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Congratulations, AeroInnovate!

AeroInnovate, UW Oshkosh Business Success Center's unique aviation and aerospace networking consulting enterprise, takes off with a prestigious award for Leadership & Collaboration!

AeroInnovate, UW Oshkosh Business Success Center's unique aviation and aerospace networking consulting enterprise, has won first place for Leadership & Collaboration at the national University Economic Development Association summit. Meridith Jaeger, founder of AeroInnovate, was present to receive the award. Read more!

UWO Alta Resources CEI Wins Global "Emerging Entrepreneurship Center" Award

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Alta Resources Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) has been named recipient of the 2014 “Emerging Center Award” from the Global Consortium of Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC).
UWO Alta Resources CEI Wins Global "Emerging Entrepreneurship Center" Award

GCEC Award

The Alta Resources CEI earned this prestigious award during the GCEC Conference 2014 in London, United Kingdom. Colleen Merrill, the executive director of the Alta Resources CEI and the director of the Small Business Development Center at UW Oshkosh, was in London to receive the award on behalf of the center. The center is beginning its second year with the new director, Jordan Rhodes leading the way and expecting a year of major growth!

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UW Oshkosh Insurance Minor Complementary to Insurance Industry

UW Oshkosh Insurance Minor will provide students ready to work in the insurance industry. There are over 250 life, health and property casualty organizations headquartered in Wisconsin. Students graduating with an Insurance minor from UW Oshkosh can fill the roles of the many anticipated retiring employees in the insurance industry.

With a growing workforce in the state of Wisconsin, the Insurance industry will be replacing over 400,000 employees by the year 2020. UW Oshkosh students graduating with a minor in Insurance and Risk Management will have an advantage over any other graduate due to the experience and licensure they will acquire upon graduation. The state is the fourth in the nation for the number of insurance companies with over 250 life, health and property casualty organizations headquartered in Wisconsin! "More people work in insurance and financial services in Wisconsin than in the dairy industry or agriculture," said Scott Beyer, director of the insurance program at UW Oshkosh. Read more here

Alta Resources, UW Oshkosh College of Business Partner

Alta Resources and UW Oshkosh College of Business along with the Small Business Development Center join forces to support the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI).

The Center for Entrepreneurship, housed in the Small Business Development Center on the UW Oshkosh College of Business campus, will become the Alta Resources Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation thanks to tremendous support from the Neenah based company. The Alta Resources CEI is on a mission to inspire, educate and develop entrepreneurs from UW Oshkosh through world-class education, mentorship, application and public recognition.

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