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Spring 2015

How will You Change the World?

Entrepreneurial spirit is a strategic pillar of the Huntsman School of Business. For us, the focus truly is on those exact words, for entrepreneurial spirit is really about a mindset that is open to opportunity, whether that leads to the creation of a company celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, or continuously creating opportunities inside of an organization. In a rapidly changing global economy, identifying opportunities, becoming comfortable with risk, and pursuing your passion can indeed lead to lives of meaning and changing the world.

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Features

Resiliency for Entrepreneurs and Careerists

Resilience is a choice. Almost every case we studied of people who survived being lost in the wilderness said they “decided” to survive. Even an eight-year-old boy lost overnight at 11,000 feet said, “I knew I wanted to live.”

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How We Teach Entrepreneurship

At the Jeffrey D. Clark Center for Entrepreneurship in the Huntsman School of Business, we have a unique and effective program for teaching students the skills of entrepreneurship. It starts with our six-course minor which is available to...

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Huntsman Hall

Two terraces, a courtyard, and spacious commons areas for the entire Huntsman School community to gather.

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Alumni

USU Honors Two Huntsman Grads

Two graduates of the Huntsman School, Blake Kirby, Accounting, ’92, and David Miller, Finance, ’87, were honored by Utah State University with Distinguished Alumnus Awards at the annual Founders Day celebration.

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Students

Huntsman Students in Dubai

Seven Huntsman students were invited to the Insight Dubai Women’s Conference in the United Arab Emirates. One of those students, Wendy Bosshardt, Marketing and Psychology, ’15, attended the conference last year and was one of only four students world…

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Faculty

Larzette G. Hale

Larzette Hale, a mighty force in the lives of all she touched, passed away on Thursday, February 5, 2015. Dr. Hale was an accounting faculty member and department head of the School of Accountancy from 1971 to 1990.

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Dean's Message

A Message From Dean Douglas D. Anderson

The purpose of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business is two-fold: first, to be a career accelerator for our students; and second, to be an engine of growth for our community, the state, the nation, and the world. The Fall 2014 issue of this magazine…

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My Favorite Professor

My Favorite Professor

Dr. Dan Holland is not just an ordinary, by-the-book college professor. My first interactions with Dr. Holland in my freshman orientation class proved this to be true. Dr. Holland was substituting for my professor and all of us were antsy as we...

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Vision

Vision: Kurt L. Larsen, ‘76

My early years were filled with examples of good steady leadership and an entrepreneurial mindset because of my father, a USU graduate in accounting, who, with his brother started a business that thrived in Logan for over 35 years.

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Voice

Voice: Dr. Ann Rice

Born in 1928 in Ashburn, Georgia, Ann Rice has spent her life teaching and serving others across the country and around the world. Dr. Rice is an expert on personal and family finance and also owns commercial property in California, Georgia, Nevada, …

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