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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
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.
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 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 10:49 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 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 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 10:20 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 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 7, 2014 1:17 PM Thank You To Our 2014 Spring Events Sponsors
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