Posts Tagged: mba

MBA team excited for growth opportunities in Capitol Federal Hall

March 30, 2016 by admin

In the weeks leading up to our transition from Summerfield Hall to Capitol Federal Hall, we’ll be featuring guest posts written by faculty and staff. The following Q&A was answered by Patricia McCaffrey, MBA coordinator, and Marysa Sacerdote, MBA admission coordinator. How will the KU MBA programs benefit from the new building? Our new building will be representative of the Read More

Alumna honored as a ‘top advisor’ by Financial Times

March 8, 2016 by admin

In 2015 KU alumna Margo Shepard was recognized by Financial Times as one of the “Top 400 Financial Advisors” in the country. Shepard is a senior financial advisor and senior vice president of investments at Wells Fargo Advisors in Overland Park, Kansas. “It’s an honor to be named among the top advisors in the country,” she says. “Each day, I Read More

Poets and Quants: KU ‘came out of nowhere’ in 2016 Best for Vets ranking

February 16, 2016 by admin

The University of Kansas School of Business continues to turn heads in the higher education community. Last week business school media property Poets and Quants highlighted KU in its story on new rankings by Military Times. As the fourth-ranked program in the 2016 ranking of the best business schools for vets, Poets and Quants said the University of Kansas “came Read More

School names executive director of MBA, MSB programs

October 29, 2015 by admin

Dee Steinle has been named executive director of MBA and MSB programs, effective in December. Prior to this appointment, Steinle served as administrative director of MBA and MSB programs since 2005. She has served in a variety of student affairs roles at both KU and UMKC during her tenure in higher education. “Dee has provided excellent service to KU, the Read More

School appoints new MBA faculty director

October 20, 2015 by admin

Duane Myer has been named faculty director of KU MBA programs, effective in January. Myer returned to KU in 2015 after serving as an assistant professor of marketing at Pepperdine University. “In addition to his impressive background, Duane brings great enthusiasm and ideas for building on the recent successes of our MBA programs,” said associate dean of faculty development and Read More

Architecture students collaborate on KIP project

February 27, 2015 by admin

Graduate students in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning are bringing a new perspective to the Kansas Impact Program (KIP) this year. As the cornerstone of the full-time MBA curriculum, KIP pairs teams of first-year MBA students with organizations around the state in need of management consulting. This year, architecture students in associate professor Joe Colistra’s Architectural Investigation studio Read More

Kansas Impact Program experience results in CFO position for MBA graduate

February 11, 2015 by admin

For Abram Brunson, participating in the Kansas Impact Program as a Master of Business Administration student meant learning to take a step back to see the bigger picture. It’s just one of the skills he learned from the program, known as KIP, that has helped him reach his current position as chief financial officer at Satanta District Hospital in Satanta, Read More

MBA Student Spotlight: Jamie Cook

December 11, 2014 by admin

Jamie Cook, MBA student, Stilwell, Kansas What thoughts do you have as you prepare to graduate? The best part about the program has been the cohort aspect. When you’re around a group of people with diverse backgrounds, there’s so much you learn outside the classroom, and that was especially cool for me coming straight to the MBA program from my Read More

MBA program ranked among top 100 in U.S. by Poets & Quants

December 5, 2014 by admin

The KU School of Business MBA program was recently named among the top 100 MBA programs in the U.S. for 2014 by Poets & Quants. The MBA program made its debut on the Poets & Quants list at No. 90. “Poets & Quants is a widely read and respected site that provides information to prospective MBA students worldwide,” said Catherine Read More

Senior football player is a leader on and off the field

October 25, 2012 by Austin Falley

Change can often be difficult for many people. Facing it head-on has never been a problem for Trevor Marrongelli. In fact, the senior football player has embraced the challenge this year. He is taking on more responsibility on the field, playing a leadership role at the center position, and off the field, starting his Master of Business Administration degree. Marrongelli, Read More