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College of Business Executive Advisory Board Member Named CEO of UPS
Congratulations to David Abney, Executive Advisory Board member and supporter of the College of Business, as he was named CEO of United Parcel Service (UPS), the world's largest package-delivery company. Abney began his career at UPS 40 years ago as a part-time package loader, before working his way up to Chief Operating Officer. He will take over as CEO effective Sept. 1, 2014. Abney spoke to the College of Business in 2013 as part of our Leo W. Seal, Jr. Distinguished Speaker Series.
College of Business Distance MBA program ranked #16 among Best Online Programs for Veterans -- U.S. News & World Report
Congratulations to Mississippi State's Distance MBA program, which is ranked #16 for Best Online Graduate Business Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report! To ensure academic quality, all schools included in these rankings first had to be numerically ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2014 Best Online Programs rankings.
Cadence Bank Generously Supports Mississippi State University
Mississippi State recently received a charitable contribution from Cadence Bank in support of the MSU Promise Program, as well as the Department of Finance and Economics in the MSU College of Business, with a multi-year pledge of $150,000 for student scholarships and faculty support, two major university initiatives. By making this gift through MSU's Infinite Impact capital campaign, Cadence seeks to make college accessible for those who need tuition assistance, while also upholding excellence in higher education at the state's premier research university.
MSU's Spring 2014 Graduate Students in MPA and MTX at 100% Job Placement
Mississippi State's College of Business is proud to announce that 100 PERCENT of our graduate students, receiving their Masters of Professional Accountancy or Masters of Taxation degrees in May 2014, have already accepted job offers prior to graduation! Congratulations and good luck to each of you!
Millea Named 2014 John Grisham Master Teacher
Congratulations to Dr. Meghan Millea, College of Business professor of finance and economics, on being named the 2014 John Grisham Master Teacher! Recognizing teaching excellence since 1993, the John Grisham Master Teacher Awards program is made possible by a gift from the best-selling author and and MSU accounting alumnus for whom it is named. Millea was honored as the recipient of this prestigious award during MSU's faculty awards and recognition reception on Thursday, May 1, 2014.
Former MSU Professor and WWII Veteran Makes Footprint in Computing at MSU
Dr. Charles Moore, founder of Mississippi State's Business Information Systems program and World War II veteran, shares his incredible memories regarding the history of our nation as well as the first information systems program in a recent edition of the Starkville Daily News.
News in the College of Business
- 10-17-14 - MBA Advisory Board Meeting more >
- 10-10-14 - Leo W. Seal, Jr. Distinguished Speaker Series - Tommy Nusz
- 10-3-14 - Executive Advisory Board Meeting more >
- 8-22-14 - Welcome Back Party more >
- 8-22-14 - Fall Faculty Meeting more >
- 7-17-14 - Meagan Shurden Offers Advice to Rising Seniors Preparing for College on WCBI' Mid-Morning with Aundrea more >
- 7-10-14 - Harrington Named New MSU College of Business Fundraiser more >
- 6-27-14 - Dr. Tom Miller Shares His Opinion on Why Some Americans May Choose to be "Unbanked" more >