2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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