The academic year is off to a strong start for the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. Coming on the heels of high rankings for its graduate-level programs this spring, the College today announced a huge jump in rankings for its undergraduate programs by U.S. News and World Report.
The University of Oklahoma is seeking students, local entrepreneurs and business owners to participate in its upcoming second annual Entrepreneurship Expo. A collaboration between the Michael F. Price College of Business’s Tom Love Division of Entrepreneurship and Economic Development and the Tom Love Innovation Hub, the complimentary, public event is scheduled for Nov. 21 to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week, Nov. 18-22.
The Ronnie K. Irani Center for the Creation of Economic Wealth is hosting a Social Entrepreneurship Symposium, which will feature entrepreneurs who have created an innovative product or service for people with disabilities. The event is scheduled 10-11:30 a.m.Friday, Oct. 4th, in the Heritage Room in the Oklahoma Memorial Union. Light refreshments will be provided.
Robert Engle, the Michael Armellino Professor of Management and Financial Services, Director of The Volatility Institute at New York University, and 2003 Nobel Laureate in Economics, was the guest speaker for the Deane and Ginger Kanaly Lecture Series on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the Meacham Auditorium inside the Oklahoma Memorial Union.
Thanks to Price College alumna and Board of Advisors member Glenda Schwarz (BBA, Accounting, 1988), Vice President and Controller of ConocoPhillips, part of a $6 million gift from ConocoPhillips, originally made in 2007, has been reallocated to support an endowed faculty position in Price College’s Steed School of Accounting: the ConocoPhillips Chair in Energy Accounting.
To build upon the success of the Oklahoma Catalyst programs and grow Oklahoma City’s biotech community, the Tom Love Innovation Hub has been funded through a $100,000 grant from the Presbyterian Health Foundation to launch a pair of life sciences-focused Oklahoma Catalyst programs with the support of the OUHSC and Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation.
At a reception held May 3, faculty, staff and friends at the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma joined with members of the Dolman family to recognize the naming of a new suite of offices.
Mike McConnell, an energy professional with more than 30 years of leadership experience, has been named the new director of the Robert M. Zinke Energy Management Program in the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma. McConnell will take the reins beginning June 1, following longtime director Steve Long’s retirement. Long has served as director of the program since 2006.
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