Adkerson School of Accountancy Receives Five-Year Extension for AACSB Accreditation!
The Richard C. Adkerson School of Accountancy is proud to announce that its AACSB Accreditation has been extended for the next five years! Founded in 1916, AACSB is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business schools.
Painting with a Purpose
Anna Davis, an 11-year-old who just finished fifth grade at Overstreet Elementary in Starkville, presents her painting of McCool Hall to MSU College of Business Dean Sharon Oswald and Department of Finance and Economics Department Head Michael Highfield. The painting will hang in the Department of Finance and Economics' re-modeled offices in McCool Hall. Davis worked on the painting every Thursday afternoon for approximately three months. She has been interested in painting since she was two years old and hopes to study art at MSU, including classes in McCool Hall that will help her learn the business side of selling her artwork.
COB Students Take Home First Place at 2017 AIG University Innovation Challenge!
Congratulations to MSU College of Business students Anna Barker, Allen Coe and Hassan Tariq, as they won first place at the 2017 AIG University Innovation Challenge in Houston, TX on April 21! During the competition, teams present to AIG judges their most creative concepts and business models to reduce business risk and improve operations using technology. The team from Mississippi State University's idea will use technology to help reduce the risk of fire-related disasters by leveraging data.
National Science Foundation Grant Will Fund MSU I-Corps Site
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the MSU Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach (CEO) will be able to help the university broaden the economic reach of its research and innovation. Housed in the the College of Business, the CEO will serve as an NSF I-Corps site, providing infrastructure, advice, resources, networking opportunities, training and modest funding to enable groups to transition their work into the marketplace or into becoming I-Corps Team applications.
Congressman Gregg Harper Visits MSU Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach
Mississippi's 3rd District Congressman Gregg Harper recently stopped by the Center for Entrepreneurship and Outreach recently to tour the facility and meet one of our student startups, World Vue, to discuss how their product can help visually impaired students navigate college campuses.