College of Business Administration

Robert D. Hisrich, Ph.D., associate dean for graduate and international programs and Bridgestone Chair in International Marketing in Kent State University’s College of Business Administration, has been named to the Startup Officers Leadership Council. 

Nine students from Kent State's College of Business recently met the President of Iceland, His Excellency Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, during their study abroad trip to Europe. 

Nine students from Kent State's College of Business recently met the President of Iceland, His Excellency Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, during their study abroad trip to Europe.  The group also met U.S. Ambassador Robert C. Barber on May 30 as part of their International Experience in Entrepreneurship course.

Scholar of the Month
Xiaoling Pu
Associate Professor of Finance
College of Business Administration
2008-present

Xiaoling Pu is an associate professor in the Department of Finance at the College of Business Administration. She holds the Olga A. Mural Risk Management Fund Associate Professorship.

Kent State University’s College of Business Administration will host its sixth annual Spirit of Women in Business Conference, titled “Navigating and Negotiating” on March 9 at the Kent Student Center.

Katie Kimble has a heart of gold and WKYC TV took notice. Kimble’s random acts of kindness helped her earn the title of “Biggest Winner” on the Channel 3 Morning Show.

Kimble is a strategic shopper who saves her money throughout the year to buy gifts for children who are in need around the Kent State area.  She fills out rebate forms and sells some of her gently worn clothing to buy toys, books and games. 

Image of CEO Magazine EMBA Rankings badgeThe Executive MBA program at Kent State University’s College of Business Administration has once again been ranked in the top tier of CEO Magazine’s Global Ranking.

Keith Levy, Kent State University alumnus and president of Royal Canin USA, a leading global manufacturer of premium dog and cat nutrition, will be the keynote speaker at the Michael D. Solomon Speaker Series on Nov. 5. His presentation titled “Laws of Growth, Redefined” is being hosted by the Kent State College of Business Administration’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation.

Photo of Kent State student in the College of Business AdministrationKent State University’s College of Business Administration is once again among the most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review’s Best 295 Business Schools: 2016 Edition.

Kent State University has been awarded a three-year, $444,015 Career Ready Internship Grant from Great Lakes Higher Education Guaranty Corporation. An anticipated 270 paid internships (169 new and 101 established) will be available during the 2015-2018 academic years.

Internships are an integral component of the higher education experience and are valuable to students as they connect in-class learning to career goals and seek employment after college. Often, college graduates find their first jobs through their internships.

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