Meredith Taylor Black, director of International Business Programs in the College of Business and Economics, was selected to join the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office’s (TECO) Young Scholar and Expert Delegation to Taiwan this October. As a member of the delegation, she has been invited to visit various governmental agencies of Taiwan in the areas of national security, foreign affairs, cross-strait relations, international trade and economic affairs, education and health care. She also will meet Taiwan political party leadership and policy-making scholars during a related seminar and be part of sightseeing trips to the National Palace Museum and Taipei 101 Building. As mentioned in Gov. Butch Otter’s letter of support for Taylor Black, “The mission of Boise State’s International Business Programs aligns with our state’s need for export market diversification and the resulting job growth. [Dr. Taylor-Black's] participation in the program will benefit Boise State students and the Idaho and international companies served through Boise State’s International Business Program.”
Monthly Archives: September 2011
Faculty Spotlight – Meredith Taylor Black
COBE Welcomes Executive in Residence Kent Ernest
Longtime J.R. Simplot Company vice president Kent Ernest has joined Boise State for the 2011-12 academic year as executive in residence in the College of Business and Economics (COBE).
Ernest will help develop a distinguished student mentorship program for international business students, present guest lectures and collaborate on a number of COBE projects. (more…)
Scentsy Executives to Speak at HRA Meeting
The Human Resource Association will be hosting guest speakers from Scentsy, Inc., the VP of HR and the Program Development Manager, on October 5, 2011. The Scentsy executives will be speaking about Scentsy, their jobs and what they love most about HR. This will be a great opportunity for all students to come and hear what they have to say. All majors, not just HR students, are welcome. Our meeting will be held at 6:05 pm to 7:00 pm in the Ah Fong Room (the second floor of the SUB).
COBE Prof Listed Among Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People
Accountancy professor Paul Bahnson is one of just four professors listed among Accounting Today’s Top 100 Most Influential People. The annual list is a roster of thought-leaders and change-makers in the profession and includes profiles of regulators, firm leaders, consultants, technology vendors and practitioners who are leading the profession. (more…)