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.
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.
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.
John Cook School of Business Launches Undergraduate Concentration in Analytics and Enterprise Systems
The department of operations and information technology management at the John Cook School of Business will introduce an undergraduate concentration in analytics and enterprise systems in fall 2016. With demand from employers seeking talent with analytics and enterprise resource planning (ERP) experience, this new concentration will enhance the market value of Saint Louis University business graduates.
John Cook School of Business Hosts “Ameren Sustainable Business Speaker Series” Featuring Bryon Crump, vice president of EnviroPAK Corporation
Join the Ameren Corporation and Saint Louis University’s John Cook School of Business for the annual “Ameren Sustainable Business Speaker Series” on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the John and Lucy Cook Hall. Bryon Crump, vice president of EnviroPAK Corporation will serve as the keynote speaker with a presentation entitled, “Trends in Sustainable Packaging: To the Recycle Bin and Back Again,” and a networking reception to follow in the Shanahan Atrium.
The John Cook School of Business invites you to a special Dean’s Breakfast presentation with Sister Simone Campbell, on Tuesday, February 16. The event takes place in the Cook School and begins with a complimentary networking breakfast in the atrium at 7:30 a.m. and Sr. Campbell’s presentation will follow in the A-B Auditorium. Sr. Campbell is a religious leader, attorney and poet with extensive experience in public policy and advocacy for systemic change. Her presentation will be, “Business, Government and the Common Good: What it takes to create an economy of inclusion.” Sr. Simone led a yearlong project engaging business leaders in various parts of the country. In this presentation, she will reflect on her learnings in light of Pope Francis’ challenge to create an economy of inclusion.
The John Cook School of Business is hosting an event, “The Health of the Economy and the Economics of Health” on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 8 a.m. in John and Lucy Cook Hall. Presentations begin at 8:30 a.m. in the A-B Auditorium. The Department of Economics and the National Association of Business Economics (NABE) will present the event which will be a discussion of the 2016 outlook for Missouri/U.S. economies and the economic implications of health care reform.
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.
The Business Engagement Board (formerly the John Cook School of Business Alumni Board) is hosting the annual Trivia Night on Saturday, January 23 at 6 p.m. Join alumni, staff, students and friends for this annual event. The net proceeds will support the Cook School scholarship fund. Last year, more than $18,000 was raised.
Mark Arnold, Ph.D., senior associate dean and professor of marketing at the John Cook School of Business has received the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. The Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards program, sponsored by Emerson, annually recognizes more than 100 educators in the St. Louis metropolitan area – from kindergarten teachers to college professors – who are examples of excellence in their field. Recipients are selected by the chief administrators of their school districts or educational institutions.
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.