Over the years, Women in Business has grown in terms of membership, volunteer involvement, professional connections, and a variety of events. As the club enters its eighth academic year, it continues to provide opportunities for its members to develop professionalism, networking skills, and personal growth.
Electric vehicles are all the rage. Prospective buyers believe they are helping to reduce carbon emissions; of course, the electricity to manufacture and power the vehicle have to emanate from somewhere, including carbon-based electrical producers.
24/7 BLAC Black Business Entrepreneurial Accelerator (BBEA) and its collaboration with the University of Northern Iowa John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center (UNI JPEC) won the Model Community Accelerator/Incubator Award at the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) annual conference on Jan. 21.
Students from around the globe will descend on the University of Northern Iowa campus from March 4 to 11 for an internationally renowned business case competition. And our own students are making it happen.
Career fairs are excellent opportunities to meet potential employers and showcase your expertise and background. UNI Career Services hosts two career fairs every academic year at the Maucker Union (you can find dates on the online calendar), attended by more than 150 employers.
UNI accounting students are giving back to their local community by providing free income tax assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Assistance preparing tax returns will be available on Wednesdays from Feb. 15 through April 5.