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We are glad you have chosen to explore the world of business. Here at Fayetteville State University (FSU), it doesn’t matter whether your future is local, carries you throughout the region, or even leads you around the globe; we take our role seriously in preparing you to meet the challenges of the business world.
Starting Fall 2009 we offer General Business Administration Online Degree Completion (ODC) program
School of Business and Economics
Fayetteville State University
1200 Murchison Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Phone: (910) 672-1267
Fax: (910) 672-2046
Dean: Dr. Assad Tavakoli
On behalf of the School of Business and Economics (SBE), we want to personally welcome you to FSU! Our curricular programs and small class sizes will provide you with the opportunity to enhance your communication, technological, and problem-solving skills. You will also have the opportunity to know your professors both inside and outside of the classroom and hone your team-building and leadership skills through our student organizations. More importantly, our accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate School of Business (AACSB) International, the premier accrediting agency for business programs around the world, points to the quality of the education you will receive here at the SBE.
Please feel free to explore our academic programs and review our faculty profiles. We appreciate your interest in the SBE and are always available to address your questions or concerns.
MIS Graduate Lands a Job at Johnson & Johnson Company
February 1, 2013 - Kelle N. Herbert, BS Management Information Systems' graduate is now working as an analyst in the IT Quality and Compliance Department of Johnson & Johnson (J&J), one of America's largest Fortune 500 companies. She secured this opportunity in February 1, 2013 after completing her participation with the J&J Information Technology Leadership Development Program, a two-year leadership program sponsored by the Office of Career Services. Read more >>
July 13, 2012 - FSU was recently awarded a five-year, $643,000 grant from the US Economic Development Administration (EDA). The funds will be used to establish a university center to advance EDA's mission to promote US innovation and competitiveness in the global economy. The primary focus of the Center will be to accelerate business expansion by proactively linking existing firms with the knowledge, resources, and technical assistance that will enable students to effectively introduce new products, win new contracts, improve efficiency, and create high paying jobs in the defense, energy, and agriculture industries.
Key project personnel are Dr. Pamela Jackson and Mr. Greg McElveen from the SBE and Mrs. Emily Dickens, Director of Government and Community Affairs.
SBE Student Wins Award
Carlos Swan received the North Carolina Campus Compact's Fifth Community Impact Award on Nov. 9. The award is for making significant, innovative contributions to the campus' efforts to address the local community needs. Read more >>
MIS and Finance double major Garry Simpson who graduated last spring landed a job at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (http://www.fdic.gov/) as a database/SQL programmer. He started in June. His job offer came as a result of initial interviews he had at the Thurgood Marshall Conference in New York last semester, which some FSU business students were selected to attend.
Miss Brittany Harrison and Mr. Ivory Anthony Osbourne, 2011 FSU graduates and honors students in accounting, were accepted into the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade in Shanghai, China. Miss Harrison and Mr. Osbourne will pursue a master's degree in International Business. Both students participated in the Thurgood Marshall Initiative and studies abroad (in China) during the 2008 summer term.
Dr. Ashok Jain, a 2004 graduate of FSU's MBA program, is one of three worldwide recipients of the prestigious 2010 Beta Gamma Sigma Medallion for Entrepreneurship Award. >>Read More
January 25, 2013 - The Lloyd V. Hackley Endowment for the Study of Capitalism and Free Enterprise at FSU is pleased to announce its second annual Economics Music Video Contest, "Value of Goods Is Subjective." The contest, open to all US students, has a grand prize of $2,500. For more information on the video contest and rules, click here.
L.V. Hackley Endowed Chair Appears on FOX Business Network "Stossel" Show
January 4, 2013 - Dr. Edward Peter Stringham discussed his research on how the first stock exchanges developed in London in the 1700s, and on how private companies like eBay and PayPal enforced self-regulation to prevent fraud. Click here to watch the interview.
The SBE is accredited by the AACSB - one of the most prestigious and rigorous accrediting programs. Currently, fewer than one-third of US business programs and only 15 percent of the world's business programs have earned AACSB accreditation. >> Read More
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