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  • McCubbins Recognized as Alumni of the Year

    May 8, 2018

    The School of Business named Travis and Melinda (Mindy) McCubbin as the Alumni of the Year.  Travis McCubbin (’97) is the PGA General Manager of The Club at Old Hawthorne in Columbia, Missouri.  He manages the overall operations of the club’s amenities as well as social and athletic programs for the 780 members that call […]

  • St. Louis Alumni Event

    May 7, 2018

    Alumni and friends, reconnect with the School of Business for this special event on Tuesday, May 22 at Pan d’Olive in Richmond Heights, MO from 5:30-7:00 p.m. featuring remarks from alumna Phyllis Ellison ’90 and Dean Debra Kerby. RSVP by Monday, May 14 to

  • Patterson Named Young Alumnus

    The School of Business named Truman Patterson as the 2018 Young Alumnus of the Year.  Truman Patterson (’09) is a Vice President and Consumer Analyst at Wells Fargo on the Equity Research team that covers the Homebuilding & Building Products sectors, heading the Distribution Sector.  Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Truman spent four years at […]

  • Scheeler Wins Bulldog B.I.T.E.

    April 22, 2018

    Jonathan Scheeler, a senior business administration finance major, won the 2018 Bulldog B.I.T.E. elevator pitch competition. As the winner, he earned a prize of $3,000 for his drone data servicing concept. Shane Legatzke, a senior accounting and business administration finance major, earned $2,000 for his pitch of a system of grants to educate high school […]

  • Brian Roth Brings Billy Goat Potato Chips to Truman

    April 16, 2018

    Chef, entrepreneur, and business owner Brian Roth spoke to students in Introduction to Management Accounting and Strategic Management classes on Friday, April 13.  Roth is the owner and CEO of The Billy Goat Potato Chip Company located in St. Louis.  He shared his journey from student to chef, restaurateur, and chip producer.  The chips are […]

  • Villhard Serves as Bentele/Mallinckrodt Executive in Residence

    On April 12, 2018, Doug Villhard engaged with School of Business students as the Bentele/Mallinckrodt Executive in Residence.  Villhard is the co-founder and CEO of Second Street whose “Audience Engagement Platform” (with solutions for contests, interactive content, email, and audience insights) is licensed by over 3,000 newspaper, TV, and radio stations across the United States […]

  • 2018 Spring Bridge Ceremony

    April 9, 2018

    The School of Business recognized approximately 70 students during the 2018 Spring Bridge Ceremony held on March 27th, 2018.

  • Truman Team Captures First at UMSL International Business Case Competition

    April 8, 2018

    The University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Business and International Business Institute hosted the 2018 International Business Case Competition on April 6 – 7, 2018, in St. Louis, Missouri.   Eleven universities from around the country participated in the competition. In addition to Truman, participants included Babson College, University of Pennsylvania at Bloomsburg, Illinois State University, Southeast […]

  • Truman Among Best Public Schools in the Nation

    April 3, 2018

    Truman has again earned recognition for being one of the best public colleges in the nation. In rankings recently released by Business First, the University comes in at No. 61 overall and No. 15 in the Midwest. In order to be considered, schools needed to grant bachelor’s degrees and have full-time enrollments larger than 1,000. […]

  • Business Administration Major Cutler Interns at Tesla

    March 19, 2018

    Stephen Cutler is a firm believer in the concept that opportunity is where luck and preparation meet. Throughout his time at Truman, he has done his part to make sure he is prepared. A business administration major with concentrations in marketing and management, his love for anything with an engine has him planning for a […]