The artwork of Spears Business student Saghar Mirtarazjani has won a spot in the Oklahoma State University 2021 Celebrating Black Lives Art Contest and will be exhibited in the Student Union Jan. 18-29.
Our Undergraduate Global Student of the Month is Vivienne Sander. A native of Wolfsburg, Germany, Vivienne is currently pursuing her undergraduate degree in Management with a minor in International Business.
An Oklahoma native, West studied anthropology and archaeology at the University of Tulsa where he earned a bachelor’s degree before taking a new direction in his career when he began working for hotels and resorts in Colorado where he discovered a passion for the hospitality industry.
Jerry Rackley, longtime marketing faculty member in OSU’s Spears School of Business, has been named assistant head and assistant professor of professional practice in the School of Marketing and International Business.
Dr. Kevin Kam Fung So joined the OSU School of Hospitality and Tourism Management as William E. Davis Professor and associate professor in hospitality and tourism management in fall 2020. A native of southern China, So enrolled at Griffith University in Queensland, Australia, in 2006 where he received a bachelor’s degree in business management majoring in hotel management, and in December 2013 was awarded a doctorate in hospitality and tourism management.
OSU School of Hospitality and Tourism Management professor Dr. Li Miao has been selected as an executive editor for the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research (JHTR) by the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE).
Oklahoma State’s Business Analytics and Data Science (BAnDS) program held its annual case competition Oct. 30. Fifteen teams of the program’s graduate students competed against each other using a case featuring an international hotel chain.
Our November Graduate Global Student of the Month is Emmanuella Takyiwah Obeng. A native of Ghana, officially the Republic of Ghana, Emmanuella is currently pursuing her Masters in Quantitative Financial Economics.
Oklahoma State University students from the Spears School of Business master’s in business analytics program scored in the top 50 of more than 500 teams competing at the Humana-Mays Healthcare Analytics Case Competition sponsored by the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University.
Oklahoma State University School of Accounting graduate Katie McKnight will talk to an OSU accounting class Monday, Nov. 16, at 4 p.m. as part of the business ethics speaker series, “Three Stories and Some Q&A” sponsored by the Center for Legal Studies and Business Ethics in the Spears School of Business and the OSU Student Center for the Public Trust.
Oklahoma State announced the addition of two new MBA concentrations in early October. Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) and Finance and Investment Banking join the 11 concentrations already in place.
Oklahoma State hosted five prestigious companies for an MBA networking event, via Zoom, on Sept 8. Recruiters from Exxon Mobil, Heartland, Hilti, ISNetworld and Sandia National Laboratories each briefly highlighted their respective companies.
Our Undergraduate Global Student of the Month is Maria Simon. Maria is from Santa Cruz, Bolivia. She is currently in the second semester of her Junior year pursuing a degree in Management with an emphasis in Human Resources and a minor in Business Sustainability.
The Tobias Leadership Center at Indiana University, the Center for Legal Studies & Business Ethics in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University and the American Business Law Journal to Cohost 2021 Symposium: Ethical Leadership and Legal Strategies for Post-2020 Organizations.
Oklahoma State University management professor Dr. Lisa Schurer Lambert has been named co-editor of the journal Organizational Research Methods and will share the position with a colleague. Lambert and her co-editor will be the first female scholars to lead the 22-year-old journal published on behalf of the Academy of Management.
Spears Business will host several tribal education programs in 2020-2021, including the Intermediate Tribal Finance and Accounting Certificate program this fall and the Online Introductory Tribal Finance and Accounting Certificate program next spring.
Ginger Kollmann, who earned OSU degrees in both Management Information Systems (MIS) and Management, has taken over as JPMorgan Chase’s top executive in Oklahoma. With 300 employees and 27 branches, JPMorgan Chase has 900,000 customers and clients across the state.
Spears Business and Plataforma in Peru have formed a partnership that will enable OSU students and faculty to work with business owners in native communities in Peru and to connect them with Native American tribes in Oklahoma.
A group of beer industry professionals convened at Oklahoma State University this spring to judge submissions to the inaugural Oklahoma Craft Beer Awards competition sponsored by OSU’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.