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October 2017

Early Career Achievement Awards – College of Business

Date:
Friday, October 20th
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Early Career Achievement Awards (ECAA) recognize younger graduates who have demonstrated innovative and responsible professional leadership, the potential for future distinction and a commitment to serving others. One honoree is selected from each degree program. They return to campus to receive their award and share advice with current students through panel discussions during Homecoming Celebrations at Illinois State University. Panel Discussions — 3:00 - 4:00 pm Learn from the Award Winners in a Question and Answer session. Awards Ceremony −…

College of Business Early Career Achievement Awards Ceremony

Date:
Friday, October 20th
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Early Career Achievement Awards Ceremony celebrates younger graduates who have demonstrated innovative and responsible professional leadership, the potential for future distinction and a commitment to serving others.

International Education Week: Panel Discussion on Students’ Global Experiences

Date:
Monday, October 23rd
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Inaugural Welcome by Dr. Barbara Ribbens followed by Panel Discussion involving 4 MBA students from different countries. Students will talk about business practices, business environment, national culture etc. in their own countries.  This event will be followed by an international food tasting in the State Farm Hall of Business Atrium at 7:30 p.m.

International Education Week: College of Business International Interns and Study Abroad Members Reception

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
10:30 am - 1:30 pm

International interns and study abroad members will share their experiences. Study abroad personnel will provide information about study abroad programs at the College of Business.

International Education Week: Keynote Speech – Global Leadership

Date:
Wednesday, October 25th
Time:
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Dr. Mikhail V. Grachev served as faculty in the United States, as well as in France, the U.K., Italy, Hungary, the Czech Republic, Japan, Hong Kong, and Russia. His research is focused on international management, business strategy, leadership, and culture. He is the Major Collaborator and Country Co-Investigator in the award-winning 62-societies' Global Leadership and Organizational Behavior Effectiveness (GLOBE) research project.  Dr. Grachev was named Stanford Research Scholar and Wharton Senior Research Scholar; conducted research at Woodrow Wilson International Center…

International Education Week: Global Business Trivia Night

Date:
Thursday, October 26th
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Global Business trivia night with RSO teams and prizes.  This event will be followed by refreshments served in the State Farm Hall of Business Atrium.

November 2017

CSR/Case Competition – Business Week

Date:
Friday, November 10th
Time:
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corporate Social Responsibility is the aim to embrace responsibility for a company's actions and encourage a positive impact on the environment through activities involving consumers, employees, communities, and stakeholders. Corporate Social Responsibility goes beyond what is required by regulators and promotes the betterment of business practices for sustained positive change. Corporate Social Responsibility Day (CSR Day) provides the opportunity for students to learn from industry leaders about the growing importance of Corporate Social Responsibility in the workplace. This year’s case competition took…

February 2018

Professional Development Dinner – Business Week

Date:
Monday, February 19th 2018
Time:
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

While interviewing or conducting business over a meal, knowing proper etiquette is essential. This holds true for email communications, online interactions, and social outings. At the Professional Development Dinner, College of Business faculty with etiquette expertise provide coaching advice to guide students in their future business endeavors. These tips provide invaluable insights that could turn a potentially stressful encounter into an enjoyable and powerful professional opportunity. We invite you to participate in this event with industry representatives while enjoying dinner and…

Transition Seminars – Business Week

Date:
Tuesday, February 20th 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Transition from college to corporate life can be daunting, but with a little guidance students can do it successfully. To help ease that transition, distinguished College of Business alumni will return to campus to share their experiences and insights at Business Week’s Transition Seminars. These graduates come from a broad range of professions and career stages, and provided unique and valuable perspectives. Students are welcome to speak individually with these successful alumni at a networking reception that immediately follows the seminars in the…

April 2018

Beta Gamma Sigma Induction – College of Business

Date:
Saturday, April 14th 2018
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Beta Gamma Sigma will hold it's induction of new membership on April 14, 2018.  Event will be held in the Hancock Stadium Club from 1:30 0 3:30 pm.  For more information, please contact the College of Business Dean's Office at (309) 438-2251. Beta Gamma Sigma is the national scholastic honor society in the field of business administration recognized by AACSB International -– The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. A formal induction ceremony is held each spring to recognize the…