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Business school welcomes new undergraduate advisor  
October 30, 2014

Heather Laskos is the newest academic advisor in the Wayne State University School of Business Administration. Laskos, who will primarily advise undergraduate accounting students, earned her Bachelor and Master of Social Work degrees from WSU. Laskos has worked for a variety of nonprofit...

Learn about study abroad opportunities at the SBA Study Abroad Fair  
October 29, 2014

It's that time of year again. Join us on Monday, Nov. 17, at 4:30 p.m. in the Prentis Fishbowl for the School of Business Administration Study Abroad Fair. Next summer's destinations include China, Central Europe and Italy. All business students are welcome to attend. Students...

Epsilon Phi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi recognized as "Distinguished Chapter" for 2013-14  
October 29, 2014

The WSU Epsilon Phi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the international honors organization for financial information students and professionals, was recognized by its national office as a Distinguished Chapter for 2014. To achieve that status, an individual chapter must organize a combination of five or...

WSU to host university-wide grad open house Nov. 13  
October 29, 2014

Wayne State is hosting Graduate Open House on Thursday, Nov. 13, in the university’s Welcome Center. Prospective students can speak with program representatives while learning about the more than 200 graduate programs offered across the university. The School of Business Administration...

Priority registration for winter semester starts Nov. 3.  
October 27, 2014

Calling all WSU business students: Don’t forget about priority registration! Undergraduate and graduate students alike can begin to register for Winter 2015 classes as soon as Monday, Nov. 3. Here are some tips that may help you get the classes you need: If you are a freshman...

Wayne business grad named president and CEO of McLaren Medical Group  
October 23, 2014

William Hardimon (M.B.A. ’01) was named the president and CEO of McLaren Medical Group, a provider network of primary care and specialty physicians and physician extenders, on Oct. 20. Hardimon replaces Mark O’Halla, who is now the executive vice president and chief operating officer at...

WSU School of Business students selected as University Innovation Fellows  
October 20, 2014

WSU School of Business Administration student, Pradeep Bhat, and SBA alum, Siwatu Sanders, were selected as University Innovation Fellows. The program encourages students to become more proactive in entrepreneurship, innovation and venture creation. Through the program, Bhat, Sanders and another...

Intro business course uses experiential learning to help "green the D"  
October 10, 2014

A group of students from Wayne State University School of Business Administration’s Introduction to Business course (B A 2020) participated in a Greening of Detroit event on Oct. 4. Eighty-five students took part in this WSU collaboration with Detroit Future City and planted 300 trees to...

Wayne State and University of Memphis share top honors at fourth annual GM-WSU School of Business Supply Chain Case Competition  
October 09, 2014

The student supply chain teams from the University of Memphis and Wayne State University’s School of Business were named co-champions of the fourth annual General Motors/Wayne State University Supply Chain Case Competition, held October 2-5, at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance...

Join us for the WSU Business School Showcase  
October 08, 2014

Don’t forget to join us tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 9, for an up-close look at why the Wayne State University School of Business Administration is the ideal place to get a real education in business. Agenda of events: Registration Center and Research Showcase Enjoy refreshments and chat...

Don’t miss your chance to ENGAGE in the world’s largest student investment conference  
October 02, 2014

The world's largest student investment conference is coming to Detroit ... and Wayne State University students have the opportunity to attend for FREE! Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management are proud to announce the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. Coming...

WSU Accounting Professionals honored at 2014 MICPA Awards Dinner   
October 02, 2014

As usual, Wayne State University had a strong presence at the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants’ (MICPA) annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, September 30, at Shenandoah Country Club in West Bloomfield. The evening was a celebration of those who have made an impact in their...

Economic expansion continues as Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index climbs to 59.4  
October 01, 2014

Reflecting an on-going confidence and enthusiasm for the economy, the Southeast Michigan Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for September is 59.4, up from 54.8 in August. A PMI value above 50 generally suggests economic growth. "Significant increases in both the Production (61.4) and New...

Beta Gamma Sigma transitions to full-fledged student organization  
October 01, 2014

Beta Gamma Sigma is the nation’s premier honor society recognizing business excellence. The Wayne State University chapter was chartered in 1979. Since then, hundreds of outstanding students have earned membership. After decades of existence as an honor society, BGS is ready to take the next...

Announcing ENGAGE — International Investment Education Symposium   
October 01, 2014

Wayne State University and Mainstay Capital Management are proud to announce the ENGAGE International Investment Education Symposium. Coming to Detroit’s newly renovated Cobo Center on March 26 and 27, ENGAGE 2015 will be the largest student investment conference in the world. Expected to...