Your Success Stories are Our Points of Pride
Giving Back: Walthall CPAs
We are honored to call the Cleveland State University alumni of Walthall CPAs "ours" for giving back to the CSU community. Six of the firm's partners are business alumni who have actively engaged with the College in many ways. They recently established an endowed scholarship in their firm's name to help students succeed.
Read more about how Walthall CPAs is giving back to the College and the University in our Points of Pride section here.
Five Fast Facts: Things move pretty quickly on the Cleveland State University campus, and here in the College. Here are Five Fast Facts that you might have missed:
- Our Online MBA program was ranked by TopManagementDegrees.com as one of their top 50 Online MBA programs. Learn more here.
- Our Business Undergraduate programs were named among the top 30 Most Affordable Undergraduate Business Schools by College Choice. Learn more here.
- Did you know that we offer Alumni discounts for continuing education courses through our Professional Development Center? Including certificates like the Monte Ahuja Leadership Excellence Certificate and others. Learn more here.
- The International Trade Assistance Center (ITAC) is now the Small Business Development Center Export Assistance Network. Learn more about how they help small businesses grow here.
- CSU just welcomed another record-breaking Freshman class! Over 1,900 Freshmen enrolled for the first day of Fall 2016. Learn more here.
We Can't Resist Sharing More of Your Success Stories, Our Points of Pride:
Points of Pride features alumni, faculty and staff success stories. Some recent highlights include:
- Maia Adams: Successful Intern travels to China
- Claude Zoghzoghi: Internship on Wall Street with Top Firm
- Paul All: From Washington D.C. to the RNC and Back to CSU
- Darsh Patel: Ahuja Scholar's Internship Leads to Full-time Position
- Rotary Scholars: Honoring the top Business Students in each major
Alumni Success Stories:
- Nancy Tinsley: Health Care MBA Alumna Named President of Rochester General Hospital
- Crain's Women of Note: Three CSU Alumnae Honored
- Ronald V. Johnson: Named Distinguished LINK Alumnus
- Ava Carter: MBA Alumna Deploys to Kuwait with Red Cross
- Cynthia Moore-Hardy: Named Chair of Ohio Hospital Association
- Douglas Smorag: Awarded Distinguished Advisor Award by UH
- Dr. Tracy Porter: Academy of Management Award for Best Paper - Empirical Research
- Dr. Mark Holtzblatt and John Geekie: Awarded American Tax Association/Deloitte Teaching Innovation Award
- Dr. Heidi Meier: Named 2016 Ohio Outstanding Educator
- Dr. Wei Wang: Awarded by the Journal of Financial Research
- Dr. Ji-Eun Park: Awarded Faculty Scholarship Initiative Award
- Toni Paoletta: Elected President of OCHEA
- Katie Van Dyke: Awarded Civic Engagement Grant
- Nate Ward: Quoted in CBC Magazine
Homecoming at Cleveland State University:
Homecoming at CSU is a time to celebrate friendships, reconnect with faculty and classmates, honor achievements of your alma mater and experience the dynamic growth and pride of Cleveland State!
The College of Business is pleased to announce that our Alumni Board is hosting an executive panel, the first in a speaker series, titled "Energy in the 21st Century". Panelists include:
- David J. Fornari, Deloitte Eminence Fellow
- Steve Percy, Former Chair and CEO of BP America
- David Nash, Partner at McMahon DeGulis LLP
- Craig Leone, Wealth Management Advisor at Merrill Lynch
Save the Date for Upcoming Events at CSU:
The College, and the University host many events that you may be interested in attending. College of Business events are listed here and are open to alumni attending or participating.
Events that you may want to save the date for include:
See the list of employers here.
Saturday, September 24th through Saturday, October 1st:
CSU Homecoming. Get the full schedule of events here.
Friday, September 30th: Distinguished Alumni Awards.
Learn more here.
Tuesday, October 4th: Have you ever thought about teaching business? Attend our DBA Information Session. Learn more here.
Thursday, October 13th: Business Internship & Co-op Expo.
Learn more about this event, now in its third year here.
Friday, October 21st: TEDxClevelandStateUniversity.
Learn more about this year's speakers here.
Sunday, December 18th: Fall 2016 Commencement