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Blinded in Combat, Businessman Leads Battle for Workplace Equality

Through the corner of his right eye, Jeff Mittman reads an email. Using a mouse, the retired soldier drags the cursor across the large computer screen magnifying the text as big as a handprint. At Bosma Enterprises in Indianapolis, Mittman sits with the attentive posture of a seasoned military veteran. Dressed smartly in a charcoal suit, his war-damaged eyes […]

From Intern to Executive: Business Grad Leads Cummins in 12 African Countries

Racheal Njoroge, MBA ’06, is in the diesel industry, but her career is on a rocket-fueled trajectory. Cummins named the Ball State alumna as managing director of its Southern Africa Operations in Fall 2018. Njoroge is responsible for the leadership, operations, and strategic direction for the Columbus, Ind.-based engine manufacturer in 12 countries. She joined […]

Alumni Find Rewards Helping Students Up the Professional Ladder

[dropcap]A[/dropcap]fter nine rounds of interviews, 2017  finance grad Kyle Callahan didn’t land the internship he originally interviewed for at New York City’s Credit Suisse, a global investment banking and financial services company. But he got something even better, tailored just for him, and thanks in large part to alumna SoVonna Day-Goins. Day-Goins, a 1988 marketing graduate and […]

Hallmarks of Miller College of Business Will Carry Into the Next Century

[dropcap]E[/dropcap]stablished in 1965, the year Ball State became a university, the Miller College of Business has graduated scholars who’ve become leaders in their professions and their communities. They include entrepreneurs, high-level executives in corporations and nonprofits, attorneys, and philanthropists. Among Miller College’s more than 30,000 alumni are retired UPS chairman and CEO Kent C. “Oz” Nelson, Apple Vice President […]

Accounting Degrees Add Up for Alumni Couple

[dropcap]W[/dropcap]hile the financial world has been on a roller coaster since 1980, Barb Zipperian, ’80, and Ken Zipperian, ’79, have weathered the ride with Ball State accounting degrees that helped each become an influential business leader in two states. They’ve also balanced jobs and a relationship, which began when freshman Barb Dunn’s car broke down near […]

Honoring Two who Inspired a Dream

Alumnus Thomas Bryan honors father and uncle legacy through large gift to name deanship of the Miller College of Business.

Legacy Campaign Builds on Work of Beloved Professor

Paul W. Parkison built the accounting department, and it will now be named in his honor as a result of a fundraising campaign.