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  • Arizona Daily Sun Welcomes Goebel as New Dean of FCB

    New FCB Dean Daniel Goebel was featured in an article titled, "NAU welcomes new dean of W.A. Franke College of Business," in the July 30, 2017 issue of the local newspaper, the Arizona Daily Sun. The article outlined Goebel’s reasons for accepting the deanship: He was drawn to the fact Read more...
  • ABBOC’s Wine Study for the Arizona Office of Tourism Grows Beyond AOT

    Arizona Office of Tourism (AOT) announced the release of the 2017 Arizona Wine Study carried out by the NAU Alliance Bank Business Outreach Center. The media has begun to pick up on the growth of the economic impact, especially when compared to the 2011 report. Arizona Wine Tourism Contributes $56 Read more...
  • Saunders’ Get Published! Workshop Accomplishes Its Mission

    Changes in AACSB guidelines place greater emphasis on non-tenure track faculty producing scholarly contributions. FCB Dean Craig Van Slyke and research mentor, Dr. Carol Saunders decided to proactively make a difference in this arena. Saunders structured a workshop called Get Published!, presented July 17–21, 2017, focused on helping faculty shift Read more...
  • Zgurich’s Turning Point Leads Her to Cornell

    What do degrees in business management, German, philosophy, a minor in ancient Greek, and Warren Buffett all have in common? Brianna Zgurich. Leveraging opportunities achieved through hard work and diligence, Brianna Zgurich is heading to Cornell University for their Ancient Philosophy PhD program.  To hear her story, it would seem Read more...
  • High Schoolers Explore Security at GenCyber Camp 2017

    The University of Arizona’s MIS department received a GenCyber* grant allowing them to provide three separate cybersecurity awareness camps for rising high school students and their teachers. The second camp was hosted by Northern Arizona University’s The W. A. Franke College of Business (FCB) from July 10–14, 2017. Eric Case, CISSP, with Read more...
  • Zhao’s Outreach in China on Climate Change at University of Jinan Builds Bridges

    To help faculty grow professionally through instruction and research in other countries, NAU sponsors the program, Short-term Lecturing Opportunities at Partner Universities. Xiaobing Zhao, associate professor of economics, participated in this program in June 2017, visiting the University of Jinan in China. She had participated in 2013, lecturing at Shandong University-Weihai, Read more...
  • Saunders’ Paper Accepted in Journal of MIS

    Carol Saunders, research professor, was notified that her paper, “The Impact of Mental Representation on ICT-Related Overload in the Use of Mobile Phones,” was accepted in the Journal of Management Information Systems. Her co-authors are Martin Wiener, Sabrina Klett, and Sebastian Sprenger. The Journal of MIS was recently added to the Read more...
  • Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation Grants $700,000 to Create Non-Profit Entrepreneurship Center

    The Kemper and Ethel Marley Foundation recently awarded The W. A. Franke College of Business $700,000 to create the Northern Arizona Center for Non-Profit Entrepreneurship. The Center will focus on the unique aspects of start-up and early-phase non-profit enterprises that serve Northern Arizona. According to a 2016 report from the Read more...
  • CAIED’S 3rd Tribal Economic Outlook Conference Addresses Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Investments

    The 3rd Annual Northern Arizona University Center for American Indian Economic Development (CAIED) Tribal Economic Outlook Conference was held on April 13, 2017 at the High Country Conference Center. Wells Fargo sponsored the event. The conference, a premier tribal economic development conference, gives participants a unique opportunity to network with many tribal Read more...
  • Indian Bible College Wins 1st Annual 2017 7G Business Plan Competition

    “Building Tomorrows Indigenous Entrepreneurs Today” A total of $3,500 was awarded in seed funding by the 2017 Seven Generation Business Plan Competition (7G BPC), a first-year pitch and business plan competition hosted by NAU Center for American Indian Economic Development (CAIED) in partnership with the Native American Business Incubator Network, Partnership Read more...
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