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Studying remotely — very remotely — connects Prague Norbertines with new classmates

As classes moved online and travel plans were disrupted, an unlooked-for new experience offered itself to seven international students looking to improve their English. Two Czech Norbertines became virtual classmates with three Vietnamese nuns and two Chinese high-schoolers studying in De Pere.

Upcoming events
Executive Leadership Program

The Center for Exceptional Leadership’s Executive Leadership Program, launching Dec. 7, helps presidents, vice presidents and those in the C-suite discover their strengths, discern their principles, and provide thoughtful, impactful leadership to their organizations. Over the course of the 16-month cohort program — which begins with a four-day immersion session — participants define a set of development goals, then devise and execute a formal project to achieve them. Enroll by Dec. 4, 2020.

Economic Intel for Wisconsin and the New North Region
1:30-2:30 p.m. CST|Webinar

Get an overview of the economic outlook for Wisconsin and the New North region from Peter Barca, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, and Marc Schaffer, director of the Center for Business & Economic Analysis (CBEA) at St. Norbert College. Barca and Schaffer, along with research students from the CBEA, will share high-frequency data being used to track the economic recovery in the area during this free webinar.

Sponsored By: Associated Bank
Marc Schaffer presenting

Foundational Leadership Program

The Center for Exceptional Leadership’s Foundational Leadership Program, launching Jan. 25, equips team members new to leadership positions with the qualities, core behaviors and skills they need to become contemplative, visionary champions of an organization’s success. Beginning with a full-day retreat, followed by seven monthly half-day sessions, participants explore topics such as self-awareness, motivation and influence, being inclusive, coaching for performance, and creating team culture and lasting impact. Enroll by Jan. 22, 2021.

Senior Leadership Program

The Center for Exceptional Leadership’s Senior Leadership Program, launching Feb. 15, helps senior-level managers and directors discover their strengths, discern their principles, and provide thoughtful, impactful leadership to their organizations. The cohort-based learning program begins with an individualized assessment of leadership style, strengths and weaknesses. Then, in the company of other leaders, participants deepen their understanding of themselves and develop the habits of thoughtful leadership — all under the mentorship of a leadership-development team. Enroll by Feb. 12, 2021.

  • UNDERGRADUATE St. Norbert student wins regional pitch contest Olivia Smidel ’22 won first place in the Fox Connection Business Pitch Contest, where she presented her business idea, Eco-Cover. Smidel was awarded $25,000 ($10,000 in cash and $15,000 in in-kind prizes). Students from seven colleges in northeast Wisconsin participated in the event.
    CURRICULUM New data analytics major launches

    St. Norbert adds a new and rigorous data analytics major to its offerings, giving students exposure to innovative methodologies that support the critical data-driven decision-making organizations need. 

    LEADERSHIP New book builds on author’s journey to authentic confidence Ben Fauske, a confidence researcher on the faculty of St. Norbert’s Center for Exceptional Leadership, launched his new book early to meet the needs of readers newly laid off during the current economic crisis.
  • RESEARCH Global manufacturer builds research partnership with SNC A global private-label manufacturer of consumer wet wipes needed to conduct a quality assessment of a new supplier — something it couldn’t do in-house. So the manufacturer struck a partnership with St. Norbert College.
    SSBE ALUMNI Milbach recognized as Young Professional of the Year Congratulations to Heather Milbach ’09 MBA ’19, who was recognized June 23 as Young Professional of the Year at the Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Future 15 & Young Professional Awards!
    SCHNEIDER MBA With an MBA in her sights, she's virtually there!

    Neelie Gorbette, senior product manager in Cellcom’s marketing department, recently began a new journey one from which not even a pandemic would dissuade her.

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