TECenter Is Celebrating Their 10-Year Anniversary
Please join us for refreshments on Friday, Dec. 6 at 4:00-6:00 p.m. to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the TECenter. A presentation honoring the founder, Jim Hogge, will be at 4:30 p.m. Click above to RSVP.
$100 gift card giveaway
Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter for a chance to win a $100 gift card to the Bronco Bookstore. Click above to go to Student Resources site.
Your Chance to Connect with Employers
All most every week through December 10, companies like Saint Alphonsus Health System and J.R. Simplot will be in the Jackson Commons to connect with students. Click above to see the schedule.
What Does Accreditation Mean For You?
AACSB-accredited schools have better programs, better faculty, better students with higher GPAs, more international students, more employers that recruit from them and graduates that receive better salaries.
Check out our electronic book, “The Building Years”
Learn what the College of Business and Economics has been doing besides building a building. Also see pictures of the Micron Business and Economics Building and read what COBE alumni have been up to.
Welcome to the College of Business and Economics
Nina M. Ray, Professor of Marketing and International Business, Presented at the Australian New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference
Nina M. Ray, professor of marketing and international business, has a poster presentation displayed at the Australian New Zealand Marketing Academy conference in Auckland, New Zealand, Dec. 2-4. Her presentation, “Remembering the Past — Engaging with our Future through Thanatourism: D-Day droit and Poppy Trail Tourism,” is based on work she conducted this summer funded by a College of Business and Economics research grant.
Thomas Old, adjunct faculty in the MBA Career Start and MBA Professionals program, completed the Advanced Project Risk Management certification from the Project Management Institute. Less than 2,100 of the 490,000 worldwide members have completed this level of certification.
Old is also the president of the Western Idaho Chapter of the Project Management Institute.
“I chose the University of Manchester’s MSc in Operations, Project and Supply Chain Management as my first choice of program because of the quality of the school, quality of the program, diversity of students and the international exposure,” Cravens said.
The University of Manchester is ranked 12th worldwide in “Best Masters Ranking in Supply Chain Management” by Masters.com.
“I am very excited about getting accepted, and am very appreciative to Boise State for preparing me for this opportunity,” Cravens added.
Phillip will begin in the fall 2014 semester.
Michael Lee, assistant professor of accountancy and Michael Wright, audit associate at Deloitte, Boise, penned a column for the Idaho Statesman
As part of the Boise State on Business series, Think Your Business is Ready for Internationalization?, by Michael Lee and Michael Wright, is in the Idaho Statesman Business Insider today. Read it here.
The Idaho Council on Economic Education is heading to Foxboro, Mass. this Wednesday (Dec. 4) to present its innovative global education program, the International Economic Summit, in Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. The summit features student teams representing over 100 countries that must apply economics in a realistic global competition, which teaches students the challenges of working in today’s complex global economy.
The Idaho Council is hosted jointly at Boise State University by the College of Business and Economics and the College of Education. The Foxboro event is being presented in partnership with the Massachusetts Council on Economic Education.
“Our entire country needs this program to help strengthen our global competitiveness,” COBE Dean Patrick Shannon said.
For the full story, check the Boise State Update here.
Gundars Kaupins, Chair of the Department of Management, and co-authors Malcolm Coco and Ashley Truong from Abilene Christian University, wrote an article on the reactions of student and company to a university internship program. The article is published in the International Journal of Education Research, Vol. 8, No. 1, Fall 2013, pp. 89-106.