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  • 2018 Major’s Welcome Event

    August 17, 2018

    On Wednesday, August 16th, we had the opportunity to welcome almost 150 freshmen and transfer students to the School of Business. For their first group project as School of Business students, groups competed in four escape rooms designed to familiarize them with Violette Hall, student organizations, and the computer labs. The ultimate goal was to […]

  • Students Take FLITE

    August 1, 2018

    Three School of Business students graduated from The Boeing FLITE (Future Leaders in Thought & Experience) internship program on August 2.  The interns are Mariah Thompson, Michael Williams, and Michelle Phung.  FLITE is an inclusive Business internship opportunity offered to rising sophomores at Saint Louis University, Truman State University, University of Missouri – St. Louis, […]

  • Bullock Awarded PCAOB Scholarship

    July 31, 2018

    Abigail (Abby) Bullock, a Master of Accountancy student, has been awarded the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Scholarship.  Abby will be awarded $10,000 to cover eligible expenses for tuition, fees, books, supplies, and equipment while enrolled at Truman.  The award is merit-based.  Abby was selected based on her demonstrated interest and aptitude in accounting […]

  • 2018 Europe in Transition Trip

    June 19, 2018

    The annual Europe in Transition Program combines study and field trips while focusing on current issues in the European Union, the economy, and political & social climates.  Dr. Jason Lin, Business Administration Department Chair and professor,  has been the faculty sponsor and Program Director since 2004.  Click Europe in Transition to learn more about the […]

  • Master of Accountancy Students Receive Their Hoods

    May 16, 2018

    The Accounting Department faculty bestowed graduate hoods to Master of Accountancy graduates during a ceremony on Saturday, May 12.  Alumnus Derek Smith (’01, ’02), a partner with BKD in Springfield, served as the keynote speaker.  Master of Accountancy graduate Ryan Bunselmeyer delivered remarks on behalf of the students.  The students celebrated graduation on Saturday, but […]

  • 2017-2018 Outstanding Students Selected

    May 10, 2018

    The School of Business faculty selected the 2017-2018 Outstanding Students in each of the School’s disciplinary areas.  The School recognized these students at the 18th Annual Recognition Dinner on April 28. Outstanding Student – Accounting (Undergraduate), Tim Hudson Outstanding Student – Accounting (Graduate), Natalie Ross Outstanding Student – Business Administration – Finance & International Business, […]

  • School of Business Hosts 18th Annual Recognition Dinner

    The School of Business hosted its 18th Annual Recognition Dinner on April 28.  It was an exciting evening with over 200 guests in attendance.  Approximately $130,000 in Foundation scholarships were awarded that evening.  The School recognized the Outstanding Students in the School of Business, Business Student Executive Council members, Peer Mentors, Boeing FLITE Interns, Boeing […]

  • Professor Stephen Allen Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

    May 9, 2018

    Each spring semester, current students and recent alumni are invited to submit nominations for the School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award.  From the pool of nominations, the Business Student Executive Council narrowed the pool to three finalists.  After reviewing course evaluations and grade distributions of the nominees, the Dean, in consultation with the department […]

  • Presley Retiring After 21 Years

    The School of Business said goodbye to its biggest Elvis fan, Dr. Adrien Presley, during his last School of Business faculty meeting on May 9.  Dr. Presley is retiring after 21 years of service to Truman.  Through those years, he regularly taught Operations Management, Database Management, Global Supply Chain Management, and Information Technology.  Violette Hall […]

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