Alumni News

Alumni News 2017-10-11T13:57:41+00:00

Great turnout for Ivy Women in Business Awards ceremony

Ames, IA — More than 100 people attended the inaugural Ivy Women in Business Awards ceremony, which was held March 21 at the ISU [...]

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Ivy Alumni – Miriam De Dios

Miriam De Dios (’04 Management and Marketing) is CEO of Coopera in Des Moines; the only Hispanic market consulting firm in the nation specializing [...]

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Ivy Alumni – Suku Radia

Suku Radia (’74 accounting) is one of Des Moines’ most prominent business leaders, having served a decade as CEO of Bankers Trust, Iowa’s largest [...]

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2017 Homecoming Honors and Awards

The College of Business honored three valuable individuals and one corporate partner at the university’s 86th annual Honors & Awards Ceremony, October 28, 2017. [...]

No crutches allowed

Mike Bootsma for Prospectus magazine cover story. (Christopher Gannon/Iowa State University) Business law – the mere mention of that class is sure [...]

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Business students get professional advice from career coordinators

  Molly Breen Molly Breen did something most college freshmen never dream of doing. She met with a career coordinator. “I was [...]

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Business alumnus turns insights into Impakt

  With all of the data flooding the athletics industry today, coaches and staff need a way to make sense of it. That is [...]

IPTV’s Iowa Entrepreneur features College of Business alumni

Two College of Business alumni are featured in the Iowa Public Television show, Iowa Entrepreneur. Season two is underway and airs on Fridays at [...]

International + Confidence = Business Success

Uyen Tran’s adventure at the Iowa State University College of Business brought her all the way around the world and back again – twice. [...]

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$1.5 million Kingland gift has positive impact on the College of Business

In the College of Business, named faculty positions are held by (clockwise) Sree Nilakanta, Kingland Graduate Director [...]

Meet Bill Kalm

’73 industrial administration; MS ’77 interdisciplinary industrial administration sciences After a successful career working in management and technology consulting within the health care industry at [...]

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$50 million gift will name the College of Business

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University announced a historic commitment of $50 million to the College of Business from Debbie and Jerry Ivy of Los [...]

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College of Business Alumnus named President of Business Operations for Iowa Wolves

Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Wolves today announced the hiring of Ryan Grant as the franchise’s new President of Business Operations. In this role, he [...]

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“Free lunch AND parking? It’s true!” Join us May 23 for the next Learn @ Lunch” in Des Moines

Learn @ Lunch is a new opportunity sponsored by the Iowa State University College of Business to engage with Des Moines professionals. “You’re out of inventory [...]

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Graduates see career opportunities in growing demand for big data analytics

AMES, Iowa – The answers to some of the challenges businesses face can be found in the volumes of data many corporations collect. The problem [...]

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Jim Victor (68 industrial administration) shows he’s Forever True

Jim Victor (‘68 industrial administration) shows he’s Forever True by creating the Victor Entrepreneurship Scholarship Fund Like many Iowa State University alumni, Jim Victor has [...]

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Building a résumé through opportunity

Tim Loe (’17 supply chain management; management information systems) applied what the College of Business taught him to real-life scenarios. Tim Loe always knew [...]

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Alumna Feature – Jane Sturgeon (85′ accounting)

Jane Sturgeon received her college degree in a non-traditional way, starting at another institution and marrying after her freshman year. She chose to stay [...]

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Meet Steve Dapper (’69 industrial administration)

Q: How did you go from Iowa State to the advertising industry? A: After graduation, I had several job offers, but I headed to [...]

Spotlight on Entrepreneurs

Susie Veatch is the second generation in an Iowa family business, Kinze Manufacturing, one of the largest, privately held agricultural equipment manufacturers in North America. [...]

Choose entrepreneurship or business degree? Choose both, experts say!

Some entrepreneurs think they have to suffer alone and even skip college to make their dream job come true. That’s not the case, at least [...]

Meet David Kingland

During his adventure at Iowa State University, David Kingland pursued two completely different passions – music and finance. While earning a degree in industrial administration, [...]

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The Business of Athletics

Fred Hoiberg (’95 Finance), former Iowa State University basketball player and head coach who now coaches for the Chicago Bulls, has seen many points of view in the worlds of business [...]

Meet Jim Coloff

Jim Coloff, ’89, Marketing and Journalism President and Owner of Coloff Digital Jim Coloff grew up around the radio business. His parents operated [...]

Badwater 135

Pete Kostelnick, Boone, IA (’09 Finance and International Business), won the Badwater 135. He lives in Lincoln, Nebraska with his wife, Nikki, and works [...]