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Winter 2018

The Huntsman Difference

Creating a world-class undergraduate program as we look forward to the next ten years. At our annual awards banquet on November 30, 2017, we celebrated the tenth anniversary of the naming of the USU College of Business as the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business. The past ten years have brought remarkable change. As Dean Douglas Anderson notes, the strategy ten years ago was, to put it succinctly, “get better fast.” And get better we did, across programs, people, and places, with the creation of 12 new curricular and extracurricular programs, an infusion of faculty talent, and a beautiful new facility.

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Alumni Awards

Following an icon like Larry H. Miller as CEO of the company that bears his name can be intimidating, but then again Clark Whitworth, this year’s Distinguished Executive Alumnus, had a good teacher— Larry Miller.

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My Huntsman Experience

When I entered the Huntsman School of Business in the spring of 2015, a then graduating senior named Steve Clark told me of his experience in beginning a great career with Koch Industries. He assured me that as long as I worked hard the faculty and s…

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Celebrating the first 10 Years 2007-2017 2007 - USU College of Business named Jon M. Huntsman School of Business 2007 - Creation of Small Enterprise Education & Development (SEED) program. 187 students have completed SEED internships (to date). 2007 - Establishment of Huntsman Scholar Program. 277 students have graduate (to date). 2008 - China Cooperative Academic Program. 1324 students have graduated (to date). 2010 - Dr. Stephen R. Covey named as Jon M. Huntsman Presidential Chair in Leadership. 2012 - School of Accountancy achieves national ranking by Public Accounting Report. 2013 - Alumnus Lars P. Hansen receives Nobel Prize in Economics. 2014 - Opening of FJM Center of Student Success to bring together student services under one organizational structure and in one physical space. 2016 - Opening of Jon M. Huntsman Hall. 2016 - Focused Fridays Initiative launched to increase direct student/employer interactions. 2017 - Jon Huntsman, Sr. and Charles Koch announce joint gift of $50m, the largest in USU history.

A few highlights of the first decade of the Jon M. Huntsman School of Business

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