Entries by HELEN LUND

The 2016 Economic Forum

  The 2016 Economic Forum was hosted by The Rotary Club of Flint & the University of Michigan-Flint School of Management on December 9th, 2016. The event took place in the Northbank Ballroom in Downtown Flint, Michigan. FEATURED SPEAKERS: Steve Chenenko, MBA Chief Risk Officer, Nationwide Bank Yener Kandogan, Ph.D Associate Dean & Professor of […]

Lunch with an Entrepreneur featuring Steve Whitener

  Steve Whitener, University of Michigan-Flint Alumni and entrepreneur, spoke to students on Dec. 1 about the importance of entrepreneurship.   More about Steve Whitener  Started Real Estate Company as a UM-Flint Student In 1973, while attending UM-Flint, Mr. Whitener purchased an apartment building. Upon graduating in 1977, he went on to acquire several additional […]

UM-Flint Makes Princeton Review’s Top Business School List

The University of Michigan-Flint’s School of Management ranked as one of the Best Business Schools in the Midwest for 2017. The School of Management was selected along with 294 other business schools by the Princeton Review. “We are very pleased to once again be recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the Best Business […]

Q & A: UM-Flint Hagerman Center Director Mark Simon

Mark Simon, PhD became director of the Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship & Innovation this fall. The University of Michigan-Flint School of Management center was created in 2015 thanks to a generous donation from Phil and Jocelyn Hagerman. Simon was recognized in his new role October 10 at an investiture ceremony. At the event, Simon said, “I can’t […]

UM-Flint SEI Summer Camp Students Explore Entrepreneurship

The Hagerman Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation held its Summer Entrepreneurship Institute camp for the first time on July 12-14. High school juniors and seniors spent three days learning about multiple aspects of entrepreneurship, business, and marketing. The camp aims to help high school students understand entrepreneurship and the excitement surrounding new ventures that can […]

UM-Flint Offers New Programs, New Departments, More Degrees

By ROBERT GOLD On July 18, 2016 1:27 pm The University of Michigan-Flint continues to evolve and is launching a series of new programs and changes this fall. There will be new degrees in every school and college within the university, as well as department changes to expand courses and specializations for students. “The University of […]

UM-Flint Professor Researches Work/Life Balance

A UM-Flint professor is exploring what drives people to overwork and how it may influence their private lives. This research may help employers create a healthy and productive workplace atmosphere. Associate Professor of Management Gregory Laurence will highlight these questions of work-family conflict and dynamics at an international conference later this month in Japan.   […]

International Students At UM-Flint

International Students At UM-FlintGlobal Advocates for Vehicle City BY ALLISON ROSBURY ON JULY 1, 2016 This past year, there were more than 700 international students attending UM-Flint – the most they have ever hosted. “We are an international campus that has been progressing over the past decade,” says Dan Adams, International Center Director. “The reality […]

UM-Flint Tax Preparation Service Honored by IRS

Dr. Cathleen Miller, an associate professor of accounting at UM-Flint runs the university’s tax assistance program, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance), which provides free help to those in the community. She started it in 1984, as a student through the UM-Flint Accounting Club, and remained heavily involved since becoming a faculty member in 1998. Miller […]