The CoBE Report

IT Faculty Tech Start-up Wins!

Dr. Alana Platt took 3rd place in the 2016 Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest for her startup Classmunity in the Information Technology category! Dr. Platt, an Assistant Professor of Information Technology created Classmunity, a web-based fundraising service to help K-12 … Continue reading

Military Applicants to Graduate Programs

We are happy to waive graduate programs admission fee if you are an active duty military personnel or have been on active duty within three years of your application to a UW-Whitewater graduate program. More information available at

UW-Whitewater Collegiate DECA wins big!

The UW-Whitewater Collegiate DECA team returned from a successful trip to their 2016 International Career Development Conference in Washington, D.C.  The students had a great week and took advantage of opportunities to network with entrepreneurs and business leaders, caucus with … Continue reading

Whitewater Students Take on APICS Convention in Las Vegas

On October 3rd, two students, Alison Armstrong and Rhonda Davenport, arrived in Las Vegas for the annual APICS Convention. APICS conferences provide relevant and applicable education on today’s most pressing topics—including global supply chain management, operations management in a changing economy, … Continue reading

Meet Your Faculty: Scott Opsal

Lecturer Finance & Business Law Where are you originally from?  I grew up in Mankato, Minnesota and received degrees from Drake University in Des Moines, and the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis. At what point did you decide you wanted … Continue reading