Jan 13, 2020 8:00 PM Maurer Center’s Student Success Center Named for Dedicated Educator and Humanitarian
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.
Jan 13, 2020 7:30 PM Entrepreneurship Minor Propels Recent Graduates to New Ventures
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.
Jan 6, 2020 7:37 PM Meet students who have committed early to the Class of 2024
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.
Dec 17, 2019 9:15 PM Sheryl Maxfield ’81: 'Speak the truth. Share what is on your mind. Raise your hand.'
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.
Dec 14, 2019 3:18 PM BGSU honors success at commencement
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.
Dec 12, 2019 6:15 PM Business Simulations Improve Learning and Assessment in Managerial Accounting Courses
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.
Dec 12, 2019 6:15 PM Retired EY Partner Supports Simulation in Preparing Business Students
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.
Dec 6, 2019 8:00 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU marketing major launched his own ice cream business as a sophomore
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.
Dec 5, 2019 4:00 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Political science major utilizes multiple opportunities to grow as a leader at BGSU
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.
Dec 5, 2019 2:01 PM BGSU Team Continues Tradition of Top 6 Finalists in Global Business Simulation Competition
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.
Dec 4, 2019 8:26 PM Holiday Traditions Celebrated in Lebanon and East Africa
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.
Nov 22, 2019 7:59 PM Lisbon internship points to benefits of Global Internship program
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.
Nov 14, 2019 6:15 PM BGSU Students Take 1st and 2nd Place at Ball State Sales Competition
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.
Nov 14, 2019 1:14 PM Spaces in Maurer Center Facilitate ‘Collaborative Collisions’
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.
Nov 14, 2019 12:55 PM Prospective Students Gain Insight on Nationally Recognized Business Program through College of Business Day
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.
Nov 12, 2019 7:31 PM Winners of the Bowling Green State University Sales Competition Announced; Move on to Nationals
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.
Nov 12, 2019 7:30 PM Business ‘Hatched’ at BGSU Featured on National Morning Show
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.
Nov 12, 2019 7:23 PM Supply Chain Institute Hosts Networking Event and Dinner Meeting
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.
Nov 1, 2019 1:08 PM BGSU, Cedar Fair partnership creates unique opportunity
BGSU has partnered with Cedar Fair and the city of Sandusky to create a unique degree in resort and attraction management program. The country’s only educational opportunity of its kind, the program will be possible due to this innovative partnership that will provide with leadership opportunities in the fast-growing field.