Faculty in the Falls School of Business at Anderson University recognize that, in order to succeed in business, one must network and build professional connections well before graduation. Because of this, they provide students with multiple opportunities to build relationships with alumni and other businessmen and women — relationships that can lead to internships and careers. Recently, Dr.
“Since walking onto the campus of Anderson University, I have felt there has always been a push for all students to try to be creative, not only in their lives but with the majors they are pursuing,” said Chris Peterson, a senior marketing major and the Student Government Association president. Not only is Peterson the president of the student body, but he is also the president of MUGS Coffee and Tea, a coffee distributing company that was brought to AU last year.
Anderson University administrative offices will be closed to observe the Christmas and New Year’s holidays beginning Friday, December 21, at 5 p.m. and will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, at 8 a.m. Campus security officers will maintain normal hours during the extended holiday.
Students in Anderson University Professor of Management Dr. Michael Collette’s strategic management class are learning what it takes to run their own business. The students are making strategic business decisions for simulated companies selling athletic shoes, and each decision plays a major role in how the business works. At the end of the semester, students evaluate their strategies and find out how their simulated shoe sales compared with sales from student groups at other universities.
Drew Beechler, an Anderson University senior marketing major with a focus on integrated marketing and a minor in entrepreneurship, has spent his four years at AU compiling valuable professional experiences and networking connections. Beechler was recently named student director of Anderson Media Group (AMG), an on-campus organization that generates promotional content for the Falls School of Business (FSB).