College of Business Newsletter - Spring 2018
New Year- New Goals- New Accomplishments
Happy New Year from the College of Business at Governors State University!
It’s been a little over a year since we achieved the initial AACSB accreditation. The college continues to make great progress towards achieving our vision to become the school of choice for top quality talent in the field of business and economic development. I hope you enjoy reading the wonderful accomplishments by our faculty, students, and alumni included in this newsletter.  At COB, ....
Featured Alumni - someone you should know
Severin Konan
Degree : M.S.A., 2013
Title : Financial Analyst, Morton Salt
  
Avinash Muppidi
Degree : M.B.A., 2011
Title : Data Analysis and Digital Product Management, Capital One

 
Nicolai Cebotariov
Degree : B.A., Business Administration, Operations & Supply Chain, 2016
Title : Business Development Manager, FM Logistic
 
Well Done...
Eman Samra- C200 Reachout Scholarship Recipient
Robert Navarro- Illinois CPA Student Ambassador
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Faculty In the News 
Dr. Carlos Ferran was newly certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis ( CSCA )
 
Olu Ijose (with Jesus
Valencia)
2017, " Is there a relationship between corruption and job creation in resource rich oil and gas developing countries?" AABRI Research in Business and Economics Journal, Vol. 12, p. 1-11
2018 Upcoming Events 
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  • Graduate Information Session- Feb 24, 2018
  • College of Business Alumni Reception - March 22, 2018
  • College of Business Honors Reception - April 18, 2018
  • GSU Career and Internships Fair- April 2018
Doing Business in Eastern Europe - March 9, 2018
The “ Doing Business in Eastern Europe ” workshop series brings government and business leaders in trade and investment to Governors State University. Event attendees can learn about emerging business opportunities in key Eastern Europe markets. It provides practical knowledge to businesses in the Chicago area that aspire to expand to the emerging markets in Eastern Europe, while also creating an opportunity for these businesses to make important connections with government officials and industry experts from the region
The spring 2018 workshop will focus on the following countries:

Bulgaria
Poland
Serbia
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