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New MBA program manager seeks to impact lives

New MBA program manager seeks to impact lives

New Master of Business Administration program manager Crystal Wilson has spent her life serving others, and now she is bringing that same passion for service to the Oklahoma State University MBA program.

OSU hosting Tribal Esports Conference and Gaming Festival

OSU hosting Tribal Esports Conference and Gaming Festival

Esports is growing in popularity with competitive gamers of all ages and has led to Oklahoma State University’s Spears School of Business hosting the Tribal Esports Conference and Gaming Festival March 8 at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

OSU, OU present 14th Annual Executive Development Program for State Officials

OSU, OU present 14th Annual Executive Development Program for State Officials

The Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University and the Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma are partnering to offer the 14th Annual Executive Development Program for State Officials.

Teaching youngsters economic basics

Teaching youngsters economic basics

How do you teach grade school students the economic concept of scarcity? You ask them to make something but don’t give them all the tools they need. That’s what Amy Lee did at the Meaningful Economics and Entrepreneur (MEE) competition sponsored by the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.

Support and confidence means success at Spears Business

Support and confidence means success at Spears Business

Jocelyn Flores has her eyes set on earning a degree in management information systems, organizing the Miss Hispanic-Latina OSU 2019 Scholarship Pageant and helping high school girls become first-generation college students.

Learning why culture matters at the Executive Management Briefing

Learning why culture matters at the Executive Management Briefing

Is a business leader who cares about connecting with team members a liability who shows weakness or is he someone who’s investing in a productive work culture? For Daniel Coyle, the answer is simple. An organization’s culture is everything, and like investing in your business, leaders who make that investment will enjoy a return on culture.

OSU’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program celebrating 10 years of assisting vets

OSU’s Veterans Entrepreneurship Program celebrating 10 years of assisting vets

Nearly 30 veterans from across the United States will travel to Oklahoma State University to participate in the 10th annual Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP), an eight-month program that includes an intensive, eight-day entrepreneurial boot camp on the Stillwater campus Feb. 16-23.

Breaking barriers is focus of 28th Annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference

Breaking barriers is focus of 28th Annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference

The 28th Annual Women’s Business Leadership Conference will help participants learn more about moving toward their career goals, developing themselves and others and enhance leadership skills from expert women leaders. The day-long conference will be held March 6 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Tulsa.

MBAA officers play integral part in MBA program’s success

MBAA officers play integral part in MBA program’s success

Last November, Master of Business Administration students elected several officers to represent the student body and advocate for the students’ best interests as part of the MBA Student Association (MBAA).

Two OSU students win international business plan competition in Toronto

Two OSU students win international business plan competition in Toronto

A team of two Oklahoma State University students won the Queen’s Entrepreneurs’ Competition with its startup business plan for Contraire, a predictive analysis control system designed to provide near real-time wastewater test measurements.

Spears Business alumni Joseph Eastin, Jennifer Grigsby to enter OSU Hall of Fame

Spears Business alumni Joseph Eastin, Jennifer Grigsby to enter OSU Hall of Fame

A pair of Spears School of Business alumni – Joseph Eastin of Dallas and Jennifer M. Grigsby of Edmond – will be among five Oklahoma State University graduates who are being inducted into the OSU Hall of Fame.

OSU’s online MBA among nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report rankings

OSU’s online MBA among nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report rankings

Oklahoma State University’s online MBA program and other online graduate programs in the Spears School of Business were once again recognized among the nation’s best in the 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best Online MBA and Graduate Business Program rankings.

Health Data Shootout to target opioids

Health Data Shootout to target opioids

Oklahoma State University’s Center for Health Systems Innovation Institute for Predictive Medicine is set to host the 2019 Health Data Shootout from Feb. 20 through March 29.

Taking ownership of workplace culture is goal of innovative program hosted by OSU

Taking ownership of workplace culture is goal of innovative program hosted by OSU

An innovative program allowing participants to discover new ways to take ownership of workplace culture and take concrete tools back to organizations to help advance the group’s cultural agenda is coming to Tulsa. The Culture Summit, hosted by Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, is from 8 a.m. to noon on Feb. 7 at the Downtown DoubleTree Hotel.

Chesapeake Energy will host 2019 OSU Leadership Development Certificate Series

Chesapeake Energy will host 2019 OSU Leadership Development Certificate Series

Chesapeake Energy is collaborating with the OSU Spears School of Business to host the 2019 OSU Leadership Development Certificate Series for business leaders in the Oklahoma City area. The 2019 series will include four seminars open to the public on Jan. 22, April 16, Aug. 27 and Nov. 5 at Chesapeake Energy Corporation in Oklahoma City.

OSU, University of Nevada, Reno team up for innovative gaming leadership conference

OSU, University of Nevada, Reno team up for innovative gaming leadership conference

Oklahoma State University and the University of Nevada, Reno are partnering to offer an innovative gaming leadership conference for industry experts on casino marketing strategies, data analytics and agile project management for casinos.

Winners named in MSBAN case competition

Winners named in MSBAN case competition

A team of five Oklahoma State University Master’s in Business Analytics students were recently selected as the winners of the first ever Business Analytics case competition on the Stillwater campus.

Student wins award for poster presentation

Student wins award for poster presentation

Ru Wang received the Outstanding Poster Presentation award at the Harold Hamm Diabetes Center Research Symposium last month in Oklahoma City.

Spears School of Business faculty, staff honored at University Awards Convocation

Spears School of Business faculty, staff honored at University Awards Convocation

The Spears School of Business was well represented at the annual University Awards Convocation ceremony when several faculty members and a staff member were recognized for their contributions to the school’s success on Dec. 4 at the ConocoPhillips OSU Alumni Center.

Mobile app competition winners named

Mobile app competition winners named

Judges have chosen the top mobile app concepts in Phase One of the “From Research to App Competition” at Oklahoma State University. The panel of judges are sending the two concepts to the competition’s second phase next spring.

OSU attracts representatives from 10 tribes to inaugural finance, accounting training

OSU attracts representatives from 10 tribes to inaugural finance, accounting training

A groundbreaking pilot program recently kicked off at Oklahoma State University that will assist many of the Native American tribes throughout the state with tribal accounting and finance training.

Five Spears Business students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Five Spears Business students selected as OSU Seniors of Significance

Five Spears School of Business students have been selected as Oklahoma State University Seniors of Significance for the 2018-2019 academic year by the OSU Alumni Association.

Graduate Student Lounge is put to good use

Graduate Student Lounge is put to good use

Oklahoma State University’s new Business Building has endless noteworthy attributes, but the one that really sticks out to MBA students is room 247 ‒ the Graduate Student Lounge.

OSU business analytics students enjoy experiencing South Central SAS® Forum

OSU business analytics students enjoy experiencing South Central SAS® Forum

Oklahoma State University’s Master’s in Business Analytics program was well represented as a group of students and faculty were participants in the 2018 South Central SAS® Users Group (SCSUG) Educational Forum in Austin, Texas.