Dress Your Best
Don't know what to wear to Career Days or to interviews? Be sure to join us for a fun-filled event that will help you prepare! The annual Dress Your Best event is this Thursday, September 11 at 4 p.m. in the Union Foster Ballroom. Student leaders and athletes will join Fashion Board models on the runway, wearing examples of appropriate professional and business casual attire. Belk, TJ Maxx, and Revolution Street are providing the outfits this year, and Trey Templeton from George Sherman Clothiers is returning for the Tie-Tying Contest.
BancorpSouth Generously Supports the College of Business
The College of Business recently received a charitable gift from BancorpSouth to further enhance the BancorpSouth Professorship as well as the BancorpSouth classroom, located in McCool Hall. Presenting a check to Dean Sharon Oswald and Finance and Economics Department Head Mike Highfield are members of BancorpSouth's Starkville leadership team (l-r)- Loren Bell, John Rigdon and Jamie Hunt.
BREAKING NEWS- MSU's Entrepreneurship Program is now a part of the College of Business!
The MSU Entrepreneurship Program is now officially a part of the College of Business! This allows the program to focus its mission on student/faculty start-ups as well as open doors to new opportunities to further joint collaboration across campus. This fall, the COB will begin renovations to a large space on the 1st floor of McCool Hall to house the state-of-the-art MSU Entrepreneurship Center.
We Want To Hear From YOU!
Tell us what you've been up to since graduation - any new business ventures, promotions, honors or awards, recent appointments received, family news, etc. Please send us your news, along with your graduation year and degree information to firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line: "Alumni News." Your news could be published in the next issue of Dividends Magazine, set to release mid-Fall 2014. Photos of you and your family are welcome too! Your news is important to us, and strong alumni participation leads to better networking opportunities for all!
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.
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 - Mississippi Society of Certified Public Accountants- North Central Chapter Meeting more >
- 10-3-14 - Executive Advisory Board Meeting more >
- 8-30-14 - College of Business Tailgate - MSU vs Southern Miss more >
- 8-27-14 - College of Business Teaming Up With Gov. Bryant, MEC, and Other MS Public Universities for Social Business Challenge more >
- 8-27-14 - Adkerson School of Accountancy Career Fair - Hunter Henry Center Ballroom more >
- 8-22-14 - Welcome Back Party more >