Featured RSO: Toastmasters

Toastmasters: Featured RSO

Founded in 2005, the College of Business Toastmasters at Illinois State is designed to help students gain useful communication skills pertinent to success after graduation. This organization consists of students from all grade levels (freshmen through graduate students) and ethnic backgrounds. Our club focuses on creating the foundation for long-term success with public speaking, communication, and leadership skills.

Summer intern meets the Stanley Cup

Tom Vasko and Stanley Cup

Tom Vasko, College of Business summer intern for Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Chicago, went to greet an incoming shuttle bus at the request of his branch manager. When it arrived at O’Hare Airport, the driver stepped out and told him the customer would like a minute to repack his belongings. “It seemed strange to me that

Rich named interim chair of Accounting Department

Dr. Jay Rich

The College of Business is pleased to announce that Jay Rich has been named the interim chairperson of the Accounting Department for the 2013-2014 academic year. Rich will assume his new duties July 15, 2013.

College of Business student named Bone Scholar

Congratulations to Jason Hufendick, a business administration/general finance major from Jacksonville, who has been chosen a Robert G. Bone Scholar for the 2013-2014 school year. Fourteen students at Illinois State University have been chosen as new Bone Scholars. The announcement was made by Kim Pereira, director of the Honors Program.

Rich named interim chair of Accounting Department

Dr. Jay Rich

The College of Business is pleased to announce Jay Rich as the interim chairperson of the Accounting Department for the 2013–2014 academic year. Rich will assume his new duties July 15, 2013.

McKean named interim dean of College of Business

Dr. Jerry McKean

Gerry McKean has been named the interim dean of Illinois State’s College of Business, effective July 1. McKean will fill the vacancy left by Scott Johnson, who has accepted a position with the University of Michigan-Flint.

Business professor receives Outstanding Service Award from ISBE

Tamra Davis

Congratulations to Tamra Davis, an Illinois State business teacher education professor, who received the Bill Anderson Outstanding Service Award in April from the U.S. chapter of the International Society for Business Education (ISBE) at the National Business Education Association Convention (NBEA).