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Saturday, February 15, 2014,
9 a.m. - 12 p.m..
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Special International Lecture
Dr. Suk Hi Kim,
Professor of Finance, presented a special lecture entitled "North Korea: A Wildcard in US - Northeast Asian Relations?" to the University community last semester. In addition to serving as Professor and Discipline Coordinator for Finance, Dr. Kim is the founder of the Institute for North Korean Studies (INKS) and founder and former editor of the North Korean Review. He is a widely published scholar on North Korea as well as an expert in Finance. His most recent books are Corporate Financial Management, 2nd edition, and The Survival of North Korea.
Fall 2012 Alumni Newsletter
CBA inducts four new members into Hall of Honor: The College of Business Administration inducted the fifth class into its Hall of Honor in October. Find out about inductees Armando R. Cavazos '74, Joyce Hayes Giles '78, Patricia Hurston '83 and Joseph M. Walsh '69, '71. Read Read More >>
"In the Know" Newsletter:
As a Catholic institution founded by Jesuit priests and the Sisters of Mercy, we place a strong emphasis on business ethics and social responsibility at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College of Business Administration participates in the Principles for Responsible Management Education (click here to read our PRME update) and is the only private business program in Michigan to be accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), which places us in the top 5 percent of business schools worldwide.
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- International students--find additional information here.
Alumni Week Keynote Event Tuesday, March 18
Alumni Week will take place during the week of March 17 – 22, with alumni and alumnae guest lecturers in many business classes. The keynote event will be a panel discussion on the future of our city, Detroit: Beyond Bankruptcy. The panel consists of three distinguished alums: Ms. Louise Guyton, ’86, Trevor Pawl, MBA ’11, and Emily Doerr, MBA ’12. Join us at 1:00pm on March 18 in the Fountain Lounge! Read more here.
New! Commerce Scholarship for Business Majors!
The College of Business Administration is pleased to announce a new scholarship for outstanding freshmen enrolling as business majors. The Commerce Scholarship is a renewable award of $25,000 for freshmen entering the business program from high school with a minimum composite score of 30 on the ACT (or 1340 on the SAT), a minimum grade-point average of 3.5, and evidence of significant community involvement or leadership. A resume is required and an on-campus interview is strongly recommended. For additional information on scholarships and financial aid, click here.
MBA Ranked in Top 30 Worldwide
After reviewing MBA programs in 17 countries around the globe, Corporate Knights magazine has ranked our MBA program among the top 30 in the world for its emphasis on sustainability. The rankings were based on institutional support, including faculty research, student initiatives, and academic coursework. For more details, see the news release.
Welcome, Evan Peterson!
The College of Business Administration is pleased to welcome Mr. Evan Peterson to our full-time faculty. Mr. Peterson earned his MBA and JD from the University of Detroit Mercy, and has practiced law in Michigan and Florida. He has taught business law to MBA and undergraduate students at the College on a part-time basis since 2009. In addition, he has published several scholarly articles in professional journals, including his most recent article, “Compliance and Ethics Programs: Competitive Advantage Through the Law” in the Journal of Management and Governance in November 2013.
Welcome, Yuping Yang!
The College of Business Administration is pleased to welcome Ms. Yuping Yang as our International Student Counselor. Originally from China, Ms. Yang earned a Master's degree in education at Michigan State University. You can visit her office in CF 123.
Graduate Business Scholarships!
Applicants to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program or any of our graduate certificate programs who score 600 or higher on the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) are eligible for a 50% reduction in tuition. For more information, please contact Ms. Carrol Reaser-Parris ( firstname.lastname@example.org; 993-1203) or Dr. Gregory Ulferts (email@example.com; 993-1219).
Business Turnaround Management Certificate Program now Online!
Our unique, 5-course graduate certificate program in Business Turnaround Managementis now being offered online, so you can enroll without the need to travel to campus. Contact Carrol Parris, Student Services Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
The BTM certificate, the Forensic Accounting certificate, the Finance certificate, and the graduate certificate in Ethical Leadership and Change Management are classified as gainful employment programs by the U.S. Department of Education; students enrolled in these programs are eligible for federal financial aid.
Alumni/Alumnae: Did you know you can
Audit Courses without Paying Tuition?
Alumni/alumnae may audit classes at or below the level of the degree awarded to them by the University (bachelor's, master's or doctorate). Registration and course fees apply, but the tuition is waived; no course credit is awarded. The class schedule is found here. Alumni audit requests are coordinated through the academic advisors in each college. To inquire about auditing a class, send your request to Dr. Leonard Kloft, Assistant Dean, 313-993-1118 or email@example.com .
Free Income Tax Assistance
Our Accounting majors will once again provide free income tax assistance to qualified households through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. The students and faculty participating in this program have passed rigorous IRS training to qualify as tax preparers. Tax services conducted last year saved neighborhood residents an estimated $5,700 in tax preparation fees.
Giving to the College of Business Administration
Your tax-deductible donation to the College of Business Administration to help fund scholarships, research, recruiting and other essential activities can be made online at our secure donation site; please be sure to designate your donation for the College of Business Administration. Alternatively, you can contact Interim Executive Director of Major Gifts, Ken Kuna, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (313) 993-1232.Thank you for supporting the College of Business Administration!