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’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.
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.
Last week the John Cook School of Business welcomed 21 high school students to the fifth annual Sports Business Summer Academy. The high school students from around the country had the opportunity to hear from sports business industry leaders and faculty, and working on a special project for Gateway Motorsports Park.
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.
(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.
Saint Louis University John Cook School of Business Researcher Helps Publication Address Replications in Business Research
ST. LOUIS— A recent technical note in the journal Science continued a debate about the reliability of scientific findings. In essence an open science consortium reported reconfirmation of only about half of the papers published in top psychological journals, however using a different approach another group of scientists found closer to 85% of studies to yield essentially the same as initial results.
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.
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.
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 is hosting a special Dean’s Breakfast presentation with Charlie O’Reilly, Vice Chairman O’Reilly Auto Parts, on Monday, April 11. The event takes place in the Cook School and begins with a complimentary networking breakfast in the atrium at 7:30 a.m. and O’Reilly’s presentation will follow in the A-B Auditorium.