Small, Personal, and    (Lake) Superior:Stories of Sustainable Excellence       from LSSU Students             ACBSP Regio...
Valerie Phillips   Chair, School of Business   Asst. Professor, Marketing Mindy Poliski  Asst. Professor, Accounting David...
Where  isLSSU?10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu   3
What’s Happening in the U.P?The U.P. is a big,    beautiful, and         sparsely-              populated                 ...
10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu   5
10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu   6
10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu   7
Campus Setting10/15/2012       www.lssu.edu   8
GARDENBATCHEWANA                           RIVER                    CANADA                               SAULT TRIBEBAYMIL...
Campus Setting     • Located in Sault Sainte Marie, MI     • Borders Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario             – Combined po...
Jiigtamok (Pow Wow)        --originally held in the spring to celebrate the new beginning of life10/15/2012               ...
*New* College of             Business and Engineering   School of Business   School of Engineering & Tech (Robotics Lab)...
South Hall Renovation Project10/15/2012           www.lssu.edu        13
School of Business - Programs•   Accounting (B.S., A.A., minor)•   Finance and Economics (B.S., minor)•   Business Managem...
School of Business• Represents approximately 20% of the  University’s graduates• A teaching institution      – Faculty has...
School of Business OutcomesGraduates will demonstrate:•   Knowledge of core business subjects, functional areas of busines...
To continue to address School outcomes         Launch of ACTG 350                 Income Tax Practicum10/15/2012          ...
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu                    18
To continue to address School outcomes        Launch of MRKT 379             Sports and Events Marketing10/15/2012        ...
Val’s Marketing Team 1st Annual           Hoops for Hope10/15/2012      www.lssu.edu          20
“Hoops for Hope”• 30+ teams across  Michigan’s U.P.• Ages 9 – 90• Charities:  Boys and Girls Clubs  Brimley, MI  Oncology ...
“Hoops for Hope”• No entry fee• Donations only10/15/2012         www.lssu.edu   22
“Hoops for Hope”Net Profit:• Year 1 (2011) $3,30010/15/2012           www.lssu.edu   23
“Hoops for Hope”• Sustained to Year 2 (2012)• Net profit: $2,600• Combined 2 day/year  contribution to  charity: $5,90010/...
10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu   25
Personal, Natural, (Lake) Superior:Experiential Learning for Sustainable• Economic value                 • Curiosity• Comm...
The Curvy Girl promo                      G.A.M.E. Forum in NYC10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu                     27
Superior                                     AquaSystems Glamour Trio— Internships in NYC10/15/2012            www.lssu.ed...
Student Organizations• Globally-recognized  organization• Get recruited by  corporate sponsors for  internships and jobs  ...
10/15/2012   www.lssu.edu   30
Enactus (SIFE)Fundraisers—Pinos for sale10/15/2012       www.lssu.edu   31
Questions?10/15/2012      www.lssu.edu   32
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2012 ACBSP Region 4 Conference Presentation #9 - Phillips Poliski Finley

  1. 1. Small, Personal, and (Lake) Superior:Stories of Sustainable Excellence from LSSU Students ACBSP Region 4 Conference10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 1
  2. 2. Valerie Phillips Chair, School of Business Asst. Professor, Marketing Mindy Poliski Asst. Professor, Accounting David Roland Finley, Ph.D., P.E. Dean, Business & Engineering10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 2
  3. 3. Where isLSSU?10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 3
  4. 4. What’s Happening in the U.P?The U.P. is a big, beautiful, and sparsely- populated place~300,000 people 3% of Michigan~10,500,000 acres 29% of Michigan10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 4
  5. 5. 10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 5
  6. 6. 10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 6
  7. 7. 10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 7
  8. 8. Campus Setting10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 8
  9. 9. GARDENBATCHEWANA RIVER CANADA SAULT TRIBEBAYMILLS USA 10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 9
  10. 10. Campus Setting • Located in Sault Sainte Marie, MI • Borders Sault Sainte Marie, Ontario – Combined population of ~100,000 • 2500 Students Overall, 300 in Business • Formerly Fort Brady • Easy to navigate • Diversity!!!10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 10
  11. 11. Jiigtamok (Pow Wow) --originally held in the spring to celebrate the new beginning of life10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 11
  12. 12. *New* College of Business and Engineering School of Business School of Engineering & Tech (Robotics Lab) Product Development Center strongly linked to SmartZone (SSMart)10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 12
  13. 13. South Hall Renovation Project10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 13
  14. 14. School of Business - Programs• Accounting (B.S., A.A., minor)• Finance and Economics (B.S., minor)• Business Management (B.S.)• International Business (B.S.)• Marketing (B.S., minor)• Business Administration (A.A.)• Entrepreneurship (B.S.)10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 14
  15. 15. School of Business• Represents approximately 20% of the University’s graduates• A teaching institution – Faculty has real world experience• Graduates ranked in the 95th percentile of the Major Field Test (MFAT) – Over 800 schools take the exam each year – LSSU scores in top 40 schools in the nation10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 15
  16. 16. School of Business OutcomesGraduates will demonstrate:• Knowledge of core business subjects, functional areas of business, and how these areas are integrated; and an understanding of the economic, legal, political, and global environment.• Skills in research, communications, and critical thinking.• Personal growth, with a desire for learning, adaptation to change, and curiosity.• Effective interpersonal skills.• Involvement in professional and community affairs.Graduates will:• Lead moral and ethical lives.• Appreciate the work ethic.• Hold positions, including graduate study, related to their educational goals.10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 16
  17. 17. To continue to address School outcomes Launch of ACTG 350 Income Tax Practicum10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 17
  18. 18. Volunteer Income Tax Assistance10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 18
  19. 19. To continue to address School outcomes Launch of MRKT 379 Sports and Events Marketing10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 19
  20. 20. Val’s Marketing Team 1st Annual Hoops for Hope10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 20
  21. 21. “Hoops for Hope”• 30+ teams across Michigan’s U.P.• Ages 9 – 90• Charities: Boys and Girls Clubs Brimley, MI Oncology Department WMH, Sault Ste. Marie, MI 10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 21
  22. 22. “Hoops for Hope”• No entry fee• Donations only10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 22
  23. 23. “Hoops for Hope”Net Profit:• Year 1 (2011) $3,30010/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 23
  24. 24. “Hoops for Hope”• Sustained to Year 2 (2012)• Net profit: $2,600• Combined 2 day/year contribution to charity: $5,90010/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 24
  25. 25. 10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 25
  26. 26. Personal, Natural, (Lake) Superior:Experiential Learning for Sustainable• Economic value • Curiosity• Community • Student empowerment collaboration and confidence• Social responsibility • Desire for lifelong• Ethical behavior learning10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 26
  27. 27. The Curvy Girl promo G.A.M.E. Forum in NYC10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 27
  28. 28. Superior AquaSystems Glamour Trio— Internships in NYC10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 28
  29. 29. Student Organizations• Globally-recognized organization• Get recruited by corporate sponsors for internships and jobs upon graduation• LSSU’s program is one of the region’s most highly regarded10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 29
  30. 30. 10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 30
  31. 31. Enactus (SIFE)Fundraisers—Pinos for sale10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 31
  32. 32. Questions?10/15/2012 www.lssu.edu 32

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