provide students with the practical experience needed to take the leap from college to career. Jackson Setter, a senior accounting major from Paola, Kansas, demonstrated the full extent of what internships offer when he journeyed to Minneapolis this semester during the height of audit season at EY (Ernst & Young). » Full Article
Sales Certificate Recipients Find Direction in Selling
Sales Certificate Recipients Find Direction in Selling
Apr 26 2018 8:00 AM
University of Nebraska–Lincoln students received their certificates in professional selling at a luncheon ceremony held in the Nebraska Union on Friday, April 20, which honored recipients from academic disciplines across campus. The Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence focuses on sales communication training, honed through partnerships with companies who provide curriculum guidance based on the modern workplace. » Full Article
Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
Women Reshaping Sales at Nebraska Business
Apr 10 2018 9:00 AM
Although stereotypes about the sales profession often paint it as a male-dominated occupation, women in the undergraduate certificate program in sales excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business believe those perceptions are changing. To that end, Laura McLeod, assistant professor of practice in marketing, works to increase the number of women in the program because their totals still fall far short of male students. » Full Article
NRC Health Announces Rising Star Scholars
NRC Health Announces Rising Star Scholars
Dec 11 2017 10:00 AM
NRC Health named two University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business students Rising Star Scholars who set their minds on a career in sales or marketing. They included junior Amber Kohmetscher and senior Trevor Willenborg who received $2,000 to use toward their tuition and fees during the 2018 spring semester. » Full Article
Chapin Scholars Praise Opportunities at Center for Sales Excellence
Chapin Scholars Praise Opportunities at Center for Sales Excellence
Sep 6 2017 5:00 PM
Four students from the Center for Sales Excellence (CSE) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business received the Richard W. Chapin Scholarships for the 2017-18 school year. The students earned $2,000 each for demonstrating excellence in the CSE program. Recipients included C.J. Adamson, a senior marketing major from Hickman, Nebraska; Michael Martin, a senior marketing major from Rockford, Illinois, Kathleen O’Toole, a senior marketing major from Wilber, Nebraska; and Trevor Willenborg, a senior marketing and international business major from Elkhorn, Nebraska. » Full Article
SEF Recognizes Nebraska for Preparing Sales Students
SEF Recognizes Nebraska for Preparing Sales Students
May 2 2017 9:00 AM
The University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Undergraduate Certificate Program in Sales Excellence received a third consecutive recognition as one of the “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF). The announcement came in SEF’s 2017 ANNUAL magazine. SEF recognizes universities for preparing students in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession. » Full Article
Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students
Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students
Apr 19 2017 9:00 AM
Business students earning sales certificates through the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration Certificate Program in Sales Excellence gathered at Misty’s Restaurant in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, to be recognized for their accomplishment and enjoy lunch. In all, 28 students received certificates, including 11 who became the first group to earn advanced certificates in professional selling. » Full Article
Sales Certificate Put Jones on the Right Track
Sales Certificate Put Jones on the Right Track
Jan 25 2017 9:00 AM
Colton Jones '16, a business administration major who graduated in December, understood how building skills through the Center for Sales Excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration could get him a head start on his future. Completing his certificate in professional selling his junior year, Jones is one of 36 students to complete the program since its inception in 2014. He leveraged his education to succeed in his internship with Sandhills Publishing. » Full Article
Arriola, Nelson Awarded NRC Health Scholarships
Arriola, Nelson Awarded NRC Health Scholarships
Dec 21 2016 2:30 PM
NRC Health (NRC) honored two University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration students, Shayne Arriola and Joshua Nelson, with the annual Rising Stars Scholarship. NRC has offered the scholarship to two UNL students with an interest in business development, marketing and entrepreneurship for the last five years. Both students received $2,000 to apply toward their tuition and fees during the spring 2017 semester. » Full Article
Katzberg Relishes Sales Center Experience
Katzberg Relishes Sales Center Experience
Dec 5 2016 8:30 AM
As she begins to look toward graduation in December, Victoria Katzberg considers her experience with the Center for Sales Excellence as a favorite part of her education at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration. Katzberg, who is from Doniphan, Nebraska, sees the sales certificate program as a complement to her marketing major.
 
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Inaugural Chapin Scholarships Announced by Center for Sales Excellence
Inaugural Chapin Scholarships Announced by Center for Sales Excellence
Oct 20 2016 9:00 AM
The Center for Sales Excellence (CSE) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration awarded the inaugural Richard W. Chapin Scholarships this fall. Aaron Docter, a senior management major from Firth, Nebraska, Colton Jones, a senior business administration major and marketing minor from Norfolk, Nebraska, and Cole Weers, a senior management and marketing major from Diller, Nebraska, received $2,000 each for the scholarships. » Full Article
Weers Uses Sales Skills in Pursuit of Passion for Auto Industry
Weers Uses Sales Skills in Pursuit of Passion for Auto Industry
Sep 2 2016 9:00 AM
Cole Weers has always had a passion for cars and the auto industry. Spending time at a dealership as a child thrilled him, as he would read every word of the brochures in the dealership. It was that passion for the auto industry that brought him to the College of Business Administration at University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
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SEF Again Recognizes Center for Sales Excellence for Sales Education
SEF Again Recognizes Center for Sales Excellence for Sales Education
May 13 2016 8:00 AM
The Center for Sales Excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration was named as a 2016 “Top University for Professional Sales Education” by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF). Recognized for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession, the program teaches students how to sell themselves to employers, pitch their ideas and enhance their communication skills.
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Students Presented with Sales Certificates at Luncheon
Students Presented with Sales Certificates at Luncheon
Apr 30 2016 11:00 AM
Dr. Donde Plowman, James Jr. and Susan Stuart Endowed Dean of the College of Business Administration, presented 19 students with their certificates in sales excellence at a celebration at Misty’s restaurant in downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, on April 25. More than 100 students enrolled in the program since it began in August 2014. » Full Article
Sales Certificate Program Expands Sleister’s Horizons
Sales Certificate Program Expands Sleister’s Horizons
Mar 25 2016 9:00 AM
Senior Matthew Sleister’s real-world experience as an intern at Sandhills Publishing in Lincoln provides him with a head start on his career. On campus, Sleister enhances an already robust educational experience as a management major with a certificate from the Center for Sales Excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration.
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Sales Certificate Music to Berke’s Ears
Sales Certificate Music to Berke’s Ears
Mar 23 2016 9:00 AM
Performing in front of an audience has never been an issue for Emelie Berke. She is, after all, a violin performance major. Performing in front of her peers while trying to make a sales pitch, however, is a different game for the senior from Kearney, Nebraska. For this reason the certificate program in sales excellence at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration appealed to her.
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Peterson Combines Sports, Sales to Intern for Lincoln Stars
Peterson Combines Sports, Sales to Intern for Lincoln Stars
Dec 23 2015 8:00 AM
When deciding on a major, CBA junior Samantha Peterson from Omaha, Nebraska wanted to utilize her athletic experience and her outgoing personality. Marketing became her obvious choice and an internship with the Lincoln Stars, a minor hockey league located in Lincoln, Nebraska, provided the opportunity to further develop her skills learned in class. » Full Article
Nate Stevens Learns Life Lessons through Sales Internship at AXA Advisors
Nate Stevens Learns Life Lessons through Sales Internship at AXA Advisors
Dec 16 2015 9:00 AM
While interning at AXA Advisors, Nate Stevens of Kearney, Nebraska, changed the way he uses sales and even how he starts his day. A senior at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Stevens plans to graduate in May with a marketing major and a certificate from the Center of Sales Excellence in the College of Business Administration. » Full Article
Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored
Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored
Oct 29 2015 1:30 PM
The College of Business Administration Certificate Program in Sales Excellence honored their inaugural class of certificate recipients with a ceremonial luncheon on October 28 at the downtown Misty’s location. Eleven students earned sales certificates in the spring. Recipients who were unable to attend received their college degrees and are working in professional sales jobs. » Full Article
Center for Sales Excellence Recognized for Professional Sales Education
Center for Sales Excellence Recognized for Professional Sales Education
May 15 2015 9:45 AM
The Center for Sales Excellence located in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration was named as a 2015 “Top University for Professional Sales Education” by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF). The sales programs are recognized for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession. » Full Article
Center for Sales Excellence Helps Students Sharpen Skills
Center for Sales Excellence Helps Students Sharpen Skills
Mar 11 2015 4:00 PM
Students at the College of Business Administration have a new opportunity to master the art of selling through pitching ideas and sharpening their communication skills with the opening of the Center for Sales Excellence at CBA. The center was made possible by a major gift of $1.5 million from National Research Corporation (NRC) which also established a distinguished chair to provide permanent support for the program. » Full Article

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