What's Happening at the CBA
A team of four University of Akron students -- three of them business students -- is one of 300 international teams to compete for the 7th annual Hult Prize. More than 25,000 teams had initially entered the competition. The UA team is made up of Honors College undergraduate students — freshman Corporate Finance major Peyton Zachrich, from New Concord, Ohio, and junior Integrated Marketing Communications major Kelsey Jones, from Green, Ohio; bioengineering major Amanda Pinheiro, also from Green; and MBA candidate Vishal Chaurasia, from Buffalo, N.Y. Read more about the students and the competition.
UA business majors Will Armstrong and Charles Combest are competing for a spot in the Student Startup Madness tournament.
CBA senior Katelyn Kosar will be the student speaker at the Fall Commencement ceremony on Friday, Dec. 18, at 7 p.m. She is graduating with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management, summa cum laude, with a second major in Integrated Marketing Communication.
Dr. Albert Green was the featured speaker at the 2015 Executive Business Forum (EBF) lecture series on Wednesday November 11, 2015. Dr. Green’s keynote address focused on business strategy and risk management in the global economy. He discussed these issues from the perspective of a fast growing Northeast Ohio consumer products company.
CBA Dean Ravi Krovi, Ph.D., has been named a member of Mayor-elect Dan Horrigan’s Blue Ribbon task force. Mayor-elect Horrigan has asked people from business, labor, education, foundations, healthcare and local government sectors to examine the city’s finances, leadership, diversity, and quality of life. The group has been asked to make a set of recommendations by Feb. 1, 2016. Read more about the team in an online article, Akron Foundations Commit $300,000 to Drill Down on City Government.