01/13- The start of 2021 marked the official appointment of Barnali Gupta, Ph.D., as Edward Jones Dean of the Chaifetz School of Business. In the role, Gupta will provide leadership for Saint Louis University's nationally ranked business school which saw strong graduate enrollment growth, an uninterrupted fall semester of on-campus and hybrid course delivery and reaccreditation by the Association to Advance Colleges and Schools of Business in 2020.
01/05- Chaifetz School of Business graduate and Greetabl founder Joe Fischer (CSB '04) discusses his path from SLU to founding his own company.
12/15- The Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business offers a strong data analytics focus in both its undergraduate and graduate programs to prepare students for successful careers in today's business environment. Trevor Halliburton, a Chaifetz School senior, discusses his current internship with Boeing and offers advice for students looking to pursue a similar path.
11/24- We connected with Abby Kwon for a Q&A during which she shared about her most recent internship as a remote graphic designer for the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and offered advice for other students looking to pursue a career in graphic design.
11/16- Incredibly, we find ourselves nearing the end of our Fall 2020 semester. In just a few weeks, our students will take their final exams and complete the semester. Our students, faculty and staff have shown extraordinary compassion and responsibility in these past few months: While COVID-19 cases have drastically increased around the country, our SLU community has managed to hold in-person classes for the entire semester, which is no small feat.
11/16- The rise of the COVID-19 pandemic introduced unique challenges to entrepreneurs, making the already laborious prospect of founding a company--securing investors, attracting quality employees, growing a customer base--even more daunting. But Mission Control is no ordinary startup.
11/16- Rob Boyle, professor and Assistant Dean at SLU's Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, discusses student resilience and flexibility during the unprecedented fall 2020 semester.
10/27- Dr. Jerome Katz, professor and Robert H. Brockhaus Endowed Chair in Entrepreneurship at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business, offers pandemic-friendly tips for business owners.
10/13- Chaifetz School of Business graduate Meghan Loftus discusses her experience moving from the Midwest to New York City to pursue a career in fashion.
- Chaifetz School of Business Introduces Industry Mentor Program for Applied Portfolio Management Students
09/29- This fall, the Applied Portfolio Management (APM) program at the Richard A. Chaifetz School of Business is launching an industry-mentorship program to connect current APM students with leaders in the St. Louis region's robust finance industry.
09/03- Interim Dean Scott Duellman welcomes the Chaifetz School of Business freshman class to an unusual new school year.
08/26- The Boeing Institute of International Business' first ever virtual study abroad experience connected master's students with business leaders abroad and gave students insight into international markets, all from the safety of their own homes.
07/28- Habitat for Neighborhood Business, a St. Louis entrepreneurship incubator that works in conjunction with the Chaifetz School of Business, has created a program to provide members of the St. Louis community with hot meals. The program was created to provide nutritious meals to individuals and families affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
07/16- We talk to senior Olivia Tran about her internship, summer hobbies, involvement in SLU's Housing & Residence Life and how she feels about coming back to campus in the fall.
06/18- This past month, we were very happy to have something big to celebrate: our students' graduation. While we wish that we could have held an in-person ceremony to honor their accomplishments, we were grateful to "Honor the Day" with virtual celebration, and we look forward to being with them again in 2021 for a proper commencement. Until then, we will continue to recognize our graduates on our website and social media accounts, so follow us at SLUChaifetzBiz to keep up with their achievements.
06/11- Graduating from college and starting a career can be daunting in even the best of times, but for 2020 graduates, the ongoing threat of COVID-19 can make the job search even more challenging. The Chaifetz School's Career Resources Center is here to help.
06/08- Thanks to SLU's Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship, the ongoing public health situation this summer won't be a barrier for local high school students looking to grow their business and leadership skills. For the first time, the center's popular Allsup Entrepreneurship Academy will be offered online, giving participants the chance to connect with like minded students across the region while learning from other young entrepreneurs.
05/28- Chaifetz School of Business graduate Melissa Vien, CFRE, (MBA, '20) balanced school and full-time work for years as she pursued her degree part-time through SLU's top 40 ranked Professional MBA program. In April, the former St. Louis Business Journal 30 Under 30 honoree accepted a new role as Board Relations Manager for SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Foundation. Recently, the Chaifetz School of Business interviewed Vien to learn more about the passion and dedication that propelled her to earn a master's degree while working full-time in St. Louis' nonprofit sector.
05/21- While unable to hold the Excellence Awards in person this year, the Chaifetz School of Business is proud to recognize outstanding members of its academic and professional community.
05/17- When the Chaifetz Center for Entrepreneurship couldn't hold an in-person pitch contest due to COVID-19, they moved the competition to a virtual format. The high school students who participated presented their ideas to a panel of judges via video recordings.
04/15- In these unprecedented times I am truly grateful for the community of Saint Louis University students, faculty and staff. Over the past month we have worked diligently to transition to distance learning and provide assurances that our students have the support they need for their continued success. Additionally, our faculty and staff have reached out to support the workers of SLU that have been unduly impacted by the epidemic. The transition to this new way of educating occurred nearly overnight, and our Chaifetz School community has worked tirelessly to keep things running as smoothly as possible.
04/15- When Dr. Becky Kaufman Lynn (MBA '19) opened an independent medical practice in February, she was prepared for almost anything. Lynn had spent years preparing to open Evora, a St. Louis medical practice focused specifically on women's sexual health, menopause and gynecologic care. Then the pandemic hit.
04/10- Communications of the Association for Informational Systems has named Professor Fred Niederman, Ph.D., its new Editor-in-Chief beginning on July 1, 2020. Dr. Niederman will be the journal's sixth editor and has been appointed for a three-year term.
03/18- The newly established Ignatian Service Fellowship, created for passionate students with a demonstrated commitment to service and social action, provides a world-class business education combined with opportunities to affect positive change in the St. Louis community.
03/04- M.S. in supply chain management students Alex Tran, Akhmyed Soltan, Tianzuo Wang and Tianyou Wang, pictured above with Justin Goodson, Ph.D., competed in Texas Christian University's Graduate Supply Chain Case Competition in February.