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Students across 3 faculty members’ courses participated to help the local organization, TAGG, increase philanthropy in the Omaha community | Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center – Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska 2021-12-03 02:04:52 –


UNO CBA students are working with local businesses to encourage them to partner with the TAGG platform and empower the Omaha community to give back.Other projects like these can be found on the Community Engagement Partnership Initiative

NS Faculty of Business Administration (CBA) Professional sales student at University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO)Under the guidance of Dr. Shannon Cummins, Dr. Ann Herman, When Gary DometTeam up to make a difference at home. During the spring semester of 2021, the course will be Together A Greater Good (TAGG) Raise $ 700 for Maverick Food PantryWe support the diet and personal hygiene needs of UNO students, faculty and staff. NS University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).. CBA students worked together as a team to contact local businesses and connect them to the TAGG platform, allowing the Omaha community to give back at home. This project, which occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, presented students with real challenges and experience, with significant business limitations and limited operational capabilities.

TAGG encourages users of the TAGG app to give back to companies by donating a portion of the profits from each purchase when shopping at participating companies. Users can customize the organization that receives donations to enable more meaningful purchases. CBA students understood the importance of this and helped move six businesses to the platform-Angus Hamburger & Shake, 3rd Base Bar & Grill, The Banh Mi Shop, Arby’s Elkhorn, Eat Fit Go, IQ Car Wash. Building relationships is an important skill set for students and wanted to make a real difference in Omaha. Holly Baker, co-founder of TAGG, noticed this among the students and said: I am very grateful to have worked with UNO to give the food bank the opportunity to make influential donations. ” This project will continue in another sales course this semester (Autumn 2021). Center for Professional Sales is excited to increase donations within the community on this strong start. This project highlights how influential community partnerships are.

visit UNOCBA Professional Sales Program A website to learn more about how CBA students are community transformants.

Dr. Cummins is also one of the seven faculty members nominated and selected as a Faculty Fellow at the UNO Service Learning Academy. Faculty Fellows identify university-specific goals for enhancing service-learning and community engagement education and research efforts within each university. Find out more about these Faculty Fellows.

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