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Chapin Scholars Praise Opportunities at Center for Sales Excellence

Sep 6 2017 5:00 PM | » Full Article Chapin Scholars Praise Opportunities at Center for Sales Excellence
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.

SEF Recognizes Nebraska for Preparing Sales Students

May 2 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article SEF Recognizes Nebraska for Preparing Sales Students
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.

Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students

Apr 19 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sales Certificates Awarded to 28 Students
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.

Sales Certificate Put Jones on the Right Track

Jan 25 2017 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sales Certificate Put Jones on the Right Track
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.

Arriola, Nelson Awarded NRC Health Scholarships

Dec 21 2016 2:30 PM | » Full Article Arriola, Nelson Awarded NRC Health Scholarships
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.

Katzberg Relishes Sales Center Experience

Dec 5 2016 8:30 AM | » Full Article Katzberg Relishes Sales Center Experience
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.
 

Inaugural Chapin Scholarships Announced by Center for Sales Excellence

Oct 20 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Inaugural Chapin Scholarships Announced by Center for Sales Excellence
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.

Weers Uses Sales Skills in Pursuit of Passion for Auto Industry

Sep 2 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Weers Uses Sales Skills in Pursuit of Passion for Auto Industry
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.

SEF Again Recognizes Center for Sales Excellence for Sales Education

May 13 2016 8:00 AM | » Full Article SEF Again Recognizes Center for Sales Excellence for Sales Education
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.
 

Students Presented with Sales Certificates at Luncheon

Apr 30 2016 11:00 AM | » Full Article Students Presented with Sales Certificates at Luncheon
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.

Sales Certificate Program Expands Sleister’s Horizons

Mar 25 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sales Certificate Program Expands Sleister’s Horizons
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.
 

Sales Certificate Music to Berke’s Ears

Mar 23 2016 9:00 AM | » Full Article Sales Certificate Music to Berke’s Ears
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.
 

Peterson Combines Sports, Sales to Intern for Lincoln Stars

Dec 23 2015 8:00 AM | » Full Article
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.

Nate Stevens Learns Life Lessons through Sales Internship at AXA Advisors

Dec 16 2015 9:00 AM | » Full Article
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.

Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored

Oct 29 2015 1:30 PM | » Full Article Inaugural Sales Certificate Recipients Honored
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.

Center for Sales Excellence Recognized for Professional Sales Education

May 15 2015 9:45 AM | » Full Article Center for Sales Excellence Recognized for Professional Sales Education
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.

Center for Sales Excellence Helps Students Sharpen Skills

Mar 11 2015 4:00 PM | » Full Article Center for Sales Excellence Helps Students Sharpen Skills
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.