Student Profiles in Excellence

 quote from advertising class competition presentation regarding Mary Kay's brand

Advertising Students Nab 2nd Place Honors in Competition
Tasked with marking Mary Kay relevant to the 18-25 year old woman, thirteen MSU JJCBE and College of Arts & Architecture graphic design students spent two semesters creating a brilliant advertising campaign which earned them 2nd place honors at the regional National Student Advertising Competition. Full article.

check Finance Team Takes First Place at Spokane Research Challenge
A team of four finance students traveled to Spokane to participate in the regional CFA Institute Research Challenge, where they placed first, against teams from Boise State, Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga, Northwest Nazarene, University of Montana, Washington State University, and Whitworth. Full article.

check Students Team up to Take 3rd Place in Business Plan Competition
MSU students Alex Crosby and Tim Reusch presented their business plan for Babylon Produce, a hydroponic heirloom tomato facility at the regional competition and came away with $5,000 in award money. Full article.

Amanda Powell Accounting Student Receives Prestigious National Scholarship
Amanda Powell, an accounting student, has been awarded a prestigious Ritchie-Jennings Memorial scholarship for $5,000 from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
Full article.
Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Students Place Third in Best Practices Competition
A team of five Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) accounting students placed third in the Best Practices Competition in the "Inspiration" category at the annual BAP Rocky Mountain Regional Conference. Full article.

"I am always impressed with the Jake Jabs College of Business & Entrepreneurship (JJCBE) students. Their student clubs have provided professional development for themselves and other business students by bringing in top national speakers in their respective fields. The opportunities for networking have been countless due to the students' efforts."

-Linda Ward, Assistant Director, Bracken Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Business Education

Other Student Highlights:

Business Students Excel on National Test
Students Use Entrepreneurial Creativity to Support Local Non-profits
Students Impress Judges with Comprehensive Advertising Campaign
Trio of Finance Students Take First Place at Spokane Research Challenge Competition
MSU business student turns enthusiasm for sports into a marketing career path
MSU accounting students to volunteer in Alaska over spring break
Big ideas in the Big Apple: MSU senior changes plans after trip with finance club

MSU students' business aims to keep drunken drivers off the roads
MSU research team to produce documentary about state's microbreweries