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  • August 24, 2012

    School Welcomes New Students       The School of Business welcomed approximately 160 first-year, transfer, and international students to Truman during Major Day on Tuesday, August 21.  During the large-group session, 1998 alumnus Brian Cross offered advice and encouragement to the students.  He drew upon a defining moment during his six-year academic career at Truman to […]

  • July 13, 2012

    TWO STUDENTS EARN AWARDS  AT PBL NATIONAL COMPETITION Caroline Forsythe, senior accounting & business administration major, and Jacob Caughron, senior business administration major represented the state of Missouri at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, June 24 – 27, 2012.  These students competed in FBLA-PBL’s national […]

  • School Celebrates Students’ Achievement

    May 3, 2012

    The School of Business hosted the 12th annual Spring Recognition Dinner on Saturday, April 21, 2012.  Approximately 300 students, parents, faculty, staff, donors, and guests attended the event that recognized outstanding students, student leaders, scholarship recipients, and the School’s Outstanding Alumnus and Outstanding Young Alumnus. Outstanding Student Awards were presented to the following: Mickaela Gerler, […]

  • BETA GAMMA SIGMA INDUCTS NEW MEMBERS

    April 30, 2012

    The Truman State University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma inducted 23 new members on Saturday, April 21, 2012.  The new members heard a challenge from 2003 alumnus, Mircea Negrea, Vice President of Corporate Operations for Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc., located in Dallas, Texas.  Negrea encouraged students to establish priorities, learn how to work with large […]

  • 2012 Young Alumnus of the Year

    The School of Business recognized Mircea Negrea as the 2012 Young Alumnus of the Year at the 12th annual Spring Recognition Dinner. Mircea Negrea is the Vice President of Corporate Operations for Pinnacle Technical Resources, Inc., located in Dallas, Texas.  Pinnacle delivers vendor management solutions, IT staffing, and payroll services to Fortune 500 clientele. In his […]

  • 2012 Alumnus of the Year

    The School of Business recognized Chuck Woods as the 2012 Alumnus of the Year at the 12th annual Spring Recognition Dinner. Chuck Woods is vice president and chief financial officer for Engineering, Operations & Technology (EO&T), one of the five major business units of The Boeing Company.  Mr. Woods is responsible for managing EO&T’s financial […]

  • Leadership and Service

    April 18, 2012

    “There’s a great American hero, we all look up to When the times are hard and the chips are down” Ray Klinginsmith began with a song by Michael Murphy, “Cowboy Logic” as he spoke to an attentive crowd about the importance of leadership and service. Mr. Klinginsmith is a retired Kirksville attorney, 2010-2011 President of […]

  • 53rd Annual Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

    March 28, 2012

    The 53rd Annual Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference was held in Osage Beach on March 23, 2012.  Truman State University members and their adviser participated in the conference.  The conference featured competitive events for individuals and teams, leadership training, and election of officers for the next year. The Truman State chapter received the […]

  • Steinbaum Speaks About ‘Defining Moments’

    March 26, 2012

        2012 Executive-in-Residence, Harlan Steinbaum was well received by his Truman audience as he gave excerpts from his book, Tough Calls from the Corner Office.  His stories reflected on the pivotal decisions which were turning points in the careers of successful business leaders.  Steinbaum left the attendees with a deeper understanding of the lessons […]

  • EXECUTIVE IN RESIDENCE – HARLAN STEINBAUM

    February 28, 2012

    Author and retired executive Harlan Steinbaum will serve as the Bentele-Mallinckrodt Executive in Residence at Truman State University on March 20, 2012. As president and CEO of Medicare-Glaser Corporation, Steinbaum guided the company as it expanded its chain of retail pharmacies, added product lines, and opened eyewear and hearing aid stores. Later the corporation was […]

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