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Mission Statement

The UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics (SBE) educates and inspires students and prepares graduates for success in positions of leadership and responsibility. We serve the students, businesses, economy, and people of the greater Central Wisconsin region. Our students achieve an understanding of regional opportunities that exist within the global economy.

ACADEMICS

Majors include accounting, business administration, business economics, data analytics, finance, management and marketing.

UW-Stevens Point School of Business and Economics students serve local businesses and organizations as well-prepared interns. Thirty-two percent of SBE graduates come from Marathon, Wood and Portage counties and more than 50 percent begin their careers in Central Wisconsin.
Ricardo Boeing, ricardo.boeing@uwsp.edu​, 715-346-2384​.

Smiley Professional Events

Providing information and inspiration for improving students’ academic and professional development, Pro Events is a series of speakers, panel discussions, workshops, and off-campus opportunities that engages students to take advantage of learning opportunities beyond the classroom.
Elizabeth Martin, Ph.D., elizabeth.martin@uwsp.edu, 715-346-4303.

EXPERTS

Center for Business and Economic Insight (CBEI)

The CBEI provides quarterly Economic Indicator Reports and Special Topic Reports to the Central Wisconsin community. These reports present a basic understanding of the state of the economy at the national, state, and regional level. Moreover, the CBEI develops and increases the economic understanding in the community. cbei@uwsp.edu, 715-346-2864.

Center for Economic Education

The center advocates for better and greater school-based economic and personal finance education at the K-12 level and empowers young people with economic and financial literacy. Tracy Hofer, Ph.D., tracy.hofer@uwsp.edu, 715-346-3874.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Business Advisory Council

A select group of decision makers among a diverse group of companies located in Central and Northcentral Wisconsin, the BAC provides input into strategic planning for the SBE and creates educational programming to fit the needs of Central Wisconsin businesses. The council also increases awareness about the School of Business and Economics and its activities among alumni and the business community. Carie Winn, carie.winn@uwsp.edu,715-346-2112.

Business Outreach and Training

Devoted to the development and delivery of exceptional business improvement programming, this unit consistently evolves programming to meet the needs of local businesses. Business Outreach works to foster practical initiatives, establish partnerships, and steadily deliver quality projects.

Small Business Development Center

Offers no cost business advising to anyone starting or operating a business. Topics range from business planning and financial analysis to sources of capital and marketing planning. The SBDC also offers workshops, seminars and conferences.

GIVING

There are many ways to make a difference for the students in the School of Business & Economics by making a gift. Generosity has a profound way of changing lives, and you can help change a life today. Please consider supporting scholarships and programs in the School of Business and Economics. Please contact College of Professional Studies Major Gifts Officer Gina Miresse or 715-346-3304.

AACSB Accreditation

AACSB
UW-Stevens Point earned accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for its School of Business and Economics in 2017, and was reaccredited in 2022. Graduates will complete degrees from a program ranked among the top 20 percent in the nation and top 5 percent in the world.