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.
As part of an ongoing collaboration to foster the next generation of business and technology leaders, John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University is partnering with Deloitte and the SAP® University Alliance for the accounting information systems course.
The John Cook School of Business recently completed construction on a new data analytics lab with a naming gift commitment from Edward Jones. The room will feature 12 Bloomberg terminals, the ability for students to use laptop computers and can be configured for use as a flipped classroom where content is often delivered online outside of the classroom and in classroom time is utilized to expand on those concepts. Students taking finance courses will use the Bloomberg terminals as part of their coursework. Additionally, the lab will be a key component in the FIN 4630 Applied Portfolio Management course and the Master of Science in Applied Finance and Economics (MS-AFE) program.
SLU Receives Top 25 Ranking From Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine for Entrepreneurship Graduate Programs
The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine have ranked Saint Louis University’s graduate business entrepreneurship programs 18th in the country, up from 23 last year. Out of more than 300 schools offering entrepreneurship studies that The Princeton Review surveyed, 35 institutions' undergraduate and/or graduate programs made the roster of top schools for 2017.
John Cook School of Business Associate Professor Palash Bera, Ph.D., Receives Grant from Ghent University
John Cook School of Business associate professor in Operations and IT Management, Palash Bera, Ph.D., has received a $230,000 grant awarded by the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO) through Ghent University, Belgium. Dr. Bera will serve as the co-supervisor on the project titled: Attention direction and task performance with domain model patterns. Over the next four years, Dr. Bera and his fellow researcher, Dr. Geert Poels will test different guidelines for effective use of patterns in domain models. Domain or conceptual models are developed as part of requirements analysis to document and communicate domain understanding during Information Systems development.
The Dean’s Breakfast Series Welcomes Guest Speaker Ronald Kruszewski, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Stifel Financial Corp.
The John Cook School of Business welcomes guest speaker Ronald Kruszewski, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Stifel Financial Corp. for the Dean’s Breakfast Series on Thursday, Sept. 8. The Dean’s Breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. with a complimentary networking breakfast, and Mr. Kruszewski’s presentation will begin at 8 a.m. in the Cook School’s A-B Auditorium. While the event is free and open to the public, registration is requested. Visit deansbreakfast.slu.edu for more information.
Saint Louis University’s Professional Outreach Committee Hosts First Annual Professional Programs Fair on August 11, 2016
The Professional Outreach Committee of Saint Louis University is hosting its first annual Professional Programs Fair on Thursday August 11, 2016. Representatives from a variety of departments within the University will be present to meet with prospective students and discuss the many opportunities for continuing education at SLU.
(ST. LOUIS – April 28, 2016) – Saint Louis University (SLU) and Logan University have entered into a unique agreement that will allow Logan students to take courses toward earning a SLU business certificate or degree while earning their Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) degree. The articulation and matriculation agreement is the first of its kind, giving DC students enrolled at Logan the advantage of gaining essential practice management skills from one of the most highly ranked business programs in the country.
The Cook School Accounting Department Hosts Speaker James Turley, Former Chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young
The John Cook School of Business accounting department is hosting the Vasquez-Wuller Accounting Lecture Series featuring James Turley, former chairman and CEO of Ernst & Young on Thursday, April 21. The event takes place in the Cook School and begins at 2:30 p.m. with Mr. Turley’s presentation and a networking reception will follow at 3:30 p.m.
On Friday, April 1, students, faculty and staff from Saint Louis University's John Cook School of Business shared in the spirit of service at the Lift For Life Gym. The mission of Lift For Life Gym is to offer at-risk St. Louis city children a safe, enriching environment in which to strengthen their bodies, enrich their minds, develop healthy social relationships, and learn to make positive life choices.
The John Cook School of Business Graduate Business office is hosting an information session for SLU students interested in the One-Year MBA program. The Cook School has updated the work experience requirements for its One-Year MBA program in an effort to be more accessible to non-business majors. The One-Year MBA is designed for recent college graduates and transitioning professionals. The cohort model encourages a diverse group of students who have the opportunity to learn and grow from one another. Students develop an extensive network that goes outside the classroom.