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State Farm Hall of Business

Location:
State Farm Hall of Business 410 S. University Street
Normal, IL

Past Events

September 2019

ReggieNet: Tests and Quizzes Basics

Date:
Wednesday, September 25th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Explore how to create assessments from scratch in the Tests & Quizzes tool or import them from other sources. You’ll get an overview of the different types of available questions, and how to adjust settings such as release and close dates, and how to give individual students more time to take a quiz.  You’ll also learn about different ways to grade assessments through this tool. Registration is required.

Microsoft Forms: Getting Started

Date:
Thursday, September 26th 2019
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Microsoft Forms is a quick, easy, mobile-friendly way to create sign-up forms, polls, and surveys. As part of Office 365, it is open to faculty, staff, and students. This one-hour workshop will get you started using forms, show you how to design questionnaires, export data, and use this powerful tool as a real-time way to poll an audience. Registration is required.

Analytics Forum – Marketing Department

Date:
Thursday, September 26th 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Marketing Department will be hosted an Analytics Forum on Thursday, September 26.  Speaker will be Adam Johnson, Senior Vice President of ActiveCampaign. Adam is a 2004 Illinois State alumnus. His career planning focused presentation will showcase how to blend sales and analytics to build world class Sales & Customer Success teams that empower small businesses with technology to help them grow and thrive! Attendance slips will be provided Location: SFHB 139 Date: Thursday | September 26 Time: 6:30 pm…

Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON)

Date:
Friday, September 27th 2019
Time:
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

The Teaching in the 21st Century Conference (T21CON) is a free, hands-on, engaging learning opportunity designed for current and aspiring educators to gain an edge in using technology in the classroom. The effective integration of educational technologies has become increasingly important for today’s learners. T21CON connects attendees with resources, strategies, and a network of experts to support their careers in education.

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Monday, September 30th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Transform how you take and share notes with Microsoft OneNote. Unlike a word processor, OneNote allows you to easily include images, videos, and audio clips anywhere on the page. Organize information into virtual notebooks that can be shared across all your devices and with others. This workshop shows you the basic features of OneNote, how to navigate the interface, and how to synchronize OneNote across mobile devices. Registration is required.

October 2019

OUCampus

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Overview

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st 2019
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

Tech Talk | Technology & Information Systems Professional Panel

Date:
Tuesday, October 1st 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tech Talk | Technology & Information Systems Professional Panel Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance When: October 1 Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm Location: SFHB 150 Panelists: Rosie Hauck | BIS Professor, Illinois State University Vaneetha Crampton | Scrum Master, State Farm Lynne Wagner | Architecture Manager, State Farm Curtis Smith | IT Audit Manager, Rubin Brown OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS FOR MORE INFORMATION EMAIL AFWA.ISU@GMAIL.COM

ReggieNet: Group and Peer Review Assignments

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Enhance students’ learning by encouraging them to interact. ReggieNet’s Assignments tool allows for group submissions. It also allows students to review each other’s assignments. In this brief workshop, you’ll discover how to set up, post, and grade both types of these assignments. Those new to ReggieNet or the Assignments tool should consider completing ReggieNet: Create Basic Assignments before this workshop. Registration is required.

Photoshop: Getting Started

Date:
Wednesday, October 2nd 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get an overview of the digital image editing program, including a walkthrough of basic tools and concepts. Learn to works with raster graphics, using the tools and commands available in Photoshop, as well as the various ways you can save your work for a website or for printing. This class finishes with a lesson on how to professionally color correct an image. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Forums

Date:
Thursday, October 3rd 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Create engaging class discussions through Forums. Learn how to automatically create discussion groups. You’ll also survey the different ways to grade discussions, including by topic or message. Registration is required.

Family Weekend | October 4-6

Date:
Friday, October 4th 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Join us October 4-6 for Family Weekend 2019 Family Weekend offers an opportunity for families to visit with their students in the fall and experience the College of Business and Illinois State University together. We invite you to take advantage of the myriad programs offered throughout the weekend. No registration is required to attend Family Weekend; however, some individual events require preregistration and/or an admission fee. The schedule of events and ticket information for 2019 will be available in early June.

Adobe Premiere Rush

Date:
Monday, October 7th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Discover the power of this easy-to-use video editing tool! Adobe Premiere Rush distills its more full-featured cousin into an agile, intuitive app for both desktop and mobile devices. Learn the basics of cutting, color correcting, and adding text to your videos, as well as how to save and upload files to share with your class. Registration is required.

Adobe Spark

Date:
Monday, October 7th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Create compelling media with Adobe Spark-- a browser-based, mobile-friendly graphic design app. Discover how students can use this free tool to craft social media, web pages, and short videos as part of a presentation or other learning project. You’ll get a chance to practice with Spark, explore its different uses, and become aware of important considerations in terms of accessibility. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Organization and Layout in Lessons

Date:
Tuesday, October 8th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Maximize your students’ online learning using a multi-step, guided experience using the Lessons tool. Find out how to manipulate the layout of content items in the Lessons tool into content areas, columns, sections, and pages. Additionally, you’ll see how to rearrange content items within specific content areas, giving you fine control over what you students see on the screen. Those new to ReggieNet or the Lessons tool should consider completing ReggieNet: Getting Started with Lessons before this workshop. Registration is…

2 Days to Make a Different – Pay it Forward

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th 2019

2 Days to Make a Different - Pay it Forward Pay it Forward is about “students helping students.”  It is a student fund backed, in part, by the students, faculty, and staff of the College of Business and provides a unique opportunity to help individuals develop personally and professionally. Each year, the PIF student team puts on a series of fall and spring events designed to raise awareness of the financial support offered by PIF and to raise funds that…

Photoshop: 3 Ways to Change a Photo

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

When it comes down to it, there are only 3 ways to change a photo in Photoshop: general changes that affect the whole photo, changes via selection, and changes made using a brush-metaphor tool. We’ll be exploring all three. As far as brushes go, we’ll be spending a good amount of time learning how to use the Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools. Registration is required.

Illinois MBA Information Session

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Illinois MBA Information Session CHOOSING THE RIGHT MBA PROGRAM can be a challenging task, but Illinois State can make the choice easier. Our MBA program is delivered by an exceptional group of dedicated faculty in a high-tech learning environment. The program's reputation, flexibility, and affordability define the Illinois State MBA as one of the best. Illinois State University's College of Business is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the "Best Business Schools. Our fully accredited degree program offered…

Pack the Cat – Pay it Forward

Date:
Wednesday, October 9th 2019
Time:
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Pack the Cat - Pay it Forward Wednesday, October 9 5:30 - 6:30 pm Cat Auditorium - SFHB 139 Take the opportunity to meet and visit with University President Larry Dietz and hear his thoughts on “students helping students.” Refreshments will be provided. President Dietz and Dean Samant have both taken a personal interest in this annual COB initiative, and President Dietz will be speaking in the COB at 5:30pm – 6:30pm in the CAT Auditorium on Wednesday, October 9th. …

ReggieNet: Question Pools

Date:
Thursday, October 10th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Tired of re-writing that quiz semester after semester? Question pools can help. Create a bank of questions you can draw upon to assess students’ learning through the Tests & Quizzes tool. You’ll learn how to import questions and how to randomize quizzes to minimize the chances that students will take identical assessments. Those new to ReggieNet or the Tests & Quizzes tool should consider completing ReggieNet: Tests & Quizzes Basics before this workshop. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: The Basics

Date:
Monday, October 14th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This workshop is your introduction to the basic tools necessary to work in ReggieNet. Become familiar with navigation in ReggieNet and how to use the site information display. Explore how to manage your Home site, organize your courses as favorites, and use the Site Info and syllabus tools. You’ll also to learn how to get further help as you explore ReggieNet on your own. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Tuesday, October 15th 2019
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Rubrics, a long-requested feature in ReggieNet, are finally here! This workshop will introduce you to this new tool, show you how to construct rubrics and associate them with assignments, tests and quizzes, and more. You’ll also see how students can view rubric-based feedback. Registration is required.

Photoshop: Layers

Date:
Wednesday, October 16th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This workshop covers how to manipulate, re-order and merge layers. The session will also give you an overview of how to combine elements from different pictures to create a new composition. Registration is required.

Teaching with Zoom

Date:
Thursday, October 17th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this face-to-face workshop, you’ll practice using Zoom, the university’s online conferencing platform, to facilitate learning. Learn how to set up virtual meetings, and explore useful tools like polls, break-out rooms, and more. You’ll also learn about integration with ReggieNet and how to get your own free, “pro” account through the university. Registration is required.

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Thursday, October 17th 2019
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required. (Please note: Qualtrics is the recommended survey platform for research. Learn more at About.IllinoisState.edu/SurveyOptions.

VIBI Guest Speaker – Dr. Larry Sthreshley

Date:
Monday, October 21st 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:45 am

VIBI Guest Speaker - Dr. Larry Sthreshley Recognized leader in global public health for his work with both Government & NGO programs in the Congo, Africa When:  Monday, October 21 Where: Varner International Business Institute - SFHB 315 When: 9:00 - 10:45 am Everyone is welcome.  Open House style.  Come and go as you please. Sponsored by the Varner International Business Institute. For more information, please contact the Varner International Business Institute at (309) 438-3283

OneDrive: Getting Started

Date:
Tuesday, October 22nd 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Take your projects on the go using Microsoft Office apps for iOS, Android, and Windows mobile devices through OneDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage, free for members of the campus community. Learn how to share documents through OneDrive and discuss how to use this service within the boundaries of Illinois State data security policies and FERPA. Bring your smartphone or tablet with you to get the most out of this workshop. Registration is required.

Photoshop: Selections

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Look at how to make harder selections using Photoshop’s more advanced selection tools. Registration is required.

Telling Your Story – Elevator Pitch

Date:
Wednesday, October 23rd 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Telling Your Story - Elevator Pitch Come learn the importance of an elevator pitch and practice with other peers. When: Wednesday, October 23 When: 5:00 - 6:00 pm Where: SFHB 131 Open to all COB Students.  Sponsored by the Association of Latino Professionals For America For more information, please contact ALPFA.ISU@gmail.com

ReggieNet: Little Tools for Teaching

Date:
Thursday, October 24th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Most instructors are familiar ReggieNet’s most popular tools like the Gradebook, Assignments, and Tests & Quizzes. But ReggieNet has much more to offer. Get a brief hands-on overview of some of the lesser used ReggieNet tools. You’ll delve into tools like Dropbox, PostEm, Attendance, Polls, Blogs, Calendar, and Roster. See if these hidden ReggieNet gems can help your teaching! Registration is required.

OUCampus

Date:
Thursday, October 24th 2019
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes. Registration is required.

Early Career Achievement Awards

Date:
Friday, October 25th 2019
Time:
9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Early Career Achievement Awards Illinois State University’s College of Business (COB) will host its Early Career Achievement Awards ceremony during Homecoming 2019. 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…

The Hobart & Marian Gardner Hinderliter Endowed Professorship Lecture

Date:
Friday, October 25th 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The Hobart & Marian Gardner Hinderliter Endowed Professorship Lecture "Corporate Climate Change Disclosure During the Trump Administration" by Dr. Dennis Patten, Distinguished Professor of Accounting - College of Business Date - October 25 Time - 11:00 am Location - SFHB 412 Lunch will be provided to attendees after the presentation.  Please Dr. Elango know by Wednesday before the presentation if you are planning to attend at elango@ilstu.edu  

Microsoft Forms: Getting Started

Date:
Tuesday, October 29th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Microsoft Forms is a quick, easy, mobile-friendly way to create sign-up forms, polls, and surveys. As part of Office 365, it is open to faculty, staff, and students. This one-hour workshop will get you started using forms, show you how to design questionnaires, export data, and use this powerful tool as a real-time way to poll an audience. Registration is required.

Photoshop: Adjustment Layers

Date:
Wednesday, October 30th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This session will give you an overview of the use of powerful Adjustment Layers in Photoshop, a relatively easy-to-learn tool used to create powerful effects. Half of this session will be spent colorizing a black-and-white photo, and the rest looking at techniques used by professional photo editors. Registration is required.

November 2019

OneNote: Introduction

Date:
Monday, November 4th 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Transform how you take and share notes with Microsoft OneNote. Unlike a word processor, OneNote allows you to easily include images, videos, and audio clips anywhere on the page. Organize information into virtual notebooks that can be shared across all your devices and with others. This workshop shows you the basic features of OneNote, how to navigate the interface, and how to synchronize OneNote across mobile devices. Registration is required.

OUCampus

Date:
Monday, November 4th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn how to update your unit’s website using OUCampus, Illinois State’s primary content management system. You will be given access to your website(s) and trained to add, edit, and publish content, including links and PDFs. You’ll also learn how to request more complex website updates from the WEB staff, such as photo and layout changes. Registration is required.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Overview

Date:
Monday, November 4th 2019
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

Formstack for Beginners

Date:
Tuesday, November 5th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Discover how to build and update forms using Formstack, Illinois State’s primary, non-research form creation tool. You will learn how to download forms submissions data and set up notifications. Completing this training is a prerequisite for using Formstack. Registration is required. (Please note: Qualtrics is the recommended survey platform for research. Learn more at About.IllinoisState.edu/SurveyOptions.

ReggieNet: Rubrics

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Rubrics, a long-requested feature in ReggieNet, are finally here! This workshop will introduce you to this new tool, show you how to construct rubrics and associate them with assignments, tests and quizzes, and more. You’ll also see how students can view rubric-based feedback. Registration is required.

Excel: Level 1

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

An introduction to Microsoft Excel: Topics include basic features such as spreadsheet arrangement (rows, columns, and cells), entering, editing, and formatting data. Also learn about formulas and graph creation. Registration is required.

Sales Excellence Academy Recruitment Info Night

Date:
Wednesday, November 6th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sales Excellence Academy Recruitment Information Night Come be a part of something Excellent!  Meet SEA members, have a bite to eat, and learn why you should join the SEA. All Majors Welcome. Free Food - Buffalo Wild Wings is provided When: Wednesday, November 6 Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm Location: SFHB Atrium Questions?  Reach out to us.  Jake Williams (309) 335-8467 or Tiffany Harmon (630) 715-1043  

CPA Exam Information Session

Date:
Friday, November 8th 2019
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

CPA Exam Information Session How to apply Exam format Tricks & Tips When: Friday, November 8 Time: 12:00 pm Location: SFHB 125 Open to all COB students. Food will be servers. For more information please contact aifelte@ilstu.edu Sponsored by Beta Alpha Psi and Becker

Screencast-O-Matic Pro

Date:
Monday, November 11th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Screencast-O-Matic is an inexpensive, web-based software that allows you to record and narrate videos from your desktop. This workshop explores how to use this service to create material for a flipped, blended, or online course. Registration is required.

Romania Study Abroad Information Night

Date:
Monday, November 11th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Romania Study Abroad Information Night Mark your calendars. Information Night for Romania Study Abroad trip is this week. Date: Monday, Nov. 11 & Tuesday, Nov 12. Time: 5:00 pm Location: SFHB 412. A great experience you wouldn't want to miss out on. for more information or an application, contact Dr. Goodman at jgoodma@ilstu.edu

Katie School Risk Manager in Residence – Andrea Dudek

Date:
Monday, November 11th 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Katie School Risk Manager in Residence The Katie School of Insurance and Risk Management presents - "Risk 2.0 - How Artificial Intelligence is Changing Everyday Risk" Andrea Dudek | Managing Director, Global Risk Assessment & Financing ACCENTURE PLC Date: Monday, November 11 Time: 6:30 - 7:30 pm Location: SFHB 357 Co-sponsored by Gamma Iota Sigma and the Katie School for Insurance and Risk Management Funded by the Spencer Educational Foundation

Illinois MBA Information Session

Date:
Tuesday, November 12th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Illinois MBA Information Session CHOOSING THE RIGHT MBA PROGRAM can be a challenging task, but Illinois State can make the choice easier. Our MBA program is delivered by an exceptional group of dedicated faculty in a high-tech learning environment. The program's reputation, flexibility, and affordability define the Illinois State MBA as one of the best. Illinois State University's College of Business is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the "Best Business Schools. Our fully accredited degree program offered…

Romania Study Abroad Information Night

Date:
Tuesday, November 12th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Romania Study Abroad Information Night Mark your calendars. Information Night for Romania Study Abroad trip is this week. Date: Monday, Nov. 11 & Tuesday, Nov 12. Time: 5:00 pm Location: SFHB 412. A great experience you wouldn't want to miss out on. for more information or an application, contact Dr. Goodman at jgoodma@ilstu.edu

Excel: Level 2

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This course continues the basics of creating and modifying charts that began in Excel: Level 1. Also explore useful tools like filtering, which make viewing data accessible at a glance, and pivot tables to summarize values. Registration is required.

Family Feud – College of Business

Date:
Wednesday, November 13th 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Family Feud - College of Business PSE and AKPsi are hosting a Family Feud event on November 13 at 6:00 pm.  $30 per "family".   Questions will be ISU/COB theme as well as other random topics All proceeds will be donated to the Boys and Girls Club. Please visit https://www.pseilstu.org/marketing-events to sign up your team. For more information please contact https://www.pseilstu.org/

Department of Management & Quantitative Methods Advisory Board Meeting

Date:
Thursday, November 14th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Department of Management & Quantitative Methods Spring Advisory Board Meeting will be held on Thursday | November 14, 2019 in State Farm Hall of Business 412 from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. For more information please contact the Management & Quantitative Method office at (309) 438-5701

Educational Investment Fund (EIF) – Board Meeting

Date:
Saturday, November 16th 2019
Time:
8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Educational Investment Fund (EIF) - Board Meeting Location: SFHB 412 Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm For more information please contact the Department of Finance, Insurance and Law at (309) 438-8777

Meet and Greet Reception for COB Students, Faculty and Staff of Color

Date:
Tuesday, November 19th 2019
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Meet and Greet Reception for COB Students, Faculty and Staff of Color The College of Business is hosting a "Meet and Greet" opportunity for students to get to meet other students of color and supportive COB faculty and staff that they may not yet know. We'll be having a brief discussion to generate ideas for activities and programs that can be developed to continue to build a welcoming and supportive environment at the College of Business for students of color.…

Redbird Career Portfolio Info Session

Date:
Wednesday, November 20th 2019
Time:
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Redbird Career Portfolio Info Session How do you stand out from the crowd? The Redbird Career Portfolio (RCP) is a certificate program designed to allow students to participate in a variety of experiential learning activities beginning in his or her freshman year and continuing through his or her senior year. Students will have an opportunity to earn eight points per year by completing activities designed specifically to address the concerns of recruiters and employers. Join us to learn more about…

It’s IBFC Game Night

Date:
Wednesday, November 20th 2019
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

It's IBFC Game Night All College of Business Students are invited to IBFC Game Night.  Games are board games, cards, Jeopardy, and Minute to Win It. Let the trash talk begin. When:  Wednesday, November 20 Time: 6:30 - 8:30 PM Location:  SFHB 354, 367, 369, and 370 Food will be provided Cost to enter is $3.00 or 3 non-perishable food items. Raffle baskets will also be available All profits and items will be donated to the Midwest Food Bank Want…

December 2019

Grand opening of the Carson and Iris Varner International Business Institute

Date:
Monday, December 2nd 2019
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Join President Dietz and Dean Samant to celebrate the grand opening of the Carson and Iris Varner International Business Institute Monday, December 2, 2019 Carson and Iris Varner International Business Institute Room 315, State Farm Hall of Business Remarks at 10 a.m. A light reception will follow.

ReggieNet: Gradebook Overview

Date:
Wednesday, December 4th 2019
Time:
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Get a hands-on tour of the ReggieNet Gradebook tool. Learn how to create items within the Gradebook or add them from other ReggieNet tools. You’ll tackle basic features like setting up grade categories, working with weighted categories, reordering your gradebook items, and viewing grading statistics. Registration is required.

College of Business Graduation Party

Date:
Friday, December 13th 2019
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

College of Business Graduation Party Friday, December 13, 2019 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. State Farm Hall of Business Atrium Join the College of Business for a graduation luncheon celebration for our December 2019 graduates!  This is a free event open to graduating students and their families, as well as College of Business faculty and staff.  An RSVP is required to attend this event.  Please RSVP by Thursday December 5, 2019 at: www.business.illinoisstate.edu/studentlife/graduation For more information contact Ashley Hicks at 309-438-8865

January 2020

Illinois MBA Information Session

Date:
Wednesday, January 22nd 2020
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Illinois MBA Information Session CHOOSING THE RIGHT MBA PROGRAM can be a challenging task, but Illinois State can make the choice easier. Our MBA program is delivered by an exceptional group of dedicated faculty in a high-tech learning environment. The program's reputation, flexibility, and affordability define the Illinois State MBA as one of the best. Illinois State University's College of Business is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the "Best Business Schools. Our fully accredited degree program offered…

Fix It Friday

Date:
Friday, January 24th 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pop a button or have a hole in your favorite shirt? ISU students will mend and repair your quick fixes for FREE!

Fix It Friday

Date:
Friday, January 24th 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Hole in your jacket? Rip in your pants? Let the Fix It Friday crew mend and repair your clothes for free!

Fix It Friday

Date:
Friday, January 24th 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Pop a button on your shirt or need a hole fixed on that favorite sweater? Let the Fix It Friday crew fix it for you for FREE!

COBEC in the Snow – Welcome Back

Date:
Monday, January 27th 2020
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

COBEC in the Snow - Welcome Back Spring Welcome Back - Be a Part of Something Bigger Explore your opportunities at Illinois State by learning about the many Registered Student Organizations allied with the College of Business Date: Monday - January 27 Time 3:00 - 5:00 pm Location: SFHB Atrium All COB students invited. No registrations required Come Anytime

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Pui Ying Tong

Date:
Friday, January 31st 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Pui Ying Tong This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Pui Ying Tong “Examining the control-compliance…

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Tera Galloway

Date:
Friday, January 31st 2020
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Tera Galloway This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Tera Galloway “Entrepreneurial role evolution within collective…

February 2020

Cancelled: Excel: Level 1

Date:
Tuesday, February 4th 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

An introduction to Microsoft Excel: Topics include basic features such as spreadsheet arrangement (rows, columns, and cells), entering, editing, and formatting data. Also learn about formulas and graph creation.

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Date:
Tuesday, February 4th 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace Join us as we learn from Molly King about what EQ is, the benefits of being emotionally intelligent, and how to incorporate it into the workplace to accomplish personal and team goals! We hope to see you there! Sponsored by Accounting and Financial Women's Alliance Date: Tuesday - February 4 Time: 6:00 - 7:00 pm Location: SFHB 132 For more information, please email afwa.isu@gmail.com

Excel: Level 2

Date:
Tuesday, February 11th 2020
Time:
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This course continues the basics of creating and modifying charts that began in Excel: Level 1. Also explore useful tools like filtering, which make viewing data accessible at a glance, and pivot tables to summarize values.

Emerging Technology and Skills Session – Student Session

Date:
Thursday, February 13th 2020
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Emerging Technology and Skills Session - Student Session This will be a great opportunity to learn about many different aspects of data analytics and strongly encourage everyone to attend! This is an event open to all students. Event hosted by Protiviti this week on Thursday, February 13. Dinner served during a meet and greet from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM. Presentation immediately following in SFHB 357. Emerging Technology & Skills Session Date:                        Thursday, February 13, 2020 Time:                       6:30 p.m. to…

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Duleep Delpechitre

Date:
Friday, February 14th 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Duleep Delpechitre This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Duleep Delpechitre “Can deep acting and loyalty…

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. John Nowland

Date:
Friday, February 14th 2020
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. John Nowland This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. John Nowland “Top management team meetings and…

Illinois MBA Information Session

Date:
Tuesday, February 18th 2020
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Illinois MBA Information Session CHOOSING THE RIGHT MBA PROGRAM can be a challenging task, but Illinois State can make the choice easier. Our MBA program is delivered by an exceptional group of dedicated faculty in a high-tech learning environment. The program's reputation, flexibility, and affordability define the Illinois State MBA as one of the best. Illinois State University's College of Business is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the "Best Business Schools. Our fully accredited degree program offered…

Business Week Transition Seminars

Date:
Tuesday, February 25th 2020
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Business Week Transition Seminars The transition from college to corporate life can be daunting, but with well-directed guidance from experienced professionals, students can achieve it. The topics covered in each seminar were chosen to better prepare students as they enter their perspective industries. Each seminar is constructed to provide unique insights that students would not otherwise gain. To help ease the transition, distinguished College of Business alumni will be returning to campus to share their experiences. The alumni chosen are…

Children’s Studies Minor Speaker Series: Mariana Souto-Manning, Ph.D.

Date:
Friday, February 28th 2020
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Department of Psychology will present a talk titled, “Teaching young children in the pursuit of justice” with Mariana Souto-Manning, Ph.D., at 10:00 a.m. Friday, February 28, in the State Farm Hall of Business room 357. Souto-Manning is a Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Teacher's College, Columbia University. This event is part of the Children’s Studies Minor Speaker Series.

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Susan Dustin

Date:
Friday, February 28th 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Susan Dustin This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Susan Dustin “The role of organizational identification…

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Stella Liao

Date:
Friday, February 28th 2020
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Stella Liao This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Stella Liao “Labor market consequences for busy…

March 2020

CANCELLED – Illinois MBA Information Session

Date:
Tuesday, March 24th 2020
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Illinois MBA Information Session CHOOSING THE RIGHT MBA PROGRAM can be a challenging task, but Illinois State can make the choice easier. Our MBA program is delivered by an exceptional group of dedicated faculty in a high-tech learning environment. The program's reputation, flexibility, and affordability define the Illinois State MBA as one of the best. Illinois State University's College of Business is recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the "Best Business Schools. Our fully accredited degree program offered…

CANCELLED – Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Hulda Black

Date:
Friday, March 27th 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Hulda Black This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Hulda Black “Online vs. face to face:…

CANCELLED – Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Yongmei Liu

Date:
Friday, March 27th 2020
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Yongmei Liu This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Yongmei Liu “Selling to all involved: A…

April 2020

CANCELLED – Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Somnath Lahiri

Date:
Friday, April 10th 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Somnath Lahiri This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Somnath Lahiri “Preserve current socioemotional wealth at…

CANCELLED – Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Mona Bahl

Date:
Friday, April 10th 2020
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Mona Bahl This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Mona Bahl “Effect of crime on export…

43rd Annual High School Chemistry Contest

Date:
Friday, April 24th 2020
Time:
8:00 am - 1:30 pm

Welcome to the 2020 ACS High School Chemistry Contest sponsored by the Department of Chemistry, the Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology (CeMaST), and the Chemistry Club at Illinois State University, with additional support from the Illinois Heartland Section of the American Chemical Society. We look forward to seeing you and your students at Illinois State University in the State Farm Hall of Business.

CANCELLED – Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Tina Thompson

Date:
Friday, April 24th 2020
Time:
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Tina Thompson This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Tina Thompson “An examination of volition as…

CANCELLED – Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series – Dr. Aditya Gupta

Date:
Friday, April 24th 2020
Time:
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Spring 2020 College of Business Research Presentation Series - Dr. Aditya Gupta This Spring Semester we have several Research Presentations scheduled from our faculty members. We look forward to your participation in these seminars from the outstanding scholars of our college. Lunch will be provided for attendees at the presentation. Please let Dr. Elango know (elango@ilstu.edu) two days (by Wednesday midnight) before the date of presentation if you are planning to attend. Dr. Aditya Gupta “Meaningful consumption: Exploring happiness from…

August 2021

Traditional MBA Orientation Meeting

Date:
Saturday, August 14th 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Please join us for for the Traditional MBA Orientation Meeting on Saturday, August 14 from 9:00 – 11:00am in State Farm Hall of Business Room 150. When you earn an MBA from Illinois State University, you’ll join a worldwide network of highly successful alumni. Whatever your career goals, we can help you take the next step forward. We know how hard it is to balance work, family life, and school. That is why we format our courses to give you…

Corporate MBA Orientation Meeting

Date:
Saturday, August 14th 2021
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Please join us for for the Corporate MBA Orientation Meeting on Saturday, August 14 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm in State Farm Hall of Business Room 150. An Illinois State University MBA can boost your career to the next level. If you are already on a career path, can choose to do our CMBA program, which is designed for working professionals. In the CMBA, each course is five weeks long. During those five weeks, you’ll meet in a classroom on the…

September 2021

COB Research Presentation

Date:
Friday, September 3rd 2021
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

The College of Business has two presentations by our colleagues this Friday, Sep 3 Room SFHB/COB 430. Date Title/Presenter (11 to 11.45 am) Title/Presenter (12.15 to 1.00 pm) 3-Sep-21 Stello Liao – URG 2020-2021 Award Winner: “The International Effect of Reference Point Prices on Mergers and Acquisitions” John Nowland – URG 2020-2021 Award Winner: “Board of Director, Top Management Team Interaction and Company Performance”

1st and 2nd Year MQM Majors Welcome

Date:
Tuesday, September 14th 2021
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

1st and 2nd Year MQM Majors Welcome Calling 1st & 2nd-year Entrepreneurship, HR, IB, Org. Leadership, BUA majors, let us welcome you to Illinois State Univiersity. Join the MQM Department for Student Success tips and Snow Cones in the SFBH Courtyard Sign-up at https://illinoisstate.az1.qualtrics.com/.../SV... #YouBelongInMQM

October 2021

Early Career Achievement Awards

Date:
Friday, October 15th 2021
Time:
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Early Career Achievement Awards FRIDAY | October 15, 2021 3:00 PM The Early Career Achievement Awards recognize younger graduates who have demonstrated innovative and responsible professional leadership, the potential for future distinction, and a commitment to serving others.  A winner often demonstrates exemplary professional capabilities through entrepreneurial success, rapid promotions, industry recognitions, or innovative practices that lead to measurable outcomes.  Winners continue to embody the five core principals outlined in the College of Business Standards of Professional Behavior and Ethical…

Business Week – Movie Talk

Date:
Wednesday, October 20th 2021
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The 2022 Business Week team invites everyone to join us as we watch an episode of the acclaimed CNN docuseries, featuring over 180 interviews with sitcom icons; that breaks down how sitcoms have helped generations of Americans navigate an ever-shifting cultural landscape. Wednesday | October 20, 2021 7:00 pm Caterpillar Auditorium | State Farm Hall of Business FREE MOVIE SNACKS WILL BE AVAILABLE Watch the episode, and then enjoy the discussion as a panel of professionals and students exchange views…

Biometrics – iMotions, Two Day Workshop

Date:
Thursday, October 21st 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

In support of faculty research, the Department of Marketing has established a biometrics lab equipped with (1) eye tracking (both screen-based and eyeglasses), (2) galvanic skin response (GSR), and (3) facial expression recognition (FER) tools.   The lab, housed in the Focus Group Room, SFHB 336, will open in late October. To help faculty learn about the tools, the biometrics platform vendor, iMotions, will conduct a two-day workshop on Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd.  Please see the attached tentative agenda. We…

Biometrics – iMotions, Two Day Workshop

Date:
Friday, October 22nd 2021
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

In support of faculty research, the Department of Marketing has established a biometrics lab equipped with (1) eye tracking (both screen-based and eyeglasses), (2) galvanic skin response (GSR), and (3) facial expression recognition (FER) tools.   The lab, housed in the Focus Group Room, SFHB 336, will open in late October. To help faculty learn about the tools, the biometrics platform vendor, iMotions, will conduct a two-day workshop on Thursday, October 21st and Friday, October 22nd.  Please see the attached tentative agenda. We…

December 2021

College of Business Graduation Party

Date:
Friday, December 10th 2021
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

College of Business Graduation Party Friday, December 10, 2021 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. State Farm Hall of Business Lower Atrium Join the College of Business for a graduation luncheon celebration for our December 2021 graduates! This is a free event open to graduating students and their families, as well as College of Business faculty and staff. An RSVP is required to attend this event. Graduates... please check your email for your invitation and link to RSVP For more information contact the…

February 2022

Meet and Greet with Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza

Date:
Wednesday, February 23rd
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

 The Department of Accounting and Business Information Systems, along with Beta Alpha Psi, would like to invite you to a meet and greet with Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza. The meet and greet will be held on Wednesday, February 23rd from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM in SFHB 412. We will be serving coffee and desserts along with lively conversation. Business casual attire is appropriate. Please join us in welcoming Comptroller Mendoza to our campus. Additionally, Comptroller Mendoza will be speaking…

Presentation by State of Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza

Date:
Wednesday, February 23rd
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza will be visiting campus to speak about her role as Illinois Comptroller, the State of Illinois’ budget, and the importance of developing economic literacy.

Business Week | Diversity & Inclusion Event

Date:
Wednesday, February 23rd
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION EVENT The College of Business at Illinois State values initiatives that are inclusive for students of all ages and backgrounds, and Business Week places Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) at the forefront when planning for events. This year, the Business Week Team has created two new positions dedicated to promoting D&I initiatives and is very excited to announce the creation of a new D&I event. This event will be taking place on Wednesday, February 23th in the middle…

Business Week Keynote Address

Date:
Friday, February 25th
Time:
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

2022 KEYNOTE ADDRESS The 2022 Business Week Keynote Address will be on Thursday - February 25, 2022  from 3:30 - 4:30 pm KEYNOTE SPEAKER - ANDREW WATTS Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brown & Brown, Inc. Andrew Watts is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Brown & Brown, Inc. Andrew Watts is Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Brown & Brown, Inc.  Brown & Brown is a $2B diversified insurance broker, offering a broad range of…

March 2022

Business Week | Corporate Social Responsibility Day Case Competition

Date:
Friday, March 25th
Time:
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Corporate Social Responsibility Day Case Competition Friday | March 25, 2022 9:00am to 4:00pm Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the initiative to embrace  responsibility for a company’s actions and encourage a positive impact  on society through activities involving consumers, employees,  communities, stakeholders, and the environment. CSR goes beyond what is  required by regulators and promotes the betterment of business practices  for sustained positive change for consumers, employees, communities,  and stakeholders. This year’s Business Week CSR Case Competition is taking place…

May 2022

LCSW Exam Prep Class at Illinois State University

Date:
Friday, May 13th
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The School of Social Work at Illinois State University is offering its annual LCSW exam prep course in person.  Dr. Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, School of Social Work Professor emeritus and former NASW president, is conducting the 2-day exam preparation course Friday, May 13th 8:30AM-4:00PM and  Saturday May 14th 9:00AM-2:00PM at the State Farm Hall of Business - Room 366.  This is one of the few exam prep courses for LCSWs available in mid-Illinois . Please click on the School of…

LCSW Exam Prep Class at Illinois State University

Date:
Saturday, May 14th
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The School of Social Work at Illinois State University is offering its annual LCSW exam prep course in person.  Dr. Kathryn Conley Wehrmann, School of Social Work Professor emeritus and former NASW president, is conducting the 2-day exam preparation course Friday, May 13th 8:30AM-4:00PM and  Saturday May 14th 9:00AM-2:00PM at the State Farm Hall of Business - Room 366.  This is one of the few exam prep courses for LCSWs available in mid-Illinois . Please click on the School of…