Business, Accounting and Economics Department

Three NWU Students Accepted into JET Program

Three Nebraska Wesleyan University students will spend the next year in Japan. 

Felicia Phares, Kate Richerson and Grant Jackman, all of Lincoln, have each been accepted to the Japanese Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program. Now in its 31styear, the JET Program promotes a grassroots international exchange between Japan and other nations. Those accepted into the prestigious program teach English in Japanese schools or work in Japanese communities on international exchange activities. 

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Gilman Scholarship to Send International Business Major to Germany

A Nebraska Wesleyan University junior will spend a semester in Germany thanks to the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Vladislav Blazhievskiy, an international business major and German minor from Lincoln, has been awarded the prestigious scholarship to study in Germany during the spring semester.

“Germany is appreciative of migration, language learning and intercultural communication, and it will allow me to learn the German language at the highest level,” said Blazhievskiy. 

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Identical Twins Debut "Identical Draw" on CarbonTV Following NGAL Experience

Last June identical twins Nathan and Thomas Krick spent countless hours preparing to make a pitch about their outdoor television show to a panel of distinguished judges. 

The Kricks were selected to participate in Network Globally, Act Locally 2017 (NGAL), an international entrepreneurial consortium made up of college students from Nebraska Wesleyan University, College of Charleston, The Citadel, the University of Tartu and Tallinn University of Technology. 

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NWU Students Hope NGAL Experience Turns Business Ideas Into Reality

Ever since they were little, identical twins Nathan and Thomas Krick have shared a passion for hunting. They take conservation seriously. They support the environment. And they love the challenge of the hunt.

But their long-time hobby is taking on a new challenge.

The Kricks were selected for this year’s “Network Globally, Act Locally” (NGAL) program, a shared program between Nebraska Wesleyan University, College of Charleston in South Carolina, and the University of Tartu in Estonia, that helps entrepreneurial students develop their products.

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NWU Graduate Receives Critical Language Scholarship to Study Korean

Kaitlin Dugquem, a 2017 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University, has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Korean in Gwangju, South Korea.

The Critical Language Scholarship is part of a U.S. government effort to expand the number of Americans studying and mastering critical foreign languages. Dugquem is one of approximately 550 American students who received the competitive, national scholarship.

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Gilman Scholarship to Send NWU Junior to Morocco

A Nebraska Wesleyan University student has been selected to receive a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad.

Flor Garcia, a junior business administration and psychology double major, will spend the spring semester at Al-Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco. She is among 850 undergraduate students from across the U.S. selected for the scholarship.

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Internship Gives Accounting Student Inside Look at World's Largest Election Company

When voters put pencil to paper on November 8, most will have candidates and ballot issues in mind. Nebraska Wesleyan University student Danylo Serednytsky will most likely be thinking about processes thanks to an internship that provided him a firsthand look at election equipment.

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Bardsley Honored With University's Story Award

For the first time in 27 years, a Nebraska Wesleyan University student has been honored with the Roy G. Story Award, an honor that recognizes individuals or groups of faculty, administrators, staff members or volunteers whose accomplishments have significantly enhanced the national stature of the university.

On August 19 Trey Bardsley was recognized with the prestigious award.

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Eight Alumni Honored as Legends and Legacies

One of the highlights of homecoming at NWU is the annual Legends and Legacies banquet. That’s where NWU pays special tribute to outstanding alumni for life and career accomplishments.

Here are the 2015 honorees:

Todd (’88) and Connie (Bishop) (’87) Duncan
Alumni Loyalty Award

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State Games of America Provide Valuable Internship Experience to NWU Students

On July 28, 14,000 athletes from across the country will arrive in Lincoln to participate in the 2015 State Games of America. For the next five days, Katie Bruns and Shawn Welch will spend hours traveling to area sports venues to ensure everything runs according to plan.

Bruns, who graduated in May with degrees in communication studies, and Welch, a senior business administration and sports management major, have spent their summer interning for the Nebraska Sports Council, the host for this year’s State Games of America.

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