College of Business Administration

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks 90th in the country and 66th among public institutions. This is the first year Kent State was eligible to be ranked since its program...

Kent State’s Online MBA program is drawing national recognition. It ranks among the top 100 programs in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report’s “2019 Best Online MBA Programs.” When Peggy Coyne decided to pursue her lifelong dream of earning an MBA, she looked at several online programs including Kent State University, Cleveland State University and Notre Dame College in South Euclid.   Mrs. Coyne chose Kent State’s Online MBA program because she knew firsthand that the program would offer her an excellent education...

Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State University’s Online MBA program is ranked among the top 100 programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report’s on its 2019 Best Online MBA Programs list. Kent State’s Online MBA program ranks 90th in the country and 66th among public institutions. This is the first year Kent State was eligible to be ranked since its program...

MIS Banner According to a recent Career Builder survey, 70 percent of employers use social networking sites, such as LinkedIn and Facebook, to screen and assess candidates during the hiring process.   Hiring managers infer applicants’ characteristics based on their social media profiles and make hiring decisions based on...

Shown is the exterior rendering of the proposed College of Business Administration by Signet Real Estate Group. Kent State University has selected Akron’s Signet Real Estate Group to lead the design phase of the marquee building of the first phase of the Kent Gateway Plan – the proposed new home for the College of Business Administration.   The project is part of the university's Gateway to a Distinctive Kent State, a $1.2 billion master plan to...

Carrie Esser used water-based body paint to turn herself into a “queen bee.” Her artistry landed her in the second round of the NYX Cosmetics 2018 Face Awards USA. Perhaps the most surprising thing about Kent State University student Carrie Esser is that she is not an art major. The 21-year-old from North Royalton has been gaining a reputation for her makeup and body painting business, Makeup Madhouse, which has an Instagram following of more than 12,800. Ms. Esser will be starting her senior year in August...

Mark Polatajko, Kent State’s senior vice president for finance and administration, delivers remarks at the College of Business Administration building design presentations held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. On April 12, future generations of business leaders got a first look at design concepts from several firms competing to develop Kent State University’s new College of Business Administration building. Hundreds of students, faculty, business leaders and community members gathered Thursday evening in the Kent Student Center Ballroom for the first...

Mark Polatajko, Kent State’s senior vice president for finance and administration, delivers remarks at the College of Business Administration building design presentations held in the Kent Student Center Ballroom. Building will anchor new signature gateway entrance to campus as part of university’s $1 billion master plan   WHAT: As a part of a building design competition, Kent State University is inviting finalists to present their concepts for this transformational project. Through the competition, the university seeks to select a development team for...

MSSS Slider From zero to $10 billion. That’s what one Kent State University alumnus did with his company, and Kent State entrepreneurship students and community members will have an opportunity to hear firsthand how this 1981 graduate achieved this accomplishment. Kent State’s College of Business Administration announces...

Junior Jonathan Nwankwo’s journey has taken many twists and turns to join the men When you are 6 feet 9 inches tall, “You should be playing basketball” is a phrase you hear fairly often. Jonathan Nwankwo, 21, a power forward on Kent State University’s men’s basketball team, heard the phrase so often from so many people that it almost seemed like a sign from the universe. Pursuing a basketball dream, though, wasn’t as...