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Five OSU business analytics students present at Southeast SAS® Users Group Conference

Five OSU business analytics students present at Southeast SAS® Users Group Conference

A group of Oklahoma State University master’s in business analytics students recently traveled to the 2019 Southeast SAS® Users Group Conference in Williamsburg, Va.

Face 2 Face with Yenifer Chaves

Face 2 Face with Yenifer Chaves

Yenifer Chaves has known challenges in her young life that have only reinforced the importance of her Oklahoma State University education. Born in a poor area on the outskirts of Bogotá, Colombia, and raised near Chicago in a neighborhood plagued by gang violence, Chaves is realizing her dream of building a life and overcoming adversity through hard work and an education.

Business analytics students attend South Central SAS® conference

Business analytics students attend South Central SAS® conference

A group of Oklahoma State University master’s in business analytics students were participants at the recent 2019 South Central SAS® Users Group Educational Forum in Baton Rouge, La.

OSU business analytics student recognized at Teradata 2019 Analytics Challenge

OSU business analytics student recognized at Teradata 2019 Analytics Challenge

Master in Business Analytics student Navjot Kaur was invited to the Teradata 2019 Analytics Challenge on Oct. 20-24 in Denver. Kaur’s poster titled “Anticipating Cryptocurrency Price Trends” received honorable mention recognition.

A decade of educating student entrepreneurs celebrated

A decade of educating student entrepreneurs celebrated

The Oklahoma State University School of Entrepreneurship marks its 10th anniversary in November by celebrating milestones including nearly 950 entrepreneurship degrees conferred and the launch of more than 200 student businesses that have raised more than $12 million in funding.

Spears students recognized for academic excellence

Spears students recognized for academic excellence

Students from the Spears School of Business have been recognized by the Oklahoma State University Honors College for academic distinction including maintaining high grade point averages for the 2018-19 academic year.

Business analytics student presents at 2019 JMP Discovery Summit

Business analytics student presents at 2019 JMP Discovery Summit

Master in Business Analytics student Katie Coon represented the Oklahoma State University Spears School of Business at the 2019 JMP Discovery Summit Oct. 15-18 in Tucson, Ariz.

Paving the way

Paving the way

Oklahoma State University business alumni have filled leadership positions in corporations, governments, research institutions and academia across the U.S. and even around the world. A few have risen to lead major colleges and universities. These three OSU business alums who have reached the top levels of their institution’s leadership credit Oklahoma State with their foundation for academic success.

Using data in diagnoses

Using data in diagnoses

A growing problem among hospitals across the country is “bounce back” — patients returning to the ER to be treated a second time for the same condition. Oklahoma State University data science researcher Dr. Dursun Delen collaborated this spring with an emergency room physician to study how artificial intelligence and machine learning can help solve this problem.

Deciphering incivility

Deciphering incivility

When the Oklahoma State University School of Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) became part of the Spears School of Business in July 2019 the school’s world-class researchers, who study the business complexities of restaurant, hotel and tourism organizations, made the move, too.

Laying a foundation

Laying a foundation

Dr. Tessa Recendes has always been fascinated with sports, both as an athlete while growing up and later working in the sports business world. After graduating from college, her interest led her to a job with Major League Soccer, where she worked in sales and community development for the professional team in Denver and later in Dallas.

Judging Others

Judging Others

Why some people negatively judge those who use public assistance to buy food has more to do with how public assistance recipients feel about what they buy than more obvious considerations, according to a study co-authored by an Oklahoma State University researcher. And those biased responses often have far more impact on policy debates about welfare programs than positions driven by data.

Jill Sharp’s career rise, OSU passion lead to Spears Hall of Fame induction

Jill Sharp’s career rise, OSU passion lead to Spears Hall of Fame induction

Jill Sharp, vice president of finance, Western Hemisphere, for Halliburton, says her upbringing in Bethany, Oklahoma, was pretty simple and her family wasn’t particularly adventurous, but you wouldn’t know it by looking at her career with the global oil field services company. The Oklahoma State University alumna’s fast rise through the company’s executive ranks at a young age, grabbing opportunities that some thought she wasn’t ready for and taking her family with her on international adventures could easily be described as fearless.

Jeff McIntyre traveled from Massachusetts to Oklahoma to the Spears Hall of Fame

Jeff McIntyre traveled from Massachusetts to Oklahoma to the Spears Hall of Fame

You can’t help but sense the energy when talking to Jeff McIntyre, especially when talking about his company’s latest project or the addition of a new property, and that’s despite four decades in the notoriously demanding hotel and resort business. And if you listen, you’ll hear him repeatedly say why – he’s having fun.

Roger Lumley’s OSU service to be recognized with Spears Hall of Fame induction

Roger Lumley’s OSU service to be recognized with Spears Hall of Fame induction

With more than 40 years of banking experience, you would think Roger Lumley would be most proud of the many successes he’s had working with business clients in need of his commercial and investment banking expertise. But what Lumley is most proud of, second only to his family, is the impact he has had on the careers of young business professionals and students at Oklahoma State University.

Tribal Finance and Accounting Conference set for Nov. 15

Tribal Finance and Accounting Conference set for Nov. 15

Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business will host the Tribal Finance and Accounting Conference from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Conference Center.

Brian Callahan to be honored with Spears Hall of Fame induction

Brian Callahan to be honored with Spears Hall of Fame induction

Brian Callahan practically grew up on the Oklahoma State University campus. He moved with his family to Stillwater in the 5th grade when his dad joined the OSU faculty and where his mom worked as a nurse at the university health clinic. There was probably little chance that he would go to college anywhere else, but it didn’t hurt that he was exposed early to an OSU business professor through basketball.

Spears students honored as top 2018 freshmen

Spears students honored as top 2018 freshmen

The Oklahoma State University chapter of the Mortar Board college honor society has named students to its annual Top 10 Freshman Men’s and Top 10 Freshmen Women’s lists for the 2018 freshman class. Of those 20 students, five were named from the Spears School of Business.

Meet the MBAA officers

Meet the MBAA officers

The MBA Association is a student-led organization open to all Master’s in Business Administration students at Oklahoma State University.

MBA program youngster hopes to pave the way for others

MBA program youngster hopes to pave the way for others

Master of Business Administration student Annie Archer is carving a path few people her age has travelled. At 21 year olds, she is one of the youngest students in the nearly 60 years of the MBA program at Oklahoma State University.

The power of professional development

The power of professional development

Every Friday, Master of Business Administration students take their seats in the basement of the Business Building on Oklahoma State University’s Stillwater campus to hear from a speaker who is hand-picked by Dr. Ajay Sukhdial, to speak about soft skills in the workplace.

MBA Advisory Board bridging the gap

MBA Advisory Board bridging the gap

The MBA Advisory Board is an accumulation of both faculty and alumni that serve as the guiding counsel for the MBA program, both internally and externally. They are in place to help the MBAA officers advance the goals of the Spears School of Business.

MBA program to offer Entrepreneurship concentration

MBA program to offer Entrepreneurship concentration

Whether you are starting a company, are an executive in an existing firm or are managing a small or family business, entrepreneurial skills are critical to identifying and evaluating the factors that will make your undertaking a success.

Spears Business accounting graduate earns Oklahoma Accountancy Board Gold Medal

Spears Business accounting graduate earns Oklahoma Accountancy Board Gold Medal

Luke Fillmore, a Spears Business accounting graduate has been awarded the Oklahoma Accountancy Board (OAB) Gold Medal