Dec 21, 2017 11:07 AM Falcon friendships
Angela Barbour, of Huron, Ohio entered the College of Business with one plan: earning an MBA. So did Rachel Dwornick, of Saline, Michigan.
Dec 18, 2017 8:47 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: BGSU offered Gabrielle Yarbrough opportunities to excel and help
Gabrielle Yarbrough’s business degree specialization - finance and insurance with a minor in business pre-law - is often associated more with analytics than with soft skills. But the Akron, Ohio, native said a focal point of her BGSU experience has been her interactions with other people, especially helping other students.
Dec 15, 2017 9:59 AM A role model for excellence
At the University’s December commencement ceremonies at the Stroh Center, BGSU’s convocation center and basketball arena, the University presented an honorary doctorate of business administration to Allen W. Schmidhorst after whom the Schmidthorst Pavilion at the Stroh is named, in honor of his leadership gift for the facility and his ongoing support of the University.
Dec 12, 2017 3:11 PM Professor recognized by Kent State University
On October 20, Gene Poor, Ph.D. was recognized by his alma mater, Kent State University, with the 2017 Centennial Alumni Award. It’s a recognition that he said left him elated and humbled.
Dec 11, 2017 1:00 PM Three Keys to Honda's Success
When Jeff Tomko, Bob Nelson and Tom Lake graduated from BGSU in December 1986, they might as well have been given keys to Honda along with their diplomas. The three alumni all started working in January 1987 at Honda of America’s purchasing division in Marysville, Ohio.
Dec 11, 2017 11:27 AM Insurance and Risk Management Symposium explores job opportunities, future trends
Company representatives and students attended the 2017 Insurance and Risk Management Symposium at Bowling Green State University. The theme of this year’s symposium was about insurance and risk management companies' need for new professionals to replace their aging workforce. In return, employees get stable careers with highly competitive wages and advancement opportunities.
Dec 11, 2017 11:07 AM International Business students earn Embracing Global Engagement award
A team of four International Business students is among the winners of BGSU’s Embracing Global Engagement award. Alexis Allen, Summer McVicker, Cheyenne Culbertson and Garrett Frye discussed their summer abroad experience in Xi’an, China.
Dec 8, 2017 2:26 PM BGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday
BGSU will celebrate its 290th graduation in two ceremonies in the Stroh Center Friday (Dec. 15) and Saturday (Dec. 16). The December graduating class includes 954 candidates. Among the undergraduates, 56 will be presented associate degrees and 682 bachelor’s degrees. Of those, 142 have received honors for their high grade point averages.
Dec 6, 2017 11:10 AM Alumnus driving “digital transformation”
When Steve Rado was named Chief Digital Officer for The Children’s Place in August, in addition to his deep marketing expertise, he brought decades of experience in finance and technology to his new role.
Dec 6, 2017 9:43 AM BGSU College of Business named among nation’s top 50 business programs
The Bowling Green State University College of Business has been named among the nation’s top 50 business programs by Poets&Quants for Undergrads. Poets&Quants for Undergrads, an online publication for undergraduate business education news, unveiled its second annual Best Undergraduate Business Programs on Dec. 5.
Dec 5, 2017 11:43 AM Business Analytics Symposium draws record crowds
This year’s Business Analytics Symposium, on October 27, drew more than 300 business professionals, students, faculty/staff and alumni who wanted to learn more about the fast-changing field of supply chain analytics.
Dec 4, 2017 12:01 PM Speed interviewing leads to internship offer
Junior Alyssa Rokita of Jerome, Michigan hoped to do well in the speed interviewing assignment that was part of her Marketing 2010 course (Introduction to Marketing). But she got an unexpected bonus: an internship with Thomson-Reuters.
Dec 4, 2017 11:38 AM Dr. Hartley selected for prestigious International Supply Chain Award
Our supply chain faculty continue to be recognized as some of the best in the world. Dr. Janet Hartley, management professor, has been selected for the 2017 Student Chapter Mentor Award presented by APICS, the Association for Supply Chain Management.
Dec 4, 2017 10:31 AM Supply Chain professor studies opportunities for businesses to recycle glass
Dr. Amelia Carr, professor and chair of the management department, received acceptance on an article she co-authored, “Closed Supply Chain for Glass Recycling: Current Practices and Challenges”.
Nov 27, 2017 11:18 AM Assistant professor explores effects of negative customer reviews
When you shop for a product online and are unsure of the brand quality, chances are you will consult online reviews to see what others have to say about the product. But how much does that affect your purchase? This question inspired Dr. Fei Weisstein, assistant professor of marketing, to research how negative customer reviews affect purchases.
Nov 27, 2017 10:05 AM College testing new prototype collaboration spaces
While construction of the new home of the BGSU College of Business, the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, is scheduled to start in late 2018, faculty and students are already testing prototype spaces within the existing College of Business building.
Nov 16, 2017 1:32 PM BGSU Sales Competition Winners Announced
With the prestige of participating in the National Collegiate Sales Competition (NCSC) and the prospect of directly connecting with employers, more than 50 students competed for top honors of this year’s BGSU Sales Competition. With stiff competition, the field was narrowed to 13 finalists after round 1, then the top 8 in round 2. Thirty-nine representatives from sponsoring companies then reviewed the eight videos and chose the top three winners which were announced at the Sales Award Banquet on November 8.
Nov 15, 2017 2:36 PM University hosts naturalization ceremony
BGSU hosted a naturalization ceremony for 34 new U.S. citizens Nov. 13. Head volleyball coach Danijela Tomic, also a new citizen, addressed the group. BGSU MBA student Dr. Ping Liu and Matias Razo, a former Firelands student, were among those naturalized. Officiating were BGSU alumni James Knepp and Sara Lioi.
Nov 5, 2017 7:12 PM Valerie Newell '75 recognized by Barron's as best financial advisor in state
Valerie Newell ’75 was named top advisor in Ohio and No. 4 in the Top 100 Women's Advisors by Barron’s for the second consecutive year. The chairman and managing director of Riverpoint Capital Management also was ranked by Barron's as the No. 14 independent investment advisor in the nation.
Oct 30, 2017 2:22 PM Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates diversity, welcomes cultures
Mid-Autumn Festival is traditionally celebrated across South and Southeast Asia, including China, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea. But this year, on October 4, it was also celebrated at BGSU, hosted by the College of Business https Dean’s Advisory Council on Diversity and Inclusion (DACODI) with help from students attending the University through a partnership with China’s Tianjin Polytechnic University (TPU).
Oct 27, 2017 12:10 PM Women in Leadership conference inspires disruption
Disruption is part of life, from changes in jobs and family to personal direction and society. Welcoming disruption as an opportunity to grow, rather than something to overcome, empowers women to use the changes in their lives as a springboard to new achievements.
Oct 25, 2017 4:23 PM BGSU students embrace, learn from other cultures
At this fall’s “Embracing Global Engagement: Internships, Service- and Experiential Learning Symposium,” nearly 50 students shared their experiences in oral and poster presentations. The winners were recognized at an Oct. 17 ceremony where they received an original piece of glass art presented by President Mary Ellen Mazey.
Oct 20, 2017 2:38 PM Students organize Oct. 23 City Council candidate forum
BGSU students and University community members will have another chance to meet Bowling Green City Council candidates and learn about the issues on the Nov. 7 ballot at a student-organized candidate forum on campus at 8 p.m. Oct. 23 in the Multi-Purpose Room in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
Oct 16, 2017 12:00 AM 2017 Academy of Distinguished Alumni honored during Homecoming
The 2017 Academy of Distinguished Alumni ceremony was held on Oct. 12 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Recognized were Gregory L. Forte ’76, Asim Husain ’95, Robert “Bob” B. Rothermel ’65, Julie A. Schmelzle ’86 and Dr. Tom Shehab ’90.
Oct 13, 2017 3:45 PM BGSU trustees support progress of academic programs, campus improvements
The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees at its Oct. 13 meeting continued to lay the groundwork for academic programming and campus capital projects that will enhance student learning and career preparedness.
Oct 6, 2017 4:00 PM Always ready for a challenge
Jeff Boutelle, a 1985 graduate of BGSU, has used his wide-based education and yearning to take on challenges to make a significant impact at such companies as Procter & Gamble, Abbott, Nestle, Ernst & Young and University Hospitals of Cleveland. He now leads Pharmavite as its new CEO.
Sep 29, 2017 12:33 PM Whitney Johnson leads Women in Leadership Conference
Whitney Johnson, recognized as one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world, will discuss advancement strategies for women at the sold-out Women in Leadership Conference on October 20. The conference, at Hilton Garden Inn in Perrysburg, is co-hosted by BGSU’s College of Business and the University of Toledo’s College of Business and Innovation.
Sep 29, 2017 11:32 AM Outstanding seniors recognized
In April, the Department of Finance recognized three outstanding seniors: Joseph P. Sullivan, Tomas Sholl and Claire Nelson, selected through votes by the department’s faculty members. Sullivan and Sholl shared the Finance Graduating Senior Award, while Nelson earned the Insurance Graduating Senior Award. These awards are given to top finance and insurance graduating seniors based on academic performance and involvement in extracurricular activities.
Sep 25, 2017 7:00 AM Summer Experience: A business degree with an international flair
Twelve weeks in Europe and Asia inspired Samantha Chapman, an international business major at BGSU, to build a career of helping people reach global goals. Chapman summed up her journey thusly: “I’m an international business major, so it was important for me to spend time in other countries.”
Sep 20, 2017 1:41 PM College of Business awards $400,000 in scholarships
On September 8, the College of Business awarded 200+ students more than $400,000 in scholarships at its Honors and Awards ceremony.
Sep 20, 2017 1:16 PM Trying times = trying harder
Sometimes, even when you do everything right, success is slow. But BGSU alumna Mackenzie Mullins ‘16, of Jackson, Ohio, found that if you refuse to give up, perseverance still wins.
Sep 13, 2017 8:57 AM Prototype collaboration spaces offer “practice run” for new center
Plans for the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, the innovative new College of Business building, are progressing with the creation of prototype collaboration spaces within the existing college building. Construction on the new Maurer Center is scheduled to start in late 2018. The facility will be ready for classes in fall, 2020.
Sep 12, 2017 9:00 AM Sofas, storms and social responsibility
Businesses across the nation are stepping up to support communities affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “Do the right thing, and do the thing right” is how Bob Wu, BGSU’s interim chair of marketing, described it.
Sep 5, 2017 9:27 AM Alumnus always on target
BGSU’s national championships hold a very proud place in the University’s history, but few know about the national title the ROTC Rifle Team won in 1963. Ed Fell ’65 was part of that championship team before going on to serve as a decorated career as a pilot.
Aug 25, 2017 4:46 PM Alumna launches business venture with collaboration and expertise assistance from the Hamilton Center and entrepreneurial students
What differentiates the BGSU business program from other University programs are the resources it provides to alumni to develop and start business ventures that impact the regional economy and the curriculum focused on hands-on and collaborative learning opportunities which immerse students in real-world business projects.
Aug 25, 2017 4:42 PM Alumnus opens innovative doors to success for U.S. manufacturing company
A 1983 graduate of BGSU is going beyond business as usual and says success can be embodied in a Michelangelo quote he likes - “The greatest danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that it is too low and we reach it.”
Aug 25, 2017 4:38 PM New faculty join College of Business
BGSU’s College of Business continues to attract outstanding faculty. This fall several new professors and instructors are joining the business faculty.
Aug 25, 2017 4:32 PM College presents faculty, staff awards
The college is proud to have outstanding faculty and staff who are dedicated to student learning, to the college 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 before the start of fall semester classes.
Aug 25, 2017 4:30 PM Alumni selected to join College of Business boards
The College of Business Leadership Council is comprised of successful alumni who advise the dean on curricula, alumni affairs, student mentorship, internships and co-ops, job placement, and faculty engagement with industry. New members are selected by the nominating committee of the Leadership Council, recommended by the dean and provost, and then appointed by BGSU’s president.
Aug 25, 2017 4:25 PM Prestigious Dean’s Scholar Program selects best and brightest incoming freshmen
Being selected as a Dean’s Scholar is quite an honor and results in students earning scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000, with some scholarships being renewable. These high-achieving incoming freshmen are chosen for demonstrating outstanding academics, excellent leadership skills and active participation in their high schools and communities. The selection process includes being interviewed by faculty and staff in the College of Business.
Aug 25, 2017 4:21 PM Largest freshman class brings high-achieving students
This fall the College of Business welcomes the largest freshman class in more than 15 years, a 12 percent increase from the high enrollment level last year. The college is excited to help these 542 new students experience a quality education and offer them remarkable opportunities they won’t find at other universities.
Aug 11, 2017 2:30 PM Cassie Woleslagel: working hard, chasing dreams
When Cassie Woleslagel crossed the stage Saturday to pick up her business administration degree, she was already one year ahead of most people her age.
Aug 7, 2017 12:00 AM ‘Grit’ is the success factor
August commencement speaker Brady Young, a 1982 graduate in business, advises students to apply determination to be successful in their lives. Young is principal owner of Strategic Risk Solutions and serves as its president and CEO. SRS sets up and manages insurance companies for various business and institutions.
Jul 31, 2017 7:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Analytics of success at BGSU
An 8,000-mile journey was only one of the challenges Amala Umakanth faced in earning her Master of Science in Analytics degree from Bowling Green State University. Umakanth left her family behind in India to obtain a Master of Science degree in Analytics.
Jul 19, 2017 12:46 PM BGSU marketing professors author two of the world's best service research articles
BGSU was a leader in publishing the best service research articles in the world last year. Two BGSU marketing professors’ articles were selected among the four finalists for the 2016 Best Service Article Award presented by the Service Special Interest Group (SERVSIG) of the American Marketing Association. Each year at the Frontiers in Service Conference, SERVSIG presents the Best Service Article Award from among all service research articles published globally from the previous year.
Jul 3, 2017 2:45 AM Drawn to business
Bowling Green State University's weeklong Young Women in Business Leadership camp attracts rising high school senior women from hundreds of miles away to explore business skills and opportunities at BGSU.
Jun 22, 2017 2:01 PM Trustees set stage for fall semester
At its final meeting of the academic year on June 22, the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees took steps to prepare for 2017-18. One college will begin the year with a new name that better expresses its mission and vision. The trustees approved the renaming of the College of Business Administration to simply the College of Business, which is broader and does not limit its identity.
May 24, 2017 4:09 PM Bostelman brings skill, care to daily work
Marsha Bostelman, administrative assistant in the Department of Marketing, received the 2017 Classified Staff Outstanding Service Award at the annual Classified Staff Council awards and reception on May 17. She received a $1,000 check and a plaque bearing her name, to be permanently displayed in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
May 16, 2017 9:47 AM Faculty promotions and emeritus status granted
The College of Business has outstanding faculty who demonstrate excellence inside and outside the classroom.
May 15, 2017 10:24 AM Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland competition goes to two BGSU students
Two BGSU business students took first and second place at the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) of Cleveland Undergraduate Research Poster Competition held in Cleveland. Junior, Luke Jacob Marcus, who is earning an economics degree, and Mike Shackleton, a senior specializing in finance and accounting, conducted research projects under the guidance of finance Assistant Professor, Dr. Liuling Liu.
May 15, 2017 10:12 AM Speeding ahead on job interviewing skills
Overall, 186 students enrolled in the Marketing 2010 (Introduction to Marketing) course took part in the Speed Interview event. Students pitched their skills to 29 employers from 25 different companies as part of the Career Marketing Plan project that ends each semester with a session of Speed Interviews.
May 15, 2017 10:03 AM Associate professor presides over International Business Midwest meeting
Management Associate Professor Man Zhang presided over the Academy of International Business (AIB) Midwest chapter’s annual conference in Chicago this spring.
May 15, 2017 9:36 AM College of Business Administration awards summer research grants to eight faculty
The College of Business awards grants to support faculty research. We are pleased to announce the projects which have been supported in order to positively impact the College and the fields of study.
May 12, 2017 10:17 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Business of the world
When Rob Everard, who is graduating with a dual major, enrolled at Bowling Green State University, he already knew he wanted to study abroad. The wide scope of international opportunities, along with the strong business program, convinced him that BGSU was his first choice.
May 8, 2017 8:44 AM Promise of possibilities
BGSU alumna Susan Mucciarone addressed candidates at the commencement program for the colleges of Business Administration and Education and Human Development Saturday afternoon, speaking about the possibilities that lay before them.
May 5, 2017 4:04 PM MBA provides students opportunities for leadership on and off the field
For some students, being a leader starts on the athletic field before it begins in the classroom. This is true even for five graduate students whose leadership journeys at BGSU are now complete as they prepare to graduate.
May 5, 2017 3:59 PM Management grad thankful for BGSU experience
“The moment I stepped foot on the BGSU campus, I knew it was where I wanted to be.” This is how Christina Green describes the way she felt when she first visited BGSU. “It was the last college I visited,” she said, “but the campus was beautiful and everyone was just so friendly and welcoming, I knew I wanted to go to school here.”
May 3, 2017 1:51 PM Achievement honored at 288th BGSU commencement
Degree candidates at the University’s commencement ceremonies Friday (May 5) and Saturday (May 6) heard from alumni who have gone on to distinguished careers in academia, the Coast Guard and the financial services industry. The Bowling Green campus held three ceremonies, all in the Stroh Center.
Apr 28, 2017 9:14 AM Mosholder selected as 2017 top graduating senior for College of Business Administration
The Karl E. Vogt Outstanding Senior Award recognizes the College of Business’s graduating senior who has demonstrated superior scholarship and participation, leadership, and excellence in campus and/or community activities. The 2017 Karl E. Vogt Award was presented to Jennifer Mosholder, who is dual specializing in sales and services marketing and finance. The announcement was made at the Class of 2017 Graduation Luncheon.
Apr 27, 2017 10:36 AM Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership one of 20 centers worldwide recognized by AACSB
AACSB International, the world’s largest global education network, has recognized Bowling Green State University’s College of Business Administration for its commitment to creating and incubating cutting-edge business innovations and fostering entrepreneurship in the next generation of business leaders. BGSU is the only entrepreneurship center in Ohio, and one of just 20 entrepreneurship centers around the globe, to earn this distinction.
Apr 26, 2017 1:23 PM Angie Guidarelli combines majors for more choices
A supply chain management (SCM) specialization wasn’t on Angie Guidarelli’s radar when she first enrolled as a marketing student, but she says she’s glad now that she added it to her business degree. Guidarelli is scheduled to graduate this spring.
Apr 17, 2017 10:30 AM BGSU alumna charges up new GE startup, Current, with full energy
“I’m curious, focused and ambitious. I’m always seeking opportunities to learn new things, and I purposely take on new challenges that push me out of my comfort zone. That constant hunger and desire to keep learning and contribute in a meaningful way has always been the cornerstone of my career development.” These words describe the drive and energy that BGSU alumna Maryrose Sylvester ’87 has used to forge an impressive career which has landed her in the role of president and CEO at General Electric’s (GE) new startup - Current. This new innovative launch focuses on using data to provide high tech energy efficient solutions.
Apr 17, 2017 9:48 AM Professor explores impacts of mass transit
Hokey Min, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Management, is studying how mass transit could influence this, along with commuter demographics, public/private partnerships to build and maintain infrastructure, and future trends in commuting.
Apr 17, 2017 7:00 AM Embrace your opportunities
Bowling Green State University data science student Sarah Hercules has made the most of her time in college by embracing the opportunities that have come her way – something she encourages other students to do as well.
Apr 13, 2017 3:39 PM Three faculty honored for achievements by Leadership Council
Four years ago the Leadership Council established Faculty Excellence Awards in three areas - teaching, using technology in the classroom to improve learning outcomes, and engagement with industry. The award winners are chosen by the Nominating and Governance Committee of the Leadership Council and are recognized with a plaque and an award of $5,000.
Apr 7, 2017 4:48 PM BGSU students pitch business ideas during The Hatch
BGSU student entrepreneurs vied for funds to launch their businesses in a format similar to the television show “Shark Tank” during The Hatch on April 6. This is the fifth year for the event in which alumni investors make equity investments providing real money for students to launch real businesses.
Apr 6, 2017 3:05 PM Three inducted into Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame
Three Bowling Green State University alumni were inducted into the 2017 Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame on April 5 in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union during Entrepreneurship Week.
Apr 3, 2017 10:26 AM BGSU alumna keeps BGSU graduates in the supply chain
As a 1998 graduate with a degree in Purchasing & Materials Management/Production & Operations Management, Amanda Christian is the vice president and corporate director of procurement for a major government contractor. She received a sound education at BGSU, and has hired 18 University graduates that bring the same work ethic and foundation to the job.
Mar 20, 2017 7:00 AM 10 alumni honored at College Alumni Awards event
For more than 100 years, Bowling Green State University has celebrated accomplished individuals for service to their professions, their communities and to the University. On March 18, 10 alumni were honored for their contributions at the College Alumni Awards. Alumni were chosen to represent each of the University’s colleges, highlighting the diverse disciplines of a comprehensive university.
Feb 17, 2017 3:13 PM BGSU trustees announce private gifts, approve naming of new College of Business Administration building
Private gifts were announced at the BGSU Board of Trustees meeting Feb. 17 that will reshape the Bowling Green campus as well as the student experience in years to come. The board also took action on room and meal plan rates, changes to the academic calendar and new campus facilities.
Feb 17, 2017 2:13 PM Maurers make visionary investment
With their significant gift, Robert and Patricia Maurer of Bowling Green are providing major support for the new College of Business Administration building at BGSU campus. In recognition of their generous gift, and longtime support of numerous endeavors, the new CBA facility will be called the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center.
Feb 17, 2017 2:08 PM University trustees provide support for essential CBA project
The Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center, the new College of Business Administration building at BGSU, has received support from many people, including members of the University Board of Trustees and their spouses. Through their generous gifts, they have made major gifts to help bring this important project closer to reality.
Feb 17, 2017 2:02 PM Foundation in place for new CBA building thanks to transformational gifts
With the support of several major gifts, the new CBA building at BGSU will become the cutting-edge educational facility of the future. BGSU alumni Paul and Margo Hooker; Peggy Schmeltz and her late husband, William; and Michael and Mary Lee McGranaghan will fund essential elements of this state-of-the-art learning center.
Feb 13, 2017 7:00 AM Student-created Shadow Co. has a bright future
When Joe Lisa and Daniel Kramer came to BGSU, they expected to graduate with a world-class education. What the sophomore and freshman didn’t expect was the opportunity to start their own business. Lisa was a resident advisor in Kramer’s dorm, and the two got to know each other as fellow business majors.