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September 2015 Broad Business eNews

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September 2015
Alumni News

Spartans Take the World Stage - Michigan State University Homecoming 2015
Homecoming 2015 Is Worldwide

Join us on campus for MSU’s Homecoming celebration September 28–October 3! Building on this year’s theme, “Spartans Take the World Stage,” the week will feature a variety of activities across the college, including:

Annual Warrington Lecture Features Kevin Clark

Kevin Clark

Kevin Clark (BA Financial Administration ’84, MBA Finance ’86), president and CEO of Delphi Automotive, will present this year’s Sylvan T. Warrington Visiting Lectureship in Ethics and Leadership at 6 p.m. Thursday, October 1. This talk, titled “Engaging for Success,” will highlight the role of active participation in achieving goals and tell the story of how Delphi’s team engaged to transform a company on the brink of extinction into a high-tech leader solving the automotive world’s biggest challenges.

Broad College Alumni Achievement Award Recipients Announced

The winners of the Broad College’s 2015 alumni awards have been named. The awards will be presented at the Broad College Scholarship Luncheon October 9. Congratulations to:

  • Shaan Bhargava (BA Finance ’12), the Hans Foundation – Young Alumni Achievement
  • Joel Clum (BA Finance ’08), Worldwide Express – Young Alumni Achievement
  • Bob Fish (BA Hospitality Business ’89), Biggby Coffee – Outstanding Alumni Achievement
  • Craige Stout (BA/MBA Accounting ’86), Stout Risius and Ross – Outstanding Alumni Achievement
  • Houston Striggow (BA Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant Management ’75), SusieCakes Bakery – Outstanding Alumni Achievement
Business at Broad

Supply chain: Spartans deliver the goods
U.S. News Recognizes Supply Chain Dominance

For the fifth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Broad’s undergraduate program in supply chain management/logistics No. 1 in the country in its annual Best Colleges rankings. The undergraduate business program is No. 11 among public universities.

Top 10 Public MBA Program, Says Forbes

In the Forbes ranking of full-time MBA programs released this morning, Broad’s Full-Time MBA was ranked No. 8 among public programs, up a place from last year. Overall, the Full-Time MBA was ranked No. 22 in the country.

Doctoral Student Wins Selective Research Grant

Research on the effectiveness of sales training has earned a Broad graduate student and his team one of only two research grants awarded nationally by the Sales Education Foundation. His project will incorporate innovative ways to effectively measure and evaluate sales training investments.

Around MSU

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MSU Named “Veteran-Friendly” School

MSU has earned gold status in the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency’s Veteran-Friendly School program. The ranking recognizes the number of services offered to student veterans.

2015–16 Men’s Basketball Conference Schedule Announced

The Michigan State men’s basketball conference schedule has been announced. The Spartans will play five home-and-homes this season (Iowa, Ohio State, Penn State, Rutgers, and Wisconsin), four opponents only in East Lansing (Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, and Nebraska), and four opponents only on the road (Michigan, Minnesota, Northwestern, and Purdue).

Homecoming Court Includes Broad Undergrads

MSU’s 2015–16 Homecoming Court has been named, including three Broad students. These ten court ambassadors represent the student body at various alumni, community, and university engagements throughout the academic year.

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Upcoming Events

Broad College Alumni & Friends Tailgate
(MSU vs. Oregon)

September 12
6–8 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

Broad College Alumni & Friends Tailgate
(MSU vs. Air Force)

September 19
10 a.m.–Noon
East Lansing, MI

Annual EMBA Alumni Golf Outing
September 21
11:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
Royal Oak, MI

How to Utilize New Import & Export Customs Services in Mid-Michigan
September 23
11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Lansing, MI

50th Anniversary Detroit Executive Forum
September 23
5–8 p.m.
Troy, MI

Broad College Alumni & Friends Tailgate
(MSU vs. Central Michigan)

September 26
2 Hours Before Kickoff
East Lansing, MI

The School Alumni-Student Homecoming Golf Outing
October 1
10:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

The School Alumni-Faculty Roundtable Discussion
October 1
4:30–6:30 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

Warrington Lecture:
Kevin Clark, Delphi

October 1
6 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

The School Spartan Sponsors Mentor Program
October 1
7–9 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

Homecoming Parade
October 2
6–7:15 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

The School Homecoming After-Parade Reception
October 2
7:15–8:30 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

The School Homecoming Pre-Game Reception
October 3
8:30–11:30 a.m.
East Lansing, MI

Broad College Alumni & Friends Homecoming Tailgate (MSU vs. Purdue)
October 3
10 a.m.–Noon
East Lansing, MI

Broad College Scholarship Luncheon
October 9
11:30 a.m.–1:45 p.m.
East Lansing, MI

Disruptive Innovation Forum
October 22
2–7:30 p.m.
San Francisco, CA

MSU is No. 1 on the list of top 10 U.S. Supply Chain Schools of 2015 compiled by SCM World. More

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