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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.
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.
Saint Louis University Appoints Beth-Anne Yakubu as Executive Director of the Emerson Leadership Institute in the John Cook School of Business
ST. LOUIS – The John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University has named Beth-Anne Yakubu executive director of the Emerson Leadership Institute. Yakubu will oversee the development and execution of the Institute’s business model, strategic objectives, and daily operations. In partnership with SLU’s advancement group, she will also focus on building partnerships and raising awareness for the Institute within the St. Louis region and the global business community. Under her direction, the Emerson Leadership Institute is will serve as “hub” for education and training, research, and community engagement on ethical and responsible leadership in business.
The John Cook School of Business Hosts Inauguration and Dedication for new Emerson Leadership Institute
September 29, ST. LOUIS - The Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business will host an inauguration and dedication for the Emerson Leadership Institute on Wednesday, October 7 to celebrate the official launch of the Institute and recognize Emerson’s ongoing support of the University.
September 22, 2015- The Center for Entrepreneurship at Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business has opened the 2015 edition of the annual SLU Pure Idea Generator Competition. Open to any current college student this year, contestants have a potential of competing in two-rounds of presenting investors and startup incubators for the chance to receive cash funding and a trip to the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization National Conference.
Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business was named a top-100 business school for undergraduates and features two programs ranking in the top-10 of the nation according to the U.S. News & World Report, which released its annual undergraduate rankings on September 9.
The annual Allsup High School Entrepreneurship Summer Academy, hosted by the Center for Entrepreneurship at the John Cook School of Business, welcomed over 60 students to the program. This year’s group of high school students enjoyed this unique, hands-on experience that provided them with guidance from faculty, student mentors, and well-known entrepreneurs in the St. Louis community.
The annual Allsup Entrepreneurship Academy hosted by the John Cook School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship begins Monday, July 27. High school students who are interested in entrepreneurship, and are eager to have a unique, hands-on experience this summer will have the opportunity to learn what it takes to start and operate a business, be their own bosses and have fun while doing it.
Saint Louis University welcomed 23 high school students from Missouri, Illinois and California on June 17 for the International Business Summer Academy. To kick off the week, the students attended a class presentation about "Going Global" with an overview of Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Europe given by international business executives.
John Cook School of Business Hosts High School Summer Academies in International Business, Sports Business and Entrepreneurship
The John Cook School of Business welcomes high school students from across the U.S. as part of our annual high school summer academies for sports business, entrepreneurship and international business.