Tuesday, July 21, 2015

BERC's Nashville Health Care Industry Study


The Business and Economic Research Center's 2015 economic impact study on Nashville's heath care industry will be revealed by Nashville Health Care Council Aug. 18, 10-11 a.m., at the Bridge Building, 2 Victory Avenue, Suite 100, Nashville, TN 37213.

Monday, July 20, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Executive Education: Online Surveys and Data Analysis

New executive education offering at Jones College: "Online Marketing Research Methods: Developing Online Surveys & Analyzing Respondent Data." For information and to register: http://www.mtsu.edu/business/execed.php
  • Purpose: To teach participants to create, administer, manage, and analyze results from online marketing research surveys in two 2-hour sessions.
  • Dates: July 21 and 28, 2015
  • Location: MTSU Business and Aerospace Building, Room S306  
  • Time: 9 to 11 a.m. each day
  • Cost per Participant: $200

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Paula Calahan Wins Regional Advising Award

Congratulations to Paula Calahan, who received a regional award for excellence in advising from the National Academic Advising Association. 


Monday, March 2, 2015

Real Estate Program Software

Dr. Philip Seagraves, head of the Jones College real estate program, secured a $1.1475 million gift-in-kind of software and licensing from Argus, which provides worldwide software services to commercial real estate developers. This product will be the only one of its type in the region and will revolutionize the Jones College Real Estate program.

Dr. Philip Seagraves recently conducted a focus group with area real estate professionals
and Jones College real estate students.

Monday, December 8, 2014

Business Plan Competition for MTSU Students and Alumni


The Wright Travel Chair in Entrepreneurship Business Plan Competition is open to MTSU students and alumni. First prize, $7,500; second, $5,000. Applications and submissions are due by noon Feb. 26.

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

New Jones College Course on Family Businesses

A new course starting in January will focus on family businesses: BCEN 4100. http://www.dnj.com/story/money/business/2014/11/28/new-course-focuses-family-businesses/19611143/

Assistant professor Jerry Kudlats will teach the class, and Patrick Geho, executive state director of the Tennessee Small Business Development Center, is helping him line up guest speakers.

Monday, November 17, 2014

Jones College Honors 3 with Achievement Awards

Jim Ayers, left; Steve Anderson, center; and Rob Harper, right

Jones College has honored three businessmen with achievement awards: banker and philanthropist Jim Ayers (a Parsons, Tennessee, native now living in Nashville), Jennings A. Jones Champion of Free Enterprise Award; and two MTSU alumni, technology expert Steve Anderson of Nashville, Jones College of Business Exemplar Award, and developer Rob Harper of Florida, Joe M. Rodgers Spirit of America Award. [details at http://www.mtsunews.com/jones-college-of-business-honors-three-with-achievement-awards/]

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Entrepreneurship Resources


Jones College of Business is partnering with 12th and Broad on a venture provide resources and information for entrepreneurs. It will feature interviews with the new chairholder of the Wright Travel Chair of Entrepreneurship, Bill McDowell. [Tennessean article]

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Jones College Annual Report


The Jones College Annual Report 2013-2014 is online now.

Millennial Entrepreneurship and Innovation Conference

REGISTER NOW for the Jones College Conference "2020 Millennial Game Plan: Maximizing Millennial Entrepreneurship and Innovation" on Oct. 31 from 8:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. Keynote speakers are Matt Thornhill and John Martin of GenerationsMatter and John Boyens of the Boyens Group. [register]

Jones College Partners with Dale Carnegie


Jones College is entering an exciting partnership with Dale Carnegie to provide training in "soft skills" to all Jones College majors so they will be even better prepared for the workforce! (read more)

Jean Wilson, an instructor and coordinator of career planning in the Department of Management and Marketing in the MTSU Jones College of Business, gives a two-minute presentation on job interviews as part of August training sessions given to College of Business faculty and staff at the Business and Aerospace Building. Those going through the training will become certified instructors for Dale Carnegie courses and will teach College of Business students the courses as part of their curriculum starting in spring 2015. (MTSU photos by Andy Heidt)

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Value of Student Organizations

In today's Daily News Journal, marketing major Andrew George discusses his role as Student Government Association president. He notes "he was not heavily involved in university life when he was a freshman, but joining organizations turned around his entire student career."  http://www.dnj.com/story/news/education/2014/09/11/communication-top-priority-sga-president/15444491/

Monday, August 25, 2014

MTSU Foundation Honors Paula Thomas


Accounting professor Paula Thomas was honored Friday as the 13th recipient of the Career Achievement Award during MTSU’s Fall Faculty Meeting at Tucker Theatre. [article]

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Seminar July 24: How to Start a Business

The Small Business Development Center will offer a seminar on how to start a business July 24 at the Rutherford County Chamber of Commerce from 3 to 6 p.m. [read more]

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

International Fellow

Dr. Thomas Tang, Department of Management and Marketing, was named a Fellow of the International Association of Applied Psychology. He will receive his award at the closing ceremony of the quadrennial meeting of the International Congress of Applied Psychology in July in Paris, France. According to the Journal of Business Ethics, Tang is being honored for his work in economic psychology and is best known for his research on the meaning of money, love of money, and monetary intelligence. [read more]

Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter

The Jones College chapter of BGS has been recognized as an Exemplary Chapter for 2013-2014. Membership in the international business honor society is the highest honor for a business student at an AACSB-accredited school.

Computer Lab Facelift

This fall Jones College students will find the computer lab upgraded with an increased focus on student convenience and customer service in an open work-centered environment. [read more]

This May 2014 photo shows the existing Jones College computer lab. The lab, closed this summer for renovations, will reopen by fall semester.