SNC April 2021 Elevator Pitch Winners
On April 23, 2021, the Scott College of Business at Indiana State University, Sales & Negotiations Center held the finals of its annual cross-campus Elevator Pitch Competition. Here are the winning entries:
Scott College of Business Accreditation Reaffirmed
It was announced on April 12, 2021 that the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) has reaffirmed its accreditation of ISU’s Scott College of Business.
“The Scott College of Business is an outstanding business school with a strong foundation well positioned for the future,” said Dean Terry Daugherty. “We have remarkable faculty and strong alumni dedicated to the belief that business is a force for good in the world. I am extremely proud of how the faculty and staff within the college came together to purposefully implement changes making this success possible.”
In order to earn and sustain business accreditation, an institution must align with AACSB’s business accreditation standards that focus on mission, strategic management, and innovation; support for learners, faculty, and staff; and thought leadership and societal impact. The college has been continuously accredited since 1980.
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Indiana State Named a Top Sales University
Indiana State’s Sales and Negotiations Center (SNC) has again been named as a top university for Professional Sales Education in the Sales Education Foundation’s 2021 Annual. The current issue also features an article by our Professor Emeritus of Marketing, Jon Hawes on the History of Selling in America.
In April, 76 students from the SNC and Scott College of Business took part in the RNMKRS Virtual Sales Competition, competing against 2,100 students from other colleges.
Congratulations to our champion, Kearsten Peters, for her outstanding performance that placed her 11th in the overall competition and among the top mid-western competitors. Congratulations also go out to Zachary Holt and Nathan Bromm for finishing in the top 1%, and to Hunter Diveley, Abby Markowski, Kimberly Collins, Brady Fentress, Jocelyn Quiles, Juan Tirado, Austin Cross, and Jaden Wilke for finishing in the top 5% of overall competitors.
Coach Ricky Fergurson was named as holding one of the most exciting class meetings and being in the top 1% of coaches. The college had one of the highest number of students in the top 30% by school with 35.
Career Fair - Wednesday, May 19, 2021
Mark your calendars for May 19 12-3pm for our Virtual Summer Career Fair in Handshake (through your MyISU). Graduating and don't have a job? Looking for a full-time job or to gain experience? Or are you just wanting to build networking skills? Well this career fair is for you!
The 2021 University Memorial Service was held on May 4. It’s a busy and for most, an exciting time of year but please spare a moment to remember the members of our community who have passed away this past year, especially those from the Scott college of Business:
Norman Bucher, Professor of Management and Finance, 1982 - 1992; Douglas Smith, Professor of Business Education, 1971 – 2001; Robert Thompson, Professor of Marketing, 1984 – 2002; and most recently William Moates, Associate Professor of Management Information Systems, 1987 – 2010.
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