BA 161 Company Trade Show
Come see what the first-year entrepreneurs from BA 161 have launched! The companies will display their offerings at an interactive trade show on Friday. Students pitch their business ideas and demonstrate their prototypes. More than 40 companies will be on display throughout the day. Products include: t-shirts, an ice-cream cart, lemonade, pet accessories, mugs, baked goods, phone accessories, a photo booth and more.
Fri., March 17 | 9 am; 11 am; 1 pm | Austin Marketplace
Financial Literacy for College Life
This two-credit online course covers the fundamentals of personal finance. BA 140 – Financial Literacy for College Life, (SPRING CRN 56554) offers insights including:
The role of your financial mindset in dictating your money habits
Your best options in paying for college and repaying your student loans
The appropriate use of loans and debt
This course has no prerequisite classes and is open to all students. Please contact Omar Trinidad with questions.
The London Experience
The Office of Global Opportunities has openings in their international study program in London. You can earn six credits in London over the summer which include 4 bacc core credits. You should have at least a 3.25 OSU GPA. Please contact Tara Williams for more information.
The application deadline is March 15.
More OSU GO Opportunities
If you’re keen on gaining a global perspective this summer, consider the many 2-4 week programs, led by OSU faculty, that involve living and learning in another part of the world. Most programs require that you initiate your application by March 15. If you have questions or would like to learn more, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Launch-U: Harnessing the Crowd for Your Startup
In this Launch-U workshop, participants will learn the most commonly used crowdfunding strategies and will develop a storyboard for their own crowdfunding video. Crowdsourcing approaches for startups also will be presented.
Fri., March. 17 | 2 pm | Austin 274
Online Classes Open on March 16
Online business classes are currently restricted to online degree seeking students. The restrictive coding will be removed on the first day of Phase II of registration (March 16 between 8-10 am). This means on-campus students will have access to online classes or to the waiting lists during their phase II registration date and time.
Are You Ready for Pro-School?
Do you think you are ready to apply to pro-school during the spring term application period? Check this link for important information including deadlines and eligibility requirements.
OSIG Takes Oregon Top Honors
College of Business student club Oregon State Investment Group earned Oregon's top honors at the CFA Equity Research Competition. This is a first-ever victory for the group in the eight-year history of the competition, including a sound civil-war style defeat of the University of Oregon.
MBA Students Compete in ACG Cup
Congratulations to our MBA students Brad Stricklin, Damon Daniels, and Denni (Alicia) O’Donnell who finished fourth place in the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup Oregon-Washington Final round. The MBA team, advised by Prem Mathew and John Becker-Blease from the College of Business and liaison Nate Liebler with Veber Partners, worked to present a solution to challenge scenarios involving mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, and private equity.
Plan for Sunshine and Summertime
Summer classes are a great option to balance your workload and achieve your academic goals. Take full advantage of summer at Oregon State – where flexible class lengths allow you time to study, work, travel and play. All qualifying students pay in-state tuition during summer term – so talk to your academic advisor and plan on making 2017 your best summer yet.
Spring HWeekend with Bonus Inventors Challenge
Save the date and get this event into your ideas bank! The Spring HWeekend, the 30-hour build session sponsored by the College of Business, InnovationX, and the College of Engineering, will work in concert with state agency program, Impact Oregon “Invention Challenge” (inventoregon.org) to solve community-sourced “real-world” challenges. The Inventors Enterprise student club will also assist students with ideas.
Application deadline is April 5 and stayed tuned for more details.