College of Business News
Business college awards Hero of Business title to Sarah Cannon CEO
Dee Anna Smith was honored as the 2013 Hero of Business at a Friday luncheon and student session.
‘Professional Women’s Event’ gives lessons in business dress
Career-minded women get free advice on networking, latest trends in business fashion at Nov. 7 event.
Lipscomb among top universities in nation for salary potential for graduates
PayScale College Salary Report names Lipscomb one of the top universities in the region.
Lipscomb ranked among top 12 percent in nation for best value by Washington Monthly
Lipscomb University has been named one of the top universities in the nation for best value by Washington Monthly. Lipscomb University is on an exclusive list of universities that based on the economic value students receive per dollar invested according to Washington Monthly’s newly released list of “Best-Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges.” Lipscomb is ranked in the top 12 percent in the nation out of 1,572 universities across the country surveyed for the ranking.
Lipscomb, CABLE study shows increase in women on boards of TN public companies
More Tennessee public companies have added women to their boards and female representation has slightly increased, but men continue to make up the majority on those corporate boards, according to a new report. The number of companies lacking female representatives on boards dropped to 25, or 40 percent, of 62 publicly traded companies included in the study, from 29 in the previous year, according to “Women in Corporate Leadership: 2012 Census,” a study by Lipscomb University College of Business and CABLE, a national nonprofit that connects women with business opportunities.
Ingram Industries board chair to speak at Nashville Business Breakfast Oct. 17
John R. Ingram, chairman of the Ingram Industries board of directors and chairman and CEO of Ingram Content Group, will be the featured speaker at Lipscomb University’s Nashville Business Breakfast at 7 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, in Allen Arena.
Eldridge appointed to the 2013 TNCPE board of examiners
Ray Eldridge, senior associate dean and professor of management in Lipscomb University’s College of Business, has been appointed by the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence board of directors to the 2013 Board of Examiners. The TNCPE’s award program annually recognizes organizations demonstrating excellence in business operations and results.
Tennessee Society of CPAs holds Accounting Academy for 43 students on campus
For the 12th year, the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants welcomed high school students from throughout Tennessee to take part in a four-day camp called the Accounting Academy hosted at Lipscomb University.
HealthSouth whistleblower Weston Smith highlights business ethics focus at CSC
A focus on business ethics infused day two of the 33rd annual Thomas H. Olbricht Christian Scholars’ Conference, as national leaders in the field made presentations in various forums.
Lipscomb community mourns the loss of longtime business professor
Patty Landon Dugger had quite a reputation at one time in the Tennessee Governor’s office. No, she didn’t have a reputation as a dissatisfied constituent or a lobbyist. Rather, she was legendary for training the best office administrators in the area. Today, the Lipscomb community is mourning the loss of Dugger, longtime business faculty member and director of the Lifelong Learning Program, who died May 13 at the age of 80 following a lengthy illness.