Steve Horwitz envisions a future where we eradicate global issues, such as hunger, by studying what makes economies successful.
Happy and healthy. That’s what marketing professor Mark Mayer wants for all kids. He evaluates how to develop uplifting ads to tackle childhood obesity.
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 […]
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 […]
[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 […]
[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 […]
[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 […]