Share Tweet Share Email
Tag: College of Business
NIU CAUSE, the university’s student organization in the social entrepreneurship space, has been named the Entrepreneurship Club of the Year in the state of Illinois.  CAUSE student leadership accepted the award on Friday, April 20, in Chicago during the EntrepreneurshipU Awards ceremony hosted by Future Founders, a nonprofit that inspires youth to create employment opportunities for...
When most toddlers are learning to walk, Adam Rawski was taking on the greatest challenge of his life. The 18-month-old had been diagnosed with retinoblastoma, an extremely rare form of childhood eye cancer with a 13 percent survival rate. Rawski somehow beat those steep odds – “I kind of slipped through the cracks,” he says,...
Officials with Crane Composites, the world’s leading provider of reinforced composite materials for the building and transportation markets, visited NIU on Thursday, April 5, to meet some of the students who have benefited from Crane scholarships. Crane Composites has offered 60 scholarships to students since 2010 in the College of Business and the College of...
James E. Thompson (pictured on left), a longtime supporter of NIU, has renewed the James E. Thompson Professorship in Marketing for three more academic years. Thompson, a 1967 marketing alumnus, who served as executive vice president and managing director of the Leo Burnett Company, established the professorship in 2014 for a three-year term. It was...
Associate Professor Mahesh Subramony is all business when it comes to student engagement. That’s why his colleagues from the College of Business’ Department of Management nominated him to be recognized as an engaged learning exemplar for his outstanding commitment to engaged learning, teaching and scholarship. “Engaged learning allows students to fully participate in their education process. When...
NIU is pleased to announce a major gift from longtime supporters Dennis (’77, B.S., management) and Stacey Barsema to establish the Barsema Professorship in Social Entrepreneurship. The professorship, created by the Barsemas, will assist the NIU Department of Management to recruit and retain excellent faculty and enrich the social entrepreneurship culture. “Solving social issues such...
NIU alumnus Justin Whiting is helping to shape the future of additive manufacturing, working for the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to develop and evaluate measurement science in this new and booming field. In August, Whiting presented at a national conference for modeling powder dynamics in metal additive manufacturing. “Powders can be very...
NIU will confer an honorary doctorate degree this fall to Vullnet Ameti, a man who demonstrated his belief in education as a human right by helping to establish the only Albanian university in Macedonia. The rector of the University of Tetovo (UT) will receive his distinction during the Graduate School commencement, scheduled for 2 p.m....
Assistant Professor Brian McCormick, Department of Management, and his co-authors recently received the 2017 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research. Their article, “My family made me do it: A cross-domain, self-regulatory perspective on antecedents to abusive supervision,” was published in 2016 in the Academy of Management Journal. Named in honor of Rosabeth Moss Kanter,...
Leaders in Ethics and Academic Discipline (LEAD) and Jobs PLUS have agreed to a partnership that will feature the first peer-to-peer Jobs PLUS event and culminate in the 2018 NIU Ethics Case Competition. On Thursday, Oct. 5, students in LEAD will facilitate a Jobs PLUS event at 5:30 p.m. in the Stevenson Towers Multipurpose Room...
NIU’s Department of Accountancy is pleased to announce the launch of a new Master of Accountancy (M.A.C.) program geared toward professionals with an undergraduate degree in a field other than accounting. The convenient Naperville location and evening course offerings allow students to continue their education while balancing work and family commitments. The M.A.C. courses, taught...
Michael Roper (’86), will be the featured boss on an episode of CBS’s hit series Undercover Boss! The episode will air on Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. EST.  Recipient of a degree in business administration, Michael Roper is president and CEO of Taco Bueno, a high-quality Tex-Mex chain with more than 175 restaurants, founded...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 21