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  • Feb 21, 2017 12:00 PMInsurance student is one of 30 to receive prestigious scholarship
    Even though the insurance program at BGSU is less than two years old, one of its students has been selected for an honor which will add value to her college education and enhance her knowledge of the risk and insurance management industry.

  • Feb 17, 2017 3:13 PMBGSU trustees announce private gifts, approve naming of new College of Business Administration building
    Private gifts were announced at the BGSU Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 17 that will reshape the Bowling Green campus as well as the student experience in years to come. The board also took action on room and meal plan rates, changes to the academic calendar and new campus facilities.

  • Feb 17, 2017 2:13 PMMaurers make visionary investment
    With their significant gift, Robert and Patricia Maurer of Bowling Green are providing major support for the new College of Business Administration building at BGSU campus. In recognition of their generous gift, and longtime support of numerous endeavors, the new CBA facility will be called the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center.

  • Feb 17, 2017 2:08 PMUniversity trustees provide support for essential CBA project
    The Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, the new College of Business Administration building at BGSU, has received support from many people, including members of the University Board of Trustees and their spouses. Through their generous gifts, they have made major gifts to help bring this important project closer to reality.

  • Feb 17, 2017 2:02 PMFoundation in place for new CBA building thanks to transformational gifts
    With the support of several major gifts, the new CBA building at BGSU will become the cutting-edge educational facility of the future. BGSU alumni Paul and Margo Hooker; Peggy Schmeltz and her late husband, William; and Michael and Mary Lee McGranaghan will fund essential elements of this state-of-the-art learning center.

  • Feb 13, 2017 7:00 AMStudent-created Shadow Co. has a bright future
    When Joe Lisa and Daniel Kramer came to BGSU, they expected to graduate with a world-class education. What the sophomore and freshman didn’t expect was the opportunity to start their own business. Lisa was a resident advisor in Kramer’s dorm, and the two got to know each other as fellow business majors.

  • Jan 10, 2017 9:16 AMManagement class puts bullseye on experiential learning with Target
    The business program at BGSU goes Beyond Business As Usual by emphasizing experiential learning so students are better prepared to succeed in the real business world. An example of this type of innovative learning is demonstrated in the Management 3300 (Supply Management) course. Dr. Amelia Carr, chair of the management department and professor of the MGMT 3300 course, uses collaboration with the Target Corporation to assist her students in applying their knowledge.

  • Jan 6, 2017 10:57 AMChinese New Year, celebrated differently by country
    For many of us, the New Year holiday was a couple weeks ago. However, Asian cultures will celebrate the lunar new year on January 28. One of our faculty members and two of our students share the celebrations associated with this holiday.

  • Dec 19, 2016 5:11 PMFirst McGranaghan scholarship awarded to honors student Kathleen Capozello
    The recently established Michael and Mary Lee McGranaghan Academic Excellence Scholarship designated for a student in both the College of Business and the Honors College works to ensure that the next generation of business leaders receive the same outstanding education at BGSU. Kathleen Capozello is the first recipient of the scholarship.

  • Dec 19, 2016 7:00 AMMark Sirower found his passion at BGSU
    It took awhile for Mark Sirower to discover passion during his time at Bowling Green State University, but once he did he never looked back. Sirower changed his major a handful of times at BGSU before graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in finance from the College of Business Administration.

  • Dec 15, 2016 2:18 PMManagement professor ‘distinguishes’ herself among outstanding scholars
    Dr. Sherry Sullivan, professor of management, was named an Oxford Journal Distinguished Research Professor in honor of her significant research impact over the years. She is only the second person outside of economics and finance to be selected for this prestigious title which is similar to a lifetime achievement award for research.

  • Dec 15, 2016 7:34 AMStudent managed portfolio beats expectations
    During fall semester, seven undergraduate students managed a long-only equity portfolio valued at $380,000. The BGSU Student Managed Fund operated as part of FINANCE 4360 – Portfolio Management. According to finance professor, Dr. Stephen Rush, who teaches the course, “The goal of the class is to beat the S&P 500 index (a benchmark widely used in the investment management industry) on a risk-adjusted basis.” He adds, “The positive relationship between risk and return means that increasing the level of risk may increase total return but also increases the threshold for risk-adjusted returns.”

  • Dec 13, 2016 9:52 AMAlumnus finds passion through MOD program
    Bob Anderson ‘86, founder, chairman and chief development officer of The Leadership Circle as well as co-founder and chairman of the Full Circle Group graduated with a master’s degree in organization development from Bowling Green State University. After graduation, Anderson worked in leadership development until starting his own business in 1986. Anderson recently co-wrote a book titled “Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results.”

  • Dec 12, 2016 8:52 AMBGSU alumna Angela Lucarelli proves success can be obtained through hard work
    Fast forward 15 years, still devoted to the world of business and having developed a new passion for traveling to the mix, this Avon, Ohio native is following her dream of becoming a successful business woman while exploring the world. Angela Lucarelli graduates from Bowling Green State University in December with two degrees in marketing and international business. Following graduation, she will start her career working for Aliquantum International, a children’s toy company.

  • Dec 12, 2016 7:00 AM2016 Success Stories: Internships, leadership role helped shape specialized career
    Even though Raven Aurand grew up just 30 minutes from BGSU, she didn’t realize how special the University was until she experienced it firsthand. Aurand is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a dual specialization in business analytics and intelligence and management with a focus in human resources.

  • Nov 28, 2016 7:00 AMMotivated to make a difference
    BGSU MBA student Saleha Azmi is happiest when she’s busy. In addition to classwork, she’s staying busy by serving as president of the student chapter of the American Association of University Women and as a member of the national AAUW Student Advisory Council.

  • Nov 23, 2016 11:18 AMNoche Buena, Día de Reyes, Krismasi and the festivals—holidays around the world
    A very special time of the year is approaching for everybody…the holiday season. Quickly after Thanksgiving, families go out to buy their trees, decorate their houses with lights, play holiday songs, light candles that give the house the scent of cinnamon, and prepare their favorite holiday dishes. As I reflect about this time of year, I realize that the way I view the holiday season is greatly influenced by my native country of Puerto Rico. Therefore, I wondered how people from other countries celebrate their holiday season, so I interviewed BGSU international business students to find out how they celebrated their holidays.

  • Nov 22, 2016 9:03 AMCBA sets real record in business simulation
    The Capstone and Foundation Business Simulation Challenge is a global online competition which pits thousands of business students against each other twice per year. Students demonstrate business acumen and critical thinking skills, among other skills, in the online challenge.

  • Nov 21, 2016 11:21 AMSouth Asia comes to College of Business Administration
    The rich culture from South Asian countries filled the second floor of the College of Business Administration Building through the sounds of music, the smell of traditional dishes, and the vibrant colors of decorations and clothing. Cultural traditions, holidays, and customs from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were presented to students and faculty as part of the Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion’s (DACODI) first “Regional Focus.”

  • Nov 21, 2016 10:48 AMVolatility in the stock market grabs news headlines and creates nervousness among investors and global markets
    Assistant finance professor, Dr. Stephen Rush, who joined the College this fall, is conducting research that impacts the finance field because it helps us to better understand how to prevent “flash crashes” in the stock market as well as assists us to understand algorithmic trading, known as automated trading or black-box trading. Dr. Rush’s current research is focused on informed vs. uninformed traders and how these traders affect the price of stocks.

  • Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AMYoung finance alumnus achieves fast track to success at Prudential
    In 2014, Peter Bahner was excited to be graduating from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) with a business degree, specializing in finance and a concentration in financial planning. His senior year, he interned at Prudential and accepted a full-time job there after graduation. Fast forward only two years, and Bahner has already achieved the role of Manager, Training and Development (MTD) at Prudential Advisors.

  • Nov 15, 2016 9:34 AMGeneral Motors and Center for Business analytics team up on testing project
    Auto giant General Motors turned to BGSU’s Center for Business Analytics for statistical consulting on an engine oil testing project. This project not only assisted GM, but also gave graduate level statistics students a high power dose of real-world learning experiences.

  • Nov 15, 2016 9:15 AMVitamix executive blends well on Leadership Council
    Michel Nouafo has a rich and diverse cultural and professional background.  His sales experience began early on in his college career, and more than 30 years later, he has become a seasoned senior sales executive at Vitamix who shares his insights as a Leadership Council member at his alma mater.

  • Nov 14, 2016 10:05 AMBGSU sales competition connects students to jobs
    Starting with 46 students in September, the selection process narrowed the competitors to the top 13.  These finalists competed in a more-involved role play based on the event’s premier sponsor, Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC).  In fact, over 25 companies participated in this event.  They not only judged the student role plays, they also recruited them for full-time jobs and internships.  The winning students were announced at the Sales Awards Banquet on November 9 with the top two advancing to the National Collegiate Sales Competition.

  • Nov 10, 2016 1:39 PMProfessional MBA program gave alumnus immediate value in career and leads to participation into EPIC Toledo
    John Pezzino, a risk management analyst for Welltower, worked in sales and marketing before deciding to attend BGSU to earn his master’s degree in business administration. Over the years Pezzino has worked for different organizations such as a food service company and an insurance agency. Aside from his professional career, Pezzino serves on the board of the BGSU Insurance and Risk Management Institute and is also Chair Elect for EPIC Toledo, an organization created by the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce which stands for “engaging people, inspiring change.”

  • Nov 7, 2016 7:00 AMLeading the way with data
    Saranga Komanduri ’05, ’07 is technical lead at Civis Analytics in Chicago, helping to build its data-science platform. At Civis Analytics, the Bowling Green State University alumnus leads a talented team of software engineers who maintain and build some of the core architecture of the company’s program.

  • Nov 1, 2016 9:01 AMMaster of Organization Development program celebrates decades of success; hosts Best Practices in Leading Change Conference
    Back in the 1970’s, BGSU was on the cutting edge by launching a Master of Organization Development (MOD) program, one of the first master’s degree programs of its kind in the U.S. The program today continues to maintain recognition as one of the most prestigious organization development graduate programs in the world.

  • Oct 25, 2016 10:26 AMBGSU and UT co-present Women in Leadership conference
    Bowling Green State University and The University of Toledo co-presented the Women in Leadership conference, Creating and Pursuing Pathways for Promotion, Friday, Oct. 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons to a sold-out crowd of area business leaders as well as students, faculty members and alumni from both Universities.

  • Oct 24, 2016 12:28 PMNew Economics faculty explore research in health care, student learning, auctions and decision making
    Two tenure track faculty joined the Department of Economics this fall and are working on research which will positively impact their field. These two scholars are studying the areas of health care, student learning experiences, auctions and the decision-making that goes into auctions.

  • Oct 24, 2016 12:15 PMStudent selected for national scholarship that recognizes top interns in insurance industry
    Jessica Miller earned second place in the 2016 BGSU Sales Competition, was part of the sales team that took first place in the first annual University of Toledo Sales Competition, and captured fifth place at the Ball State University Sales Competition. These sales accolades have paid off for the sales and service marketing senior who is graduating in December.

  • Oct 24, 2016 12:11 PMFrom Puerto Rico to Bowling Green, a big transition but with outstanding educational rewards
    Bowling Green State University’s commitment to recruiting the best and brightest graduate accounting students has been demonstrated through partnerships with the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Heidelberg University, Bluffton University, and Siena Heights University.

  • Oct 24, 2016 11:42 AMIt’s all in the ‘design’ for solving business problems innovatively
    When students come to Bowling Green State University to study business, they know they have unique opportunities that many other undergraduate business programs don’t offer; it’s not a “traditional” business education. BGSU is one of the few universities in the country to have as part of its undergraduate business curriculum an Applied Business Experience (BizX) lab program, a series of hands-on, experiential one-credit hour courses which begins the first year and then builds on the prior BizX courses through senior year.

  • Oct 24, 2016 11:34 AMBGSU team competed in finals of GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition
    The BGSU supply chain team of Alex Winner, Anissa Hill, Ameera Venkataraman, and Kurt Leverenz competed in the final round of the General Motors/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition. BGSU was one of five teams that advanced to the finals out of 20 teams competing. Although they did not win the competition, this is the second year in a row that the BGSU team made it to the finals.

  • Oct 17, 2016 7:00 AMInvaluable internships
    Marathon Petroleum Corp. offered Alexa Six a job in October of 2014, and she accepted. Six, however, wouldn’t graduate from BGSU’s College of Business until seven months later. Her dedication to experiential learning had paid off. She had had three internships while enrolled at BGSU, including two at Marathon.

  • Oct 13, 2016 11:10 AMFormer student ambassador learned critical networking skills through the CBA placing her on the fast track to career success
    Madison Huff graduated from BGSU two years ago and the networking skills she learned as a College of Business Student Ambassador put her on the fast track to success in her career. As a Student Ambassador she felt she was a more engaged student, and it created a desire to get involved as an alumni once she graduated.

  • Oct 10, 2016 12:46 PMBest Practices in Business Analytics Symposium
    Customer Analytics was the theme of this year’s Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium, hosted by the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research. October 7 was the fourth annual symposium and Olscamp Hall was full of students, faculty and staff who learned how to use analytics to understand their customers, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately increase revenue.

  • Oct 7, 2016 9:24 AMIt’s a ‘numbers game’
    Seventeen MLB teams, along with hundreds of other baseball scouts, officials, statisticians and scientists attended Sabermetrics Seminar, a conference on the statistics, scouting and physics of baseball. The attendees had the opportunity to hear from BGSU business student Grant Jones.

  • Oct 6, 2016 11:08 AMAlumni advisory boards meet to offer feedback to college programs and get updates
    During the week prior to the BGSU Homecoming, eight advisory boards met with either their department or their centers/institutes. Members of the Supply Chain Management Institute gathered for the annual Fall Dinner Meeting the night before the BGSU Job EXPO on Monday. They heard about relevant supply chain management topics and learned about the BGSU supply chain management program activities and success stories.

  • Oct 4, 2016 2:21 PMFive decades of memories unite MBA reunion group to celebrate at class reunion
    Half a century sounds like a long time, but the continuing bond among the graduates of the MBA class of 1966 is as strong as ever. That bond was strong enough to bring them back to campus from all over the U.S. to celebrate their 50-Year Class Reunion. Since graduating, the cohort has kept in contact and met up at least every two years for a reunion.

  • Oct 4, 2016 2:11 PMIt’s a ‘Numbers Game’ which BGSU economics student presented to top baseball executives and scouts
    In sports, October belongs to Major League Baseball playoffs and the World Series and then MLB teams will be looking at their options for next year. Drafting strategies was the focus of an August seminar where a BGSU business senior presented his optimal drafting strategies project.

  • Oct 4, 2016 2:02 PMFour accounting professorships announced
    We want to thank the generosity of our donors who are supporting our outstanding faculty through establishing prestigious professorships. Congratulations go to the accounting faculty who have been awarded professorships.

  • Oct 4, 2016 1:56 PMBusiness students enrich education through studying beyond U.S.; prepare for global economy
    Dozens of BGSU business students are studying abroad and the College of Business is expecting to have a record number of students, more than 50, going overseas spring semester. As part of going beyond business as usual, the College encourages business students to become immersed in a culture to enrich their college education so they are prepared for the global economy.

  • Oct 4, 2016 1:37 PMLiabilities with drones, driverless cars, and cyber attacks discussed at Insurance Symposium
    “Emerging Issues in Insurance and Risk Management” was the theme of this year’s Insurance Symposium, hosted by the Department of Finance and held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Discussion topics included cyber liability, insurance issues with drones as well as driverless cars, and the future of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Oct 4, 2016 1:35 PMBusiness faculty, student organizations, and internships jumpstarted alum’s successful supply chain career
    Jamie Hoke ’10 graduated with many valuable experiences from the College of Business (CBA), along with an impressive list of accolades honoring her dedication as a business student at BGSU. She credits the College for laying the foundation for a highly-successful supply chain career.

  • Oct 4, 2016 9:00 AMBGSU supply chain student honored for fourth straight year
    Out of more than 6,000 supply chain and operations management student members worldwide, a BGSU student has been the recipient of the prestigious APICS Student Voluntary Service Award since 2013. This is one of the most esteemed awards presented annually by APICS, a leading professional association for supply chain and operations management in the world.

  • Sep 20, 2016 10:15 AMAlumnus revitalizing steel industry in America with sustainable technology
    The Falcon football team is headed to Memphis this Saturday hoping for a big win against the Tigers. But an innovative and highly motivated Falcon alumnus has already created a long-lasting win for the area north of Memphis by completing construction of a state-of-the-art steel mill resulting in billions of dollars of positive economic impact as well as revitalization of the American steel industry.

  • Sep 18, 2016 7:00 AMAmanda Freedman at Owens-Illinois
    Amanda Freedman began her internship at Owens-Illinois’ headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, at the end of May, which led to a job offer from the global company. Freedman, who will start at O-I after she graduates from BGSU, gained valuable work experience in three key areas: tax, finance and audit.

  • Sep 14, 2016 2:34 PMAlum whose career promotes “Spirits” pours passion into investing in student ventures
    In 1971, Joe Fisch went directly from college into the premium alcoholic beverage industry and has had a highly successful, four-decades-long career which included founding his own beverage company, United States Beverage LLC, and becoming its president and CEO.

  • Sep 14, 2016 2:22 PMKnippen takes fast track from BGSU to Silicon Valley; Business program ‘better positioned’ him with valuable skillset
    BGSU’s College of Business goes beyond business as usual to prepare graduates for successful careers and James “Jimmy” Knippen is one of those outstanding examples who received a valuable business skillset which landed him a job in Silicon Valley where he is already making a positive impact.

  • Sep 14, 2016 2:18 PMProfessor’s passion for flying lands Air Force technology into BGSU Business classrooms
    Dr. Earl McKinney took his faculty improvement leave (FIL) to new heights...literally. Dr. McKinney, professor of Management Information Systems (MIS), spent last year as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at his alma mater - the U.S. Air Force Academy. During his FIL, he studied how the Air Force uses drones and semi-autonomous robots and how it uses Big Data to make decisions and enhance coordination efforts. He is a former aircraft commander and instructor pilot in the military.

  • Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AMBrewing’s odd couple
    There’s nothing odd about Ryan and Kristin Scott’s passion for beer and business. The Falcon Flames couple recently celebrated the third anniversary of Odd13 Brewing Co. in Colorado, home to more than 300 craft breweries. Codename Superfan, an American IPA, is the most popular beer at their brewery.

  • Aug 29, 2016 7:00 AMMy Summer Experience: Phillip Rich on studying abroad in Europe
    Phillip Rich, a junior in the BGSU College of Business, took part in an eight-week study abroad program in Nantes, France. In addition to attending four weeks of classes in Nantes and a one-week trip to Brussels, Belgium, Rich visited 10 countries in Europe.

  • Aug 24, 2016 2:46 PMMcKinney’s passion for flying lands Air Force technology in BGSU business classrooms
    Dr. Earl McKinney, interim chair of Department of Accounting and Management of Information Systems, spent his faculty improvement leave as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy, teaching classes and studying how the Air Force uses drones and semi-autonomous robots and uses Big Data to make decisions and enhance coordination efforts.

  • Aug 17, 2016 8:44 AMAwards presented to faculty and staff during opening day
    The College is proud to have such outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to student learning, to the College of Business, and to their fields of study. Each year faculty and staff are nominated for awards and the winners are announced at the Opening Day Luncheon held prior to the start of fall semester classes.

  • Aug 15, 2016 2:09 PMBGSU alums see job opportunities and stability in insurance industry
    Brian Bowerman and Connie Frey are BGSU alumni who are passionate about the insurance industry and advocate its job prospects. They reconnected with their alma mater as members of the Department of Finance’s Insurance Advisory Board to support the department’s re-establishment of an insurance and risk management program as well as the creation of the Insurance and Risk Management Institute (IRMI). Westfield Insurance is one of the eight Charter Members of IRMI.

  • Aug 15, 2016 2:02 PMExecutive Master of Organization Development students travel overseas to immerse in French culture
    Going beyond the traditional classroom is part of the educational model BGSU provides business students to successfully prepare them for the global economy. When working with international organizations, understanding cultural differences is a key element of success.

  • Aug 12, 2016 7:00 AMClass of 2016 Success Stories: Learning how to learn
    Dr. Michael E. Zalar, a 2005 Bowling Green State University doctoral graduate, believes that learning is an ongoing process. The North Olmsted City Schools superintendent came back to BGSU in 2015 and received a master’s in organization development Aug. 6.

  • Aug 12, 2016 7:00 AMStyle points
    Even as a small child growing up in Nigeria, Valentine Ononye was interested in style and quality clothing. The 2003 Bowling Green State University alumnus operates two fashion stores in the Toledo area: V Couture in Perrysburg and V Collection in Sylvania.

  • Aug 6, 2016 12:00 PMJames E. Dunlap tells graduates to be fearless in taking on the unknown
    Banking executive and community leader James E. Dunlap offered BGSU graduates keys to success during summer commencement Aug. 6 at the Stroh Center. Dunlap is senior executive vice president of Huntington Bancshares Inc. He also serves as director of regional banking and The Huntington Private Client Group and oversees Huntington’s 10 regional presidents.

  • Aug 1, 2016 7:00 AMClass of 2016 Success Stories: A head start with a Falcon finish
    When Allison Artz began her career at BGSU, she was a year ahead of her classmates. She started with enough credits to be considered a sophomore through her participation in College Credit Plus. Artz completed a bachelor’s degree in business administration along with her MBA in just four years.

  • Aug 1, 2016 7:00 AMClass of 2020: Bryce Harwood
    When Bryce Harwood was trying to figure what college to attend, one ranking really stood out: BGSU’s undergraduate business programs are ranked in the top 5 percent in the U.S. by Bloomberg Businessweek. That really got the attention of Harwood, an incoming freshman in the BGSU Class of 2020.

  • Jul 21, 2016 12:13 PMOpen arms
    While at BGSU, Shahad Aldoori, a Sunni Muslim from Iraq, served as a graduate assistant for nearly two years in the College of Business’s Career Accelerator Office, helping American and international students find internships and full-time positions. It was in this role that she discovered a passion for helping other students.

  • Jul 18, 2016 9:59 AMBGSU to host inaugural Optimal Aging Community Fair
    Registration is underway for Bowling Green State University’s inaugural Optimal Aging Community Fair. The fair, which will be held Aug. 1, will feature an international keynote speaker, panel discussions, breakout sessions and health screenings. This is the new Optimal Aging Institute’s first event.

  • Jul 15, 2016 2:35 PMStar-spangled student
    BGSU student Abby Paskvan will take the national stage next Wednesday evening (July 20) when she performs “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Republican National Convention. Paskvan, a junior majoring in marketing, was invited to perform the national anthem by convention officials.

  • Jul 12, 2016 1:00 PMBusiness faculty take teaching expertise to Chinese classrooms
    BGSU’s College of Business has a unique and valuable partnership with Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China. Last year, four faculty members from TPU came to BGSU to see firsthand how we teach our statistics, operations research, and MIS classes, so they could adopt similar teaching methods and materials in their classrooms. The TPU/BGSU agreement includes a 3 + 1 educational program where two cohorts of fourth-year TPU students will arrive at BGSU in 2017 to complete their dual undergraduate business degrees. They spend their first three years taking classes at TPU, some of which were taught by BGSU faculty this summer.

  • Jul 4, 2016 7:00 AMClass of 2020: Nijah Slaughter
    Incoming freshman and President’s Leadership Academy scholar Nijah Slaughter plans to take the fashion and apparel world by storm, after completing a degree in international business. Slaughter also appreciates BGSU’s proximity to her home in Detroit. which will help keep her from getting homesick.

  • Jun 29, 2016 7:47 AMRefugee’s journey from war-torn Iraq leads to earning college degrees and better life of helping others and promoting peace
    We often hear news about Muslims who have ties to terrorism and the debate regarding U.S. immigration policies. However, we don’t hear many stories about the majority of Muslims who are peaceful, productive members of society and who come to the U.S. searching for a better life. We have an outstanding example in the College of Business!

  • Jun 22, 2016 8:00 AMExecutive Master of Organization Development Students Travel Overseas to Immerse in French Culture
    Going beyond the traditional classroom is part of the educational model BGSU provides business students to successfully prepare them for the global economy. When working with international organizations, understanding cultural differences is a key element of success.

  • Jun 22, 2016 7:51 AMLong-Time Legal Studies Professor Passes Away
    The College of Business is saddened by the loss of retired legal studies professor Bartley Brennan on May 26. Dr. Brennan joined BGSU as an associate professor in 1974 and taught business law classes until his retirement in 1996. Over the course of his tenure at BGSU and after retiring, he published dozens of articles and numerous textbooks.

  • Jun 14, 2016 9:04 AMBGSU’s Business Analytics Program Makes Global Impact; Presents Symposia in China Featuring World-Class Speakers
    Bowling Green State University’s highly regarded business analytics and intelligence program is making a positive global impact and the chair of the BGSU Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research, Dr. Arthur Yeh, has earned the reputation as one of the leading university experts in business analytics in the U.S. For these reasons, Dr. Yeh has continued to be called upon by universities overseas to help organize and present business analytics symposia for global audiences.

  • Jun 8, 2016 11:00 AMBusiness Faculty Impact Their Fields Through Summer Research
    Outside the classrooms, our business faculty members are conducting important, active research that positively affects their respective fields. Congratulations go to the following members of the College of Business Administration faculty who are recipients of the CBA 2016 Summer Research Awards.

  • May 30, 2016 7:00 AMThe White House tops graduate’s customer list
    1978 graduate Michael Ruggeri is president of Scott Group, a company that provides custom rugs for the ultra high-end of the market, including two presidents. Ruggeri has been with the company for 36 years, serving as its president for the past 25 years.

  • May 23, 2016 7:00 AMDriven for Ford
    Business grad Clayton Stewart is back at Ford Motor Company, where he served two internships, and is excited about the rapidly evolving manufacturing field – and his opportunity to represent Ford in its “Thirty Under 30” group of young employees who will learn how to be philanthropists.

  • May 16, 2016 9:00 AMFaculty Honored for Excellence by Leadership Council
    The College of Business Leadership Council created Faculty Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty accomplishments in teaching, engaging with industry to provide experiential learning, and using technology to improve learning outcomes. The award winners are chosen by the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Leadership Council. Presenting the awards at a recent dinner was Mike McGranaghan, Vice Chair of the Leadership Council.

  • May 16, 2016 7:00 AMClass of 2016 Success Stories: Ready to Work
    Sales and services marketing student Andrew Ludwig planned to have a job waiting for him upon graduation. Through hard work and planning, he achieved that goal and will start working in July. He will graduate this May as a President’s Award winner for having maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his time at BGSU.

  • May 7, 2016 4:02 PMBGSU celebrates 285th graduation
    Bowling Green State University held its 285th commencement this past weekend, with more than 2,200 candidates in the graduating class. Commencement included the presentation of an honorary degree and addresses from alumni.

  • May 7, 2016 7:00 AMClass of 2016 Success Stories: The sky is the limit
    Maribeth Sembach Rahe ’70 was presented an honorary doctorate of business administration by Bowling Green State University on May 7 in honor of her achievements as a recognized leader in financial services who has broken through historic barriers to women. She was a Spanish major with a minor in business.

  • May 7, 2016 7:00 AMGet out of your comfort zone
    Holly Horn’s career path did not follow the expected route for someone with a bachelor’s degree in education. It has spanned over various businesses and organizations, including politics, education, health care, consulting and finance – and that is OK, she says.

  • May 6, 2016 4:03 PMBoard approves faculty contract, administrative fees
    The BGSU Board of Trustees on May 6 approved the next collective bargaining agreement with the BGSU Faculty Association along with new administrative fees for two colleges and the naming of the renovated South Hall.

  • May 6, 2016 4:02 PMFaculty climb academic ladder with tenure, promotion
    The BGSU Board of Trustees acknowledged and celebrated the accomplishments of faculty from a number of colleges May 6 with the granting of promotions and for some, tenure. Thirteen were promoted to full professor, 15 received promotion to associate professor with tenure.

  • May 3, 2016 11:00 AMBGSU hosts inaugural Hatch Junior
    In collaboration with Believe in Ohio, the BGSU Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and STEM program presented the inaugural Hatch Junior event. During a 10-week program, students from four different Toledo high schools including Start, Bowsher, Rogers and Jones Leadership Academy are paired with mentors from BGSU.

  • May 2, 2016 1:18 PM The College of Business kick started a journalism student’s career
    Anna Crabill, a student in the School of Media and Communication, never imagined that her experience would come from a college that she wasn’t enrolled in and a job she didn’t apply for. While Crabill’s specialization is in public relations her minor in marketing has created new ways for her to “go beyond business as usual.”

  • May 2, 2016 12:49 PMStudent Initiates Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion
    Senior business student Marjorie Williams was inspired from speakers she heard, a student organization she belonged to, and an honors project she worked on that resulted in her collaborating with Dean Ray Braun to create the Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI) which met for the first time on April 28.

  • May 2, 2016 12:37 PMBusiness Faculty Have Memorable Experiences Abroad
    Dr. Dwayne Gremler, professor of marketing, and Dr. Jane Wheeler, associate professor of management, traveled to other countries as part of their faculty improvement leaves (FIL). Biz News brought you stories about each one’s memorable experiences through the first half of their journeys and here is an update on the remainder of their FIL.

  • May 2, 2016 12:03 PMCSI Student Team Investigates Community Opinions for Real World Projects
    When students come to BGSU for their business education, they obtain a learning experience that is beyond the traditional college classroom. Students have the opportunity to get hands on, real world experiences. Such is the case for a team of marketing students who were selected to work for CSI (College Student Insights) – an independent academic group study advised and supervised by Dr. Jeff Meyer, assistant professor of marketing with expertise in marketing research.

  • May 2, 2016 11:04 AMTop Seniors Recognized by Departments for Achievements
    Departments nominated their top senior graduating in 2016 for the College of Business Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award. Several of the departments hosted senior recognition events in order to honor their top graduating seniors for Going Beyond Business As Usual!

  • May 2, 2016 10:53 AMBGSU Student Finishes 3rd in the World for Capsim Competition; BGSU Has Best Capsim Performance Compared to Any Other U.S. University
    Making good decisions is important to the success of a company and the College of Business goes Beyond Business As Usual in preparing students for career readiness. Career readiness is demonstrated through the impressive performance of our students in the Foundation Business Simulation, also known as Capsim. The program replicates a real-life business scenario through a simulation to better assess participants’ skills and abilities. It also allows students to practice specific skills and build the business intelligence that is behind today’s successful companies.

  • May 2, 2016 10:44 AMSeniors Attend Class Luncheon; Karl Vogt Winner Announced
    Graduating seniors gathered for their Graduation Luncheon and Time Capsule Ceremony with one last opportunity to enjoy conversations with their classmates and faculty. The seniors chose to hear their “Last Lecture” from Mr. Mearl Sutton, lecturer in the marketing department.

  • May 2, 2016 7:00 AMClass of 2016 Success Stories: Leaving a legacy
    Marjorie Williams, who grew up in the Detroit area, wanted to give back to the College of Business Administration after Bowling Green State University gave so much to her through a scholarship-provided education.

  • May 2, 2016 12:00 AMBGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday
    The University will celebrate its 285th graduation in three ceremonies in the Stroh Center Friday (May 6) and Saturday (May 7). The graduating class includes 2,287 candidates. Speaking will be alumni Maribeth Rahe, Dean Bresciani, Holly Horn, Jason “Jay” Crawford, and D. Craig Rathbun.

  • Apr 21, 2016 2:30 PMTop historic ranking for CBA from Bloomberg
    Bloomberg Businessweek's newest rankings of undergraduate business programs place the BGSU College of Business Administration among the top 5 percent of programs in the nation and the top 2 percent in the world.

  • Apr 19, 2016 9:03 AMOhio Insurance Industry and BGSU Partner to Build Program to Address Significant Talent Gap
    BGSU’s finance department responded to the call from Ohio’s insurance industry and the state of Ohio to educate and train students to fill projected open positions for the insurance industry. The finance department implemented a new insurance specialization last fall and created an institute and advisory board to help grow its program.

  • Apr 18, 2016 7:00 AMGiving back to the CBA
    Mike and Mary Lee McGranaghan, Falcons Flames who graduated in 1980, have committed $475,000 in gifts to Bowling Green State University, which includes funds for two separate University scholarships and a quarter-million-dollar contribution for a new building for the College of Business Administration.

  • Apr 14, 2016 2:29 PMLexie Miller, Marathon Petroleum Company
    Lexie Miller, senior supply chain management major, interned with Marathon Petroleum during the fall semester. Miller was selected to be the global procurement intern at the Detroit, Michigan refinery. During her internship, she was exposed to many different aspects of global procurement.

  • Apr 8, 2016 4:00 PMStudents ‘Hatch’ entrepreneurial ideas
    For the last 10 weeks, Hatchlings, BGSU students selected to participate in The Hatch, have been working on business presentations with alumni mentors. This effort culminated in the pitch of their ideas to alumni investors in hopes of obtaining funding to “hatch” their venture.

  • Apr 8, 2016 3:30 PMHall of Fame
    Four BGSU alumni were inducted into the 2016 Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame on April 6 during Entrepreneurship Week: Larry Benz ’84, Lisa A. Clayton ’75, Michael Golden ’69 and Bruce Tucker ’70.

  • Mar 28, 2016 7:00 AM'The Hatch' helped launch unique line
    While attending BGSU and earning a degree in graphic design in 2015, Elsa Vogel took part in the entrepreneurial program “The Hatch”, which was the springboard for launching her own business, “Elsa Leigh Designs” and her innovative “Pieces of Me”, a platform for creating personalized clothing and accessories.

  • Mar 25, 2016 1:00 PMEmeriti faculty write book to help organizations ‘Grasp the Situation’
    “Grasp the Situation: Lessons Learned in Change Leadership,” a new book by emeriti faculty Drs. Glenn Varney and James McFillen with co-author Scott Janoch, provides organizations a proven method to accurately diagnose problems, test their hypotheses and develop successful interventions.

  • Mar 25, 2016 12:00 AMMarketing Student Organization Among Top 5% in the World
    After attending the American Marketing Association’s International Collegiate Conference with one of the largest teams in recent history, the BGSU student chapter of AMA had a lot to celebrate – finishing among the top 25 of chapters out of 350+ organizations in 2015. With this high level of performance, the BGAMA chapter remains among the top 5% of chapters in the world.

  • Mar 17, 2016 11:11 AMMeet Student Ambassador Michael Gallagher, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
    Michael Gallagher, senior at BGSU, spent his fall semester working a co-op at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC in Elyria, Ohio. Bendix is a company that is constantly growing, and specializes in manufacturing braking systems for trucks and other commercial vehicles. During his tenure, he was a co-op in the Global Purchasing Excellences department, and his job was to assist buyers on his team with their daily tasks.

  • Mar 17, 2016 9:59 AMPartnerships in Master of Accountancy Program Yields Additional Students from Other Universities
    The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program at BGSU draws students from all over to participate in their program mainly because of its reputation and prestige. BGSU is one of 171 universities worldwide to hold the highest accreditation in both business and accounting programs. This accreditation is from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and has ranked BGSU in the top 2% of the world.

  • Mar 17, 2016 9:50 AMBGSU Sales Team Earns Victory at Inaugural Sales Competition at University of Toledo
    BGSU students Phil Rich and Jessica Miller brought home a first place team finish at the first annual University of Toledo Sales Competition on February 25-27. BGSU tied for first with Baylor University. There were 30 universities competing in this event from around the country, with each school entering one student in the lower division and one student in the upper division.

  • Mar 4, 2016 3:22 PMNew Assistant Marketing Professor Joins Department
    This year our department welcomed Dr. Fei Weisstein who came from The University of Texas – Pan American where she was also an assistant professor of marketing. She earned her Ph.D. in marketing in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from San Francisco State University.

  • Mar 4, 2016 3:21 PMStudent Marketing Chapter Among Best in the World
    They did it again in 2015! For the second consecutive year, the BGSU chapter of the American Marketing Association earned the Bronze Chapter Award. The Bronze status placed our chapter in the top 5% of all chapters in the world (out of 350 chapters). 2015 was also the tenth consecutive year the BGSU organization has been honored as an Outstanding AMA Chapter.

  • Mar 4, 2016 3:19 PMMarketing Department Presented Awards to Top 2 Graduating Seniors
    The Department of Marketing honored its top graduating senior in two specializations – marketing and sales and services marketing. The criteria to be selected by the faculty included overall GPA, involvement in student organizations as well as internship experience. The two winners were Kelsey Music (left) in marketing and Jane Swartz (right) in sales and services marketing. Dr. Bob Wu, retired chair, presented their awards at a reception last spring.

  • Mar 4, 2016 2:53 PMChristine Seiler Honored with Women of Distinction Award
    The Women of Distinction Award honors a student, staff member or faculty member who demonstrates excellence, ingenuity and the ability to overcome barriers that still exist for women. Criteria use to select women for this honor include being a lifelong advocate for promoting equity for women and girls, serve as a mentor/role model and are dedicated to empowering women and girls to achieve their goals.

  • Mar 4, 2016 2:49 PMMarketing Students Pitch Their Business Ideas to Investors in The Hatch™ 2016
    BGSU students have the chance to launch businesses through a “Shark Tank” type of event called The Hatch™. After working with a Falcon Mentor, they pitch their business ideas to a group of Alumni Investors. This year, The Hatch™ is adding several new elements. The program, which is touted as a best in class practice, opened up the competition to graduate students and is allowing teams of up to three students to compete. In addition, The Scrambler event was held in November to narrow the highly competitive applicant pool.

  • Mar 4, 2016 2:45 PMFaculty member Dr. Dwayne Gremler named Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Internationally renowned for his services marketing expertise and recognized as an Outstanding Marketing Teacher by the Academy of Marketing Science and a Master Teacher by the Marketing Management Association, Dr. Dwayne Gremler, a Fulbright Scholar, has added more to his list of honors. Dr. Gremler, Professor of Marketing, was designated by the BGSU Board of Trustees as a Distinguished Teaching Professor, the highest honor bestowed upon a current faculty member.

  • Mar 3, 2016 9:28 AMTom Daniels CAUGHT…Going Beyond Business as Usual
    College of Business student Christian Piazza started playing football at Bowling Green State University as a redshirted freshman. He never imagined that his fifth year at BGSU would lead to graduating with a Masters in Business Administration, and that’s all thanks to Tom Daniels.

  • Feb 22, 2016 7:00 AMFacebook Falcon
    BGSU business major Matt Kelly landed a job at Facebook working with big name companies to integrate the social media site onto their websites. After spending six years at the company, he decided to take some time off for himself.

  • Feb 22, 2016 7:00 AMFrom the classroom to the interview room
    Tyler Johnson was a student in the Master of Accountancy program and last fall, he was back on campus in a completely different capacity. Johnson is a staff audit associate at Rehmann and is now responsible for recruiting BGSU talent for his firm.

  • Feb 18, 2016 11:57 AMLearn more about Student Ambassador, Katie Staubus
    From June to December, Katie Staubus had the opportunity to complete a supply chain management internship with CACI, Inc. – Federal as an IT Buyer. There she worked with CACI customers to procure for their employees various IT equipment, ranging from laptops and accessories to detailed pieces to complete cabling construction at various locations.

  • Feb 18, 2016 11:12 AMBusiness Career Day Prepared Students to Excel at BGSU Job EXPO
    Business students at BGSU have great opportunities to achieve their goals of obtaining internships and full-time jobs through the University’s EXPO Job and Internship Fair which was held at the Perry Field House on February 9. To ensure students demonstrated their highest potential to impress employers, the Business Career Accelerator hosted its annual Business Career Day event the day before the EXPO. Business Career Day built upon the success of previous years by presenting popular sessions and adding some new topics. The sessions featured insight from representatives from the College of Business’s employer partners.

  • Feb 18, 2016 11:08 AMBig Four Leadership Event Helps Students Advance Careers and Impress Employers
    Accounting students at BGSU are getting a college experience that goes beyond business as usual. Representatives from the Big Four Accounting Firms came to campus for one event to share valuable insight about the accounting profession as well as network with students. This was the first year the student chapter Beta Alpha Psi, the National Accounting Society, was able to welcome representatives from all four firms - Deloitte, PwC, EY, and KPMG.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:55 AMServing As Student Ambassador Gives Unique Leadership and Networking Opportunities
    To become a College of Business Student Ambassador, students apply to the dean through a highly selective process, and then once selected as a “candidate,” students go through a rigorous eight-week course to develop their networking, oral presentation, and leadership skills. These students use their polished skills to interact with prominent alumni, current students, and prospective students and their parents to help the dean promote the College.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:24 AMAlumnus Back on Campus to Check Out how the College is Going Beyond Business As Usual
    David Stickler '83, one of Big River Steel’s founding investors and a member of the company’s board of directors, was named chief executive officer in August 2015.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:21 AMStudents Gain Real-World Sales Experience Through Partnership with Hickory Farms
    Students taking the Advanced Sales and Sales Planning class (MKT 4500) this semester won’t be just learning about sales from a book in the classroom. This class is “Going Beyond Business as Usual” with students “hitting the road” to sell Hickory Farms specialty gift baskets to businesses as gifts for their employees and customers. Proceeds from the student sales will be used to establish a Hickory Farms Sales Scholarship at BGSU.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:20 AMManagement Professor Journeys to India to Gather Research About Leadership and Relationships in Unique Harmonious Environment
    In order to enhance their classroom teaching and publish scholarly articles, professors sometimes take a faculty improvement leave (FIL). Dr. Jane Wheeler, associate professor of management, is using part of her spring semester FIL to trek to Auroville, India, to immerse herself in a unique cultural experience. Her goal is to understand more about the Indian perspective on personal growth, relationships, and leadership development, her areas of research interest in the field of organization development and leadership. She also wants to explore possible opportunities for crosscultural exchanges between students in Auroville and BGSU students.

  • Feb 17, 2016 4:00 PMHansen Musical Arts Series features Detroit Symphony Orchestra official
    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Paul W. Hogle will bring his wit and wisdom to Bowling Green State University and the Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 with a talk titled “Music: Turning a Commodity into Community.”

  • Feb 11, 2016 1:39 PMBGSU among top business schools for veterans
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration is one of the best business schools in the country for America’s veterans, according to Military Times magazine. BGSU has been recognized in all four years of the survey.

  • Feb 8, 2016 7:00 AMLeading for success
    A management class service learning project provided a real-world application that taught teamwork, business planning, social responsibility and giving back to one’s community by raising money for charities.

  • Feb 1, 2016 7:00 AMSimulated business
    BGSU business students are showing they've got the right stuff when it comes to running a multi-million dollar company. A team made up of four accounting majors qualified as a "Top 6" finalist for the 2015 Fall Capsim Challenge, a biannual competition hosted in the fall and spring that allows teams to run a simulated company.

  • Jan 28, 2016 7:13 AMGoing Beyond Business As Usual is something the College of Business takes very seriously.
    High school senior Bryce Harwood attended College of Business Day recently and experienced firsthand just how seriously the College takes this mission.

  • Jan 21, 2016 3:00 PMGourmet Chef and Dean, Ray Braun, uses his famous meat rub to teach entrepreneurship
    What do you get when you combine a dean, a faculty member, two falcon flames, a road trip, pork and an entrepreneurial spirit? You guessed it--an experiential learning project in the College of Business at BGSU!

  • Jan 21, 2016 2:57 PMSupply Chain Organization Continues To Earn Highest International Award for Excellence
    Achieving Platinum status two years in a row is a daunting feat for collegiate supply chain chapters, however, this is the sixth consecutive Platinum award for the BGSU chapter, keeping it among the top ten chapters in the world.

  • Jan 21, 2016 2:50 PMOhio governor appoints business alumnus to BGSU board of trustees
    Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed David O’Brien of Westlake, Ohio, to the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees for a term running until May 17, 2024.

  • Jan 11, 2016 7:00 AMOptimizing cancer therapy
    Arka Roy always wanted to be a medical doctor, but he was never too excited about medicine. Instead, he fell in love with mathematics. It turns out, math proved to be the perfect tool for Roy to enlist in the fight against cancer. He focuses his research on optimal decision-making under uncertainty with applications in cancer radiation therapy.

  • Dec 26, 2015 12:00 AMThe GM/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition
    The General Motors / Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition was held on Oct 8 - 11, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Detroit's Renaissance Center. BGSU had a team of four attend the GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition. Nineteen universities from all over the US as well as three international universities (China, Mexico, and Poland) participated in the competition.

  • Dec 16, 2015 11:42 AMInternational Graduate Student Describes Diwali Festival Celebrated in India
    In America, the holidays are highlighted with a lot of celebrating, shopping, and decorating in December. India celebrates a huge festival during November. Suresh Gajapathy, a Master of Applied Statistics student, describes the Diwali festival celebrated in his home country.

  • Dec 16, 2015 11:29 AMGraduate Accounting Students Reflect on Holiday Season in Puerto Rico
    Two international Master of Accountancy students - Limary Lopez-Ortiz and Antonio Soto Rodriguez - have fond memories of the holiday season from their home country of Puerto Rico. It is much different from American winter holidays.

  • Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AMAccounting Professor “Flips” His Classroom with Technology
    Today’s lecturing environment is no longer a blackboard, lectern, and a teacher standing at the front of a classroom with PowerPoints. It is a video camera on a tripod, a green screen, and bright photography lights because faculty are capturing their lectures through video and posting the recordings online for students to watch as homework.

  • Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AMClass Assignment Promotes Team Building and Benefits Charities in Service Learning Project
    A management class project this semester not only provided a real-world application that taught team work and business planning, but it also taught social responsibility and giving back to one’s community by raising money for charities. Dr. Sherry Sullivan, who teaches the MGMT 4700 - Leading for Success class, says this is not a typical team project. “It has real-life impact on people who need assistance. It is an opportunity to use business training and experience to benefit others and to showcase student talents and abilities.”

  • Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AMEmployers Seek ISAC Students from one of Few Programs in the World
    As the world of business becomes more and more reliant on technology, the fields within information technology (IT) are growing and prospering. BGSU’s College of Business is keeping up with this trend by providing students with a number of specializations related to business information systems and also encouraging students to get involved in the IT-related professional organization.

  • Dec 11, 2015 4:40 PM Class of 2015 Success Stories: Executive Master of Organization Development
    A unique component of the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program at BGSU is the semester-long client project, which is part of the capstone Mastering Change course. The program seeks field experience projects typically from the nonprofit or public sector. These projects support the community and augment the client’s often limited resources by providing specialized expertise that might otherwise be unavailable.

  • Dec 11, 2015 4:33 PMOrganization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France
    One of the great experiences students have in the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program is an international field study tour. An intensive one-week study abroad program was added in 2014 to provide a global perspective to the program.

  • Dec 11, 2015 4:16 PMCollege of Business Hosted “Demystifying the Flipped Classroom”
    The College of Business hosted an innovative teaching summit, “Demystifying the Flipped Classroom,” on Nov. 5 to introduce and share flipped learning with the University community and partners at other institutions.

  • Dec 7, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: Power Play
    Reid Mankowski’s day begins early and ends late. In fact, you might wonder when he finds time to sleep. Mankowski manages to fit classes, several jobs, student activities and coaching youth hockey into his day. Despite a schedule that often exceeds 80 hours per week, Mankowski will graduate summa cum laude Dec. 18 with his business administration degree and a specialization in accounting. And if that isn’t impressive enough, he is graduating a semester early and funding his college education.

  • Nov 19, 2015 1:29 PMStudents “Sell” Their Way to Advance to National Sales Competition
    The winners of the BGSU Sales Competition were announced at the Sales Awards Banquet held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Historically, the BGSU Sales Competition has been highly competitive because the top two winners earn an automatic berth to the National Collegiate Sales Competition where BGSU has a long tradition of excellence.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:31 PMChinese Visiting Faculty Learn Our Teaching Methods by Taking Classes
    Four faculty members from Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China are here at BGSU learning how we teach our statistics, operations research, and MIS classes so they can return to their country and adopt similar teaching methods and materials in their classrooms. BGSU’s College of Business and TPU established a partnership that includes a new 3 + 1 educational program and an exchange of faculty members.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PMSymposium Provides Career Info About High Job Growth in Insurance Industry
    It is estimated there will be 50,000 insurance job openings, including the health care sector, over the next five years. Students had the chance to learn more about these career opportunities at the first annual Insurance and Risk Management Symposium, hosted by the finance department. The event’s theme was “Industry Trends & Career Opportunities” which featured a panel of seven insurance professionals who shared their career insights with students.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PMTwo Highly Successful Alums Share Experiences with Graduate Students
    Business graduate students get a unique opportunity once a month to learn from already successful business people through the Graduate and Executive Programs in Business Leadership Lecture Series featuring different alumni. In October, the College of Business had alumnus John J. Riedl participate in the Leadership Series.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:05 PMBGSU Alumnus and His Company “Make Noise” on NASDAQ Stock Market
    BGSU College of Business alumni are continuing to make things happen!” Those are the words of Brad Seaman, a 1982 alumnus who is now chairman of the board of directors at CPI Card Group (“CPI”). Seaman and the CPI’s management team celebrated the company’s initial public offering (IPO) on October 9th by ringing the Opening Bell on the Nasdaq in Times Square.

  • Nov 16, 2015 4:01 PMCulture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual
    The College of Business is creating a culture of engagement where students develop and sharpen essential business skills such as critical thinking, communication, presentation, collaboration and teamwork inside and outside the classroom. We continue to go beyond business as usual compared to other traditional business programs.

  • Nov 16, 2015 3:54 PMEconomics Alumnus Credits BGSU for Successful Career Journey; Wants to Bring Electric Buses to Alma Mater
    Greg Davis’s undergraduate and graduate college education did not take a typical path as most students. He credits Bowling Green State University for helping to give him the fortitude to complete his education. “I would describe my educational journey at BGSU as a long one,” states Davis, who graduated with an undergraduate degree in economics in 2008 and a master’s in economics five years later.

  • Nov 3, 2015 11:18 AMCulture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual
    The College of Business is creating a culture of engagement where students develop and sharpen essential business skills such as critical thinking, communication, presentation, collaboration and teamwork inside and outside the classroom. We continue to go beyond business as usual compared to other traditional business programs.

  • Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AMAlumna finds career happiness
    As she headed toward graduation and her future post-college, alumna Corrie Jones knew who she wanted to be her first employer—Owens Corning. Jones had done an internship there and appreciated the company's values and how they shared a passion for her favorite cause—Habitat for Humanity.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:32 AMAlumni Update
    Several of our readers reached out to us after our last newsletter to let us know what’s happening in their lives. Here is what some of our alumni have been doing.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:29 AMColloquium Series for 2014-2015
    Dr. Sebastian Roelands served as colloquium coordinator and invited a variety of speakers to BGSU. Below is a list of our colloquia for 2014/15.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:27 AMEcon Club Update
    During the spring semester, the Econ Club welcomed several interesting speakers to their meetings covering a variety of topics. BGSU professors Dr. Quinn, Dr. VanderHart, and Dr. Benedict, spoke to the club members about their research thesis/papers in Economics.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:18 AMStudent Achievements and Awards
    We had several students win department and college awards at the fall 2015 Honors and Awards Banquet.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:13 AMCongratulations ODE Inductees
    The Economics Department inducted several new members into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the Economics Honorary Society.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:34 PMLiving the Life of a Market Analyst
    When I first met Kevin Fowler, I was fairly new as department chair, worried about making mistakes, but loving one part of the job, advising all of the economics majors. Kevin was one of those individuals I started to advise early on. He was a bit on the quiet side, but I could tell immediately that here was a person who was interested in learning. After graduating from BGSU with a BS-Economics degree in May of 2014, Kevin has certainly used the skills developed as an economics major to find a job that suits him very well.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:25 PMI Spent the Summer Eating Bugs. Crickets to be Specific
    In the last year I have had the honor of representing Bowling Green State University in the Ohio Export Internship Program. A selective classroom/internship experience hosted through a partnership between The Ohio State University and The Ohio Development Services Agency.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:18 PMErik Dupont and the BAT: SMOKIN’!
    If you go to the Bloomberg Institute website and look at their Hall of Fame for the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) for February 2015, you will see Erik Dupont as the third place finisher, IN-THE-WORLD. For those of you who know Erik, it should come as no surprise. Razor-sharp intelligence and a deep understanding of economics and finance are what Erik brings to any arena, but especially when he dons his finance hat.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:11 PMBen Zauski Win’s the Karl Vogt Award
    The Karl E. Vogt Award is presented to the student who is considered THE outstanding graduating senior in the College, demonstrating superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities. This award was named in honor of a former dean of the College of Business Administration.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:00 PMEconomics Professors Retire
    Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict retired from BGSU on June 30, 2015 and was granted Emeritus status upon retirement. Mary Ellen joined the Economics Department in 1991 as an assistant professor, was promoted to full professor in 2002, and served as department chair from 2011-2015. Dr. Kyoo Kim, retired from BGSU on June 30, 2015 and was granted Emeritus status upon retirement. Dr. Kim joined the Economics Department in 1978 as an assistant professor and was promoted to full professor in 1989.

  • Oct 23, 2015 10:50 AMDr. Kevin Quinn Promoted to Full Professor
    Kevin Quinn has been with the Department of Economics for twenty-five years. Most of you tell the “Quinn” stories about how he continually gets chalk on his back or how interesting his office is decorated. However, as most of you know, Dr. Quinn is so much more: highly intellectual, immensely funny, and highly engaging as a professor and colleague. He recently advanced to full professor, a promotion well-deserved due to his service to the University, his research, which includes articles on history of thought and teaching economics, and teaching a variety of courses for the Department.

  • Oct 19, 2015 3:24 PMThe Business District Inspires Passion for Business and Lifelong Friendships
    In its inaugural year, The Business District has been highly successful through inspiring student interest in business careers and by creating the friendly atmosphere of a close-knit community.

  • Oct 19, 2015 3:18 PMBest Practices in Business Analytics Symposium
    Company representatives and students attended the Business Analytics Symposium at Bowling Green State University where they learned the impact of combining marketing with analytics to create leading-edge business practices.

  • Oct 19, 2015 3:07 PM4th Annual Women in Leadership Conference Another Success
    “The power of diversity is so great, that diverse teams outperform smarter teams,” Sallie Krawcheck, respected Wall Street executive said to a ballroom filled with more than 600 people at Bowing Green State University’s Women in Leadership conference on September 30.

  • Oct 19, 2015 2:56 PMSCMI Networking Dinner
    More than 250 students, faculty, staff, and company representatives gathered for the Fall SCMI Networking Dinner which was a joint meeting with Toledo APICS. The program featured speakers from the newest SCMI member companies who shared their supply chain expertise.

  • Oct 19, 2015 2:42 PMDr. Gremler Travels Around the Globe Sharing Research Experience with Young Scholars
    He has been honored for his research and teaching expertise and his contributions to the service marketing field by international marketing associations. Now the BGSU service marketing professor is assisting up-and-coming scholars globally to succeed in their research endeavors by sharing his own experiences.

  • Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PMMSA ranked high by TFE Times
    Bowling Green State University’s Master of Business in Analytics (MSA) was ranked 23rd in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). The MSA rankings were based on GMAT scores, starting salary and bonus, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate and full time graduates employed at graduate and three months after graduation.

  • Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PMMaster of Financial Economics ranked 6th in country
    Bowling Green State University’s Master of Business in Analytics (MSA) was ranked 23rd in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). The MSA rankings were based on GMAT scores, starting salary and bonus, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate and full time graduates employed at graduate and three months after graduation.

  • Oct 12, 2015 8:41 AMA global business perspective
    Sarah Zibbel, director of human resources for global manufacturing at Owens-Illinois, has a lot of stamps on her passport thanks to the travel required by her job. But, she said the trip to South America required for graduation from Bowling Green State University’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, still opened her eyes.

  • Oct 5, 2015 7:00 AMSupply Chain Management student wins international award
    Robert Everard, a senior majoring in supply chain management and applied economics, was honored with one of the most esteemed awards from the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), a leading professional association for supply chain and operations management in the world.

  • Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PMFall Events Engage Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni
    The academic year kicked off with a series of exciting events hosted by the College of Business and the Dean. Students, faculty and staff enjoyed the Dean’s Picnic on the Green with hot dogs and hamburgers while participating in outdoor games in a festive atmosphere.

  • Sep 21, 2015 3:00 PMCollege Welcomes New Board Members
    The College of Business is pleased to announce the appointment of five new members to the College’s Leadership Council and Young Alumni Board. The Leadership Council is comprised of successful alumni who advise the dean on curricula, alumni affairs, student mentorship, internships and co-ops, job placement and faculty engagement with industry.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:57 PMWomen in Business Leadership Student Organization “Growing” Beyond Business As Usual
    Women in Business Leadership (WBL) was established as a student organization in 2013 with the mission of providing a forum for educating, engaging, connecting and promoting women to become successful leaders. Since its inception, WBL has grown from 20 to 50 members with the goal of reaching 100 members by the end of the 2015-16 academic year.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:56 PMThe Business Analytics and Intelligence program at BGSU is gaining worldwide recognition and graduate Trevor Bischoff is a testament to the program
    Bowling Green State University alumnus Trevor Bischoff continues to make his alma mater proud and strengthen the Falcon reputation of producing top students who are prepared for a successful career.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:54 PMHatchling Elsa Vogel Continues Successful Ventures
    Elsa Vogel had a very successful evening presenting her business idea, Pieces of Me, during the 2014 Hatch event. She walked off the stage with investor support and a hunger for entrepreneurship.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:52 PMCBA Teaches Student Artists to be Entrepreneurs
    The College of Business is helping BGSU art students gain an understanding of the business side of art through an art entrepreneurship class. The class is an offshoot of the entrepreneurship minor, offered through the College of Business Administration to students from any major.

  • Sep 21, 2015 2:50 PMA Message from the Dean Braun
    I am pleased to announce that U.S. News and World Report just released their annual rankings, and the College of Business at BGSU is among the top tier of business schools in the country.

  • Sep 9, 2015 1:42 PMStudents Living in Business District Enjoy Hands-on Events
    Since the start of fall semester, students living in The Business District in Kreischer Darrow Hall have participated in a number of fun, interactive activities.

  • Aug 19, 2015 3:16 PMAwards Presented to Faculty and Staff During Opening Day; O-I Professor Named
    The College is proud to have such outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to student learning, to the College of Business, and to their fields of study. Each year faculty and staff are nominated for awards and the winners are announced at the Opening Day Luncheon held prior to the start of fall semester classes.

  • Aug 17, 2015 10:12 AMCollege Announces Two Department Chairs and Welcomes New Faculty Members
    With the new academic year comes some changes to the College of Business with two new chairs and several full-time faculty. Dr. Peter VanderHart, professor, was appointed chair of the economics department, replacing Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict who retired in the spring. Dr. Susan Kleine was named the interim chair of the marketing department, replacing Dr. Bob Wu who also retired. Dr. Kleine is an associate professor and has been serving as the Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at the University.

  • Aug 17, 2015 9:49 AMHigh School Teachers Can Earn Professional Development Credits through College of Business
    BGSU’s College of Business continues going beyond business as usual. We have initiated many programs and activities that differentiate us from other business schools. One of these new programs allows high school business teachers to earn two professional development units by attending a workshop being offered at locations around the state on the topic of financial literacy. This initiative is in collaboration with the BGSU College of Education which will oversee the workshop content.

  • Aug 17, 2015 9:35 AMThe Hatch™ Takes Flight Across the Globe
    With the huge success of BGSU’s unique entrepreneurial program The Hatch™, other universities across the globe have contacted our Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership about assistance in starting up a similar program at their institutions. As a result of the high interest, the Dallas-Hamilton Center is beta testing a Hatch licensing program with ten other universities - two in Asia, two in Europe, four in the U.S. and two local community colleges.

  • Aug 17, 2015 9:30 AMInsurance Specialization Added to Business Program
    Due to a projected strong job growth in the insurance industry, the Department of Finance is now offering a new specialization in insurance, along with a minor in insurance. At the national level, more than half of insurance professionals are projected to retire by 2025, creating ample opportunities for entry and career advancement for insurance graduates. According to a recent workforce study by Regionomics, based in Columbus, the insurance industry in the state of Ohio alone will require approximately 26,000 new workers to fill positions open between now and 2020. The state of Ohio ranks seventh in the nation with over 250 insurance companies and 100,000 employees.

  • Aug 14, 2015 2:50 PMClass of 2019 Begins College Education
    The College of Business is excited to welcome another incoming freshman class. The Class of 2019 is larger than last year’s, an increase of more than ten percent.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:43 PMCollege of Business Hatches Entrepreneur
    Jerrod Witt was destined to become an entrepreneur. “Jerrod was the little kid who got into everything!” exclaimed his mother. “He was always taking things apart and putting them back together in an unusual way but with a purpose. I knew from the time Jerrod was very young that he was going to become an entrepreneur,” she added.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:40 PMDr. Sullivan Selected for 2015 Award for Excellence
    Management Professor, Dr. Sherry Sullivan, has again been honored for her scholarly contributions. She has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for Career Development International in the Emerald Literati Network 2015 Awards for Excellence. Only two reviewers were chosen for this honor.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:28 PMOrganization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France
    One of the great experiences students have in the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program is an international field study tour. An intensive one-week study abroad program was added in 2014 to provide a global perspective to the program. Similar to last year, the cohort of executive graduate students was impressed with what they saw and learned from this unique experience.

  • Jul 20, 2015 2:14 PMCollege Helps Organize Business Analytics Symposium in China; Educational Program Created
    BGSU’s business analytics program is being recognized internationally as a U.S. leader in this data driven field of study because of its annual business analytics symposium and the specialization the College of Business offers. Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China asked BGSU professor and chair of the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research, Dr. Arthur Yeh, to assist that university in organizing a business analytics symposium similar to ours as well as present as a speaker.

  • Jul 14, 2015 9:08 AM2015 Hall of Fame
    The 2015 inductees into the Dallas-Hamilton Center Hall of Fame were Drew Forhan ‘81, Kathy Hunt ‘84, Richard Kappel ‘69 and Gene Novak ‘74.

  • Jul 14, 2015 7:57 AMEconomics Distinguished Professor Honored By Carnegie Mellon
    Not only has Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict received numerous honors as an economics faculty member at BGSU, but she was recently presented an alumni association award by the Heinz College at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Benedict was selected for the Distinguished Alumni Award based on her outstanding achievements.

  • Jul 13, 2015 6:30 AMBlue Brides
    Planning a wedding can be exciting, joyful and especially stressful. But what happens when the wedding is over and the marriage begins? Dr. Laura Stafford, director of the School of Media and Communication at Bowling Green State University, conducted a study that takes a closer look at the experience of postnuptial depression.

  • Jul 6, 2015 7:30 AMCollege of Business hatches entrepreneur
    Jerrod Witt was destined to become an entrepreneur. “Jerrod was the little kid who got into everything!” exclaimed his mother. “He was always taking things apart and putting them back together in an unusual way but with a purpose. I knew from the time Jerrod was very young that he was going to become an entrepreneur,” she added.

  • Jun 15, 2015 2:00 PMArts/ESHP
    What will I do after graduation? It’s a big question faced by every student. It’s a particularly pressing question for art students, who after completing their studies often don't have well-defined career paths available to them. Tim Smith, President of the Medici Circle, a group that has long supported School of Art students and programs, recognized the problem and decided to do something about it.

  • May 28, 2015 1:00 PMCollege of Business Spotlights

  • May 26, 2015 12:00 PME-Week Celebrated Innovation and Passion
    The spirit of entrepreneurship was evident during Entrepreneurship Week (E-Week) as thousands gathered for a variety of outstanding events. The week kicked off with a breakfast featuring Jamie Zulch, owner of Jamie's Seams to Fit & The Formal Detail, who discussed her small business startup.

  • May 19, 2015 2:00 PMSummer Faculty Research Awards Announced
    The College of Business sees how critical it is for faculty to conduct scholarly research, so each year the College, along with the Supply Chain Management Institute, financially supports projects through Summer Research Awards. Members of the College’s Faculty Achievement Committee and Dean Raymond Braun are pleased to announce the following 2015 award winners and their research project titles:

  • May 18, 2015 1:45 PMDepartments Honor Their Top Graduating Seniors
    This spring, three departments in the College of Business honored their top graduating seniors. The Department of Management recognized the year’s outstanding graduating senior for each specialization. Recipients of the award are based on overall GPA, leadership in student professional organizations, campus or community organizations, co-op/internship experience and positive contributions to the respective programs. The 2015 winners include the following:

  • May 18, 2015 1:45 PMSeniors Attend Class Luncheon; Karl Vogt Winner Announced
    Graduating seniors gathered for their Graduation Luncheon and Time Capsule Ceremony with one last opportunity to enjoy conversations with their classmates. The seniors heard their “Last Lectures” from two professors they selected – Dr. Dan Klein, finance, and Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict, economics.

  • May 18, 2015 1:45 PMSupply Chain Institute Welcomes New Member Companies
    The Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) at BGSU has a tradition of engaging the business community and cultivating strong relationships with supply chain professionals to enhance the field of supply chain and to connect BGSU students with supply chain recruiters. SCMI membership for 2015-2016 has grown to include 20 companies, including three new companies - Worthington Industries, Dana Holding Corporation, and United Technologies Aerospace Systems.

  • May 18, 2015 11:00 AMFaculty Honored for Excellence by Leadership Council
    The College of Business Leadership Council created Faculty Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty accomplishments in teaching, engaging with industry to provide experiential learning, and using technology to improve learning outcomes. This was the second year for the Leadership Council to honor the outstanding contributions made by faculty to achieve the Council’s vision. The award selections were made by a committee from the Leadership Council.

  • May 18, 2015 10:30 AMFaculty Promotions Approved By BGSU Board of Trustees
    Congratulations to the following individuals promoted by the Board of Trustees. We appreciate their service to the University and their commitment to students.

  • May 5, 2015 1:15 PMBest Wishes to Retiring Faculty
    The College of Business is saying goodbye to nine faculty at the end of this academic year due to changes in the State Teachers Retirement System’s structure. This is the third and last article in a series spotlighting faculty who are retiring from BGSU.

  • May 5, 2015 1:00 PMGraduating International Student Finds His “Home” is BGSU
    For graduating senior Pedro Petribu, no distance is ever too far to travel toward his dreams.

  • May 4, 2015 9:30 AMStudents Apply Services Marketing Concepts Through Real World Projects
    Each semester the Service Marketing Institute organizes a Service Blueprint Competition with students enrolled in Dr. Dwayne Gremler’s Service Marketing course (MKT 4050). Teams of students go out into the local community and find a services-oriented business or organization to study customer and employee interactions. Students prepare a detailed service blueprint as a graded assignment and have 10 minutes to present the highlights of their service blueprints and service improvement recommendations to a panel of judges.

  • May 4, 2015 9:30 AMStudents Demonstrate Prowess in “Spirited” Business Olympics
    To earn the coveted “Golden Tie” award and a prize, 20 teams of business students competed in the 3rd annual Business Olympics.

  • May 4, 2015 7:00 AMClass of 2015 Success Stories: From Brazil to BG
    For graduating senior Pedro Petribu, no distance is ever too far to travel toward his dreams. The Recife, Brazil, native has never been shy about seeking out success. Luckily for both him and BGSU, his personal success has gone hand in hand with that of the organizations with which he has become involved.

  • Apr 29, 2015 12:15 PMEmployers Impressed with Student Performance at Speed Interviews
    Business students at BGSU get workforce ready by preparing for job interviews as part of the marketing curriculum. Each semester students enrolled in the Introduction to Marketing (MKT 2010) course learn how to “sell” themselves with a two-minute “elevator pitch” to business employers in an event called Speed Interviews. This event is the highlight of the course which teaches students how to “package” themselves much like the concepts they learn through the course in marketing a product. They move from employer to employer after their two-minute pitch and three-minute employer feedback.

  • Apr 27, 2015 10:45 AMSales Education Foundation Names BGSU Among Top Sales Programs in U.S.
    In the upcoming 2015 edition of its annual publication, BGSU is named a “Top University Sales Program” by the Sales Education Foundation. According to the Foundation, these university programs are recognized for preparing students for careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession.

  • Apr 17, 2015 10:30 AMExperts Advise How to Be a “Disruptive Force in Business” and Create Change
    With the largest audience since its inception twelve years ago, the Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship featured experts who presented their insights on how to challenge the status quo and be a disrupter that results in changing the way business is done.

  • Apr 16, 2015 11:00 AMStudent Marketing Chapter Among Best in the World Once Again
    They have done it again! For the second consecutive year, the BGSU chapter of the American Marketing Association has earned the Bronze Chapter Award. The Bronze status places our chapter in the top 5% of all chapters in the world (more than 350 chapters). This is also the tenth consecutive year the BGSU organization has been honored as an Outstanding AMA Chapter.

  • Apr 16, 2015 10:45 AMHigh School Business Teacher Has Passion for BGSU Business Program; One Reason is The Hatch
    Even though he is not a BGSU alum, high school business teacher Phil Forshey knows the quality of the business program at BGSU and encourages all of his students to enroll here, even his own daughters. Forshey teaches at Canton South High School in northeast Ohio, and “practices what he preaches.” His oldest daughter, Alivia, is currently a student at BGSU and his younger daughter, Savanna (“Vanni”), has been admitted to BGSU to study business in the fall.

  • Apr 16, 2015 9:30 AMStudents “Hatch” a Deal with Investors to Launch Startups
    The Stroh Center was packed with 3,500 cheering fans anxious to see which of the nine student entrepreneurs would convince Falcon Alumni Investors to fund their business ideas at The Hatch™. After presenting their business ideas “Shark Tank-” style, two of the Hatchlings were successful in obtaining investments and four others received investor support to “hatch” their proposed business venture.

  • Apr 15, 2015 10:45 AMStudents “Sell” Their Way to National Sales Competition; Ludwig Finishes in the Top 12
    BGSU has a long tradition of excellence when competing against the best sales talent in the country at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC). The top two winners of the BGSU Sales Competition, Andrew Ludwig and Amy Wolf, competed at Kennesaw State University in Georgia April 7-10 and performed very well again this year. In fact, Ludwig earned his way into the semifinal round and placed in the top 12 out of 147 students who competed for the national title.

  • Apr 14, 2015 1:45 PMRetiring Faculty Provided Years of Teaching Excellence
    The College of Business will say farewell to nine faculty at the end of this academic year due to changes in the State Teachers Retirement System’s structure. This is the second article in a series spotlighting faculty who are retiring from BGSU.

  • Apr 14, 2015 12:45 PMMarketing Alumni Return to Campus to Reconnect and Network
    Marketing Alumni Day started three years ago with a one-day event for marketing department alumni to return to campus and network with fellow alums as well as current students. It has been such a success that it expanded to a two-day event and includes more networking opportunities.

  • Apr 14, 2015 12:00 PMMOD Program Contributes to Professional’s Career Success
    Ben Blanquera, Vice President of Growth Hacking for Pillar Technology, is a business and community leader in Columbus, Ohio. He has spent decades being a change agent and accelerator in roles such as: Vice President of Information Services, curator of Columbus Startup Digest, and founder of TechLife Ohio.

  • Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AMBGSU College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation
    The College of Business at Bowling Green State University has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, masters, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

  • Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AMFirst Two Annual National Investor Awards Go to BGSU Finance Alumni
    Another BGSU finance alumnus has won a prestigious national award that honors the most outstanding and innovative Corporate Plan Sponsors in North America. Neil Roache ‘96, Vice President, Investment Strategy and Private Markets for Exelon Corp. in Chicago, was the winner of the 2nd Annual Investor Intelligence Award for Alpha Generation. The first year’s winner of this award was BGSU alumnus Leo Svoboda ’08, senior portfolio manager, UPS Group Trust.

  • Apr 2, 2015 10:33 AMBGSU College of Business maintains AACSB accreditation
    The College of Business at Bowling Green State University has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB International is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.

  • Mar 27, 2015 4:04 PMDesigning Your Career
    Attendees of the 3rd annual Women in Business Leadership event, hosted by the BGSU College of Business, had the opportunity to hear from and network with successful women business leaders. The theme this year was “Designing Your Career.”

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PMMichael McGranaghan Honored by University For Outstanding Achievements
    Bowling Green State University honored one accomplished graduate from each of the seven colleges at the 2015 BGSU College Alumni Awards held March 7. Michael McGranaghan, a 1980 business graduate, was the alumnus recognized for the College of Business. In a career at Johnson and Johnson spanning more than 32 years, McGranaghan made significant contributions to the enterprise, including senior finance leadership roles in each segment of the business as well as procurement.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PMNew Peer Leaders Chosen to Transition Incoming Freshman Class
    After its inaugural year, the College of Business Peer Leader Program is a huge success. Twenty-five Peer Leaders went through four hours of training and made contact with incoming freshmen over the summer and continued their mentoring role throughout the academic year.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:15 PMCollege of Business Has Several Faculty Members Retiring; Three in Marketing
    With changes to the State Teachers Retirement System’s benefit structure, the College of Business will see nine faculty retire this year. Over the next three issues of Biz News, we will provide brief summaries about these dedicated and inspirational teachers who have had a positive impact on the students.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PMBGSU Finance Team Finishes Third in National Competition
    BGSU has another team of students that finished among the top colleges and universities. Business students Alex Batt and James Knippen represented BGSU in the Foundation for Financial Service Professionals (FSP) 2015 Industry Issues Competition. The competition offers colleges and universities the chance to explore important hot topics in the financial services profession. The critical issue of this year’s competition was “Career Evolution…How Did You Begin, Where Are You Now, and Where Do You Expect to Wind Up?” The finalists were selected from written submissions exploring three professional career paths and the top teams presented at the FSP Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona.

  • Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PMDr. Gremler Named Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Business students at BGSU have the benefit of learning from faculty who are world-renowned for their expertise. These dedicated faculty members share their insight and research with their students and have received recognition for their teaching excellence.

  • Mar 17, 2015 10:00 AMNew Theme Community Created for Business Students
    Coming to college can be a stressful time by leaving friends and family behind and finding new friends that have similar interests. BGSU has established a number of Learning Communities in residence halls to help in the transition and build a sense of “community” amongst the residents. Now freshmen and sophomores who are interested in studying business have the opportunity to live with other business students in a new theme community called The Business District.

  • Mar 16, 2015 4:00 PMFourteen Students Chosen to Become Student Ambassadors
    The College of Business Student Ambassador Program utilizes a select group of knowledgeable, motivated, and enthusiastic student leaders to assist the dean and the College with engaging business alumni, current students, and prospective students. Student Ambassadors represent the College at events both on- and off-campus.

  • Mar 9, 2015 2:30 PMCollege Loses Retired Economics Professor
    The College lost a retired faculty member and former chair of the economics department last month. J. David Reed, professor of economics, taught at BGSU for 37 years and served as chair for 8 years. He was hired in 1968 and appointed a full professor of economics in 1978. Dr. Reed retired from the University in 2005. During his tenure at BGSU, he traveled overseas where he helped to establish the environmental economic policy in Estonia.

  • Feb 23, 2015 10:30 AMStudent Case Competition Team Headed to APICS District Semifinals
    The BGSU student team from the Department of Management qualified to advance to the semifinal round of the 2015 APICS-Mid-Atlantic District Student Case Competition – The Fresh Connection.

  • Feb 18, 2015 8:30 AMBusiness Career Day Prepares Students to Find Their Dream Job
    Students came away with valuable resume and interviewing advice after attending the Business Career Accelerator’s Business Career Day, held the day before BGSU’s Spring EXPO Job and Internship Fair. Business Career Day kicked off with a panel of six employers answering student questions regarding what they look for when recruiting employees.

  • Feb 17, 2015 10:30 AMCorporate Executives to Present at Alma Mater’s Women in Leadership Event
    Some of the thousands of Bowling Green State University graduates take a career path that leads them to executive roles in high-profile corporations, and they drive these companies to success. These highly motivated business executives often return to campus and share their valuable insights with students, faculty, and the business community. This year’s Women in Leadership event on March 27 is an opportunity to learn from our outstanding alums.

  • Feb 16, 2015 1:15 PMHundreds Attend Supply Chain Management Spring Networking Dinner
    More than 300 students, faculty, staff, and supply chain professionals attended the Spring Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) Networking Dinner, held jointly with the Institute for Supply Management NAPM - Toledo. The University’s SCMI hosts a networking dinner for member companies and students the evening prior to BGSU’s EXPO Job and Internship Fair.

  • Feb 16, 2015 12:30 PMAlumnus Uses Business Expertise to Launch Nonprofit For Advanced Cancer Patients
    We usually think of entrepreneurs as business school graduates that launch for-profit businesses, but a 1997 BGSU marketing graduate was faced with a profound, life-changing experience that led him to use his business expertise, marketing savvy, and passion to launch a nonprofit organization in 2012. Troy Haslinger founded a nonprofit called Life Is Good No Matter What to honor his 39-year-old sister, Holly, who died from colon cancer, leaving behind a husband and three children.

  • Feb 12, 2015 12:30 PMDallas-Hamilton Newsletter
    Greetings from the Dallas-Hamilton Center (DHC) for Entrepreneurial Leadership at Bowling Green State University! We are pleased to bring you our inaugural newsletter highlighting our recent accomplishments.

  • Feb 4, 2015 9:00 AMA Week of Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    April 7 through 11 is a week packed with events to celebrate the spirit of entrepreneurship. New entrepreneurs, seasoned entrepreneurs, and yet-to-become entrepreneurs will be part of this celebration.

  • Jan 27, 2015 8:45 AMManagement Professor Elected to Lead International Business Organization in Midwest
    Dr. Man Zhang , associate professor of international business in the Department of Management, was elected president of the Academy of International Business (AIB)-U.S. Midwest Chapter. Dr. Zhang has been involved with AIB-Midwest since 2008. She served in different executive positions in this chapter, including secretary and program chair.

  • Jan 26, 2015 1:00 PMInnovation Celebrated During Global Entrepreneurship Week
    Agribusiness is one of the largest industries in northwest Ohio and it has a positive impact that stretches across the globe. Innovation in agribusiness as well as supply chain and logistics topics were part of the day’s celebration in conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week.

  • Jan 20, 2015 2:00 PMUniversity Honors 1982 Business Graduate for Distinguished Achievements
    Alicia Fernandez-Mott did not take the traditional route to becoming successful. As a mono-lingual Spanish speaking first grader in a Texas school district that only spoke English, Fernandez-Mott dropped out of school in the 10th grade, traveling around the country as a migrant agricultural worker. She later received her general equivalency diploma at age 30 and enrolled and graduated from BGSU with a business degree at the age of 38.

  • Jan 20, 2015 12:30 PMRecruitment for Fall Enrollment Shows Strong Results; College of Business Day is January 23
    With strong recruitment efforts continuing, the College is seeing an increased number of applications for fall 2015 with high school students who are performing academically higher. Applications from prospective students, and housing deposits are up in the College of Business compared to 2014.

  • Jan 20, 2015 10:00 AM2014 Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium
    Companies learned how they can transform their organizations into data science-driven enterprises at the Business Analytics Symposium hosted by the College of Business Center for Business Analytics on October 17 in Olscamp Hall 101. “Big Data” has become an important buzz word for business executives who are taking data and learning how to utilize it so they can make better decisions.

  • Jan 16, 2015 1:30 PMBGSU Alumnus to Lead California’s Business Development Efforts in China
    Ken Petrilla’s renowned international banking experience has led to California Governor Jerry Brown selecting him to lead his state’s business development efforts with China. Petrilla was recently named the executive director of the California-China Office of Trade and Investment, an agency Governor Brown created in conjunction with the Bay Area Council in 2013 to serve as a central office for California companies interested in entering or expanding in China as well as promoting and facilitating Chinese investment into California. According to a statement, the governor’s senior jobs advisor says Petrilla is “one of the most experienced international banking executives in California.”

  • Jan 16, 2015 1:15 PMCBA Rewards Point Program Continues to Engage Students; New Top Prize Added
    The intent of the College of Business Rewards Point Program is to motivate students to engage with the College through participating in designated activities and rewarding students with a prize depending on the number of points accumulated. After two and a half years, the results of the CBA Rewards Point Program continue to be highly successful.

  • Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PMPresident at Nationwide’s Property and Casualty Division is 1986 BGSU Grad
    Graduates from Bowling Green State University’s business program continue to go beyond business as usual and successfully lead highly notable companies. Their keen business expertise and strong leadership abilities have led to promotions to executive roles. Amy Shore is one of those BGSU graduates with nearly three decades of senior leadership experience and was recently promoted to president of Nationwide Insurance Property and Casualty Distribution – Exclusive.

  • Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PMSultz Honored with Financial Executive International Award
    Chad Sultz is a senior finance and accounting student who was selected to receive the Toledo Chapter’s Financial Executive International (FEI) Award. Sultz is a 4.0 student from Fremont, Ohio, who is working this semester as a tax intern with Rehmann and will work at Cooper Tire this summer. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in August, Sultz will enter the BGSU Master of Accountancy program in the fall.

  • Jan 13, 2015 2:00 PMHatchlings Selected for The Hatch 2015
    Eighty student applications were narrowed to ten of the best business ideas to compete for investor funding in The Hatch™ 2015. The Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership announced the 10 Hatchlings at the Global Entrepreneurship Week event on November 20. These Hatchlings are paired with an Alumni Mentor to make a business presentation in April to a panel of Falcon Investors in an event similar to the hit television show “Shark Tank.”

  • Dec 19, 2014 2:15 PMStudents Connect with Alum at NetJets to Learn About Possible Sales Careers
    Our business students have unique and valuable opportunities beyond the traditional classroom to connect with employers and alumni and learn about their businesses up close. A great example of this is a recent trip that BGSU students took to the NetJets aviation operations in Columbus. The Senior Vice President and Head of Sales for NetJets, Patrick Gallagher, is an alumnus of BGSU. He contacted Christine Seiler, who teaches the professional sales course (MKT 4400) and is the BGSU sales team coach, to discuss future recruitment of our sales students at his company.

  • Dec 19, 2014 11:30 AMA Sacrifice for Education: Marvin Njoroge’s Parents Made Enormous Sacrifices to Educate Their Children
    Marvin Njoroge, graduating this weekend, came to BGSU from Kenya, a country in the eastern part of Africa in the spring of 2010. His parents instilled the importance of education in him from a very young age, and Marvin tributes his success to the sacrifices made by his parents.

  • Dec 16, 2014 2:15 PMBusiness Student Shares Valuable Internship Experiences at Owens-Illinois
    The BGSU College of Business undergraduate curriculum goes beyond business as usual. Internships are strongly encouraged so students are able to obtain real-world experience and apply knowledge from their academic courses to the workplace. This is the final narrative in a series about current business students sharing their valuable internship experiences.

  • Dec 16, 2014 2:00 PMDr. Dwayne Gremler Recognized with Most Prestigious Honor in Services Marketing
    Internationally renowned and recognized as an Outstanding Marketing Teacher by the Academy of Marketing Science and Master Teacher by the Marketing Management Association, Dr. Dwayne Gremler, a Fulbright Scholar, has added another prestigious award to his list of honors. Dr. Gremler, Professor of Marketing, was presented the 2014 Christopher Lovelock Career Contributions Award given annually by the American Marketing Association’s Services Marketing Special Interest Group (SERVSIG). According to SERVSIG, this international award is given to “the individual whose teaching, research, and service have had the greatest long-term impact on the development of the services discipline.” This is the highest award presented in the field of services marketing.

  • Dec 16, 2014 2:00 PMPaul DePalma, a graduate of the Executive Master of Organization Development Program, is Owner and CEO of ADEPT Performance Systems
    Paul DePalma began college as a pre-med student at Boston College. He was quickly drawn toward business and ultimately ended up majoring in economics.

  • Dec 16, 2014 1:58 PMHoliday Traditions in Other Countries
    We are familiar with the American traditions of the holiday season with Christmas trees, Santa Claus, shopping, decorations, and special foods. It is interesting to read about how others around the world celebrate the holidays. A group of seven students from Puerto Rico are attending BGSU for the Master of Accountancy program. Two of them share their country’s holiday traditions in a related story.

  • Dec 15, 2014 3:15 PMGraduating Student Credits College of Business for Going Beyond Business As Usual
    Business students who have visited the Office of Undergraduate Student Development over the past few years are familiar with Lisa Knapke, or at least are familiar with her face. She has worked at the front reception desk of the undergrad office in between the purchasing co-ops she has had. Knapke just graduated in December with two specializations – accounting and supply chain. Because of her co-ops during her college career, she was offered a position at Emerson Climate Technologies before graduation.

  • Dec 15, 2014 8:15 AMThe Holidays in Puerto Rico are Much Anticipated and Enjoyed
    The Caribbean Island of Puerto Rico is known for year-round festivities and Christmas is the biggest of them all. Christmas in Puerto Rico basically starts on Thanksgiving and doesn’t end until January 6, The Three Kings Day. Family and friends gather to share their joys and their wishes for the New Year. It is a time of union and happiness.

  • Dec 12, 2014 8:15 AMWinners of SMI Service Blueprint Student Competition Announced
    Learning about service marketing goes beyond the typical classroom materials. Dr. Dwayne Gremler’s Service Marketing course (MKT 4050) requires teams of students to go out into the local community and find a services-oriented business or organization to study customer and employee interactions. Then the students prepare a detailed service blueprint as a graded assignment and winners selected by Dr. Gremler.

  • Dec 11, 2014 8:00 AMMarketing Course Helps Prepare Students for Employer Job Interviews
    The College of Business curriculum goes beyond the traditional classroom experience. Each semester students enrolled in the Introduction to Marketing (MKT 2010) course learn how to “sell” themselves with a two-minute “elevator pitch” to business employers in an event called Speed Interviews. This event is the highlight of the course which teaches students how to “package” themselves much like the concepts they learn through the course in marketing a product. They moved from employer to employer after their two-minute pitch and three-minute employer feedback.

  • Dec 5, 2014 1:00 PMEntrepreneurship Professor Featured in Nationwide Costco Publication
    Faculty in the College of Business are renowned for their expertise and accomplishments in research and in business. Dr. Gene Poor, Hamilton Endowed Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership and a BGSU Master Teacher, is a well-known expert in starting up ventures. In fact, one of his most successful startups is LifeFormations, a company that designs and builds realistic characters for themed attractions, museums and trade shows throughout the world.

  • Dec 5, 2014 10:30 AMBGSU Team Captures Bronze in International Case Competition
    Being the only U.S. competitors selected for the Final Round of an international case competition put pressure on American students to represent not only their country well but also to create a positive impression of Bowling Green State University. The BGSU team succeeded by placing third in the International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) Case Competition held at Ateneo de Manila University in the Philippines.

  • Nov 21, 2014 2:00 PMOur Students Are Workforce-Ready
    The BGSU College of Business goes beyond business as usual to prepare our students to be successful in their business careers. Nearly 100 students participated in one of the dean’s fall workshops. The Dean’s Guide to Practical Business consists of six two-hour workshops that cover dining etiquette, interviewing, networking, dressing for success, business travel, and dining with wine. The Dean’s Golf Workshop includes five two-hour sessions, such as putting, driving, and swinging, and concludes with participation in a golf scramble hosted by the Supply Chain Management Association. Through this workshop, students can successfully participate in company golf outings where business networking is common.

  • Nov 21, 2014 10:13 AMStudent entrepreneurs have opportunity to ‘hatch’ their business idea
    Ten Bowling Green State University students have been chosen out of 80 applicants to develop their business ideas and pitch them to investors through “The Hatch,” an entrepreneurial program run by the College of Business Administration.

  • Nov 19, 2014 9:00 AMBGSU MBA Program Adds Supply Chain Management Specialization
    The supply chain management specialization has long been a strong undergraduate program at Bowling Green State University. Now, students pursuing their Full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree can pursue a specialization in supply chain management. The new specialization was introduced in fall 2014. According the Dr. Janet Hartley, professor and director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, “We wanted our MBA students to have the opportunity to pursue the many career opportunities that are available in the field of supply chain management.”

  • Nov 17, 2014 1:30 PMBGSU Alum’s Technology StartUp Set to Revolutionize the Legal System
    Bob Battaglia has been a serial entrepreneur since graduating from BGSU in 1960 and has launched six successful businesses. His international ventures have included several clothes-related businesses, a unisex hairstyling salon, a trading company, and a pizza based restaurant chain. Domestically, he started a sleeping bag company and a pasta company, Fettuccine Bros., which he sold to Kraft, Inc. who changed the name to DiGiorno.

  • Nov 17, 2014 1:30 PMJohn Deere Provided Great Internship Experience for Supply Chain/Management Student
    The BGSU College of Business undergraduate curriculum goes beyond business as usual. Internships are encouraged so students are able to obtain real-world experience and apply knowledge from their academic courses to the workplace. Having an internship also improves a student’s chances of getting hired even before they graduate.

  • Nov 17, 2014 1:15 PMStudent Shares Memorable Experiences through Studying Abroad in Hong Kong
    Today’s business economy is global so BGSU’s College of Business goes beyond the usual in preparing our students to be global-ready through not only our curriculum but exciting opportunities to study abroad in a highly successful education abroad program. The College of Business has agreements with several universities in Europe and Asia where students can study abroad one or two semesters. BGSU has one of the larger undergraduate education abroad programs compared to other universities and works with students as early as their freshman year to develop an academic schedule over four years to allow time for an education abroad experience.

  • Nov 17, 2014 10:30 AMLudwig and Wolf are Winners of the BGSU Sales Competition
    The top three winners of the BGSU Sales Competition were announced at the Sales Awards Banquet held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Traditionally, the BGSU Sales Competition has been highly competitive, but this year the competition was especially fierce with first and second place winners’ scores separated by two-tenths of a point. Winning the competition was Andrew Ludwig, a marketing student, with Amy Wolf, who is specializing in sales and services marketing, earning second place. These two students win an automatic berth to the National Collegiate Sales Competition in April. John Rich, majoring in liberal studies, captured third place and will serve as an alternate in case one of the top two can’t compete.

  • Nov 12, 2014 10:00 AMBusiness Faculty Go Beyond the Classroom and Get Involved Helping Community Too
    Dr. Kenneth Snead has been recognized for his excellence with one of the University’s highest teaching designations – BGSU Master Teacher – and the College of Business Faculty Excellence Award presented by BGSU’s Undergraduate Student Government. He is also the director of the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program and has been instrumental in developing partnerships with other regional private colleges making it easier to enroll in the BGSU MAcc program after students earn their undergraduate accounting degrees.

  • Nov 12, 2014 9:45 AMSupply Chain Program Chalks Up Another Major Honor with Student Volunteer Award
    Recent graduate Chelsea Folk was honored with one of the most prestigious awards from APICS which is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management in the world. Folk was presented the Student Voluntary Service Award given annually to one student who demonstrates outstanding leadership and a commitment to volunteering to the local chapter and community.

  • Nov 10, 2014 3:30 PMNew Associate Director Selected to Drive Career Accelerator Office Forward
    With a decade of experience in the BGSU College of Technology’s co-op program, Tom Siebenaler will bring that expertise to the College of Business as the new associate director of the Business Career Accelerator Office. Siebenaler was most recently associate director of the Architecture and Applied Engineering Co-op Programs and before that was assistant director of the College of Technology’s Cooperative Education Program.

  • Nov 4, 2014 2:45 PMCollege Actively Fundraising for Construction of New Business Building
    BGSU has seen extensive changes to its campus over the past few years through the building of a variety of facilities, including several residence halls, a forensic crime lab, and the Stroh Center. The current Board of Trustees Master Plan includes constructing a new College of Business Building on the south side of the Education Building with an entrance from East Wooster Street.

  • Oct 31, 2014 2:15 PMBGSU Students Excel at Regional Sales Competition; Impress Employers
    Through the College of Business students have great opportunities to prepare for their business careers. One of those opportunities is competing in sales competitions. These competitions not only help students sharpen their sales skills, but it also helps provide them with employment possibilities after graduation.

  • Oct 27, 2014 7:00 AMTogether We Rally
    A successful alumnus, a motivated student and a mutual passion to help others are the catalysts behind a new BGSU program that will serve as a prototype for universities throughout the nation.

  • Oct 22, 2014 9:15 AMCase Competition Team Headed to Philippines for Final Round
    The BGSU College of Business case competition team was the sole U.S. team invited to compete in the final round of the International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) in late November.

  • Oct 21, 2014 4:45 PMRallyCap Sports Kicks Off to an Exciting Start at BGSU
    A community rallied together for the kickoff of a non-profit at BGSU that helps people with disabilities participate in sports and foster an environment of “together we rally.” RallyCap Sports is a non-profit founded in New Jersey by BGSU alum Paul Hooker ’75. He wanted to expand the non-profit outside of his state and partner with other universities. He contacted College of Business Dean Ray Braun who connected Hooker to current College of Business student Luke Sims, a senior specializing in marketing and entrepreneurship to collaborate in launching this recreational sports program on campus.

  • Oct 21, 2014 2:45 PMBGSU Sales Competition Finalists Are Announced
    The BGSU Sales Competition showcases our best and brightest students pursuing a career in professional selling. It has a long tradition of excellence and prestige associated with it and sponsoring companies come to the University to meet these students and recruit them for their companies.

  • Oct 21, 2014 2:30 PMHartley Selected for APICS Top Student Chapter Mentor Award & Honored by Ohio Magazine
    Our faculty, staff, and students in the supply chain management program continue to be selected for national and international recognition. Dr. Janet Hartley, management professor and director of the BGSU Supply Chain Management Institute, is the latest to be honored by APICS, the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management. She has been selected as the recipient of the 2014 Student Chapter Mentor Award which recognizes superior leadership and exceptional contributions as a mentor to a local student chapter.

  • Oct 20, 2014 10:30 AMAlicia Fernandez-Mott ‘82
    Alicia Fernandez-Mott is former chief, Division of Seasonal Farmworker Programs, Employment and Training Administration for the U.S. Department of Labor in Washington, D.C. From 1991 until her retirement in 2006, she managed job training programs for migrant workers across the nation and developed and monitored performance standards and financial management of funds to State governments, non-profit organizations and educational institutions.

  • Oct 20, 2014 10:30 AMMIS Student Describes Internship He Obtained His Freshman Year
    The BGSU College of Business undergraduate curriculum is focused on interactive teaching and emphasizes extracurricular activities that add value to a student’s business education. Internships are encouraged so students are able to obtain real-world experience and apply knowledge from their academic courses to the workplace. Having an internship also improves a student’s chances of getting hired even before they graduate.

  • Oct 20, 2014 9:30 AMHomecoming Events in College of Business Reconnect Alumni with Alma Mater
    Alumni returned to campus and visited the College of Business during Homecoming, a day packed with events that brought together alumni, students, faculty and staff. The day began with a delicious breakfast where attendees had casual conversations and reminisced about their college days with the College of Business Student Ambassadors.

  • Sep 22, 2014 9:15 AMSuccessful Executive to Chair Leadership Council and Encourages Fellow Alumni to Get Involved
    An accomplished business executive who has led global companies through change and challenge to profitable growth will be leading the College of Business Leadership Council, formerly known as the Board of Advocates, as the incoming chair. Steve Zirkel’s impressive resume includes more than two decades of executive experience for the Fortune 500 company Owens Corning at branches located around the globe. His most recent executive position has brought him back to the U.S. as the new vice president of marketing, sales, and commercial excellence for Algeco Scotsman, a global leader of modular space, secure portable storage solutions, and remote workforce accommodation management.

  • Sep 17, 2014 9:53 AMManagement Class Maps Out Supply Chain Impact With Hands-On Activity
    Senior lecturer, Ms. Karen Eboch, believes in interactive teaching in her management course (MGMT 3000). At the beginning of each semester, she assigns a reading by an environmentalist regarding how he got his cup of coffee. The chapter is from the book Stuff: The secret lives of everyday things by John C. Ryan and Alan Thein Durning. However, this semester she took the reading assignment a step further to improve the understanding of a supply chain through an interactive assignment.

  • Sep 16, 2014 3:44 PMAlumnus Teams up with Student to Launch Non-profit Rec Sports Organization at BGSU
    Athletic teams are often defined by their ability to come together to achieve a goal. The “rally cap” has become a symbol used in a variety of sports to encapsulate that powerful camaraderie. Teammates, coaches and fans join together in turning their hats inside out to spark a come-from-behind victory. A non-profit organization called RallyCap Sports, founded in New Jersey, is using this unique symbol to represent its goal of helping people with disabilities participate in sports in order to bring a community together and foster an environment of “together we rally.”

  • Sep 16, 2014 10:21 AMSupply Chain Professor Named Distinguished Scholar
    The BGSU supply chain program has a national reputation for excellence and one of the faculty members, Dr. Janet Hartley, continues to be recognized for her achievements. Dr. Hartley, Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, has been honored as a 2014 Academy of Management Operations, Management Division, Distinguished Scholar. The award was announced at the 2014 Academy of Management annual meeting in Philadelphia. This award is intended to honor distinguished leaders in the field of operations management in recognition of excellence and commitment to service dedication that impacts the discipline.

  • Sep 16, 2014 10:20 AMBusiness Career Accelerator Is a Catalyst for Students Finding Jobs
    The Business Career Accelerator had an innovative and productive summer and is ready to implement new resources and tools this fall to help students get jobs. The Career Accelerator, conveniently located inside the Business Building, is a unique student resource that BGSU’s College of Business provides compared to other business schools.

  • Sep 16, 2014 10:19 AMInternships Provide Students with Valuable Experience and Higher Chances of a Job After Graduation
    A business education at BGSU goes beyond traditional classroom learning. It is interactive teaching, experiential learning, and engagement through extracurricular activities. The business program encourages students to participate in internships and co-ops to not only provide hands-on experience that develops a student’s professional career, but it enhances the marketability of students to employers after graduation.

  • Sep 16, 2014 1:45 AMNew Academic Year Kickoff Events Engage Students, Faculty, and Staff
    The new academic year kicked off with a series of exciting events hosted by the College of Business to welcome students, faculty, staff, and alumni to 2014-2015. We welcomed our international students with a celebration of the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival, serving traditional moon cakes and tea. Students spoke with Dean Ray Braun, faculty, staff, and fellow students and discussed the Chinese culture.

  • Sep 10, 2014 10:13 AMHatch Startups Take Flight with New Applications Sought for 2015
    BGSU students have a unique opportunity to launch a business while still in college through The Hatch™ program. Hatchlings, as the finalists are called, work with Alumni Mentors to develop a business presentation to pitch to Falcon Investors, similar to the television show “Shark Tank.”

  • Sep 9, 2014 2:15 PMManagement Faculty Present Research at Conferences and Workshops
    The College of Business faculty make important contributions to their fields of study and add value to fellow scholars. At the International Academy of Management Meetings in Philadelphia, Dr. Amelia Carr, chair of the management department, presented at the Operations Management Division Junior Faculty Consortium.

  • Sep 9, 2014 2:00 PMCollege of Business Welcomes Class of 2018
    As we begin a new academic year, we are excited to welcome another incoming freshman class of students who have chosen a college where they will experience more than a typical business curriculum. According to Susan Kosakowski, the College’s recruiting coordinator, this group of promising, new business students arrived on campus with the highest average ACT score in more than a decade. In addition, thirteen percent of the freshmen are from out-of-state and hail from as far away as California, Colorado, Virginia, Vermont, and New York, along with 2% of them coming from overseas to seek their four-year business degrees.

  • Sep 9, 2014 1:00 PMSupply Chain Professor Named Distinguished Scholar
    The BGSU supply chain program has a national reputation for excellence and one of the faculty members, Dr. Janet Hartley, continues to be recognized for her achievements. Dr. Hartley, Professor and Director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, has been honored as a 2014 Academy of Management Operations Management Division Distinguished Scholar. The award was announced at the 2014 Academy of Management annual meeting in Philadelphia. This award is intended to honor distinguished leaders in the field of operations management in recognition of excellence and commitment to service dedication that impacts the discipline.

  • Sep 4, 2014 10:35 AMNew Members Added to College of Business Boards
    Alumni play important roles in the College of Business through sharing the skills and insight they acquired after completing their degrees at BGSU. One of the opportunities alumni have “to give back” to their alma mater is to serve on one of the primary College Boards - the Leadership Council and the Young Alumni Board. Both of these boards have important missions to drive the College forward with initiatives that differentiate BGSU’s College of Business from other business schools.

  • Aug 25, 2014 9:23 AMCollege Honors Faculty and Staff at Opening Day
    The College is proud to have such outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to student learning, to the College of Business, and to their fields of study. Each year faculty and staff are nominated for awards and the winners are announced at the Opening Day Luncheon held the Friday before the first day of classes.

  • Aug 22, 2014 11:06 AMNational Accounting Institute Awards Top Scholarship to BGSU Graduate Student
    The College of Business is proud of the many accomplishments our students receive. The most recent success story is about incoming Master of Accountancy student Jessica Glenn.

  • Aug 20, 2014 8:52 AMDallas-Hamilton Center Featured at Global Conference
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Business and the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership will take center stage at the world’s largest annual gathering of university-based entrepreneurship centers. A presentation proposal by the Dallas-Hamilton Center was one of the few selected to be a part of the Global Consortium for Entrepreneurship Centers (GCEC) international conference to be held in London, October 2-4.

  • Aug 19, 2014 9:31 AMOnline Academic Planning Tool Helps Business Students Graduate on Time
    Graduating from college on time saves students tuition money and helps them begin earning a full-time salary as early as possible. BGSU’s College of Business sees the importance of on-time graduation and has created a software tool to help its business students work towards achieving this. Starting this fall, students will receive more than the usual assistance in mapping out their degree program with a new planning tool called the Digital Degree Plan.

  • Aug 13, 2014 2:18 PMCollege’s Top Senior Took Advantage of 'Going Beyond Business as Usual' Opportunities
    A pivotal turning point in his college career came when Trevor Bischoff ended his freshman year at BGSU. He says he had the “big realization that I wanted to make the most of my time here.” And that he did!

  • Aug 13, 2014 8:34 AMFaculty and Staff Support Student Interns
    Internships are strongly encouraged as part of the business education at BGSU and our faculty and staff assist and support students in this experiential learning component.

  • Aug 11, 2014 3:06 PMMarketing Grad Lands Dream Job in Big Apple
    From the ball diamond at Bowling Green State University to one of the major “gems” of advertising agencies in New York City, Chris Miller took his marketing degree, along with strong perseverance, and networked his way to finding his “dream job” in the Big Apple with some help from BGSU marketing faculty members.

  • Aug 6, 2014 9:40 AMBack to school after 36 years
    The phrase “back to school” had an entirely new meaning to Al Watts after a nearly four-decade hiatus. Watts was in the very first Master of Organization Development (MOD) cohort at BGSU in 1976 and completed all of the coursework required to receive his degree. However, life got in the way and he didn’t finish his thesis.

  • Jul 16, 2014 1:55 PMBusiness Seniors Hear Last Lecture; Outstanding Senior Announced
    Graduating seniors gathered for their Time Capsule Ceremony and Graduation Luncheon with one last opportunity to enjoy conversations with their classmates. The seniors heard their “Last Lecture” from the professor they selected, Kirk Kern, instructor in the marketing department and director of the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurship. Kern’s lecture was titled “Wisdom from a Wise Guy” and took the students through a brief history of his early days in the radio business and ended with his current role in the College of Business. He gave the graduating seniors his advice for success based on his experiences.

  • Jul 15, 2014 9:20 AMBGSU Has Multiple Winners of National Supply Chain Scholarship
    Two BGSU supply chain management students are receiving the prestigious R. Gene Richter Scholarship award out of ten national scholarships presented. The Institute for Supply Management will honor BGSU students Katie Post and Alex Shock at the ISM Annual International Supply Management Conference in Las Vegas in May. For BGSU, this is the first time it has had multiple winners of this scholarship which is the largest national scholarship program in the field of supply management.

  • Jun 24, 2014 11:08 AMTwo Retiring Faculty Designated with Emeritus Status
    Emeritus status is conferred by the BGSU Board of Trustees in recognition of distinguished service to the University, and two retiring College of Business faculty members received this honor.

  • Jun 23, 2014 1:19 PMOrganization Development Graduate Students Learn Lessons from Trip to Paris
    This year a new curricular offering in the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program was launched. Exploring International Organization Development, an intensive one-week study abroad program, took place in early May The cohort of graduate students were impressed with what they saw and learned from this unique experience.

  • Jun 23, 2014 11:53 AMDr. Zubair Mohamed Selected as New Associate Dean
    Dr. Zubair Mohamed, the new associate dean of BGSU’s College of Business, is trading one city of Bowling Green for another.

  • Jun 23, 2014 11:36 AMBGSU Business Students Honored for Achievements
    Students in the College of Business continue to be recognized for their academic excellence. Here are students who were recognized through the Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges program and the University’s Excellence Awards.

  • Jun 23, 2014 11:17 AMCollege Saddened with Loss of Two Former Distinguished Professors
    The College of Business recently lost two professors - an esteemed former associate dean and former chair of the accounting and management information systems (AMIS) department - Professor Emeritus of Accounting Dr. Ronald Hartley as well as Professor Emeritus of Economics Dr. James Ostas.

  • Jun 6, 2014 9:07 AMNew Initiative to Help Incoming Freshmen Transition to College and BGSU
    t’s not easy for high school graduates to transition into the new environment of college, being away from home and family, so BGSU’s College of Business has initiated the Peer Leadership Program, to help first-year students with this transition.

  • May 16, 2014 3:30 PMThree New Faculty Excellence Awards Presented
    The College of Business and the Board of Advocates are pleased to announce the winners of the three new Faculty Excellence Awards established in 2014. The Excellence in Teaching Award was presented to Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict, chair and Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Economics. Dr. Jan Hartley, professor in the Department of Management and director of the Supply Chain Management Institute, received the award for Engagement with Industry to Foster Experiential Learning. The Board presented Dr. Earl McKinney, MIS Professor with the award for Using Technology to Improve Learning Outcomes.

  • May 15, 2014 2:54 PMStudents Run Record Labels to Learn Marketing Principles As Class Project
    “I had so much fun and wish all courses had projects like this!” said BGSU junior Emma Sales. She was referencing the marketing class project where students launched their own record label. This was part of Dr. Greg Rich’s Introduction to Marketing (MKT 3000) course this spring.

  • May 12, 2014 9:48 AMFaculty Promotions Approved By Board Of Trustees
    Congratulations to the following individuals promoted by the Board of Trustees on May 9, 2014. We appreciate their service to the University and their commitment to students.

  • May 9, 2014 2:51 PMSummer Research Grants Announced for College of Business
    The College of Business sees how critical it is for faculty to conduct scholarly research, so each year the College financially supports projects through Summer Research Awards. Members of the College’s Faculty Achievement Committee and Dean Ray Braun are pleased to announce the following award winners for the summer of 2014 and their research project titles:

  • May 9, 2014 8:30 AMEntrepreneurship Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2014
    In a formal black-tie ceremony, four world-class innovators were honored on April 10 for their successful achievements - Earle Malm ’71, Valerie Newell ’75, Lori Steele-Contorer ’86, and Kermit Stroh ’02 (Hon.). These alumni were inducted into the Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame, joining 30 other entrepreneurs who have already been honored.

  • May 8, 2014 11:54 AMCBA Points Program a Success in Fall; Expands for Spring
    The CBA Rewards Point Program incentivizes students to attend College of Business events or qualified College activities. Those events include actions such as attending CBA, department and/or CBA student organization activities. This program is meant to assist students to engage in more extra-curricular activities. All College of Business undergraduate and graduate students are eligible, and there is no enrollment needed.

  • May 7, 2014 3:06 PMBGSU Has Been a Place of Great Opportunities for Graduating Accounting Student
    After completing high school in three years due to the post-secondary education program, Ce’Ara Rice-Malkowski was excited to go to college and continue her love for math and budgeting. Initially she planned on going out of state to college, but she chose Bowling Green State University over several prestigious private schools to pursue her business education because of what she found here… great personal attention and a caring support system. Rice-Malkowski graduated in May with a specialization in accounting and is the first in her family to graduate.

  • May 7, 2014 9:38 AMStudent Finishes His Academic Studies in France; Quite a Learning Experience
    As my second semester at the University of Strasbourg School of Management in France has progressed, I have had a number of new experiences in the French education system. Of course I have also been doing more traveling around Europe and will share these excursions with you.

  • May 6, 2014 10:15 PMRyan Shukis Completes Dream Internship in Switzerland at Owens-Illinois European Headquarters
    Ryan Shukis, a student in the College of Business tri-specializing in finance, marketing and international business and minoring in German, is graduating in May with a portfolio that resembles someone well established in his career, not someone just getting started.

  • May 6, 2014 4:23 PMTwo Graduating International Students Give High Praise to BGSU
    We hear about the great experience our American students have in the College of Business, but what about the perspective from students who travel far from their native countries to come to Bowling Green? Why did they choose this midwestern university as a place to obtain their business education? Two international students, Evangelos Lefkonikiatis and Andreas Fylaktou, hail from Cyprus, a small island country east of Greece. They chose to study at BGSU for two main reasons - the College of Business’s national recognition and good recommendations from BGSU alumni. After completing their undergraduate business degrees in May 2014, they both have high praise for their college education.

  • May 5, 2014 1:34 PMBusiness Students Getting “FIT” Before Interviewing with Job Recruiters
    Being “FIT” takes on another meaning in the College of Business besides being physically fit. It is about being professionally prepared to interview with employers. Based on employer feedback, the Business Career Accelerator has created a new online initiative which is designed to prepare students for the highest level of professionalism when engaging and interviewing with employers. “FIT” stands for Finest Individual Talent and incoming freshmen, starting in the fall, will be required to become certified prior to any interviews for employment.

  • May 1, 2014 2:10 PMCBA Graduate Earns Two Prestigious National Investor Honors
    Leo Svoboda, a 2008 BGSU graduate with a degree in economics/financial economics, is one of six winners of the 2014 Investor Intelligence Awards recognizing the most outstanding and innovative Corporate Plan Sponsors in North America. Nominations were submitted by nearly 800 asset allocators and additional feedback was solicited from nearly 600 asset managers. Categories include: Rising Star award; Investor Intelligence award in Defined Contribution; Delivering Retirement Security; Alpha Generation; and Liability Matching.

  • May 1, 2014 9:31 AMFinance Students Learn from World’s Most Influential Investment Leaders
    Fourteen members of the BGSU Financial Management Society, along with their faculty advisor Michael Slates, had the unique opportunity to listen to some of the most influential people in the world of investing and finance at the Dayton RISE (Redefining Investment Strategy Education) Conference.

  • Apr 29, 2014 1:34 PMBGSU Student Entrepreneurs Developing Business Presentations for "The Hatch"
    Twelve innovative and driven student finalists are working with highly successful business mentors on developing their presentations to present to Falcon Investors during “The Hatch” set for Wednesday, April 9, at 7:00pm in the Grand Ballroom, Bowen-Thompson Student Union. This event is similar to the popular “Shark Tank” television program and students present to the investors in front of a live audience of more than 600 people. BGSU is the only university in the U.S. that funds student businesses rather than gives prize money.

  • Apr 29, 2014 1:34 PMMeet "The Hatch" Investors Vying to Launch Student Businesses
    BGSU is the only university in the country to host a program where student entrepreneurs have the opportunity to obtain investor funding to launch their ventures. This unique and highly successful program called “The Hatch” is in its second year and is set for April 9 at 7:00pm in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union’s Lenhart Grand Ballroom. Students selected for the "The Hatch" have spent the last nine weeks working closely with alumni mentors to polish and perfect their presentations.

  • Apr 28, 2014 4:05 PMNew Group of Students Join Student Ambassador Program
    After eight weeks of training on presentation and networking skills, thirteen students are joining the remaining group of 16 Student Ambassadors to begin their leadership role in the fall. These high achieving students recently had the opportunity to “practice” their newly acquired networking skills with BGSU alumni on March 17, and they will participate in a new orientation program March 24, conducted by the current group of Student Ambassadors.

  • Apr 28, 2014 9:58 AMStudent’s Internship Turns into Full-Time Position at Kohl’s
    Students in the College of Business are strongly encouraged to obtain an internship prior to graduation so they can earn valuable experience that employers are looking for in graduates. Nearly three-fourths of the BGSU business students go through an internship, and in some cases, these internships turn into full-time jobs after graduation. Patrick McFall is a senior management student, graduating in August, who is one of those students whose internship employer, Kohl’s, offered him a full-time job at graduation. His job was full of managerial responsibilities, a lot more than he had expected.

  • Apr 24, 2014 4:39 PMSpeed Interviews Prepare Students for Job Interviews
    As part of the Introduction to Marketing class (MKT 2010), students prepare a Career Marketing Plan project that ends each semester with a session of Speed Interviews. This “speed” approach allows students to give a brief “elevator pitch” to business professionals from area companies. These professionals listen to the students’ two-minute pitch and then give feedback on how well the students presented. After five minutes a bell rings, and the students move to another professional, improving their “sales pitch” each time.

  • Apr 24, 2014 11:08 AMFour Outstanding Innovators Shared Their Journeys to Success at Sebo Series
    This year’s theme for the Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship was “Entrepreneurial Journeys: Stories of Success” which featured “Shark Tank” investor Daymond John as the keynote speaker and three highly successful BGSU alumni as featured speakers. More than 1,400 people gathered in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union to hear their stories of how they got started.

  • Apr 17, 2014 4:03 PMBusiness College Loses Esteemed Former Dean
    Dr. William F. Schmeltz, passed away on Friday, April 11, 2014. He dedicated his life to education and devoted 30 years of service to Bowling Green State University as a professor, department chair and Dean of the College of Business Administration.

  • Apr 17, 2014 11:07 AMStudent Marketing Organization Places Among Top 16 Chapters in the World
    BGSU marketing students had a lot to celebrate following the American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference held in New Orleans April 10-12. Through the hard work of the BGSU students this past year, they earned Bronze chapter status that places the University’s chapter among the top 16 out of 351 chapters in the world.

  • Apr 17, 2014 10:08 AMAspiring Student Entrepreneurs "Hatch" Their Businesses With Investor Support
    At BGSU, students have the unique opportunity to launch a business with the assistance of a business incubation program called "The Hatch." If selected as a finalist through an application process, students work on a business presentation with an alumni mentor for ten weeks. The aspiring entrepreneurs then face a panel of investors, along with a live audience, and pitch their ideas in hopes of obtaining funding to “hatch” their venture, similar to the television show "Shark Tank."

  • Apr 16, 2014 11:22 AMHighly Successful Entrepreneurs Recognized For Career of Achievements
    What do the following business leaders have in common…. a retired President and CEO of a premier asset management firm, one of the top 50 women Registered Investment Advisors in America, the co-founder of a Midwest gas company serving Ohio and Indiana for over 50 years, and a member of Fortune’s “10 Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs” in 2013. These four individuals have “blazed an entrepreneurial trail to success” and will be inducted into the Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame on April 10. In addition, they all have a degree from BGSU.

  • Apr 16, 2014 10:07 AMAspiring student entrepreneurs ‘hatch’ their businesses with investor support
    Twelve Bowling Green State University students competed in “The Hatch” April 9, presenting their business plans to six investors as they vied for funds to launch their ideas.

  • Apr 16, 2014 9:16 AMNew Recruiting Center Assists Employers with Interviewing Students
    Because of feedback from employers, the College of Business and the Business Career Accelerator have created a convenient and comfortable location for employers to interview our students for jobs year-round. Located on the fourth floor of the Business Administration Building, the new Career Accelerator Recruiting Center accommodates recruiters in four separate interview suites, and has an employer lounge and a reception area. The layout of the interview suites can be either a formal office setting or a more casual seating arrangement.

  • Apr 10, 2014 3:57 PMEntrepreneurs Learn about Legal Considerations During Day Three of E-Week
    A panel of attorneys discussed what entrepreneurs should consider legally when starting a business during the third Lunch and Learn. A partner from Eastman & Smith Ltd., Jim Rogers, reviewed the basic elements of the 1st Stop Business Connection guidelines created by the Ohio Small Business Development Centers. These guidelines include setting up a business with a name and legal registration, protecting your personal assets, and filing for permits and licenses needed for selling products, especially when selling/serving food.

  • Apr 9, 2014 1:28 PMDay Two E-Week Events Focus on Financial Matters and Final Hatch Run Through
    A standing-room-only crowd packed the David J. Joseph Student Hub to listen to experts discuss the financial considerations when starting a business. Dr. Dan Klein, associate professor of the finance department, introduced the group of panelists who gave valuable advice to students thinking about starting up a business.

  • Apr 8, 2014 1:29 PMEntrepreneurship Week Celebrated With Day One Kick-Off
    The spirit of entrepreneurship was evident in the College of Business on Monday, April 7.

  • Apr 4, 2014 2:20 PMWomen Executives Bring Stories of Workplace Ethics to BGSU
    More than 650 attendees from across the region filled the Lenhart Grand Ballroom on April 3 to listen to six highly successful women executives tell their stories about how they have dealt with ethics in the workplace.

  • Apr 2, 2014 10:47 AMBusiness Student Skates His Way to Pro Hockey Team Contract
    Ryan Carpenter, a junior business student specializing in finance, has signed a contract with the San Jose Sharks and will be joining the team’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Worcester Sharks. Carpenter, a native of Oviedo, Florida, compiled 16 goals in 15 games this season and played an important role down the stretch to help BGSU advance to the WCHA Final Five where he scored two goals and three assists in the playoffs.

  • Mar 31, 2014 12:35 PMCollege of Business Graduate Honored as Distinguished Alumna
    BGSU's Academy of Distinguished Alumni awarded its highest honor to four University alumni in October with one of those being a graduate of the College of Business, Maryrose Sylvester ('87). This prestigious award bestowed by the University recognizes the extraordinary accomplishments of alumni who have made significant contributions to their chosen professional field and/or through their community involvement. Ms. Sylvester is currently President & CEO of GE Lighting, a division of General Electric, which is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

  • Mar 31, 2014 9:03 AMSherry Sullivan Selected as One of Best Reviewers for Management Journal
    Management Professor, Dr. Sherry Sullivan, has again been honored for her scholarly contributions by the Journal of Management History. She has been chosen as an Outstanding Reviewer for Journal of Management History in the Emerald Literati Network 2014 Awards for Excellence. Only two reviewers were chosen in 2014 for this honor.

  • Mar 31, 2014 8:40 AMManagement Professor Continues To Receive Accolades for Research
    Congratulations go to Dr. Sherry Sullivan, professor of management, who continues to be nationally recognized for her scholarly works. She recently received her 29th “Best Reviewer” award from the Journal of Management History. In addition, her article "Using the Kaleidoscope Career Model to Examine Generational Differences in Work Attitudes" is the third most cited article for Career Development International on its top ten list.

  • Mar 31, 2014 6:30 AMBG goes ‘back to the egg’ with ‘The Hatch’
    Year two of the student entrepreneurial program “The Hatch” is shaping up to be even bigger and better than the inaugural event. Developed by The Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at BGSU, this “Shark Tank”-like competition raises the stakes in 2014, putting more “real money” on the line as 12 students are slated to pitch their business plans to a panel of actual investors – live in front of more than 1,000 expected attendees and thousands of online viewers.

  • Mar 27, 2014 2:17 PMBGSU is Among Top Business Schools for Veterans
    The College of Business continues to be nationally recognized and has again been honored for its commitment in providing opportunities to America’s veterans. Military Times lists BGSU’s College of Business among the top 64 Best For Vets: Business Schools in 2014. The selection for this honor is based on the culture and curriculum that cater to veterans. According to Military Times, “The rankings factor in academic quality, outcomes and policies, school culture, student support, and cost.”

  • Mar 25, 2014 2:22 PMCase Competition Team Headed for Hong Kong
    The team of Ashley Lochtefeld, Amanda McAuley, Bryant Sheppard, and Luke Zemanek has been selected as a finalist to compete in the 2013 International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) Case Competition final round to be held November 8 at Hong Kong Baptist University. The team was selected as one of the five finalists out of 30 teams from around the world to compete and is the only U.S. team.

  • Mar 25, 2014 10:50 AMMarketing Alumnus Remembers Heated Rivalry of BGSU vs. UT
    As we get set for the big rivalry game between the BGSU Falcons and the University of Toledo Rockets on Saturday, October 26, Teddy Piepkow, a 2006 graduate from the College of Business and a former captain of the football team, reminisces about the battle of I-75. Teddy, who is now the Distribution Sales Manager for TPC Wire & Cable, shares his football memories from his senior year.

  • Mar 25, 2014 10:45 AMClass Case Study Could Result in the "Next Big Thing" for GE Lighting
    The century-old incandescent light bulb as we know it today has been in decline as consumers have demanded more efficient and longer-life options. U.S. regulations for higher efficiency lighting products will phase out traditional 40-100 watt bulbs completely in 2014. GE Lighting (GE) has been in the lighting business since the advent of the incandescent technology and has sustained a strong business model over the years. It continues to transform its business model to meet new market needs and consumer demands for energy-efficient technologies.

  • Mar 21, 2014 2:03 PMCase Competition Team Returns from Hong Kong
    A team of four BGSU students was the only U.S. representatives to compete in the final round of the 2013 International Institute for Business Development (IIBD) Case Competition held at Hong Kong Baptist University in November. The BGSU team of Ashley Lochtefeld, Luke Zemanek, Amanda McAuley, and Bryant Sheppard competed against collegiate teams from Canada, the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, and the Philippines.

  • Mar 21, 2014 11:26 AMBGSU Alumnus Keith Grass Sponsors New Initiatives
    Dedicated BGSU alumni continue to “give back” to the College of Business through programs that enhance the student experiences during their college career. This academic year, Dean Ray Braun initiated several programs to engage faculty and students including dean’s events, workshops for professional development, and class stewardship with Time Capsules.

  • Mar 21, 2014 10:58 AMFrom Military Service in Iraq Back to Student and Entrepreneur
    Working long hours and managing many different projects is nothing new for Shawn Herman. Herman served in the Navy for six years before resuming his academic career at Bowling Green State University. He’s using those time management skills to not only finish his degree in Management Information Systems, but also to run a new electronics repair and retail outlet in Bowling Green called Inspect UR Gadget.

  • Mar 21, 2014 10:58 AMMarketing Class Teams Up with Local Start-Up to Promote Innovative Children’s Toothpaste
    The College of Business’s unique student learning experience is focused on promoting hands-on and interactive activities. Not only is a senior-level Applied Business Experience lab course working this fall with GE Lighting on a class project to recommend the "next big thing" in light bulbs, but marketing classes are connecting with the business community in a real-world project with a local start-up that sells a children’s cavity-fighting, bubble gum flavored toothpaste across the U.S. Students in Dr. Steve Koppitsch’s Introduction to Marketing Management (MKT 2010) classes are collaborating with Branam Oral Health Technologies, located in Oregon, OH, to develop a marketing campaign to promote a toothpaste product that helps prevent tooth decay in children.

  • Mar 21, 2014 10:56 AMExecutive MBA Students Travel Abroad to See Globalization First Hand
    As part of the Executive MBA (EMBA) courses of Global Leadership and Global Supply Chain management, students travel to other countries to experience the culture and to learn business operations up close. This year’s global trip took students to Argentina and Chile for ten days which was packed with meetings and tours. Students met with top executives at the South American branches of two American companies - Dana Corporation and Owens-Illinois. Students also met with a senior economist at one of Argentina’s largest banks, Banco Itau, and the director of corporate investment at Banco Santander in Chile, to hear about the economic trends and the role of U.S. companies in those countries.

  • Mar 21, 2014 10:49 AMStudents Compete in Sales Competitions This Fall; BGSU Winners Announced
    BGSU has a decade-long tradition of excelling at sales competitions and has achieved the fourth best record of universities competing in the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC). In order to improve their sales skills and prepare for NCSC, our students compete in regional competitions. This fall, our students participated in several regional sales competitions, including a new one – William Paterson University-Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales in New Jersey.

  • Mar 21, 2014 10:47 AMMAcc Attacks Cancer by Participating in Relay for Life
    Students in the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program teamed up to work on a significant project that did not relate to their academics but rather to help reach the worthy goal of "attacking" cancer and wiping it out by finding a cure. More than half of the enrolled graduate students in the MAcc program joined together and formed a large team that participated in the local American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life held at BGSU’s Perry Field House. They took turns walking a total of 12 hours around the indoor track throughout the night of November 15.

  • Mar 19, 2014 8:16 AMFinance Team Selected as Finalist in National Plan Competition
    Congratulations go to a BGSU student team advancing to the finals of the International Association of Registered Financial Consultants (IARFC) National Plan Competition. Dana Kaufman, Liz Kevorkian, and Becca Smoody presented their comprehensive personal financial plan based on uniform sample data given by IARFC. They are one of three teams selected to compete at the national level in Las Vegas at the end of March.

  • Mar 17, 2014 10:20 AMCollege’s Education Abroad Program Expands Due to Student Interest
    BGSU’s College of Business is preparing students to be global-ready through its expanding education abroad programs. Employers are looking for students with knowledge of foreign cultures and business operations in other countries. Our business students have seen the advantages an education abroad experience provides and are signing up in increasing numbers. According to the College of Business education abroad coordinator, Dr. Tim Chambers, the College is at full student capacity for the fall 2014 semester and is working to expand current agreements and open up new opportunities with universities in Europe and Asia.

  • Mar 17, 2014 10:18 AMEmerick Corsi Honored as Outstanding BGSU Alumnus
    Each spring Bowling Green State University honors a representative from each of the University’s seven colleges who has personified the University’s tradition as an institution of excellence and have provided exceptional leadership and innovation in their profession. These alumni are honored through the presentation of the College Alumni Award.

  • Mar 7, 2014 1:17 PMThank You To Our 2014 Spring Events Sponsors
    Platinum and Bronze level sponsors.

  • Feb 27, 2014 9:35 AMMarketing Professor Honored for One of Four Best Papers in 2013
    Dr. Dwayne Gremler, professor of marketing and a Fulbright Scholar, recently received a “Highly Commended Award” from the Journal of Service Management for co-authoring one of the top four papers in 2013. The article is entitled “Effects of Perceived Employee Emotional Competence on Customer Satisfaction and Loyalty: The Mediating Role of Rapport.”

  • Feb 26, 2014 2:46 PMT-Shirt Design Contest Announced for Business Olympics Event
    The Second Annual Business Olympics is set for Thursday, April 17! This year the College of Business and its Student Ambassadors are asking for business students to submit designs for a t-shirt that participants and attendees will wear at the event. The winner of the design, voted upon by the Student Ambassadors, will be awarded 100 CBA Reward Points, a gift basket of CBA goodies, and recognition at the event.

  • Feb 24, 2014 2:10 PMExecutive MBA Students Travel Abroad to See Globalization First Hand
    As part of the Executive MBA (EMBA) courses of Global Leadership and Global Supply Chain management, students travel to other countries to experience the culture and to learn business operations up close. This year’s global trip took students to Argentina and Chile for ten days which was packed with meetings and tours. Students met with top executives at the South American branches of two American companies - Dana Corporation and Owens-Illinois. Students also met with a senior economist at one of Argentina’s largest banks, Banco Itau, and the director of corporate investment at Banco Santander in Chile, to hear about the economic trends and the role of U.S. companies in those countries.

  • Feb 24, 2014 2:07 PMStudents Compete in Sales Competitions This Fall; BGSU Winners Announced
    BGSU has a decade-long tradition of excelling at sales competitions and has achieved the fourth best record of universities competing in the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC). In order to improve their sales skills and prepare for NCSC, our students compete in regional competitions. This fall, our students participated in several regional sales competitions, including a new one – William Paterson University-Russ Berrie Institute for Professional Sales in New Jersey.

  • Feb 24, 2014 2:03 PMMAcc Attacks Cancer by Participating in Relay for Life
    Students in the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program teamed up to work on a significant project that did not relate to their academics but rather to help reach the worthy goal of "attacking" cancer and wiping it out by finding a cure. More than half of the enrolled graduate students in the MAcc program joined together and formed a large team that participated in the local American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life held at BGSU’s Perry Field House. They took turns walking a total of 12 hours around the indoor track throughout the night of November 15.

  • Feb 18, 2014 3:47 PMEconomics Student Playing in 2014 Winter Olympics for Native Country Latvia
    A sophomore economics student will be taking a few weeks away from academics and the BGSU hockey program to play in the upcoming Olympics for his country – Latvia. Ralfs Freibergs was one of 25 Latvian hockey players selected to compete in the Sochi games.

  • Feb 18, 2014 1:45 PMBGSU Team Crowned Champions of Nation’s First Service Marketing Competition
    The first and only service marketing competition in the country was hosted on campus February 13-15 by BGSU’s Service Marketing Institute (SMI), part of the Department of Marketing. Seven universities competed in a series of three intense service marketing rounds: Service Blueprint, Service Recovery, and Customer Complaint. First place went to BGSU’s team of Kelsey Aufdencamp, Tori Etts, Ashley Flanigan, and Michelle Terry. They were coached by Dr. Dwayne Gremler, professor of marketing.

  • Feb 18, 2014 1:41 PMWinners of Supply Chain Case Competition Announced; Institute’s Spring Meeting
    February 10 was a busy day for the Department of Management with a supply chain case competition followed by the Spring Dinner Meeting of the Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI). During the afternoon, seventeen business students put their supply chain expertise to work by competing in the 3rd BGSU Supply Chain Management Case Competition. SCMI and the student Supply Chain Management Association co-sponsored the case competition. The seven teams of students presented a case they prepared to judges and a live audience. First place honors went to graduate students, Zachary Bourdon and Stephen Hagerman. Zach is pursuing a master’s of applied statistics and Stephen is a full-time MBA student.

  • Feb 18, 2014 1:17 PMPlan Your Own Hatch Watch Party
    The College of Business and the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at BGSU is presenting the second annual Hatch event April 9 from 7 to 9 p.m.

  • Feb 17, 2014 2:12 PMBGSU takes home first place in services marketing competition
    It was a winning weekend for Bowling Green State University’s service marketing team. The team took home top honors at the first and only services marketing competition in the country, hosted by BGSU’s Service Marketing Institute (SMI) Feb. 13-15. The BGSU team is made up of Kelsey Aufdencamp, Tori Etts, Ashley Flanigan and Michelle Terry, and is coached by Dr. Dwayne Gremler, a professor of marketing.

  • Feb 17, 2014 11:45 AMBusiness Students Attend Job Fair; Prepare With Business Career Day
    More and more college students are focused on getting an internship, along with obtaining a full-time job after graduation. BGSU business students had a great opportunity to connect with recruiters at the 2014 Spring EXPO Job and Internship Fair. Approximately 500 business students attended the job fair which accounted for 56% of total student attendees. One hundred and seventy-six employers had booths set up at Perry Field House with 75% of the companies focused on filling business-oriented positions.

  • Feb 14, 2014 8:37 AMSuccessful Business Leaders Mentor Student Entrepreneurs
    Seventy-six BGSU students and 100 business ideas were submitted to the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership for "The Hatch" on April 9. Twelve students were selected to present their business ideas to a group of investors. In order to prepare their business presentations, the students were matched with a dozen highly success alumni mentors to work with them for ten weeks.

  • Feb 13, 2014 10:08 AMFindlay PMBA Program Launches with Inaugural Cohort
    Twenty-three working professionals in the Findlay area have started their Professional MBA (PMBA) program with BGSU this month. The new cohort launches the College of Business PMBA program in its new Findlay location, expanding offerings from its northern location at Levis Commons in Perrysburg.

  • Feb 13, 2014 9:58 AMMBA Programs Receive Two National Recognitions for Excellence
    BGSU’s College of Business is proud to announce two recent recognitions of its MBA programs that continue to validate the high quality education that students receive here. In the first-ever Best for Vets: Business Schools 2013, the College of Business is ranked #10 in the country among business schools. Results of the rankings were released by Military Times, a Gannett Company publication.

  • Feb 13, 2014 9:44 AMPrinceton Review Again Honors College Among the Best
    The College of Business continues to be recognized by The Princeton Review among the “Best 295 Business Schools” in its new 2014 publication. This recognition is a result of student surveys and BGSU’s students had high praise for our graduate and executive programs in business.

  • Feb 4, 2014 3:08 PMStudents Take On Innovative Project with GE Lighting; Winning Teams Earn Scholarships
    With the new year came new regulations from the federal government requiring manufacturers to produce higher efficiency lighting products. GE Lighting (GE) has been a leader in the lighting business since incandescent technology was developed and is working on what the future “intelligent” bulb should look like and what it can be capable of doing. As part of its planning and developing process, GE came to BGSU’s College of Business during the fall semester to work with the senior-level Applied Business Experience (BizX 4000) lab course to offer students an opportunity to gain insights on how a successful company develops concepts for the capabilities of intelligent light bulbs, as well as markets them to consumers. Since the Millennials (those born primarily in the 1980’s and 1990’s) will be the future consumers of these higher efficiency lighting products, GE was interested in finding out what young people want in “the next big thing” in light bulbs.

  • Jan 23, 2014 1:30 PMInteractive Activities Highlighted a Successful College of Business Day
    Approximately 100 students and their families traveled from around the state as well as New Jersey and Toronto, Canada, to attend the fifth annual College of Business Day on BGSU’s campus. Guests were greeted by Interim Director of BGSU’s Admissions Office, Cecilia Castellano. The Dean of the College of Business, Raymond Braun, provided an overview of the various opportunities in the College, encouraging students to “come prepared and be engaged” when arriving on campus for their first semester.

  • Jan 23, 2014 8:37 AMBGSU Hosting Nation’s First Service Marketing Competition in February
    Service excellence is important because services represent 85% of U.S. employment and 81% of our gross domestic product. The College of Business sees the significance of these statistics and is one of the few universities in the country to have an undergraduate business program focused on service marketing and selling services.

  • Jan 17, 2014 11:35 AMMAcc Attacks Cancer by Participating in Relay for Life
    Students in the Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program teamed up to work on a significant project that did not relate to their academics but rather to help reach the worthy goal of "attacking" cancer and wiping it out by finding a cure. More than half of the enrolled graduate students in the MAcc program joined together and formed a large team that participated in the local American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life held at BGSU’s Perry Field House. They took turns walking a total of 12 hours around the indoor track throughout the night of November 15.

  • Jan 17, 2014 10:35 AMEntrepreneurship Professor Honored for Creativity
    Dr. Gene Poor, the Hamilton Endowed Professor in Entrepreneurial Leadership and founder of LifeFormations, was one of 10 entrepreneurs honored by the AdClub of Toledo and The Blade at the Creativity and Innovation Summit.

  • Jan 17, 2014 10:24 AMStudent Teams Encouraged to Apply to Supply Chain Case Competition
    The BGSU Supply Chain Management Association is hosting the 3nd annual Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) case competition on Monday, February 10, 2014, from 3:00-5:00 pm in the College of Business, preceding the Supply Chain Management Institute dinner. By applying students can gain valuable experience, build their resume, and compete for cash prizes, including a $500 first place prize to be split among the winning team members!

  • Jan 17, 2014 9:18 AMStudent Finalists Announced for "The Hatch" 2014
    With the huge success of last spring’s "Hatch" program, the excitement has been building to find out which student entrepreneurs will get their turn in 2014 to pitch their business ideas to investors. Seventy-six students submitted 100 business ideas to the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and that huge number was reduced to 12 ideas. The finalists will work with alumni mentors over the next ten weeks to develop their business presentations and pitch their possible ventures to investors on April 9 in front of a live audience.

  • Jan 16, 2014 3:48 PMSupply Chain Student Selected for World’s Top APICS Volunteer Award
    Elizabeth Albers, a senior business student specializing in supply chain management, has received the 2013 Student Voluntary Service Award presented by The Association of Operations Management (APICS). Beth’s award recognizes her superior leadership and exceptional contributions as a student chapter leader and a local APICS leader. It also honors her achievements in other professional and university associations and service to the community.

  • Jan 10, 2014 11:54 AMLaunch of Business Analytics Case Competition; Students Encouraged to Apply
    The Center for Business Analytics is hosting its first Business Analytics Case Competition in 2014. Students are encouraged to get a team of 3 to 4 people and register their team with Dr. Arthur Yeh, chair of the Applied Statistics and Operations Research (ASOR) department by 5:00pm, January 31, 2014. The winning team will receive a $1,000 cash prize to be split among team members. The second and third place teams will receive a cash prize of $600 and $300 per team, respectively.

  • Jan 10, 2014 11:15 AMStudents Selected To Be Eligible for Student Ambassador Program
    Thirteen business students begin their journey to become eligible for the College of Business Student Ambassador program. These students were selected from a record number of applicants.

  • Jan 3, 2014 8:33 AMDr. Nicolaou Selected as Prestigious Fulbright Scholar
    Another faculty member in the College of Business has been selected for the prestigious Fulbright Scholar Program. Dr. Andreas Nicolaou, professor of accounting, will be going to Cyprus to conduct research at the University of Cyprus.

  • Jan 2, 2014 4:50 PMEconomics Professor Was Keynote at State Women’s Leadership Workshop
    Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict was the lunch and keynote speaker for the AAUW Ohio Leadership Workshop 2013: "Empowering Young Women Through Leadership." Dr. Benedict, a BGSU Distinguished Teaching Professor, presented her speech entitled "We’ve Come a Long Way (Baby) – But Not Far Enough." She is also chair of the BGSU Department of Economics.

  • Jan 2, 2014 4:39 PMExciting Events Slated for Spring 2014
    Be sure to save the following spring dates for major events planned by the College of Business.

  • Jan 2, 2014 4:36 PMMarketing Classes "Speed" Through Interviews
    Everything today seems to be done at a fast pace. Even giving a two-minute “elevator pitch” is done using a “speed” approach. As part of the introduction to marketing (MKT 2010) class, students prepare a Career Marketing Plan project that ends with a session of speed interviews. Business professionals from area companies listen to students for two minutes and then give feedback on how well the students presented. After five minutes a bell rings, and the students move to another professional, improving their “sales pitch” each time.

  • Jan 2, 2014 4:34 PMFinance and Accounting Students Selected for Prestigious Honor
    Back in September, we published a narrative from BGSU business student, Peter Ramacher, who is spending the current academic year at the University of Strasbourg in France. He is earning a dual undergraduate business degree at Strasbourg as well as at BGSU. Peter’s education has gone beyond the classroom as he learns about other cultures from traveling around neighboring countries. Here is part II of his narrative.

  • Jan 2, 2014 4:27 PMEducation Abroad Gives Student Chance to Travel and Learn About Cultures
    Back in September, we published a narrative from BGSU business student, Peter Ramacher, who is spending the current academic year at the University of Strasbourg in France. He is earning a dual undergraduate business degree at Strasbourg as well as at BGSU. Peter’s education has gone beyond the classroom as he learns about other cultures from traveling around neighboring countries. Here is part II of his narrative.

  • Jan 2, 2014 7:00 AMCelebrating Diversity: Winter Holiday Traditions of International MBA Students
    Tis' the season for rekindling all of those winter holiday traditions that we hold. While we get ready to partake in our own traditions by shopping for gifts, booking travel plans, and preparing meals, it is important to recognize the holiday traditions of those from different cultures than our own. Bowling Green State University proudly celebrates its diversity within its student body and embraces the cultural differences that students bring to the table. In the MBA program, students from nine different countries are represented, and with that comes many unique and interesting cultures and holiday traditions. Here are stories from four of the international students.

  • College Welcomes New Faculty and Staff for 2016-17 Academic Year
    BGSU’s College of Business has highly dedicated faculty who have been recognized internationally for their excellence in teaching and scholarly accomplishments. As the 2016-2017 academic year begins, the College is excited to welcome new faculty members who will continue to give students personalized attention and bring their expertise to the classrooms.

  • Professor’s Passion for Flying Lands Air Force Technology into BGSU Business Classrooms
    Dr. Earl McKinney took his faculty improvement leave (FIL) to new heights...literally. Dr. McKinney, professor of Management Information Systems (MIS), spent last year as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at his alma mater - the U.S. Air Force Academy. During his FIL, he studied how the Air Force uses drones and semi-autonomous robots and how it uses Big Data to make decisions and enhance coordination efforts. He is a former aircraft commander and instructor pilot in the military.