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Summer Venture in Business program introduces high school students to KU

I feel like KU is my first choice now.

High school students got a taste of life at KU during the School of Business’ inaugural Summer Venture in Business program June 4-6, 2017.

Introduced by 2016-17 Student Body President Stephonn Alcorn and Vice President Gabby Naylor, the program aims to familiarize underrepresented students and potential first-generation college students with business topics and equip them with the tools to succeed in college.

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November 17, 2017
The School of Business Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge team Libby Kaufman, C.J. Moddelmog, Emily Simpson, faculty advisor Josh Arpin, Curtis Hoover, Branson Tomlinson and Jeffrey Smith.

The KU School of Business won top honors at Deloitte’s Audit Innovation Campus Challenge Nov. 13-14 in Minneapolis. The regional competition was one of six held around the country, and the two winning teams from each region received invitations to compete in the national challenge April 6-7, 2018, at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas.

KU was one of 56 colleges and universities invited to participate in the regional competitions hosted by Deloitte’s Audit Innovation group and the... Read more

November 10, 2017

MBA students at the School of Business recently received strategy and leadership advice from a valuable source, American Century Investments President and CEO Jonathan Thomas. He spoke in senior lecturer Venkat Bendapudi’s Management and Leadership – Global Strategic Management course this week.

American Century Investments President & CEO Jonathan Thomas

American Century Investments is an asset management firm serving financial intermediaries, institutional clients and individual investors. Thomas joined in 2005 as its CFO and executive vice president and has served in his current role since 2007.

After giving an overview of the firm, which is... Read more


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