Issue 02 Fall 2021
Dear Colleagues, Students, Alumni and Friends of the Romain College of Business,
It has been said that change is all around us. The Greek philosopher Heraclitus stated, “The only constant in life is change.” Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying, “When you are finished changing, you are finished.” We certainly see change around us as we move from autumn to winter. The weather is turning colder and the leaves on the trees have fallen to the ground.
We have recently experienced many instances of change within the Romain College of Business. (Continue reading.)
“I thought it would be so cool to be in a magazine,” Alicia Frederick M'21 said of her article published in Strategic Finance Magazine.
Bridges of Hope sales of unique items from around the world had been predominantly in store. They were kicking around the idea of an online store when the pandemic accelerated their need for one.
Dr. Cathy Carey, Professor of Economics, has been chosen as the Kentucky Economics Association Distinguished Economist for 2021.
Students in Ryan Loehrlein's Business Technology with Advanced Agricultural Applications course got a glimpse into the power of using drones to optimize business decisions in agricultural operations. One student used his education to pass the FAA Exam and start his own side gig, Evansville Aerial.
John Sauls '21, business administration, credits the skills he learned in his business communication classes for giving him an edge in the competitive internship interview process at Home Depot.
Carroll was also honored at USI’s Founder’s Day Celebration where he received the 2021 USI Alumni Service Award.
Welcome to the new members of the USI Accounting Circle's Young Professionals: Clayton Allen '13; Brandon Medcalf '17; Amy Mings '08 M'22; and Drew Turpin.
Congratulations to Parker Collignon '22, recipient of the $10,000 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Scholarship.
Recapping the activities held during USI's first Women's Entrepreneurship Week.
Hear from Josh McWilliams, Instructor in CIS, whose technical expertise ensured the New York Road Runners was able to put on the 50th edition of the TCS New York City Marathon.
Students learned about past projects including game development and web presences for small businesses and non-profits, as well as embedded development on microcontrollers. It made the whole program tangible to prospective students.
"Students who join our AMA Collegiate Chapter will be joining a world-class professional organization," says Dr. Chad Milewicz, Chair of Economics and Marketing, Associate Professor of Marketing. "This is a chance for students to expand their network, gain relevant experience outside the classroom, and learn much more about the exciting and rewarding career opportunities in marketing.”
We are pleased to announce our HR Concentration in the Management major now aligns with the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).
Recognizing faculty who have had publications, presentations, community engagements and awards in 2021.
"The University of Southern Indiana’s Business and Engineering Center is one of the most beautiful buildings on campus – not because of its physical appearance but due to what happens on the inside."
Hear more from Mara Caldieraro '22 how your gift impacts business students so they can pursue their dreams.