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Scott and Judy Green to receive L.B. Hartz Award

Posted on September 21, 2016

Scott and Judy Green, Fargo, N.D., have been selected to receive Minnesota State University Moorhead’s 34th annual L.B. Hartz Professional Achievement Award. An awards reception will be held Wednesday, Sept. 28 on the MSUM campus.

The award is named in honor of the late L.B. Hartz, the founder of Hartz Wholesale Company headquartered in Thief River Falls. It’s presented annually by MSUM’s College of Business and Innovation to an individual who has created economic opportunities for others through innovation, entrepreneurship and community service.  Read the rest of this entry →

Eide Bailly on Campus for Internship Interviews

Posted on September 15, 2016

Eide Bailly LLP will be doing on-campus interviews for their Accounting Internship/Summer Leadership Participant program in the Career Development Center on Wednesday, Sept. 28. If you are interested in this opportunity, please view the job description and apply using DragonJobs. The application deadline is Monday, Sept. 19.

The Art of the Startup

Posted on September 01, 2016

Thursday, Sept. 1 | 4-5:15 p.m. | Langseth Hall 104

The Center for Entrepreneurial Studies presents the 2016-2017 First Thursday Series featuring The Art of the Startup. Guest speakers include Lindsay Breuler and Michael Ryan Norton. Admission is free but reservations are required. Read the rest of this entry →

Eduardo Pablo publishes article in Emerging Markets Review

Posted on August 30, 2016

Dr. Eduardo Pablo’s research paper titled “The Effect of Ownership Concentration and Composition on Dividends: Evidence from Latin America” has been accepted for publication in Emerging Markets Review. According to Cabell’s, the Emerging Markets Review journal has a significant influence in economics and finance and high influence in international finance. Pablo is assistant professor of finance at the Paseka School of Business. The paper is co-authored by Maximiliano González at Inalde (Colombia), Carlos Molina at IESA (Venezuela), and John Rosso at UPTC (Colombia).

McGee Invited to Help Design Global Project Leadership Curriculum

Posted on August 29, 2016

Pam McGee was invited by the Project Management Institute, a globally recognized project management institute, along with 15 other faculty across the globe, to help design Global Curriculum for Project Leadership classes that will used worldwide as part of the PMIteach initiativeRead the rest of this entry →

Dr. Hanson Publishes ‘Quantitative Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies’

Posted on August 23, 2016

Dr. Thomas Hanson, Assistant Professor of Finance, recently published a coauthored book titled “Quantitative Research Methods in Translation and Interpreting Studies.”  Read the rest of this entry →

Lall’s Paper Accepted for Publication in Engineering Management Journal

Posted on May 06, 2016

Vinod Lall, Paseka School of Business, Om Yadav and Md. Mahabubur Rahaman, North Dakota State University and Bimal Nepal, Texan A&M, had a paper “Lean Implementation and Organizational Transformation: a Literature Review” accepted for publication in Engineering Management Journal (EMJ). EMJ is quarterly journal of the American Society of Engineering Management and has an acceptance rate of 30 percent.

Paseka School of Business Celebrates 65 Years

Posted on May 04, 2016

Wednesday, May 11 | 7:30-8:30 a.m. | Center for Business Atrium

The campus is invited to help celebrate the 65th anniversary of MSUM’s Paseka School of Business. Breakfast will be served at 7:45 a.m.

Join Marsha Weber, dean of the College of Business and Innovation, alumni and faculty in the celebration and to welcome 2016 graduates into the Dragon alumni family. Read the rest of this entry →

Lumb Presents Research at Russian University

Posted on May 04, 2016

Dr. Ruth Lumb recently gave an invited presentation at the International Business School of Plekhanov University in Moscow, Russia. The topic of her presentation was ‘International Perception of Russian Products.’

Honors Program Scholarships Awarded

Posted on May 02, 2016

The Honors Program is pleased to announce that four students have been selected to receive new Honors Program Scholarships for 2016-17. Read the rest of this entry →

4 MSUM Students Awarded by Penny Program

Posted on April 29, 2016

The Penny Program award winners have been chosen for the spring of 2016, and four MSUM students were selected. Read the rest of this entry →

Spring Scholarship Gala surpasses years prior in attendance and money raised

Posted on April 28, 2016

Last Saturday, April 23, 2016, the university’s largest, annual fundraising event for need-based, merit, academic and athletic scholarships was held and saw a record-breaking 343 in attendance. The event raised over $167,000. Read the rest of this entry →

Brandon Qual achieves 3rd place in the world championship of StarCraft II

Posted on April 18, 2016

Brandon Qual, a senior student in the Paseka School of Business (PSB) and Business Administration major (Marketing emphasis), is a well-known pro-gamer worldwide. He achieved 3rd place in the world championship of StarCraft II in Shanghai, China (the most popular simulation game in the world). Brandon is the only qualified pro-gamer in the US and one of two pro-gamers in the North America. Recently, he has placed in the top 3-4 in the International GPL. Read the rest of this entry →

Spring Scholarship Gala | Students Directly Impacted by Event Proceeds

Posted on April 14, 2016

By Meghan Feir

On Saturday, April 23, 2016, MSUM will once again be hosting an event targeted toward raising money for need-based, merit, academic and athletic student scholarships. Previously known as the Founders Scholarship Gala, the Spring Scholarship Gala is the university’s biggest fundraising event and directly impacts the lives of students across departments.

On a seemingly regular school day, Tomi Thompson got a call from her cousin, MSUM Mass Communications Department Secretary Wendy Olsgard. Deadlines were approaching for scholarship applications and the encouraging cousin knew Thompson was more than qualified.

Fast forward to 2016. With tears in her eyes, the senior, double-majoring in broadcast journalism and integrated advertising and public relations, explained how receiving scholarships made it possible for her to accept an internship with the Minnesota Vikings last summer. Read the rest of this entry →

Entrepreneurship Minor Program Now Listed as ENTR

Posted on April 06, 2016

This past fall CES was granted use of the rubric “ENTR” which is now the sole designation for entrepreneurial courses attached to the minors listed. Formerly denoted as BUS 229, BUS 230, and BUS 231, these courses are now listed for Fall 2016: Read the rest of this entry →

Dr. Wooyang Kim, the Paseka School of Business, has accepted his paper at the Global Marketing Conference

Posted on March 31, 2016

With his advisers (Dr. Donald Hantula and Dr. C. Anthony Di Benedetto), Dr. Wooyang Kim, Assistant Professor in the Paseka School of Business, has been accepted the paper in the Global Marketing Conference 2016 (GMC).

The title of the paper is “The Role of Foraging Theory in Information Overload Paradigm: Consumer Perception of Online Information Structures among Goods and Services.” The GMC is an internationally renowned conference and one of the largest conferences in marketing discipline, organized by Global Alliance of Marketing & Management Association (GAMMA) and hosted by top-tier academic societies such as American Marketing Association and European Marketing Academy. He will present his paper in Hong Kong on July 2016.

Free video and media basics session March 31

Posted on March 31, 2016

Thursday, March 31 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Center for Business Room 111

The College of Business and Innovation is sponsoring: “Video and Media Basics” free to all faculty, staff and students. Register by e-mailing bdean@mnstate.edu by March 28. Please include your name, phone, if you’re faculty, staff, or student and school. Read the attached for more information: Videos-8.5-x-11

Forecasting event March 29

Posted on March 29, 2016

Forecasting Event | March 29 | 6 p.m. | CB109

Financial Management Association will be hosting our first annual Forecasting event. Come grab a slice of pizza, learn about what FMA has to offer you as a current or potential business school student and put your forecasting skills to the test! There will be a presentation of information on how to forecast your predictions based on six variables which range from the price of gold to the temperature of Tampa, Florida. A prize will be awarded for the closest National and Local predictions. Read the rest of this entry →

Summer and Fall 2016 registration begins March 29

Posted on March 29, 2016

Registration for the summer and fall 2016 semester is scheduled to begin March 29th, 2016.  Fall registration proceeds according to the number of semester hours individual students have completed with grades.  Students with more earned semester hours are allowed to register earlier than students with less semester hours. Read the rest of this entry →

MSUM students rock CPA exam

Posted on March 21, 2016

Achieve higher pass rates than other Minnesota, North Dakota schools

MSUM students who took the 2015 Uniform CPA Examination within one year of graduating achieved a pass rate of 73.5 percent, higher than all colleges and universities in both North Dakota and Minnesota.

The pass rate measure refers to “…sections taken within 1 year (365 days) of graduation from a given program. This tighter filter allows the (NASBA-National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) book to more closely associate a candidate’s performance with his/her most recent educational institution.” Read the rest of this entry →

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