There are many resources available to students from the Austin Family Business Program and the OSU College of Business. Stay informed on student events from the AFBP and sign up for the student email list.

Family Business Boardroom

Lisa Weiglin PhotoJoin us each quarter in Austin Hall for a fun, informative chat with family business leaders and other students from family businesses. Our next Family Business Boardroom is on Thursday, April 20th from 4:30 to 6:00pm in 442 Austin Hall, and will feature Lisa Weiglin, Head of Talent for Endeavour Capital. Endeavour is a leading private equity investment firm with offices in Seattle, Portland, Denver and LA.

Private companies in Endeavour Capital’s portfolio may require experienced executives to lead new growth initiatives.  Lisa designs searches to find and match high-performing talent to business needs. Family business and management students will benefit from Lisa’s experience and insights to determine how they can position their career for executive leadership.

A welcome reception will be held prior to Lisa’s talk. Please register online for this event.

Family Business Day

April 14, 2017 is Family Business Day in Austin Hall. Close to half of Inc. Magazine's fastest growing companies were started by CEOs who grew up in a family business.  Whether or not you are from a family business understanding privately-held enterprises helps you become more competitive as a business owner, executive or as a financial advisor.  Hear from some of Oregon's best family-owned and family-inspired businesses along with accomplished financial and legal advisors to discover insights that will help your career. For complete details visit the Family Business Day webpage.

Check back for updates on upcoming Family Business Boardroom events!

If you have questions please call 541.737.3326 for more information.

The Austin Family Business Program offers both an on-campus Family Business Management class offered each Spring Term, and an online class offered Fall, Winter, and Summer terms through the OSU Extended Campus. The application for instructor approval for the on-campus Family Business Management class opens winter term.

Fridays in Austin
Each Friday throughout the academic year Austin Hall buzzes with activity for business students. Find out what's coming up next.

The Works
Check out the College of Business newsletter just for students.

Each year nearly $20,000 in scholarships are awarded to students that come from family business. Talk to your academic advisor to see if you qualify.

2015 Scholarship Winners

2015 Family Business Scholarship Winners