Business blog

  • Alpha Kappa Psi’s Annual Case Competition

    February 14, 2018

    Congratulations to Alpha Kappa Psi – Tau Upsilon Chapter of Truman State University for their participation in Alpha Kappa Psi’s Annual Case Competition. They competed this weekend in Chicago at the Principled Business Leadership Institute Convention. Out of many submissions, they earned second place in their region, placing them amongst the Top 8 case competitors […]

  • PwC Hosted Truman Challenge Competition

    November 6, 2017

    PwC hosted its Truman Challenge Competition on Thursday, November 2.  Fourteen teams proposed recommendations to an open-ended case study.  PwC Tax Partner Sal Montalbano and PwC Audit Manager Alex Koenen served as the judges.  The 1st place team members were Nicholas Poindexter, Chance Hill, Abby Lee, Ana Orozco, and Briley Anderson.  They each received $250 […]

  • Students Celebrate Permission to Take Upper-Level Courses

    October 31, 2017

      Students Celebrate Permission to Take Upper-Level Courses   The School of Business celebrated the approximately 90 students who were recently granted permission to enroll in upper-level ACCT and BSAD courses during the October 30 Bridge Ceremony.  These students had successfully completed prerequisite course requirements with the required GPA, submitted a resume, and developed their […]

  • Fall 2017 Executive-in-Residence Russ Willey

    Russ Willey, Senior Vice-President – Corporate Business Management, Enterprise Holdings, Inc., was our Fall 2017 Bentele/Mallinckrodt Executive-in-Residence. His presentation, “Enterprise Rent-A-Car: Past, Present, and Future,” took place on Wednesday, October 25th. Nearly 200 students attended the presentation.

  • Cartwright Receives Award of Excellence

    September 11, 2017

    Debi Cartwright, Professor of Business Administration was selected as the recipient of the Professional Fraternity Association’s 2017 Faculty Advisor Award of Excellence. The Central Office of Delta Sigma Pi, a member organization of the PFA, nominated Dr. Cartwright for the award. The award “recognizes a current faculty advisor for a campus-affiliated chapter of a Professional […]

  • Delta Sigma Pi Wins Awards

    August 23, 2017

    Delta Sigma Pi held its 51st Grand Chapter Congress in New Orleans, August 16-20, 2017. Eleven students from the Truman State Iota Nu chapter and their Chapter Advisor, Dr. Debi Cartwright, attended the event. The Chapter won the following awards for their activities during the 2016-2017 academic year: Regional Awards: Gateway Region R. Nelson Mitchell […]

  • Amosu Named Young Alum of the Year

    May 16, 2017

    Ope Amosu is a Corporate Account Executive at GE, responsible for developing mutually-viable relationships between GE and each of the independent North American oil and gas operators. In conjunction, he leads the company’s Oilfield Produced Water Treatment initiative. Ope is a 2010 graduate of Truman State University, earning a BA in Marketing. In 2014, he […]

  • Wilson Named Alum of the Year

    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. […]