College of Business Administration

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

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.

Photo of David MauerKent State University’s College of Business Administration introduces the Firestone Lecture Series in Finance with the inaugural presentation scheduled for Friday, Sept. 18.

Photo of Linda ZuccaLinda Zucca, Ph.D., CPA, chair of the Department of Accounting in Kent State University’s College of Business Administration, received the Outstanding Ohio Accounting Educator award from the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) for her continued efforts to advance student learning.   

Terri Harmon, administrative secretary of the Department of Management and Information Systems is a 2014 recipient of thePresident’s Excellence Award. She was nominated by associate professors Cathy Bakes, Ph.D.; Debbie Knapp, Ph.D.; and Julia Levashina, Ph.D., all from the Department of Management and Information Systems.President's Excellence Award recipient Terri Harmon