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The List - One year, hundreds of stories. 2014-15 Progress Report.

Management

7/2/14

Fifty-one experienced regional entrepreneurs are poised to move their businesses forward after graduating from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) Core program in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

7/10/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management and the Foundation for Accounting Education of the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants (NYSSCPA) recently collaborated to introduce minority high school students to career opportunities in the accounting profession during a five-day program.

7/11/14

Dozens of local entrepreneurs and professionals are now better prepared to tackle the unique challenges of running a family business after completing the first-ever “Growing a Healthy Family Business” course, part of a new initiative that launched this year in the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

7/16/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL), in partnership with UB’s New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences (CBLS), has equipped a new class of local leaders with the skills to successfully guide their businesses in the ever-changing high-tech field.

7/29/14

Contrary to widespread media reports, the collapse of several financial firms during the 2008 economic crisis was not triggered by unsettled stock trades, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

7/30/14

Nine entrepreneurs will graduate from the inaugural Allstate Entrepreneur Support program, which brings business owners together to help transform Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey business district.

8/5/14

Nine entrepreneurs have graduated from the inaugural Allstate Entrepreneur Support program, which brings business owners together to help transform Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey business district.

8/22/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Three University at Buffalo professors have received a $368,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to research technology that could revolutionize product engineering by allowing designers to better measure consumer perceptions and customize products accordingly.
8/26/14

William G. Gisel Jr., president and CEO of Rich Products Corp., has been named the 2014 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year by the University at Buffalo School of Management.

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9/5/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nationally recognized experts will show local nonprofit leaders how to think like entrepreneurs and effectively use social media to advance their organizations at a conference this month hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Social Work and the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).
9/9/14

Details to be unveiled Wednesday morning at dig, downtown Buffalo’s new co-work space.

9/9/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- A University at Buffalo project that aims to significantly advance the state-of-the-art in cloud computing research has received a $400,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Downtown Buffalo, Gateway Bldg
9/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- This year, the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) successfully launched a sold-out family business program. Now, backing from Wilmington Trust will give the initiative an extra push.  
9/10/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Management is again ranked as one of the country’s best undergraduate business programs in the 2015 edition of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report.
9/19/14

Area professionals can learn to use big data to better understand how their workforce contributes to success at a presentation hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).

9/25/14

The University at Buffalo School of Management’s Beta Alpha Psi was once again recognized as one of the best chapters in the world, accepting several special awards at the organization’s annual meeting held Aug. 7-9 in Atlanta.

12/4/14

Winning apps help users find information on child care, Thruway conditions, rental properties, landlords and other topics in Western New York.

12/11/14

Early-stage entrepreneurs can learn how to transform their ideas into a successful business, thanks to a new program in the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

12/12/14

In 2015, the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurship (CEL) will continue to support and train business owners in Buffalo’s Kensington-Bailey district and minority and women entrepreneurs across the area, thanks to an $86,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation.

12/17/14
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The FBI presented the 2014 Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) to Paul Wietig, EdD, assistant vice president in the University at Buffalo Office of Interprofessional Education (IPE), on Dec. 17 at the Buffalo office of the FBI. Brian Boetig, special agent in charge (SAC) of the Buffalo office, conferred the award.
12/18/14

Amit Goyal, an internationally recognized materials scientist, has been named director of RENEW, the University at Buffalo’s new interdisciplinary institute dedicated to research and education on globally pressing problems in energy, environment and water.

1/20/15

Faculty from the University at Buffalo School of Management shared their research and expertise throughout the past year and made headlines worldwide. Now, you can help your business thrive and protect your finances in 2015 using these six tips.

Tax forms, a pen and a calculator.
1/21/15
BUFFALO, N.Y. – IRS-certified accounting students from the University at Buffalo School of Management will again provide free tax preparation services to individuals and families with annual incomes below $53,000.
1/22/15

‘The claws that catch’ alter cognitive processing to get what they want, new UB research finds.

1/22/15

A 10-minute business pitch will be the deciding factor when 14 University at Buffalo student entrepreneurs compete for up to $8,000 in seed funding.

1/22/15

The JOBS Act is doing its job and getting more startups to go public, according to a new study from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

1/29/15

Software to help companies retrieve files. A deployable wall to protect waterfront properties from flooding. A software platform that makes e-books more interactive. And a device to recover and refine precious metals. These are the business startup ideas that earned four enterprising University at Buffalo students $8,000 each in seed funding.

2/9/15

National information security expert Dave Kennedy will demonstrate effective ways businesses can combat some of the main techniques cyberthieves use to attack an organization. The presentation will walk through the security issues facing organizations today, both politically and as an industry.

2/10/15

The panel will lay the basis for a more informed and fact-based discussion of the issues surrounding current immigration into the U.S.

2/16/15

When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper training, information access and a positive work environment will make better decisions, according to research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

2/17/15

Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students safer, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.

2/19/15

A team of four MBA students from the University at Buffalo School of Management won second place and $1,500 in the Illinois MBA Strategy Case Competition on Feb. 7.

2/23/15

Once again, accounting graduates from the University at Buffalo School of Management are No. 1 in CPA exam performance among the 10 largest accounting programs in New York State.

2/24/15

Nicholas J. Everest, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been awarded the Arjang A. Assad Excellence in Teaching Award.

3/4/15

With three decades of data from more than 475,000 participants, a new study on narcissism from the University at Buffalo School of Management reveals that men, on average, are more narcissistic than women.

3/5/15

For the first time ever, students from a single club in the University at Buffalo School of Management have taken both first and second place in the annual On Target Undergraduate Club Case Competition, sponsored by Target Corporation.

3/10/15

Several UB graduate and degree professional programs have been recognized as among the best in the country.

3/20/15

The five-day event, part of a new advanced degree program under development, includes lectures on genomics, Antarctic ice sheets and more.

3/23/15

The structure will compete in the prestigious U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest.

3/23/15

National and regional executives will share their expertise with leaders in business, health care, higher education and nonprofits at a conference this spring hosted by the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (CLOE).

3/30/15

As National Financial Literacy Month kicks off this April, nearly 800 high school students across Western New York will compete in MoneySKILL Mania, an in-school financial literacy challenge sponsored by the University at Buffalo School of Management and M&T Bank.

4/7/15

A team of four first-year MBA students in the University at Buffalo School of Management have won the annual Whitman Case Competition on March 27 at Syracuse University.

4/7/15

Ninety seconds is all that will stand between 100 students and the first steps toward turning their business ideas into a reality.

4/8/15

A cybersecurity competition and a think tank implemented by undergraduate students in the University at Buffalo School of Management took top honors in the third annual DEAL (Display of Efforts, Aptitudes and Leadership) Expo, an event that showcases undergraduate achievements in the school.

4/10/15

Five finalists will vie for more than $60,000 in startup funding and in-kind services in the Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition at UB on April 15.

4/14/15

Nallan C. Suresh has traveled the world teaching executives how to better serve customers by examining and reconfiguring their supply chains.

4/15/15

The 11th annual Celebration of Student Academic Excellence takes place April 16.

4/16/15

Three graduate students took first place in the University at Buffalo’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition (Panasci TEC) for a biotechnology venture that offers a revolutionary new way to deliver cancer drugs.

4/17/15

The UB School of Management honored many of its doctoral students at the fourth annual PhD Showcase and Celebration on April 9.

4/24/15

A student from Buffalo’s Hutchinson-Central Technical High School edged out almost 800 competitors from across the region to win MoneySKILL® Mania.

4/30/15

The Career Resource Center and the Internships and Experiential Learning Office in the UB School of Management honored business leaders, students and companies on April 24.

5/1/15

PhotoZyne, the startup led by the three UB graduate students that won this year’s Henry A. Panasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition, has done it again — this time at the state level.

5/4/15

During the 2015 tax season, more than 200 IRS-certified accounting students from the UB School of Management brought $1,284,050 back into the Buffalo community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.

5/11/15

The UB School of Management has named its 2015 Accountant of the Year: John D. Cudmore ’90, senior vice president, finance – divisional operations and strategic planning for the Madison Square Garden (MSG) Co.

5/12/15

Joshua Seward, a graduate student in the UB School of Management, was among only 14 students nationwide chosen for an elite postgraduate technical assistantship with the Financial Accounting Standards Board.

5/13/15

The UB School of Management awarded LeaderCORE™ certification to 49 MBA students in a ceremony held last month at the Marriott Hotel in Amherst.

5/18/15

Fourteen UB School of Management graduates received awards during the school’s graduate and undergraduate commencement ceremonies on May 15 and 16.

5/21/15

Shopping websites with robust, interactive product review systems make customers more satisfied and improve product marketing, according to a new study from the UB School of Management.

5/27/15

Three Rochester-area alumni will be recognized by the Rochester Chapter of the UB Alumni Association during its inaugural awards ceremony on June 4.

6/1/15

Thirteen medical professionals are now equipped with the skills to save costs without impacting quality of care, negotiate better outcomes, make sound financial decisions and effectively manage others as graduates of UB's first-ever Executive Development in Health Care Management Certificate program.

6/1/15

Twenty-seven Western New York business professionals have graduated from the Executive MBA program in the University at Buffalo School of Management.

6/2/15

A team of six MBA students from the UB School of Management will share a $2,000 prize as winner of the school’s ninth annual Steven C. Verney MBA Case Competition.

6/9/15

Paul E. Tesluk, the Donald S. Carmichael Professor of Organizational Behavior, has been appointed interim dean of the University at Buffalo School of Management, effective July 1.

6/9/15

Robert “Bob” Neubert, clinical assistant professor in the School of Management, was named the new director of the Entrepreneurship Academy.

6/18/15

Forty-six established entrepreneurs are armed with the skills to move their businesses forward after graduating from the Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Core program.

6/18/15

This year's number of UB winners matches last year's, which was the most in recent memory.

6/19/15

Megan McNally, executive director of The Foundry, has been named Protégé of the Year by the Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs program.

6/22/15

A new class of entrepreneurs are better prepared to successfully manage the unique challenges of running a family business after completing the “Growing a Healthy Family Business” course at UB.

6/24/15

The first cohort of early-stage entrepreneurs graduated from the new Startup CEL program offered by the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

6/25/15

Nine business leaders are ready to drive their companies forward after completing the Advanced Core program in the UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

6/29/15

The innovative entrepreneurial program pays eight student-led technology startups to further their respective businesses.