Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics Annual Review 2014

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Indiana University South Bend
Annual report for the Division of Business and Economics at Indiana University South Bend for the 2014 academic year. Contents include announcement of Business School's rankings by Bloomberg Businessweek and inclusion in Princeton Review; report about students scoring in the top 10% of Educational Testing Services (ETS) scores for 2013; article about articulation agreement with Tianjin Polytechnic University (TJPU) in China; alumni profile on Paul Marsh, president and CEO of Teacher's Credit Union (TCU); report on IUSB Business School's 2013 CEO Roundtable; article about school being renamed as Judd Leighton School of Business and Economics in honor of the largest single donor gift in IUSB history by Judd Leighton Foundation, Inc.; report on meeting between Judd Leighton business students and 1st Source Bank mentors; new faculty update; article about naming of new experiential learning labs; information on Lake City Entrepreneurship Lecture Series and NIBCO IT Management Seminar Series, including photos and bios of speakers; report on economic panel on post-recession economics moderated by Dean Robert Ducoffe; announcement of new appointments to IUSB Economic Advisory Board; announcement of Hong Zhuang assuming leadership roles in Economics department; article about Systems Analysis and Design class developing prototype for online registration and volunteer management system for Indiana Mock Trial; article about panel discussion about on business ethics in business curriculum; article about business professors participating in talks for 2013-2014 Campus Theme, "Much Ado about Will: 450 Years of Shakespeare and Counting!"; article about Managing and Organizational Behavior class partnering with Purple Porch Co-op to improve outreach and promotion; article about campus and community participation in Global Game Jam event; article about W408 Small Business Practicum students collaborating with local businesses Jeannie's Diner and Positive Organic Living; article about marketing students performing strongly in marketing competitions under guidance of professor Monle Lee; announcement about new lecturing and consulting series, the Idea Factory; spotlight on graduate students' participation in technological commercialization workshop; article about three alumni included in South Bend Tribune's "40 under 40" ranking for 2012; announcements about awards and recognitions; announcement about professor Beth Kern being featured in New York Times article about community redevelopment in Chapin Park; list of student awards and scholarships; Dean's List for Spring 2012; article about two students winning Rotary scholarships; student essays; article about strong recruitment for accounting students; report on students' participation in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program; student club updates; letters of appreciation to business faculty from students; faculty scholarship highlights; list of faculty publications in 2011-2012; honor roll of donors; and letter from dean Rob Ducoffe.
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