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Staff Move Announcement

The College of Business staff (Dean's Office, Advising Center, and Departments) have made the move back to the newly renovated Gary M. Owen Building.


Eastern Michigan University students win scholarships in annual Information Systems Audit and Control Association competition.

A group of Eastern Michigan University Computer Information Systems students recently competed and excelled in the fifth annual Detroit Chapter’s ISACA scholarship competition.

With over 23 competing teams from a variety of universities in the metro Detroit area, two EMU student teams placed third in the competition, which is by ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance. Read the full story.


MBA with Human Resources Specialization is Third Track at EMU confirmed to align with National HR Society Guidelines.

Students enrolled in the MBA Human Resources specialization program at Eastern Michigan University will now be able to apply to take the professional exam administered by the profession’s national society, because EMU’s curriculum conforms to the tough guidelines of that crucial oversight group.

The National Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) recently notified the EMU College of Business that its Master of Business Administration, Human Resource specialization program aligns with the society’s standards, an important step for students seeking to quickly advance in the profession. Read the full story.


Outstanding faculty and staff were recognized at the 2018 Distinguished Contributors Awards Ceremony, including the College of Business' own Susan Schanne

“There’s no question that everyone in this room touches the lives of many students,” President Jim Smith told a crowd of faculty, staff and students on March 21 in the Student Center. “It’s what makes us keep coming back every year.

“(Today) we’re recognizing the work, talent and time that goes into making this University what it is.” Read the full story.


The College of Business Owen Building to Close this Summer

The College of Business building will be closed for renovations this summer effective Monday, April 30, and returning in mid-August. Please check your my.emich schedule for classroom and building location of classes on main campus. The Dean's, departments and advising offices will be temporarily located in Halle Library. On Thursday–Friday, April 26–27, COB staff will be packing and moving; however, the Office of Academic Services (Suite 306) will have very limited availability to serve students who have urgent advising needs. We anticipate being fully operational in our new/temporary location on the 2nd floor of Halle Library, on Monday, April 30. The Summer semester begins on May 2 and classes will be held on main campus.
 
For undergraduate student advising: 734.487.2344
For graduate student advising: 734.487.4444
 
If you are a COB faculty or staff member and need information, view our page on the summer swing space and the move.

EMU students win scholarships in annual Information Systems Audit and Control Association competition

A group of Eastern Michigan University Computer Information Systems students recently competed and excelled in the fifth annual Detroit Chapter’s ISACA scholarship competition.

With over 23 competing teams from a variety of universities in the metro Detroit area, two EMU student teams placed third in the competition, which is by ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance. Read the full story.


The newest episode of EMU Today features three Eastern alumni

Blaire Miller, partner of The Hunter Group LLC, Ryan Wooley, afternoon radio sports anchor, and Josh Landon, morning news anchor at FOX2 Detroit. Watch the full video.


Eleven students competed in the annual Northwestern Mutual Sales Contest

The top three students won cash prizes at the College of Business earlier this month for competing in the Northwestern Mutual Sales Contest. Read the full story.


MBA with Human Resources Specialization is Third Track at EMU confirmed to align with National HR Society Guidelines

Students enrolled in the MBA Human Resources specialization program at Eastern Michigan University will now be able to apply to take the professional exam administered by the profession’s national society, because EMU’s curriculum conforms to the tough guidelines of that crucial oversight group. Read the full story.


Outstanding faculty and staff were recognized at the 2018 Distinguished Contributors Awards Ceremony

The College of Business' own Susan Schanne was awarded as an outstanding faculty member. Read the full story.


Marketing Professor, Judy Foster Davis Speaks on the American Black Journal About her Book

Judy Foster Davis wrote a book about the trailblazing black women who launched advertising careers during the 1960’s Mad Men era. The book is entitled “Pioneering African American Women in the Advertising Business.” Watch the full video.


EMU COB Adds New Academic Program: Master of Science in Finance

This degree will prepare graduate students for a wide variety of high-demand business careers. Read the full story.


Distinguished Lecturer, Edward L. Monser

Join us on Wednesday, March 21st at 4 p.m. to hear from our distinguished lecturer Edward L. Monser, President of Emerson. Monser's lecture, "Leadership of the New Digital Workforce" will include a question and answer segment. Read Monser's bio.


EMU Today Episode 4

The fourth episode of Eastern Michigan University's EMU Today TV program includes interviews with Lolita Cummings Carson, Professor of Public Relations speaking about the #CampusKindness initiative she and her students started and Professor Jessica "Decky" Alexander speaking about Engage at EMU. Watch the full episode.


Women in Philanthropy President Anne Balazs Announces 2018 Grant Awards

More than $40,000 was awarded to 11 students and faculty members. Read the full story.


Sales Institute Jump Starts Students' Careers

To help students develop sales skills critical to gaining an edge in the job market, EMU’s College of Business has created a Sales Institute. Launched in Fall 2016, the Institute allows students to apply skills learned through the Marketing department’s four-course Sales concentration. Read the full story.


Employee Spotlight

Assistant Director for Alumni Relations and Communications, Mia Milton was featured in the Employee Spotlight at EMU. Mia is a two time alumna of EMU and most recently received her Master's Degree in Integrated Marketing Communications at the College of Business. Read the full employee spotlight.


EMU Today Episode 3

The third episode of Eastern Michigan University's new EMU Today TV program includes interviews with Vice President of Communications, Walter Kraft and a segment with Chemistry professor and Fermentation Science director, Cory Emal. Watch the full episode.


Gaga @ Google

Phill Park MBA '16 turns being wait listed into treasured gold at Google. Read the full story.


EMU Today Televised Programming Showcases EMU Success

Produced by Eastern Michigan University's School of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts in the College of Arts and Sciences, in conjunction with the College of Business, the program features positive programs and initiatives across the university. Watch episodes on Youtube.


The Digital Marketing Workshop 2017

There were over 250 attendees at the seventh annual Digital Marketing Workshop this year including students, faculty, staff, alumni and professionals! Read the full story.


COB Fall 2017 Newsletter

See what the COB has been up to this semester in the College of Business Fall Newsletter [PDF].


EMU Today

Eastern Michigan University launched a new interview-style television program, EMU Today, to discuss the great things happening at EMU! Read the full story.


EMU's College of Business Among the Nation's Best

Eastern's online programs in the College of Business have been ranked among the nation's best in the annual list of top graduate programs compiled by U.S. News and World Report. Read the full story.

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