Announcing the CBA Prep Academy | College of Business Administration

The UNO College of Business Administration (CBA) is proud to announce the new CBA Prep Academy launching in 2022. The CBA Prep Academy goals to offer first technology, low earnings, and/or underrepresented Ok-12 college students with the tutorial abilities, publicity, and assist crucial to achieve faculty and the office thereafter.
Headed by Program Director Rebecca Atkins, the Prep Academy will obtain its objective by way of on-campus, fully-funded camps with meals supplied. Participating college students are eligible to obtain a $500 stipend upon camp completion, in addition to connections and networking alternatives with Omaha-area trade leaders.
Camp content material will embrace logistics and provide chain administration, digital communications and social media advertising, entrepreneurship, and normal faculty prep, together with math abilities. At launch, the program will likely be open to rising highschool sophomores, juniors, and seniors, with 20 spots per camp.
Ultimately, the program goals to uplift marginalized populations inside the Omaha neighborhood, diversify the scholar physique of UNO CBA, and create a various pipeline of CBA graduates who will bolster the Omaha workforce.
“Programs like this could break generational cycles of poverty and supply college students the alternative to be the first of their households to graduate from faculty,” mentioned Atkins. “Whether or not issues like investing, the financial system, and finance are mentioned at dwelling, I need college students to know they belong right here and {that a} diploma in enterprise is attainable.”
Further information on the CBA Prep Academy will likely be shared on the program’s web site and on CBA social media channels. To contact the Prep Academy, attain out to Atkins at [email protected]. The UNO College of Business Administration seems to be ahead to this continued funding in the Omaha neighborhood and in forging a greater faculty.

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