Student startups take flight - The Hatch

Student startups take flight

The 2021 Hatchlings make their pitch to investors. See who won funding for their venture during this year's Hatch.

A glimpse inside the state-of-the-art Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center

Go inside the Maurer Center, one of the most innovative and collaborative learning environments for business education in the nation.

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Thursday, Sept. 10, at 6 p.m.

Watch BGSU student entrepreneurs (hatchlings) present their business ideas to alumni investors, vying for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the popular television show “Shark Tank.” To date, more than $600,000 has been committed to student startups through The Hatch.

View The Hatch Livestream

Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center Grand Opening and Dedication

Friday, Sept. 11, at 6 p.m.

The Maurer Center is the brand new, state-of-the-art home of the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business. Join us for a special dedication to recognize some of the supporters who made this world-class addition to BGSU possible, as well as a virtual look at some of the building’s stunning features.

View Grand Opening & Dedication Livestream

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Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame

Saturday, Sept. 12, at 6 p.m.

This award recognizes BGSU graduates, honorary degree holders and members of the regional community who have achieved distinction for founding, leading or building a new business enterprise for five years or more. The honorees have demonstrated an entrepreneurial spirit that has helped to shape our economies and improved our quality of life. Read about this year’s honorees

View Hall of Fame Livestream


Careers Start Here.

Ranked among the top business programs by Poets&Quants, U.S. News and World Report, the Princeton Review and Bloomberg Businessweek, the AACSB accredited Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business is where careers begin. It's more than rankings: it's how, and what, our students learn. Led by faculty paving the way for business innovation through cutting-edge research, students develop real-world business skills and an understanding of the global marketplace through interactive learning programs and internships. Our graduates are sought-after and highly marketable. The proof is in the numbers.


Best Public Undergraduate Business Program
- Poets & Quants


of graduates have a job within 6 months


average starting salary for graduates


Your Business Plan.

Your future starts with a plan. The BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business offers a wide selection of top-ranked specializations to give students an edge among the competition. Home to innovative programs like sales and services marketing, insurance and an entrepreneurship minor, we’re dedicated to a personalized, interactive learning experience that jump-starts your path to success.

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The Falcon Family.

When you're part of the Falcon Family, you'll get noticed. You'll be part of a Falcon network working in every state in the U.S., and in countries around the world. Our Business Career Accelerator, exclusively dedicated to the Schmidthorst College of Business, connects students with its 1,000+ employer network. And when top-employers like these are looking for talented professionals ready to make an impact in the business world, they know they can find it in the Falcon Family.

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Dagmar Chapin

Dagmar Chapin completes exemplary path at BGSU on way to career in international business

Chapin will graduate as a triple major who had her choice of multiple job offers before completing school.

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BGSU connection to one of this Halloween's hottest treats

Halloween is an exciting time for Schmidthorst College of Business alumni at the Spangler Candy Co.

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BGSU researcher: Supply chain issues could cause a holiday-season headache

Dr. William Sawaya says many pandemic factors served as the first domino for supply chain disruptions.

Giovonni Colantonio

Summer internship with Amazon leads to job offer for BGSU finance student

Giovonni Colantonio made the most out of his business classes and his internship experience to land a full-time job after he graduates.

Parker Kern

Recent alumni blaze entrepreneurial trails during COVID

Parker Kern ’19, ’20, Joe Lisa ’18 credit BGSU for helping start ventures in the midst of the pandemic.

Janae Johnson
Class of 2021

Thompson Scholar Janae Johnson says all of her ‘wildest dreams have come true’ at BGSU

The business administration graduate will join Eaton Corp. as part of a rotational leadership program.


Undergraduate Programs:
Susan Kosakowski - Recruiting Manager
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Graduate and Executive Programs:

David Chatfield
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