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Miguel Purgimon Colell ’16 uncovers the hidden costs of the World Cup

World Cup
Miguel Purgimon Colell ’16 traveled to Brazil, where he explored public opinion regarding the economic impact of the World Cup.

Every kick, header and “GOOOAAAALLLLLLLL” of soccer’s 2014 World Cup came with a hefty price tag—but was it worth it? That question prompted Miguel Purgimon Colell ’16 to fly to Brazil and speak with those footing the bill for the international event.

One graduate, two undergraduate students present at international business conference

Cameron Bechard ’15 and Nicole Jakobsze ’15
North Central College students present at the Academy of International Business conference with Robert Moussetis, professor of international business.

Three North Central College students presented at the Academy of International Business Midwest chapter conference, held March 26-28 in Chicago. They presented along with their North Central faculty supervisor Robert Moussetis, professor of international business, chair of management and marketing and coordinator of graduate business programs.

Moussetis publishes book chapter on new look of business organizations

Robert Moussetis, professor of international business
Robert Moussetis, North Central College professor of international business, published a chapter in the book “Strategic Management in the 21st Century.”

Robert Moussetis—North Central College professor of international business, chair of the management and marketing department, and coordinator of graduate business programs—published a chapter in the 2013 book titled “Strategic Management in the 21st Century, Volume I: The Operational Environment” by editor Timothy J. Wilkinson.

North Central graduate earns highly competitive Dunn Fellowship

Mark Zajac ’12, Dunn Fellow
North Central College graduate Mark Zajac has earned a spot as a policy fellow in Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s Chicago office through the Dunn Fellowship program.

Recent North Central College graduate Mark Zajac ’12 of Des Plaines, Ill., has earned a spot as a policy fellow in Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s Chicago office through the James H. Dunn Memorial Fellowship Program.

“I’ve always been interested in all things international, traveling to other countries and foreign affairs,” Zajac says. “This fellowship opens a lot of doors and will help me to better understand the world.”

Students majoring in business present at international conference

Six North Central College students author presentations about international relations and globalization at annual international conference.

North Central College students gave presentations at the 49th annual MBAA International Conference held Feb. 27-March 1 in Chicago.

Drawing some 800 participants from the United States and around the world, the conference and its presenters focused on different business disciplines, including marketing, finance, international business, legal studies, ethics, entrepreneurship and health management.

North Central honors Matthew Brill ’97 with Alumni Recognition Award

Matthew Brill ’97, Alumni Recognition Award
North Central College to honor businessman Matthew Brill with its 2012 Alumni Recognition Award during Homecoming Convocation Oct. 26.

North Central College is honoring Matthew Brill of Pottstown, Penn., with its 2012 Alumni Recognition Award.

Brill and five others will be recognized during North Central’s Homecoming Convocation at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, at the College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

The Alumni Recognition Award is given to a recent graduate of North Central College who has excelled in his or her field in a leadership capacity.

Ernst is cited as expert in Crain’s feature

Gary Ernst, Professor of International Business and Marketing Emeritus
Gary Ernst, North Central College Professor of International Business and Marketing Emeritus, was cited as expert source in Crain’s Chicago Business feature.

Gary Ernst, North Central College Professor of International Business and Marketing Emeritus, was cited as an expert source in a Sept. 3 Crain’s Chicago Business feature, titled “Logistics industry procures new jobs.”

Moussetis recognized for outstanding article in journal

Robert Moussetis, associate professor of international business
Robert Moussetis, North Central College associate professor of international business, is named winner of Outstanding Paper Award by Emerald Literati Network.

Robert Moussetis, North Central College associate professor of international business and chair of management and marketing/Bus, had his article, titled “Ansoff Revisited: How Ansoff Interfaces With Both the Planning and Learning Schools of Thought in Strategy,” chosen as an Outstanding Paper Award Winner at the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2012. The article was published in the Journal of Management History,
 

Moussetis, Cavenagh, Hanlon present paper on strategic business leadership

North Central College faculty Robert Moussetis, Tom Cavenagh and Brian Hanlon presented paper that won Leadership and Leading Track Award at conference.

North Cental College faculty members—Robert Moussetis, associate professor of international business and chair of management and marketing/Bus; Thomas Cavenagh, Schneller Sisters Professor of Leadership, Ethics and Values, professor of business law and conflict resolution, director of leadership, ethics and values, and coordinator of master of leadership studies program; and Brian Hanlon, Coleman Foundation Professor of Entrepreneurship and assistant professor of marketing—presented an award-winning paper at international conference.  

Public invited to free presentation by international business expert at North Central College

Michael Hugos
International information technology consultant Michael Hugos will deliver the free presentation “Success in the Global Markets” on April 18.

April 9, 2012—The public is invited to hear international information technology consultant Michael Hugos deliver the free presentation “Success in the Global Markets” at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, in North Central College’s Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St.  

Hugos’ presentation will address how Americans can compete in the international market and how working styles and cultures vary among the different countries where he has visited and worked.

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