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3rd Annual MSU Invest in Innovation

  • College of Business MBA program is listed among Top 100 Graduate Business Programs in latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings

  • The 2014 MBA Case Team

    2014 MBA Case Team (L-R): Amber Burton, Kim Pettit, Brian Greco, and Bhanupriya Shanmugam.

  • Dr. Claudia Williamson

    Dr. Claudia Williamson, assistant professor of economics

  • Dr. Craig Orgeron

    Dr. Craig Orgeron, 1989 BIS Graduate

  • Spencer Pipitone, 2014 Swayze Schol

    Spencer Pipitone, 2014 Swayze Scholar

  • Chris Anderson

    Chris Anderson, College of Business Alumnus and CEO of Baptist Health Systems

  • 3rd Annual MSU Invest in Innovation "I-3" Day on Friday, April 25, 2014

    The Office of Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer would like to invite you to the 3rd Annual MSU Invest in Innovation "I-3" Day on Friday, April 25, 2014 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the Hunter Henry Center on campus. The I-3 Day Conference will conclude the events of MSU's Entrepreneurship Week, which takes place April 21-25. Among the Entrepreneurship Week sponsors are the MSU's College of Business and Bagley College of Engineering. For more information regarding Entrepreneurship Week and I-3 Day, visit www.ecenter.msstate.edu. MSU's College of Business--oldest in the state and among the oldest in the South--has a long history of bringing successful entrepreneurs to campus to share their experiences with students, faculty and all other interested members of the local and area communities. Learn More

  • College of Business MBA program is listed among Top 100 Graduate Business Programs in latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings

    Congratulations to Mississippi State's Master of Business Administration programs, both on-campus and online, as they are listed among the Top 100 Graduate Business Programs in this year's U.S. News & World Report rankings! The MBA ranking was out of a field of 453 public and private institutions nationwide. Among the criteria for USN & WR rankings were GMAT scores, undergraduate GPAs and acceptance rates. Learn More

  • MBA Students Compete at SEC MBA Case Competition

    Mississippi State's MBA Case Team competed at the second annual SEC MBA Case Study Competition held at the University of Alabama's campus April 3-5. All 14 SEC schools sent a four-member MBA student team to compete, and each of the teams were given the same case that presented a current, real-world problem facing the banking industry. The competition was sponsored by Regions Bank, which presented the case for student teams to analyze. Regions also provided company leaders and experts to serve as judges for the competition. Congratulations to Misssissippi State MBA Case Team member Bhanupriya Shanmugam for placing in the Best Q&A category as part of the individual competition! Learn More

  • Williamson Appointed to Mississippi Advisory Committee for U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

    Congratulations to College of Business assistant professor of economics Dr. Claudia Williamson on her recent appointment to the Mississippi Advisory Committee for the United States Commission on Civil Rights. Created by the Civil Rights Act of 1957, The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is historically a bipartisan, independent commission of the U.S. federal government that is charged with the responsibility for investigating, reporting on and making recommendations concerning civil rights issues that face our nation. The Commission maintains 51 State Advisory Committees (SACs), one for each state and the District of Columbia. Each is composed of citizen volunteers familiar with local and state civil rights issues. The members assist the Commission with its fact-finding, investigative, and information dissemination functions. The Commission seeks to ensure that advisory committees are broadly diverse and represent a variety of backgrounds, skills, experiences and perspectives. This diversity promotes vigorous debate and full exploration of the issues. All appointments are made in a non-discriminatory manner. Williamson's prestigious appointment as a state advisory committee member is a two-year term of service.Learn More

  • College of Business Graduate Recently Elected President of NASCIO

    Dr. Craig Orgeron, executive director of the Mississippi Department of Information Technology Services and 1989 Mississippi State College of Business graduate, was recently elected by the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) to serve as president for the 2013-14 program years. He has served on the association's executive committee since 2011 and in a national capacity as vice-president and treasurer. Orgeron began his career as a communications-computer systems officer un the United States Air Force, and now has more than than 24 years of information technology experience in the private sector and the federal and state level of the public sector. The Clarion Ledger recently spoke with Orgeron regarding Mississippi's E-Government program, which has helped save nearly $1 million each year in infrastructure, payment processing and website maintenance since its founding in 2011.Learn More

  • MSU Finance Student Recognized by MYB Association as 2014 Swayze Scholar

    Congratulations to Spencer Pipitone, senior finance major from Brandon, Miss., who was recently named the winner of 2014 Swayze Scholar Award! The Orrin Swayze, Jr. Scholastic Awards are presented each year to the top banking and finance students in Mississippi and carry on the tradition of banking excellence that was started by Orrin H. Swayze Jr., a widely-respected Mississippi banker who served as a senior officer for Trustmark until his retirement in 1967. This year two out of the five finalists chosen to attend the convention were from Mississippi State University. The five finalists completed several face-to-face interviews with the MYB Scholarship Committee and participated in convention sessions during the four-day conference. The title of top banking and finance student in Mississippi has been awarded to an MSU student six out of the last seven years! Learn More

  • College of Business Graduate Named CEO of Baptist Health Systems

    Chris Anderson, MSU College of Business graduate and certified public accountant, is the new CEO of Baptist Health Systems. Baptist is the parent company of Baptist Medical Center, Baptist Medical Center Leake in Carthage, The Mississippi Hospital for Restorative Care and a number of related health care services and programs. The company has approximately 3,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 500. Anderson, who has served the past 16 years as as CEO of Singing River Health System in Pascagoula, Miss., began his career in the health care industry at KPMG Peat Marwick in Jackson, where he worked with many large hospitals in the state. He was appointed by Gov. Haley Barbour to serve on the Governor's Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal, in 2005 following Hurricane Katrina, chairing the commission's Health and Human Services Committee. In 2006, Anderson co-chaired the Governor's Information Technology Task Force, leading to the development of the Mississippi Coastal Health Information Exchange. He achieved Fellow status in the American College of Healthcare Executives. In 2007, The Journal of South Mississippi Business and The Sun Herald named Anderson one of the Top 10 Business Leaders on the Mississippi Gulf Coast.Learn More

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News in the College of Business

  • 5-1-14 - College of Business Faculty Retirement Reception - Thursday, May 1, 2014 more >
  • 4-25-14 - MSU I-3 Day - Investing in Innovation - Friday, April 25, 2014 more >
  • 4-24-14 - Accounting Advisory Board Meeting
  • 4-17-14 - Dr. Kathleen Thomas Awarded $15,000 Grant from National Endowment for the Arts to Conduct Research Study more >
  • 4-14-14 - News from the MSU Career Center- Employers on Campus April 14-30, 2014 more >
  • 4-14-14 - #HailStateDay - Monday, April 14, 2014 more >
  • 4-12-14 - Super Bulldog Weekend - College of Business Breakfast, April 12, 2014 more >
  • 4-11-14 - Marketing Advisory Board Meeting
  • 4-11-14 - Super Bulldog Weekend - April 11-13, 2014
  • 4-10-14 - Dr. Robert Moore Selected as Recipient of 2014 Alumni Association Graduate Teaching Excellence Award more >
  • 4-10-14 - Dr. Meghan Millea Receives 2014 Grisham Master Teaching Award more >
  • 4-10-14 - Highfield Elected as Vice Program Chair of the American Real Estate Society more >
  • 4-9-14 - Opportunity to Manage a $500,000 Stock Portfolio for the TVA - Deadline April 17 more >
  • 4-6-14 - MBA Students Compete at SEC MBA Case Competition more >
  • 3-28-14 - Magnolia Finance Conference - Friday, March 28, 2014 more >
  • 3-28-14 - Executive Advisory Board Meeting
  • 3-27-14 - Leo W. Seal, Jr. Distinguished Speaker Series- Barefoot Wine Founders more >
  • 3-26-14 - I-Day Career Fair- Wednesday, March 26, 2014 more >
  • 3-25-14 - MSU's College of Business MBA program is listed among Top 100 Graduate Business Programs in latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings more >
  • 3-25-14 - 27th Annual MSU Insurance Day - March 25-26, 2014 more >
  • 3-21-14 - Society for Human Resource Management - Friday, March 21, 2014 more >
  • 3-20-14 - WCBI News Feature Story: "Mocktails" Event Teaches Students Professional Networking Skills more >
  • 3-19-14 - Dean Sharon Oswald and Director of Outreach Jeffrey Rupp featured on WCBI to Discuss March 27 Speaker Series more >
  • 3-19-14 - Career Chats and "Mocktails" - March 19-20, 2014 more >
  • 3-11-14 - Learn How MSU's Small Business Development Center is Providing Services and Support for Small Businesses in Starkville more >
  • 3-5-14 - Leo W. Seal, Jr. Distinguished Speaker Series - George Bryan more >
  • 2-21-14 - FREE - 2014 Bloomberg Aptitude Testing (BAT) in McCool Hall 1:00-3:00 pm more >
  • 2-17-14 - MSU Entrepreneur Student and Google Beta Product Tester Featured on WCBI News more >
  • 2-15-14 - College of Business Academic Insight Event more >
  • 2-14-14 - 2014 Mid-South Accounting Doctoral Research Consortium - 9:30 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. more >
  • 2-7-14 - Visit from Larry Favreau, 2014 College of Business Alumnus of the Year more >
  • 2-5-14 - Career Days - Engineering and Technical Career Fair - Feb. 5 more >
  • 2-4-14 - Career Days - Business and Non-Technical Career Fair - Feb. 4 more >
  • 2-3-14 - Dr. Tom Miller Shares His Expert Opinion for Investing Wisely on WalletHub.com more >
  • 2-3-14 - MBA Employer Panel (all Business undergrads and graduate students welcome) more >
  • 1-28-14 - Dr. Mike Highfield Weighs in on the Importance of the Mortgage Preapproval Process When House Hunting more >
  • 1-21-14 - Last Day to Register or Add a Course (6th Class Day)
  • 1-20-14 - Holiday - Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday Observed
  • 1-17-14 - Last Day to Drop a Course Without a Grade (5th Class Day)
  • 1-16-14 - Crossler Earns International Honor Through Information Technology Research more >
  • 1-13-14 - First Day of Classes- Spring 2014 Semester
  • 1-8-14 - Dr. Kathleen Thomas Examines the Constitution of Arts-Rich Schools more >
  • 12-13-13 - Graduation Reception
  • 12-5-13 - Annual Christmas Luncheon more >
  • 11-16-13 - College of Business Tailgate - MSU vs. Alabama more >
  • 11-15-13 - BIS 50th Anniversary more >
  • 11-15-13 - College of Business Alumni Fellow more >
  • 11-13-13 - Jeff Adkerson Gives Insight into Becoming a Successful PGA Professional on PGAmagazine.com more >
  • 11-12-13 - Dr. Jacqueline Garner Weighs in on Recent Twitter IPO on WalletHub.com more >
  • 10-11-13 - Jack R. Lee Chair of Financial Institutions and Consumer Finance speaker series more >

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