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Students pitch business plans for prize money

Students pitch business plans for prize money

Semi-finalists in the annual student Riata Business Plan Competition have been selected to compete Friday, Jan. 31, for $45,000 in prize money in the competition’s finals. Hosted by the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship and the School of Entrepreneurship in the Spears School of Business, the competition promotes entrepreneurship and small-business development by focusing on student created, managed and owned ventures.

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Former Disney executive Dan Cockerell featured during OSU speaker series
Mon, Jan 27, 2020

Former Walt Disney World Vice President Dan Cockerell will be the featured speaker Feb. 25-26 during the Executive Management Briefings and the Tulsa Business Forums speaker series. Cockerell will present “The Magic Behind Disney: Secrets to Success,” on his visit to Oklahoma.

Spears Business program receives top honor from national continuing education group
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

The Center for Executive and Professional Development (CEPD) in the Spears School of Business is being recognized with the 2020 Outstanding Noncredit Program Award, given annually to noncredit professional, continuing or online education programs for excellence in achieving their educational objectives.

OSU online MBA a top-ranked value
Fri, Jan 24, 2020

Not only is Oklahoma State University’s online MBA program one of the best rated in the nation, it is also one of the most affordable, making it an outstanding value in graduate education, according to recent rankings of colleges and universities.

Refusing to let evil win
Tue, Jan 21, 2020

Visiting Munich, Germany, in the fall means a trip to the world-famous Oktoberfest, the huge celebration where a nation comes together to share its love of beer. For Cindy Crenshaw-Martin, vacationing in Munich with friends in 1980, the fun she expected when she walked through the festival’s main entrance vaporized before it began. Instead, fire and carnage would mar the rest of her life.

OSU Alumni Association Hall of Fame to celebrate accomplished alumni
Wed, Jan 15, 2020

Three Spears School of Business alumni will be inducted into the 2020 class of the OSU Alumni Association Hall of Fame. The three Oklahoma State University business graduates include Linda Parrack Livingstone, president of Baylor University, the late Neal L. Patterson, co-founder of Cerner Corporation, and Bruce T. Benbrook, chairman and CEO of Stock Exchange Bank.

OSU’s online MBA among nation’s best in U.S. News & World Report rankings
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Oklahoma State University’s online MBA program and other online graduate programs in the Spears School of Business were again recognized among the nation’s best in the 2020 U.S. News and World Report Best Online MBA and Graduate Business Program rankings.