• Horne, LLP Generously Supports the Adkerson School of Accountancy

    (L-R) Director of the Adkerson School of Accountancy Dr. Shawn Mauldin receives a charitable gift from Horne, LLP, presented by Mr. John D. Scott.

  • College of Business' Carol Young Honored Among Winners of the 2016 Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards!

    Carol Young, office associate for the COB's finance & economics department, named one of 12 Zacharias Distinguished Staff Award winners for 2016.

  • May 2016 Dividends Show Now Available for Viewing!
  • MSU VBOC's Pornovets Recognized as Mississippi's Small Business Person of the Year by U.S. SBA
  • COB Student Elizabeth Modzeleski Selected as Inaugural Recipient of Jack R. Lee Award
  • MSU's E-Center Dedication Opens Doors To Student-Driven, Innovative Businesses

    (l-r) Eric Hill, director of entrepreneurship; Jeffrey Rupp, director of outreach; Sharon Oswald, dean of College of Business; and MSU President Mark E. Keenum officially open doors of MSU's E-Center.

  • Marketing Doctoral Student Selected as MSU's Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year!

    2016 Donald Zacharias Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year Alex Krallman at the GSA Award Banquet with Dr. Jason Lueg (left) and Dr. Nicole Ponder (right).

  • Horne, LLP Generously Supports the Adkerson School of Accountancy

    The College of Business' Adkerson School of Accountancy recently received a $75,000 charitable contribution from Horne, LLP, a three-year pledge to support three areas of focus: undergraduate scholarships, graduate scholarships and the newly-created Horne Strategic Initiative Fund, which will provide a source of flexible funding for high impact programs and needs of the nationally ranked Adkerson School of Accountancy. Learn More

  • College of Business' Carol Young Honored Among Winners of the 2016 Zacharias Distinguished Staff Awards!

    Congratulations to Finance and Economics staff member Carol Young, who was named a winner of the 2016 Zacharias Distinguished Staff Award during MSU's Staff Appreciation Day today! To be eligible for this prestigious honor, staff members must exemplify professionalism and dedication to MSU by performing beyond the call of duty to improve service, quality, and image of the department/unit; serve as a positive role model for other faculty, staff, and/or students; demonstrate outstanding accomplishments of significance based on initiative, cooperation, and ability to perform a job successfully; demonstrate a high degree of competence and expertise; and work beyond the boundaries of the job by participating in university or community service projects.Learn More

  • May 2016 Dividends Show Now Available for Viewing!

    Check out this month's Dividends Show, featuring two of our student entrepreneurs here at Mississippi State! Host Jeffrey Rupp interviews Nate Baker, a junior College of Business student and President of the MSU E-Club, who shares with us how he first became involved with the Center for Entrepreneurship & Outreach during his freshman year, and the opportunities that the E-Center and E-Club have to offer for MSU students. We also speak with Anna Barker, a senior College of Business student and entrepreneur. Anna discusses her start-up, BioProvision LLC -- a company that is creating an environmentally-friendly fire suppression system, which would protect residential homes from burning in the event of a wildfire!Learn More

  • MSU VBOC's Pornovets Recognized as Mississippi's Small Business Person of the Year by U.S. SBA

    Mike Pornovets, a U.S. Navy veteran who served three tours in Afghanistan and another in Iraq returned home to Gulfport five years ago to start his now thriving retail business, Everything Kayak. Also a counselor for Mississippi State’s Veterans Business Outreach Center, Pornovets recently has been honored by the Small Business Administration as Mississippi’s 2016 Small Business Person of the Year. Pornovets started working last August as a part-time counselor with MSU’s VBOC—which advises military veterans and spouses who are aspiring entrepreneurs on how to start and maintain their businesses. One of only 15 VBOC’s in the nation, MSU’s program serves Mississippi, Alabama, Louisiana and Tennessee. The center is a partnership between MSU’s College of Business and the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery Center for America’s Veterans.Learn More

  • COB Student Elizabeth Modzeleski Selected as Inaugural Recipient of Jack R. Lee Award

    Congratulations to Elizabeth K. Modzeleski, a senior business administration major from Roswell, GA, as she was selected as the inaugural recipient of The Jack R. Lee Award for the best student paper written for FIN 4743, Consumer Finance. Professor Tom Miller and Wilma Peterson from the Department of Finance and Economics presented Elizabeth with a commemorative plaque and a check to honor her achievement. Her paper, entitled, “The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and its Effect on the Payday Loan Market,” discussed recent articles that debate opposing viewpoints on the appropriateness of federal regulation in this loan market.Learn More

  • MSU's E-Center Dedication Opens Doors To Student-Driven, Innovative Businesses

    The College of Business welcomed a large crowd that included business leaders, alumni, donors and entrepreneurs to the McCool Hall atrium Tuesday, April 19, for a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Center for Entrepreneurship & Outreach. Speakers throughout the ceremony told the story of how the idea for an E-Center grew from a small space in the Thad Cochran Research, Technology and Economic Development Park to the 2,000 square-foot hub it is today. The ceremony also honored Gerald Nelson, the first director for MSU’s entrepreneurship program who retired in 2013.Learn More

  • Marketing Doctoral Student Selected as MSU's Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year!

    Congratulations to business administration/marketing doctoral student Alex Krallman, who was named Mississippi State’s 2016 Donald Zacharias Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year by the MSU Graduate Student Association. She was honored formally at the recent 14th annual Graduate Student Association Awards Banquet, they are among more than 30 cited for various personal accomplishments during the 2015-16 school year. The GSA and the Office of the Graduate School co-sponsored the event. Alex was selected among a total of nine nominees from colleges and departments across campus for this prestigious honor. Learn More

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  • 5-6-16 - COB Student Elizabeth Modzeleski Named Recipient of Jack R. Lee Award more >
  • 5-3-16 - MSU VBOC's Pornovets Recognized as Mississippi's Small Business Person of the Year by U.S. SBA more >
  • 4-18-16 - MSU Entrepreneurship Students Working to Protect Homes from Wildfire Damage (Video) more >

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