The FCB Business Division’s Business Leadership Program (BLP) has been changing the way business students look at the world for two years now (story on BLP’s beginning HERE). A new partnership with the NAU Philosophy in the Public Interest (PPI) program is further affecting how business ideas are approached and pursued. One program within PPI is the Hot Topics Café. A group of campus leaders nominate and then vote on topics… Read more
My name is Jesse Redmond. I was selected to participate in the first veteran-specific executive job shadow funded by The W. A. Franke College of Business at Northern Arizona University. I spent three days in Dubuque, Iowa shadowing Brad Stewart (’87 Criminal Justice), the president of Rockfarm, a global supply chain management organization that specializes in moving products anywhere in the world. Stewart and his CEO, Todd Colin, founded the… Read more
The W. A. Franke College of Business (FCB) was once again ranked among the top in the nation for serving veterans in higher education. FCB was ranked 10th in Military Times’ Best for Vets: Business Schools 2016.
“We’re very happy to be recognized for our work with our veteran students,” said Craig Van Slyke, dean of The W. A. Franke College of Business. “Serving those who served our country is a moral obligation that the College of Business faculty and staff… Read more
The Northern Arizona University, Sales Team participated in the Southwest Regional Collegiate Sales Competition and came home with Gold! The team of four students went to ASU and competed on their sales, professionalism, and product knowledge skills against teams from seven universities.
In April 2017, Marketing Professor Kevin Trainor was notified by the Sales Education Foundation (SEF) that the FCB was being recognized as one of their “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education.” SEF recognizes universities for preparing students for successful careers in professional selling and helping to elevate the sales profession. The accolade was published in the SEF 2017 ANNUAL magazine [pg. 12/article PDF HERE].
According to SEF, Professional Sales/Selling is one of the most common jobs for students… Read more
Graduating from a university with any kind of degree is a great achievement and there’s no better way to graduate than to also be acknowledged for your hard work and dedication. On May 1st, the FCB hosted an Outstanding Senior Award breakfast for Baccalaureate candidates. Listed below are the names of the seven seniors recognized by The W. A. Franke College of Business, as Outstanding Seniors of their respective majors. These students have performed at a high level academically… Read more