Business blog

  • ABC’s for Success

    October 2, 2011

      School of Business Peer Mentors are sponsoring a program for freshmen and sophomores entitled ABC’s to Success.  The program will be in the Student Union Building (SUB) Activities Room on Tuesday, October 4th from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. the Peer Mentors will go over the Four Year Outline to help students succeed.

  • Road Map to Success: Leadership Conference

    September 26, 2011

    On September 28, 2011, Target is sponsoring “Road Map to Success: Leadership Conference”. The day consists of numerous 50 minute workshops presented by businesses from across the state of Missouri, and a keynote presentation by Dave Carroll, Target’s Group Director.  The purpose of the conference is to prepare students for the career fair and the […]

  • 2011 Bridge Ceremony

    September 14, 2011

    Traditions continued as the School of Business held its 2011 Bridge Ceremony on September 12, 2011.  The Bridge Ceremony celebrates students’ transition to upper-level business administration and accounting courses.  To enroll in 300- and 400-level courses, students must have successfully completed a designated list of courses with minimum grades and cumulative GPA. Mr. Brian Krippner, […]

  • Major Day Welcomes New Students

    September 12, 2011

    On August 23 the School of Business welcomed more than 170 first-year and transfer students to campus.  Major Day speakers structured their talks around the theme, “Developing Responsible Business Leaders.” John Nolan, an entrepreneur from Joplin, Missouri and a recent graduate from Truman State University with an Interdisciplinary Studies degree in Sustainable Development, spoke on […]

  • Truman State University Recognized with Top Honors at PBL National Conference

    September 7, 2011

    Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL), the largest and oldest student business organization, held its National Leadership Conference in Orlando, Florida on June 23–26. More than 1,700 participants from around the country were in attendance. The conference serves to sharpen students’ core business skills, expand their networking opportunities, and participate in more than […]

  • Law School Essay a Winner!

    July 21, 2011

    The University of Missouri School of Law received applications from more than 1,000 hopeful candidates for a seat in this year’s class.  Of those 1,000 applicants, only 150 seats are available.  One of those seats went to our own Melissa Cullman.  It was her essay, along with other factors such as letters of recommendation, LSAT […]

  • Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Receive State Farm Grant

    June 30, 2011

    Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) recently received a $5,000 grant from State Farm for the development of personal financial literacy projects in the community. This is the second time the team is receiving such a grant from State Farm. Two years ago SIFE was awarded again $5,000 to help with funding community projects. The team […]

  • Truman Students Participate in RISE-Pakistan Competition

    June 15, 2011

    In May 2011, three students from Truman State University, Rudolf Cesaretti, Rachael Kissee (both Sociology/Anthropology majors), and Brandon Wehmeyer (Business Administration Major), competed in the RISE (Road to Innovative Social Entrepreneurship) – Pakistan competition sponsored by the University of Chicago.  “RISE – Pakistan is an invitation for college students across the world to compete in […]

  • Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

    April 7, 2011

    The 52nd Annual Missouri Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference was held in Jefferson City March 25-26, 2011.  Members and Adviser from Truman State University participated.  The conference theme was Missouri PBL— Breaking Barriers. The conference featured competitive events for individuals and teams, leadership training, and election of officers for the next year.  The keynote speaker […]

  • SIFE Named Regional Champions!

    March 31, 2011

    On March 28, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois, Students in Free Enterprise [SIFE] USA crowned Truman State University’s SIFE team as Regional Champions. The event is one of 12 SIFE USA Regional Competitions the national organization held across the United States in March and April. During this academic year, the Truman SIFE team launched 12 larger-scale […]