Coles News: May 2018

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  • EMBA Student Wins Global CAPSIM Challenge Business Simulation

    Recent Executive MBA graduate Justin Zampedro’s skill at making critical business decisions earned him first place last month in the CAPSIM Challenge, a business simulation pitting students against competitors from around the world.  –  May 23, 2018

  • Cybersecurity Needs Communication, Not Legislation, Says ISA Lecturer Andy Green

    For Information Security and Assurance Lecturer Andy Green, the State of Georgia’s recent high profile cybersecurity issues have created a teachable moment for his students and for the public at large.  –  May 17, 2018

  • Beta Gamma Sigma Inductees, Outstanding Students Inspired to 'Seize Opportunities'

    As the Coles College of Business’s most exceptional students gathered for an awards ceremony in their honor, and with many of them graduating the same day, the event’s keynote speaker reminded them never to lose their passion for learning new things.  –  May 14, 2018

  • Local Business Wins Atlanta Pacesetter Award, KSU Top 100 Competition

    On April 28, Marietta-based Elite Event Rental was named as one of metro Atlanta’s fastest growing small businesses for 2018 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle and won the Kennesaw State University Top 100 entrepreneurship program.  –  May 11, 2018

  • Online Shoppers Could Pay More Sales Tax in Georgia

    Georgians with an affinity for online shopping may have to pay a little more next year following Gov. Nathan Deal’s decision to sign a bill requiring online retailers who ship to Georgia to start paying sales tax.  –  May 11, 2018

  • Mental Health First Aid Training Helps UPAC Keep Students Safe

    Recognizing that young adults are the most likely group to experience suicidal thoughts, the Coles College of Business Undergraduate Program Advising Center recently completed a Youth Mental Health First Aid training course designed to help staff identify early warning signs in students and to guide those students towards critical life-saving resources.  –  May 07, 2018

  • Business Leaders Share Tips for 'Navigating Change'

    Speaking to a group of Coles College of Business alumni, students, staff, and faculty, executives in residence Bil Lako and Bob Kilinski shared their insights into how businesses and people can prepare for, implement, and learn from change in their organizations.  –  May 02, 2018

  • Georgia Small Business Lending at an All-Time High

    Lending for small businesses is at an all-time high in Georgia, yet some still struggle to access credit. In many cases, the explanation is pretty simple, according to Drew Tonsmeire, the area director at the UGA Small Business Development Center at Kennesaw State University.  –  May 02, 2018

  • Action-Oriented MBA

    The Pew Research Center recently defined millennials as those born between 1981 and 1996. And just like they have with every other institution or practice, they’re redefining what it’s like to get an MBA – and what they plan to do with a graduate degree.  –  May 01, 2018