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Lutgert College of Business

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Our Big News:
July 1, 2014: LCOB Welcomes New Dean, Dr. Robert Beatty

Lutgert Exchange, The LCOB Newsletter
Current Issue: July 2014
        Excerpts: Honor Society Inductions  |  Accolades for Faculty  |  SBDC News  |  Alumni News
For past issues, go to the News and Events Archive page

LCOB Events
Coming September 17, 2014: Next in the BB&T Free Enterprise Lecture Series

Resort and Hospitality Management News
August 29, 2014: Dr. Mary Wisnom recognized by University Library
June 30, 2013: RHM Hosts Hands-on Experience for Local High School Students
April 28, 2013: RHM Assists in Turnaround of Sanibel Island Resort

PGA Golf Management News
March 31, 2014: The game of golf is all business at FGCU
November 21, 2013: Senior Interning at Local Club Participates in PGA Event
September 16, 2013: Internship Director Martha Hall Honored by PGA

Alumni News and Events
Coming October 10, 2014: 23rd annual Founder's Cup Golf Tournament  Learn more
Visit the Alumni Home Page  or  Events Page for more alumni news and events

Small Business Development Center News:
SBDC Launches Mobile Website - Learn More
Events: The Small Business Development Center, based in the College, presents a variety of events providing education, training and consulting to current and prospective small business owners.
For a complete listing of events, go to the SBDC website.

News of the College
August 28, 2014: Dr. Gary Jackson Comments on SWFL Economy in Sarasota Herald Tribune
July 31, 2014: Dr. Sandra Kauanui comments on non-compete business clauses
July 24, 2014: Dr. Kauanui on cyber insurance - from personal experience
July 28, 2014: LCOB Partners with Horizon Council on Small Business Study
June 26, 2014: LCOB's CEO Academy trains future business leaders
May 9, 2014: Company Moves from NY to SWFL - Dr. Dean Stansel quoted in story
May 2014: Performance - The Newsletter of Professional Accomplishments
April 28, 2014: Dr. Ron Coccari Speaks at Real Estate Economic Summit
April 21, 2014: Distinguished Guest Lecturer in Urban Economics Class
April 10, 2014: Wall Street Journal Story Cites Dr. Shelton Weeks' Research
April 7, 2014: LCOB Hosts Real Estate Career Forum
March 27, 2014: LCOB and Junior Achievement Offer CEO Academy to Teens
March 24, 2014: cites Dr. Stansel study on mortgage interest deduction
February 24, 2014: Dr. Stansel's Economic Freedom Index Cited in National Review Story
January 27, 2014: Dr. Stansel comments on the construction labor market
January 16, 2014: Dr. Gary Jackson speaks on the economy to group of small business owners
January 7, 2014: Dr Dean Stansel quoted in Story on Florida's Gubernatorial Race
December 25, 2013: Dr. Gary Jackson and Research Team - Finalist for News-Press Award
December 18, 2013: Dean Stansel 1) Forbes op-ed on Mortgage Interest Deduction
                                        2) named one of 5 best columns of the day
December 12, 2013: New Study on Economic Freedom Co-authored by Dr. Stansel
November 23, 2013: Dr. Stansel's Economic Freedom Index cited in Albany, NY Newspaper
November 20, 2013: Dr. Stansel Comments on Medicaid Expansion (WGCU Story and Audio)
November 18, 2013: Dr. Sandra Kauanui Joins Board of Venture Development Organization
November 12, 2013: Dr. Stansel is quoted on: Tax Subsidies in Illinois  Smoking Ban on Campus
November 8, 2013: Dr. Dean Stansel Co-authors Study on Medicaid Expansion in Florida
November 1, 2013: LCOB's Dr. Sandra Kauanui Adopts Mobile App for Entreneurship Institute
November 1, 2013: Follow-up Story on Aqua Ramp - joint LCOB / Engineering Project
October 11, 2013: Board of Governors Recongizes FGCU Grads' Job Success - Story and Video
September 6, 2013: LCOB Management Advisory Board Members Recognized
June 30, 2013: LCOB MBA Grad Partners With Basketball Star in New Business
June 3, 2013: Dr. Sandra Kauanui Recognized by Junior Achievement
June 2, 2013: Dr. Dean Stansel Ranks Metro areas on Economic Freedom / Reported in
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
The City Journal
Acton Institute's website
May 20, 2013:. Dr. Sandra Kauanui Comments on Workplace Conflict
May 16, 2013: LCOB / Horizon Council Reports Second Quarter Business Climate Index
Press Coverage Fort Myers News-Press | SW Florida Business Today
May 16, 2013: Students' Product and Business Plan Takes Florida Venture Forum Award
Video: Product Presentation at Florida Venture Forum
Floria Venture Forum Press Release
Press coverage: Student Newspager | FGCU Magazine
More Press coverage: Fort Myers | Naples | Miami | National
May 16, 2013: TV interview - Dr. Dean Stansel Comments on Growing Business of Microbreweries
May 15, 2013: Workforce Study (see April 5 item) issues second report
Reported in: Gulfshore Business Daily | SW Florida Business Today
May 9, 2013: Port Authority Executive Named to LCOB Advisory Council
April 2013: LCOB is Re-accredited

  • AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business - is the premier accrediting agency for Colleges and Schools of Business. LCOB is proud to have gained re-accreditation from AACSB, as announced this month.
    The meaning and importance of accreditation are discussed in videos posted to the Accreditation website.

April 17, 2013: Dr. Shelton Weeks addresses Naples Realtors Economic Summit
April 15, 2013: Radio Interview: Dr. Dean Stansel Discusses Tax Freedom Day
April 5, 2013: LCOB Partners with Regional Organizations on Workforce Study
FGCU Press Release
Study Document (96 pages)
April 2013: Dr. Gary Jackson comments on the Economic Recovery for Gulfshore Business Magazine
March 2013: The Eagles made it to the Sweet Sixteen - that was the big basketball news.
What does that have to do with Economics? Read on:
Forbes: Cinderella - and an "excellent Economics department"
Forbes: Andy Enfield's Hayekian Dunk-City Offense (Op-ed by Dr. Dean Stansel)
Bloomberg: Ayn Rand's formula for NCAA Tournament Success
Business Observer: Dunk This - FGCU is Free Market U
February 21, 2013: Latest in the BB&T Distinguished Lecture Series
January 11, 2013: Dr. Dean Stansel: Government Shouldn't Pick Winners
January 7, 2013: Real Estate Investment Society Awards Scholarship to LCOB Student
January 3, 2013: Dr. Gary Jackson Comments on Businesses Catering to Exclusively to Adults
January 2, 2013: Dr. Stansel: Fiscal Cliff Decisions Could Adversely Affect Charitable Donations
December 18, 2012: Dr. Dean Stansel on the Subject of Mortgage Interest Deduction
December 13, 2012: Dr. Stansel Comments on Politicians as Venture Capitalists
December 3, 2012: Law and Economics scholar Prof. Henry Manne Speaks to LCOB class
December 5, 2012: Business and Engineering Students Team up for Eagle Biz Awards Event / News Stories:
November 26, 2012: Gulfshore Business Daily
December 5, 2012: WINK News Now
December 4, 2012: Dr. Stansel comments on Florida's 'Economic Freedom' ranking
December 3, 2012: Dr. Stansel comments on political influence in foreign trade missions
November 19, 2012: Dr. Stansel comments on "pro-business" legislature
November 19, 2012: LCOB Regional Economics Research Institute Surveys Local Executives
November 8, 2012: Dr. Dean Stansel is profiled in Naples Florida Weekly
November 1, 2012: Soviet Expert Dr. John Moore Speaks to LCOB class
October 11, 2012: Dr. Stansel comments on gasoline prices - story on NBC-2 website
October 4, 2012: Dr. Stansel's op-ed: State and local government subsidies to businesses
September 27, 2012: Dr. Dean Stansel discusses the 2012 Economic Freedom of the World Report on WGCU
August 29, 2012: Gulf Coast Business Review story: Dr. Gary Jackson's Economic Report






For earlier news items, go to the News and Events Archive page