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Lutgert College of Business

AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business

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LCOB News and Events


Upcoming Events
February 10, 2016: IT Security Awareness Seminar on Campus
     Dr. Totterdale will be on the panel  Learn more and Register

Resort and Hospitality Management News
June 29, 2015: FGCU to Develop Training Opportunities for Chef, Entrepreneurs
June 1, 2015: RHM's Sherie Brezina quoted on "staycations" on
February 24, 2015: RHM Grad Answers Call at South Seas Resort
February 16, 2015: RHM grad now a mentor at Residence Inn
January 27, 2015: Meet Randall Upchurch, new Director of RHM Program
December 23, 2014: Dr. Mary Wisnom receives Lifetime Achievement Award
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
October 1, 2014: PGM Director Tara McKenna Profiled in PGA Magazine
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 

February 18 - 20: Alumni Weekend 2016  Learn more and register

Visit the Alumni Home Page  or  Events Page for alumni news and events

News of the Small Business Development Center at FGCU: 
Explore the new SBDC Website - Launched in January 2015
Events: The Small Business Development Center, based in the College, presents events providing education, training and consulting to current and prospective small business owners.
See a listing of upcoming Southwest Florida Events and Workshops

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

News of the College
February 4, 2016: LCOB's Dr. Kauanui describes Veterans Entrepreneurship program
    for veterans: Learn more and apply
December 12, 2015: LCOB Fall Graduation
                   View a collection of nearly 100 photos taken by a local photographer
December 5, 2015: Business and Engineering Students Compete for Eagle Biz Awards
                    Press Coverage: FGCU 360 Magazine  |  Fort Myers News-Press
                                               Naples Daily News    |  Florida Weekly
October 19, 2015: Real Estate Investment Society Awards Scholarships to two LCOB Students
August 3, 2015: Dr. Stansel's Eminent Domain Study Cited in Heartland Institute Newsletter
July 29, 2015: Dr. Dean Stansel Joins Panel to Discuss Minimum Wage on WGCU
July 2015: Performance - The Newsletter of Professional Accomplishments
June 24, 2015: More Updates on CEO Academy  Fort Myers News-Press  |  Naples Herald
June 23, 2015: Drs. Stansel and Kerekes' Eminent Domain Study Cited in Forbes
June 20, 2015: CEO Academy Aims to Mold Future Leaders
May 15, 2015: Dr. Stansel's Paper Cited in West Virgina News Story
April 10, 2015: CEO Academy adds value to students' world
March 28, 2015: Dr. Kauanui Receives Junior Achievement Award
February 2, 2015: Dr. Rubens honored in FGCU Library Author Series
January 21, 2015: Drs. Kerekes and Stansel discuss eminent domain on WGCU
January 20, 2015: Dr. Dean Stansel co-authors study on state fiscal crises
                             Link to the study
                             Dr. Stansel's op-ed in the Fresno Bee
January 16, 2015: Dr. Christopher Westley named to succeed Dr. Gary Jackson
January 8, 2015: Detroit News Story Cites Drs. Kerekes and Stansel Eminent Domain Study
December 13, 2014: Dr. Stansel's Economic Freedom Index cited in Wall Street Journal
December 3, 2014: Entrepreneurship and Engineering Students Create Products
December 2, 2014: Annual Economic Freedom Report Released / Dr. Stansel is Primary Author
                               Link to the Report
                               Dr. Stansel's Op-ed in the Washington Examiner
                               The report is cited by the National Center for Policy Analysis
                               News story in the Jackson, MS Clarion-Ledger
                               Story in North Carolina paper, The Robesonian
                               Dr. Stansel Interview on Mississippi Public Broadcasting
                               Story and Photo in the Florida Business Observer
November 21, 2014: Dr. Tim Allen's Research Recognized in Business Observer
October 22, 2014: Workforce Now Releases Labor Market Studies:
                             Related Story in Gulfshore Business Daily
                             FGCU and LCOB are Partners in the Workforce Now Initiative
October 18, 2014: Dr. Stansel's News-Press op-ed on Local Municipal Competition
October 14, 2014: Study on Eminent Domain by Drs. Kerekes and Stansel
                            Story in The Daily Caller  |  Link to the Study
                            Op-ed by the authors on the Real Clear Policy website
                            Study cited in The Oklahoman
                            Study noted in the Center for Ethics and Entrepreneurship newsletter
October 1, 2014: Lucas Institute Sponsors Banking Career Panel
September 23, 2014: Dr. Stansel's Study Cited in Heartland Institute Sales Tax Story
September 11, 2014: Dr. Dean Stansel's op-ed on Economic Freedom in Michigan Newspaper
September 1, 2014: Dr. Stansel on the Economic Impact of the Performing Arts Industry
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
July 1, 2014: LCOB Welcomes New Dean, Dr. Robert Beatty
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
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


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