Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Six Sigma and Lean Training

Jones College offers executive education in flexible formats. Register now for November Green, Yellow, or White Belt course:
https://secure.touchnet.com/C20134_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=552

Monday, October 10, 2016

21st Century: Work That Matters Conference 10/28

Announcing MTSU Jones College of Business conference—21st Century: Work That Matters on Oct. 28 at Embassy Suites Murfreesboro: 
http://digital.lenos.com/wellplannedevents/MTSUJCB/Home

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Dean Urban on Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Page

In response to a Wall Street Journal commentary on banning laptops in the classroom, Dean Urban writes that faculty should ask instead: “What can I do to improve learning in my classroom? . . . If you give students enough to do . . . they won’t have time for their laptops and smart phones."
http://www.wsj.com/articles/oblivious-to-everyone-but-totally-connected-1468613873

Jones College Maintains Double AACSB Accreditation

Jones College has maintained its business and accounting accreditations from AACSB International. Only 183 institutions—less than 1.5 percent of all collegiate business programs in the world—have double accreditation for business and accounting from AACSB.

Monday, June 6, 2016

2016 MTSU Business Plan Competition

Congratulations to May graduate and Business Plan Competition winner Hunter Marlowe for his Jambourine invention! Wright Travel Chair of Entrepreneurship sponsored the competition, giving a big boost to student entrepreneurship with cash prizes: http://bit.ly/27hMPgp‪#‎entrepreneurship‬

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Latest Business Barometer Shows Pessimism Stabilizing

The Tennessee Business Barometer index remained stable in April. The quarterly index is a collaboration between the Jones College Office of Consumer Research (Tim Graeff, director) and Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry. http://www.dnj.com/story/money/business/2016/04/22/latest-business-barometer-shows-pessimism-stabilizing/83393204/

State Insurance Chief Applauds Newest Gamma Iota Sigma Members

Commissioner McPeak of the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance was guest speaker for the recent Gamma Iota Sigma induction ceremony.
http://www.mtsunews.com/mcpeak-gis-induction-sp2016/

Graduating Student Veterans Praise Stole Ceremony, MTSU Experience

Jones College senior and veteran Theresa Huntley describes the stole ceremony honoring our graduating veteran students.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FxlTql4geUw&feature=youtu.be

Obituary for Dr. Harold "Hal" Wilson

It is with deepest sympathy that we announce the passing of Dr. Harold Wilson, who taught in the Department of Accounting for many years and was respected by his students and faculty throughout the college. 
http://www.williamsonmemorial.com/book-of-memories/2473391/Wilson-Dr-Harold-22Hal22-Owen/obituary.php

BERC: Shortage of STEM Workers Costing Tennessee Jobs

A new study says Tennessee has a severe shortage of workers qualified to fill high-tech jobs, a problem that could cost the state billions of dollars in lost business.
http://wmot.org/post/study-shortage-stem-workers-costing-tennessee-jobs#stream/0

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

MTSU Jones College, Rutherford Cable Groom Young Female Leaders

Jennings A. Jones College of Business at MTSU is partnering with Rutherford Cable women’s professional leadership organization to help groom the next generation of female leaders. http://www.mtsunews.com/inaugural-athena-forum-2016/

MTSU alumna and local United Way CEO Meagan Flippin talks to a small group of MTSU Jones College of Business students at the inaugural Rutherford ATHENA Leadership Forum held March 18 at the MT Center at MTSU. Hosted by Rutherford Cable and the Jones College, the forum connected select women students with Rutherford Cable professionals for networking and leadership training. (MTSU photos by J. Intintoli)

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

BEST Career Fair a Success

Jones College students networked with potential future employers at the Business Exchange for Student Talent Career Fair on campus last week.
http://www.mtsunews.com/best-career-fair-folo-2016/

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Global Commerce: Foreign Direct Investment

“Tennessee has been remarkably successful in attracting foreign investment in recent years. It is a real plus given how slow economic growth has been not only nationally but globally,” said Steven Livingston, the “Global Commerce” editor and BERC fellow who has produced the quarterly report since the late 1990s. [http://news-from-mtsu.blogspot.com/2016/03/377-mtsu-study-foreign-investment.html]

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

New Jones College Executive Education Center

Jones College is proud to present its new Executive Education Center! Don't miss the ribbon cutting and open house for the Andrew Woodfin Miller Sr. Education Center, 503 East Bell Street, on Monday, March 14, at 10 a.m.

New BERC Housing Report Published

Tennessee home prices up, market improves in Q4 of 2015. 
http://www.mtsunews.com/berc-housing-4q-2015/

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Tennessee Business Barometer

Tennessee Business Barometer: Anxiety growing in new year preview imageThe statewide Tennessee Business Barometer index declined significantly to 146 from 243 in October 2015. The quarterly index is a collaboration between Middle Tennessee State University and the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry to capture the mood and outlook of business leaders through online surveys. http://www.mtsunews.com/tn-business-barometer-jan2016/

Tuesday, February 16, 2016