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  • BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business, Ohio Department of Development partner to expand internship opportunities and move Ohio's economy forward Sep 30, 2022 4:38 PM University joins Ohio Export Internship Program, providing students real-world experiences while supporting state's workforce needs

  • Alumni Spotlight: Erin Schwiebert, Advanced Learning and Development Consultant, Marathon Petroleum Company Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM Erin Schwiebert works as an advanced learning and development consultant at Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC) in Findlay, Ohio. Schwiebert is a two-time graduate of the Schmidthorst College of Business at Bowling Green State University and serves on the college’s Young Alumni Board, as well as the Findlay Community Diversity Equity and Inclusion Advisory Board, Findlay City Schools Diversity Equity and Belonging Committee, the Business Affiliates Board of the University of Findlay and the University of Findlay College of Business Advisory Board.

  • August 2022 Dean’s Message Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM I would like to take this opportunity to share a little about myself, faculty research accomplishments, graduation milestones of our graduate programs, a snapshot of our fall incoming cohorts and an update on some new initiatives to support student success.

  • Dean's Co-curricular Series Fills Education Gaps With Industry-Recognized Certifications Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM Technological change continues to increase along with the need for students to enhance their university education with application-specific skills. The dean's co-curricular series aims to support students in navigating the many industry-based digital badge and certification options through a fun and engaging atmosphere. Each month, the series will explore digital badges and certifications related to a common theme as a small cohort of students. Themes will include Lean Six Sigma, Microsoft Excel, cybersecurity, ethical leadership, Salesforce and Tableau. Each digital badge or certification will be led by an expert in that area and sponsored by the Schmidthorst College of Business to ensure access for all students. By enhancing their skills through these digital certifications, students will be able to demonstrate to employers both their drive for lifelong learning, as well as technical expertise on these platforms. This program will complement the experiential learning and digital badges already integrated into the curriculum, further ensuring our graduates are prepared to be leaders in their future careers.

  • Employer Spotlights Return to the William F. and Peggy L. Schmeltz Atrium Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM This year, we are looking forward to hosting a wide variety of corporate partners in the William F. and Peggy L. Schmeltz Atrium as we enhance the opportunity for students to engage with industry leaders and learn more about potential business careers. Working across departments and with our active research centers and institutes, we will share with students from across campus the breadth of choices available for students who choose to pursue both majors and minors in business-related fields. Employers participating in an Employer Spotlight will share information about the organization's culture, unique industry perspectives, application of business techniques and their personal career paths to inspire students on their journeys. These spotlights will support students in the development of their professional networks and, hopefully, in preparing them for internships and full-time employment. If you or your organization would be interested in participating in an Employer Spotlight, please contact CoBDean@bgsu.edu.

  • Executive MBA (EMBA) Recruits a New Cohort of Impactful Leaders Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM We are delighted to welcome the new cohort of executive MBA students arriving in the fall semester. The EMBA students have an average of 12 years of progressive career experience and represent a diverse range of companies and areas of professional expertise. Companies represented include JP Morgan Chase, Greenleaf Trust, Fiat Chrysler-Stellantis, First Solar, Kuhlman Corp., Owens Illinois, Materion, O-I, the American Chemical Society, Libbie LLC, Thyssen Krupp and others.

  • First Doctorate of Organization Development and Change Students Graduate! Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM At BGSU's Schmidthorst College of Business, we are answering the call for innovative programs with a Doctorate in organization development and change (D.ODC), a three-year accelerated executive doctoral program specifically for busy professionals to achieve their goals without putting careers on hold This August, seven of the first cohort of students graduated from the program.

  • Helping HR Professionals Understand Career Satisfaction Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM Professor Sherry Sullivan, supported by the O-I Professorship, is making an impact on the human resources management profession through her work exploring careers and career satisfaction.

  • Increasing Equity and Transparency in the Juvenile Justice System Through Artificial Intelligence Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM Schmidthorst College of Business professor Trent Buskirk has been awarded a National Science Foundation Fairness in Artificial Intelligence grant in partnership with nonprofit Child Trends to explore how the juvenile justice system uses data analysis and risk assessment systems as part of the decision-making and recommendation processes.

  • Making an Impact on Healthcare Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM Professor Arthur Yeh and Assistant Professor Amanda Cook are both making an impact on our healthcare system through the application of their work.

  • Online MBA Passes the 200th Graduate Milestone! Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM The online MBA was launched two and a half years ago with a starting cohort of 32 students. We are excited to announce that after summer commencement, we have graduated 275 students from the program. Due to the online format, we have been able to extend our impact across the globe. We are proud to have new alumni from Washington state to Thailand. By the end of 2022, the program expects to have supported over 300 students in earning their MBA from the Schmidthorst College of Business.

  • Schmidthorst Student Extends BGSU Success in Spring 2022 Capsim International Global Competition Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business student Jacob Barga recently placed fifth in the Spring 2022 Capsim Foundation Challenge. Jacob's participation as a finalist marks the 10th semester in a row a BGSU student has earned finalist status in this competition. Worldwide, no other university has more Capsim Challenge finalists. Jacob competed against others from India, Turkey, Malaysia and the United States.

  • Undergraduate Programs Growing While Increasing Student Support and Access Aug 11, 2022 12:00 PM One of the strategic priorities for BGSU and the Schmidthorst College of Business is to serve our community through access to high-quality learning experiences. This year, we are working with partners across campus to increase supports for deciding students interested in exploring business. BGSU is also expanding access to the signature Life Design program where students have the opportunity to learn design thinking and work with a coach to apply these principles to personalize their University experience and design their unique career path. We are working on updating our introduction to business course to integrate core Life Design principles so all business students will build this competency.

  • Dr. Man Zhang Joins Executive Board of MBAA International as Board Member-At-Large May 25, 2022 8:00 AM Dr. Man Zhang, Professor, Department of Management has joined the Executive Board of MBAA International as Board Member-At-Large.

  • May 2022 Dean’s Message May 25, 2022 8:00 AM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College of Business at BGSU! We completed another successful academic year by celebrating Entrepreneurship Week, more commonly known as E-Week, and recognizing our outstanding seniors and faculty.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Student Ambassadors Celebrate with a Senior Dinner and Reunion Apr 24, 2022 7:15 PM Schmidthorst College of Business Student Ambassadors, a student organization led by Dean Braun that works with current students, prospective students, and alumni, celebrated many successes.

  • BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business Celebrates Successful Entrepreneurship Week! Apr 24, 2022 5:00 PM Schmidthorst College celebrated another successful Entrepreneurship Week. Students, faculty, staff, and alumni week attended lunch and learns, panel discussions, presentations, and BGSU’s version of Shark Tank, The Hatch.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Outstanding Faculty Recognized at Insiders’ Luncheon Apr 22, 2022 12:30 PM The Leadership Council, an advisory board comprised of prominent alumni and friends, hosted the Insiders’ Luncheon to present the Leadership Council Faculty Excellence Awards recognizing outstanding faculty in the Schmidthorst College. The Leadership Council presented Faculty Excellence Awards in teaching, research, and co-curricular activities with positive societal change. Each recipient received a plaque and an award of $5,000.

  • Four Alumni Inducted into the Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame Apr 21, 2022 9:30 AM Four Bowling Green State University alumni were inducted into the Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame on April 21, 2022. The inductees are Julie Brandle’93, Bruce Fisher’68, Mike Hart ‘94, and Eric Nowlin’82. The Hall of Fame 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.

  • Associate Dean Awarded Inaugural Chan Hahn Professorship in Supply Chain Management Apr 20, 2022 2:30 PM Janet Harley, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean of Schmidthorst Graduate Programs, Faculty Affairs, Budgeting and Research, was awarded the first Chan Hahn Professorship in Supply Chain Management. This endowed professorship was created to honor Dr. Chan Hahn, a well-respected advisor, career coach and father figure to a generation of BGSU supply chain and procurement operations students.

  • Emma Harris Receives 2022 Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award in Schmidthorst College of Business at BGSU Apr 19, 2022 3:30 PM Emma Harris was the recipient of the Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award, named in honor of a former dean of the Schmidthorst College. The Vogt award recognizes the top graduating senior who has demonstrated superior scholarship, participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and community activities.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Student Extends BGSU Success in International Global Competition Apr 18, 2022 9:45 AM BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business (SCoB) student Layton Hauler who is specializing in information systems placed fifth in the Fall 2021 Capsim Foundation Challenge. In the challenge, students make decisions as an executive in a large business competing against other teams.

  • March 2022 Dean’s Message Mar 15, 2022 10:03 AM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College of Business! Students just finished taking midterms before enjoying their weeklong spring break. They’re now beginning the second half of the semester and hoping for warm weather to start soon!

  • The 2022 Young Women in Leadership Conference Kicks Off Women’s History Month Mar 14, 2022 3:08 PM On March 1st, BGSU student organizations held the second annual Young Women in Leadership (YWiL) Conference. This was the first fully in-person conference and drew in a crowd of over 150 students and professionals from various majors and career fields.

  • Student Organization Business Innovation and Technology (BIT) Gains Traction in The Schmidthorst College Mar 14, 2022 3:04 PM A student organization in the Schmidthorst College of Business, Business Innovation and Technology (BIT), has been making big strides this semester. Formally known as Information Systems Organization (ISO), BIT was reworked and reimagined by current undergraduate students in the Schmidthorst College.

  • BGSU Students Head to The National Collegiate Sales Competition Mar 14, 2022 2:56 PM The National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) is a basic sales call skills challenge hosted for undergraduate students across the United States. This competition is considered one of the most prestigious sales competitions in the country.

  • Several new administrative staff members joined the Schmidthorst College of Business Mar 14, 2022 2:52 PM We are pleased to announce several new administrative staff members have joined the Schmidthorst College of Business

  • Meet the Second Half of the 2022 Hatchlings and Their Mentors Mar 14, 2022 2:45 PM Meet the Second Half of the 2022 Hatchlings and Their Mentors for the 2022 Hatch.

  • BGSU Students Earn First Place Amongst Ohio Colleges in MAPFRE Case Competition Mar 14, 2022 2:43 PM Schmidthorst College of Business students Vincent Zhang, Nikolas Geier, Lexi Knoll, and Ryan Brown found success at the MAPFRE Case Competition. The team placed first over teams from Kent State University, The University of Akron, and Mount Union University.

  • Schmidthorst Student Spotlight: What Did You Do Over Winter Break? Feb 10, 2022 2:41 PM After the Fall 2021 term, many Schmidhorst College of Business students found unique and exciting ways to spend their well-earned three-week breaks over the holidays.

  • Introducing the First Half of the 2022 Hatchlings and Mentors Feb 10, 2022 2:40 PM The lineup of budding entrepreneurs vying for funds to launch their businesses at The Hatch has been released! Meet the first half of this year's Hatchlings.

  • Meet the E-Week Keynote Speaker: Tom Morris, Best-Selling Author Feb 10, 2022 2:39 PM This year’s Sebo Series in Entrepreneurship keynote speaker is the celebrated philosopher Tom Morris, whose masterful book about adversity, "Plato's Lemonade Stand: Stirring Change into Something Great," inspired the 2022 E-Week’s theme of Turning Lemons into Lemonade.

  • Dean’s Message February 2022 Feb 10, 2022 2:32 PM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College of Business! Students, faculty and staff just enjoyed a three-week winter break to spend time with family and friends and recoup before the start of the spring semester.

  • Transfer athletes find ideal hockey-academics balance at BG Jan 26, 2022 2:57 PM Three Falcon Hockey team members are enrolled in the University's one-year MBA program, with their eyes set on careers in the business world once their days of playing competitive ice hockey end.

  • Most-read article points to pioneering scholarship Dec 27, 2021 9:00 AM A 2012 article on managing organizational change by current and retired faculty has been read more than 27,000 times according to ResearchGate, which recognized it as the most frequently read article from BGSU.

  • Dagmar Chapin completes exemplary path at BGSU on way to career in international business Dec 21, 2021 12:10 PM Chapin will graduate from the BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business as a triple major who had her choice of multiple job offers before completing school.

  • BGSU MBA students visit First Solar Dec 10, 2021 11:30 AM The experience at First Solar opened students’ eyes to the solar power industry. Located in Lake Township, the plant is one million square feet, has over 500 full-time employees and it has been in service since October 2019.

  • Dean's Message December 2021 Dec 7, 2021 1:03 PM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College, As we approach the end of the semester, everyone is busy preparing for examinations. The Maurer Center is full of students studying together and faculty preparing the final materials.

  • The Schmidthorst College Welcomes a New Cohort of Student Ambassadors Dec 7, 2021 12:56 PM While 2021 is coming to an end, a new cohort of Schmidthorst Student Ambassadors are just beginning their journey. This year, 11 Schmidthorst College of Business Students were selected for the prestigious Student Ambassador Program.

  • Associate Dean Receives Highest Award from Global Professional Institute Dec 7, 2021 12:55 PM Janet Harley, Associate Dean of Schmidthorst Graduate Programs, Faculty Affairs, Budgeting and Research, was presented the prestigious Dennis E. Grawoig Distinguished Service Award at the 52nd Annual Decision Sciences Institute Conference.

  • International Schmidthorst College of Business Students’ Holiday Traditions Dec 7, 2021 12:53 PM The holiday season is upon us and here at the Schmidthorst College of Business we have many diverse individuals celebrating in unique ways. We wanted to spotlight some of our international students and learn more about their holiday traditions.

  • World Culture Expo Celebrates Student Body Diversity Dec 7, 2021 12:52 PM On November 16th, the Dean’s Council for Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI) hosted the World Culture Expo to feature international student organizations here at BGSU.

  • Alumna Says Schmidthorst Alumni & Friends Network Already Expanding Her Connections Nov 30, 2021 1:09 PM Lauren Diehl, a 2016 Schmidthorst Supply Chain Management graduate, shares how the Alumni & Friends has benefitted her.

  • Prospective Students Engage with the Schmidthorst College at SCoB Day Nov 23, 2021 1:41 PM The Schmidthorst College of Business hosted SCoB Days in November to showcase the undergraduate academic program to prospective students and families.

  • BGSU singers back up John Legend at private concert at Toledo Museum of Art Nov 5, 2021 1:30 PM Performers from Bowling Green State University sing backup to John Legend at private concert at Toledo Museum of Art.

  • Dean's Message November 2021 Nov 2, 2021 1:37 PM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College, We are halfway through the semester and faculty and students are relieved to have midterms behind them. Students are busy preparing their schedules for Spring semester and looking forward to Thanksgiving break.

  • Turkeys may gobble up the holiday budget this year Nov 2, 2021 1:28 PM Consumers should be prepared for turkey shortages and price increases this holiday season. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a multitude of supply chain complications over the past year and a half and turkeys are not immune to these issues.

  • Schmidthorst Students Finish Second and Third in Gartner Ohio Sales Challenge Nov 2, 2021 1:27 PM Two Schmidthorst students, Trent Graham and Noah Schumacker, placed 2nd and 3rd respectively in the Ohio Sales Challenge on October 2nd.

  • College of Business Students Accepted for Prestigious Export Internship Program Nov 2, 2021 1:24 PM Three Schmidthorst International Business students were accepted into the 2022 Ohio Export Internship Program. The internship program includes a three-credit hour class at Ohio State University and a 12-week internship at an Ohio-based company.

  • The BGSU connection to one of this Halloween's hottest treats: Starburst Lollipops Oct 29, 2021 2:00 PM Halloween is an exciting time for BGSU alumni Bill Martin ’88 and Megan Butler ‘15, ’16 at the Spangler Candy Co., headquartered in Bryan, Ohio.

  • Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at BGSU welcomes new Advisory Board members Oct 13, 2021 3:00 PM The center recently welcomed six new members to its Advisory Board along with a new interim director

  • Dean's Message October 2021 Oct 8, 2021 9:28 AM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College of Business! Our academic year is off to a great start. Students are excited to be back to in-person classes and holding live meetings with student organizations.

  • Students hit the links, make connections at Dean’s Golf Workshop Oct 8, 2021 9:15 AM Twenty-four Schmidthorst students had the opportunity to attend Dean Raymond Braun’s Golf Workshop during the month of September. The workshop is designed to inform students about the basics of a scramble format golf outing that they may be invited to on internships or with their employer.

  • 2021 Dean’s Guide to Practical Business Workshop guides students through business etiquette Oct 7, 2021 3:49 PM The Dean’s Guide to Practical Business is a 4-week workshop series to help students learn the basics of business professionalism.

  • Save the Date: E-Week 2022 Oct 7, 2021 10:29 AM The Schmidthorst College is excited to announce that E-Week 2022 will be held April 18-22. The theme this year is “Turning Lemons into Lemonade”, and the Entrepreneur-in-Residence is Mark Berman, CEO of Compliglobe.

  • Join the Schmidthorst College of Business Alumni and Friends Network Oct 7, 2021 10:20 AM The Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business launched the Schmidthorst College Alumni & Friends Network this fall. This is a private network to benefit BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business alumni and supporters.

  • Women in Business Leadership Hosts Memorial Service for Paige Redlin Oct 6, 2021 6:30 PM Women in Business Leadership held a memorial service in honor of Paige Redlin, a Schmidthorst student who passed away on June 18th, 2021, after a hard-fought battle with Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Paige Redlin was an extremely dedicated and motivated MBA student. During her time at BGSU, she was heavily involved in Schmidthorst student organizations including Student Ambassadors and Women in Business Leadership.

  • Summer internship with Amazon leads to job offer for BGSU finance student Sep 30, 2021 9:40 AM Bowling Green State University finance major Giovonni Colantonio’s summer internship with Amazon led to a full-time job offer upon his degree completion.

  • Alumni treated to tailgating, tours of new Maurer Center during Homecoming Sep 29, 2021 1:30 PM The Bowling Green State University community celebrated 99 years of Homecoming this year. Hundreds of BGSU alumni returned home to cheer on the Falcon football team and to reconnect with former classmates.

  • Advisory Boards plan for upcoming semester and express thanks Sep 24, 2021 11:30 AM The Schmidthorst College of Business hosted several advisory board meetings during Homecoming weekend. The Leadership Council, The Young Alumni Board, and The Paul J Hooker Center Advisory Board all met in person to discuss plans for the upcoming semester.

  • Student Organization Fair and Dean’s Picnic encourage personal growth and networking Sep 22, 2021 7:30 PM Business students had the opportunity to learn about the numerous organizations in the Schmidthorst College of Business.

  • BGSU research with United Way highlights benefits of collaborative procurement strategy Sep 22, 2021 7:00 PM Schmidthorst College of Business Management Professors Karen Eboch and Amelia Carr’s research highlighting the benefits of private-public procurement partnerships was accepted for publication in the Journal of Public Procurement.

  • Dean's Message September 2021 Sep 1, 2021 8:30 AM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College of Business! The Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business is excited to welcome students, faculty, staff and alumni back to campus for this academic year.

  • In Remembrance of Paige Redlin: A Tribute to an Empowered Young Woman Sep 1, 2021 8:00 AM Paige Redlin is a name that’s reached far and wide at Bowling Green State University. Maybe you’ve seen it in your email inbox with her prompting you to join Women in Business Leadership (WBL). Or perhaps you saw it on her Schmidthorst College of Business Student Ambassador nametag at an SCoB event, helping out and offering a friendly smile. You could’ve even seen her name on the list of speakers at the 2019 Women in Leadership Conference. Maybe she was just a name you knew because you sat next to her in an MBA class and admired her work ethic and passion for what she does.

  • Class of 2025 Welcomed into the Schmidthorst Community Aug 29, 2021 12:00 PM The Schmidthorst College of Business is excited to welcome the Class of 2025 to campus! Approximately 390 freshmen began their journeys at BGSU and started their fall semester classes.

  • Business major plans to cash in on her leadership exposure at BGSU Aug 18, 2021 1:59 PM Once an undecided major, Hannah Salo is graduating with 3.97 GPA and a business administration degree with a specialization in management from BGSU.

  • Alumnus helps those in need pay their bills with new app Aug 5, 2021 10:52 AM BGSU alumnus Gus Hashem '94, co-founder of financial tech company T-CETRA, launches the app 'NeighborRelief' to help those in need pay their bills.

  • Schmidthorst Insurance Faculty Member Featured in WalletHub Article Jul 29, 2021 2:15 PM Schmidthorst College faculty member Roc Starks was featured in WalletHub’s article about Liability Only vs. Full Coverage Car Insurance.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Student Places Second in International Competition Jun 24, 2021 8:26 AM BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business (SCoB) student Lindsey Schneeg placed second in the Spring 2021 Capsim Foundation Challenge.

  • Bowling Green State University Accounting Student Named Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholar Jun 18, 2021 11:05 AM Allison Mishka, a student in the Schmidthorst College of Business at Bowling Green State University (BGSU), has been selected as a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Scholar and will receive a scholarship in the amount of $10,000 for the 2021-2022 academic year.

  • Recent BGSU alumni blazing entrepreneurial trails during COVID Jun 16, 2021 8:29 AM Bowling Green State University alumni launch vastly different entrepreneurial ventures in midst of global COVID pandemic.

  • 2018 Hatchling galloping into success with Magna Halter Jun 2, 2021 9:22 AM BGSU alumna Sara Yarger who was one of the 2018 Hatchlings who was successfully funded for her Magna Halter.

  • BGSU's eCampus helps post-traditional student realize longtime goal of living in South Korea May 18, 2021 2:54 PM The versatility of BGSU's eCampus online program allowed Sherrie Lynn Dominique to continue her studies while pursuing her dream of living in South Korea.

  • Dean’s Message Apr 27, 2021 3:26 PM Greetings from the Schmidthorst College of Business! We have had a busy month with many awards, accomplishments, and events.

  • The 2021 Hatch a Great Success Apr 27, 2021 2:57 PM On April 22nd, ten student and alumni entrepreneurs, fondly known as Hatchlings, pitched their business ideas to five Schmidthorst College of Business alumni investors (Bethany Bryant, Emanuele Conti, Joseph Fisch Jr., George Heath, and Mark West) at the ninth annual Hatch.

  • BGSU’s American Marketing Association Goes Above and Beyond in the 2020-2021 Academic Year Apr 27, 2021 2:49 PM Over the past school year, the BGSU Chapter of the American Marketing Association (BGAMA) has made great strides in professional development, diversity and inclusion, and growth for the organization as a whole.

  • Women in Business Leadership Named “Outstanding Student Organization of the Year” Apr 26, 2021 8:59 AM Women in Business Leadership (WBL), a student organization in the Schmidthorst College of Business, received the Bowling Green State University Outstanding Student Organization of the Year award at the Gregory T. DeCrane Applauding Excellence Ceremony on April 15th.

  • Student entrepreneurs prepare to present their ideas for The Hatch Apr 21, 2021 3:19 PM Ten BGSU students vying for funding for their startup ideas will present to a panel of investors on April 22.

  • Hokey Min named a Distinguished Research Professor Apr 20, 2021 8:58 AM Dr. Hokey Min, professor of operations and supply chain management, has been honored as a Distinguished Research Professor as part of the 2021 Faculty Excellence Award celebration.

  • The Schmidthorst College Welcomes the 2020-2021 Peer Leader Cohort Apr 16, 2021 6:38 PM Thirteen Schmidthorst business students have been accepted into the 2020-2021 Peer Leader program.

  • Janae Johnson Selected as 2021 Karl E. Vogt Top Graduating Senior Apr 16, 2021 5:39 PM The Schmidthorst College of Business is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2021 Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award is Janae Johnson, a Finance and Business Analytics major from Euclid, Ohio.

  • Bidding Farewell to Senior Student Ambassadors Featuring Superlatives Apr 16, 2021 5:34 PM The Schmidthorst College of Business Student Ambassador Program has nine members graduating in 2021.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Features Toyota, Plante Moran, and Northwestern Mutual in Diversity and Inclusion Workshop Apr 16, 2021 5:30 PM On March 30th, the Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI) hosted a virtual panel covering diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

  • International Student Experience During Pandemic Apr 14, 2021 1:20 PM I spent my first two years of college at University of Platteville-Richland in the small town of Richland Center, Wisconsin.

  • The Hatch 2021: Meet the Hatchlings & Mentors [P2] Apr 14, 2021 11:41 AM [Part 2] April is here, which means The Hatch is near!

  • 2021 Karl Vogt Outstanding Senior Nominees Announced Apr 12, 2021 1:43 PM Final nominees for the 2021 Karl Vogt Outstanding Senior Awards have been announced.

  • Ann-Marie Daugherty ’00: ‘I’ve learned how to ensure that my voice is still heard’ Mar 19, 2021 4:15 PM Ann-Marie Daugherty’s transition into supply chain opened a world of possibilities. The Bowling Green State University alumna is the GM/SVP of supply chain at Inmar Intelligence in N.C.

  • BGSU Sales Team Captures 4th Place at National Collegiate Sales Competition Mar 18, 2021 12:13 PM The Schmidthorst College of Business at Bowling Green State University is proud to announce that the BGSU Sales Team, composed of Sophia Barnes and Tyler Newton, placed 4th out of 71 schools that competed at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) in March.

  • The Hatch 2021: Meet the Hatchlings & Mentors Mar 12, 2021 3:58 PM PART ONE: In this 2-part series, 5 Hatchlings shared some thoughts about their journeys with the Hatch 2021, which will be held virtually on Thursday, April 22.

  • BGSU Board of Trustees Named Dr. Hokey Min Distinguished Research Professor Mar 12, 2021 2:03 PM Dr. Hokey Min, professor of operations and supply management and the James R. Good Chair in Global Supply Chain Strategy, recently got named Distinguished Research Professor by the BGSU Board of Trustees in honor of his contribution to the study of global and healthcare logistics.

  • Inaugural Young Women in Leadership Conference Attracts Large and Diverse Audience Mar 10, 2021 3:43 PM On March 8th, also known as International Women’s Day, BGSU students attended a student-led Young Women in Leadership (YWIL) Conference, the theme being Ready or Not: The New Generation of Women Leaders.

  • The New Cohort for the Schmidthorst Student Ambassadors Successfully Completes Their Preparation Class Mar 10, 2021 3:29 PM The 2020 Cohort of Schmidthorst Student Ambassadors wrapped up their 7-week course on March 8th with an Alumni Networking event.

  • BGSU alumnus launches vodka line in Ohio Feb 23, 2021 11:15 AM BGSU alumnus Victor Harvey launched his award-winning VG Vodka in his home state of Ohio on Feb. 3 to coincide with Black History Month.

  • BGSU organization development alumna named Emerging Practitioner of the Year Feb 22, 2021 11:57 AM Bowling Green State University graduate Erin Garland is named Organization Development Emerging Practitioner of the Year for her work at Atlanta's Wellstar Health System.

  • Schmidthorst Student Managed Fund Continues to Go Beyond Business as Usual Feb 12, 2021 3:15 PM Finance and insurance students in the Schmidthorst College of Business have the opportunity to participate in the Student Managed Investment Fund analyzing stocks and making recommendations on the investment of a real portfolio of funds provided by the BGSU Foundation.

  • Marketing Professor Dwayne Gremler’s Research Accepted for Publication in FT 50 Journal Feb 12, 2021 2:47 PM Professor of Marketing Dr. Dwayne D. Gremler recently had a research article accepted by the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science, a Financial Times 50 Journal.

  • BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business Finance Department Chair Dr. Sung Bae Appointed as Fred E. Scholl Endowed Chair in Finance and Insurance Feb 8, 2021 4:28 PM Dr. Sung C. Bae, Chair and Professor in the Department of Finance in the Schmidthorst College of Business at Bowling Green State University, has been appointed as the first Fred E. Scholl Endowed Chair in Finance and Insurance.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Recognized as Top 35 Best Public University in US, No. 2 in Ohio Feb 5, 2021 3:17 PM Bowling Green State University’s Schmidthorst College of Business has been named among the Top 35 Best Public Undergraduate Business Programs in the US by Poets & Quants.

  • Teammates in business: Class of 2014 alumni open fitness recovery center Jan 13, 2021 10:23 AM A friendship for a pair of 2014 alumni that started on the Falcon football field has turned into a new business for partners Gabe Martin and Jude Adjei-Barimah.

  • Schmidthorst College Announces 2021 Hatchlings at Insiders’ Update Jan 8, 2021 1:30 AM The Schmidthorst College of Business at Bowling Green State University hosted a December Insiders’ Update event, a virtual event for college advisory board members.

  • A BGSU alumnus works to keep the community clean with Hatch invention Dec 22, 2020 9:28 AM Brandon Bayes, a Bowling Green High School alumnus and 2020 graduate from the Schmidthorst College of Business, received funding to develop his trash management products, Can-Stand™ and Waste Weight™.

  • 2020 Hatchling prepares to launch her product during the pandemic Dec 22, 2020 9:27 AM Marissa Brubaker, a 2020 MBA alumna from the Schmidthorst College of Business and BGHS graduate, is persevering with launching her Hatch idea, Forever Evolving sports bras.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Students are Fierce Competitors Dec 16, 2020 4:16 PM BGSU Schmidthorst College of Business (SCoB) students extended their unprecedented success in the Capsim Foundation Challenge.

  • BGSU to hold virtual celebration for graduates Dec. 12 Dec 4, 2020 3:01 PM Bowling Green State University will host a live, virtual celebration for fall degree candidates.

  • John D. Tortorella Legacy Continued With Student Ambassador Endowed Fund Nov 20, 2020 9:42 AM Drew Forhan ’81 established the John D. Tortorella Student Ambassador Endowed Fund to honor honor his close friend and fraternity brother, who valued the impact of the student ambassador program on BGSU students.

  • MBA Students Provided Invaluable Professional Skills Through Guest Speakers Nov 18, 2020 12:16 PM Alumni and professionals share insights that help students prepare for success beyond the classroom.

  • Ruth White Named Chapter Advisor of the Year Nov 18, 2020 11:38 AM Associate Teaching Professor Ruth White was named Chapter Advisor of the Year for her work advising the Schmidthorst College of Business’ Theta Pi Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi.

  • Winners of the BGSU Sales Competition Announced Nov 13, 2020 8:35 AM Each year students compete for the top two coveted spots in the BGSU Sales Competition. The first and second place finishers will compete at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NSCS) in the spring. The third place finisher is an alternate. This was the first year the BGSU Sales Competition was held virtually.

  • COVID-19 inspires alumna to fulfill dream, support future educators Nov 12, 2020 1:30 PM A love of reading, a concern for young readers and a Bowling Green State University education have led to “The Four Ever Friends,” the first in a trilogy of books alumna Darlene Lipovec DeCrane has written

  • Newly named Central Hall ushers new era of health care providers, incorporates partner-enabled improvements Nov 10, 2020 11:59 AM Wood and Henry county hospitals support BGSU's new nursing labs to expand regional workforce.

  • BGSU Academy of Marketing Association adds value for students interested in sales careers Oct 27, 2020 11:11 AM BGSU marketing students gain valuable experience outside the classroom as members of the Academy of Professional Selling student organization.

  • Schmidthorst College of Business Beta Alpha Psi Recognized as Superior Chapter Oct 27, 2020 8:43 AM The Schmidthorst College of Business at Bowling Green State University is proud to announce that the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the International Honor Organization for Financial Information Professionals, has received international recognition as a Superior Chapter.

  • High-rising analytics firm Satelytics has deep roots at BGSU Oct 21, 2020 3:00 PM Satelytics Inc.is a cloud-based geospatial analytics software suite that helps some of the world’s most critical industries avoid major issues.

  • BGSU research team takes on COVID with data ‘superpowers’ Oct 2, 2020 1:34 PM BGSU’s Dr. Trent Buskirk tackles ongoing COVID-19 data science research project with the help of undergraduate and graduate students.

  • A Gateway to Campus and Beyond Sep 11, 2020 3:37 PM The Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, home to the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business, officially opens its doors with a Grand Opening and Dedication celebration.

  • Student startup ideas take flight during The Hatch Sep 11, 2020 10:56 AM This year's Hatchlings competed for funding and pitched business investors on ideas ranging from water purification and sports apparel to technology organizers and a networking app for college students.

  • A glimpse inside the state-of-the-art Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center Sep 10, 2020 8:11 PM Photos go inside the Maurer Center, one of the most innovative and collaborative learning environments for business education in the nation.

  • In Memory of Brian Sokol Sep 7, 2020 4:13 PM The Schmidthorst College of Business is sad to announce that Brian Sokol, associate director for the Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership, passed away following his courageous battle against brain cancer.

  • Goodbye Business Administration Building, Hello Maurer Center Sep 7, 2020 4:05 PM Schmidthorst College of Business faculty and staff say goodbye to their longtime home in the center of campus and embrace the beauty and technology of their new home in the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center.

  • BGSU to honor achievement at virtual celebration Aug. 15 Aug 12, 2020 1:50 PM Bowling Green State University will host a live, virtual celebration for summer degree candidates Saturday, Aug. 15. The livestream will begin at 1 p.m. Students, family and friends can view the stream at BGSU.edu.

  • BGSU entrepreneurship offering goes virtual Aug 7, 2020 4:04 PM The Bowling Green State University Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business offers an extension of the Hatch with a new virtual incubator that lets students explore entrepreneurial ideas online.

  • Trent Buskirk is a sought-after survey expert during election season Aug 7, 2020 3:37 PM Being able to vet surveys and election polls is important for journalists and other media experts, making Dr. Trent Buskirk a very popular person this time of year. Buskirk is the Novak Family Professor of Data Science and the chair of the Applied Statistics and Operations Research Department at BGSU.

  • A new era of business education at BGSU Jul 31, 2020 11:27 AM With the historic $15 million gift in support of business education, the Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business builds on a solid foundation of excellence

  • BGSU announces first named college, Allen W. and Carol M. Schmidthorst College of Business Jul 31, 2020 11:27 AM Ohio entrepreneur Allen Schmidthorst, and his wife, Carol, donate a transformational $15 million, the largest academic gift in the University's nearly 110-year history, to elevate business education at BGSU.

  • BGSU students adapt during COVID-19 for internships Jul 30, 2020 11:19 AM Since March, many BGSU students have had to adapt in more ways than one. With classes turning to all online and businesses across the world shutting down for weeks, many summer internships were canceled or postponed. That made things difficult for numerous students because, for some, internships are required to graduate.

  • CTAAE faculty help students find co-ops during COVID-19 Jul 30, 2020 10:52 AM For many Bowling Green State University students in the College of Technology Architecture and Applied Engineering, they found their co-ops canceled or retracted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but through determination and support from faculty they found new ways to secure opportunities to stay on track.

  • BGSU celebrates National Internship Day Jul 30, 2020 9:39 AM Bowling Green State University has many students, both undergraduate and graduate, participating in internships and co-ops all around the country. Some are working in-person while following guidelines to be safe in the workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic, while others are working remotely from the safety of their homes.

  • BGSU College of Business Survey Research Expert Trent D. Buskirk Interviewed by Texas Public Radio Jul 17, 2020 11:21 AM The Source, on Texas Public Radio, recently hosted an interview titled “Polls and Surveys are Used to Gauge Public Opinion. How Credible are the Results?” The Source is a daily, one-hour talk program that gives listeners in San Antonio the opportunity to connect with in-studio guests and the city-wide audience. The Source gives life, context, and breadth to the events and issues affecting San Antonio by interviewing newsmakers and experts to inform San Antonio Citizens.

  • Marketing Professor Dwayne Gremler Named JSR Outstanding Associate Editor Jul 14, 2020 9:11 AM Dr. Dwayne D. Gremler, Professor of Marketing in the College of Business at Bowling Green State University, has received the inaugural Outstanding Associate Editor (AE) Award from the Journal of Service Research (JSR). According to the JSR’s editor-in-chief, Michael K. Brady: “being an AE is a very difficult – and likely the most difficult – job of any member of an article review team.

  • BGSU supply chain program ranked No. 1 in Ohio Jul 9, 2020 2:06 PM Bowling Green State University’s Supply Chain Management program, within the College of Business, has been ranked in the Gartner Supply Chain University Top 25 for 2020. BGSU’s Supply Chain Management program was ranked No. 16 this year, up from No. 21 in 2018.

  • Business Students Remained Abroad During Pandemic Jul 6, 2020 10:46 AM As spring semester began, two business students started their study abroad experience. Fourth year accounting student, Stephanie Hermes, was studying abroad in Amsterdam at Vrije Universiteit. Max Pigza, accounting and finance senior, was enrolled in the EM Strasbourg Business School in France.

  • ASOR Department Chair Trent Buskirk Selected as Panelist for Media Briefing Jul 1, 2020 10:56 AM SciLine and the American Statistical Association recently cosponsored an event for journalists wanting to learn more about incorporating statistics, surveys and data into their reporting. As the November election nears, journalists will be increasingly relied upon to accurately characterize what the public thinks and feels about political candidates and policy issues.

  • BGSU Board of Trustees approves donor-named spaces at Maurer Center Jun 26, 2020 2:28 PM As the new home of BGSU’s College of Business nears completion, philanthropic support has not waned for the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center. BGSU’s Board of Trustees approved a number of donor-named spaces recognizing the support of friends and alumni who are committed to the center’s cutting-edge vision through their financial gifts.

  • CURS symposium attracts student researchers statewide Jun 17, 2020 2:48 PM The COVID-19 pandemic enabled the symposium to find a new way for undergraduate students from all disciplines and fields to share their research, scholarly and creative projects with a wider community.

  • Rising Senior Amanda Sahloff Selected for Prestigious Accounting Scholarship Jun 15, 2020 2:03 PM Dedicated business student, Amanda Sahloff, was recently selected as a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) scholar. Sahloff will be graduating next May with a triple specialization in Accounting, Information Systems Auditing and Control, and Business Analytics.

  • MIS Professor McKinney Chosen for Prestigious Fulbright Program Jun 2, 2020 9:33 AM Dr. Earl McKinney, a Management Information Systems Professor in the College of Business at Bowling Green State University, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar to visit Austria in Spring 2021.

  • College of Business Hosts Virtual Insider’s Update Jun 2, 2020 9:04 AM In response to COVID-19, Bowling Green State University shifted to remote learning and teaching in mid-March. The College of Business shared what the transition was like from faculty and student perspectives during the Insider’s Update, an event for College advisory board members and major donors. The virtual event was well attended with over 50 alumni and friends who actively engaged with the presenters via WebEx Chat.

  • Class of 2020 Success Stories: BGSU College of Business grad has data stacked in her favor May 22, 2020 2:13 PM Jazzmin Speziali has made countless friends and career connections as a member of BGSU’s Class of 2020. She earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a specialization in business analytics and intelligence from the College of Business and is scheduled to begin an internship Aug. 1 at Owens-Illinois.

  • College of Business to Welcome New Associate Dean Dr. Janet Hartley May 19, 2020 4:38 PM Beginning July 1, the College of Business will be welcoming the new Associate Dean of Graduate Programs, Faculty Affairs, Budgeting and Research, Dr. Janet Hartley. She is replacing Dr. Arthur Yeh, who is returning as faculty to the Applied Statistics and Operations Research (ASOR) Department.

  • Business Student Gabriel Sayer Places Sixth In Worldwide Capsim Challenge May 19, 2020 3:49 PM Gabriel Sayer, studying accounting and business analytics, captured sixth place in the international business simulation competition, beating a strong field of international contenders including India, Turkey, Poland, Malaysia and the United States.

  • Analytics Student’s Master’s Thesis Lands Job May 19, 2020 3:19 PM In August, Austin Armstrong will be graduating from BGSU with his Master of Science in Applied Statistics degree with a specialization in Business Analytics. The thesis Armstrong wrote for his degree landed him a full-time job within the Office of the Ohio Secretary of State’s Elections Division.

  • College of Business Graduating Senior Jazzmin Speziali Earns a Degree and Finds a Home May 19, 2020 2:29 PM While in high school, a college degree was a dream for Jazzmin Speziali, a senior from Whitehouse, Ohio studying business analytics and intelligence. This month, she’ll fulfill her dream with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree. And, more importantly, while pursuing her degree, she found a new home in the College of Business at Bowling Green State University.

  • Well Wishes to Retiring Marketing Faculty May 19, 2020 2:28 PM The College of Business will say farewell to two faculty members at the end of the academic year. Dr. David Reid, Associate Professor, and Patti Hanna-Garlitz, Associate Teaching Professor and Business Communication Coordinator, both in the Marketing Department, are retiring.

  • BGSU to honor achievement at virtual celebration May 16 May 13, 2020 4:00 PM Bowling Green State University will host a live, virtual celebration for spring degree candidates May 16. The live stream will begin at 1:30 p.m., and is expected to last about 45 minutes. Students, family and friends can view the stream at BGSU.edu.

  • CATL ‘Leads the Charge’ in Promoting and Supporting High Impact Teaching; Faculty Recognized As HIT Fellows May 6, 2020 4:24 PM As interest in high impact teaching within higher education increased, the Committee to Advance Teaching and Learning (CATL) was formed by the College of Business in 2018.

  • Support BGSU students on #GivingTuesdayNow May 4, 2020 8:00 PM Two matching gifts from Bowling Green State University College of Business Dean Ray Braun '80 and Dr. Theresa Popp Braun '80, '85 will help double the impact of all gifts made to the Student Emergency Fund on Tuesday, May 5, as part of a worldwide day of giving.

  • Graduating Student Ambassadors Credit the College of Business for Their Success Apr 28, 2020 4:59 PM As six College of Business Student Ambassadors graduate in May, they will start the next chapter of their lives. Three of these seniors will embark on their career journey by joining companies and three are continuing their education at BGSU by pursuing graduate degrees.

  • Sherry Sullivan awarded title of Distinguished Research Professor Apr 20, 2020 8:00 AM Dr. Sherry Sullivan '83, professor of management in the College of Business, recently was awarded the title of Distinguished Research Professor by the BGSU Board of Trustees in recognition of her innovative contributions to the study of organizational management at Bowling Green State University.

  • Frontline Falcons are health care heroes Apr 10, 2020 12:40 PM Health care workers, from doctors to nurses to respiratory therapists, play a critical role in keeping our communities healthy. Among those on the front lines, are thousands of Bowling Green State University alumni are treating and caring for patients and putting themselves at risk in order to save lives.

  • College announces Fall 2020 College of Business Week Apr 1, 2020 4:11 PM To protect and ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty and staff, Bowling Green State University has transitioned to online classes for the remainder of the semester based on state and federal guidance to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. In lieu of our spring E-Week, many of the key activities will be moved to the College of Business Week in September.

  • Ostrowski research on hydrogels Mar 31, 2020 8:00 AM Bowling Green State University’s Dr. Alexis Ostrowski received a five-year grant from the Herman Frasch Foundation for Agricultural Chemistry to support research to help reduce agricultural runoff. Researchers study how to turn liquid waste into fertilizer so that it can be safely transported and spread on fields.

  • College of Business committed to student success Mar 30, 2020 12:00 PM BGSU shifts to online learning through the end of the semester to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. College of Business faculty remain committed to student success

  • BGSU temporarily waives GRE and GMAT requirements Mar 26, 2020 8:20 PM Bowling Green State University is continuing to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and make the critical decisions necessary to safeguard students, faculty, staff and the broader community and to ensure that the University learning community has the support and resources needed to adapt to an all online learning environment.

  • BGSU supports local agencies Mar 26, 2020 4:55 PM BGSU campuses in Bowling Green and Huron, as well as BGSU at Levis Commons, are supporting local health and safety agencies by donating PPE supplies and providing facilities to organizations in both communities.

  • BGSU board approves new degree, facility renovations Mar 4, 2020 4:00 PM At its February meeting, the BGSU Board of Trustees approved the University’s new Bachelor of Science in systems engineering. Trustees also approved the first steps in developing a nursing skills lab in the Business Administration Building once the College of Business moves to the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center.

  • David Hainline ’83 mentors entrepreneurship, tourism students Mar 4, 2020 2:30 PM Bowling Green State University alumnus David Hainline recognizes students in Entrepreneurship in Event Management, a course he created as an event professional, along with leaders from the College of Business and the College of Education and Human Development. Hainline recognized the top students from the latest class.

  • BGSU Marketing Students Demonstrate They Are Among Top Sales Talent Nationally Feb 26, 2020 8:00 AM The College of Business is proud to announce the BGSU Sales Team captured second place behind Florida State University at the recent University of Toledo Invitational Sales Competition.

  • Business faculty member organizes fundraiser to combat Coronavirus in China Feb 26, 2020 8:00 AM The number of people around the world being affected by the Coronavirus grows daily. Two of Toledo’s sister cities in China,Qinhuangdao and Nanchong, have been seriously affected and have asked Toledo Sister Cities International (TSCI) for help.

  • College of Business faculty speak on economic impact of Coronavirus Feb 26, 2020 8:00 AM Not only has the Coronavirus caused disruption in daily lives in China and around the world, it has also been very damaging to China’s economy. This has real potential to impact the United States’ economy as well.

  • College of Business Alumnus Lance Mitchell ’81 Rings NASDAQ Opening Bell Launching first IPO of 2020 Feb 25, 2020 9:00 AM Lance Mitchell ’81, CEO of Reynolds Consumer Products, rang the NASDAQ opening bell on February 4th, celebrating the first initial public offering (IPO) of 2020. Reynolds Consumer Products raised over $1 billion, at $26 a share.

  • Online MBA program exceeds enrollment expectations Feb 19, 2020 3:00 PM Bowling Green State University’s online MBA program exceeded the enrollment expectations by 7%. The new program enrolled 32 students during its first cohort that started in January. The online MBA program is expecting even more growth with the possibility of more concentrations added to accommodate more students and meet demands.

  • BGSU Center for Regional Development creates Toledo Region Data Center Feb 14, 2020 11:29 AM Created for the Toledo Chamber of Commerce by the Bowling Green State University Center for Regional Development, the Toledo Region Data Center provides economic and workforce information for the Greater Toledo region; data being calculated for the Toledo MSA includes Lucas, Wood and Fulton counties.

  • Marketing in Latin America Course Takes Students to Panama for Experiential Learning Feb 13, 2020 2:00 PM Students enrolled in a new Marketing in Latin America (MKT 4910) course immersed themselves into the Latin American culture by traveling to Panama. The course was initiated and taught by Professor Emeritus Linda Ueltschy, retired from BGSU’s international business program.

  • International Students Celebrate Chinese New Year Feb 11, 2020 9:45 AM The 2020 Chinese New Year started January 25th and international students in the College of Business are celebrating. Yu Tuan, Shuyue Zhang and Tuan Nguyen describe the Spring Festival.

  • Maurer Center's Student Services Hub Named for Dedicated Educator and Humanitarian Jan 13, 2020 3:00 PM BGSU alums Paul and Margo Hooker are strong, long-term supporters of the College of Business. They have provided numerous gifts, but the latest gift has a more emotional connection for Paul especially. Their financial commitment is being used to name the Student Success Center in the new Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center in memory of Paul’s aunt, Sister Mary Noreen Gray, whose life was spent serving others as an educator and humanitarian.

  • Entrepreneurship Minor Propels Recent Graduates to New Ventures Jan 13, 2020 2:30 PM Elodie Schreiber ’18, Tom Crookston ’19 and Joe Lisa ’19 all agree that BGSU’s College of Business’s entrepreneurship minor helped launch not only their careers, but successful businesses as well. They are proud to be new business owners.

  • Meet students who have committed early to the Class of 2024 Jan 6, 2020 2:37 PM Get to know some of the earliest members of Bowling Green State University’s Class of 2024. These high school seniors are already committed to BGSU and are excited to officially become Falcons in the Fall of 2020. Learn why they decided to call BGSU home.

  • Sheryl Maxfield ’81: 'Speak the truth. Share what is on your mind. Raise your hand.' Dec 17, 2019 4:15 PM Sheryl Maxfield ’81 revealed the two major reasons for her success in her 40-year career as she addressed BGSU graduate candidates during its 296th graduation Dec. 13 at the Stroh Center. Maxfield, who earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from BGSU, is the director of the Ohio Department of Commerce.

  • BGSU honors success at commencement Dec 14, 2019 10:18 AM BGSU celebrated its 296th graduation in two ceremonies in the Stroh Center Dec. 13 and Dec. 14. Alumnae addressing the candidates included Sheryl Maxfield and Laurie Stevenson. The December graduating class included 1,047 candidates.

  • Business Simulations Improve Learning and Assessment in Managerial Accounting Courses Dec 12, 2019 1:15 PM For the past 12 years, business simulation has assisted professors and students by providing a more interactive, engaging, and teamwork-based experience. It requires students to use accounting information to make management decisions, reinforces textbook learning, and focuses on the interdisciplinary nature of business. Simulation provides a unique, hands-on business analysis with quantitative and qualitative feedback.

  • Retired EY Partner Supports Simulation in Preparing Business Students Dec 12, 2019 1:15 PM David Rudd graduated from BGSU in 1983 with degrees in accounting and management information systems followed the next year by earning a Master of Accountancy degree from the University. After graduation, he joined Ernst & Young LLP (EY) and blazed a highly successful 32-year career selling and delivering business advisory services.

  • BGSU intrigues students about STEM innovation, entrepreneurship, financial support options Dec 11, 2019 12:00 PM

  • Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU marketing major launched his own ice cream business as a sophomore Dec 6, 2019 3:00 PM Tyler McCann is graduating from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing, but he already has blazed an entrepreneurial trail by applying what he learned in the College of Business by launching his own ice cream business in his hometown of Mount Vernon, Ohio.

  • Class of 2019 Success Stories: Political science major utilizes multiple opportunities to grow as a leader at BGSU Dec 5, 2019 11:00 AM Kyron Smith, a December 2019 political science graduate, is thankful for the many academic and leadership opportunities that Bowling Green State University has provided. However, what he is most grateful for is the extended family he’s developed over the past three and a half years at BGSU.

  • BGSU Team Continues Tradition of Top 6 Finalists in Global Business Simulation Competition Dec 5, 2019 9:01 AM Fall semester a team of BGSU business students finished in the Top 6 in the Capsim Foundation Challenge. The team advanced to the finalist round where they finished 5th in the world.

  • Holiday Traditions Celebrated in Lebanon and East Africa Dec 4, 2019 3:26 PM Maryam Shreif from Lebanon and Esrom Woldemichael from East Africa are Master of Accountancy students and they share how holidays are celebrated in their native countries.

  • Lisbon internship points to benefits of Global Internship program Nov 22, 2019 2:59 PM Internships can take people to other companies, other states, and through BGSU’s Global Internship program, even other countries. Business administration major Michael Grau was one of the first students to take part in an internship to Lisbon in Portugal, which he believes secured another internship at Marathon Petroleum Corporation.

  • BGSU Students Take 1st and 2nd Place at Ball State Sales Competition Nov 14, 2019 1:15 PM Congratulations go to Josh Wolpert and Stephanie Stile who finished in first and second place, respectively, at the Ball State Sales Competition. A total of 24 students took part in the role play which involved selling the Hilti Fleet Management Solution.

  • Spaces in Maurer Center Facilitate ‘Collaborative Collisions’ Nov 14, 2019 8:14 AM With the opening of the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center in fall 2020, 28 spaces in the new business building have been specifically designed to lead to “collaborative collisions” between students as well as with faculty. These spaces will be used to encourage and facilitate student and faculty interactions on projects.

  • Prospective Students Gain Insight on Nationally Recognized Business Program through College of Business Day Nov 14, 2019 7:55 AM A record number of high school students and their families visited campus for College of Business Day. The morning started out with a welcome from Adrea Spoon, director of admissions. Dean of the College of Business, Raymond Braun, presented how BGSU’s business program goes beyond business as usual.

  • Winners of the Bowling Green State University Sales Competition Announced; Move on to Nationals Nov 12, 2019 2:31 PM Nearly 50 students competed for one of the top coveted spots in the BGSU Sales Competition. Coveted because the top two finishers advance to the National Collegiate Sales Competition where BGSU has a long tradition of excellence. The winners of the BGSU Sales Competition are business students Josh Wolpert, Alex Dargay, and Noah Schumacker.

  • Business ‘Hatched’ at BGSU Featured on National Morning Show Nov 12, 2019 2:30 PM BGSU graduate and former Hatchling, Elsa (Vogel) Vos ‘15, launched Pieces of Me, a company first conceptualized as a personalized clothing startup through The Hatch®. Since then, Pieces of Me has transitioned into a leading designer of meaningful jewelry and was featured on NBC’s show “TODAY with Hoda and Jenna” November 4.

  • Supply Chain Institute Hosts Networking Event and Dinner Meeting Nov 12, 2019 2:23 PM Supply chain students had several opportunities to connect to professionals in their field of study and also compete in a case competition. The Supply Chain Management Institute (SCMI) hosted a networking luncheon for 30 students and five employers.

  • Research for the Public Good: Helping Women Break Through the Glass Ceiling - What They Expect from Other Women Oct 28, 2019 3:30 PM While more women are running for political office, in Corporate America, levels are trending lower for women leading companies. The percentage of women in CEO positions at Fortune 500 companies plummeted 25% in 2018, according to an article in Fortune magazine authored by Valentina Zarya. Two management professors, Dr. Deborah A. O’Neil and Dr. Margaret E. Brooks, believe that women-to-women working relationships need to be studied and want us to better understand these career support behaviors.

  • Students Learned About Insurance Career Opportunities at Symposium Oct 28, 2019 3:00 PM A record number of students attended the 5th Annual Insurance and Risk Management Institute Symposium, hosted by the Department of Finance through the Insurance and Risk Management specialization. The theme was “Launching Insurance and Risk Management Careers.”

  • Supply Chain Student Parlayed Case Study Competition into Full-time Job at GM Oct 28, 2019 2:30 PM Supply chain senior, Conrad Murphy, had the opportunity to participate in the General Motors/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition as a member of the team representing BGSU in 2018. This experience turned into an internship and later a full-time job at General Motors after graduating in December.

  • Business District Residents Grabbed Hammers to Help Their Community Oct 28, 2019 2:00 PM Last month, students living in the Business District did more than study with fellow classmates, network with alumni, and learn about business operations behind the scenes. They donned a hard hat and put in hard work and sweat into helping others in their community.

  • Paper Presentations at Economics and Political Scientists Conference Earn Awards Oct 28, 2019 1:00 PM Senior Stephen Strouse presented a paper which was selected for the Undergraduate Economics Paper Award at the Ohio Association of Economists and Political Scientists (OAEPS) Annual Conference held at John Carroll University. Dr. Amanda Cook won the Faculty Economics Paper Award.

  • BGSU Supply Chain Team Victorious at GM/Wayne State Case Competition Oct 28, 2019 12:00 PM Champions of the 2019 General Motors/Wayne State Supply Chain Competition are the BGSU team of Rachael Sattler, Gloria Souter, Brianna Finger, and Brock Wilson. They competed against students from many of the other top supply chain programs by preparing a supply chain business case based on real problems faced by General Motors and their tier one suppliers.

  • BGSU christens new research vessel, 'RV Ziggy' Oct 23, 2019 3:30 PM BGSU christened a new research vessel that will support the University’s water quality research efforts on Lake Erie through the Center for Great Lakes and Watershed Studies. The vessel was made possible by a generous gift from BGSU alumni Patrick L. and Debra Scheetz Ryan and the Ryan Family Foundation.

  • New Business Building Features Active Learning Classrooms Named for Generous Donors Oct 11, 2019 9:00 AM Active learning classrooms are a hallmark of the new Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center. Students will be able to experience a highly collaborative and interactive space to allow for discovery-based learning and hands-on experimentation.

  • Research for the Public Good: Beyond Hurricane Property Destruction, Dr. Cook Examines the Devastation to Children’s Education in Haiti Oct 10, 2019 10:00 AM The decimation as a result of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas is still fresh in our minds. Over the past decade, the Caribbean has seen its share of more intense hurricanes. Back in 2016, Hurricane Matthew stormed through Haiti and left more than property destruction. It prevented children from staying in school which perpetuates the vicious cycle of poverty

  • BGSU learning communities thriving Oct 9, 2019 2:30 PM Undergraduate students at Bowling Green State University have the opportunity to take the “Belong” in “Belong. Stand out. Go far” even further by choosing to be part of a learning community. No matter whether their interests lie in social justice or business, health or history, there’s something for everyone.

  • Students Get Workforce Ready by Learning Essential ‘Soft Skills’ Through Dean’s Workshops Sep 24, 2019 11:48 AM The College of Business goes beyond business as usual to prepare students to be career-ready by offering two Dean’s Workshops during fall semester.

  • College Celebrates Mid-Autumn Festival’s Asian Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Sep 24, 2019 11:41 AM The Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the traditional festivals celebrated with family gatherings, typically by countries in east Asia, including China, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea, and Vietnam. The College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI) hosted the Mid-Autumn Festival.

  • Homecoming Highlights with Alumni Reconnecting with Alma Mater Sep 24, 2019 10:00 AM The Falcon Spirit was kicked up a notch as alumni from across the region gathered at the College of Business Tailgate Tent near Doyt Perry Stadium, taking in the Homecoming camaraderie before kickoff.

  • Nearly $500,000 in Scholarships Awarded During Honors and Awards Program Sep 24, 2019 9:30 AM The College of Business honored the best and brightest students who developed their talent to the highest levels and recognized the multitude of generous donors who support their efforts.

  • Young Alumni Provide Major Gifts to College of Business Sep 23, 2019 2:15 PM Christian Piazza ’15, '16, Jianing “Jenny” Min ‘14, and Matt Maurer ‘06 all feel that BGSU’s College of Business has catapulted their careers and are paying it forward to help future students with three major gifts.

  • International Alum Lands Job at Shanghai Disney Sep 23, 2019 2:00 PM As a former international student in the College of Business, Minru Zhao ‘17, considers herself to be lucky. After arriving from China, she felt welcomed and accepted at BGSU from day one and received a jumpstart to her career, resulting in an impressive finance position at Shanghai Disney Resorts.

  • College of Business Jumps Double Digit Percentage in Newest U.S. News & World Report Ranking Sep 23, 2019 1:30 PM In the 2020 Best Undergraduate Business Schools ranking by U.S. News & World Report, BGSU’s business program jumped 16%. The College ranks #167, up from #199 last year.

  • Student Organization Fair and Dean’s Picnic Get Students Engaged with CoB Sep 23, 2019 1:00 PM More than a dozen student organizations, some internationally recognized, were part of the College’s annual Student Organization Fair held in the David J. Joseph Student Hub. Freshmen and sophomores looking for opportunities to get involved in business-related organizations talked with student leaders one-on-one.

  • Supply Chain Professor Presented Prestigious Northeast Asia Logistics Award Sep 23, 2019 10:44 AM Dr. Hokey Min, professor of supply chain, was selected as the recipient of the prestigious Northeast Asia Logistics Award presented by three sponsoring organizations - Graduate School of Logistics at the Incheon National University, Asiana Airlines, and Sunkwang Terminal and Logistics.

  • William F. and Peggy L. Schmeltz Atrium in New Maurer Center Takes Shape Aug 29, 2019 10:45 AM One of the signature spaces of the new Maurer Center is the all glass atrium located centrally within the addition. Named for generous donors William (Bill) and Peggy Schmeltz ‘50, ‘70, the William F. and Peggy L. Schmeltz Atrium will be the premier gathering space for educational and networking events and opportunities for faculty, staff, students and business professionals.

  • $1 Million Gift for New Endowed Professorship Comes from Strong Alumni Dedication Aug 28, 2019 10:00 AM BGSU alumni Spencer Seaman and Bernard “Bernie” Karr share such a deep affinity and appreciation for the College of Business which has resulted in an exceptional gift of $1million dollars from the Fred E. Scholl Charitable Foundation to establish the first Endowed Professorship of Finance and Insurance in the College of Business.

  • New Business Leaders Join College’s Leadership Council Aug 28, 2019 9:30 AM The College of Business 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.

  • College Honors Faculty and Staff with Awards Aug 28, 2019 9:00 AM The College is proud to have outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to students, to the College of Business, and to their fields of study. Each year the College of Business recognizes a group of faculty and staff during the Opening Day Luncheon and presents five top awards. Here are the 2019 award winners, along with the selection committee’s praise.

  • Incoming Freshmen Welcomed into Falcon Flock Aug 27, 2019 10:13 AM The Class of 2023 was welcomed to campus to begin their college journey, becoming Falcons Forever. Approximately 533 incoming freshmen started their fall semester classes, a strong increase from last year.

  • Two New Department Chairs and New Faculty and Staff Join College Aug 27, 2019 9:37 AM The College of Business continues to attract faculty who excel in teaching and research bringing their expertise into the classroom.

  • BGSU's first-year students on the move Aug 26, 2019 11:00 AM Nearly 6,000 students, including more than 3,600 first-year students, moved into Bowling Green State University residence halls last week. The Class of 2023 is BGSU’s most academically prepared group of new students. This class is trending to have the highest GPA in University history at 3.5.

  • Accounting Professor Collaborates with Students to Publish Research about Emerging Technologies Aug 22, 2019 1:38 PM At BGSU’s College of Business, it’s not just about faculty mentoring students to find jobs. Students also have the unique opportunity to work with faculty members to enhance their careers through publishing scholarly articles, even if they don’t plan on pursuing positions in academia.

  • Community Effort Aug 21, 2019 3:30 PM Ground was broken Aug. 15 for the second Habitat for Humanity house in Bowling Green, down the street from Bowling Green State University. BGSU students helped build the first house, next door, and will be a big part of the second construction project as well.

  • BGSU holds summer commencement Aug 17, 2019 9:15 AM Bowling Green State University held its 295th commencement ceremony August 17 on the lawn in the historic center of campus, recently named the Bowen-Thompson Quadrangle. Bowling Green Mayor Richard Edwards presented the commencement address to the Class of 2019.

  • Class of 2023 all agree: BGSU feels like home Jul 29, 2019 8:47 AM Bowling Green State University’s incoming Class of 2023 will be the the most academically prepared group of freshman students in the history of the institution as they prepare to belong, stand out and go far. BGSU will continue to have students from all corners of Ohio, as well as all 50 states and at least 70 countries.

  • Ravichandran named resort and attraction management program director Jul 24, 2019 3:00 PM Dr. Swathi Ravichandran has been named director of BGSU’s new resort and attraction management program, the only program of its kind in the country, which will meet the growing demand for professionals in the service industry.

  • Executive Master of Organization Development students engage in the ‘art of business’ and the ‘business of art’ during international trip Jul 24, 2019 11:41 AM In a global economy, working with international organizations is common, and understanding cultural differences is a key element of success. As part of the Executive Master of Organization Development (EMOD) program at Bowling Green State University, students gain this perspective in the Exploring International Organization Development course.

  • Studying in France Provides “Unforgettable Learning Experiences” Jul 9, 2019 2:35 PM Senior Shane McClure, specializing in supply chain management, spent the summer studying in Nantes, France, at the Ecole de Management at Audencia, a BGSU partner for nearly 40 years. Nantes School of Management is one of Europe’s leading business schools which is situated in Brittany, a culturally distinct region of France.

  • BGSU equestrian team competes at national championships Jun 28, 2019 8:53 AM Equestrian team members Rylee Aurand and Gabrielle Miller represented Bowling Green State University at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association national championships in Syracuse, New York. IHSA welcomes college and university equestrians from all across the country.

  • Dr. Janet Hartley leads international Decision Sciences Institute Jun 18, 2019 10:17 AM Dr. Janet Hartley, a professor of management at Bowling Green State University, has begun her term as president of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI).

  • Sowing seeds of success for future BGSU students Jun 18, 2019 10:15 AM Talking with the Bhada family, it’s hard to imagine that they have overcome great odds in their lives. Their warmth, modesty and genuine kindness give no hint that they came to the United States from India more than 50 years ago with only a few dollars in their pockets and the goal of pursuing higher education at Bowling Green State University.

  • Sowing seeds of success for future BGSU students Jun 17, 2019 10:35 AM Dr. Yezdi and Perviz Bhada have established a scholarship for international graduate students in business to “pass forward” the support they received when they came to BGSU from India 50 years ago for Yezdi to pursue his MBA. The experience launched them on successful lives, and now they want to help others.

  • Dr. Janet Hartley leads international Decision Sciences Institute Jun 12, 2019 3:19 PM Dr. Janet Hartley, a BGSU professor of management, has begun her term as president of the Decision Sciences Institute. She was elected last year to lead the professional organization of more than 2,200 academicians and practitioners worldwide. She is the first person from a Mid-American Conference school to lead the organization.

  • Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU graduate David Chalupsky credits College of Business for landing job at Google May 30, 2019 10:55 AM David Chalupsky had four internships while attending Bowling Green State University and spent countless hours at the Business Career Accelerator preparing for his post-collegiate career.

  • John Starcher Jr. shares important lessons with BGSU degree candidates May 20, 2019 10:15 AM Bowling Green State University alumnus John Starcher Jr. shared stories — and their lessons — with degree candidates of the Graduate College and the colleges of Business and Health and Human Services on May 17 at the Stroh Center. He earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration in 1993.

  • BGSU honor achievement at commencement May 18, 2019 11:46 AM Degree candidates at BGSU commencement ceremonies May 17-18 heard from alumni who have gone on to distinguished careers in business, journalism and athletics. Of the total 2,493 degrees awarded, 907 were with honors. The Graduate College awarded 486 degrees, including 456 candidates for master’s degrees and 30 for doctorates.

  • Meet the 2019 Peer Leaders May 17, 2019 9:16 AM A group of 19 business students, who will be sophomores fall of 2019, have been selected as Peer Leaders for the College of Business.

  • Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU sport management graduate goes for the gold May 15, 2019 10:30 AM Internships are a critical tool that BGSU students use to build work experience in preparation to enter a professional field, and sport management major Courtney Burson has worked several. Burson's highlights include USA Hockey, the University of Michigan athletics and her current position, Paralympics intern with the U.S. Olympic Committee.

  • Alumni Can Now Incubate Business Ideas Through Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership May 9, 2019 11:23 AM The Hatch has been a highly successful incubation program for selected BGSU undergraduate and graduate students, known as Hatchlings. Since the program's inception, Falcon Investors have pledged more than $600,000 to student startups.

  • Alumnus Founded BGSU’s Outstanding Senior Award; Celebrating 30 Years and 3 Business Finalists May 9, 2019 10:37 AM Thirty years ago, BGSU alumnus Bill Ficken ’63 and his wife, Eileen, along with the BGSU Alumni Association, developed and presented the first BGSU Outstanding Senior Award with a generous gift to recognize a graduating senior who has demonstrated a commitment to BGSU through campus and community involvement and academic achievement.

  • John M. Starcher Jr., Esq. ’93, to offer pragmatic career advice to graduating class May 8, 2019 9:16 AM John M. Starcher Jr., Esq., who earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration in 1993, is president and CEO of Bon Secours Mercy Health. He oversees the development of system strategies and operations for 43 Mercy Health and Bon Secours hospitals and more than 1,000 health care facilities.

  • Doing the Math May 7, 2019 4:09 PM David O’Brien serves on the BGSU Board of Trustees and has endowed a professorship in the math department in his father’s name: Dr. Thomas V. O’Brien Distinguished Professorship of Actuarial Mathematics. Tom O’Brien taught mathematics at BGSU for 30 years, impacting the lives of many students.

  • Mission to Mars May 7, 2019 3:09 PM Matt Burmeister used to think that his chances of excelling as a nontraditional student were about the same as sending a man to Mars. Now, those scenarios seem so far fetched. Burmeister on the cusp of graduating from BGSU and may be employed by NASA by the end of summer.

  • Seven Business Faculty Are Promoted May 7, 2019 8:50 AM The University celebrated the scholarly and creative achievements of 53 faculty members on May 3 when the board of trustees awarded promotion and tenure.

  • Vietnamese Students Say BGSU is Best Place to Study Business May 7, 2019 8:10 AM Three years ago, the College of Business had only three international students from Vietnam.

  • Business Student Places 4th Worldwide in Capsim Challenge; 4th Consecutive Top Six Finalist May 6, 2019 11:35 AM Career readiness and good decision-making are demonstrated through the impressive performance of our students in the Foundation Business Simulation, also known as Capsim.

  • BGSU Class of 2019 has developed lifelong skills, friends May 6, 2019 5:30 AM They’ve made lifelong friends, tried new activities, visited new countries and developed skills to take into the workforce or the next phase of their education. We checked in with five students we first met in August of 2015 as they prepare for Bowling Green State University’s May commencement ceremonies.

  • Tenure, promotion granted by trustees May 3, 2019 3:30 PM The University celebrated the scholarly and creative achievements of 53 faculty members on May 3 when the board of trustees awarded promotion and tenure.

  • BGSU names program in resort and attraction management, extends tuition guarantee to Firelands campus May 3, 2019 3:15 PM

  • Renou Selected for Karl Vogt Top Graduating Senior Award May 3, 2019 7:50 AM The Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award, named in honor of a former dean of the College, recognizes the top graduating senior who has demonstrated superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities.

  • New Student Ambassadors Selected to Engage Alumni, Students and Prospective Students May 3, 2019 7:37 AM A group of high-achieving and engaged students will be joining the Student Ambassador program next fall. Student Ambassadors are motivated, polished, and enthusiastic leaders who assist the dean and the College by engaging with business alumni, current students, and prospective students.

  • Cyber Security is Hot Topic and New Intro Course Helps Students Without Computer Background Prepare for 21st Century Reality May 1, 2019 6:07 AM Today’s news often contains reports about people hacking into online information and television advertisements offering identity theft protection.

  • BGSU, Cedar Fair partner for new degree opportunity Apr 26, 2019 2:30 PM BGSU and Cedar Fair Entertainment Co. have partnered for a new degree completion program in resort and attraction management beginning in fall 2020. The program will be taught and led by BGSU faculty. The final two years of classes will be taught in downtown Sandusky at a new 78,030-square-foot multipurpose facility.

  • Inaugural Distinguished Scholar Series Featured Professor of Logistics Apr 24, 2019 4:15 PM The College of Business hosted its first Distinguished Scholar Series with Dr. Thomas J. Goldsby as the keynote speaker. Dr. Goldsby is the Harry T. Mangurian, Jr. Foundation Professor in Business and Professor of Logistics at The Ohio State University.

  • Amanda Cook recognized for joint work with graduate student Apr 24, 2019 3:00 PM Dr. Amanda Cook, assistant professor in the Bowling Green State University Department of Economics, won the 2019 President’s Award for Collaborative Research and Creative Work in recognition of her joint research with graduate student Alice Hanan Abboud. Their project reflected each of their interests and resulted in a paper being considered for publication.

  • Student AMA Chapter Ranks Among Top 10% in the World Apr 22, 2019 3:47 PM The student chapter of the American Marketing Association (BGAMA) returned from their AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans with several distinguished awards, including another year of being ranked among the top student chapters out of 390 chapters.

  • Prestigious National Supply Chain Management Award Goes To BGSU Student Apr 22, 2019 3:32 PM Junior Shane McClure was selected as a 2019 R. Gene Richter Scholar, presented by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM).

  • Dr. Cook Earns Prestigious Presidential Award for Research Conducted with Graduate Students Apr 18, 2019 8:26 AM Our dedicated business faculty are conducting valuable research with graduate students that not only impacts the graduate student’s experience and education, but impacts their fields.

  • PMBA Program Changes Course Structure with Working Professionals in Mind Apr 17, 2019 12:00 PM The Professional Master of Business Administration (PMBA) program will launch a blended course structure in fall 2019 to allow for more online course completion

  • The Hatch 2019 sets a record for money invested Apr 17, 2019 10:30 AM It was a record-breaking night at The Hatch with more than $100,000 pledged to six Bowling Green State University student entrepreneurs to fund their business ideas. It was the most money ever invested in a single year for The Hatch, a format similar to “Shark Tank.”

  • Department of Economics Hosted Student Paper Contest; Presents Awards Apr 17, 2019 8:53 AM The BGSU Department of Economics hosted its 19th annual Undergraduate Economics Student Paper Contest and Conference on April 13.

  • Dr. Sullivan and Dr. Hartley Earn Scholarly Achievements Drawing International Attention to BGSU Management Programs Apr 17, 2019 8:46 AM Bowling Green State University’s Department of Management has two renowned faculty members who are carving out distinguished careers in the fields of organizational behavior and supply chain management that shines the international spotlight on two of BGSU’s management programs.

  • Department Awards Record-High Scholarships Apr 15, 2019 1:16 PM Recipients of Finance and Insurance scholarships, donors, and faculty at the Annual Honors & Awards Ceremony in September, 2018.

  • Leadership Council Recognizes Faculty with Awards for Excellence Apr 15, 2019 10:29 AM The College of Business has outstanding faculty members who are positively impacting student learning as well as their fields of study and the business community. To honor their distinguished achievements and contributions, the College’s Leadership Council presents Faculty Excellence Awards.

  • College’s Young Alumni Board Adds Four New Members Mar 29, 2019 10:31 AM The Young Alumni Board is comprised of successful alumni who have graduated within the last 15 years. They bring young alumni insight to advise the dean and the College in such areas as strategic planning, academics, student mentorship, internships and co-ops, job placement, faculty engagement with industry, and alumni affairs.

  • BGSU’s graduate programs ranked among best in U.S. Mar 12, 2019 1:15 PM Bowling Green State University’s graduate programs continue to be ranked among the best in the country in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Grad School Rankings. The graduate program in education is 127th, the Master of Public Administration program 151st, and the part-time MBA program rose again to 159th.

  • Sokol Selected as Associate Director of BGSU’s Entrepreneurship Center Feb 28, 2019 8:23 AM The College of Business is pleased to announce ...

  • New executive doctorate prepares change leaders, expands career options Feb 8, 2019 3:15 PM BGSU has created an innovative graduate degree designed to open new avenues of opportunity for experienced professionals who wish to lead transformational change in business, organizations, education and communities. The executive doctorate in organization development and change draws upon BGSU’s nationally ranked programs in organization development and industrial/organizational psychology.

  • BGSU alumnus David Hainline advocates for entrepreneurship Jan 25, 2019 2:44 PM Successful Bowling Green State University alumni are everywhere, and in every line of work. That’s the message alumnus David Hainline spreads to students in a new entrepreneurship class at BGSU. Hainline graduated in 1983 as a Radio, Television, and Film major, now known as media production and studies.

  • Insurance Program on Fast Track to Success with 100% Placement Rate and Strong Corporate Support Jan 17, 2019 11:07 AM Insurance is a major industry in Ohio and it has positioned itself as one of the state’s largest employers.

  • Student Captures Runner-Up Position in Global Business Simulation Competition; 2nd Team Finishes in Capsim Top 6 Jan 17, 2019 9:50 AM Senior Aaron Price aspires to become a well-rounded business professional, and capturing second place in the Capsim Foundation Challenge shows he has what it takes to succeed.

  • Army Reservist earns bachelor’s degree at BGSU while deployed in Syria Jan 16, 2019 1:23 PM Thurman Dieter didn’t get a chance to walk across the Stroh Center stage in December to receive his diploma with his Bowling Green State University classmates. Instead, he watched his graduation ceremony on the web from a tent while deployed in Syria.

  • Army Reservist earns bachelor’s degree at BGSU while deployed in Syria Jan 14, 2019 1:19 PM Thurman Dieter has been in the Army Reserve for the past six years. He didn’t get a chance to walk across the Stroh Center stage in December to receive his diploma with his Bowling Green State University classmates. Instead, he watched his graduation ceremony on the web from a tent while deployed in Syria.

  • Marketing Students Design a Service Blueprint to Success Jan 10, 2019 10:59 AM In Dr. Dwayne Gremler’s Services Marketing (MKT 4050) course, students go beyond the textbook to learn about service blueprinting.

  • Maryrose Sylvester ’88 shares core pieces of advice with Class of 2018 Dec 17, 2018 9:33 AM Alumna Maryrose Sylvester ’88 shared her core pieces of advice with the BGSU Class of 2018 on December 14 at the Stroh Center. Sylvester addressed the candidates from the Graduate College and the colleges of Business; Health and Human Services; Musical Arts; Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering; and BGSU Firelands.

  • Class of 2018 Success Stories: BGSU networking event freshmen year leads to full-time job with Honda freshmen year leads to full-time job with Honda Dec 14, 2018 12:00 PM Bowling Green State University College of Business graduate Ameera Venkataraman credits a networking event during her freshman year with landing two internships and, ultimately, a full-time job with Honda after graduation. She will start as a buyer, negotiating contracts for future commodities, meeting with suppliers and mitigating crisis management.

  • Class of 2018 Success Stories: Brandon Peebles plans to make an impact in criminal justice Dec 3, 2018 4:18 PM The criminal justice program at BGSU attracted graduate student Brandon Peebles because he wants to make a positive impact in the community. Peebles credits his experiences and opportunities at BGSU for landing a full-time youth adviser position with the Juvenile Residential Center of Northwest Ohio.

  • Spending Christmas in Puerto Rico Nov 26, 2018 10:27 AM Coming from Puerto Rico, my holidays are distinguished by music, food, and the sense of celebrating. So much so that the island has one of the longest holiday celebrations. Being a Christian nation, native people take the Nativity of Jesus very seriously. In many houses, you start noticing Christmas decorations just after Halloween.

  • Christmas Means Dual Celebrations for Business Student Hervin Singh Nov 26, 2018 10:24 AM Senior Hervin Singh is specializing in finance and insurance. This last summer he interned on Wall Street at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp., a Japanese bank in Midtown Manhattan. Hervin is an Indian international but born and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and he shares his holiday celebrations in both Dubai and India.

  • Spring Festival Marks China’s Largest Holiday Nov 26, 2018 10:17 AM Jia Zhang is a graduate student in the Master of Science in Analytics program. Her undergraduate studies included studying both Tianjin Polytechnic University and at BGSU. Jia remained at BGSU to continue her education. She describes her native country’s holiday celebrations.

  • Austria’s Celebration of the Holidays Has Deep Religious Meaning Nov 26, 2018 10:14 AM Marco Berlinger is an MBA student who has fond holiday memories of his native country of Austria. Here is his account of what is celebrated in Austria during the holiday season.

  • BGSU College of Business hosts Business Analytics Symposium Nov 20, 2018 3:41 PM The Bowling Green State University College of Business hosted the annual Business Analytics Symposium, inviting leading analytics experts to campus to discuss the trends in big data. Keynote presentations featured speakers from global companies such as Owens Corning, Google and Comcast.

  • BGSU Sales Competition Winners Announced; Will Compete Nationally Nov 9, 2018 10:28 AM Students competed for one of the top two coveted spots in the BGSU Sales Competition. The first and second place finishers automatically compete at the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NSCS) in the spring, with the third place finisher as an alternate.

  • Summer experience puts BGSU student one step closer to his dream Oct 29, 2018 7:00 AM Hervin Singh, an Indian international student born and raised in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, is a finance and insurance major who came to Bowling Green State University in the fall of 2015 with one dream: to work on Wall Street.

  • Alumnus Carves a Huge Path to Success with Leading Construction Company Oct 24, 2018 10:44 AM “Even in college I knew what I wanted to be someday - to manage a huge procurement team, be a chief procurement officer at a Fortune 100-type company, but I also had a keen eye toward construction, and wanted to leave a mark on the world.” These words describe the aspirations of David Hammerle, a 1982 BGSU graduate who earned a degree in Procurement and Materials Management, and Production and Operations Management.

  • BGSU breaks ground for Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center Oct 15, 2018 11:36 AM More than 100 people attended the ceremonial groundbreaking for the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center during Homecoming activities at Bowling Green State University. The project includes a complete renovation of Hanna Hall and a 50,000 square-foot addition.

  • BGSU business student wins prestigious leadership award Oct 5, 2018 3:04 PM Every year, the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) chooses one student to receive its prestigious Student Voluntary Service Award. Of more than 6,000 applicants in supply chain and operations management nationwide, the 2018 recipient is Bowling Green State University’s Greg Wobser.

  • Biking for a cause Oct 1, 2018 12:00 AM This summer, BGSU’s Nicholas Taylor advocated and raised funds for people with disabilities through the 30th Annual Journey of Hope: A Cross-Country Ride to Benefit People with Disabilities. Journey of Hope is one of three summer events the Pi Kappa Phi’s owned-and-operated philanthropy arm, The Ability Experience, offers to its members.

  • New BizX program to launch spring semester Sep 28, 2018 3:01 PM The College of Business is launching a new BizX program that partners students with on campus clients to identify and implement business solutions.

  • BGSU Student Wins Regional Sales Competition Sep 27, 2018 10:51 AM Sophomore Hayden Kuzma beat out approximately 30 students from 15 business schools to capture first place at the 2018 Ball State University Regional Sales Competition, in the overall Competitive Track. Kuzma, who is specializing in sales and services marketing, won $500.

  • Professor’s Review of Postretirement Employment Studies to be Published in Top 50 Journal Sep 27, 2018 10:47 AM Dr. Sherry Sullivan, Professor of Management, has had a paper accepted for publication by the Journal of Management, a Financial Times Top 50 Journal.

  • Hot Topics, Including Hurricane Florence Impacts, Discussed at Insurance Symposium Sep 19, 2018 9:57 AM Students, faculty, staff, and community members heard expertise from a panel of insurance CEOs at the 2nd Annual Insurance & Risk Management Institute (IRMI) Symposium.

  • BGSU junior is a six-figure digital marketing consultant Sep 18, 2018 9:15 AM Donovan J. Greening, a junior at BGSU, is an entrepreneur, consultant and full-time student is majoring in management of information systems. He is the founder of Greening Corporation United, a full-service digital marketing agency he started at the age of 15, that focuses on law firm digital marketing.

  • Nick Elsass and his family honored during Family Weekend Sep 17, 2018 8:02 AM On September 15, the Elsass family — Nick and parents Bob ’67, ’69 and Kathy ’01 — was recognized as the 2018 Falcon Family of the Year during halftime of BGSU’s win over Eastern Kentucky at the Doyt. It was the second time the Elsass family has taken center stage at BGSU.

  • Econ-O-Palooza Event Mixed Economics, Fun and Cash Sep 11, 2018 9:52 AM Students participated in several economic experiments during Econ-O-Palooza which their behavior could win them cash.

  • Veronica Menendez chooses BGSU for its undergraduate data science program Sep 7, 2018 12:00 AM Veronica Menendez was so sure she wanted to major in data science that she completed two internships at Fortune 500 companies before she arrived at BGSU. BGSU was on her short list because it was one of the few universities in Ohio that offered data science as an undergraduate option.

  • Summer Experience: Parker Kern gets taste of agency life at Hart Sep 6, 2018 12:00 AM Parker Kern, a BGSU senior majoring in multiplatform journalism and minoring in entrepreneurship, interned this past summer at Hart Associates in downtown Toledo. Hart is a full-service public relations and marketing agency owned and operated by Mike Hart ’83 with high-profile clients such as ProMedica, Ohio Lottery and BGSU Athletics.

  • Graduate College Hosts MBA Orientations and Networking Events Sep 5, 2018 10:35 AM The Graduate & Executive Programs in Business hosted orientation and networking sessions for the newest cohorts of students in the full-time MBA, Professional MBA (PMBA) and Executive MBA (EMBA) programs during the first week of classes.

  • The College of Business Welcomes the Class of 2022 Sep 5, 2018 10:27 AM The College of Business is excited to welcome approximately 475 incoming freshmen: the Class of 2022!

  • Management Professor Selected as Department Editor of Premier Business Research Journal Sep 5, 2018 10:06 AM Dr. David Dobrzykowski, associate professor, management department, was selected as Department Editor for the Healthcare and Service Operations Department of Decision Sciences Journal (DSJ).

  • College Honors Faculty and Staff with Awards Sep 5, 2018 9:57 AM 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.

  • Tenacity Lands Graduate a Job at Federal Reserve Board of Governors in Washington D.C. Sep 5, 2018 7:30 AM Alice Abboud began her college journey with an accounting degree from the University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras.

  • Dr. Min Selected for Prestigious Emerald Literati Award Aug 23, 2018 4:16 PM An article published by Dr. Hokey Min, Professor of Management and the James R. Good Chair in Global Supply Chain Strategy, was selected by the editorial team as Highly Commended in the 2018 Emerald Literati Awards.

  • Marketing Professor Earns Two Best Paper Awards Aug 23, 2018 3:53 PM Dr. Fei Weisstein, marketing, earned two honors - “Best Paper in Conference Award” and the “Best Track Paper Award” (pricing track) at the 2018 American Marketing Association Summer Academic Conference held in Boston.

  • International Business Student Finds Rewards in Studying Abroad in The Netherlands Aug 23, 2018 3:34 PM I know it is rare for an international student to study abroad but studying aboard was one of the most valuable decisions I have ever made. The idea came since I ran into one of my friends who just finished his semester aboard in Australia.

  • Students Travel Overseas for Experiential Learning of Chinese Culture Aug 23, 2018 3:29 PM Fourteen students were immersed into the Chinese culture through a summer education abroad program offered through the Department of Management.

  • BGSU Student Is Top Six in the World for Capsim Aug 17, 2018 8:57 AM For the seventh time in four years, a BGSU business student finished among the "Top Six" in the world in the Capsim Foundation Challenge.

  • New Faculty and Staff Join the College of Business Aug 16, 2018 11:01 AM With the start of the new academic year, the college welcomed two new administrators who will serve as department chairs, along with several new faculty and staff members.

  • Marketing Student Interned in Spain; Helped Develop Marketing Proposal for Nike Aug 15, 2018 12:00 AM Marisa Abbott is a senior marketing student whose internship took her to Madrid, Spain, for the summer and her role involved developing a proposal for sports and fitness giant Nike. Abbott participated in BGSU’s Global Internship Program summer which matches students with global corporations or international organizations.

  • Ties with a purpose Aug 10, 2018 9:58 AM Bowling Green State University supply chain management student Myles Johnson started his first business when he was just 14 years old. Today, he has one successful company online and another in the works. He said knowledge he’s gained at BGSU has helped in these endeavors.

  • Class of 2018 Success Stories: College of Business graduate gets 'creative' to complete degree Aug 7, 2018 11:00 AM It’s not how you start, it’s how you finish. That’s been Sana Sharper’s mantra as the BGSU College of Business major set her sights on completing her degree; a journey that took a few unexpected turns along the way. The first came just two weeks before Sharper even started college.

  • Student Appreciates Newfound Friends by Studying Abroad Aug 7, 2018 8:53 AM Studying abroad was not what I expected! I never thought I was going to come back to the U.S. with friends from 18 different countries and 5 different states.

  • Education Abroad Opportunities Expand to Accommodate Sharp Increase in Student Participation Aug 7, 2018 8:32 AM Traveling overseas was not commonplace for most college students 10 to 15 years ago. If they did trek to other countries, it was for an adventure or to get away for a vacation.

  • Internship Connects Classroom to Real World Aug 6, 2018 3:49 PM At last fall’s EXPO Job & Internship Fair, I was able to secure a supply chain internship with Owens Corning at the World Headquarters in Toledo, OH.

  • Parker Hannifin Provided Accounting Student Great Learning Opportunities through Internships Aug 6, 2018 3:42 PM For a second summer I interned at Parker Hannifin, a Fortune 500 company that specializes in motion and control technologies. I have enjoyed the endless learning and growth opportunities Parker Hannifin has provided me.

  • Visiting Scholar from China Collaborates with Dr. Sullivan on Research Projects Jul 11, 2018 2:49 PM Dr. Milad Jannesari traveled from China’s Zhejiang University during spring semester through early summer to work with one of BGSU’s renowned organizational behavior professors, Dr. Sherry E. Sullivan.

  • Future female leaders get taste of business world at camp Jul 9, 2018 12:00 PM Rising female seniors got at taste of the business world at BGSU's Young Women in Business Leadership Program. Campers got a glimpse of the College of Business during five-day camp. The mission of the program is to encourage self-assurance in the early stages of a business career.

  • Gremler deemed ‘international professor’ Jul 3, 2018 3:02 PM Distinguished Teaching Professor Dwayne Gremler, a leader in the field of services marketing who frequently teaches around the world, recently became the first faculty to be designated a Visiting International Professor by the School of Business and Economics at the University of Münster, in Germany.

  • BGSU Executive Master of Business Administration students win business strategy competition in international invitational Jun 27, 2018 11:52 AM BGSU EMBA students make a first-time appearance in a global business strategy competition and take home top prize, beating teams from universities across the nation and world.

  • BGSU ranks among North America's top 25 Supply Chain Management programs Jun 15, 2018 9:30 AM The Bowling Green State University College of Business Supply Chain Management program has been ranked among the North America's top 25 supply chain management programs by Gartner, a leading research and advisory company.

  • BGSU senior Angel Alls-Hall wins state recognition May 21, 2018 7:00 AM Bowling Green State University senior Angel Alls-Hal, a Civic Action Leader, was among 12 Ohio students selected as recipients of the Charles J. Ping Student Service Award. The award, given by Ohio Campus Compact, honors outstanding leadership and contributions to community service or service-learning on campus and within their communities.

  • Alumnus “Powers” His Career to Executive Role at Energizer May 14, 2018 1:04 PM The iconic mascot of Energizer batteries is the Energizer Bunny™ that “keeps going and going and going.” That can describe the energy-filled supply chain career of Greg Kinder ’83 whose positions have taken him around the globe millions of miles. Currently, he is Energizer’s executive vice president and chief supply chain officer and is a member of the Executive Committee.

  • Doug Ewing receives tenure and promotion May 14, 2018 12:56 PM Marketing Department Professor Doug Ewing was granted tenure and promotion to associate professor by the BGSU board of trustees in May.

  • John Gawaluck ’73 shares recipe for achieving dreams with Class of 2018 May 8, 2018 9:47 AM John Gawaluck earned a bachelor of science degree in business administration from BGSU in 1973. He recently retired from EY after 41 years. EY, formerly Ernst & Young, is a multinational professional services firm. He addressed graduates of Graduate College and the colleges of Business and Health and Human Services.

  • Class of 2018 Success Stories: BGSU Honors student to enter competitive sales arena May 7, 2018 12:00 AM Derwin Pritchett has a love for sports. He originally became aware of Bowling Green State University through its acclaimed sport management program. The Maryland native visited both BGSU and the University of Michigan before finally deciding to become a Falcon.

  • Class of 2018 Success Stories: Job with Fortune 500 company awaits College of Business graduate May 7, 2018 12:00 AM It’s a big deal to graduate from BGSU. It’s an even bigger deal when the graduate has a job waiting at a Fortune 500 company. Emily Hoersten is graduating with a degree in business - information systems and then she will start working for Marathon as a business analyst.

  • Donors’ names bestowed on campus spaces May 4, 2018 4:00 PM The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees approved the naming of two areas in the soon-to-be-renovated Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, the new home for the College of Business, and an area in the Stroh Center, BGSU’s convocation center and basketball arena.

  • New BGSU degrees targeted to workforce needs May 4, 2018 4:00 PM The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees at its May 4 meeting approved new degrees: a Bachelor of Science in technical and applied studies, at BGSU Firelands; a Master of Health Care Administration, and master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in data science.

  • Seniors Attend Graduation Luncheon; Honor Top Students and Make Gift to College May 2, 2018 9:55 AM Seniors gathered for their Graduation Luncheon with one of their last opportunities to enjoy conversations with their classmates, faculty, and staff.

  • Best Paper in 2017 Awarded to Dr. Arka Roy by Institute for Industrial Engineering Journal May 2, 2018 9:38 AM Dr. Arkajyoti “Arka” Roy, an assistant professor in the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research, is publishing leading edge articles about cancer research which are receiving international attention.

  • Supply Chain Students Learn Beyond the Classroom May 2, 2018 9:35 AM Students in the Supply Management and Global Sourcing Strategies (MGMT 3300) course traveled outside the classroom to gain a new perspective on how one company manages its supply chain.

  • College’s Top Graduating Seniors Announced at Class of 2018 Graduation Luncheon May 2, 2018 9:19 AM The Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award recognizes College of Business graduating seniors who have demonstrated superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities. 

  • Supply Chain Students Attend 2-Day Boot Camp on ERP Systems May 2, 2018 9:14 AM Students specializing in supply chain management have the opportunity each semester to learn about Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems which includes getting hands-on instruction by using SAP. This two-day “boot camp” is held on two Saturdays and is sponsored by John Deere.

  • Leadership Council Recognizes Four Faculty With Excellence Awards May 2, 2018 9:10 AM Over the past five years, the College of Business Leadership Council has presented members of our outstanding faculty with Faculty Excellence Awards in teaching, using technology in the classroom to improve learning outcomes, and for engagement with industry. This year, the Leadership Council added Faculty Excellence in Research to recognize outstanding research contributions by our faculty.

  • Business Experiential Learning Classes Provide Win-Win for Students and Clients May 2, 2018 8:55 AM Working with clients gives business students real-world experience that helps their educational experience go beyond business as usual. Several courses spring semester have been working with clients on the BGSU campus.

  • New Student Ambassadors Chosen to Promote College of Business May 2, 2018 8:44 AM 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.

  • Peer Leaders Chosen to Mentor Class of 2022 May 2, 2018 8:37 AM Even before the incoming freshmen arrive on campus, they will be connected to 20 current business students who have been selected as Peer Leaders.

  • Departments Honor Their Top Graduating Seniors May 2, 2018 8:30 AM As the academic year draws to a close, departments recognize the outstanding achievements and academic excellence of its graduating seniors. The following are brief summaries of those seniors who were honored by their departments at award receptions or dinners.

  • Alumnus Art Curtis ’71, ’73 honored by The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association Apr 3, 2018 11:25 AM With more than 30 years of executive experience leading several major club and spa companies, BGSU alumnus Art Curtis ’71, ‘73 was presented the 2018 Dale S. Dibble Distinguished Service Award by The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). This award recognizes an individual within the association who has excelled in their contributions to the industry and IHRSA.

  • From China to graduating from BGSU - inspiring story about Going Beyond Business As Usual Mar 29, 2018 1:02 PM How does a young woman from China who had little experience speaking English and had limited financial resources, travel more than 6,400 miles to earn her undergraduate business degree at BGSU? This is the story of Wen Wang from Inner Mongolia, China, who is graduating from the University in May, overcoming extensive challenges of language and cultural barriers as well as studying disciplines that are not commonly thought of as typical fields for women. Wang is specializing in management information systems and business analytics & intelligence. The May 2018 graduate took advantage of many opportunities to get engaged with the College of Business and BGSU.

  • Immersion into Chinese culture prepares students for International Business Career Mar 28, 2018 12:58 PM The international business specialization is more than learning about cultural differences and their global business impacts from sitting in a classroom or reading a book. Students live and breathe an Asian culture for a month, taking their educational experience beyond business as usual.

  • Senior earns 3rd place in Gartner National Sales Competition Mar 27, 2018 10:53 AM Collin Newton’s successful sales skills continue to earn him recognition among the top talent in the country. In the inaugural Gartner National Sales Competition, the BGSU senior captured 3rd place out of 130 competitors nationwide.

  • BGSU graduate programs ranked by U.S. News & World Report Mar 20, 2018 10:00 AM Two Bowling Green State University graduate programs have again appeared in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Grad School Rankings. The University’s part-time MBA program was ranked 163, up 41 points from last year. Additionally, the Report ranked BGSU’s graduate program in education at 124, up 11 points.

  • Meet the 2018 Hatchlings Mar 12, 2018 9:00 AM Bowling Green State University student entrepreneurs will present their business ideas to alumni investors during The Hatch on April 19, vying for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the popular television show “Shark Tank.” The event will be streamed to Hatch watch parties across the country.

  • Management professor shares healthcare expertise on regional PBS program Mar 1, 2018 12:45 PM The national debate continues about what is the best way to reform the country’s healthcare system. Toledo’s Public Television Station, WGTE, recently broadcasted a program discussing healthcare reform and called upon one of BGSU’s management professors to provide his nationally-recognized expertise in healthcare services management.

  • Alumnus pays it forward with BGSU students Feb 19, 2018 2:41 PM Geoffrey Radbill ’68 found his experience at BGSU life changing and believes his time at the university helped set the stage for his future success. He retired in 2003 as senior vice president and chief operating officer of retail distribution at AXA-Equitable after 36 years with the company.

  • Accounting professor’s tax expertise shared on radio talk show in Philadelphia area Feb 13, 2018 11:25 AM One accounting professor traded in his PowerPoint clicker and BGSU classroom for a pair of radio headsets and microphone at WRRC 107.7 in the Philadelphia, PA, and Trenton, NJ, region to star on the show “In the Mix.” BGSU Assistant Professor Fred Coleman was a special guest on a one-hour talk show, answering questions concerning the implications of the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017,” signed into law by President Trump on December 22, 2017.

  • BGSU welcomes business students from China Feb 12, 2018 9:00 AM Bowling Green State University has been working with Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China since 2014 to develop an exchange system for students and teachers to experience education in a different culture. This, however, is the first year that TPU students are at BGSU.

  • Paul J. Hooker ’75 honored for advancing diversity and inclusion Feb 8, 2018 10:45 AM In 1990, at a Little League game, Paul J. Hooker asked a young girl in a wheelchair how she was doing as she watched her brother play. Her candid two-word answer — “This stinks!” — made him realize how children with disabilities struggle to do everyday activities that able-bodied people take for granted.

  • “Hitting the books” was not part of Dr. Schauer’s accounting classes and students performed better Feb 5, 2018 12:59 PM In Dr. Paul Schauer’s accounting courses, students don’t study material in a textbook as you would traditionally think. They also do not take on the role of “scribe,” furiously taking lecture notes during class. The reason? Dr. Schauer decided to teach accounting principles without using a textbook and turned his traditional classroom into an active learning classroom. His innovative teaching paid off with higher student performance and positive student comments.

  • High-impact experiential learning and industry engagement important part of marketing course Feb 5, 2018 12:50 PM Students in Dr. Dwayne Gremler’s Marketing Management course had a valuable opportunity during the fall semester to prepare a comprehensive marketing plan for an international company planning a U.S. launch of one of its pet care products. Vitakraft, the European parent company of Vitakraft Sun Seed that is located just west of Bowling Green, successfully sells its cat-calming product, Felisept, in European markets, and was looking for student insights as they prepared to launch the product into the American market this spring.

  • Amy Shore '86 profiled in Fortune magazine Feb 5, 2018 10:30 AM Bowling Green State University alumna Amy Shore ’86, president of property and casualty sales and distribution at Nationwide, was recently profiled in Fortune magazine. The magazine recognized Nationwide in its 100 Best Workplaces for Women at No. 50, and Shore is one of the company’s highest-ranking female executives.

  • BGSU mediation team earns national recognition Jan 25, 2018 2:07 PM Bowling Green State University has become a recognized leader in intercollegiate mediation tournaments held by the International Alternative Dispute Association. In 2017 BGSU finished first in the nation in the Advocate-Client category and fifth in the Mediator category, and six team members were named All-American Mediators out of a total of 35.

  • Supply Chain Management program draws alumni together Jan 4, 2018 11:49 AM Graduation is a time of new beginnings, but for four College of Business alumni, life after graduation has also been a time to reconnect with other Falcons.

  • Falcon friendships Dec 21, 2017 11:07 AM Angela Barbour, of Huron, Ohio entered the College of Business with one plan: earning an MBA. So did Rachel Dwornick, of Saline, Michigan.

  • Class of 2017 Success Stories: BGSU offered Gabrielle Yarbrough opportunities to excel and help Dec 18, 2017 8:47 AM Gabrielle Yarbrough’s business degree specialization - finance and insurance with a minor in business pre-law - is often associated more with analytics than with soft skills. But the Akron, Ohio, native said a focal point of her BGSU experience has been her interactions with other people, especially helping other students.

  • A role model for excellence Dec 15, 2017 9:59 AM At the University’s December commencement ceremonies at the Stroh Center, BGSU’s convocation center and basketball arena, the University presented an honorary doctorate of business administration to Allen W. Schmidhorst after whom the Schmidthorst Pavilion at the Stroh is named, in honor of his leadership gift for the facility and his ongoing support of the University.

  • Professor recognized by Kent State University Dec 12, 2017 3:11 PM On October 20, Gene Poor, Ph.D. was recognized by his alma mater, Kent State University, with the 2017 Centennial Alumni Award. It’s a recognition that he said left him elated and humbled.

  • Three Keys to Honda's Success Dec 11, 2017 1:00 PM When Jeff Tomko, Bob Nelson and Tom Lake graduated from BGSU in December 1986, they might as well have been given keys to Honda along with their diplomas. The three alumni all started working in January 1987 at Honda of America’s purchasing division in Marysville, Ohio.

  • Insurance and Risk Management Symposium explores job opportunities, future trends Dec 11, 2017 11:27 AM Company representatives and students attended the 2017 Insurance and Risk Management Symposium at Bowling Green State University. The theme of this year’s symposium was about insurance and risk management companies' need for new professionals to replace their aging workforce. In return, employees get stable careers with highly competitive wages and advancement opportunities.

  • International Business students earn Embracing Global Engagement award Dec 11, 2017 11:07 AM A team of four International Business students is among the winners of BGSU’s Embracing Global Engagement award. Alexis Allen, Summer McVicker, Cheyenne Culbertson and Garrett Frye discussed their summer abroad experience in Xi’an, China.

  • BGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday Dec 8, 2017 2:26 PM BGSU will celebrate its 290th graduation in two ceremonies in the Stroh Center Friday (Dec. 15) and Saturday (Dec. 16). The December graduating class includes 954 candidates. Among the undergraduates, 56 will be presented associate degrees and 682 bachelor’s degrees. Of those, 142 have received honors for their high grade point averages.

  • Alumnus driving “digital transformation” Dec 6, 2017 11:10 AM When Steve Rado was named Chief Digital Officer for The Children’s Place in August, in addition to his deep marketing expertise, he brought decades of experience in finance and technology to his new role.

  • BGSU College of Business named among nation’s top 50 business programs Dec 6, 2017 9:43 AM The Bowling Green State University College of Business has been named among the nation’s top 50 business programs by Poets&Quants for Undergrads. Poets&Quants for Undergrads, an online publication for undergraduate business education news, unveiled its second annual Best Undergraduate Business Programs on Dec. 5.

  • Business Analytics Symposium draws record crowds Dec 5, 2017 11:43 AM This year’s Business Analytics Symposium, on October 27, drew more than 300 business professionals, students, faculty/staff and alumni who wanted to learn more about the fast-changing field of supply chain analytics.

  • Speed interviewing leads to internship offer Dec 4, 2017 12:01 PM Junior Alyssa Rokita of Jerome, Michigan hoped to do well in the speed interviewing assignment that was part of her Marketing 2010 course (Introduction to Marketing). But she got an unexpected bonus: an internship with Thomson-Reuters.

  • Dr. Hartley selected for prestigious International Supply Chain Award Dec 4, 2017 11:38 AM Our supply chain faculty continue to be recognized as some of the best in the world. Dr. Janet Hartley, management professor, has been selected for the 2017 Student Chapter Mentor Award presented by APICS, the Association for Supply Chain Management.

  • Supply Chain professor studies opportunities for businesses to recycle glass Dec 4, 2017 10:31 AM Dr. Amelia Carr, professor and chair of the management department, received acceptance on an article she co-authored, “Closed Supply Chain for Glass Recycling: Current Practices and Challenges”.

  • Assistant professor explores effects of negative customer reviews Nov 27, 2017 11:18 AM When you shop for a product online and are unsure of the brand quality, chances are you will consult online reviews to see what others have to say about the product. But how much does that affect your purchase? This question inspired Dr. Fei Weisstein, assistant professor of marketing, to research how negative customer reviews affect purchases.

  • College testing new prototype collaboration spaces Nov 27, 2017 10:05 AM While construction of the new home of the BGSU College of Business, the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, is scheduled to start in late 2018, faculty and students are already testing prototype spaces within the existing College of Business building.

  • BGSU Sales Competition Winners Announced Nov 16, 2017 1:32 PM With the prestige of participating in the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) and the prospect of directly connecting with employers, more than 50 students competed for top honors of this year’s BGSU Sales Competition. With stiff competition, the field was narrowed to 13 finalists after round 1, then the top 8 in round 2. Thirty-nine representatives from sponsoring companies then reviewed the eight videos and chose the top three winners which were announced at the Sales Award Banquet on November 8.

  • University hosts naturalization ceremony Nov 15, 2017 2:36 PM BGSU hosted a naturalization ceremony for 34 new U.S. citizens Nov. 13. Head volleyball coach Danijela Tomic, also a new citizen, addressed the group. BGSU MBA student Dr. Ping Liu and Matias Razo, a former Firelands student, were among those naturalized. Officiating were BGSU alumni James Knepp and Sara Lioi.

  • Valerie Newell '75 recognized by Barron's as best financial advisor in state Nov 5, 2017 7:12 PM Valerie Newell ’75 was named top advisor in Ohio and No. 4 in the Top 100 Women's Advisors by Barron’s for the second consecutive year. The chairman and managing director of Riverpoint Capital Management also was ranked by Barron's as the No. 14 independent investment advisor in the nation.

  • Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates diversity, welcomes cultures Oct 30, 2017 2:22 PM Mid-Autumn Festival is traditionally celebrated across South and Southeast Asia, including China, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea. But this year, on October 4, it was also celebrated at BGSU, hosted by the College of Business https Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI) with help from students attending the University through a partnership with China’s Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU).

  • Women in Leadership conference inspires disruption Oct 27, 2017 12:10 PM Disruption is part of life, from changes in jobs and family to personal direction and society. Welcoming disruption as an opportunity to grow, rather than something to overcome, empowers women to use the changes in their lives as a springboard to new achievements.

  • BGSU students embrace, learn from other cultures Oct 25, 2017 4:23 PM At this fall’s “Embracing Global Engagement: Internships, Service- and Experiential Learning Symposium,” nearly 50 students shared their experiences in oral and poster presentations. The winners were recognized at an Oct. 17 ceremony where they received an original piece of glass art presented by President Mary Ellen Mazey.

  • Students organize Oct. 23 City Council candidate forum Oct 20, 2017 2:38 PM BGSU students and University community members will have another chance to meet Bowling Green City Council candidates and learn about the issues on the Nov. 7 ballot at a student-organized candidate forum on campus at 8 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Multi-Purpose Room in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • 2017 Academy of Distinguished Alumni honored during Homecoming Oct 16, 2017 12:00 AM The 2017 Academy of Distinguished Alumni ceremony was held on Oct. 12 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Recognized were Gregory L. Forte ’76, Asim Husain ’95, Robert “Bob” B. Rothermel ’65, Julie A. Schmelzle ’86 and Dr. Tom Shehab ’90.

  • BGSU trustees support progress of academic programs, campus improvements Oct 13, 2017 3:45 PM The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees at its Oct. 13 meeting continued to lay the groundwork for academic programming and campus capital projects that will enhance student learning and career preparedness.

  • Business Analytics Symposium explores supply chain analytics Oct 13, 2017 12:10 PM Almost everything you use, buy or touch is the result of a supply chain. This year, the College of Business tackles supply chain analytics at its October 27 Business Analytics Symposium. It’s a topic that Dr. Jane Chang said she looks forward to sharing with the business community.

  • Always ready for a challenge Oct 6, 2017 4:00 PM Jeff Boutelle, a 1985 graduate of BGSU, has used his wide-based education and yearning to take on challenges to make a significant impact at such companies as Procter & Gamble, Abbott, Nestle, Ernst & Young and University Hospitals of Cleveland. He now leads Pharmavite as its new CEO.

  • Symposium explores insurance and risk management opportunities Oct 2, 2017 3:26 PM Insurance and risk management companies need new professionals to replace their aging workforce. In return, employees get stable careers with attractive wages and advancement opportunities.

  • Whitney Johnson leads Women in Leadership Conference Sep 29, 2017 12:33 PM Whitney Johnson, recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world, will discuss advancement strategies for women at the sold-out Women in Leadership Conference on October 20. The conference, at Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, is co-hosted by BGSU’s College of Business and the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation.

  • Outstanding seniors recognized Sep 29, 2017 11:32 AM In April, the Department of Finance recognized three outstanding seniors: Joseph P. Sullivan, Tomas Sholl and Claire Nelson, selected through votes by the department’s faculty members. Sullivan and Sholl shared the Finance Graduating Senior Award, while Nelson earned the Insurance Graduating Senior Award. These awards are given to top finance and insurance graduating seniors based on academic performance and involvement in extracurricular activities.

  • Summer Experience: A business degree with an international flair Sep 25, 2017 7:00 AM Twelve weeks in Europe and Asia inspired Samantha Chapman, an international business major at BGSU, to build a career of helping people reach global goals. Chapman summed up her journey thusly: “I’m an international business major, so it was important for me to spend time in other countries.”

  • College of Business awards $400,000 in scholarships Sep 20, 2017 1:41 PM On September 8, the College of Business awarded 200+ students more than $400,000 in scholarships at its Honors and Awards ceremony.

  • Trying times = trying harder Sep 20, 2017 1:16 PM Sometimes, even when you do everything right, success is slow. But BGSU alumna Mackenzie Mullins ‘16, of Jackson, Ohio, found that if you refuse to give up, perseverance still wins.

  • Prototype collaboration spaces offer “practice run” for new center Sep 13, 2017 8:57 AM Plans for the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, the innovative new College of Business building, are progressing with the creation of prototype collaboration spaces within the existing college building. Construction on the new Maurer Center is scheduled to start in late 2018. The facility will be ready for classes in fall, 2020.

  • Sofas, storms and social responsibility Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM Businesses across the nation are stepping up to support communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “Do the right thing, and do the thing right” is how Bob Wu, BGSU’s interim chair of marketing, described it.

  • Alumnus always on target Sep 5, 2017 9:27 AM BGSU’s national championships hold a very proud place in the University’s history, but few know about the national title the ROTC Rifle Team won in 1963. Ed Fell ’65 was part of that championship team before going on to serve as a decorated career as a pilot.

  • Alumna launches business venture with collaboration and expertise assistance from the Hamilton Center and entrepreneurial students Aug 25, 2017 4:46 PM What differentiates the BGSU business program from other University programs are the resources it provides to alumni to develop and start business ventures that impact the regional economy and the curriculum focused on hands-on and collaborative learning opportunities which immerse students in real-world business projects.

  • Alumnus opens innovative doors to success for U.S. manufacturing company Aug 25, 2017 4:42 PM A 1983 graduate of BGSU is going beyond business as usual and says success can be embodied in a Michelangelo quote he likes - “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”

  • New faculty join College of Business Aug 25, 2017 4:38 PM BGSU’s College of Business continues to attract outstanding faculty. This fall several new professors and instructors are joining the business faculty.

  • College presents faculty, staff awards Aug 25, 2017 4:32 PM The college is proud to have outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to student learning, to the college 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 before the start of fall semester classes.

  • Alumni selected to join College of Business boards Aug 25, 2017 4:30 PM The College of Business 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. New members are selected by the nominating committee of the Leadership Council, recommended by the dean and provost, and then appointed by BGSU’s president.

  • Prestigious Dean’s Scholar Program selects best and brightest incoming freshmen Aug 25, 2017 4:25 PM Being selected as a Dean’s Scholar is quite an honor and results in students earning scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, with some scholarships being renewable. These high-achieving incoming freshmen are chosen for demonstrating outstanding academics, excellent leadership skills and active participation in their high schools and communities. The selection process includes being interviewed by faculty and staff in the College of Business.

  • Largest freshman class brings high-achieving students Aug 25, 2017 4:21 PM This fall the College of Business welcomes the largest freshman class in more than 15 years, a 12 percent increase from the high enrollment level last year. The college is excited to help these 542 new students experience a quality education and offer them remarkable opportunities they won’t find at other universities.

  • Cassie Woleslagel: working hard, chasing dreams Aug 11, 2017 2:30 PM When Cassie Woleslagel crossed the stage Saturday to pick up her business administration degree, she was already one year ahead of most people her age.

  • ‘Grit’ is the success factor Aug 7, 2017 12:00 AM August commencement speaker Brady Young, a 1982 graduate in business, advises students to apply determination to be successful in their lives. Young is principal owner of Strategic Risk Solutions and serves as its president and CEO. SRS sets up and manages insurance companies for various business and institutions.

  • Class of 2017 Success Stories: Analytics of success at BGSU Jul 31, 2017 7:00 AM An 8,000-mile journey was only one of the challenges Amala Umakanth faced in earning her Master of Science in Analytics degree from Bowling Green State University. Umakanth left her family behind in India to obtain a Master of Science degree in Analytics.

  • BGSU marketing professors author two of the world's best service research articles Jul 19, 2017 12:46 PM BGSU was a leader in publishing the best service research articles in the world last year. Two BGSU marketing professors’ articles were selected among the four finalists for the 2016 Best Service Article Award presented by the Service Special Interest Group (SERVSIG) of the American Marketing Association. Each year at the Frontiers in Service Conference, SERVSIG presents the Best Service Article Award from among all service research articles published globally from the previous year.

  • Drawn to business Jul 3, 2017 2:45 AM Bowling Green State University's weeklong Young Women in Business Leadership camp attracts rising high school senior women from hundreds of miles away to explore business skills and opportunities at BGSU.

  • Trustees set stage for fall semester Jun 22, 2017 2:01 PM At its final meeting of the academic year on June 22, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees took steps to prepare for 2017-18. One college will begin the year with a new name that better expresses its mission and vision. The trustees approved the renaming of the College of Business Administration to simply the College of Business, which is broader and does not limit its identity.

  • Bostelman brings skill, care to daily work May 24, 2017 4:09 PM Marsha Bostelman, administrative assistant in the Department of Marketing, received the 2017 Classified Staff Outstanding Service Award at the annual Classified Staff Council awards and reception on May 17. She received a $1,000 check and a plaque bearing her name, to be permanently displayed in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

  • Faculty promotions and emeritus status granted May 16, 2017 9:47 AM The College of Business has outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence inside and outside the classroom.

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland competition goes to two BGSU students May 15, 2017 10:24 AM Two BGSU business students took first and second place at the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of Cleveland Undergraduate Research Poster Competition held in Cleveland. Junior, Luke Jacob Marcus, who is earning an economics degree, and Mike Shackleton, a senior specializing in finance and accounting, conducted research projects under the guidance of finance Assistant Professor, Dr. Liuling Liu.

  • Speeding ahead on job interviewing skills May 15, 2017 10:12 AM Overall, 186 students enrolled in the Marketing 2010 (Introduction to Marketing) course took part in the Speed Interview event. Students pitched their skills to 29 employers from 25 different companies as part of the Career Marketing Plan project that ends each semester with a session of Speed Interviews.

  • Associate professor presides over International Business Midwest meeting May 15, 2017 10:03 AM Management Associate Professor Man Zhang presided over the Academy of International Business (AIB) Midwest chapter’s annual conference in Chicago this spring.

  • College of Business Administration awards summer research grants to eight faculty May 15, 2017 9:36 AM The College of Business awards grants to support faculty research. We are pleased to announce the projects which have been supported in order to positively impact the College and the fields of study.

  • Class of 2017 Success Stories: Business of the world May 12, 2017 10:17 AM When Rob Everard, who is graduating with a dual major, enrolled at Bowling Green State University, he already knew he wanted to study abroad. The wide scope of international opportunities, along with the strong business program, convinced him that BGSU was his first choice.

  • Promise of possibilities May 8, 2017 8:44 AM BGSU alumna Susan Mucciarone addressed candidates at the commencement program for the colleges of Business Administration and Education and Human Development Saturday afternoon, speaking about the possibilities that lay before them.

  • MBA provides students opportunities for leadership on and off the field May 5, 2017 4:04 PM For some students, being a leader starts on the athletic field before it begins in the classroom. This is true even for five graduate students whose leadership journeys at BGSU are now complete as they prepare to graduate.

  • Management grad thankful for BGSU experience May 5, 2017 3:59 PM “The moment I stepped foot on the BGSU campus, I knew it was where I wanted to be.” This is how Christina Green describes the way she felt when she first visited BGSU. “It was the last college I visited,” she said, “but the campus was beautiful and everyone was just so friendly and welcoming, I knew I wanted to go to school here.”

  • Achievement honored at 288th BGSU commencement May 3, 2017 1:51 PM Degree candidates at the University’s commencement ceremonies Friday (May 5) and Saturday (May 6) heard from alumni who have gone on to distinguished careers in academia, the Coast Guard and the financial services industry. The Bowling Green campus held three ceremonies, all in the Stroh Center.

  • Mosholder selected as 2017 top graduating senior for College of Business Administration Apr 28, 2017 9:14 AM The Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award recognizes the College of Business’s graduating senior who has demonstrated superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities. The 2017 Karl E. Vogt Award was presented to Jennifer Mosholder, who is dual specializing in sales and services marketing and finance. The announcement was made at the Class of 2017 Graduation Luncheon.

  • Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership one of 20 centers worldwide recognized by AACSB Apr 27, 2017 10:36 AM AACSB International, the world’s largest global education network, has recognized Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration for its commitment to creating and incubating cutting-edge business innovations and fostering entrepreneurship in the next generation of business leaders. BGSU is the only entrepreneurship center in Ohio, and one of just 20 entrepreneurship centers around the globe, to earn this distinction.

  • Angie Guidarelli combines majors for more choices Apr 26, 2017 1:23 PM A supply chain management (SCM) specialization wasn’t on Angie Guidarelli’s radar when she first enrolled as a marketing student, but she says she’s glad now that she added it to her business degree. Guidarelli is scheduled to graduate this spring.

  • BGSU alumna charges up new GE startup, Current, with full energy Apr 17, 2017 10:30 AM “I’m curious, focused and ambitious. I’m always seeking opportunities to learn new things, and I purposely take on new challenges that push me out of my comfort zone. That constant hunger and desire to keep learning and contribute in a meaningful way has always been the cornerstone of my career development.” These words describe the drive and energy that BGSU alumna Maryrose Sylvester ’87 has used to forge an impressive career which has landed her in the role of president and CEO at General Electric’s (GE) new startup - Current. This new innovative launch focuses on using data to provide high tech energy efficient solutions.

  • Professor explores impacts of mass transit Apr 17, 2017 9:48 AM Hokey Min, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Management, is studying how mass transit could influence this, along with commuter demographics, public/private partnerships to build and maintain infrastructure, and future trends in commuting.

  • Embrace your opportunities Apr 17, 2017 7:00 AM Bowling Green State University data science student Sarah Hercules has made the most of her time in college by embracing the opportunities that have come her way – something she encourages other students to do as well.

  • Three faculty honored for achievements by Leadership Council Apr 13, 2017 3:39 PM Four years ago the Leadership Council established Faculty Excellence Awards in three areas - teaching, using technology in the classroom to improve learning outcomes, and engagement with industry. The award winners are chosen by the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Leadership Council and are recognized with a plaque and an award of $5,000.

  • BGSU students pitch business ideas during The Hatch Apr 7, 2017 4:48 PM BGSU student entrepreneurs vied for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the television show “Shark Tank” during The Hatch on April 6. This is the fifth year for the event in which alumni investors make equity investments providing real money for students to launch real businesses.

  • Three inducted into Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame Apr 6, 2017 3:05 PM Three Bowling Green State University alumni were inducted into the 2017 Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame on April 5 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union during Entrepreneurship Week.

  • BGSU alumna keeps BGSU graduates in the supply chain Apr 3, 2017 10:26 AM As a 1998 graduate with a degree in Purchasing & Materials Management/Production & Operations Management, Amanda Christian is the vice president and corporate director of procurement for a major government contractor. She received a sound education at BGSU, and has hired 18 University graduates that bring the same work ethic and foundation to the job.

  • 10 alumni honored at College Alumni Awards event Mar 20, 2017 7:00 AM For more than 100 years, Bowling Green State University has celebrated accomplished individuals for service to their professions, their communities and to the University. On March 18, 10 alumni were honored for their contributions at the College Alumni Awards. Alumni were chosen to represent each of the University’s colleges, highlighting the diverse disciplines of a comprehensive university.

  • Family tradition Mar 9, 2017 9:36 AM Michael Gasbarro ’78 looks back at his time at BGSU with fond memories, but, more important, the University is where he learned a vital business lesson. Gasbarro is the CEO of Prime Equipment Group, a family business that manufactures and sells large-scale machines for chicken and turkey processing plants.

  • BGSU trustees announce private gifts, approve naming of new College of Business Administration building Feb 17, 2017 3:13 PM 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.

  • Maurers make visionary investment Feb 17, 2017 2:13 PM 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.

  • University trustees provide support for essential CBA project Feb 17, 2017 2:08 PM 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.

  • Foundation in place for new CBA building thanks to transformational gifts Feb 17, 2017 2:02 PM 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.

  • Student-created Shadow Co. has a bright future Feb 13, 2017 7:00 AM 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.

  • First McGranaghan scholarship awarded to honors student Kathleen Capozello Dec 19, 2016 5:11 PM 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.

  • Mark Sirower found his passion at BGSU Dec 19, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Management professor ‘distinguishes’ herself among outstanding scholars Dec 15, 2016 2:18 PM 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.

  • Student managed portfolio beats expectations Dec 15, 2016 7:34 AM 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.”

  • Alumnus finds passion through MOD program Dec 13, 2016 9:52 AM 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.”

  • BGSU alumna Angela Lucarelli proves success can be obtained through hard work Dec 12, 2016 8:52 AM 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.

  • 2016 Success Stories: Internships, leadership role helped shape specialized career Dec 12, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Motivated to make a difference Nov 28, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Noche Buena, Día de Reyes, Krismasi and the festivals—holidays around the world Nov 23, 2016 11:18 AM 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.

  • CBA sets real record in business simulation Nov 22, 2016 9:03 AM 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.

  • South Asia comes to College of Business Administration Nov 21, 2016 11:21 AM 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.”

  • Stock Market Volatility Inspires Research Nov 21, 2016 10:48 AM 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.

  • Young finance alumnus achieves fast track to success at Prudential Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM 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.

  • General Motors and Center for Business analytics team up on testing project Nov 15, 2016 9:34 AM 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.

  • Vitamix executive blends well on Leadership Council Nov 15, 2016 9:15 AM 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.

  • BGSU sales competition connects students to jobs Nov 14, 2016 10:05 AM 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.

  • Professional MBA program gave alumnus immediate value in career and leads to participation into EPIC Toledo Nov 10, 2016 1:39 PM 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.”

  • Leading the way with data Nov 7, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Master of Organization Development program celebrates decades of success; hosts Best Practices in Leading Change Conference Nov 1, 2016 9:01 AM 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.

  • BGSU and UT co-present Women in Leadership conference Oct 25, 2016 10:26 AM 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.

  • New Economics Faculty Explore Research in Health Care, Student Learning, Auctions and Decision Making Oct 25, 2016 8:28 AM 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.

  • BGSU Team Competed in Finals of GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition Oct 25, 2016 8:24 AM 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.

  • It’s All in the ‘Design’ for Solving Business Problems Innovatively Oct 25, 2016 8:18 AM 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. What we think of as traditional science lab activities are transferred to a business setting, allowing students to learn by doing and blend their creativity with visual, analytical skills to solve problems and differentiate companies from their competitors.

  • Student Selected for National Scholarship That Recognizes Top Interns in Insurance Industry Oct 25, 2016 8:14 AM 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.

  • From Puerto Rico to Bowling Green, A Big Transition But With Outstanding Educational Rewards Oct 25, 2016 8:06 AM 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. These partnerships allow undergraduate accounting students at these respective universities to continue their education at a highly-recognized university through a BGSU Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Scholarship which awards a full tuition waiver and a graduate assistant (GA) stipend to a selected student. Partial tuition waivers and GA stipends are offered to those qualified students not selected.

  • New Economics faculty explore research in health care, student learning, auctions and decision making Oct 24, 2016 12:28 PM 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.

  • Student selected for national scholarship that recognizes top interns in insurance industry Oct 24, 2016 12:15 PM 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.

  • From Puerto Rico to Bowling Green, a big transition but with outstanding educational rewards Oct 24, 2016 12:11 PM 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.

  • It’s all in the ‘design’ for solving business problems innovatively Oct 24, 2016 11:42 AM 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.

  • BGSU team competed in finals of GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition Oct 24, 2016 11:34 AM 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.

  • Invaluable internships Oct 17, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Former student ambassador learned critical networking skills through the CBA placing her on the fast track to career success Oct 13, 2016 11:10 AM 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.

  • Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium Oct 10, 2016 12:46 PM 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.

  • It’s a ‘numbers game’ Oct 7, 2016 9:24 AM 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.

  • Alumni advisory boards meet to offer feedback to college programs and get updates Oct 6, 2016 11:08 AM 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.

  • Five decades of memories unite MBA reunion group to celebrate at class reunion Oct 4, 2016 2:21 PM 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.

  • It’s a ‘Numbers Game’ which BGSU economics student presented to top baseball executives and scouts Oct 4, 2016 2:11 PM 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.

  • Four accounting professorships announced Oct 4, 2016 2:02 PM 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.

  • Business students enrich education through studying beyond U.S.; prepare for global economy Oct 4, 2016 1:56 PM 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.

  • Liabilities with drones, driverless cars, and cyber attacks discussed at Insurance Symposium Oct 4, 2016 1:37 PM “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.

  • Business faculty, student organizations, and internships jumpstarted alum’s successful supply chain career Oct 4, 2016 1:35 PM 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.

  • BGSU supply chain student honored for fourth straight year Oct 4, 2016 9:00 AM 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.

  • Alumnus revitalizing steel industry in America with sustainable technology Sep 20, 2016 10:15 AM 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.

  • Amanda Freedman at Owens-Illinois Sep 18, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Alum whose career promotes “Spirits” pours passion into investing in student ventures Sep 14, 2016 2:34 PM 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.

  • Knippen takes fast track from BGSU to Silicon Valley; Business program ‘better positioned’ him with valuable skillset Sep 14, 2016 2:22 PM 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.

  • Professor’s passion for flying lands Air Force technology into BGSU Business classrooms Sep 14, 2016 2:18 PM 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.

  • Brewing’s odd couple Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • My Summer Experience: Phillip Rich on studying abroad in Europe Aug 29, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • McKinney’s passion for flying lands Air Force technology in BGSU business classrooms Aug 24, 2016 2:46 PM 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.

  • Awards presented to faculty and staff during opening day Aug 17, 2016 8:44 AM 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.

  • BGSU alums see job opportunities and stability in insurance industry Aug 15, 2016 2:09 PM 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.

  • Executive Master of Organization Development students travel overseas to immerse in French culture Aug 15, 2016 2:02 PM 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.

  • Class of 2016 Success Stories: Learning how to learn Aug 12, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Style points Aug 12, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • James E. Dunlap tells graduates to be fearless in taking on the unknown Aug 6, 2016 12:00 PM 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.

  • Class of 2016 Success Stories: A head start with a Falcon finish Aug 1, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Class of 2020: Bryce Harwood Aug 1, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Open arms Jul 21, 2016 12:13 PM 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.

  • BGSU to host inaugural Optimal Aging Community Fair Jul 18, 2016 9:59 AM 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.

  • Star-spangled student Jul 15, 2016 2:35 PM 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.

  • Business faculty take teaching expertise to Chinese classrooms Jul 12, 2016 1:00 PM 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.

  • Class of 2020: Nijah Slaughter Jul 4, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Refugee’s journey from war-torn Iraq leads to earning college degrees and better life of helping others and promoting peace Jun 29, 2016 7:47 AM 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!

  • Executive Master of Organization Development Students Travel Overseas to Immerse in French Culture Jun 22, 2016 8:00 AM 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.

  • Long-Time Legal Studies Professor Passes Away Jun 22, 2016 7:51 AM 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.

  • BGSU’s Business Analytics Program Makes Global Impact; Presents Symposia in China Featuring World-Class Speakers Jun 14, 2016 9:04 AM 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.

  • Business Faculty Impact Their Fields Through Summer Research Jun 8, 2016 11:00 AM 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.

  • The White House tops graduate’s customer list May 30, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Driven for Ford May 23, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Faculty Honored for Excellence by Leadership Council May 16, 2016 9:00 AM 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.

  • Class of 2016 Success Stories: Ready to Work May 16, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • BGSU celebrates 285th graduation May 7, 2016 4:02 PM 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.

  • Class of 2016 Success Stories: The sky is the limit May 7, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Get out of your comfort zone May 7, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Board approves faculty contract, administrative fees May 6, 2016 4:03 PM 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.

  • Faculty climb academic ladder with tenure, promotion May 6, 2016 4:02 PM 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.

  • BGSU hosts inaugural Hatch Junior May 3, 2016 11:00 AM 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.

  • The College of Business kick started a journalism student’s career May 2, 2016 1:18 PM 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.”

  • Student Initiates Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion May 2, 2016 12:49 PM 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.

  • Business Faculty Have Memorable Experiences Abroad May 2, 2016 12:37 PM 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.

  • CSI Student Team Investigates Community Opinions for Real World Projects May 2, 2016 12:03 PM 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.

  • Top Seniors Recognized by Departments for Achievements May 2, 2016 11:04 AM 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!

  • BGSU Student Finishes 3rd in the World for Capsim Competition; BGSU Has Best Capsim Performance Compared to Any Other U.S. University May 2, 2016 10:53 AM 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.

  • Seniors Attend Class Luncheon; Karl Vogt Winner Announced May 2, 2016 10:44 AM 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.

  • Class of 2016 Success Stories: Leaving a legacy May 2, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • BGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday May 2, 2016 12:00 AM 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.

  • Top historic ranking for CBA from Bloomberg Apr 21, 2016 2:30 PM 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.

  • Ohio Insurance Industry and BGSU Partner to Build Program to Address Significant Talent Gap Apr 19, 2016 9:03 AM 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.

  • Giving back to the CBA Apr 18, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Lexie Miller, Marathon Petroleum Company Apr 14, 2016 2:29 PM 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.

  • Students ‘Hatch’ entrepreneurial ideas Apr 8, 2016 4:00 PM 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.

  • Hall of Fame Apr 8, 2016 3:30 PM 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.

  • 'The Hatch' helped launch unique line Mar 28, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Emeriti faculty write book to help organizations ‘Grasp the Situation’ Mar 25, 2016 1:00 PM “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.

  • Marketing Student Organization Among Top 5% in the World Mar 25, 2016 12:00 AM 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.

  • Meet Student Ambassador Michael Gallagher, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC Mar 17, 2016 11:11 AM 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.

  • Partnerships in Master of Accountancy Program Yields Additional Students from Other Universities Mar 17, 2016 9:59 AM 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.

  • BGSU Sales Team Earns Victory at Inaugural Sales Competition at University of Toledo Mar 17, 2016 9:50 AM 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.

  • New Assistant Marketing Professor Joins Department Mar 4, 2016 3:22 PM 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.

  • Student Marketing Chapter Among Best in the World Mar 4, 2016 3:21 PM 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.

  • Marketing Department Presented Awards to Top 2 Graduating Seniors Mar 4, 2016 3:19 PM 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.

  • Christine Seiler Honored with Women of Distinction Award Mar 4, 2016 2:53 PM 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.

  • Marketing Students Pitch Their Business Ideas to Investors in The Hatch™ 2016 Mar 4, 2016 2:49 PM 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.

  • Faculty member Dr. Dwayne Gremler named Distinguished Teaching Professor Mar 4, 2016 2:45 PM 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.

  • Tom Daniels CAUGHT…Going Beyond Business as Usual Mar 3, 2016 9:28 AM 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.

  • Facebook Falcon Feb 22, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • From the classroom to the interview room Feb 22, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Learn more about Student Ambassador, Katie Staubus Feb 18, 2016 11:57 AM 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.

  • Business Career Day Prepared Students to Excel at BGSU Job EXPO Feb 18, 2016 11:12 AM 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.

  • Big Four Leadership Event Helps Students Advance Careers and Impress Employers Feb 18, 2016 11:08 AM 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.

  • Serving As Student Ambassador Gives Unique Leadership and Networking Opportunities Feb 18, 2016 10:55 AM 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.

  • Alumnus Back on Campus to Check Out how the College is Going Beyond Business As Usual Feb 18, 2016 10:24 AM 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.

  • Students Gain Real-World Sales Experience Through Partnership with Hickory Farms Feb 18, 2016 10:21 AM 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.

  • Management Professor Journeys to India to Gather Research About Leadership and Relationships in Unique Harmonious Environment Feb 18, 2016 10:20 AM 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.

  • Hansen Musical Arts Series features Detroit Symphony Orchestra official Feb 17, 2016 4:00 PM 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.”

  • BGSU among top business schools for veterans Feb 11, 2016 1:39 PM 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.

  • Leading for success Feb 8, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • Simulated business Feb 1, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

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

  • Gourmet Chef and Dean, Ray Braun, uses his famous meat rub to teach entrepreneurship Jan 21, 2016 3:00 PM 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!

  • Supply Chain Organization Continues To Earn Highest International Award for Excellence Jan 21, 2016 2:57 PM 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.

  • Ohio governor appoints business alumnus to BGSU board of trustees Jan 21, 2016 2:50 PM 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.

  • Optimizing cancer therapy Jan 11, 2016 7:00 AM 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.

  • The GM/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition Dec 26, 2015 12:00 AM 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.

  • International Graduate Student Describes Diwali Festival Celebrated in India Dec 16, 2015 11:42 AM 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.

  • Graduate Accounting Students Reflect on Holiday Season in Puerto Rico Dec 16, 2015 11:29 AM 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.

  • Accounting Professor “Flips” His Classroom with Technology Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM 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.

  • Class Assignment Promotes Team Building and Benefits Charities in Service Learning Project Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM 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.”

  • Employers Seek ISAC Students from one of Few Programs in the World Dec 16, 2015 10:54 AM 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.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Executive Master of Organization Development Dec 11, 2015 4:40 PM 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.

  • Organization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France Dec 11, 2015 4:33 PM 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.

  • College of Business Hosted “Demystifying the Flipped Classroom” Dec 11, 2015 4:16 PM 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.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Power Play Dec 7, 2015 7:00 AM 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.

  • Students “Sell” Their Way to Advance to National Sales Competition Nov 19, 2015 1:29 PM 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.

  • Chinese Visiting Faculty Learn Our Teaching Methods by Taking Classes Nov 16, 2015 4:31 PM 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.

  • Symposium Provides Career Info About High Job Growth in Insurance Industry Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PM 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.

  • Two Highly Successful Alums Share Experiences with Graduate Students Nov 16, 2015 4:27 PM 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.

  • BGSU Alumnus and His Company “Make Noise” on NASDAQ Stock Market Nov 16, 2015 4:05 PM 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.

  • Culture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual Nov 16, 2015 4:01 PM 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.

  • Economics Alumnus Credits BGSU for Successful Career Journey; Wants to Bring Electric Buses to Alma Mater Nov 16, 2015 3:54 PM 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.

  • Culture of Engagement Provides Educational Experiences that Go Beyond Business As Usual Nov 3, 2015 11:18 AM 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.

  • Alumna finds career happiness Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AM 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.

  • Alumni Update Oct 26, 2015 10:32 AM 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.

  • Colloquium Series for 2014-2015 Oct 26, 2015 10:29 AM 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.

  • Econ Club Update Oct 26, 2015 10:27 AM 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.

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

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

  • Living the Life of a Market Analyst Oct 23, 2015 4:34 PM 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.

  • I Spent the Summer Eating Bugs. Crickets to be Specific Oct 23, 2015 4:25 PM 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.

  • Erik Dupont and the BAT: SMOKIN’! Oct 23, 2015 4:18 PM 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.

  • Ben Zauski Win’s the Karl Vogt Award Oct 23, 2015 4:11 PM 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.

  • Economics Professors Retire Oct 23, 2015 4:00 PM 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.

  • Dr. Kevin Quinn Promoted to Full Professor Oct 23, 2015 10:50 AM 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.

  • The Business District Inspires Passion for Business and Lifelong Friendships Oct 19, 2015 3:24 PM 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.

  • Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium Oct 19, 2015 3:18 PM 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.

  • 4th Annual Women in Leadership Conference Another Success Oct 19, 2015 3:07 PM “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.

  • SCMI Networking Dinner Oct 19, 2015 2:56 PM 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.

  • Dr. Gremler Travels Around the Globe Sharing Research Experience with Young Scholars Oct 19, 2015 2:42 PM 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.

  • MSA ranked high by TFE Times Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PM 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.

  • Master of Financial Economics ranked 6th in country Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PM 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.

  • A global business perspective Oct 12, 2015 8:41 AM 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.

  • Supply Chain Management student wins international award Oct 5, 2015 7:00 AM 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.

  • Fall Events Engage Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni Sep 30, 2015 4:00 PM 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.

  • College Welcomes New Board Members Sep 21, 2015 3:00 PM 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.

  • Women in Business Leadership Student Organization “Growing” Beyond Business As Usual Sep 21, 2015 2:57 PM 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.

  • The Business Analytics and Intelligence program at BGSU is gaining worldwide recognition and graduate Trevor Bischoff is a testament to the program Sep 21, 2015 2:56 PM 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.

  • Hatchling Elsa Vogel Continues Successful Ventures Sep 21, 2015 2:54 PM 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.

  • CBA Teaches Student Artists to be Entrepreneurs Sep 21, 2015 2:52 PM 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.

  • A Message from the Dean Braun Sep 21, 2015 2:50 PM 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.

  • Students Living in Business District Enjoy Hands-on Events Sep 9, 2015 1:42 PM 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.

  • Awards Presented to Faculty and Staff During Opening Day; O-I Professor Named Aug 19, 2015 3:16 PM 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.

  • College Announces Two Department Chairs and Welcomes New Faculty Members Aug 17, 2015 10:12 AM 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.

  • High School Teachers Can Earn Professional Development Credits through College of Business Aug 17, 2015 9:49 AM 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.

  • The Hatch™ Takes Flight Across the Globe Aug 17, 2015 9:35 AM 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.

  • Insurance Specialization Added to Business Program Aug 17, 2015 9:30 AM 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.

  • College of Business Hatches Entrepreneur Jul 20, 2015 2:43 PM 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.

  • Dr. Sullivan Selected for 2015 Award for Excellence Jul 20, 2015 2:40 PM 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.

  • Organization Development Executive Students Learn Important Life Lessons from Trip to France Jul 20, 2015 2:28 PM 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.

  • College Helps Organize Business Analytics Symposium in China; Educational Program Created Jul 20, 2015 2:14 PM 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.

  • 2015 Hall of Fame Jul 14, 2015 9:08 AM 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.

  • Economics Distinguished Professor Honored By Carnegie Mellon Jul 14, 2015 7:57 AM 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.

  • College of Business hatches entrepreneur Jul 6, 2015 7:30 AM 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.

  • College of Business Spotlights May 28, 2015 1:00 PM

  • E-Week Celebrated Innovation and Passion May 26, 2015 12:00 PM 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.

  • Summer Faculty Research Awards Announced May 19, 2015 2:00 PM 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:

  • Departments Honor Their Top Graduating Seniors May 18, 2015 1:45 PM 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:

  • Seniors Attend Class Luncheon; Karl Vogt Winner Announced May 18, 2015 1:45 PM 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.

  • Supply Chain Institute Welcomes New Member Companies May 18, 2015 1:45 PM 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.

  • Faculty Honored for Excellence by Leadership Council May 18, 2015 11:00 AM 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.

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

  • Best Wishes to Retiring Faculty May 5, 2015 1:15 PM 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.

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

  • Students Apply Services Marketing Concepts Through Real World Projects May 4, 2015 9:30 AM 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.

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

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: From Brazil to BG May 4, 2015 7:00 AM 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.

  • Employers Impressed with Student Performance at Speed Interviews Apr 29, 2015 12:15 PM 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.

  • Sales Education Foundation Names BGSU Among Top Sales Programs in U.S. Apr 27, 2015 10:45 AM 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.

  • Experts Advise How to Be a “Disruptive Force in Business” and Create Change Apr 17, 2015 10:30 AM 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.

  • Student Marketing Chapter Among Best in the World Once Again Apr 16, 2015 11:00 AM 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.

  • High School Business Teacher Has Passion for BGSU Business Program; One Reason is The Hatch Apr 16, 2015 10:45 AM 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.

  • Students “Hatch” a Deal with Investors to Launch Startups Apr 16, 2015 9:30 AM 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.

  • Students “Sell” Their Way to National Sales Competition; Ludwig Finishes in the Top 12 Apr 15, 2015 10:45 AM 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.

  • Retiring Faculty Provided Years of Teaching Excellence Apr 14, 2015 1:45 PM 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.

  • Marketing Alumni Return to Campus to Reconnect and Network Apr 14, 2015 12:45 PM 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.

  • MOD Program Contributes to Professional’s Career Success Apr 14, 2015 12:00 PM 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.

  • BGSU College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AM 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.

  • First Two Annual National Investor Awards Go to BGSU Finance Alumni Apr 14, 2015 11:45 AM 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.

  • BGSU College of Business maintains AACSB accreditation Apr 2, 2015 10:33 AM 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.

  • Designing Your Career Mar 27, 2015 4:04 PM 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.”

  • Michael McGranaghan Honored by University For Outstanding Achievements Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PM 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.

  • New Peer Leaders Chosen to Transition Incoming Freshman Class Mar 17, 2015 3:30 PM 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.

  • College of Business Has Several Faculty Members Retiring; Three in Marketing Mar 17, 2015 3:15 PM 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.

  • BGSU Finance Team Finishes Third in National Competition Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PM 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.

  • Dr. Gremler Named Distinguished Teaching Professor Mar 17, 2015 3:00 PM 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.

  • New Theme Community Created for Business Students Mar 17, 2015 10:00 AM 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.

  • Fourteen Students Chosen to Become Student Ambassadors Mar 16, 2015 4:00 PM 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.

  • College Loses Retired Economics Professor Mar 9, 2015 2:30 PM 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.

  • Student Case Competition Team Headed to APICS District Semifinals Feb 23, 2015 10:30 AM 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.

  • Business Career Day Prepares Students to Find Their Dream Job Feb 18, 2015 8:30 AM 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.

  • Corporate Executives to Present at Alma Mater’s Women in Leadership Event Feb 17, 2015 10:30 AM 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.

  • Hundreds Attend Supply Chain Management Spring Networking Dinner Feb 16, 2015 1:15 PM 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.

  • Alumnus Uses Business Expertise to Launch Nonprofit For Advanced Cancer Patients Feb 16, 2015 12:30 PM 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.

  • Dallas-Hamilton Newsletter Feb 12, 2015 12:30 PM 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.

  • A Week of Celebrating Entrepreneurship and Innovation Feb 4, 2015 9:00 AM 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.

  • Management Professor Elected to Lead International Business Organization in Midwest Jan 27, 2015 8:45 AM 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.

  • Innovation Celebrated During Global Entrepreneurship Week Jan 26, 2015 1:00 PM 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.

  • University Honors 1982 Business Graduate for Distinguished Achievements Jan 20, 2015 2:00 PM 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.

  • Recruitment for Fall Enrollment Shows Strong Results; College of Business Day is January 23 Jan 20, 2015 12:30 PM 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.

  • BGSU Alumnus to Lead California’s Business Development Efforts in China Jan 16, 2015 1:30 PM 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.”

  • CBA Rewards Point Program Continues to Engage Students; New Top Prize Added Jan 16, 2015 1:15 PM 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.

  • President at Nationwide’s Property and Casualty Division is 1986 BGSU Grad Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PM 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.

  • Sultz Honored with Financial Executive International Award Jan 16, 2015 1:00 PM 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.

  • Hatchlings Selected for The Hatch 2015 Jan 13, 2015 2:00 PM 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.”

  • Students Connect with Alum at NetJets to Learn About Possible Sales Careers Dec 19, 2014 2:15 PM 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.

  • A Sacrifice for Education: Marvin Njoroge’s Parents Made Enormous Sacrifices to Educate Their Children Dec 19, 2014 11:30 AM 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.

  • Business Student Shares Valuable Internship Experiences at Owens-Illinois Dec 16, 2014 2:15 PM 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.

  • Dr. Dwayne Gremler Recognized with Most Prestigious Honor in Services Marketing Dec 16, 2014 2:00 PM 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.

  • Paul DePalma, a graduate of the Executive Master of Organization Development Program, is Owner and CEO of ADEPT Performance Systems Dec 16, 2014 2:00 PM 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.

  • Holiday Traditions in Other Countries Dec 16, 2014 1:58 PM 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.

  • Graduating Student Credits College of Business for Going Beyond Business As Usual Dec 15, 2014 3:15 PM 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.

  • The Holidays in Puerto Rico are Much Anticipated and Enjoyed Dec 15, 2014 8:15 AM 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.

  • Winners of SMI Service Blueprint Student Competition Announced Dec 12, 2014 8:15 AM 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.

  • Marketing Course Helps Prepare Students for Employer Job Interviews Dec 11, 2014 8:00 AM 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.

  • Entrepreneurship Professor Featured in Nationwide Costco Publication Dec 5, 2014 1:00 PM 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.

  • BGSU Team Captures Bronze in International Case Competition Dec 5, 2014 10:30 AM 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.

  • Our Students Are Workforce-Ready Nov 21, 2014 2:00 PM 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.

  • Student entrepreneurs have opportunity to ‘hatch’ their business idea Nov 21, 2014 10:13 AM 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.

  • BGSU MBA Program Adds Supply Chain Management Specialization Nov 19, 2014 9:00 AM 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.”

  • BGSU Alum’s Technology StartUp Set to Revolutionize the Legal System Nov 17, 2014 1:30 PM 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.

  • John Deere Provided Great Internship Experience for Supply Chain/Management Student Nov 17, 2014 1:30 PM 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.

  • Student Shares Memorable Experiences through Studying Abroad in Hong Kong Nov 17, 2014 1:15 PM 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.

  • Ludwig and Wolf are Winners of the BGSU Sales Competition Nov 17, 2014 10:30 AM 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.

  • Business Faculty Go Beyond the Classroom and Get Involved Helping Community Too Nov 12, 2014 10:00 AM 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.

  • Supply Chain Program Chalks Up Another Major Honor with Student Volunteer Award Nov 12, 2014 9:45 AM 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.

  • New Associate Director Selected to Drive Career Accelerator Office Forward Nov 10, 2014 3:30 PM 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.

  • College Actively Fundraising for Construction of New Business Building Nov 4, 2014 2:45 PM 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.

  • BGSU Students Excel at Regional Sales Competition; Impress Employers Oct 31, 2014 2:15 PM 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.

  • Together We Rally Oct 27, 2014 7:00 AM 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.

  • Case Competition Team Headed to Philippines for Final Round Oct 22, 2014 9:15 AM 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.

  • RallyCap Sports Kicks Off to an Exciting Start at BGSU Oct 21, 2014 4:45 PM 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.

  • BGSU Sales Competition Finalists Are Announced Oct 21, 2014 2:45 PM 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.

  • Hartley Selected for APICS Top Student Chapter Mentor Award & Honored by Ohio Magazine Oct 21, 2014 2:30 PM 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.

  • Alicia Fernandez-Mott ‘82 Oct 20, 2014 10:30 AM 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.

  • MIS Student Describes Internship He Obtained His Freshman Year Oct 20, 2014 10:30 AM 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.

  • Homecoming Events in College of Business Reconnect Alumni with Alma Mater Oct 20, 2014 9:30 AM 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.

  • Successful Executive to Chair Leadership Council and Encourages Fellow Alumni to Get Involved Sep 22, 2014 9:15 AM 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.

  • Management Class Maps Out Supply Chain Impact With Hands-On Activity Sep 17, 2014 9:53 AM 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.

  • Alumnus Teams up with Student to Launch Non-profit Rec Sports Organization at BGSU Sep 16, 2014 3:44 PM 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.”

  • Supply Chain Professor Named Distinguished Scholar Sep 16, 2014 10:21 AM 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.

  • Business Career Accelerator Is a Catalyst for Students Finding Jobs Sep 16, 2014 10:20 AM 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.

  • Internships Provide Students with Valuable Experience and Higher Chances of a Job After Graduation Sep 16, 2014 10:19 AM 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.

  • New Academic Year Kickoff Events Engage Students, Faculty, and Staff Sep 16, 2014 1:45 AM 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.

  • Hatch Startups Take Flight with New Applications Sought for 2015 Sep 10, 2014 10:13 AM 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.”

  • Management Faculty Present Research at Conferences and Workshops Sep 9, 2014 2:15 PM 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.

  • College of Business Welcomes Class of 2018 Sep 9, 2014 2:00 PM 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.

  • Supply Chain Professor Named Distinguished Scholar Sep 9, 2014 1:00 PM 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.

  • New Members Added to College of Business Boards Sep 4, 2014 10:35 AM 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.

  • College Honors Faculty and Staff at Opening Day Aug 25, 2014 9:23 AM 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.

  • National Accounting Institute Awards Top Scholarship to BGSU Graduate Student Aug 22, 2014 11:06 AM 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.

  • Dallas-Hamilton Center Featured at Global Conference Aug 20, 2014 8:52 AM 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.

  • Online Academic Planning Tool Helps Business Students Graduate on Time Aug 19, 2014 9:31 AM 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.

  • College’s Top Senior Took Advantage of 'Going Beyond Business as Usual' Opportunities Aug 13, 2014 2:18 PM 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!

  • Faculty and Staff Support Student Interns Aug 13, 2014 8:34 AM 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.

  • Marketing Grad Lands Dream Job in Big Apple Aug 11, 2014 3:06 PM 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.

  • Back to school after 36 years Aug 6, 2014 9:40 AM 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.

  • Business Seniors Hear Last Lecture; Outstanding Senior Announced Jul 16, 2014 1:55 PM 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.

  • BGSU Has Multiple Winners of National Supply Chain Scholarship Jul 15, 2014 9:20 AM 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.

  • Two Retiring Faculty Designated with Emeritus Status Jun 24, 2014 11:08 AM 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.

  • Organization Development Graduate Students Learn Lessons from Trip to Paris Jun 23, 2014 1:19 PM 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.

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

  • BGSU Business Students Honored for Achievements Jun 23, 2014 11:36 AM 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.

  • College Saddened with Loss of Two Former Distinguished Professors Jun 23, 2014 11:17 AM 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.

  • New Initiative to Help Incoming Freshmen Transition to College and BGSU Jun 6, 2014 9:07 AM 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.

  • Three New Faculty Excellence Awards Presented May 16, 2014 3:30 PM 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.

  • Students Run Record Labels to Learn Marketing Principles As Class Project May 15, 2014 2:54 PM “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.

  • Faculty Promotions Approved By Board Of Trustees May 12, 2014 9:48 AM 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.

  • Summer Research Grants Announced for College of Business May 9, 2014 2:51 PM 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:

  • Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame Inducts Class of 2014 May 9, 2014 8:30 AM 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.

  • CBA Points Program a Success in Fall; Expands for Spring May 8, 2014 11:54 AM 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.

  • BGSU Has Been a Place of Great Opportunities for Graduating Accounting Student May 7, 2014 3:06 PM 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.

  • Student Finishes His Academic Studies in France; Quite a Learning Experience May 7, 2014 9:38 AM 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.

  • Ryan Shukis Completes Dream Internship in Switzerland at Owens-Illinois European Headquarters May 6, 2014 10:15 PM 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.

  • Two Graduating International Students Give High Praise to BGSU May 6, 2014 4:23 PM 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.

  • Business Students Getting “FIT” Before Interviewing with Job Recruiters May 5, 2014 1:34 PM 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.

  • CBA Graduate Earns Two Prestigious National Investor Honors May 1, 2014 2:10 PM 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.

  • Finance Students Learn from World’s Most Influential Investment Leaders May 1, 2014 9:31 AM 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.

  • BGSU Student Entrepreneurs Developing Business Presentations for "The Hatch" Apr 29, 2014 1:34 PM 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.

  • Meet "The Hatch" Investors Vying to Launch Student Businesses Apr 29, 2014 1:34 PM 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.

  • New Group of Students Join Student Ambassador Program Apr 28, 2014 4:05 PM 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.

  • Student’s Internship Turns into Full-Time Position at Kohl’s Apr 28, 2014 9:58 AM 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.

  • Speed Interviews Prepare Students for Job Interviews Apr 24, 2014 4:39 PM 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.

  • Four Outstanding Innovators Shared Their Journeys to Success at Sebo Series Apr 24, 2014 11:08 AM 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.

  • Business College Loses Esteemed Former Dean Apr 17, 2014 4:03 PM 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.

  • Student Marketing Organization Places Among Top 16 Chapters in the World Apr 17, 2014 11:07 AM 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.

  • Aspiring Student Entrepreneurs "Hatch" Their Businesses With Investor Support Apr 17, 2014 10:08 AM 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."

  • Highly Successful Entrepreneurs Recognized For Career of Achievements Apr 16, 2014 11:22 AM 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.

  • Aspiring student entrepreneurs ‘hatch’ their businesses with investor support Apr 16, 2014 10:07 AM 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.

  • New Recruiting Center Assists Employers with Interviewing Students Apr 16, 2014 9:16 AM 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.

  • Entrepreneurs Learn about Legal Considerations During Day Three of E-Week Apr 10, 2014 3:57 PM 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.

  • Day Two E-Week Events Focus on Financial Matters and Final Hatch Run Through Apr 9, 2014 1:28 PM 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.

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

  • Women Executives Bring Stories of Workplace Ethics to BGSU Apr 4, 2014 2:20 PM 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.

  • Business Student Skates His Way to Pro Hockey Team Contract Apr 2, 2014 10:47 AM 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.

  • College of Business Graduate Honored as Distinguished Alumna Mar 31, 2014 12:35 PM 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.

  • Sherry Sullivan Selected as One of Best Reviewers for Management Journal Mar 31, 2014 9:03 AM 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.

  • Management Professor Continues To Receive Accolades for Research Mar 31, 2014 8:40 AM 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.

  • BGSU is Among Top Business Schools for Veterans Mar 27, 2014 2:17 PM 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.”

  • Case Competition Team Headed for Hong Kong Mar 25, 2014 2:22 PM 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.

  • Marketing Alumnus Remembers Heated Rivalry of BGSU vs. UT Mar 25, 2014 10:50 AM 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.

  • Class Case Study Could Result in the "Next Big Thing" for GE Lighting Mar 25, 2014 10:45 AM 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.

  • Case Competition Team Returns from Hong Kong Mar 21, 2014 2:03 PM 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.

  • BGSU Alumnus Keith Grass Sponsors New Initiatives Mar 21, 2014 11:26 AM 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.

  • From Military Service in Iraq Back to Student and Entrepreneur Mar 21, 2014 10:58 AM 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.

  • Marketing Class Teams Up with Local Start-Up to Promote Innovative Children’s Toothpaste Mar 21, 2014 10:58 AM 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.

  • Executive MBA Students Travel Abroad to See Globalization First Hand Mar 21, 2014 10:56 AM 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.