Illinois State University’s Innovation Consulting Community (ICC) provides real-world professional experiences for undergraduate and graduate students from across campus. The program partners student consultants with actual organizations seeking insights about a variety of topics ranging from marketing strategies to product design to research questions.
Tom Harlovic said he could “go on and on” about what he learned from his participation in the Innovation Consulting Community (ICC) this academic year and described being a part of the program as “definitely one of the most impactful experiences” he has had at Illinois State University.
Steve Vandiver’s favorite part of his job is mentoring the students on the Business Week team. In recognition of his commitment of time, energy and dedication to these students, he was named the 2021 Registered Student Organization Advisor of the Year for Illinois State University.
In today’s media-driven world, college students are bombarded with stereotypes of the “perfect” body style, and as such it can be difficult to foster a healthy self-image.
Startup founder and author Tristan Niewöhner’s favorite part of entrepreneurship is the personal growth that comes with launching a business.
Growing up in Thailand, graduating MBA student Paii Chaaum saw firsthand how agriculture is “highly dependent on uncontrollable weather.”
In her new role as an academic advisor in the College of Business (COB) at Illinois State University, Jennifer Whitcomb hopes to “give students the tools and information they need to make decisions that best suit their personal goals and dreams.” “My goal isn’t to ‘tell’ students all the answers but to assist them in
For graduate student Clinton Aboagye, participating in Illinois State University’s Innovation Consulting Community (ICC) program was “a really rewarding journey.” Joining other students from across campus who were interested in tackling a real-world problem, the actuarial science master’s student partnered with the local NAACP chapter as a client in order to explore the issue of
The College of Business Executive Council (COBEC) is an organization comprised of the presidents of all registered student organizations (RSOs) recognized by the College of Business (COB). This council serves as the student advisory board to the dean of the college. Each year the college and the COBEC RSO co-sponsor the COB Student Involvement Recognition Ceremony to
During the National Business Education Association Annual Convention, Dr. Tamra Connor was named the 2021 Awardee for the John Robert Gregg Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Advancement of Business Education.