Distance MBA program once again ranked #16 among Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans by U.S. News
Congratulations to Mississippi State's Distance MBA program, as it is ranked #16 for the second consecutive year in U.S. News & World Report's list of Best Online MBA Programs for Veterans! Additionally, the Distance M.S. in Information Systems program is ranked #33 for Best Online Graduate Business Programs for Veterans (excluding MBA) by U.S. News! To ensure academic quality, all schools included in these rankings first had to be numerically ranked in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Online Programs rankings.
Five COB Students Selected as 2015 Spirit of State Award Recipients
More than 30 Mississippi State students were recognized on Friday, April 17 as 2015 Spirit of State Award recipients-- the university's premier student recognition for exceptional personal contributions to campus life. Of the 33 MSU students awarded this year, five represent the College of Business. Congratulations to our Spirit of State winners, Tyrus Hill, Emma Sweat, Alexis "Lexi" Waarich, Brett Harris and Roderick Erby!
The College of Business Centennial Celebration Site is Here!
Our 100th Anniversary Celebration site is now LIVE, providing you with access to all things Centennial! On wemeanbusiness.msstate.edu, you will find historical photos, centennial videos, event information, limited edition merchandise, a place to share YOUR stories and photos with us, as well as vote for the Top 100 College of Business Alumni! We will be updating this site throughout 2015, so be sure to check back often for the latest COB Centennial news and information!
MSU and TAMU Receive a Major Grant to Foster Entrepreneurship in Rural Areas
Mississippi State University and Texas A&M University are receiving a $200,000 grant from The Blackstone Charitable Foundation to foster entrepreneurship in rural areas. The two land-grant institutions will jointly launch the pilot MaroonX Accelerator Program seeking ultimately to increase the success rate of entrepreneurs by offering concentrated support with mentorship and financial investment over a 10-week summer period. The MSU-TAMU collaboration was one of 20 projects chosen from more than 550 non-profit applicants around the globe.
COB Professor Crossler's "PrivacyHelper" iPhone App Now Available for Download in App Store
A new app developed by COB assistant professor Dr. Rob Crossler, along with France Bélanger of Virginia Tech University, is helping iPhone users make knowledgeable choices about their privacy settings. The "PrivacyHelper" app, available on Apple's App Store, is designed to give users information about various privacy options and even uses audio directions to walk them through changing the settings if they desire. Crossler said it's not an app for everyday use, but those who use it even once may gain increased peace of mind about how and when their personal information is being shared.
College of Business MBA Program Among Nation'a Top Graduate Business Programs in latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Congratulations to Mississippi State University's Master of Business Administration program, as they are ranked No. 95 in the nation according to the latest U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Business School rankings!