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Collette Niland

Associate Dean, Advising and Student Experience

Affiliations: SAIL, Advising and Student Experience, Oregon MBA, Undergraduate Programs
Phone: 541-346-3319
Office: Peterson 302E



Collette Niland has more than twenty years of experience in undergraduate affairs. After earning her doctorate in political science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she worked at several top research institutions including UW-Madison, UCLA and, most recently, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. At Illinois, Niland was the assistant dean for undergraduate affairs in the College of Business. Niland has a strong interest in experiential learning and social entrepreneurship and founded The Social Entrepreneurship Institute while at the University of Illinois.

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The Lundquist College has launched a new student success initiative to build stronger paths for life-long learning and connection.

Some business Ducks spent a productive month across the pond this summer, and organizers plan to continue and expand the Lundquist-London learning connection.

UO's new Innovation Lab is designed to help develop students’ ability to critically think, create, problem-solve, collaborate, take risks and learn from failure.
Business students recently had the opportunity for valuable face time with top firms at the third annual Business Connect event on November 11, 2015.

We hope the season finds you in good cheer, honoring fond traditions and creating new memories.

The Lundquist College of Business has much to celebrate during this joyful time. We've added some outstanding new faculty, we've broken ground on a new Portland space, and our unprecedented universitywide campaign continues. But it is our exemplary students we wish to highlight today.

A new, student-run organization will offer consulting services to companies, state institutions, and nonprofits around the region.
Approximately 300 business-oriented students have the opportunity to build strong connections as residents of our new College of Business Residential Community.
Lundquist College students have a new way to jump-start career exploration while getting a taste of the working world.