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Student Success Stories

Fingerson Family Rance 40 Under-40 Flynn
Bethany Cordell
Sarah Greenshields
Grant Jamieson
Solomonson Tej Internships
Luke Solomonson
Tej Chigateri
Nicole Luetolf

"I am always impressed with the College of Business students. Their student clubs have provided professional development for themselves and other College of 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,
Bracken Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Business Education


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Student & Alumni Profiles
CoB Student Attends Intensive Three-Day Seminar with Seth Godin
CoB Student, Morena Garcia, Combines Business and Passion to Fly Free
Accounting Student, Molly Zander, Receives National Scholarship for Awareness for Fraud
Life Changing Experiences from Traveling to the Other Side of the World
Business Student Turns Enthusiasm for Sports into a marketing Career Path
Recent Alum Completes Internship with U.S. Senate Finance Committee
Big Ideas in the Big Apple: CoB Senior Changes Plans After Trip with Finance Club
Hatchopedia.com: Alumni Team Up Combining Business & Fishing Smarts
Brad Bergum, COB Alumnus and author, Here for Book Signing
Alderson to Receive an Honorary Doctorate
COB Instructor and Alumnus Finds Success Inside and Out of the Classroom
For Student, First it's Cambodia, then Boeing
Turning Wheat into Dough
From Bangalore to Bozeman: India Native Excels at Business, Tennis
Eric Flynn: Honored in the 40 Under 40 List
Rachel Hofacker Wins Leadership Award
COB Grad Recognized in the 40 Under 40 List
Cape, COB Alumnus, Awarded Entrepreneur of the Year
Former Business Student Accepts VP Position with Wells Fargo
Student's Outdoor Lifestyle Leads to Energy Product Launch
Montana Values Help Launch Callahan's Finance Career
Student Makes Great Strides in Pursuing Career Goals
Fingarson Awarded US Senate Finance Committee Internship
Czech Dances: Life is a Whirl for Busy Senior
'Mr. Potato' Heads Home for Harvest
Award-winning Student Learned Work Ethic on Family Ranch
Accounting Student Receives National Scholarship

Student Activities & Success Stories
Upcycle Program Led By CoB Instructor and Students Gaining Ground
Sixteen CoB Students Get a Taste of Wall Street
Six Accounting Students Travel to Alaska as Volunteer Tax Preparers
Accounting Student, Jodie Kunesh, Receives Top Community Involvement Award
Entreprentice Assignment Gives Students First-Hand Entrepreneurial Experience
Finance Course Students Leading Other Universities in D.A. Davidson Investment Challenge
MSU Students Take 2nd Place at Regional Advertising Competition
SIFE Club Competes and Excels at Atlanta, GA Regional Competition
Beta Alpha Psi (Accounting) Student Team Takes 2nd Place at Regional Conference
Team of Three Finance Students Takes 2nd Place in an Investment Research Challenge
Students Team Up with Assistant Professor of Marketing for Business Research
CoB students' business aims to keep drunken drivers off the roads

MSU students team up to help Hawaiian ranch become more sustainable
Students Spend Spring Break Volunteering in Tundra
Student Honored During Achievement Awards Ceremony
Student Receives Torleif Aasheim Community Involvement Award
SIFE Club Promoting Environmentally Conscious Solutions
International Students Nab Internships with Merrill Lynch and Nestle
Accounting Students Offer Free Tax Help
Ahead of his times: Recent MSU COB Graduate Sponsors Scholarship
Team Takes First Place at Business Plan Competition
Marketing Alpacas: A unique Project for Business Students
Business Student Santas Donate to the Food Bank
COB Students Score in the 90th Percentile on National Exam
Advertising Class Places Third at Regional Competition
Two Teams Placed in the UM Business Plan Competition
Marketing Club Travels to Arizona
SIFE Students Win Rookie of the Year Award
Management Students Work as Consultants for Local Company
Entrepreneur Program Positively Affecting Students
Top Accounting Team From MSU College of Business
Accounting Students Sixth in the Nation
Business Students Win the PricewaterhouseCoopers xTAX Competition
Accounting Team Wins Regional Competition
Students Travel to Japan for Business Internships
Amazing! MSU Tops Nation in CPA Pass Rate
Students Participate in Business Management Program
Accounting Students Participate in Consulting and System Development Services
Students and Professor Team Up: Research Aids Tourism
Business Students Aid Extension Services Marketing Efforts 
International Business Club Members Tour the Seattle Area
How Do We Spell Success? CPA Exam Pass Rate!
Marketing Students Participate in Unique Opportunities
Accounting Students Continue to Succeed!
Team Studies Impact of Tourism