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Each year, the College of Business Hall of Fame and Awards Committee seeks nominations of faculty members and administrative staff for the Dean’s Excellence Awards in the areas of Undergraduate Teaching, Graduate Teaching, Research, Service, and Administrative Support.
A graduating senior majoring in accounting has won a $10,000 scholarship from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board. Arianna Greco, 22, from Warren, N.J., said she was shocked when she heard her professors had nominated her for the prestigious scholarship.
The University of Rhode Island is offering a chance to learn from the ultimate networker. If you’re looking for a job, you won’t want to miss a chance to meet author Daniel Seddiqui on March 19.
While many of his fellow business students have internships that may lead to Wall Street careers, Kaan Yarar is halfway through a yearlong financial coaching fellowship at the Capital Good Fund in Providence, another step in reaching his personal goal of reducing poverty in Rhode Island, the United States, and beyond.
Congrats also go to a special University of Rhode Island team, the first-place winner of the student case competition at the 29th Annual Minority Business Conference sponsored by the Boston Metropolitan Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants.
Professor Anthony R. Wheeler has researched bullying in the workplace* and believes the Miami Dolphins organization should be held accountable for creating an environment in which bullies have thrived.
Two College of Business Administration doctoral candidates at the University of Rhode Island have earned top international honors for their dissertations.
Shayla Minteer ’15, a double major in general business administration and medical lab science, has been accepted into Brown University’s Warren Alpert School of Medicine through the URI-Brown University Early Identification Program, which offers early contingent admission to a sophomore from Rhode Island.
When disaster strikes, there’s nothing cold about cash. Just ask the team of URI business and engineering students who got together to prove it. At the suggestion of URI Assistant Business Professor Koray Özpolat, these enterprising students joined forces to create an online donation calculator to demonstrate the inefficiency of donating goods for disaster relief and make the case for giving money instead.
URI offers one of the nation’s first undergraduate programs focused on green business: the green business double major. This program combines majors in general business and environmental economics and can be completed in four years.
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