January

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 4:27 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.

  • 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.