Business blog

  • Alums Pass CFA Level 1 Exam

    February 12, 2020

    Congratulations to School of Business alums Drake Raftery (’19), Ben Wingo (’19), and Danny Alter (’19) who all recently found out that they passed the CFA Level 1 Exam!  This is a great accomplishment as the national pass rate was 42%.  These alums are employed with Principal Financial Group, Boeing, and RubinBrown, respectively. Drake, Ben, […]

  • Study Abroad Spotlight – Katie Bruton

    December 18, 2019

    Study Abroad Spotlight: Sustainability at home and abroad! Katie Bruton is a business student at Truman studying marketing and international studies. She is completing a semester abroad at Artevelde University of Applied Sciences in Ghent, Belgium. In one of her classes, she designed stamps based on the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals and Artevelde […]

  • Truman Represented at Deloitte FanTAXtic Competition

    November 12, 2019

    Congratulations to Cameron Akeson, Emily Buerck, AJ Clever, and Amanda Kapp!!!  These students represented Truman in the Deloitte FanTAXtic Case Regional Competition in Chicago last Friday.  They spent several weeks researching a solution to a tax issue and then presented their recommendations to two Deloitte judges.  This was Truman’s first time competing in the competition.  […]

  • Internship Spotlight – Quinn Miller

    October 30, 2019

    This summer Quinn Miller, a business administration major (finance and marketing concentrations), completed his third internship with The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington.  Quinn shared the following about his internship: “This summer I completed my third internship with The Boeing Company in Seattle, Washington. I worked as a Procurement Financial Analyst under the Boeing Global Services division. A few […]

  • Internship Spotlight – Kayla Peterson

    October 23, 2019

    Internship Spotlight: Kayla Peterson is a senior, business administration major (management concentration) at Truman. This past summer, Kayla completed an internship with Principal Financial Group in Des Moines, IA. She was a Sales Development and Training Intern. When asked about this experience Kayla said, “I learned about adult education methods and applied them to multiple […]

  • Graduate Education Week

    It’s graduate education week so we are celebrating our Master of Accountancy program and students this week! Today we are spotlighting internships in public accounting. Many of our graduate students have completed an internship in public accounting. Although there are exceptions, students who have public accounting internships often complete them during the spring or summer […]

  • Barnes Wins Award

    October 7, 2019

    Dr. Michael Barnes and his coauthor, Dr. Kathy Enget, won the MidAmerican Business Deans Association (MABDA) Innovation in Business Education Award for their audit escape room activity. Both attended the MABDA annual meeting in Chicago to share their activity with attendees.  Congratulations Dr. Barnes!  

  • Internship Spotlight: Isabel Kurzban

    September 10, 2019

    Isabel Kurzban is a senior accounting and business administration major (finance and marketing concentrations) at Truman. This past summer, she had an incredible internship experience in Italy! Below are details of her adventures from her perspective: Location: Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Milan, Italy Short Description: The experience was unlike anything I’ve ever done before. I met […]

  • Majors Welcome!

    August 20, 2019

    The School of Business welcomed approximately 120 new students during the August 15 Majors Welcome.   Student teams were challenged to solve three “escape-room” challenges to discover the password for each challenge.  The teams with the shortest accumulated time for all three challenges were awarded prizes.  The challenges included a scavenger hunt, computer application, and student […]

  • Lana Bogeart Receives Purple Pride Award

    August 19, 2019

    During the Fall Opening Assembly on August 14, 2019, Lana Bogeart was presented with the Mark and Robin Gambaiana Purple Pride Award.  The Mark and Robin Gambaiana Purple Pride Award is a cash award that recognizes Truman State University’s dedicated, non-exempt administrative assistants for exemplary service to their departments and to the University. The fund […]