UCO Small Business Development Center Honored For Innovation By US Small Business Administration

Carlos Amaya, assistant director, Mickey Hepner, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business, Susan Urbach, director, Pilar Munneke, business development specialist, David Shafer, business development specialist, and Pat Wollenberg, administrative secretary attended and accepted the award for UCO.

May 9, 2013

Media Contact:  Courtney Harlin, University Relations Staff Writer, University of Central Oklahoma, 405-974-2121, cbass4@uco.edu

UCO SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER HONORED FOR INNOVATION BY US SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

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Cutline: The University of Central Oklahoma Small Business Development Center (SBDC) received the Oklahoma SBDC Excellence and Innovation Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration at the annual small business luncheon held at the Skirvin Hotel in Oklahoma City. (Left to right) Carlos Amaya, assistant director, Mickey Hepner, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business, Susan Urbach, director, Pilar Munneke, business development specialist, David Shafer, business development specialist, and Pat Wollenberg, administrative secretary attended and accepted the award for UCO. Central’s SBDC offers low-cost services to entrepreneurs and small-business owners assisting them with developing better management strategies, which increase sales, boost profits and create jobs.