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October 28, 2009
4th Annual 'Meet the Dean' event to be held October 14 - Adam Casper
College of Business students and Registered Student Organizations will have an excellent opportunity in the coming week. Matthew Simpson and Blacks interested in Business (BIB) are proud to announce the 4th annual "Meet the Dean" event for the College of Business.


September 16, 2009
John Heakin honored by SIU Alumni Association - Adam Casper
The SIU Alumni Association recently honored College of Business alumnus John Heakin with the 2009 Distinguished Alumni Award. The Award recognizes SIU alumni who have achieved extraordinary success and respect within a given industry, post-graduation.


September 16, 2009
New Marketing faculty shows that "Thank-you's" pay off - Adam Casper
One of the Southern Illinois University College of Business' newest faculty members is already helping to generate positive research publicity for the College and her department. Dr. Cheryl Burke Jarvis, a newly hired Associate Professor of Marketing, recently had a study published in the September issue for the Journal of Marketing. The Journal of Marketing has been the recognized leader in its field for more than seven decades.


September 16, 2009
Johannah Yutzy hired by Homeland Security - Adam Casper
One College of Business alumna recently began working for the United States Department of Homeland Security in Springfield, Virginia, which is 20 miles from Washington, D.C. Johannah Yutzy, who completed both her bachelor's degree and MBA in Marketing at the College of Business, was recently hired on to the QinetiQ North America office, contracted by Homeland Security. Yutzy, a Plain City, Ohio native, came to Southern Illinois University in 2003 upon receiving a scholarship to play volleyball for the Salukis.


September 16, 2009
School of Accountancy hosting Research Colloquium Series - Adam Casper
The School of Accountancy has initiated The School of Accountancy Research Colloquium Series this fall for all College of Business faculty and Ph.D. students. The colloquium series brings in renowned accounting scholars to SIU to present and discuss cutting edge accounting research.


September 16, 2009
St. Louis area alumni gather for annual fall Dean's Reception - Adam Casper
The College of Business held its annual fall Dean's Reception at The Ritz-Carlton St. Louis on Thursday, September 10th. The hors d'oeuvre and cocktail reception lasted from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.


September 16, 2009
School of Accountancy holds career fair, golf outing - Adam Casper
The College of Business' Annual School of Accountancy Career Fair was held on Thursday, September 24, 2009, in the International Lounge of the Student Center. The career fair was geared toward accounting students who are looking to acquire internships, full time positions upon graduation, or for networking.


September 09, 2009
Betty Brennan to be honored at Inspiring Women Gala - Adam Casper
A Southern Illinois University College of Business alumna will be honored on October 17, 2009. Betty Brennan, a 1989 Marketing graduate, will be receiving the 2009 Alumna Achievement Award for her outstanding service and successful career as an entrepreneur.


September 03, 2009
Princeton Review Lauds SIU - University Communications
The Princeton Review has named Southern Illinois University among the top 25 percent of U.S. universities.


September 03, 2009
New tutoring resource available for business students - Adam Casper
There will be a new resource available for students with both majors and minors in the College of Business starting this Fall. The College of Business is excited to announce the opening of the Academic Success Center (ASC).


September 03, 2009
Recent College of Business alumnus gives back - Adam Casper
A Southern Illinois University College of Business alumnus recently made his feelings very clear toward his alma mater. Xavier Mims, a 2008 management graduate from Chicago, Illinois, decided as soon as he graduated that he wanted to begin giving back to the place that gave him so much.


September 03, 2009
Saluki CEO Corps offers practical experience - Christi Mathis
Today's student at Southern Illinois University could well be the next Donald Trump or Ted Turner. An SIU registered student organization may just be the stepping-stone to make it happen. At the minimum, participation in the Saluki CEO Corps will prove to be a beneficial life experience, organizers say.


September 03, 2009
Hofer to market the Fighting Irish - Adam Casper
A recent College of Business MBA graduate has landed a wonderful opportunity at Notre Dame University. Kali Hofer, from Buckley, Illinois, will begin her work as a Sports Promotion Assistant for the Fighting Irish this August.


August 21, 2009
Dr. Gregory White retires from College of Business - Adam Casper
The College of Business will soon say goodbye to a respected colleague. Dr. Gregory White, former Management Department Chair, has retired from his duties with the College.


August 21, 2009
College of Business students return from Europe - Adam Casper
A group of students from the Southern Illinois University College of Business had the amazing opportunity to study abroad this summer in Grenoble, France from May 18 to June 25.


August 21, 2009
Marketing Department Associate Professor Leaves for Sabbatical in Europe - Adam Casper
College of Business will have two talented representatives, Dr. Suzanne Nasco and Dennis Nasco, in Grenoble, France this semester. The husband and wife team will be teaching students at the Grenoble Graduate School of Business.


August 20, 2009
Dr. Mykytyn Becomes New Management Chair - Adam Casper
On August 1st Dr. Peter Mykytyn officially became the new Chairman of the SIU Department of Management. Mykytyn replaces Dr. Gregory White, who retired this year after six years of service in the position.


August 20, 2009
College of Business eager to welcome backs its students at its 3rd Annual Welcome Event
SIU Business students will have the opportunity to meet with College faculty, staff, and registered student organization members on September 3, 2009.


June 18, 2009
Rising Star: Heather Paquette, Partner, KPMG LLP - Pamela Weinsaft
There aren't many people who can claim that they decided to pursue a career in accounting while they were inside an Italian mountain.


June 15, 2009
Business college to host high school students - Christi Mathis
The sky is the limit. That's the message for a group of minority high school students from across the country as they visit Southern Illinois University this month.


June 09, 2009
SIUC College of Business to offer online masters programs - Christi Mathis
Sure, you've always wanted to complete your master's degree in business or accounting but with a full-time job, finding the time has been difficult.


May 06, 2009
Gibson named Stuart Cameron Margaret McCleod Memorial Scholar - Adam Casper
Ashley Gibson, President for the SIU Accounting Society student chapter, is building on an already impressive streak of accomplishments by the Society...


May 06, 2009
Accounting Society receives high honors - Adam Casper
The School of Accountancy recently announced the SIU Accounting Society student chapter has been honored by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for the second consecutive year.


April 15, 2009
Gordon "Skip" Bruner II named Business' Outstanding Scholar - K.C. Jaehnig
Eight Southern Illinois University faculty members named outstanding scholars by their deans will be honored at the University's "Excellence Through Commitment" awards dinner April 21 at the Student Center.


April 03, 2009
Rehn Society dinner honors new inductees - Adam Casper
The SIU College of Business has a strong network of alumni, benefactors, and friends.


February 27, 2009
Annual Saluki Expo & Brunch - Saturday, March 7
You are invited to the Annual Saluki Expo & Brunch on Saturday, March 7, 2009. The event is co-sponsored by the College of Business and the SIU Alumni Association, and is held in conjunction with the annual Missouri Valley Conference Men's Basketball Tournament.


February 23, 2009
Business professor, alumnus speak at seminar - Christi Mathis
A faculty member and an alumnus of Southern Illinois University were the featured speakers at a recent seminar in Dwarka, New Delhi, India


February 13, 2009
MBA grad will speak to students Monday, February 16th - Adam Casper
On Monday, February 16th Victor Martin will be coming to speak to College of Business students as an Executive in Residence.


February 12, 2009
SalukiCEO Corps growing, seeking new members - Meredith Rhoads
Saluki CEO Corps is committed to finding the entrepreneurial spirit within both undergraduate and graduate students at SIU.


February 05, 2009
Swedish student builds on knowledge gained at SIU - Adam Casper
The experiences and successes at SIU, coupled with a three year education in Sweden, helped propel Emma Lundin into real world success.


February 04, 2009
SIUC and Chinese University forge coopertive bond
Scholars from the Southern Illinois University and a Chinese university will expand their knowledge of global business practices under an agreement signed by SIU officials on February 3, 2009.


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