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Finance Students Take Insurance College Challenge Again

Finance Students Take Insurance College Challenge Again

Insurance students from UA put their insurance knowledge to the test and reigned victorious as they were named winners of the Insurance College Challenge for the second consecutive year. Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Greg Clark, Senior Vice President, MAPFRE Insurance; Tyler Vaughan, Risk Management and Insurance major; Tyler Hornbeck, dual major in Risk Management, Insurance and Financial Management; Ashley Gao and Abigail Sebunia, both Actuarial Science majors with Risk Management and Insurance as their minor; and Jeff Alexander, Vice President, MAPFRE Insurance.

CBA Team Wins at National Sales & Marketing Fraternity Convention

CBA Team Wins at National Sales & Marketing Fraternity Convention

Members of The University of Akron chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon, a professional fraternity for students and industry professionals in Marketing and Sales Management, took home top prizes at the organization’s 62nd National Convention. Besting 60 other university chapters across the nation, the CBA Gamma Kappa chapter took 1st place in the Silver Chapter category and earned 2nd in the Top Not-for-Profit Marketing Project category. Pictured (front row, left to right) Julia Baumann, Jenny Hornyak, Kristin Genetin, Amanda Shaffer, Juliette Bell; (back row left to right) Brian Shaffer, Elizabeth Helbley, Joey Klemm, Luke Hbyan, Kevin Smith, Bradley Zerucha.

Class of 2018: Dual Degrees Put Grad on Fast Track to Business Success

Class of 2018: Dual Degrees Put Grad on Fast Track to Business Success

Sarah Lucas was the student speaker at the Spring Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 13, at 10 a.m. She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing Management and a Bachelor of Integrated Marketing Communications, summa cum laude.

Expansion coming to our College of Business Administration

Expansion coming to our College of Business Administration

Groundbreaking for the Professional Development Center, which will focus on integrating academic quality with experiential learning, will be May 15.

CBA Student Miranda Radesic: Interning With Bridgestone Americas

CBA Student Miranda Radesic: Interning With Bridgestone Americas

Racing a BMW around a slick track is probably not what you picture when imagining a sales and marketing internship, but this was just one of many incredible experiences that junior Sales Management and Marketing Management double major, Miranda Radesic, enjoyed during her 10-week summer internship with Bridgestone Americas.

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  • Finance Students Take Insurance College Challenge Again
    Finance Students Take Insurance College Challenge Again

    Insurance students from UA put their insurance knowledge to the test and reigned victorious as they were named winners of the Insurance College Challenge for the second consecutive year. Pictured in the front row, from left to right, are Greg Clark, Senior Vice President, MAPFRE Insurance; Tyler Vaughan, Risk Management and Insurance major; Tyler Hornbeck, dual major in Risk Management, Insurance and Financial Management; Ashley Gao and Abigail Sebunia, both Actuarial Science majors with Risk Management and Insurance as their minor; and Jeff Alexander, Vice President, MAPFRE Insurance.

  • UA’s FanTAXtic victory — accounting team earns honorable mention
    The team competed against 60 other schools in the 2018 Deloitte FanTAXtic Regional Competition held in Cleveland.
  • UA and Incept partner to bring marketing and sales experience to students
    Partnership provides real-world experience to students in preparation for graduation.

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