October

  • Nov 2, 2015 5:00 AM Alumna finds career happiness
    As she headed toward graduation and her future post-college, alumna Corrie Jones knew who she wanted to be her first employer—Owens Corning. Jones had done an internship there and appreciated the company's values and how they shared a passion for her favorite cause—Habitat for Humanity.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:32 AM Alumni Update
    Several of our readers reached out to us after our last newsletter to let us know what’s happening in their lives. Here is what some of our alumni have been doing.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:29 AM Colloquium Series for 2014-2015
    Dr. Sebastian Roelands served as colloquium coordinator and invited a variety of speakers to BGSU. Below is a list of our colloquia for 2014/15.

  • Oct 26, 2015 10:27 AM Econ Club Update
    During the spring semester, the Econ Club welcomed several interesting speakers to their meetings covering a variety of topics. BGSU professors Dr. Quinn, Dr. VanderHart, and Dr. Benedict, spoke to the club members about their research thesis/papers in Economics.

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

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

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:34 PM Living the Life of a Market Analyst
    When I first met Kevin Fowler, I was fairly new as department chair, worried about making mistakes, but loving one part of the job, advising all of the economics majors. Kevin was one of those individuals I started to advise early on. He was a bit on the quiet side, but I could tell immediately that here was a person who was interested in learning. After graduating from BGSU with a BS-Economics degree in May of 2014, Kevin has certainly used the skills developed as an economics major to find a job that suits him very well.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:25 PM I Spent the Summer Eating Bugs. Crickets to be Specific
    In the last year I have had the honor of representing Bowling Green State University in the Ohio Export Internship Program. A selective classroom/internship experience hosted through a partnership between The Ohio State University and The Ohio Development Services Agency.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:18 PM Erik Dupont and the BAT: SMOKIN’!
    If you go to the Bloomberg Institute website and look at their Hall of Fame for the Bloomberg Aptitude Test (BAT) for February 2015, you will see Erik Dupont as the third place finisher, IN-THE-WORLD. For those of you who know Erik, it should come as no surprise. Razor-sharp intelligence and a deep understanding of economics and finance are what Erik brings to any arena, but especially when he dons his finance hat.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:11 PM Ben Zauski Win’s the Karl Vogt Award
    The Karl E. Vogt Award is presented to the student who is considered THE outstanding graduating senior in the College, demonstrating superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities. This award was named in honor of a former dean of the College of Business Administration.

  • Oct 23, 2015 4:00 PM Economics Professors Retire
    Dr. Mary Ellen Benedict retired from BGSU on June 30, 2015 and was granted Emeritus status upon retirement. Mary Ellen joined the Economics Department in 1991 as an assistant professor, was promoted to full professor in 2002, and served as department chair from 2011-2015. Dr. Kyoo Kim, retired from BGSU on June 30, 2015 and was granted Emeritus status upon retirement. Dr. Kim joined the Economics Department in 1978 as an assistant professor and was promoted to full professor in 1989.

  • Oct 23, 2015 10:50 AM Dr. Kevin Quinn Promoted to Full Professor
    Kevin Quinn has been with the Department of Economics for twenty-five years. Most of you tell the “Quinn” stories about how he continually gets chalk on his back or how interesting his office is decorated. However, as most of you know, Dr. Quinn is so much more: highly intellectual, immensely funny, and highly engaging as a professor and colleague. He recently advanced to full professor, a promotion well-deserved due to his service to the University, his research, which includes articles on history of thought and teaching economics, and teaching a variety of courses for the Department.

  • Oct 19, 2015 3:24 PM The Business District Inspires Passion for Business and Lifelong Friendships
    In its inaugural year, The Business District has been highly successful through inspiring student interest in business careers and by creating the friendly atmosphere of a close-knit community.

  • Oct 19, 2015 3:18 PM Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium
    Company representatives and students attended the Business Analytics Symposium at Bowling Green State University where they learned the impact of combining marketing with analytics to create leading-edge business practices.

  • Oct 19, 2015 3:07 PM 4th Annual Women in Leadership Conference Another Success
    “The power of diversity is so great, that diverse teams outperform smarter teams,” Sallie Krawcheck, respected Wall Street executive said to a ballroom filled with more than 600 people at Bowing Green State University’s Women in Leadership conference on September 30.

  • Oct 19, 2015 2:56 PM SCMI Networking Dinner
    More than 250 students, faculty, staff, and company representatives gathered for the Fall SCMI Networking Dinner which was a joint meeting with Toledo APICS. The program featured speakers from the newest SCMI member companies who shared their supply chain expertise.

  • Oct 19, 2015 2:42 PM Dr. Gremler Travels Around the Globe Sharing Research Experience with Young Scholars
    He has been honored for his research and teaching expertise and his contributions to the service marketing field by international marketing associations. Now the BGSU service marketing professor is assisting up-and-coming scholars globally to succeed in their research endeavors by sharing his own experiences.

  • Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PM MSA ranked high by TFE Times
    Bowling Green State University’s Master of Business in Analytics (MSA) was ranked 23rd in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). The MSA rankings were based on GMAT scores, starting salary and bonus, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate and full time graduates employed at graduate and three months after graduation.

  • Oct 15, 2015 2:00 PM Master of Financial Economics ranked 6th in country
    Bowling Green State University’s Master of Business in Analytics (MSA) was ranked 23rd in the country by the TFE Times (formerly The Financial Engineer). The MSA rankings were based on GMAT scores, starting salary and bonus, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate and full time graduates employed at graduate and three months after graduation.

  • Oct 12, 2015 8:41 AM A global business perspective
    Sarah Zibbel, director of human resources for global manufacturing at Owens-Illinois, has a lot of stamps on her passport thanks to the travel required by her job. But, she said the trip to South America required for graduation from Bowling Green State University’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, still opened her eyes.

  • Oct 5, 2015 7:00 AM Supply Chain Management student wins international award
    Robert Everard, a senior majoring in supply chain management and applied economics, was honored with one of the most esteemed awards from the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), a leading professional association for supply chain and operations management in the world.