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IUP Business Students Go Abroad, Virtually

Students in John Lipinski’s Introduction to Entrepreneurship class regularly link up with classmates more than 4,000 miles away. Along with Kia Golesorkhi, from the University of Pecs, in Pecs, Hungary, the two professors link their classes to deliver joint lectures, share guest speakers, and encourage student interaction.

Posted on 4/15/2016 9:07:55 AM

Agency Program Offers Real World Experience for Students

The Agency Program, housed in the Small Businesses Development Center, provides students with opportunities that teach important career skills in the fields of business development, marketing and social media, graphic design, public relations, and much more.   

Posted on 11/3/2015 3:30:38 PM

College of Business Student Advisory Council Hosts Eberly Recruitment Event

On Thursday, April 30, 2015, students from all majors in Eberly College gathered in the Field House for an end of the year recruitment event and to support the local charity, It’s About the Warrior. The goal of the event was for students to learn about Eberly organizations, their projects, and their community.

Posted on 5/7/2015 1:30:44 PM

Balint, University of Pecs, Participates in Faculty Exchange

In April 2015, IUP had the opportunity to host Brigitta Balint from the University of Pecs in Hungary. She is part of a faculty exchange that sent John Lipinski from IUP to Hungary in March. Her goal was to visit classes at IUP to learn effective classroom management techniques from U.S. faculty members, work wit

Posted on 5/6/2015 12:53:43 PM

Business Day XXXVII a Huge Success

More than 700 students, faculty, staff, alumni, and business partners of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology enjoyed the 37th annual Business Day on April 16, 2015. Business Day is the premier professional development and networking event for the college each year. Morning p

Posted on 5/6/2015 11:46:20 AM

Owner of Fleming’s Christmas Tree Farms Visits Introduction to Entrepreneurship Class

On April 30, 2015, the Center for Family Business and John Lipinski’s Introduction to Entrepreneurship class welcomed Indiana entrepreneur and small business owner J.D. Fleming to campus. Fleming owns and operates Fleming’s Christmas Tree Farms, LLC , a business that was started by hi

Posted on 5/6/2015 8:27:50 AM

Eberly’s Women in Business Hosts IUP Alumnae

On Friday, April 17, IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology and the IUP Alumni Association co-hosted 65 students for the Spring 2015 Women in Business Breakfast and Panel. The event was organized by women in business student coordinator Christine Shontz, Assistant Dean for Administration

Posted on 4/23/2015 4:30:08 PM

Eberly’s SMIP Team Wins ENGAGE 2015 Competition

Eberly College of Business and Information Technology’s Student Managed Investment Portfolio Team won a first-place award at ENGAGE 2015, one of the largest student investment conferences in the world. Team members are Christopher O'Brien, Breanne Loveland, Tore Okland, Alexandra Larch, Corey Glasgow, Evan Hayw

Posted on 4/10/2015 3:54:22 PM

Eberly Hosts Successful Second Annual Shark Tank Event

On Tuesday, April 7, IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology hosted its second annual Shark Tank event.  The event was organized by Joette Wisneski and John Lipinski, codirectors of the ExCEL Leadership Center, and the Future Entrepreneurs Club.  In this competition, students prese

Posted on 4/10/2015 3:10:20 PM

SMA Hosts Successful Marketing Day

Marketing Day was held on April 1, 2015, from noon to 4:00 p.m. in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology Atrium. The goal of Marketing Day was to promote the Marketing Department to undecided students, as well as to help bring faculty and students closer together. This ice cream social als

Posted on 4/9/2015 4:02:23 PM

Phi Beta Lambda Conducts Professional Dress Yard Sale in Eberly

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) hosted a professional dress yard sale from March 26 through March 30, 2015, in the Atrium of the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. PBL had a large array of business attire for sale, including suits for men and women, ties, shoes, jackets, pants, skirts, socks, and

Posted on 4/1/2015 11:44:12 AM

Eberly Students “Discover” India

Fourteen Eberly College of Business and Information Technology juniors and seniors explored India for 12 days in January 2015 with the Discover India program. Eleven of the students were part of the Eberly Business Honors program. This was the eighth group of IUP students traveling to India since 2007. Th

Posted on 2/19/2015 3:43:33 PM

Business Students Obtain Six Sigma Yellow Belts

The Six Sigma Yellow Belt training was presented by Operations Strategy Consulting LLC (OSC) for 15 students in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. The training was held over three Saturdays; October 25 , November 1 , and November 8 and was cosponsored by the Student Management Associa

Posted on 11/20/2014 3:13:54 PM

Eberly Students Create Cards for Troops

Female students from the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology participated in a “Cards for Troops” service project on Wednesday, November 19, 2014.  Twenty students were present for the activity, joined by Cyndy Strittmatter, assistant dean for Administration, and members of the S&T Bank A

Posted on 11/20/2014 1:45:09 PM

Congratulations to Mini MBA Certificate Program Graduates

Nineteen participants from nine different companies successfully completed the Mini MBA Certificate Program offered by the IUP Eberly College of Business and Information Technology at Northpointe. Northpointe campus director Richard Muth worked with Eberly to help manage the program and ensure its success.

Posted on 11/18/2014 2:57:18 PM

Knupp, Eberly’s Librarian-in-Residence, Supports Student Research

For the past three years, Blaine Knupp has been the librarian-in-residence for the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology. Knupp provides students with knowledge on how to select a database, how to translate the information, and how to format. He also does presentations about search a

Posted on 11/11/2014 3:11:26 PM

Eberly Honors Students Visit Washington, D.C.

On October 16 , 2014, 23 sophomore business honors students, along with faculty members Joette Wisnieski and Brion Scudder, departed for a three-day professional leadership trip to Washington, D.C. While in the nation’s capital, students toured the Capitol building, received presentations from busi

Posted on 11/11/2014 8:24:38 AM

Sheldon Thorpe Serves Eberly as Executive-in-Residence

Sheldon Thorpe spoke in 10 business classes and held office hours to talk to business students in the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology on October 29–30, 2014. He spoke about his career path to students in several classes, including production and operations management, human behavior in

Posted on 11/3/2014 4:11:48 PM

Eberly Students and Faculty Attend American Society for Competitiveness International Conference

The American Society for Competitiveness (ASC) Conference was held in Tysons Corner, Va. from October 16 to 18, 2014.   Administrators and faculty members from the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology played a pivotal role in the coordination and operation of the conference, with Abbas Ali servi

Posted on 10/30/2014 3:46:53 PM

Students Organize Eberly Tech Week

The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology and the Association of Management Information Systems (AMIS) hosted Tech Week from October 13–16, 2014, giving students an inside look at 3D printing, cloud computing, and more. To kick off the event Monday, James Rodger, an MIS professor from IUP,

Posted on 10/21/2014 3:37:23 PM

Alumnus Serafini Visits Scholarship Recipients

The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology hosted a luncheon in honor of Terry Serafini ’61 and his scholarship recipients on Friday, October 3, 2014. The Serafini Outstanding Scholars Program provides scholarships for both business and mathematics majors.  From left: Aleksander Krachanko, D

Posted on 10/9/2014 2:48:35 PM

IUP Holds Continuing Professional Education Seminar on October 20

A Continuing Professional Education (CPE) seminar for certified public accountants (CPAs) will be held on October 20, 2014, at the Rivers Casino in Pittsburgh. The event will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and will include free parking. This seminar is sponsored by the First National Bank. Preregistration is

Posted on 10/7/2014 3:49:18 PM

IUP WEDnetPA Partner Supports 35 Local Companies

This year, the Indiana University of Pennsylvania branch of WEDnetPA, housed in the Eberly College of Business Management Services Group, is working with 35 contracted companies with almost $353,000 in grant money to allocate. WEDnetPA is a state-administered program that reimburses companies for employee

Posted on 4/7/2014 2:07:33 PM

Eberly Germany Exchange Program

Dieter Cassel, associate director of the University of Duisburg-Essen’s international programs, will be at the Eberly College of Business on February 10 to promote the Business and Economics Summer Term (BEST) program for summer 2014. Eberly has been in a partnership with the University of Duisburg-Essen,

Posted on 1/31/2014 2:37:47 PM

IUP Management Graduate Returns as Executive in Residence

Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate Malisa Sommers, managing director of transportation of United States Steel Corporation and president of Transtar, Inc., a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation, returned to IUP on February 26–27, 2013, to speak to business students through the IUP Eberly College of

Posted on 3/14/2013 3:05:41 PM

Eberly Common Reader Introduced

The Eberly College of Business and Information Technology has created a new common reader program to replace the former universitywide Freshman Common Reader.

Posted on 10/21/2012 11:58:12 AM

Eberly Welcomes Librarian in Residence

As part of a program to bring resources to the students and faculty of IUP, Stapleton Library employee Blaine Knupp will serve as the librarian in residence in the Eberly College of Business . Knupp has worked as the business college’s bibliographer, the librarian responsible for helping the college, for more tha

Posted on 9/26/2012 2:54:07 PM

Business Students Aim for Perfection with Six Sigma Training

Phi Gamma Nu (PGN) , a business honors fraternity at Eberly College of Business and Information Technology (ECOBIT) , coordinated and held Six Sigma training on Saturdays during the Spring 2011 semester. The Six Sigma training participants Megan Burns, the founder and managing director of Operations Strategy

Posted on 4/12/2011 8:33:19 AM

Eberly Marketing Professor Cochairs Conference in China

A professor from the Eberly College of Business and Information Technology (ECOBIT) Marketing Department cochaired a business conference October 23-24, 2010, in Chengdu, China. Dr. Rajender K. Garg cochaired the fourth annual International Conference on Management of Services and Technology, held at the Sou

Posted on 1/25/2011 9:44:58 AM

New Sessions: Mini MBA and Marketing Certificate Programs

New sessions will begin in February 2011 for the Mini MBA and Marketing certificate programs, both offered by IUP’s Eberly College of Business and Information Technology . The noncredit Marketing Certificate Program is designed for individuals who have or anticipate having sales, advert

Posted on 1/11/2011 11:48:51 AM

Entrepreneur-in-Training Camp

This summer, the IUP Excellence in Entrepreneurial Leadership Center (ExcEL Center), in conjunction with Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania, will hold the first-ever Entrepreneur-in-Training Camp (PDF brochure) at no charge to local high school students. Entrepreneur-in-Training Camp Information W

Posted on 5/17/2010 3:11:18 PM

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