College of Business Administration Earns Renewal of Prestigious AACSB Accreditation
April 5, 2013
The College of Business
Administration at California State University (CSU), Stanislaus, has
earned a prestigious accreditation through AACSB (the Association to
Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) International. The college was
first granted AACSB accreditation in 2003, and received its renewal
without the need for any continuing review from the accrediting agency.
“To earn a maintenance of accreditation with no continuing review is an impressive achievement,” CSU Stanislaus Provost James T. Strong said. “This distinguished recognition is tangible evidence of our university’s commitment to maintaining a high quality of instruction and an exceptional learning environment.”
To earn and maintain AACSB accreditation, the CSU Stanislaus College of Business Administration must meet specific standards of excellence, and their deans, faculty and staff must demonstrate a commitment to ongoing continuous improvement to ensure that the institution continues in delivering the highest quality of education to students.
“We are extremely proud and gratified to earn the maintenance of our AACSB accreditation, an honor shared by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs,” said Linda Nowak, dean of the College of Business Administration.
Women's Leadership Forum
Stanislaus County CEO Recalls Pathway to Leadership
Mach 22, 2013
Stanislaus County CEO and CSU
Stanislaus alumna Monica Nino offered words of advice to attendees at
the Women’s Leadership Forum at CSU Stanislaus recently. Nino stressed
the importance of clearly defining and communicating one’s core beliefs
and values, modeling success for future leaders, and women being their
own best advocates when pursuing leadership roles.
The third annual event was hosted by the university’s College of Business Administration. Guests included CSU Stanislaus business students, staff and members of the community. Previous keynote speakers have included notable women such as Stephanie Gallo, Virginia Madueño and Paula Zagaris Leffler.
“Get Dressed for Success” Meet the Firms Night – Fall Job Fair
October, 25 2012
The College of Business Administration Student Success Center hosted the annual Meet the Firms Night – Fall Job Fair “Get Dressed for Success” which took place on October 25, 2012 at CSU Stanislaus Event Center from 6:00pm-8:00pm. We had 35 recruiters and sixteen companies in attendance. Generous sponsorship support of totaling over $2500 was given by the following companies: Becker CPA Review, Berger & Company, CPAs, Consolidated Electrical Distributors, Inc., E. & J. Gallo Winery, Employment Development Department, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Foster Farms, Franchise Tax Board, Grimbleby Coleman CPAs, Inc., Institute of Management Accountants, Kemper CPA Group LLP, Moss Adams LLP, Primerica, The Wine Group, Target, and US Dept of Health and Human Services. The sponsorship support allowed us to offer the students tote bags to store their event materials and offer companies Student Resume Books, comprised of all the resumes from the 120 students in attendance.
Many of the firms discussed full-time employment opportunities with graduating seniors and internship opportunities with students completing their junior and senior year.
“This event is the first step in the recruitment process for many of our students. They learn how to dress in business attire and yield tough questions from employers screening for the knowledge, skills and abilities they are seeking. These opportunities are rare for students and we are very pleased with the turnout of our students and supporting companies”, Edward H. Hernandez, Ph.D, Professor of Management/HR.
The event was a great success thanks to all our sponsors and attending firms. The opportunity to meet with recruiters from the business community in the area is valuable for our business students. Our College appreciates the relationship it has built with the local business community to strengthen our students’ educational and professional endeavors.
The CBA Student Success Center will be hosting the Meet the Firms Night-Spring Fair on the Turlock campus March 20, 2013. For more information, please contact Samera Michmali, Student Success Center Coordinator, at SMichmali@csustan.edu or by phone at (209) 667-3864.
Local Employers Recruit at Meet the Firms Night - Spring Job Fair
March 15, 2012
Hosted by the College of Business Administration Student Success Center, the annual Meet the Firms Night – Spring Job Fair took place on Thursday, March 15, 2012 from 6-8pm in the Event Center on the Turlock Campus. This year we a record number 220 students attended. There were twenty-one companies in attendance with sixty recruiters. A special thanks to the following firms for their sponsorship: Becker Professional Education, Dole Packaged Foods, E. & J. Gallo Winery, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Grimbleby Coleman CPAs, and The Wine Group. Thanks to the sponsorships, we were able to offer the students tote bags to store their event materials. We were also able to offer the employers Student Resume Books that contained the resumes from the 220 students in attendance.
The event was a great success thanks to all our sponsors and attending firms. The opportunity to meet with recruiters from the business community in the area is invaluable for our business students. Our College appreciates the relationship it has built with the local business community to strengthen our students’ educational and professional endeavors.
The CBA Student Success Center will be hosting the Meet the Firms Night-Fall Job Fair on the Turlock campus during the fall semester. For more information, please contact Samera Michmali, Student Success Center Coordinator, at SMichmali@csustan.edu or by phone at (209) 667-3864.
Accounting Night Recap
September 29, 2011
The College of Business Administration Student Success Center held its 24th annual Accounting Night in the Event Center from 6-8pm. We had 19 firms in attendance looking for new employees from our accounting and finance students. This event provided a wonderful opportunity for accounting employers and alumni to meet informally with students on campus. It allowed local accounting firms the opportunity to identify prospective employees while giving students an opportunity to learn about career opportunities by speaking with local experts in the field.
The event raised $4000 in sponsorships that will go to funding future accounting recruiting events. A special thanks to our gracious sponsors: Atherton & Associates LLP, E. & J. Gallo Winery, Grimbleby Coleman CPAs, Moss Adams LLP, KPMG, Becker CPA Review, CA State Board of Equalization, Dole Packaged Foods, Foster Farms, The Wine Group, and Boyett Petroleum.
The College of Business Administration will be holding its Meet the Firms Night – Fall Job Fair in the Event Center on Thursday, October 20th from 6-8pm. For more information on how to register, go to www.csustan.edu/cbassc/mtfn online.
Two Students Win Prestigious HR Scholarships
April 18, 2011
Two CSU Stanislaus business student claimed the 2011 Lynn Boone Memorial
Scholarship for the top HR Students in Northern California. Danielle Fletcher,
our campus HR club President, and Jacquie Kinimaka, one of star HR Games team
members, beat out a large crop of top HR students to win the $3000 scholarship.
“We cannot be more thrilled that we won two of these awards this year. This is
evidence that our students are as good as any in the country. I am especially
thrilled knowing that both students will be returning in 2012 to compete for our
HR Games team.”, said Ed Hernandez, HR Faculty.
Danielle Fletcher is slowly building up a record of HR accomplishments that is
giving her a national reputation. She won the National SHRM Undergraduate Award,
the National SHRM Internship Award and now the Lynn Boone Scholarship. In
addition she was the opening welcome speaker at the 2010 National SHRM
Conference in San Diego. Top this off with her 3.99 GPA and one cam make a very
legitimate claim that she is the top HR Student in the nation.
Jacquie Kinimaka was both a star player in our 2011 HR Games team and a former
track athlete for our campus. “You cannot know how much this changes my life. I
can now afford to work on an internship this summer and focus on developing new
skills and learning as much as I can. I am very thankful to the HR Symposium and
the Lynn Boone Memorial committee.”
Business Administration Hosts First Annual Women's Leadership Forum
March 25, 2011
Dean Linda Nowak of the College of Business Administration welcomed a gathering of more than 100 people who came to the California State University, Stanislaus Event Center on Friday, March 18 to attend the first annual Women’s Leadership Forum and to hear three featured speakers talk about their experiences in “Leading through Adversity—Grace Under Pressure.”
Business owner Paula Zagaris Leffler, Riverbank Mayor Virginia Madueno, and CSU Stanislaus Promise Scholars program director Wanda Bonnell—all CSU Stanislaus alumni—each spoke about their varied backgrounds and their personal belief in the power of education in overcoming life’s obstacles. The three then participated in a panel discussion.
It is hoped that the Women’s Leadership Forum will continue as an annual event. For more information, contact the College of Business Administration at (209) 667-3672.
Local Employers Discuss Employment Opportunities at Meet the Firms Night - Spring Job Fair
February 17, 2011
On February 17, 2011, the College of Business Administration held its annual Meet The Firms Night – Spring Job Fair in the Event Center from 6-8pm. We had a record number of 25 firms in attendance looking for new employees from our business students with concentrations in accounting, computer information systems, finance, management, marketing, and operations management. Some of the firms in attendance were Grimbleby Coleman CPAs, Diamond Foods Inc., Dole Packaged Foods, Foster Farms, Bronco Wine Company, E. & J. Gallo Winery, The Wine Group, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, New York Life Insurance Company, and Targe, Inc. each offering a variety of positions from internships to full-time employment opportunities.
There were over 150 business students in attendance. Students were dressed to succeed in their search for an internship or full-time employment opportunity. All resumes were included in the Student Resume Book that was handed to the twenty companies in attendance.
The College of Business Administration will be holding its next Meet the Firms Night – Fall Job Fair during the Fall semester in the Event Center from 6-8pm. For more information, contact Samuel Touma, Coordinator of the CBA Student Success Center, at (209) 667-3864 or by email at SMichmali@csustan.edu.
AACSB International Accreditation
California State University, Stanislaus is proud to announce the accreditation of the College of Business Administration by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. All undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Business Administration are fully accredited including the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (all concentrations), Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and the Master of Business Administration.
Only about a third of all business schools in the United States are accredited by AACSB International, the world's premier accrediting agency for bachelor's and graduate degree programs in business administration. AACSB International accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide. Institutions that earn accreditation confirm their commitment to quality and continuous improvement through a rigorous and comprehensive peer review. AACSB accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in management education.