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  • School of Business Hosts Bridge Ceremony

    September 17, 2015

    The School of Business conducted the 9th annual Bridge Ceremony on September 14, 2015.  The purpose of this ceremony is to mark the students’ transition to upper-level accounting and business administration major courses.  Ricardo (Ricky) Vigil (’04), Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Maryville Technologies gave the keynote talk.  Vigil focused on the role […]

  • Qinghai Nationalities University and Truman Sign MOU

    Truman State University and the School of Business hosted two representatives from Qinghai Nationalities University (QUN) on September 15, 2015–Ms. Xiaohong Zheng, Dean of the College of Business Administration, and Ms. Ying Yuan, an instructor of English in the College of Business.  Qinghai Nationalities University is located in Western China and enrolls more than 11,000 […]

  • Chicago Professional Development Trip

    September 14, 2015

    What Are You Doing For Fall Break? Apply for the Chicago Professional Development Trip! All Majors are welcome to apply October 14-16, 2015  Investigate career opportunities in Chicago Explore the cultural attractions in a major U.S. city Network with professionals and Truman alumni Professional Events: Students will meet with representatives from Aon; BakerTilly; Deutsche Bank; Morningstar Training; and more. […]

  • Boeing Blitz Scheduled for Wednesday, September 16

    September 3, 2015

    BUILD SOMETHING AMAZING Boeing will be on campus for their annual Boeing Blitz soon. We will be hosting a number of information sessions and a networking reception in Violette Hall (details follow). Stop by to discover the internship and career opportunities that the Boeing Company offers.   Information Sessions – held in Violette 1000 Truman […]

  • Accounting Professors Win Business Education Award

    The 2015 MidAmerican Business Deans Association Innovation in Business Education Awards have been announced. The Association received 18 submissions for the award this year. Alan Davis’ and Cathy Poyner’s submission entitled, “A Capstone Course in Accounting – Research, Communication, and Critical Thinking,” was awarded first prize. They will present their work during the Association’s annual […]

  • Annual Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award

    September 1, 2015

    Sponsored by DST Systems, Inc., Kansas City, Missouri For over 20 years, DST has administered the annual Gould Scholastic Award in honor of Robert Gould. This award recognizes outstanding university students who compose exceptional academic papers on topics related to investment management strategies, theories, and trends. The award represents Gould’s legacy of effective utilization of […]

  • The School of Business Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

    August 20, 2015

    The School of Business is excited to welcome three new faculty members to the School beginning this fall semester Dr. Jeff Lingwall (L), BSAD: Jeff Lingwall is an Assistant Professor of Business Administration. He earned a JD from Yale, a PhD in Economics and Public Policy from Carnegie Mellon University and a Bachelors and Masters degree in […]


    August 14, 2015

    The Delta Sigma Pi Grand Chapter Congress was held this week in Chicago, IL, and many Bulldogs were there representing Truman’s Iota Nu chapter. The Iota Nu Chapter won both the Gateway Region and the South Central Provincial Awards for: Outstanding Alumni Relations Outstanding Service Outstanding Scholastic Development Outstanding Financial Operations Outstanding Chapter Dr. Debra […]


    July 23, 2015

      During the April 2015 Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference 14 students qualified to compete at the 2015 National Leadership Conference (NLC) in Chicago. Four Truman PBL members attended the NLC and competed in seven events. The students and Truman Phi Beta Lambda Chapter received multiple awards at the NLC. Taylor N. Libbert – […]

  • School of Business: Upcoming Events

    April 21, 2015

    Save the date for upcoming events hosted by the School of Business including Meet the Firms – Accounting Recruiting Event, Retirement Reception for Keith Harrison, and the Master of Accountancy Hooding Ceremony… Meet the Firms – Accounting Recruiting Event April 24 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Violette Hall Upstairs Commons Retirement Reception for Keith Harrison, Professor of Accounting […]

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