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Martin receives 2016 KSU Presidential Award

Written by Tiffany Roney

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Dawne Martin, assistant dean for diversity in the College of Business Administration, is one of six Kansas State University individuals receiving the 2016 Presidential Awards for going above and beyond in providing education, development and vision to students and professors.

The awards include a $5,000 honorarium sponsored by the university president’s office and Curtin Property Company, a real estate development firm with offices in Manhattan and Kansas City. Continue reading “Martin receives 2016 KSU Presidential Award”

NSSI director Dawn Deeter elected to leadership positions in pair of prestigious sales organizations

By Brent Fritzemeier

Kansas State University National Strategic Selling Institute, or NSSI, director Dawn Deeter has been elected to leadership positions in two prestigious sales education organizations.

Deeter is the president of the University Sales Center Alliance, a consortium of sales centers established in 2002 that connects university faculty members with many different backgrounds and areas of expertise. Together, these credible and innovative educators advocate for the continuing advancement of the sales profession through teaching, research and outreach. Continue reading “NSSI director Dawn Deeter elected to leadership positions in pair of prestigious sales organizations”

Study Abroad tour to Europe gives students a global outlook on business

At Chelsea, LondodnWritten by: Brent Fritzemeier

A faculty-led study abroad program this spring saw 22 students in the Kansas State University College of Business Administration travel to Europe to gain a better understanding of the global marketplace.

The group, which was led by professor of marketing Swinder Janda, spent 10 days visiting the sites and touring international businesses in London and Munich. Continue reading “Study Abroad tour to Europe gives students a global outlook on business”

College of Business Administration’s Edward Jones Sales Competition awards $2,500 to students

By Brent Fritzemeier

Six students took home $2,500 in cash prizes as part of the recent Edward Jones Sales Competition, a collaboration between the National Strategic Selling Institute in Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration and Edward Jones. Continue reading “College of Business Administration’s Edward Jones Sales Competition awards $2,500 to students”

Research looks at parents’ influence on children’s play of violent video games

By Brent Fritzemeier

According to a new study from Doug Walker, Kansas State University assistant professor of marketing, parents who are more anxious and emotional can affect the amount of violent video games their children play.

Continue reading “Research looks at parents’ influence on children’s play of violent video games”

Marketing professor’s research published in Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing

By Brent Fritzemeier

Kansas State University professor of marketing Swinder Janda, along with Dongguk University professor of international trade Hong-Youl Ha, recently had their research published in the Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing.

Continue reading “Marketing professor’s research published in Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing”

NSSI and Pi Sigma epsilon team up to donate to Manhattan Special Olympics

2015-Aug-26_1140_44-NSSIBy Brent Fritzemeier

The Kansas State University National Strategic Selling Institute, along with the local chapter of national sales and marketing business fraternity Pi Sigma Epsilon, recently teamed up to donate more than $5,000 to the Manhattan Special Olympics.

“We are very appreciative of the support for Special Olympics by the NSSI and Pi Sigma Epsilon,” said Luke Schulte, vice president of development for Special Olympics Kansas. “Without donations like this, Special Olympics wouldn’t be able to put on our programs. We will use it locally to support our Manhattan area events, and buy things like medals and meals for the athletes.” Continue reading “NSSI and Pi Sigma epsilon team up to donate to Manhattan Special Olympics”

Marketing faculty take on new leadership roles

Kevin Gwinner, professor and head of the department of marketing and Jon Wefald chair of business leadership, was named interim dean of Kansas State University’s College of Business Administration in June.  Gwinner replaces Ali Malekzadeh, who took the position as president of Roosevelt University on July 1. Continue reading “Marketing faculty take on new leadership roles”