The Latest News
This is the place to learn what's happening at the Cook School. Awards, recognition, programs and events - - it's all news, and it is listed below, based upon the posting date. Events are posted on the Cook School Calendar, for your planning purposes.
Saint Louis University Center for Entrepreneurship Diamonds Accelerator Welcomes Spring Semester Cohort
On February 28 the Saint Louis University Blue Diamond Accelerator program welcomed two new students as part of the Spring semester cohort. During a meet and greet reception, Fred Pestello, Ph.D., president of Saint Louis University, welcomed the new students and paid homage to the legacy of pioneering and entrepreneurship that built Saint Louis University. Following his message, the new and current Blue Diamonds each shared a brief overview of their project or existing business.
The 12th annual Allsup Entrepreneurship Academy hosted by the John Cook School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship begins Monday, July 25. High school students interested in learning about what it means to be an entrepreneur can meet successful business owners, create and pitch their own business ideas, collaborate on teams and more – are invited to register.
The John Cook School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship recently hosted the third annual Chasing the Sun event where high school students from around the world team to solve problems. Each team presents the next with a set of problems to solve and the receiving team is tasked with developing entrepreneurial business solutions for those problems. Only 12 students from the St. Louis area were invited to participate in this elite event.
The Center for Entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business announces the finalists for SLU’s nationwide collegiate Pitch and Catch Competition as well as SLU’s High School Angels in the Outfield Competition. The competition is open to all college students around the country and St. Louis area high school students, and encouraged participants to submit a video for the chance to pitch their ideas in front of a panel of experts during a final competition on Sunday, April 24, at the Gateway Grizzly Ballpark.
GlobalHack, a St. Louis-based nonprofit focused on building better tech communities through software competitions, announced today that Saint Louis University will be the location for their first $1 million hackathon. The organization's milestone event - GlobalHack VI - will take place at SLU's Chaifetz Arena from Friday, October 21 to Sunday, October 23, 2016. Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business serves as GlobalHack VI title sponsor.
January 19, 2015 — Saint Louis University School of Law’s Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic (ECD) and the John Cook School of Business and its Habitat for Neighborhood Business program have been awarded grant funding to support a pilot project known as the E Workshop Project. The project will focus legal and business support to neighborhood entrepreneurs in north St. Louis city and county.
Global Business Conference at Saint Louis University to feature guests from United Nations, CEO of Monsanto.
Join international business professionals for this annual conference that provides current and critical information on global trade and international relations. The 2015 conference offers a line-up featuring experts from the United Nations and Washington, D.C. discussing global trends in population and trade, executives from MasterCard and Appistry discussing payment and big data technologies, and a keynote discussion of sustainable global solutions by the president and CEO of Monsanto.
St. Louis, MO -- The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University offers one of the best programs for students aspiring to launch their own businesses or build their own startup according to The Princeton Review. The education services company named the school # 19 on its list of "Top 25 Graduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Studies for 2016.” The Princeton Review’s lists of top schools for entrepreneurship education for 2016 posted at www.princetonreview.com/entrepreneur on November 10th.
Inauguration and Dedication Event Celebrates the Official Launch of SLU’s Emerson Leadership Institute
ST. LOUIS -- The Emerson Leadership Institute at Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business hosted the inauguration and dedication of the Emerson Leadership Institute Wednesday, October 7. The event brought together business leaders, educators and students to celebrate the official launch of the Institute and recognize Emerson's ongoing support of Saint Louis University.
On Thursday, Oct. 8, the Boeing Institute of International Business in the John Cook School of Business sponsored the annual Hussmann International Business Awards Ceremony. Three area executives received awards for their efforts to advance international trade in the region. Eight undergraduate students studying international business also received scholarships. The event concluded with a celebratory reception.