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December 17, 2019

Top Nebraska Business Stories of 2019

Popular Reads Shine Spotlight on People
Top Nebraska Business Stories of 2019
Davielle Phillips, ’16 and ’19, shared his career goals in one of the most popular College of Business stories in 2019.

Throughout the past year, individuals sharing their experiences in the Nebraska College of Business inspired our community by how they continually challenge themselves, stretch their strengths and ask bold questions about leading the future of business. The most popular stories on the college website in 2019 featured stories about people creating their own experiences through interdisciplinary programs and hands-on learning opportunities.

“At Nebraska Business, we believe in the power of each person and want to celebrate the determination of individuals at various points in their journey. Their stories resonate with our readers because we all can relate to navigating our own paths as we strive for personal, academic and professional goals, no matter your stage in your education or career,” said Sheri Irwin-Gish, executive director of Communications, Marketing and External Relations in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business.

Popular stories on the website highlighted students finding their passions, staff, faculty and alumni helping others reach their potential, and focused on how programs and partnerships build an even stronger college.

They included:

Davielle Phillips, ’16 and ’19, drafts plan to create a positive impact with architecture and business

Honors Academy students discover business ideas among the trees in experiential learning project 

Dr. D’Vee Buss maximizes student opportunities through one-on-one mentoring

MAIAA student Taylor Berry takes a swing at athletic development

Seth Jensen, ’95, goes from slim pickins in a small town to leading Slim Chickens

Law and business minor inspires Reid Brost in his career aspirations

MBA@Nebraska ascends to No. 26 Online MBA in U.S. by U.S. News & World Report

Business and architecture students place top five in global competition

Maddie Balfany, ’19, transforms her passion into a human resources career

Fourteen new faculty join Nebraska Business in 2019

Read more College of Business stories at https://business.unl.edu/news.