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  • BGS Honor Society Inducts New Members

    May 30, 2019

    The Truman State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma inducted 17 new members on April 27, 2019.  Beta Gamma Sigma-The International Business Honor Society recognizes the most outstanding students at institutions accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Beta Gamma Sigma membership is the highest recognition that an AACSB-accredited […]

  • Graduate Students Celebrate Their Degrees

    May 28, 2019

    The School of Business and Accounting Department recognized the Master of Accountancy graduates during the annual Hooding Ceremony on the morning of May 11, 2019.  Twenty-seven students were slated to earn their degrees in May or August. Amy Pinson, CPA (’03), Senior Manager for Transfer Pricing at Bayer, gave the keynote talk, and Ty Goold […]

  • Barnes Receives Excellence in Teaching Award

    May 8, 2019

    Congratulations to Dr. Michael Barnes who was awarded the 2019 School of Business Excellence in Teaching Award! 1) Any general thanks you want to give for this award? “I could thank literally hundreds of people: faculty, staff, students, and friends.  My biggest thanks would be to my family back in Oklahoma.  I love and miss […]

  • Bulldogs in Omaha

    May 7, 2019

    Twelve members of the Bulldog Student Investment Fund (BSIF) had the opportunity to attend the Berkshire-Hathaway annual shareholders’ meeting on Saturday, May 4th in Omaha.  They were in the audience as investment icons Warren Buffet and Charlie Munger fielded questions from investors, and even got a glimpse of Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who is on […]

  • School of Business Recognized Austin as Alumna of the Year

    May 6, 2019

    Jennifer Austin was recognized as the Alumna of the Year during the School of Business Spring Recognition Dinner.  She has been a long-time supporter of Truman’s accounting program and School of Business.  Early in her career, she was involved with recruiting other Truman accounting talent to KPMG.  As members of the President’s Circle, Jennifer and […]

  • Baer Named School of Business Young Alum

    May 3, 2019

    Baer Named School of Business Young Alum Julianne (Julie) Baer has been named the recipient of the 2019 School of Business Young Alumni Award.   She was selected because of her early professional success with the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and her support for both the students and programs in the School of Business.  […]

  • Impact Alumni Networking Event

    April 29, 2019

    We invite you to your alma mater’s networking event! Special guests: Deb Kerby, Dean of Truman’s School of Business, and Mike Dubois (’01), Director, Policy and Business Development at Kit Bond Strategies, LLP. 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Program begins at 6:00 p.m. Location: CJ Muggs 200 S. Central Clayton, MO 63105 Please RSVP by […]

  • Bulldog B.I.T.E. Rewards Student Entrepreneurs

    April 23, 2019

    Kailey Micek, a senior business administration marketing major, won the 2019 Bulldog B.I.T.E. elevator pitch competition. As the winner, she earned a prize of $3,000 for her pitch of Buddy Button, a campus safety app. William Fries, a senior computer science and business major, earned $2,000 for his pitch of the solid point mouse, technology […]

  • Kuntz and Newell Win Awards

    April 17, 2019

    The School of Business would like to share a HUGE Congratulations to Truman Accounting graduates, Collin Kuntz and David Newell, who were recognized as Elijah Watts Sells Award winners for their performance on the CPA exam in 2018. Nearly 86,000 individuals sat for the CPA Exam in 2018 with 110 candidates meeting the criteria to […]

  • School of Business Recognizes Students

    April 15, 2019

    School of Business Recognizes Students The School of Business Bridge Ceremony recognized approximately 50 students who had been granted permission to enroll in upper-level ACCT and BSAD courses.  The March 20, 2019, ceremony featured Andrew Smolik as the alumni speaker.  Smolik is a 2007 Truman graduate with a BS degree in Business Administration – Finance.  […]