Business blog

  • Study Abroad Spotlight: Danika Eaker, Junior Accounting and Business Administration Major (Finance Concentration)

    December 6, 2018

    Danika Eaker had the opportunity to study abroad this semester at Edge Hill University in England.  Danika says, “I knew that studying abroad would be a life-changing experience, but I didn’t foresee just how powerful an impact it would have on me. I love the opportunity that living here has given me to learn, grow, […]

  • International Business Scholar Speaks to Students and Faculty

    December 3, 2018

    Dr. Bill Newburry (’87), Chair of the Department of International Business and the Ryder Eminent Scholar of Global Business at Florida International University spoke to students in the International Financial Management class on Friday, November 30.  He talked with the students about information collected from interviews with executives of Chinese multinational companies.  The information will […]

  • Study Abroad Spotlight: Maggie Rice, senior accounting major

    November 26, 2018

    Maggie Rice had the opportunity to study abroad in the Czech Republic.  Maggie shares, “ I studied abroad the Spring semester of my sophomore year at the University of New York in Prague, in the Czech Republic. With this being my first European adventure, I had no clue what to expect, but these small expectations […]

  • Internship Spotlight: John Kusmec, Senior Business Administration Major (Finance Concentration), Statistical Methods and Economics Minors

    November 19, 2018

    This summer, John completed a ten-week Financial Advisor Career Development internship with Edward Jones in Harrisonville, MO.  John says “I was placed in a branch in Harrisonville, MO with Lori Watson, a Level 5 Financial Advisor; Marci Bauml, a Senior Business Office Administrator (BOA); and Tara Sisk, an on-call BOA. The ten-week program afforded me […]

  • Student Study Abroad Spotlight: Maya Kirk, Senior Business Administration Major (Marketing Concentration), Graphic Design Minor.

    November 14, 2018

    Student Study Abroad Spotlight: Maya Kirk, Senior Business Administration Major (Marketing Concentration), Graphic Design Minor.   Maya Kirk had the opportunity to study abroad during the Spring 2018 semester in Barcelona, Spain. She shared, “I have always had a passion for traveling and learning about cultures different than my own because everyone has a story. […]

  • Bridge Ceremony Celebrates Students

    November 12, 2018

    The School of Business Bridge Ceremony recognized approximately 100 students who had been granted permission to enroll in upper-level ACCT and BSAD courses.  The November 5, 2018, ceremony featured an alumna speaker, Maria O’Brien.  O’Brien is a 2003 Truman graduate with a BS degree in Business Administration – Marketing.  During her remarks, O’Brien stressed the […]

  • BSAD 470: Special Topics: The Art (and Science) of Entrepreneurial Thinking – Spring 2019

    October 17, 2018

    Want your resume to stand out from the competition? Today’s employers are looking for “problem solvers” — which is the essence of entrepreneurial thinking.  Come learn how to find an idea worth solving.  How to solve it.  And how to turn your solution into something uniquely amazing.  Best case…you’ll be the next Mark Zuckerberg.  Worst […]

  • Internship Spotlight: Christian Shearer, Senior Business Administration major (Management and Marketing Concentrations)

    October 9, 2018

    This summer, Christian interned with the Gateway Grizzlies, an independent baseball team in Sauget, Ill.  Christian shared the following about his internship experience: “I applied for the job through an online website called TeamWork Online that posts different internship opportunities in the sports industry.  My specific role with the team was working on the corporate […]

  • StudentCPT Chapter Earns Golden Star Performance

    October 4, 2018

    The NASBA Center for the Public Trust (CPT) recognized Truman’s Student Center for the Public Trust (StudentCPT) for achieving the Golden Star Chapter Performance Level for the 2017-2018 school year.  This performance level is the StudentCPT’s highest chapter distinction.  Truman’s StudentCPT chapter earned this recognition during their first year as an official student chapter.  Chapter […]

  • Internship Spotlight: Haley Meissen, Senior Business Administration Major (Management Concentration), Communication Minor

    This summer, Haley Meissen served as an HR/Corporate Recruiting – Driving Intern for Dot Foods at their headquarters in Mt. Sterling, Illinois.  Haley shared the following about her internship: “I completed phone screenings with (truck) driving applicants, formed recommendations on whether or not to move forward past the phone screen with a candidate, scheduled interviews, […]