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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.

Scott Wise Expands Business but Keeps Original Flavor

[dropcap]T[/dropcap]here’s a secret, of sorts, to Scott Wise’s business success. Wise, ’95, founder of Scotty’s Brewhouse, started with a single site in the Village near Ball State and slowly over time, has added locations around Indiana. But what’s likely to happen next could surprise even Wise, who is the hardest worker and biggest believer in […]

On Alternative Spring Break, Students Trade Leisure for Life Lessons

Student volunteers traveled to a challenged St. Louis enclave, stepped into the realities of its residents and took away a new perspective.