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Huntsman Scholar Program

The Huntsman Scholar Program is the premier program for undergraduate students interested in business and global affairs. The aim of this program is to provide students with challenging academic opportunities, unique experiences outside the classroom, and personal faculty mentorship.

Entrepreneur Leadership Series Speaker: Jeremy Hanks

Jeremy Hanks. entrepreneur, author, and business visionary, is the co-founder and CEO of Doba, a leader in providing product sourcing services for small businesses and entrepreneurs. Click here for his ELS presentation.

Student Success Story - Annie Knight

Annie Knight boarded her first flight to Paris with the Huntsman Scholars, and since, her life has never been the same. As an involved student, Annie tells her Huntsman experience with hope for the future. Watch her story here.

Most Important Financial Resolutions for 2015

Professor Scott Hammond was recently featured in WalletHub’s 15 for ’15: Financial Resolutions for the New Year. 2015 might be your best year ever. It might be your neighbor’s worse. Click here to read more.

Huntsman Hall

Groundbreaking for the new Huntsman Hall will soon bring a new world class building addition to the Huntsman School.
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The Huntsman Experience

Dean Douglas Anderson, students, faculty and alumni discuss the advantages the Huntsman School of Business provides.

Coming Events

January 28, 2015

Hot Chocolate

COMING SPEAKERS

January 28, 2015

Jason Kintzler
Founder and CEO, PitchEngine
Topic: Merging Livelihood and Lifestyle in Small Town USA

Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: George S. Eccles Business Building, Room 215

Analytical Rigor

BKA Content Presents to USU Huntsman School of Business Entrepreneur Club

Utah-based SEO content company BKA Content recently met with members of the Utah State University Entrepreneur Club to discuss what it takes to start and run a successful tech business. The hour-long presentation was held at the USU extension center on 2500 S. State St. in Salt Lake City, UT. Matt Secrist, the co-founder and VP of Business Development at BKA Content, and Drew Allen, the VP of Sales at BKA content, presented in front of a crowd of around 20 students from the Huntsman School of Business at USU.

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5 Habits That Boost Your Workplace Effectiveness

Are you efficient at checking things off your to-do list, or are you truly effective in getting the right things done? It’s important to know the difference between efficiency and effectiveness – and to take steps toward the latter if you hope to maximize your career success. Here are five essential – yet counterintuitive – ways to improve your on-the-job effectiveness:

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Go Global: London

Almost everyone does something fun and exciting during spring break. I also wanted to do something fun, adventurous, and worthwhile. And while a cruise or week on a beach sounded enticing, I chose to travel to London, England, with my friends from the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

2015 Entrepreneur Lecture Series

Every Wednesday from January through April, prominent entrepreneurs visit our campus and interact with students, faculty members and business leaders, and then speak to the community. Each speaker begins at 6:00 p.m. in the George S. Eccles Business Building Auditorium and are open to both students and the public free of charge.

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Student Success Story - Annie Knight

Annie Knight boarded her first flight to Paris with the Huntsman Scholars, and since, her life has never been the same. As an involved student, Annie tells her Huntsman experience with hope for the future.

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Most Important Financial Resolutions for 2015

Professor Scott Hammond was recently featured in WalletHub’s 15 for ’15: Financial Resolutions for the New Year. 2015 might be your best year ever. It might be your neighbor’s worse. Recessions and economic downturns are no longer global or regional, but they are local to the point of being personal.

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Ethical Leadership

Business, Conscience, Service

Businessman and philanthropist Bob Gay visited the Huntsman School on November 13, and delivered an incredible talk about business, conscience, and service.

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Business Week Students Serve

Every year for Business Week, the Huntsman School Business Council, a group of student leaders representing all business students, puts together a service project to benefit the community. This year, they elected to serve the Huntsman Cancer Institute. In collaboration with representatives of HCI, they decided to undertake three projects: create fleece blankets, decorate composition books into journals, and write letters of encouragement.

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USU Delta Omega Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi Sets World Record-October 2014

This month the USU Delta Omega Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi achieved the prestigious Superior status, which makes them the longest concurrent superior chapter in the world. The Utah State chapter has achieved this status every year since 1977. Worldwide there are 298 active chapters representing over 17,000 members.

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Global Vision

MIS Class Presents to Zions Bank

Dr. Nicole Forsgren’s Business Analytics class (MIS 3860) faced not only their peers and professor for their latest class presentations, but also members from the Zions Bank analytics team. The Zions team first heard about this project when, based on their knowledge of the class from a previous intern, they stopped by Dr. Forsgren’s office before the MIS Meet the Firms event to learn more about the class.

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Diverse boards, rather than CEOs, are key to advancing equity and diversity in companies.

American companies face mounting pressure to advance workplace equity and diversity. From business consultants to human resource personnel, from shareholders to the media, the message to companies is clear: diversity and equity matter in today’s workplace. But what is the best path for companies to achieve these goals? Using data from Fortune 500 firms, Alison Cook and Christy Glass argue that the key is promoting diversity on the board of directors.

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California's drought has reached Biblical-plague proportions. It's time for a drastic measure.

By Professor Randy Simmons. Last January, California Governor Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency following projections of severe drought. State bureaucrats and local officials jumped into action and mandated any number of water conservation tactics. While some have been relatively successful, most will do nothing. In fact, it appears that despite the drought, water use may have actually increased in the past year.

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