College of Business Newsletter - Fall 2019
New Term - New Goals- New Accomplishments
Welcome to Fall 2019 term from the College of Business at Governors State University!

As we start another new academic year, I’m excited to share with you the accomplishments College of Business (COB) faculty, staff, students, and alumni achieved in the previous year, featured in the 2018-2019 COB annual report .
COB continues to develop exciting new programs that meet the need of today’s working professionals and help them achieve career advancement. In Fall 2019, our new MS in Human Resource Management program will start enrolling students. This specialized graduate program, aligned with the Society for Human Resource Management Graduate Curriculum Guidelines, will ensure that students develop the competencies deemed as the most critical for advancing their career in the HR profession. This new program can be completed in hybrid format, offering the highest level of flexibility for busy working professionals planning to advance their careers. We are also revising our MS in MIS program to MS in Business Analytics, which will likely start enrollment in Spring 2020.  Read more
Featured Alumni - someone you should know
Richard Gray
Degree : M.B.A., 2019
Title : Corporate Accounts Receivable Specialist, Jones LaSalle Long
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Aishah Hasan
Degree : B.S., Accounting., 2019
Title : Tax Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers

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Jeremy Joyce
Degree : B.A., Business Administration, 2015
Title : Founder, Black People Eats
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Anjanette Winners, CFE, CTA
Degree : M.B.A., 2001
Title : Assistant Vice President, Field Exam Managers, BMO Harris
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Well Done...
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Congratulations to Lester Van Moody for being elected as 2019-2020 student trustee on GSU’s Board of Trustees.
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BGS officers: Theresa Storer, President
Renae Neufeld, Vice President , Rachael Lindsey, Secretary/Treasurer were selected to attend Beta Gamma Sigma's Global Leadership Summit (GLS) in Fall 2019. Also congratulations are in order as COB BGS chapter has qualified for recognition as a High Honors Chapter ! Qualifying for this recognition is indicative of a campus where academic excellence is highly valued.
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What's best about study abroad you may ask, how about enjoying paella with friends, visiting the Magdalena gardens or a visit to Toledo, Spain. Ask Marista Franko ( 2nd row on the right) who should have a lot to talk about upon her return to GSU later this month!.
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Governors State University, College of Business is excited to present our inaugural business week event.  The three day program is designed to offer engaging professional networking and learning opportunities to the College’s key stakeholders - businesses, students, alumni and the community. Your participation will assist in delivering value to each . For this event we have procured top global speakers to connect and engage our students, alumni, corporate partners and public Leaders. This 3-day (Sept 23-25) event will have something for everyone and is not to be missed. For additional details, event schedule and tickets:
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Rita Gunther McGrath is an American strategic management scholar and professor of management at the Columbia Business School. She is known for her work on strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship, including the development of discovery-driven planning.
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Billy Dexter is a partner in Heidrick & Struggles' Chicago office and the Americas regional diversity leader. He co-leads the Diversity Advisory Services Practice that assists clients in creating diverse leadership teams. Billy works across all industry and functional groups in developing inclusive solutions as it relates to talent acquisition and leadership development.
Faculty In the News 
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Dr. Ujvala Rajadhyaksha’s article “ The work-family interface around the world : Implications and recommendations for policy and practice”, co-authored with Karen Korabik , Donna S.Lero , Lynda Zugec , Leslie B. Hammer , and Barbara Beham , was accepted for publication in Organizational Dynamics, a top journal in organizational behavior and general management.
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  Dr. Carlos Ferran’s article, “Experiences in Online Education (AMCIS 2017 Panel Report)", was accepted for publication in Communications of the Association for Information Systems. CAIS is a leading journal in the field of Management Information Systems.

2019 Upcoming Events 
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  • GSU Study Abroad Fair, September 12, 2019, 12 - 3, Hall of Governors
  • College of Business Study Abroad Information Session to South Africa, September 18, 2019 3:00pm, Engbretson Hall- RSVP
  • Business Week - September 23 - 25, registration now open!
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremony - November 14,2019
  • College of Business Study Abroad Trip to South Africa, December 9 - 22, 2019

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