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The COVID-19 pandemic has placed hundreds of thousands of American health care workers on the frontlines of the crisis, and joining them are scores of lesser-recognized people supporting those nurses, doctors and others. One of those is an Oklahoma State University alumna who found himself working and living in the middle of what became the nation’s worst coronavirus hotspot of New York City.
The OSU Spears School of Business 15th annual Executive Development Program for State Officials has been moved online for the month of September. This program, hosted in collaboration with the University of Oklahoma, is designed for leaders in state government to equip them with the tools needed to more effectively lead their departments and agencies for increased effectiveness.
Four teams of Oklahoma State University business analytics students placed in the top eight at the SAS Global Forum Symposium, which recently came to a close after nine months of competition.
The COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t prevent Oklahoma State University student entrepreneurs from competing in and winning awards in a virtual 2020 Love’s Entrepreneur’s Cup and finishing in the top four of an international college business plan competition through the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which also featured teams competing remotely.
Chandler Goodman considers himself an opportunist, so when the Oklahoma State University senior found himself sitting at his parent’s home after the family’s Oklahoma City business had been classified non-essential and closed on March 26, he sprang into action.
Retired Brigham Young University accounting professor Dr. Kevin Stocks is the recipient of the 2020 Don Herrmann Distinguished Accounting Ph.D. Alumni Award presented by the Oklahoma State University School of Accounting.
Oklahomans are feeling widespread pain because of the nation’s economic shutdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic and a resulting glut in the demand for oil. Economic recovery in the state will be slow through this summer and into the winter, according to economists at Oklahoma State University, who predict that as many as 10,000 jobs could be lost in the energy sector alone.
The OSU Spears School of Business will host a six-part Personal Finance Webinar Series during the months of May and June. These events will occur through webinars and will have availability for questions and discussion through video chat.
Five seniors from the Spears School of Business have been named 2019-2020 Outstanding Seniors by the Oklahoma State University Alumni Association. The Outstanding Senior award recognizes seniors who show excellence through academic achievement, campus and community involvement, academic, athletic or extra-curricular honors, scholarships and work ethic during their time at OSU.
Spears School of Business accounting student Preston Lewis has been selected to participate in the Postgraduate Technical Assistant Program by the Financial Accounting Standards Board. He is the first person from Oklahoma State University to receive the honor from the national organization.
Former Oklahoma Sen. Thomas Allen Coburn died March 28 at his Tulsa home after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 72.
Since joining the faculty at Oklahoma State University in 2001, much of Dr. Ramesh Rao’s research has examined the workings of corporate managers and boards of directors, and the organizations that invest in those companies. Sometimes the interests of those who manage and those who invest are at odds and the stories behind those differences are rich in material for business researchers like Rao.
No person is just a teacher or just a mother or just an African American or just any other descriptor. We are all a combination of identities that collectively make up how we see ourselves and how society perceives us. And it only gets more interesting when looking at where all of a person’s various identities meet. For Dr. Alexis Smith Washington, that intersection of identities and how they play out in our lives is a central theme of her research.
Spears Business student Elise Wade keeps herself busy. In addition to being a full-time student, she's traveling across the United States working for companies like Wrangler, Justin Boots, Cavender’s and Ride TV.
Nearly three dozen researchers from across the United States and Canada met in Oklahoma City Feb. 28 to explore legal, ethical and business issues confronting the nation’s rapidly expanding cannabis industry. The research symposium was the first organized by the new Center for Legal Studies & Business Ethics at Oklahoma State University.
Three Oklahoma State University School of Accounting alumni were recognized in the recent 2020 Path Finders & Trailblazers issue of CPAFocus, published by the Oklahoma Society of CPAs.
A group of Oklahoma State University business analytics students placed fourth out of nearly 20 teams at the Big Data Case Competition Feb. 7-9 prior to the University of South Carolina’s National Big Data Health Science Conference.
Female college students who took an online principles of microeconomics course have been shown to earn higher grades in a follow-on intermediate microeconomics course than females who took the introductory class in a traditional classroom, according to a study by Oklahoma State University researcher Dr. Laura Ahlstrom. The research suggests class format could affect the success of women studying economics.
The Center for Legal Studies & Business Ethics at Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business will host its first research symposium, "Legal, Ethical, and Compliance Issues in Emerging Markets: Cannabis in the States," Feb. 28-29 at the Skirvin Hilton in Oklahoma City.
The OSU Spears School of Business Management Science and Information Systems Department and the Center for Executive and Professional Development are presenting the fifth annual Cyber Security Conference April 7 at the Hilton Garden Inn at Edmond, Okla.
Dan Wilguess, a 1994 Oklahoma State University biology graduate, is president of the Oklahoma Dental Association.
The language of food is not difficult to learn but can take years, even decades, to master. For Kai-Sean Lee, a Ph.D. student and instructor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Oklahoma State University, the language of food spans more than 9,500 miles from Malaysia to Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State University’s School of Accounting will honor five outstanding alumni and friends of the school during the 2020 Wilton T. Anderson Hall of Fame and Awards Banquet April 30 at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.
The Watson Graduate School of Management at Oklahoma State University is launching the Graduate Leadership Association of Spears (GLAS), a student-led organization for the school’s graduate programs.