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  • Arts/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.

  • 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.”

  • 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 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 1:30 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 20, 2015 10:00 AMBusiness Analytics Symposium Helps Businesses Benefit From Big Data
    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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 3:30 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 28, 2015 1:00 PMCollege of Business Spotlights

  • 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.

  • 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 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 4:36 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 4:39 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 4:50 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 1:45 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 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 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 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 2:10 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 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 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.”

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

  • 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 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 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 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 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 10:56 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 10:58 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 10:58 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 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 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 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 10:45 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 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 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 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 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 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.

  • 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.