Coles News: Mar 2019

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  • Will the Jobs of the Future be in Blockchain?

    With Silicon Valley hailing blockchain as the next great technology revolution, Jim Nasr, an expert who has made a career out of studying it, recently told a group of Kennesaw State University business students to manage their expectations. His presentation was part of the Coles College Learning Initiatives program.  –  March 26, 2019

  • EMBA Outstanding Scholar Will Remember the Relationships

    Kirsten Miles, who works for Bank of America as a senior vice president and a manager in the Financial Center Compliance Division, is the 2019 EMBA program’s Outstanding Scholar. She received the honor at the 19th annual Lessons in Leadership event, hosted by the Michael J. Coles College of Business at the Cobb Energy Center.  –  March 22, 2019

  • Kennesaw State's Executive MBA Again Ranked Among the World's Best

    Kennesaw State University’s Executive MBA program maintained its status as the best in Georgia and No. 7 in the world in CEO Magazine’s 2019 Global Executive MBA Rankings, released today. The Executive Master of Business Administration in the Michael J. Coles College of Business ranked No. 1 in the state for the third straight year and remained seventh in the world for the second year in a row based on CEO Magazine’s numerical rating system.  –  March 20, 2019

  • Publishing Giant Steve Forbes Speaks to KSU Students

    Famed publishing executive and former presidential candidate Steve Forbes visited Kennesaw State University last week to speak with economics students about alternative tax policies.  –  March 18, 2019

  • Marketing Major Excelling as Coles Scholar, Honors Student

    Josh Wolfe learned to play guitar at age 10, then realized as a teenager that he could use his musical talent to earn money. So, at 16 years old, Wolfe gave guitar lessons in and around his hometown of Ball Ground, Ga. It sparked the entrepreneurial spirit and determination that continues today for Wolfe, 26, who now is a student in Kennesaw State’s Honors College and the Coles College of Business Scholars Program.  –  March 13, 2019

  • ISA Student Lands Cyber Job at Ideal Spot

    One conversation during his internship in Washington, D.C., last summer made Aaron Schwartz realize how respected Kennesaw State University is in the cybersecurity field. Schwartz was interning with Booz Allen Hamilton, a management and information technology consulting firm, and he was introduced to a member of the cyber assessment and authorization team. He recalls that, as soon as he said he is majoring in information security and assurance at Kennesaw State, the Booz Allen staffer turned to Schwartz’s internship leader and said, “You have to give this guy a job!”  –  March 01, 2019