College of Business Receives Game Ball Honoring Centennial Anniversary
Following a special centennial tribute video shown on the jumbotron during Saturday's football game against Alabama, the College of Business received the game ball in recognition of its 100th anniversary at MSU. Accepting the game ball were four members of the College’s Executive Advisory Board—as well as Dean Sharon Oswald and Dr. Melissa Moore, Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Centennial Celebration. The College of Business capped off an event-filled weekend with a Centennial Celebration tailgate in The Junction three hours prior to the game.
College of Business Names 2015 Alumni Fellow
Kenneth B. “Ken” Robinson was recently selected as 2015 Alumni Fellow for the College of Business. Robinson currently serves as vice president of global diversity and inclusion for Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble Co., where he leads its global audit, enterprise risk and compliance efforts. He is a 1977 finance graduate and currently serves on the COB Executive Advisory Board. Robinson was recognized at the MSU Alumni Fellows Awards Banquet on Friday, October 23, 2015.
Dr. Merrill Warkentin Awarded for Outstanding Leadership at the 2015 DeWald Roode Information Security Workshop!
Congratulations to Dr. Merrill Warkentin, Professor of Information Systems and Drew Allen Endowed Fellow, as he was the recipient of the Outstanding Leadership Award during the 2015 Dewald Roode Information Security Workshop, hosted this year by the University of Delaware. Warketin is the founder of the annual workshop and chair of its associated IFIP Information Systems Security working group.
The College of Business Centennial Celebration Site is Here!
Our 100th Anniversary Celebration site is now LIVE, providing you with access to all things Centennial! On wemeanbusiness.msstate.edu, you will find historical photos, centennial videos, event information, limited edition merchandise, a place to share YOUR stories and photos with us, as well as vote for the Top 100 College of Business Alumni! We will be updating this site throughout 2015, so be sure to check back often for the latest COB Centennial news and information!
COB Student Represents MSU at Beijing Student Exchange Conference
Feifei Zeng, an international student majoring in international business, supply chain management and Spanish, will join other delegates selected for the Initiating Mutual Understanding through Student Exchange (IMUSE) conference in Beijing. Founded in 2008 by Harvard, Peking and Tsinghua universities, IMUSE is a non-profit organization that brings together promising university students from the U.S. and China to facilitate mutual curiosity, respect and understanding through cross-cultural communication and friendship.
Startup founded by Mississippi State students gets $100,000 boost!
CampusKnot, a startup business created by a team of students at Mississippi State, is getting a $100k investment from a private investor, bringing its value to $1 million! CampusKnot is a free social media website with about 150 current users. It connects students to MSU academic and campus-life resources.
COB Centennial Merchandise Available at Barnes & Noble on Campus and Online!
Show the world that YOU Mean Business with our new College of Business Centennial branded merchandise, available for purchase at Barnes & Noble on campus and online! COB Centennial glassware, tumblers, mugs, decals, paperweights, ornaments, and shirts are all limited edition, so get them while they last! These make great gifts for graduation or the holidays! Stop by Barnes & Noble and help us celebrate 100 years of today!