College of Business Alumni Newsletter -Spring 2017
College of Business receives AACSB Accreditation
As the Interim Dean of the college, I’d like to share with you some recent developments in the college and the university.

On December 1, 2016, our College received one of the most distinguished honors awarded to any business education program in the world: accreditation from AACSB International—the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Achieving AACSB Accreditation is a rigorous process.   Read more 
Featured Alumni - someone you should know
Angela  (Sebastian) Hickey 
Degree: B.S ., Accounting 1996
Title: Executive Director, Levenfeld Pearlstein, LLC 

Arriahn Tucker  
Degree: MBA /Marketing, 2014
Title: Marketing Analyst-DDK Marketing

Jim Kvedaras 
Degree : B.A., Business Administration, 1989
Title : Director U.S Government Affairs, CN Railroad, U.S. Operations Headquarters 
Rick Blasgen
Degree: B.A., Business Administration, Finance Concentration, 1983
Title:  CEO/ President for The Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP)
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Faculty In the News 

W. Kresse and K. Watland, “Thinking Outside the Box Office: Using Movies to Build Shared Experiences and Student Engagement in Online or Hybrid Learning”, The Journal of Learning in Higher Education, Vol. 12, No. 1 (Spring 2016) pp. 59-64.

Mohanty, P., Naveh-Benjamin, M., & Ratneshwar, Srinivasan. (2016). Beneficial effects of semantic memory support on older adults’ episodic memory: Differential patterns of support of item and associative information. Psychology and Aging, Vol 31(1), 25-36. 

The effects of two types of semantic memory support-meaningfulness of an item and relatedness between items-in mitigating age-related deficits in item and associative, memory are examined in a marketing context.

Emmanuel K. K. Lartey and Evelina Mengova “Does Institutional Quality in Developing Countries Affect Remittances?”  The Journal of Developing Areas,  2016, 50 (1), 59-76.
Chang, Chun-Wei and Jonathan Z. Zhang (2016), “The Effects of Channel Experiences and Direct Marketing on Customer Retention in Multichannel Settings,” Journal of Interactive Marketing, Vol. 36, 77-90. 
2017  Upcoming Events 
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Graduate Open House - Feb 25, 2017
Study Abroad to India March 11-21, 2017
Accounting  Alumni Reception - TBA
Career Fair  April 13, 2017
 

Doing Business in Asia - March 9th
  " Doing Business in Asia" workshop series brings government and business leaders in trade and investment to Governors State University.  Event attendees can learn about emerging business opportunities in Asia markets.  It is also provides practical knowledge to businesses in the Chicago area that aspire to expand to emerging markets in Asia.  For additional information go here , to register, click here.