Business blog

  • Career Week

    September 24, 2013

    Career week is quickly approaching. If you’re curious as to what’s going on, check out the Career Center’s website or the School of Business calendar at Here, we will post upcoming event information on speakers, upcoming on-campus interviews, and other opportunities for students to gain professional development and career preparation. Event reminders will also […]

  • Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award

    September 4, 2013

    DST Systems, Inc., ( headquartered in Kansas City, Misouri, sponsors the annual Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award.  Awards are based on the evaluation of student research papers related to the current year’s topic.  Truman State University has been invited to submit up to three student papers for consideration of the award.  Students in any major […]

  • Truman Students Complete FLITE Internship

    August 27, 2013

    Four first-year Truman State University students completed The Boeing Future Leaders in Thought and Experience internship during the 2013 summer.  The students completing the internship were Christopher To (Computer Science), Waymon White (Business Administration), Kimberly Carlton (Business Administration), and Blake Miller (Accounting & Business Administration). The Boeing Future Leaders in Thought & Experience (FLITE) Internship […]

  • School Welcomes New Students

    August 22, 2013

    The School of Business welcomed more than 140 first-year, transfer, and exchange students to Truman during Majors Day on August 2013.  The students had their first opportunity to meet the Peer Mentors, faculty, and staff.   Senior Business Administration major Chris Schisler used a “Lion King” metaphor to encourage the students to engage with their Truman […]

  • Delta Sigma Pi Chapter Receives Awards

    August 15, 2013

    At its 49th Grand Chapter Conference in Seattle, Washington, Delta Sigma Pi recognized Truman’s Iota Nu Chapter and the Chapter Advisor.  The Iota Nu Chapter won the Outstanding Service Award (2012-2013) for the Gateway Region and the South Central Province.  Chapter Advisor, Dr. Debi Cartwright, was awarded Chapter Advisor of the Year (2012-2013) for the […]

  • Local Students Represent State at National Conference

    June 27, 2013

    Jacob Caughron, Joanne Chong, Jeananne Pigeon, Megan Recklein, and Ashton Wolter students at Truman State University in Kirksville, MO represented the state of Missouri at the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA, June 22 – 25, 2013.  These students competed in FBLA-PBL’s national business competition against state representatives […]

  • Hooding Ceremony

    May 23, 2013

    On May 11, 2013, the Accounting Department celebrated the hooding of 32 Master’s degree candidates. Graduate Steven Rose was the class-elected speaker. Tom O’Brien, controller at Schnuck’s, was the second speaker for the event.  Below are photos from the hooding ceremony.

  • Target Case Competition Winners Announced

    May 9, 2013

    In the 2013 Target Case Competition, held in conjunction with Dr. Martinez’s BSAD 421 (Retail Management) class, ‘Targeting-ing Sustainability’ took first place, earning $1500 for the team. The winning team members were Benjamin Castro, Chelsea Diehls, Brittany Engle, Thomas Reed, and Patrick Zhang. ‘Target’s 3 Degrees of Sustainability’ won second plance and recieved a team […]

  • Truman Student Featured

    April 29, 2013

    Sterling Lopez is featured on the Beta Gamma Sigma page from the Winter 2013 Student Leadership Forum. The link below will take you to the webpage. Sterling can be found in the top left-center of the photo. His quote of his experience is the first of those below the photo. BGS Winter 2013 Student Leadership […]

  • School Recognizes Alumni of the Year

    April 23, 2013

    On Saturday evening the School of Business hosted its annual Recognition Dinner. Among those recognized were two graduates of the School of Business; Ryan Shreve and Susan Plassmeyer. The two were recognized as the School of Business Young Alumnus and Alumna of the Year respectively.   Ryan Shreve was nominated and selected as the 2013 […]