News & Events

Steve Neeleman on Leadership and Entrepreneurship

Steve Neeleman, Founder and Vice Chairman of HealthEquity, tells his story of success and how honesty and ingenuity can lead to a fulfilling career. Click here to listen to his story.

What is Small Enterprise Education and Development (SEED) all about?

Make a sustainable difference in the world, and increase the value of your education through this transformative international internship.Learn more about SEED.

The Decline of the Rural American Hospital and How to Reverse It

Huntsman management professor, Dr. Nathan Washburn's article on American health-care systems was recently featured on Harvard Business Review's home page. Click here to read the article.

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.
Learn more about Huntsman Hall

The Huntsman Experience

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

Coming Events

April 02, 2015

Networking AlumNight

COMING SPEAKERS

April 1, 2015

Amy Anderson, Brad Oldroyd, Paul Woodland, and Steve Peterson
Topic: Shark Tank: Forbes Contributor to Feature Winner

Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Eccles Conference Center Auditorium

Analytical Rigor

Huntsman Teams in National Championship

Three Huntsman School of Business student teams have qualified for the 2015 AIS Student Chapter National Competition in Alabama this spring. Competing against students from nearly 30 universities, Huntsman students have a track record of winning having taken home first and second prizes last year. In addition, USU is the only university to send three teams to the finals.

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Becoming Prepared for a Career

As a student it can be difficult to know what classes to take or what careers to pursue. I’m happy to say that I have made it through that process and am starting my sales career on Monday with Nalco in Midland, Texas. Although the journey was not easy, it was worth it, and I owe a lot of that to the courses I took at the Huntsman School of Business.

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Tax Return Assistance for Students

Tax season is here and the question for some Utah State University students is how to file tax returns for much-needed money from the past year. To help students with this yearly ritual, there are a number of options available, including one-on-one help or websites to help with filing taxes.

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Entrepreneurial Spirit

Sharlene Wells Hawkes: Miss America, Sportscaster, and Entrepreneur

From brains to beauty to business, Sharlene Hawkes has just about done it all. After winning the Miss America Pageant in 1985, Hawkes earned her bachelor’s degree in Communications from BYU, and later, a master’s degree from the University of Utah. She began her professional career at ESPN where she worked for 16 years as an award-winning sportscaster until she realized she was tired of living her life from the sidelines.

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ELS Speaker Nicole DeBoom: Balancing Dreams and Reality

What do you get when you take a triathlete and turn her into a business woman? Nicole DeBoom. After a career as a professional triathlete for 10 years, Nicole is now the founder and CEO of Skirt Sports, a company that revolutionized the woman’s athletic wear industry. Many might say such a drastic change in a career path doesn’t happen overnight, but for Nicole, it only took a single run.

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Intercollegiate Sales Idol

For the second consecutive year, a Huntsman student won first place at the Intercollegiate Sales Idol Competition. Morgan Ipaktchian, Marketing, ’16, took home the first prize winnings of $3,500 out of more than 100 students from various colleges in Utah.

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Ethical Leadership

Entrepreneur Lecture Series: Davis Smith, Founder of Cotopaxi

After graduating with his bachelor's, Davis Smith and his wife decided to take an unpaid internship in Peru. While in Cusco, they met many locals who played barefoot in the city center. One in particular named Edgar, insisted on shining Davis’s tennis shoes with his shoe shining kit to earn some money. Davis, intrigued by little Edgar’s persistence, allowed the little boy to shine his shoes. The day before Davis and his wife left Cusco, they found Edgar crying in despair.

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My view: Free community college will hurt higher education and students

By Professor Scott Hammond The latest educational giveaway coming from the Obama administration is a one-size-fits-all solution that will hurt higher education and reduce student opportunity.

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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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Global Vision

Preparing Students for Jobs of Tomorrow

As part the international “Hour of Code” event, USU Huntsman School of Business professor Kristal Ray led a basic computer coding class for 100 third- and fifth-grade students at Manti Elementary. Combining her computer science background with business and marketing expertise, Professor Ray taught students the importance of technology in our adapting world.

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The Decline of the Rural American Hospital and How to Reverse It

Huntsman management professor, Dr. Nathan Washburn's article on American health-care systems was recently featured on Harvard Business Review's home page. There are two kinds of health-care innovation: more-for-more and more-for-less. The American health-care system exemplifies the first kind, offering more and more value at higher and higher costs. If you have the money and can travel, the U.S. is the place to take advantage of the latest innovations such as proton-beam cancer-radiation therapy, for which the equipment and facilities cost about $1 billion.

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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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