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OSU students impress at Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup

OSU students impress at Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup

Oklahoma State University’s award-winning entrepreneurship program was on center stage Thursday night at the 2019 Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup. OSU teams won first place in both the undergraduate and graduate High Growth divisions of the statewide competition.

OSU students place first at Princeton University business plan competition
Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Two Oklahoma State University students have earned national recognition by winning the TigerLaunch competition hosted by Princeton University for their startup business plan for Contraire, a predictive analysis control system designed to provide near real-time wastewater test measurements.

Spears Business hosts ISyTE Academy for high schoolers
Wed, Apr 17, 2019

The Center for Executive and Professional Development in the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University will host its annual Information Systems Technology Exploration for high school students June 2-7.

Victim blaming in the workplace
Tue, Apr 16, 2019

Why does the victim get blamed for office rudeness, and why does the office bully get away with it? The latest research from a decade-long study of incivility in the workplace by Spears School of Business researcher Dr. Matt Bowler and colleagues shows that supervisors often blame the victims of rude and abusive behavior.

Wayne Thomas receives inaugural Don Herrmann Accounting PhD Alumni Award
Tue, Apr 16, 2019

Dr. Wayne Thomas was presented the inaugural Don Herrmann Distinguished Accounting Ph.D. Alumni Award April 11 by the Oklahoma State University School of Accounting.

OSU alums Nathan Herrmann, Kelsey Ray winners of prestigious accounting award
Fri, Apr 12, 2019

Oklahoma State University graduates Nathan Herrmann and Kelsey Ray are two of only 110 people in the nation to receive the 2018 Elijah Watt Sells Award, presented annually by the American Institute of CPAs, the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession.

OSU speaker series spotlights staggering cost of cybercrime
Thu, Apr 11, 2019

Those attending the Spears School of Business Tulsa Business Forums and Executive Management Briefings in Oklahoma City were treated to the unbelievable stories of Frank Abagnale’s criminal antics and the unbelievable cost of cybercrime and identity theft in his talks. The best-selling author and subject of the movie “Catch Me if You Can” recounted his rise and undoing in crime, all before age 22, as well as the “staggering” cost of white-collar crime.

Students participate in class discussion on the Watson Trading Floor.

About the Spears School of Business

Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business exists to prepare people to make a difference in the world by teaching essential interpersonal skills alongside a high-quality business education backed by impactful research and outreach. 

Spears Business prepares our students for this world because our students have lived and learned in an environment where personal connections are paramount, and academic excellence is strengthened by interpersonal prowess. We take soft skills seriously. We study business collaboratively. We use technology to include and never to exclude. Community isn’t just a byproduct of what we do. At Spears, we empower students to follow their own dreams, not the dream we have for them. Because the purpose of business isn’t just individual gain but a gain for every individual.

With an emphasis on people and community, we ensure our students are just as real as they are ready. In a rapidly changing world, the only constant is people. This is why students choose Spears, why employers choose our graduates and why we make business personal.

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