Nonprofit@UWW

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13 Jul

Learning Skills for Today’s Nonprofit Workplace

Students in UW-W’s Fundraising for Charities course (Management 371), offered for the first time this spring, had planned to learn the theories of fundraising and philanthropists’ motivations, as well as a practical toolkit for ethical fundraising. The course gives students experience working with basic fundraising tools, such as writing appeal letters and creating event plans. […]

30 Jun

Year-end Update on Internships

UW-W nonprofit students worked with the UW-Whitewater Foundation and a local organization that serves families at risk of being homeless.

18 Oct

Matthews Presents at Association of Arts Administration Educators

This summer, lecturer Megan Matthews was part of a panel presentation at the Association of Arts Administration Educators on the topic of how universities launch new programs.  The panel, “…By Any Other Name…”, was created in response to recent research about how programs choose their names, what kind of political and administrative realities affect creation […]

21 Mar

A New Emphasis on Nonprofit Management

Did you know that approximately ten percent of people employed in the United States work for a nonprofit organization?  And that that number exceeds 12% here in Wisconsin?  That the nonprofit sector contributes more than $900 billion to the U.S. economy?  The nonprofit sector is a big deal! Starting this fall (2018), General Management majors at UW-W […]

29 Jan

Nonprofit@UWW: The Genesis Story

The College of Business and Economics (CoBE) at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater began laying the groundwork for a nonprofit and nongovernmental program in its Department of Management in 2014.  Our first faculty member, Carol A. Brunt, Ph.D. was hired in 2015 to initiate program development.  Dr. Brunt has professional experience in international development and environmental […]

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