2016

  • Dec 19, 2016 5:11 PM First McGranaghan scholarship awarded to honors student Kathleen Capozello
    The recently established Michael and Mary Lee McGranaghan Academic Excellence Scholarship designated for a student in both the College of Business and the Honors College works to ensure that the next generation of business leaders receive the same outstanding education at BGSU. Kathleen Capozello is the first recipient of the scholarship.

  • Dec 19, 2016 7:00 AM Mark Sirower found his passion at BGSU
    It took awhile for Mark Sirower to discover passion during his time at Bowling Green State University, but once he did he never looked back. Sirower changed his major a handful of times at BGSU before graduating in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in finance from the College of Business Administration.

  • Dec 15, 2016 2:18 PM Management professor ‘distinguishes’ herself among outstanding scholars
    Dr. Sherry Sullivan, professor of management, was named an Oxford Journal Distinguished Research Professor in honor of her significant research impact over the years. She is only the second person outside of economics and finance to be selected for this prestigious title which is similar to a lifetime achievement award for research.

  • Dec 15, 2016 7:34 AM Student managed portfolio beats expectations
    During fall semester, seven undergraduate students managed a long-only equity portfolio valued at $380,000. The BGSU Student Managed Fund operated as part of FINANCE 4360 – Portfolio Management. According to finance professor, Dr. Stephen Rush, who teaches the course, “The goal of the class is to beat the S&P 500 index (a benchmark widely used in the investment management industry) on a risk-adjusted basis.” He adds, “The positive relationship between risk and return means that increasing the level of risk may increase total return but also increases the threshold for risk-adjusted returns.”

  • Dec 13, 2016 9:52 AM Alumnus finds passion through MOD program
    Bob Anderson ‘86, founder, chairman and chief development officer of The Leadership Circle as well as co-founder and chairman of the Full Circle Group graduated with a master’s degree in organization development from Bowling Green State University. After graduation, Anderson worked in leadership development until starting his own business in 1986. Anderson recently co-wrote a book titled “Mastering Leadership: An Integrated Framework for Breakthrough Performance and Extraordinary Business Results.”

  • Dec 12, 2016 8:52 AM BGSU alumna Angela Lucarelli proves success can be obtained through hard work
    Fast forward 15 years, still devoted to the world of business and having developed a new passion for traveling to the mix, this Avon, Ohio native is following her dream of becoming a successful business woman while exploring the world. Angela Lucarelli graduates from Bowling Green State University in December with two degrees in marketing and international business. Following graduation, she will start her career working for Aliquantum International, a children’s toy company.

  • Dec 12, 2016 7:00 AM 2016 Success Stories: Internships, leadership role helped shape specialized career
    Even though Raven Aurand grew up just 30 minutes from BGSU, she didn’t realize how special the University was until she experienced it firsthand. Aurand is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a dual specialization in business analytics and intelligence and management with a focus in human resources.

  • Nov 28, 2016 7:00 AM Motivated to make a difference
    BGSU MBA student Saleha Azmi is happiest when she’s busy. In addition to classwork, she’s staying busy by serving as president of the student chapter of the American Association of University Women and as a member of the national AAUW Student Advisory Council.

  • Nov 23, 2016 11:18 AM Noche Buena, Día de Reyes, Krismasi and the festivals—holidays around the world
    A very special time of the year is approaching for everybody…the holiday season. Quickly after Thanksgiving, families go out to buy their trees, decorate their houses with lights, play holiday songs, light candles that give the house the scent of cinnamon, and prepare their favorite holiday dishes. As I reflect about this time of year, I realize that the way I view the holiday season is greatly influenced by my native country of Puerto Rico. Therefore, I wondered how people from other countries celebrate their holiday season, so I interviewed BGSU international business students to find out how they celebrated their holidays.

  • Nov 22, 2016 9:03 AM CBA sets real record in business simulation
    The Capstone and Foundation Business Simulation Challenge is a global online competition which pits thousands of business students against each other twice per year. Students demonstrate business acumen and critical thinking skills, among other skills, in the online challenge.

  • Nov 21, 2016 11:21 AM South Asia comes to College of Business Administration
    The rich culture from South Asian countries filled the second floor of the College of Business Administration Building through the sounds of music, the smell of traditional dishes, and the vibrant colors of decorations and clothing. Cultural traditions, holidays, and customs from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka were presented to students and faculty as part of the Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion’s (DACODI) first “Regional Focus.”

  • Nov 21, 2016 10:48 AM Stock Market Volatility Inspires Research
    Assistant finance professor, Dr. Stephen Rush, who joined the College this fall, is conducting research that impacts the finance field because it helps us to better understand how to prevent “flash crashes” in the stock market as well as assists us to understand algorithmic trading, known as automated trading or black-box trading. Dr. Rush’s current research is focused on informed vs. uninformed traders and how these traders affect the price of stocks.

  • Nov 16, 2016 8:15 AM Young finance alumnus achieves fast track to success at Prudential
    In 2014, Peter Bahner was excited to be graduating from Bowling Green State University (BGSU) with a business degree, specializing in finance and a concentration in financial planning. His senior year, he interned at Prudential and accepted a full-time job there after graduation. Fast forward only two years, and Bahner has already achieved the role of Manager, Training and Development (MTD) at Prudential Advisors.

  • Nov 15, 2016 9:34 AM General Motors and Center for Business analytics team up on testing project
    Auto giant General Motors turned to BGSU’s Center for Business Analytics for statistical consulting on an engine oil testing project. This project not only assisted GM, but also gave graduate level statistics students a high power dose of real-world learning experiences.

  • Nov 15, 2016 9:15 AM Vitamix executive blends well on Leadership Council
    Michel Nouafo has a rich and diverse cultural and professional background.  His sales experience began early on in his college career, and more than 30 years later, he has become a seasoned senior sales executive at Vitamix who shares his insights as a Leadership Council member at his alma mater.

  • Nov 14, 2016 10:05 AM BGSU sales competition connects students to jobs
    Starting with 46 students in September, the selection process narrowed the competitors to the top 13.  These finalists competed in a more-involved role play based on the event’s premier sponsor, Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC).  In fact, over 25 companies participated in this event.  They not only judged the student role plays, they also recruited them for full-time jobs and internships.  The winning students were announced at the Sales Awards Banquet on November 9 with the top two advancing to the National Collegiate Sales Competition.

  • Nov 10, 2016 1:39 PM Professional MBA program gave alumnus immediate value in career and leads to participation into EPIC Toledo
    John Pezzino, a risk management analyst for Welltower, worked in sales and marketing before deciding to attend BGSU to earn his master’s degree in business administration. Over the years Pezzino has worked for different organizations such as a food service company and an insurance agency. Aside from his professional career, Pezzino serves on the board of the BGSU Insurance and Risk Management Institute and is also Chair Elect for EPIC Toledo, an organization created by the Toledo Regional Chamber of Commerce which stands for “engaging people, inspiring change.”

  • Nov 7, 2016 7:00 AM Leading the way with data
    Saranga Komanduri ’05, ’07 is technical lead at Civis Analytics in Chicago, helping to build its data-science platform. At Civis Analytics, the Bowling Green State University alumnus leads a talented team of software engineers who maintain and build some of the core architecture of the company’s program.

  • Nov 1, 2016 9:01 AM Master of Organization Development program celebrates decades of success; hosts Best Practices in Leading Change Conference
    Back in the 1970’s, BGSU was on the cutting edge by launching a Master of Organization Development (MOD) program, one of the first master’s degree programs of its kind in the U.S. The program today continues to maintain recognition as one of the most prestigious organization development graduate programs in the world.

  • Oct 25, 2016 10:26 AM BGSU and UT co-present Women in Leadership conference
    Bowling Green State University and The University of Toledo co-presented the Women in Leadership conference, Creating and Pursuing Pathways for Promotion, Friday, Oct. 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Levis Commons to a sold-out crowd of area business leaders as well as students, faculty members and alumni from both Universities.

  • Oct 25, 2016 8:28 AM New Economics Faculty Explore Research in Health Care, Student Learning, Auctions and Decision Making
    Two tenure track faculty joined the Department of Economics this fall and are working on research which will positively impact their field. These two scholars are studying the areas of health care, student learning experiences, auctions and the decision-making that goes into auctions.

  • Oct 25, 2016 8:24 AM BGSU Team Competed in Finals of GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition
    The BGSU supply chain team of Alex Winner, Anissa Hill, Ameera Venkataraman, and Kurt Leverenz competed in the final round of the General Motors/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition. BGSU was one of five teams that advanced to the finals out of 20 teams competing. Although they did not win the competition, this is the second year in a row that the BGSU team made it to the finals.

  • Oct 25, 2016 8:18 AM It’s All in the ‘Design’ for Solving Business Problems Innovatively
    When students come to Bowling Green State University to study business, they know they have unique opportunities that many other undergraduate business programs don’t offer; it’s not a “traditional” business education. BGSU is one of the few universities in the country to have as part of its undergraduate business curriculum an Applied Business Experience (BizX) lab program, a series of hands-on, experiential one-credit hour courses which begins the first year and then builds on the prior BizX courses through senior year. What we think of as traditional science lab activities are transferred to a business setting, allowing students to learn by doing and blend their creativity with visual, analytical skills to solve problems and differentiate companies from their competitors.

  • Oct 25, 2016 8:14 AM Student Selected for National Scholarship That Recognizes Top Interns in Insurance Industry
    Jessica Miller earned second place in the 2016 BGSU Sales Competition, was part of the sales team that took first place in the first annual University of Toledo Sales Competition, and captured fifth place at the Ball State University Sales Competition. These sales accolades have paid off for the sales and service marketing senior who is graduating in December.

  • Oct 25, 2016 8:06 AM From Puerto Rico to Bowling Green, A Big Transition But With Outstanding Educational Rewards
    Bowling Green State University’s commitment to recruiting the best and brightest graduate accounting students has been demonstrated through partnerships with the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Heidelberg University, Bluffton University, and Siena Heights University. These partnerships allow undergraduate accounting students at these respective universities to continue their education at a highly-recognized university through a BGSU Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Scholarship which awards a full tuition waiver and a graduate assistant (GA) stipend to a selected student. Partial tuition waivers and GA stipends are offered to those qualified students not selected.

  • Oct 24, 2016 12:28 PM New Economics faculty explore research in health care, student learning, auctions and decision making
    Two tenure track faculty joined the Department of Economics this fall and are working on research which will positively impact their field. These two scholars are studying the areas of health care, student learning experiences, auctions and the decision-making that goes into auctions.

  • Oct 24, 2016 12:15 PM Student selected for national scholarship that recognizes top interns in insurance industry
    Jessica Miller earned second place in the 2016 BGSU Sales Competition, was part of the sales team that took first place in the first annual University of Toledo Sales Competition, and captured fifth place at the Ball State University Sales Competition. These sales accolades have paid off for the sales and service marketing senior who is graduating in December.

  • Oct 24, 2016 12:11 PM From Puerto Rico to Bowling Green, a big transition but with outstanding educational rewards
    Bowling Green State University’s commitment to recruiting the best and brightest graduate accounting students has been demonstrated through partnerships with the University of Puerto Rico (UPR), Heidelberg University, Bluffton University, and Siena Heights University.

  • Oct 24, 2016 11:42 AM It’s all in the ‘design’ for solving business problems innovatively
    When students come to Bowling Green State University to study business, they know they have unique opportunities that many other undergraduate business programs don’t offer; it’s not a “traditional” business education. BGSU is one of the few universities in the country to have as part of its undergraduate business curriculum an Applied Business Experience (BizX) lab program, a series of hands-on, experiential one-credit hour courses which begins the first year and then builds on the prior BizX courses through senior year.

  • Oct 24, 2016 11:34 AM BGSU team competed in finals of GM/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition
    The BGSU supply chain team of Alex Winner, Anissa Hill, Ameera Venkataraman, and Kurt Leverenz competed in the final round of the General Motors/Wayne State Supply Chain Case Competition. BGSU was one of five teams that advanced to the finals out of 20 teams competing. Although they did not win the competition, this is the second year in a row that the BGSU team made it to the finals.

  • Oct 17, 2016 7:00 AM Invaluable internships
    Marathon Petroleum Corp. offered Alexa Six a job in October of 2014, and she accepted. Six, however, wouldn’t graduate from BGSU’s College of Business until seven months later. Her dedication to experiential learning had paid off. She had had three internships while enrolled at BGSU, including two at Marathon.

  • Oct 13, 2016 11:10 AM Former student ambassador learned critical networking skills through the CBA placing her on the fast track to career success
    Madison Huff graduated from BGSU two years ago and the networking skills she learned as a College of Business Student Ambassador put her on the fast track to success in her career. As a Student Ambassador she felt she was a more engaged student, and it created a desire to get involved as an alumni once she graduated.

  • Oct 10, 2016 12:46 PM Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium
    Customer Analytics was the theme of this year’s Best Practices in Business Analytics Symposium, hosted by the Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research. October 7 was the fourth annual symposium and Olscamp Hall was full of students, faculty and staff who learned how to use analytics to understand their customers, improve customer satisfaction and ultimately increase revenue.

  • Oct 7, 2016 9:24 AM It’s a ‘numbers game’
    Seventeen MLB teams, along with hundreds of other baseball scouts, officials, statisticians and scientists attended Sabermetrics Seminar, a conference on the statistics, scouting and physics of baseball. The attendees had the opportunity to hear from BGSU business student Grant Jones.

  • Oct 6, 2016 11:08 AM Alumni advisory boards meet to offer feedback to college programs and get updates
    During the week prior to the BGSU Homecoming, eight advisory boards met with either their department or their centers/institutes. Members of the Supply Chain Management Institute gathered for the annual Fall Dinner Meeting the night before the BGSU Job EXPO on Monday. They heard about relevant supply chain management topics and learned about the BGSU supply chain management program activities and success stories.

  • Oct 4, 2016 2:21 PM Five decades of memories unite MBA reunion group to celebrate at class reunion
    Half a century sounds like a long time, but the continuing bond among the graduates of the MBA class of 1966 is as strong as ever. That bond was strong enough to bring them back to campus from all over the U.S. to celebrate their 50-Year Class Reunion. Since graduating, the cohort has kept in contact and met up at least every two years for a reunion.

  • Oct 4, 2016 2:11 PM It’s a ‘Numbers Game’ which BGSU economics student presented to top baseball executives and scouts
    In sports, October belongs to Major League Baseball playoffs and the World Series and then MLB teams will be looking at their options for next year. Drafting strategies was the focus of an August seminar where a BGSU business senior presented his optimal drafting strategies project.

  • Oct 4, 2016 2:02 PM Four accounting professorships announced
    We want to thank the generosity of our donors who are supporting our outstanding faculty through establishing prestigious professorships. Congratulations go to the accounting faculty who have been awarded professorships.

  • Oct 4, 2016 1:56 PM Business students enrich education through studying beyond U.S.; prepare for global economy
    Dozens of BGSU business students are studying abroad and the College of Business is expecting to have a record number of students, more than 50, going overseas spring semester. As part of going beyond business as usual, the College encourages business students to become immersed in a culture to enrich their college education so they are prepared for the global economy.

  • Oct 4, 2016 1:37 PM Liabilities with drones, driverless cars, and cyber attacks discussed at Insurance Symposium
    “Emerging Issues in Insurance and Risk Management” was the theme of this year’s Insurance Symposium, hosted by the Department of Finance and held in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Discussion topics included cyber liability, insurance issues with drones as well as driverless cars, and the future of the Affordable Care Act.

  • Oct 4, 2016 1:35 PM Business faculty, student organizations, and internships jumpstarted alum’s successful supply chain career
    Jamie Hoke ’10 graduated with many valuable experiences from the College of Business (CBA), along with an impressive list of accolades honoring her dedication as a business student at BGSU. She credits the College for laying the foundation for a highly-successful supply chain career.

  • Oct 4, 2016 9:00 AM BGSU supply chain student honored for fourth straight year
    Out of more than 6,000 supply chain and operations management student members worldwide, a BGSU student has been the recipient of the prestigious APICS Student Voluntary Service Award since 2013. This is one of the most esteemed awards presented annually by APICS, a leading professional association for supply chain and operations management in the world.

  • Sep 20, 2016 10:15 AM Alumnus revitalizing steel industry in America with sustainable technology
    The Falcon football team is headed to Memphis this Saturday hoping for a big win against the Tigers. But an innovative and highly motivated Falcon alumnus has already created a long-lasting win for the area north of Memphis by completing construction of a state-of-the-art steel mill resulting in billions of dollars of positive economic impact as well as revitalization of the American steel industry.

  • Sep 18, 2016 7:00 AM Amanda Freedman at Owens-Illinois
    Amanda Freedman began her internship at Owens-Illinois’ headquarters in Perrysburg, Ohio, at the end of May, which led to a job offer from the global company. Freedman, who will start at O-I after she graduates from BGSU, gained valuable work experience in three key areas: tax, finance and audit.

  • Sep 14, 2016 2:34 PM Alum whose career promotes “Spirits” pours passion into investing in student ventures
    In 1971, Joe Fisch went directly from college into the premium alcoholic beverage industry and has had a highly successful, four-decades-long career which included founding his own beverage company, United States Beverage LLC, and becoming its president and CEO.

  • Sep 14, 2016 2:22 PM Knippen takes fast track from BGSU to Silicon Valley; Business program ‘better positioned’ him with valuable skillset
    BGSU’s College of Business goes beyond business as usual to prepare graduates for successful careers and James “Jimmy” Knippen is one of those outstanding examples who received a valuable business skillset which landed him a job in Silicon Valley where he is already making a positive impact.

  • Sep 14, 2016 2:18 PM Professor’s passion for flying lands Air Force technology into BGSU Business classrooms
    Dr. Earl McKinney took his faculty improvement leave (FIL) to new heights...literally. Dr. McKinney, professor of Management Information Systems (MIS), spent last year as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at his alma mater - the U.S. Air Force Academy. During his FIL, he studied how the Air Force uses drones and semi-autonomous robots and how it uses Big Data to make decisions and enhance coordination efforts. He is a former aircraft commander and instructor pilot in the military.

  • Sep 12, 2016 7:00 AM Brewing’s odd couple
    There’s nothing odd about Ryan and Kristin Scott’s passion for beer and business. The Falcon Flames couple recently celebrated the third anniversary of Odd13 Brewing Co. in Colorado, home to more than 300 craft breweries. Codename Superfan, an American IPA, is the most popular beer at their brewery.

  • Aug 29, 2016 7:00 AM My Summer Experience: Phillip Rich on studying abroad in Europe
    Phillip Rich, a junior in the BGSU College of Business, took part in an eight-week study abroad program in Nantes, France. In addition to attending four weeks of classes in Nantes and a one-week trip to Brussels, Belgium, Rich visited 10 countries in Europe.

  • Aug 24, 2016 2:46 PM McKinney’s passion for flying lands Air Force technology in BGSU business classrooms
    Dr. Earl McKinney, interim chair of Department of Accounting and Management of Information Systems, spent his faculty improvement leave as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the U.S. Air Force Academy, teaching classes and studying how the Air Force uses drones and semi-autonomous robots and uses Big Data to make decisions and enhance coordination efforts.

  • Aug 17, 2016 8:44 AM Awards presented to faculty and staff during 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 prior to the start of fall semester classes.

  • Aug 15, 2016 2:09 PM BGSU alums see job opportunities and stability in insurance industry
    Brian Bowerman and Connie Frey are BGSU alumni who are passionate about the insurance industry and advocate its job prospects. They reconnected with their alma mater as members of the Department of Finance’s Insurance Advisory Board to support the department’s re-establishment of an insurance and risk management program as well as the creation of the Insurance and Risk Management Institute (IRMI). Westfield Insurance is one of the eight Charter Members of IRMI.

  • Aug 15, 2016 2:02 PM Executive Master of Organization Development students travel overseas to immerse in French culture
    Going beyond the traditional classroom is part of the educational model BGSU provides business students to successfully prepare them for the global economy. When working with international organizations, understanding cultural differences is a key element of success.

  • Aug 12, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Learning how to learn
    Dr. Michael E. Zalar, a 2005 Bowling Green State University doctoral graduate, believes that learning is an ongoing process. The North Olmsted City Schools superintendent came back to BGSU in 2015 and received a master’s in organization development Aug. 6.

  • Aug 12, 2016 7:00 AM Style points
    Even as a small child growing up in Nigeria, Valentine Ononye was interested in style and quality clothing. The 2003 Bowling Green State University alumnus operates two fashion stores in the Toledo area: V Couture in Perrysburg and V Collection in Sylvania.

  • Aug 6, 2016 12:00 PM James E. Dunlap tells graduates to be fearless in taking on the unknown
    Banking executive and community leader James E. Dunlap offered BGSU graduates keys to success during summer commencement Aug. 6 at the Stroh Center. Dunlap is senior executive vice president of Huntington Bancshares Inc. He also serves as director of regional banking and The Huntington Private Client Group and oversees Huntington’s 10 regional presidents.

  • Aug 1, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: A head start with a Falcon finish
    When Allison Artz began her career at BGSU, she was a year ahead of her classmates. She started with enough credits to be considered a sophomore through her participation in College Credit Plus. Artz completed a bachelor’s degree in business administration along with her MBA in just four years.

  • Aug 1, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2020: Bryce Harwood
    When Bryce Harwood was trying to figure what college to attend, one ranking really stood out: BGSU’s undergraduate business programs are ranked in the top 5 percent in the U.S. by Bloomberg Businessweek. That really got the attention of Harwood, an incoming freshman in the BGSU Class of 2020.

  • Jul 21, 2016 12:13 PM Open arms
    While at BGSU, Shahad Aldoori, a Sunni Muslim from Iraq, served as a graduate assistant for nearly two years in the College of Business’s Career Accelerator Office, helping American and international students find internships and full-time positions. It was in this role that she discovered a passion for helping other students.

  • Jul 18, 2016 9:59 AM BGSU to host inaugural Optimal Aging Community Fair
    Registration is underway for Bowling Green State University’s inaugural Optimal Aging Community Fair. The fair, which will be held Aug. 1, will feature an international keynote speaker, panel discussions, breakout sessions and health screenings. This is the new Optimal Aging Institute’s first event.

  • Jul 15, 2016 2:35 PM Star-spangled student
    BGSU student Abby Paskvan will take the national stage next Wednesday evening (July 20) when she performs “The Star Spangled Banner” at the Republican National Convention. Paskvan, a junior majoring in marketing, was invited to perform the national anthem by convention officials.

  • Jul 12, 2016 1:00 PM Business faculty take teaching expertise to Chinese classrooms
    BGSU’s College of Business has a unique and valuable partnership with Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU) in China. Last year, four faculty members from TPU came to BGSU to see firsthand how we teach our statistics, operations research, and MIS classes, so they could adopt similar teaching methods and materials in their classrooms. The TPU/BGSU agreement includes a 3 + 1 educational program where two cohorts of fourth-year TPU students will arrive at BGSU in 2017 to complete their dual undergraduate business degrees. They spend their first three years taking classes at TPU, some of which were taught by BGSU faculty this summer.

  • Jul 4, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2020: Nijah Slaughter
    Incoming freshman and President’s Leadership Academy scholar Nijah Slaughter plans to take the fashion and apparel world by storm, after completing a degree in international business. Slaughter also appreciates BGSU’s proximity to her home in Detroit. which will help keep her from getting homesick.

  • Jun 29, 2016 7:47 AM Refugee’s journey from war-torn Iraq leads to earning college degrees and better life of helping others and promoting peace
    We often hear news about Muslims who have ties to terrorism and the debate regarding U.S. immigration policies. However, we don’t hear many stories about the majority of Muslims who are peaceful, productive members of society and who come to the U.S. searching for a better life. We have an outstanding example in the College of Business!

  • Jun 22, 2016 8:00 AM Executive Master of Organization Development Students Travel Overseas to Immerse in French Culture
    Going beyond the traditional classroom is part of the educational model BGSU provides business students to successfully prepare them for the global economy. When working with international organizations, understanding cultural differences is a key element of success.

  • Jun 22, 2016 7:51 AM Long-Time Legal Studies Professor Passes Away
    The College of Business is saddened by the loss of retired legal studies professor Bartley Brennan on May 26. Dr. Brennan joined BGSU as an associate professor in 1974 and taught business law classes until his retirement in 1996. Over the course of his tenure at BGSU and after retiring, he published dozens of articles and numerous textbooks.

  • Jun 14, 2016 9:04 AM BGSU’s Business Analytics Program Makes Global Impact; Presents Symposia in China Featuring World-Class Speakers
    Bowling Green State University’s highly regarded business analytics and intelligence program is making a positive global impact and the chair of the BGSU Department of Applied Statistics and Operations Research, Dr. Arthur Yeh, has earned the reputation as one of the leading university experts in business analytics in the U.S. For these reasons, Dr. Yeh has continued to be called upon by universities overseas to help organize and present business analytics symposia for global audiences.

  • Jun 8, 2016 11:00 AM Business Faculty Impact Their Fields Through Summer Research
    Outside the classrooms, our business faculty members are conducting important, active research that positively affects their respective fields. Congratulations go to the following members of the College of Business Administration faculty who are recipients of the CBA 2016 Summer Research Awards.

  • May 30, 2016 7:00 AM The White House tops graduate’s customer list
    1978 graduate Michael Ruggeri is president of Scott Group, a company that provides custom rugs for the ultra high-end of the market, including two presidents. Ruggeri has been with the company for 36 years, serving as its president for the past 25 years.

  • May 23, 2016 7:00 AM Driven for Ford
    Business grad Clayton Stewart is back at Ford Motor Company, where he served two internships, and is excited about the rapidly evolving manufacturing field – and his opportunity to represent Ford in its “Thirty Under 30” group of young employees who will learn how to be philanthropists.

  • May 16, 2016 9:00 AM Faculty Honored for Excellence by Leadership Council
    The College of Business Leadership Council created Faculty Excellence Awards to recognize outstanding faculty accomplishments in teaching, engaging with industry to provide experiential learning, and using technology to improve learning outcomes. The award winners are chosen by the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Leadership Council. Presenting the awards at a recent dinner was Mike McGranaghan, Vice Chair of the Leadership Council.

  • May 16, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Ready to Work
    Sales and services marketing student Andrew Ludwig planned to have a job waiting for him upon graduation. Through hard work and planning, he achieved that goal and will start working in July. He will graduate this May as a President’s Award winner for having maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his time at BGSU.

  • May 7, 2016 4:02 PM BGSU celebrates 285th graduation
    Bowling Green State University held its 285th commencement this past weekend, with more than 2,200 candidates in the graduating class. Commencement included the presentation of an honorary degree and addresses from alumni.

  • May 7, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: The sky is the limit
    Maribeth Sembach Rahe ’70 was presented an honorary doctorate of business administration by Bowling Green State University on May 7 in honor of her achievements as a recognized leader in financial services who has broken through historic barriers to women. She was a Spanish major with a minor in business.

  • May 6, 2016 4:03 PM Board approves faculty contract, administrative fees
    The BGSU Board of Trustees on May 6 approved the next collective bargaining agreement with the BGSU Faculty Association along with new administrative fees for two colleges and the naming of the renovated South Hall.

  • May 6, 2016 4:02 PM Faculty climb academic ladder with tenure, promotion
    The BGSU Board of Trustees acknowledged and celebrated the accomplishments of faculty from a number of colleges May 6 with the granting of promotions and for some, tenure. Thirteen were promoted to full professor, 15 received promotion to associate professor with tenure.

  • May 3, 2016 11:00 AM BGSU hosts inaugural Hatch Junior
    In collaboration with Believe in Ohio, the BGSU Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership and STEM program presented the inaugural Hatch Junior event. During a 10-week program, students from four different Toledo high schools including Start, Bowsher, Rogers and Jones Leadership Academy are paired with mentors from BGSU.

  • May 2, 2016 1:18 PM  The College of Business kick started a journalism student’s career
    Anna Crabill, a student in the School of Media and Communication, never imagined that her experience would come from a college that she wasn’t enrolled in and a job she didn’t apply for. While Crabill’s specialization is in public relations her minor in marketing has created new ways for her to “go beyond business as usual.”

  • May 2, 2016 12:49 PM Student Initiates Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion
    Senior business student Marjorie Williams was inspired from speakers she heard, a student organization she belonged to, and an honors project she worked on that resulted in her collaborating with Dean Ray Braun to create the Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI) which met for the first time on April 28.

  • May 2, 2016 12:37 PM Business Faculty Have Memorable Experiences Abroad
    Dr. Dwayne Gremler, professor of marketing, and Dr. Jane Wheeler, associate professor of management, traveled to other countries as part of their faculty improvement leaves (FIL). Biz News brought you stories about each one’s memorable experiences through the first half of their journeys and here is an update on the remainder of their FIL.

  • May 2, 2016 12:03 PM CSI Student Team Investigates Community Opinions for Real World Projects
    When students come to BGSU for their business education, they obtain a learning experience that is beyond the traditional college classroom. Students have the opportunity to get hands on, real world experiences. Such is the case for a team of marketing students who were selected to work for CSI (College Student Insights) – an independent academic group study advised and supervised by Dr. Jeff Meyer, assistant professor of marketing with expertise in marketing research.

  • May 2, 2016 11:04 AM Top Seniors Recognized by Departments for Achievements
    Departments nominated their top senior graduating in 2016 for the College of Business Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award. Several of the departments hosted senior recognition events in order to honor their top graduating seniors for Going Beyond Business As Usual!

  • May 2, 2016 10:53 AM BGSU Student Finishes 3rd in the World for Capsim Competition; BGSU Has Best Capsim Performance Compared to Any Other U.S. University
    Making good decisions is important to the success of a company and the College of Business goes Beyond Business As Usual in preparing students for career readiness. Career readiness is demonstrated through the impressive performance of our students in the Foundation Business Simulation, also known as Capsim. The program replicates a real-life business scenario through a simulation to better assess participants’ skills and abilities. It also allows students to practice specific skills and build the business intelligence that is behind today’s successful companies.

  • May 2, 2016 10:44 AM Seniors Attend Class Luncheon; Karl Vogt Winner Announced
    Graduating seniors gathered for their Graduation Luncheon and Time Capsule Ceremony with one last opportunity to enjoy conversations with their classmates and faculty. The seniors chose to hear their “Last Lecture” from Mr. Mearl Sutton, lecturer in the marketing department.

  • May 2, 2016 7:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Leaving a legacy
    Marjorie Williams, who grew up in the Detroit area, wanted to give back to the College of Business Administration after Bowling Green State University gave so much to her through a scholarship-provided education.

  • May 2, 2016 12:00 AM BGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday
    The University will celebrate its 285th graduation in three ceremonies in the Stroh Center Friday (May 6) and Saturday (May 7). The graduating class includes 2,287 candidates. Speaking will be alumni Maribeth Rahe, Dean Bresciani, Holly Horn, Jason “Jay” Crawford, and D. Craig Rathbun.

  • Apr 21, 2016 2:30 PM Top historic ranking for CBA from Bloomberg
    Bloomberg Businessweek's newest rankings of undergraduate business programs place the BGSU College of Business Administration among the top 5 percent of programs in the nation and the top 2 percent in the world.

  • Apr 19, 2016 9:03 AM Ohio Insurance Industry and BGSU Partner to Build Program to Address Significant Talent Gap
    BGSU’s finance department responded to the call from Ohio’s insurance industry and the state of Ohio to educate and train students to fill projected open positions for the insurance industry. The finance department implemented a new insurance specialization last fall and created an institute and advisory board to help grow its program.

  • Apr 18, 2016 7:00 AM Giving back to the CBA
    Mike and Mary Lee McGranaghan, Falcons Flames who graduated in 1980, have committed $475,000 in gifts to Bowling Green State University, which includes funds for two separate University scholarships and a quarter-million-dollar contribution for a new building for the College of Business Administration.

  • Apr 14, 2016 2:29 PM Lexie Miller, Marathon Petroleum Company
    Lexie Miller, senior supply chain management major, interned with Marathon Petroleum during the fall semester. Miller was selected to be the global procurement intern at the Detroit, Michigan refinery. During her internship, she was exposed to many different aspects of global procurement.

  • Apr 8, 2016 4:00 PM Students ‘Hatch’ entrepreneurial ideas
    For the last 10 weeks, Hatchlings, BGSU students selected to participate in The Hatch, have been working on business presentations with alumni mentors. This effort culminated in the pitch of their ideas to alumni investors in hopes of obtaining funding to “hatch” their venture.

  • Apr 8, 2016 3:30 PM Hall of Fame
    Four BGSU alumni were inducted into the 2016 Dallas-Hamilton Entrepreneurial Hall of Fame on April 6 during Entrepreneurship Week: Larry Benz ’84, Lisa A. Clayton ’75, Michael Golden ’69 and Bruce Tucker ’70.

  • Mar 28, 2016 7:00 AM 'The Hatch' helped launch unique line
    While attending BGSU and earning a degree in graphic design in 2015, Elsa Vogel took part in the entrepreneurial program “The Hatch”, which was the springboard for launching her own business, “Elsa Leigh Designs” and her innovative “Pieces of Me”, a platform for creating personalized clothing and accessories.

  • Mar 25, 2016 1:00 PM Emeriti faculty write book to help organizations ‘Grasp the Situation’
    “Grasp the Situation: Lessons Learned in Change Leadership,” a new book by emeriti faculty Drs. Glenn Varney and James McFillen with co-author Scott Janoch, provides organizations a proven method to accurately diagnose problems, test their hypotheses and develop successful interventions.

  • Mar 25, 2016 12:00 AM Marketing Student Organization Among Top 5% in the World
    After attending the American Marketing Association’s International Collegiate Conference with one of the largest teams in recent history, the BGSU student chapter of AMA had a lot to celebrate – finishing among the top 25 of chapters out of 350+ organizations in 2015. With this high level of performance, the BGAMA chapter remains among the top 5% of chapters in the world.

  • Mar 17, 2016 11:11 AM Meet Student Ambassador Michael Gallagher, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC
    Michael Gallagher, senior at BGSU, spent his fall semester working a co-op at Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC in Elyria, Ohio. Bendix is a company that is constantly growing, and specializes in manufacturing braking systems for trucks and other commercial vehicles. During his tenure, he was a co-op in the Global Purchasing Excellences department, and his job was to assist buyers on his team with their daily tasks.

  • Mar 17, 2016 9:59 AM Partnerships in Master of Accountancy Program Yields Additional Students from Other Universities
    The Master of Accountancy (MAcc) program at BGSU draws students from all over to participate in their program mainly because of its reputation and prestige. BGSU is one of 171 universities worldwide to hold the highest accreditation in both business and accounting programs. This accreditation is from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and has ranked BGSU in the top 2% of the world.

  • Mar 17, 2016 9:50 AM BGSU Sales Team Earns Victory at Inaugural Sales Competition at University of Toledo
    BGSU students Phil Rich and Jessica Miller brought home a first place team finish at the first annual University of Toledo Sales Competition on February 25-27. BGSU tied for first with Baylor University. There were 30 universities competing in this event from around the country, with each school entering one student in the lower division and one student in the upper division.

  • Mar 4, 2016 3:22 PM New Assistant Marketing Professor Joins Department
    This year our department welcomed Dr. Fei Weisstein who came from The University of Texas – Pan American where she was also an assistant professor of marketing. She earned her Ph.D. in marketing in 2009 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MBA from San Francisco State University.

  • Mar 4, 2016 3:21 PM Student Marketing Chapter Among Best in the World
    They did it again in 2015! For the second consecutive year, the BGSU chapter of the American Marketing Association earned the Bronze Chapter Award. The Bronze status placed our chapter in the top 5% of all chapters in the world (out of 350 chapters). 2015 was also the tenth consecutive year the BGSU organization has been honored as an Outstanding AMA Chapter.

  • Mar 4, 2016 3:19 PM Marketing Department Presented Awards to Top 2 Graduating Seniors
    The Department of Marketing honored its top graduating senior in two specializations – marketing and sales and services marketing. The criteria to be selected by the faculty included overall GPA, involvement in student organizations as well as internship experience. The two winners were Kelsey Music (left) in marketing and Jane Swartz (right) in sales and services marketing. Dr. Bob Wu, retired chair, presented their awards at a reception last spring.

  • Mar 4, 2016 2:53 PM Christine Seiler Honored with Women of Distinction Award
    The Women of Distinction Award honors a student, staff member or faculty member who demonstrates excellence, ingenuity and the ability to overcome barriers that still exist for women. Criteria use to select women for this honor include being a lifelong advocate for promoting equity for women and girls, serve as a mentor/role model and are dedicated to empowering women and girls to achieve their goals.

  • Mar 4, 2016 2:49 PM Marketing Students Pitch Their Business Ideas to Investors in The Hatch™ 2016
    BGSU students have the chance to launch businesses through a “Shark Tank” type of event called The Hatch™. After working with a Falcon Mentor, they pitch their business ideas to a group of Alumni Investors. This year, The Hatch™ is adding several new elements. The program, which is touted as a best in class practice, opened up the competition to graduate students and is allowing teams of up to three students to compete. In addition, The Scrambler event was held in November to narrow the highly competitive applicant pool.

  • Mar 4, 2016 2:45 PM Faculty member Dr. Dwayne Gremler named Distinguished Teaching Professor
    Internationally renowned for his services marketing expertise and recognized as an Outstanding Marketing Teacher by the Academy of Marketing Science and a Master Teacher by the Marketing Management Association, Dr. Dwayne Gremler, a Fulbright Scholar, has added more to his list of honors. Dr. Gremler, Professor of Marketing, was designated by the BGSU Board of Trustees as a Distinguished Teaching Professor, the highest honor bestowed upon a current faculty member.

  • Mar 3, 2016 9:28 AM Tom Daniels CAUGHT…Going Beyond Business as Usual
    College of Business student Christian Piazza started playing football at Bowling Green State University as a redshirted freshman. He never imagined that his fifth year at BGSU would lead to graduating with a Masters in Business Administration, and that’s all thanks to Tom Daniels.

  • Feb 22, 2016 7:00 AM Facebook Falcon
    BGSU business major Matt Kelly landed a job at Facebook working with big name companies to integrate the social media site onto their websites. After spending six years at the company, he decided to take some time off for himself.

  • Feb 22, 2016 7:00 AM From the classroom to the interview room
    Tyler Johnson was a student in the Master of Accountancy program and last fall, he was back on campus in a completely different capacity. Johnson is a staff audit associate at Rehmann and is now responsible for recruiting BGSU talent for his firm.

  • Feb 18, 2016 11:57 AM Learn more about Student Ambassador, Katie Staubus
    From June to December, Katie Staubus had the opportunity to complete a supply chain management internship with CACI, Inc. – Federal as an IT Buyer. There she worked with CACI customers to procure for their employees various IT equipment, ranging from laptops and accessories to detailed pieces to complete cabling construction at various locations.

  • Feb 18, 2016 11:12 AM Business Career Day Prepared Students to Excel at BGSU Job EXPO
    Business students at BGSU have great opportunities to achieve their goals of obtaining internships and full-time jobs through the University’s EXPO Job and Internship Fair which was held at the Perry Field House on February 9. To ensure students demonstrated their highest potential to impress employers, the Business Career Accelerator hosted its annual Business Career Day event the day before the EXPO. Business Career Day built upon the success of previous years by presenting popular sessions and adding some new topics. The sessions featured insight from representatives from the College of Business’s employer partners.

  • Feb 18, 2016 11:08 AM Big Four Leadership Event Helps Students Advance Careers and Impress Employers
    Accounting students at BGSU are getting a college experience that goes beyond business as usual. Representatives from the Big Four Accounting Firms came to campus for one event to share valuable insight about the accounting profession as well as network with students. This was the first year the student chapter Beta Alpha Psi, the National Accounting Society, was able to welcome representatives from all four firms - Deloitte, PwC, EY, and KPMG.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:55 AM Serving As Student Ambassador Gives Unique Leadership and Networking Opportunities
    To become a College of Business Student Ambassador, students apply to the dean through a highly selective process, and then once selected as a “candidate,” students go through a rigorous eight-week course to develop their networking, oral presentation, and leadership skills. These students use their polished skills to interact with prominent alumni, current students, and prospective students and their parents to help the dean promote the College.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:24 AM Alumnus Back on Campus to Check Out how the College is Going Beyond Business As Usual
    David Stickler '83, one of Big River Steel’s founding investors and a member of the company’s board of directors, was named chief executive officer in August 2015.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:21 AM Students Gain Real-World Sales Experience Through Partnership with Hickory Farms
    Students taking the Advanced Sales and Sales Planning class (MKT 4500) this semester won’t be just learning about sales from a book in the classroom. This class is “Going Beyond Business as Usual” with students “hitting the road” to sell Hickory Farms specialty gift baskets to businesses as gifts for their employees and customers. Proceeds from the student sales will be used to establish a Hickory Farms Sales Scholarship at BGSU.

  • Feb 18, 2016 10:20 AM Management Professor Journeys to India to Gather Research About Leadership and Relationships in Unique Harmonious Environment
    In order to enhance their classroom teaching and publish scholarly articles, professors sometimes take a faculty improvement leave (FIL). Dr. Jane Wheeler, associate professor of management, is using part of her spring semester FIL to trek to Auroville, India, to immerse herself in a unique cultural experience. Her goal is to understand more about the Indian perspective on personal growth, relationships, and leadership development, her areas of research interest in the field of organization development and leadership. She also wants to explore possible opportunities for crosscultural exchanges between students in Auroville and BGSU students.

  • Feb 17, 2016 4:00 PM Hansen Musical Arts Series features Detroit Symphony Orchestra official
    The Detroit Symphony Orchestra's Paul W. Hogle will bring his wit and wisdom to Bowling Green State University and the Dorothy E. and DuWayne H. Hansen Musical Arts Series at 7 p.m. Feb. 23 with a talk titled “Music: Turning a Commodity into Community.”

  • Feb 11, 2016 1:39 PM BGSU among top business schools for veterans
    Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration is one of the best business schools in the country for America’s veterans, according to Military Times magazine. BGSU has been recognized in all four years of the survey.

  • Feb 8, 2016 7:00 AM Leading for success
    A management class service learning project provided a real-world application that taught teamwork, business planning, social responsibility and giving back to one’s community by raising money for charities.

  • Feb 1, 2016 7:00 AM Simulated business
    BGSU business students are showing they've got the right stuff when it comes to running a multi-million dollar company. A team made up of four accounting majors qualified as a "Top 6" finalist for the 2015 Fall Capsim Challenge, a biannual competition hosted in the fall and spring that allows teams to run a simulated company.

  • Jan 28, 2016 7:13 AM Going Beyond Business As Usual is something the College of Business takes very seriously.
    High school senior Bryce Harwood attended College of Business Day recently and experienced firsthand just how seriously the College takes this mission.

  • Jan 21, 2016 3:00 PM Gourmet Chef and Dean, Ray Braun, uses his famous meat rub to teach entrepreneurship
    What do you get when you combine a dean, a faculty member, two falcon flames, a road trip, pork and an entrepreneurial spirit? You guessed it--an experiential learning project in the College of Business at BGSU!

  • Jan 21, 2016 2:57 PM Supply Chain Organization Continues To Earn Highest International Award for Excellence
    Achieving Platinum status two years in a row is a daunting feat for collegiate supply chain chapters, however, this is the sixth consecutive Platinum award for the BGSU chapter, keeping it among the top ten chapters in the world.

  • Jan 21, 2016 2:50 PM Ohio governor appoints business alumnus to BGSU board of trustees
    Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed David O’Brien of Westlake, Ohio, to the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees for a term running until May 17, 2024.

  • Jan 11, 2016 7:00 AM Optimizing cancer therapy
    Arka Roy always wanted to be a medical doctor, but he was never too excited about medicine. Instead, he fell in love with mathematics. It turns out, math proved to be the perfect tool for Roy to enlist in the fight against cancer. He focuses his research on optimal decision-making under uncertainty with applications in cancer radiation therapy.

  • College Welcomes New Faculty and Staff for 2016-17 Academic Year
    BGSU’s College of Business has highly dedicated faculty who have been recognized internationally for their excellence in teaching and scholarly accomplishments. As the 2016-2017 academic year begins, the College is excited to welcome new faculty members who will continue to give students personalized attention and bring their expertise to the classrooms.

  • Professor’s Passion for Flying Lands Air Force Technology into BGSU Business Classrooms
    Dr. Earl McKinney took his faculty improvement leave (FIL) to new heights...literally. Dr. McKinney, professor of Management Information Systems (MIS), spent last year as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at his alma mater - the U.S. Air Force Academy. During his FIL, he studied how the Air Force uses drones and semi-autonomous robots and how it uses Big Data to make decisions and enhance coordination efforts. He is a former aircraft commander and instructor pilot in the military.