Congrats, Beta Epsilon Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma!

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The University of Central Oklahoma College of Business’ Beta Epsilon Chapter of Gamma Iota Sigma (GIS) received the Superior Chapter Performance award for the third consecutive year and the International Chapter Award at the 50th Annual International Conference for GIS Sept. 23-25 in Columbus, Ohio.

Break from Business: The Odyssey

Photo of Dr. Saheli Nath with her husband and daughter at the Grand Canyon.

By Saheli Nath, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management

I love to travel and for those of us who do so, perhaps we can identify with the familiar itch for the odyssey that comes with being a member of the club of hodophiles, from the Greek word “hodos”, or journey, and “philia,” meaning affection (does that perhaps sound like an affliction . . .  read more

Break from Business: 5, 6, 7, 8…

By Chase Harmon, Business Graduate Advisor

I personally began my cheerleading career in 2009 at Northwestern Oklahoma State University. I then continued at Oklahoma State University from 2011-2015, where I earned my undergraduate and graduate degrees. Along with offering eight years of cheerleading experience and nine years of coaching experience, . . .  read more

Break from Business: “Chicken Mom”

By Missy Graham, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Marketing

Last spring, I took on a title I never thought I would have, “chicken mom.” To be honest, it isn’t even a title or job I wanted. But, after several weeks at home because of the pandemic my husband finally convinced me we should get chickens. Getting chickens is something we had talked . . .  read more

A Goal Without a Plan is Just a Wish

By Niccole Miller, Ph.D., MBA, Director of Student Success and Retention

Originally from League City, Texas, Clayton Matthew Petty (“Matt”) was not interested in attending college while in high school. As he neared high school graduation, his career counselor encouraged him to figure out what he wanted to do with his life. Petty decided to join . . .  read more