Lauren Trace Graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s in Finance and MBA in 2019 Finance Supervisor at Koch Ag and Energy Solutions, LLC. Trace landed an internship at Koch Ag and Energy Solutions during a COB career fair. Now she recruits at the career fair. “That internship turned into my full-time career,” she said. Why is Missouri State a good place … [Read more...] about These Bears now recruit other Bears!
In addition to preparing students for the workforce, the College of Business develops students for PhD programs. They help create the next generation of professors. These former students share their stories. Mentors make a difference Dr. Yaoyi Xi, assistant professor of finance at San Diego State University, started his journey at Missouri State University’s Dalian campus. … [Read more...] about Their PhD journey
Michael Owens says he wouldn’t be where he is today without mentors like Dr. Philip Rothschild, director of the entertainment management program. When Owens, a Springfield native, enrolled at Missouri State University, he planned to be a teacher but soon discovered entertainment management. “I love live music. I never really understood that there was this entire … [Read more...] about Making his mark
The first time Nancy Allen landed on the New York Times Best Sellers list in 2018, she was totally unprepared. At the time, she was a senior instructor in the College of Business and had just co-authored a book with James Patterson, the world’s best-selling author. Their collaboration, Juror #3, didn’t just make the prestigious literary list, it scurried to the number one … [Read more...] about Third Career Is a Charm
The goal of Missouri State University’s (MSU) Finance and General Business (FGB) Advisory Board is to help keep the FGB faculty apprised of changes in the industry. The 16 board members, most of whom reside in the Springfield area, represent a variety of career fields. “FGB benefits from the practical ideas of real-world business professionals in the immediate area to … [Read more...] about Members of the finance and general business departmental advisory board