Business blog

  • Wilson Named Alum of the Year

    May 16, 2017

    Tim is national industry partner for BKD National Construction & Real Estate Group.  He has more than 30 years of experience performing audit, accounting, tax and management consulting services in various industries.  He assists clients in the areas of business and strategic planning, operational and control reviews, mergers, acquisitions and consolidations, financial forecasts, feasibility studies, […]

  • DST Announces 2016-2017 Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award Winners

    May 3, 2017

    DST Systems, a leading global technology, strategic advisory, and operations outsourcing company, announced the winners of the 2016-2017 Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award. The annual award is named for Robert (Bob) L. Gould, who served as DST’s president from 1984 until his death in 1987. The award honors Mr. Gould’s legacy of effective utilization of […]

  • BSIF Wins G.A.M.E. Forum in NYC

    April 3, 2017

    The Bulldog Student Investment Fund (BSIF) earned the 1st Place (undergraduate) award for Value Portfolio management. This year’s Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) Forum was attended by over 1600 students representing 150 Universities from 49 US states and the District of Columbia. In addition, students from 50 different countries represented their respective Universities. The G.A.M.E. […]

  • Truman Team Wins CFA Research Challenge

    February 21, 2017

    The Truman team of Annali Cler (Junior, Political Science & Economics), Anthony Hill (Junior, Accounting & Business Administration-Finance), and Shane Legatzke (Junior, Accounting & Business Administration-Finance) won the St. Louis CFA Institute Research Challenge on Friday, February 17.  The team conducted equity research and a company analysis of Spire (formerly the Laclede Group).  They prepared […]

  • Truman Earns Outstanding Results on the 2016 CPA Exam

    February 8, 2017

    During 2016, the Truman State University CPA exam first-time pass rate was 2nd in the nation for medium-sized programs (21-60 candidates and 294 institutions).  Overall Truman ranked 15th in the nation among all institutions (n=858).  Truman ranked first among all institutions in Missouri.  Truman’s pass rate was 81.1% while the national average first-time CPA exam […]

  • Shannon Hayes Receives Scholarship

    February 6, 2017

    The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Shannon Hayes.  Shannon is a senior Business Administration (Marketing Concentration) major from St. Louis.  Receiving approximately 800 applications, the Foundation awarded 50 scholarships nationwide for the 2016-2017 academic year.  The Harold and Muriel Berkman Charitable Foundation awards scholarships in two categories.  The first […]

  • Students’ Investing Prowess Earns $10,000 for Truman

    December 12, 2016

    Four students earned $10,000 for Truman thanks to their skills in trading market securities. Bulldog Student Investment Fund students Anthony Hill, Shane Legatzke, Michael Poindexter and Spencer Wilson participated in the thinkorswim Challenge sponsored by TD Ameritrade from Oct. 10 through Nov. 4. Competing as BSIF Elite, the team started with $500,000 in virtual money […]

  • Fall 2016 Student Highlights

    November 2, 2016

  • Delta Sigma Pi Wins Multiple Awards

    On October 22, 2016, the Iota Nu Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi won awards at the Regional, Provincial, and National levels. The Chapter was recognized as the only Chapter of Excellence in the region, and was noted for Outstanding Service at all levels. Dr. Debi Cartwright, Business Administration, won Outstanding Chapter Advisor. Congratulations to Dr. […]

  • Annual Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award

    October 25, 2016

    Annual Robert L. Gould Scholastic Award 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 […]