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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.

Teams advance to finals of Business Analytics case competition

Teams advance to finals of Business Analytics case competition

Three groups of Oklahoma State University Master’s in Business Analytics students recently advanced to the finals of the first ever Business Analytics case competition.

OSU’s entrepreneurship graduate program honored with top 25 national ranking

OSU’s entrepreneurship graduate program honored with top 25 national ranking

Oklahoma State University’s School of Entrepreneurship was recognized as one of the top schools in the nation for the sixth time since 2012 in rankings published by The Princeton Review and featured in the December issue of Entrepreneur magazine.

OSU senior named Oklahoma Soldier of the Year

OSU senior named Oklahoma Soldier of the Year

Oklahoma State University finance senior Brandon Widman was named the Oklahoma Soldier of the Year and offered a spot in the 2023 class at West Point after the Best Warrior Competitions took him to Liverpool, England.

Sales sent Spears alum Carl Wiese soaring

Sales sent Spears alum Carl Wiese soaring

Spears School of Business alum Carl J. Wiese has carved out a rich career in business, excelling in varied roles with several heavyweight companies: Texas Instruments, Apple, Lucent Technologies, Cisco and now BlackBerry.

OSU Master’s in Business Analytics students participate in Southeast SAS® Conference

OSU Master’s in Business Analytics students participate in Southeast SAS® Conference

A number of Oklahoma State University Master’s in Business Analytics students recently traveled to St. Pete Beach, Fla., to participate in the three-day 2018 Southeast SAS® Users Group (SCSUG) Conference.

Studying, representing OSU as Pistol Pete keeps MBA student Steven Vekony busy

Studying, representing OSU as Pistol Pete keeps MBA student Steven Vekony busy

Steven Vekony, a second-semester MBA student, walks into his Business Finance class on a normal Thursday morning dressed in a white, starched button-up shirt, a noticeably flashy belt buckle and orange and black cowboy boots. He is toting with him a bag large enough to carry a body, a large dog or perhaps the head of Pistol Pete.

Watters to head new Riata Institute

Watters to head new Riata Institute

Dr. Craig Watters will head the new Riata Institute for Global Social Entrepreneurship.

OSU student earns best paper honor at conference

OSU student earns best paper honor at conference

A group of Oklahoma State University Master’s in Business Analytics students were among those participating in the 2018 MidWest SAS® Users Group (MWSUG) Conference earlier this month in Indianapolis.