College of Business Online Newsletter
November 2011- Number 185
|Dean's Message||Marketing & Alumni Relations|
|Business Career Services
|Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship
Lunch with Labh
Please mark your calendars for the next “Lunch with Labh” on Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 12:00-1:00 in the Schaller Seminar Room, 3164 Gerdin Business Building. This is your opportunity to hear about the state of the college and ask questions of the dean. This is a brown-bag lunch – beverages will be provided. Please RSVP to Julie Lelonek at email@example.com if you plan to attend.
The College of Business Dean’s Office be observing the following Thanksgiving and winter break hours:
November 21-22: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
November 23: 7:30 am – 3:00 p.m.
November 24-25: University Holidays
December 19-21: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
December 22: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
December 23 & 26: University Holidays
December 27-30: Office Closed
January 2: University Holiday
January 3-6: 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
January 9: Resume regular office hours
Call for Nominations for the 2011 Iowa State University Awards:
Nomination cover pages and detailed Format and Electronic Submission Instructions may be found at the following sites:
Click here for Faculty Awards
Click here for Staff Awards
College and University Award Guidelines can also be found here
November College Research Colloquium
Jing Dai and Sekar Raju are the scheduled presenters for the November 30 College Research Colloquium. The presentations will be held from 11:30 -12:30 p.m. in room 3164 Gerdin Business Building. Lunch will be provided—please RSVP to Deborah Martinez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please see the college’s Research webpage for more information
Jan Duffy presented "Revenue Recognition - What's Coming with IFRS" to the American Society of Women Accountants - Ames and Des Moines chapters on October 19.
The Accounting Department and WebFilings jointly sponsored a presentation by Robert Herz, former chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board, titled ‘Challenges and Opportunities Facing Financial Reporting in the U.S. and Globally’ on October 18. Over 200 students, faculty, and community members attended.
Young Professionals Leadership Symposium
Meredith Williams is attending the Young Professionals of Ames Leadership Symposium on November 4 in Ames.
The Way Up Conference
Tammy Stegman will be attending The Way Up: Developing Women Leaders to Enhance Iowa Higher Education on November 3 and 4 in Des Moines, IA.
Recruiting Trends Conference:
Kathy Wieland and Tammy Stegman will attend the Recruiting Trends Conference in Chicago, IL on November 17-18. This conference is hosted by the Midwest Association for Colleges and Employers. Dr. Phil Gardner, Principal Investigator with the Collegiate Employment Research Institute at Michigan State University will share information from the 2011-2012 Recruiting Trends survey report. Kathy and Tammy will also be attending employer site visits on Thursday.
Mark Your Calendars NOW – Career Fair and Career Week:
Important dates for the spring 2012 semester! The Business/Liberal Arts & Human Sciences Career Fair will be held on Wednesday – February 8, 2012 from 12-6 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. Mock Interview Day will kick off Career Week which will be February 1-8. Stay tuned for specific details regarding all these events.
Judi Eyles presented “Best Practices in Organization Structures” at the Sixth Annual Academic Conference at the School of Law at Western New England University.
Biju Kulathakal - founder and chairman of Trading Block Holdings Inc.
November 4: 9:30 a.m.
Speaker: Biju Kulathakal, Co-owner/founder of REDBOX at NIACC (Auditorium) in Mason City
Transportation provided by Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship: RSVP to email@example.com by November 2
Biju Kulathakal is an entrepreneur and founder and chairman of Trading Block Holdings Inc, a financial services holding company based in Chicago. Previously, Biju was a founding partner at GetAMovie which was later sold to McDonalds and subsequently became part of Redbox. Redbox is currently one of the largest movie rental companies in the United States and the fastest growing in terms of revenue. He was also a founder of Enterprise Logic Systems, a software development firm that specialized in developing technology solutions for the financial services and trading industry.
Ajay Kalra (Rice University), Shibo Li (Indiana University) and Wei Zhang, “Understanding Responses to Contradictory Information About Products”, Marketing Science, forthcoming
John Wong was voted October Teacher of the Month.
Greater Iowa Credit Union Business Lecture
Maxine Sweet, Vice President of Public Education for Experian, will be the speaker at the second Greater Iowa Credit Union Business Lecture on Tuesday, November 1 at 8:00 p.m. in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union. More details can be found here.
Conference Paper Acceptances:
Hu, Q., Yang, J. Z., and Yang, L. F. “The Impact of E-Commerce on Organizational Performance: The Role of Absorptive Capacity and Integrative Capabilities,” accepted for presentation at the Tenth Workshop on E-Business (WEB 2011), to be held on December 4, 2011, Shanghai, China.
Helmer, G. “Data Breaches and Web Servers: The Giant Sucking Sound,” accepted for presentation at the RSA Conference 2012, to be held on February 27- March 2, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
Joey George has accepted an invitation to serve as a Senior Editor of Information Systems Research for at least one more year by the new Editor-in-Chief Ritu Agarwal.
REMINDER: A student wanting to add a business course for the spring 2012 semester, which is not available on Access Plus, should be referred to Sarah Wilson in 1200 Gerdin.
If you are faculty member who would like to participate on stage for the December 16 College of Business graduation ceremony and have not touched base with Sarah Wilson, please contact her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Undergraduate programs staff will be meeting with transfer students during Transfer Orientation on November 14.
Experience Iowa State sessions will be November 4 and 11. Transfer Student Visit Day will be November 7 and Legacy Migration will be November 28 here in the Gerdin Business Building
The Business Ambassadors will be visiting with 9-12 and postsecondary students from their high school and community college alum to discuss why they chose Iowa State’s College of Business program. The students will be completing their first visit over the Thanksgiving break. Students maintain communication with their business teachers regarding information about the College of Business, and will visit in the spring semester as well. For more information, please contact Leah Berte in 1200 Gerdin.
2011 Business Ambassadors
October 25, 2011
ISU News Service
Experian VP to discuss living credit smart in Greater Iowa Credit Union Lecture Nov. 1
October 23, 2011
Iowa State Daily
Iowa State Namesake Passes Away
October 22, 2011
Iowa State BioBus project now powering CyRide Bus 18
October 19, 2011
ISU News Service
ISU management information systems professor studies online deception
October 15, 2011
College of Business Update
Russ Gerdin, Founder of Heartland Express and Honorary ISU Alumnus, Passes Away
October 13, 2011
College of Business Press Release
Former Financial Accounting Standards Board Chairman to Speak at College of Business
October 12, 2011
ISU News Service
Hira to retire as College of Business’ Dean; will remain on faculty
October 11, 2011
College of Business Press Release
College of Business Honors Distinguished Alumni and Friends