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  • DePaul Summer Academy Introduces Diverse Talent to Actuarial Industry

    Summer Actuarial Academy

    Hosted by the Arditti Center for Risk Management, the Actuarial Summer Academy is designed to get high school students engaged in the rewarding field of actuarial science through experiential learning, case challenges and visits by industry professionals.

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  • Global Business School Survey Ranks DePaul Highly

    Eduniversal rankings

    Seven DePaul graduate business degrees have been recognized in the “Best Masters & MBAs in the World 2019” rankings released by Eduniversal, which surveyed more than 130 business schools and universities globally to rate the best programs.

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DePaul Students Test Chicago Cubs Customer Service

DePaul Students Test Chicago Cubs Customer Service

By Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  08/21/2019  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A DePaul University business course gave students an opportunity to help the Chicago Cubs organization hit a home run... read more

Industry Speakers Bring Real-World Lessons to DePaul Real Estate Classes

Industry Speakers Bring Real-World Lessons to DePaul Real Estate Classes

By Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  05/30/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​ When he was studying real estate at DePaul University’s Kellstadt Graduate School of Business, Nestor Eliadis (MBA ’10) remembers... read more

DePaul Alumni and Students Pitch Startups at Purpose Pitch Competition

DePaul Alumni and Students Pitch Startups at Purpose Pitch Competition

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  05/23/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​Six DePaul alumni and students pitched their... read more

DePaul Students Pitch Marketing Ideas for McDonald’s All American Games

DePaul Students Pitch Marketing Ideas for McDonald’s All American Games

Robin Florzak  /  03/21/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni, Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As a Braham, Minn. high school senior in 2013, DePaul Blue Demons Women’s senior guard Rebekah Dahlman was one of 24 elite players from... read more

Students Serve on Marketing Community Board

Students Serve on Marketing Community Board

Andrew Zamorski | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  03/18/2019  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business strengthened connections between its Master of Science in Marketing (MSM) students, graduates and... read more

Professor Shares Hospitality Spirit in New Podcast

Professor Shares Hospitality Spirit in New Podcast

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Jamie Moncrief  /  02/08/2019  /  Posted in: Students, Alumni, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

“People who work in the hospitality and tourism industry have a great spirit—a sense to serve,” says Nicholas Thomas, director of the School... read more

Short Term Study Abroad for Graduate Students Q&A

Short Term Study Abroad for Graduate Students Q&A

Andrew Zamorski  /  01/16/2019  /  Posted in: Students, Alumni, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Sustainability in Scandinavia, innovation in India and Geschäft in Germany. These are just a few of the business concepts DePaul students... read more

Start the New Year by Enrolling in the DePaul Weekend MBA

Start the New Year by Enrolling in the DePaul Weekend MBA

Robin Florzak  /  01/08/2019  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Is 2019 the year you’ll start your MBA? If your New Year’s resolution is to advance your career by earning a graduate business degree,... read more

Sales Class Challenges Students to Provide Creative Solutions for Nonprofits

Sales Class Challenges Students to Provide Creative Solutions for Nonprofits

Jaclyn Lansbery  /  01/07/2019  /  Posted in: Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Danny Loomans (BS ’17) is used to consulting with a wide range of clients. As a business advisory consultant at Ernst & Young, Loomans... read more

DePaul Actuarial Students Tutor Local Teens

DePaul Actuarial Students Tutor Local Teens

Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  12/05/2018  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The season of giving isn’t just in December for students in DePaul University’s Actuarial Science Club – it extends throughout the... read more

Visiting Professor Talks about the Psychology of Business

Visiting Professor Talks about the Psychology of Business

Andrew Zamorski | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  11/09/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Visiting Professor Neal Outland explores the psychology of teamwork in a range of settings, from the workplace to outer space. Outland,... read more

MS in Sustainability Program Links Execs with Students

MS in Sustainability Program Links Execs with Students

Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  11/02/2018  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul students had a chance to learn more about careers in sustainability management from three prominent corporate veterans of this... read more

ALPFA DePaul MBA Partnership Seeks to Empower Latino Leaders

ALPFA DePaul MBA Partnership Seeks to Empower Latino Leaders

Robin Florzak  /  11/01/2018  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Developing and empowering leaders is central to the missions of both the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and the... read more

Master’s in Marketing Event Builds Community

Master’s in Marketing Event Builds Community

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  10/10/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Kate Stevenson (LAS ’07, MBA ’16), a senior consultant at Clerestory Consulting, returned to... read more

DePaul Business Student Launches Nonprofit for Gold Star Families

DePaul Business Student Launches Nonprofit for Gold Star Families

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  10/10/2018  /  Posted in: Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

When retired Marine and undergraduate business student Charlie Jones tried to write a letter to the son of a colleague who was killed while... read more

Strategic Directions: A Q&A with Dean Johanson

Strategic Directions: A Q&A with Dean Johanson

Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  10/08/2018  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

July marked the one-year anniversary of Misty M. Johanson’s tenure as leader of the Driehaus College of Business.... read more

Find the Right Business Program at Kellstadt Power Hour

Find the Right Business Program at Kellstadt Power Hour

Robin Florzak  /  10/08/2018  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Kellstadt Power Hour lived up to its name for Jarrett McGuigan. The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business’s informal information session... read more

Four Seasons a Year: Luxury Hotel Brand Seeks DePaul Students

Four Seasons a Year: Luxury Hotel Brand Seeks DePaul Students

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  09/11/2018  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Thomas Wright (BUS ’17) knew from an early age that he wanted to work in hospitality. Throughout high school he worked in the food and... read more

DePaul Student Gains National Attention for Leadership and Service

DePaul Student Gains National Attention for Leadership and Service

Jaclyn Lansbery  /  09/11/2018  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

During her first year of high school, undergraduate business student Bushra Amiwala began volunteering at A Just Harvest, a community... read more

John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services Founded

John L. Keeley Jr. Center for Financial Services Founded

Robin Florzak  /  09/06/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University finance students will benefit from innovative academic and co-curricular programming at the newly named John L. Keeley... read more

Alumnus Gift Supports Accounting Student Professional Development

Alumnus Gift Supports Accounting Student Professional Development

Robin Florzak  /  08/08/2018  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

When Kent Klaus (BUS ’82) looks back at his undergraduate years at DePaul University’s Driehaus of College Business, one thing stands out:... read more

First DePaul Business Doctorate Students Graduate

First DePaul Business Doctorate Students Graduate

Robin Florzak  /  07/02/2018  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This year’s Driehaus College of Business’s commencement featured four “firsts.” The college graduated its first class of Doctorate in... read more

DePaul Students Test Cubs Customer Service

DePaul Students Test Cubs Customer Service

Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  05/10/2018  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

How customer friendly are the “Friendly Confines” of Wrigley Field? Ten DePaul University students got a chance to explore this question... read more

Business Students Deliver TEDxDePaul Talks

Business Students Deliver TEDxDePaul Talks

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Jamie Moncrief  /  05/10/2018  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Three business doctoral students and an MBA student were among this year’s lineup of 11 TEDxDePaulUniversity speakers on May 1. Karen... read more

Purpose-Driven Startups Compete for Prizes

Purpose-Driven Startups Compete for Prizes

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  05/10/2018  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Alumni, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Four Chicago startups with ties to DePaul pitched their purpose-driven businesses in the Coleman Entrepreneurship Center’s second... read more

Professor Gives Tips on Negotiating Job Offers

Professor Gives Tips on Negotiating Job Offers

Andrew Zamorski | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  05/10/2018  /  Posted in: Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As they head into the business world this spring, one of the most important negotiations college graduates need to master is the job offer.... read more

Business Students Develop Sponsorship Proposals for Special Olympics

Business Students Develop Sponsorship Proposals for Special Olympics

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  04/12/2018  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Students collaborated with Special Olympics on a quarter-long project as part of a sports sponsorship marketing course. Geena Fennell’s... read more

Students Gain Research Skills through DBA Program

Students Gain Research Skills through DBA Program

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  04/11/2018  /  Posted in: Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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Consulting Course Gives Students Real Client Experience

Consulting Course Gives Students Real Client Experience

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  04/11/2018  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Professor Robert Rubin’s MGT 584: Organizational Consulting Skills course not only provides graduate students the unique opportunity to... read more

Students Create and Innovate at Expo

Students Create and Innovate at Expo

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  03/07/2018  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​The eighth annual Student Innovation Expo held in DePaul University’s... read more

Earning a DePaul MBA at Your Workplace

Earning a DePaul MBA at Your Workplace

Robin Florzak | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  03/06/2018  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Diane Whelan-Thomason received her undergraduate degree in pharmacy studies and has worked in client service for Walgreens for 19 years.... read more

Dell Exec Enhances Research Expertise in DePaul DBA Program

Dell Exec Enhances Research Expertise in DePaul DBA Program

Robin Florzak | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  01/23/2018  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

What drives Stephanie Shipp to travel more than 1,000 miles from Austin to Chicago once a month to attend classes at DePaul University?... read more

DePaul Students Develop Businesses through Accelerator Program

DePaul Students Develop Businesses through Accelerator Program

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  01/23/2018  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Students, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Nineteen DePaul University students will spend the next four months developing businesses during a startup launch program hosted by the... read more

Graduate School Admission Tips from DePaul

Graduate School Admission Tips from DePaul

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  01/23/2018  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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Combined Degrees Open Doors to Future Career Success

Combined Degrees Open Doors to Future Career Success

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  12/13/2017  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Hussain Morawala, an international student from Dubai, was considering taking a year off after receiving his... read more

Holiday Office Party Etiquette Q&A

Holiday Office Party Etiquette Q&A

Andrew Zamorski | Photo by Kathy Hillegonds  /  12/13/2017  /  Posted in: Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

‘Tis the season for companies to celebrate the holidays with an end-of-year office party. DePaul University School of Hospitality... read more

Branding Days Connect Students to Hospitality Employers

Branding Days Connect Students to Hospitality Employers

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  12/13/2017  /  Posted in: Students, Research and Centers, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Business students interested in entering the hospitality industry need to be proactive in determining their career paths, says Eileen... read more

Honor Society Recognizes Top DePaul Business Students

Honor Society Recognizes Top DePaul Business Students

Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  11/14/2017  /  Posted in: Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University’s top business students gathered this fall to be inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society... read more

Sales Leadership Expo Connects Students to Industry

Sales Leadership Expo Connects Students to Industry

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  11/14/2017  /  Posted in: Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​DePaul University’s Center for Sales Leadership attracted the largest student turnout to date for its... read more

Students Explore Blockchain Technology

Students Explore Blockchain Technology

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  09/19/2017  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For undergraduate finance major Pat Gibbons, attending a two-day workshop on blockchain programming provided a way to immerse himself in... read more

Business Students Learn How to Balance Grad School and Careers

Business Students Learn How to Balance Grad School and Careers

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  09/19/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

When Brittany Gelsomino enrolled in DePaul’s evening MBA program, she wasn’t sure how much work it would take to balance a full-time job... read more

DePaul Summer Programs Inspire Ambitious Teens

DePaul Summer Programs Inspire Ambitious Teens

Andrew Zamorski | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  08/28/2017  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Over the summer, DePaul’s Driehaus College of Business invited high school students from across the Chicago area to participate in academic... read more

Graduate Business Programs Offer Unique Experiences

Graduate Business Programs Offer Unique Experiences

Jaclyn Lansbery  /  08/28/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

After Jake Lorber graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics, he was convinced he was done with school. Following two years of... read more

An interview with Interim Dean Misty Johanson

An interview with Interim Dean Misty Johanson

Robin Florzak | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  07/24/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Misty Johanson, PhD, became interim dean of the Driehaus College of Business on July 1, bringing 20 years of academic and industry... read more

Internships Lead to Job Offers for DePaul Business Students

Internships Lead to Job Offers for DePaul Business Students

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  07/24/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

When Dimitri Eliopoulos began attending DePaul University more than a decade ago to study finance, he knew he wanted to work with money and... read more

Save Time and Money with Combined Degrees

Save Time and Money with Combined Degrees

Andrew Zamorski  /  07/24/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Prima Bautista was a sophomore in the Driehaus College of Business when she decided she was going to continue her education with a... read more

DePaul DBA Prepares Business Professionals for Academia

DePaul DBA Prepares Business Professionals for Academia

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  06/26/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For Jennifer McGarry, helping train tomorrow’s accountants does more than pay the bills. As a CPA with 15-plus years of experience,... read more

Overall Salaries Increase for Business Undergraduates

Overall Salaries Increase for Business Undergraduates

Jaclyn Lansbery | Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  06/26/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The 2016 Postgraduate Outcomes Summary released by the DePaul University Career Center found that the overall median salaries for the... read more

At Commencement, Grads Urged to Be Generous Leaders

At Commencement, Grads Urged to Be Generous Leaders

Robin Florzak | Photos by Jeff Carrion and Jamie Moncrief  /  06/26/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A willingness to give back without reward is a key characteristic of leaders who succeed, alumnus Rick Kash (LAS ’68), vice chairman of... read more

DePaul Celebrates 1871 Membership Anniversary

DePaul Celebrates 1871 Membership Anniversary

Andrew Zamorski  /  06/26/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The CEC serves as an entrepreneurial hub for DePaul and the surrounding business community. The center is a place where students and... read more

DePaul Hosts First Business Alumni Reunion in China

DePaul Hosts First Business Alumni Reunion in China

By Robin Florzak  /  05/18/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For DePaul alumna Quen Wang, attending DePaul Unive­rsity’s first-ever business alumni reunion in China felt like “coming home.” “I... read more

Study abroad trips prepare students for global economy

Study abroad trips prepare students for global economy

Jaclyn Lansbery  /  05/16/2017  /  Posted in: Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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DePaul Renames Accounting Master’s Program to Align with Hiring Trends

DePaul Renames Accounting Master’s Program to Align with Hiring Trends

Andrew Zamorski. Photos by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  04/21/2017  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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June 11 Commencement to Honor Nearly 2,000 DePaul Business Graduates

June 11 Commencement to Honor Nearly 2,000 DePaul Business Graduates

Jaclyn Lansbery. Photos by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  04/21/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

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DePaul Links Students to Analytics and STEM Careers

DePaul Links Students to Analytics and STEM Careers

Robin Florzak. Photos by Kathy Hillegonds  /  04/20/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​DePaul offers a wide range of analytics-related degrees and an annual Analytics Career Night that brings together recruiters, alumni and graduating students interested in data-driven careers. ​

DePaul Weekend MBA Offered on Loop Campus

DePaul Weekend MBA Offered on Loop Campus

Robin Florzak  /  03/06/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University’s Weekend MBA program is a great choice for working professionals whose travel schedules and other work/life... read more

Award Competition Sparks Student Innovations

Award Competition Sparks Student Innovations

Andrew Zamorski. Photos by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  03/06/2017  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Alyssa Nagy noticed a need in the marketplace when her grandmother, Clara, became sick with pneumonia and required nursing services at... read more

DePaul Tax and Accounting Programs Rank Among Best in U.S.

DePaul Tax and Accounting Programs Rank Among Best in U.S.

By Andrew Zamorski. Photo by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  02/06/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University's graduate tax and accountancy programs are once again ranked among the top 10 in the nation by employers in... read more

Double Demon Scholarship Helps Alumni Update Skills

Double Demon Scholarship Helps Alumni Update Skills

By Andrew Zamorski.  /  02/06/2017  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Double Demon Scholarship —which is open to DePaul alumni with undergraduate or graduate degrees from any of the university’s... read more

DePaul Students Extend Hospitality to Little City Residents

DePaul Students Extend Hospitality to Little City Residents

Story and Photos by Oliver Debe.  /  01/06/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Alumni, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University School of Hospitality Leadership students have partnered with Little City to mentor residents of the nonprofit service... read more

DePaul Internship Launches Career for McDonald’s Executive

DePaul Internship Launches Career for McDonald’s Executive

By Robin Florzak. Photo by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  01/05/2017  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Alumni, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business attracts international students from more than 30 counties to its MBA and specialized master’s... read more

DePaul Custom MBA Offers Flexibility

DePaul Custom MBA Offers Flexibility

Robin Florzak  /  08/29/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Like business itself, business students need to be nimble to thrive in today's ever-changing marketplace. That's why DePaul... read more

Advising Office Empowers Student Success

Advising Office Empowers Student Success

Robin Florzak  /  08/25/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

What graduate business degree is right for me? What courses should I take? What credits can I waive or transfer? How can I... read more

Upbeat Outlook for Graduate Business Students

Upbeat Outlook for Graduate Business Students

Andrew Zamorski  /  07/26/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Where do DePaul graduate business students land after graduation? According to the 2015 Postgraduate Outcomes Summary released by the DePaul... read more

Chinese Students Find Success at DePaul

Chinese Students Find Success at DePaul

Robin Florzak  /  07/22/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

What makes international students travel from around the globe to attend the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business in... read more

DBA Helps Consultant Turn Research into Client Solutions

DBA Helps Consultant Turn Research into Client Solutions

Robin Florzak  /  06/27/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Karen Bartuch (CMN '10) has worked in a wide range of settings — from the squad room to the board room — where interpreting data is an... read more

Full-Time MBA Helps Alumnus Make a Successful Career Transition

Full-Time MBA Helps Alumnus Make a Successful Career Transition

Andrew Zamorski  /  06/27/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Alumni, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Making the decision to go back to school full time to pursue an advanced business degree is not one to be taken lightly. Neither is the... read more

DePaul Accountancy Programs Prepare Students for Hot Job Market

DePaul Accountancy Programs Prepare Students for Hot Job Market

Andrew Zamorski  /  06/27/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As the DePaul University Class of 2016 winds down their graduation celebrations, accountancy graduates are getting to work. Alumni of... read more

Hospitality School Receives $1.8 Million Grant From Marriott Foundation For Student Development Center

Hospitality School Receives $1.8 Million Grant From Marriott Foundation For Student Development Center

Jon Cecero, Newsline  /  06/27/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A new $1.8 million grant from The J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation will be used to help establish The J. Willard and Alice S.... read more

Pension Case Competition Showcases Real-World Finance Education

Pension Case Competition Showcases Real-World Finance Education

Ovetta Sampson  /  05/16/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

On its face, the challenge seemed Herculean. Solve the Illinois pension crisis in six weeks. Without a doubt, the more than 60 DePaul... read more

Real Estate Entrepreneur Credits DePaul with His Success

Real Estate Entrepreneur Credits DePaul with His Success

Andrew Zamorski  /  04/18/2016  /  Posted in: Alumni, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Double Demon Michael Episcope (BUS '94, MS '08), the cofounder of Origin Investments, a real estate private equity firm with nearly... read more

DePaul Students Visit "Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett

DePaul Students Visit "Oracle of Omaha," Warren Buffett

Kevin Carey, DePaul MBA Candidate  /  04/18/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

This spring, 20 MBA candidates from DePaul University's Kellstadt Graduate School of Business were chosen to meet one of the most... read more

Double Demon Scholarship Saves Tuition Dollars

Double Demon Scholarship Saves Tuition Dollars

Andrew Zamorski  /  03/21/2016  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Miriam Dybczak is back at DePaul University, her alma mater, pursuing a Master of Science in Management, thanks to a valuable benefit... read more

International Students Share MEAL with DePaul

International Students Share MEAL with DePaul

Andrew Zamorski  /  03/21/2016  /  Posted in: Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Studying in a foreign country can be a culture shock for international students as they adapt to a new culture. What can be even more... read more

DePaul Business School Shares Admission Application Tips

DePaul Business School Shares Admission Application Tips

Kellstadt staff. Photo by Kathy Hillegonds.  /  02/22/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Applying to a graduate business program may seem daunting, and prospective students often have many questions about the best way to approach... read more

Business Culture Course Supports International Student Success

Business Culture Course Supports International Student Success

Andrew Zamorski  /  02/22/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

International enrollment at DePaul University has steadily increased over the last five years. Nearly 2,500 international students from 110... read more

Innovation Awardees Meet Real-World Challenges

Innovation Awardees Meet Real-World Challenges

Andrew Zamorski  /  02/22/2016  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The sixth annual DePaul University Student Innovation Awards were held Feb. 11 to reward students for proposing creative solutions to... read more

Economics Grad Interns at the White House

Economics Grad Interns at the White House

Robin Florzak  /  02/22/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

After landing a White House internship last year, Ernie Enriquez (BUS '14) made the exciting leap from studying economics at DePaul... read more

Start Your Advanced Business Degree in 2016

Start Your Advanced Business Degree in 2016

Ovetta Sampson  /  01/20/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

More people search for a new job in the first week of January than any other time, according to career site research. But often people find... read more

Employers Clamor for DePaul Marketing Students

Employers Clamor for DePaul Marketing Students

Ovetta Sampson  /  01/20/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Michael Stratta's Chicago-based marketing agency has had a friendly invasion of late. Three new hires hail from DePaul... read more

DePaul Student Group Prepares Emerging Leaders

DePaul Student Group Prepares Emerging Leaders

Andrew Zamorski  /  01/20/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​ Collegiate DECA, an international business student organization, provides students with opportunities to develop leadership,... read more

MS in Management Degree Helps Students Start Business Careers

MS in Management Degree Helps Students Start Business Careers

Ovetta Sampson  /  01/04/2016  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A Master of Science in Management is becoming an increasingly popular degree at America's business schools, according to Forbes... read more

DePaul Tax and Accounting Programs Rank Highly

DePaul Tax and Accounting Programs Rank Highly

Andrew Zamorski  /  12/14/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Rankings and Recognition  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University's graduate tax and accountancy programs are once again ranked among the top 10 in the nation by TaxTalent in its... read more

Finance Centers Celebrate 10 Years of Education, Partnerships and Research

Finance Centers Celebrate 10 Years of Education, Partnerships and Research

Ovetta Sampson  /  12/14/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In 2013, the Center for Financial Services (CFS) at DePaul University hosted Sheila Bair, fresh from her stint as chair of the Federal... read more

DePaul's MACC Program Prepares Graduate Students for Hot Market

DePaul's MACC Program Prepares Graduate Students for Hot Market

Andrew Zamorski  /  12/14/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In a recent report by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, more than 83 percent of CPA forensic accounting professionals... read more

Former Executive Helps Students Explore Global Business

Former Executive Helps Students Explore Global Business

Ovetta Sampson  /  11/23/2015  /  Posted in: Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

By all accounts, Luis Larrea's teaching schedule is rigorous. He teaches three classes each quarter. Each year, he co-leads four... read more

Student Discovers Long-term Benefits of Part-Time MBA

Student Discovers Long-term Benefits of Part-Time MBA

Ovetta Sampson  /  10/28/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​​Even in high school, Rachel Miklas (pictured right) knew she wanted to attend DePaul. After getting her bachelor's degree in business... read more

MS in Management a Good Fit for New Professionals

MS in Management a Good Fit for New Professionals

Robin Florzak  /  10/28/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Called the "star of 21st-century business education" by the Financial Times, the Master of Science in Management degree is... read more

Former U.S. Commerce Official Finds Flexibility and Camaraderie in DePaul Evening Cohort MBA

Former U.S. Commerce Official Finds Flexibility and Camaraderie in DePaul Evening Cohort MBA

Ovetta Sampson  /  09/28/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Lizabeth Stuck knew exactly what she wanted when she began seeking an MBA program in 2014. After two years as a deputy director in the... read more

Combined Degrees Save Money, Accelerate Learning

Combined Degrees Save Money, Accelerate Learning

Ovetta Sampson  /  09/28/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

At just 23 years old, Byanca Avitia is poised to graduate next year with both her bachelor's and master's degrees in accounting.... read more

Chicago Professionals Bring Real-World Learning to DePaul Classrooms

Chicago Professionals Bring Real-World Learning to DePaul Classrooms

Ovetta Sampson  /  08/19/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As a category manager at Walgreen Co., Nate Muszczynski (BUS '11) is responsible for the store chain's beer sales nationwide. He and... read more

Professor Helps Chinese Students Acclimate

Professor Helps Chinese Students Acclimate

Andrew Zamorski  /  08/18/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Associate Professor of Accountancy Ning Du takes a distinctive approach when teaching accounting to DePaul's international students,... read more

New Business Degrees to Advance Your Career

New Business Degrees to Advance Your Career

Ovetta Sampson  /  07/20/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business is introducing two new master's degrees and an executive doctorate this fall that will help... read more

Chicago Executives Enhance Business Student Learning

Chicago Executives Enhance Business Student Learning

Ovetta Sampson  /  06/22/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Thanks to DePaul University's vast network of business alumni, prime location in downtown Chicago and strong faculty professional... read more

Real-World Lessons From Nonprofit Consulting

Real-World Lessons From Nonprofit Consulting

Andrew Zamorski  /  06/22/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Students in DePaul University's full-time MBA cohort finished a year-long community service project this spring that challenged them to... read more

Master in Accountancy at DePaul Prepares Leaders

Master in Accountancy at DePaul Prepares Leaders

Andrew Zamorski  /  05/13/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Darren Guccione (MSA 1996), a technology entrepreneur, serial inventor and the CEO co-founder of Keeper Security, is grateful for all the... read more

Launch DePaul Bolsters Student Businesses

Launch DePaul Bolsters Student Businesses

Ovetta Sampson  /  05/13/2015  /  Posted in: Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Peikang Hu spent more than three years in his hometown of Beijing learning English. Soon after arriving in the United States and... read more

DePaul Hospitality Program Partners with Marriott

DePaul Hospitality Program Partners with Marriott

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  05/13/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A new partnership with a prominent hotel brand is helping DePaul University undergraduate students gain real-world knowledge about the... read more

Trips Abroad Give Students Global Lessons

Trips Abroad Give Students Global Lessons

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  04/13/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University prepares students to be part of today's international economy by exposing them to examples of business from all over... read more

Virtual Trading Room Offers Real-World Advantage

Virtual Trading Room Offers Real-World Advantage

Ovetta Sampson  /  03/09/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The statement from the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in January had barely been made public before DePaul University finance... read more

MS in Taxation Online Offers Flexibility

MS in Taxation Online Offers Flexibility

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  03/09/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Rankings and Recognition, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University's nationally recognized Master of Science in Taxation program has expanded to include an online degree, creating a new... read more

Graduate Course Spotlights Patient Experience in Health Care Management

Graduate Course Spotlights Patient Experience in Health Care Management

Ovetta Sampson  /  03/09/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

It took just 115 characters and the hashtag "#PX" for Andrew Gallan to get the prompt attention of one of the largest health care... read more

Students Profit from Marcus Lemonis Talk

Students Profit from Marcus Lemonis Talk

Robin Florzak  /  02/19/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Serial entrepreneur Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's reality show "The Profit," captivated a standing-room-only crowd of... read more

MBA Students Gain Business Experience Through Service

MBA Students Gain Business Experience Through Service

Andrew Zamorski  /  02/09/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Students in DePaul University's full-time MBA program are engaged in a new long-term community service project that marries DePaul's... read more

Honors Scholar Praises DePaul Opportunities

Honors Scholar Praises DePaul Opportunities

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  02/09/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

​Driehaus College of Business student Emily Kolpas is getting a peek at life after college while still in school. Through the Strobel Honors... read more

Chicago Sports Executives Give Students Inside View

Chicago Sports Executives Give Students Inside View

Ovetta Sampson  /  01/13/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

At first glance, a course offering visits to some of Chicago's most famous sports-focused organizations may seem like one big field... read more

Finance Chair Brings Real-World Focus to Students

Finance Chair Brings Real-World Focus to Students

Ovetta Sampson  /  01/13/2015  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The power of positive expectations often can change a person's destiny. Just ask Elijah Brewer III, chair of the Department of Finance... read more

DePaul To Launch Business Doctorate

DePaul To Launch Business Doctorate

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  12/03/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Seasoned professionals who want to take their business knowledge — and their careers — to the next level have a new option: the Doctorate in... read more

Marketing Program Embraces Big Data Trends

Marketing Program Embraces Big Data Trends

 /  11/04/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Faculty, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

For years, the goal of marketing has been for marketers to gain an understanding of their audience so they can provide products and services... read more

DePaul Alumni Lectures Enhance MBA Lessons

DePaul Alumni Lectures Enhance MBA Lessons

Ovetta Sampson  /  10/15/2014  /  Posted in: Alumni, Students, Research and Centers  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A recent Wall Street Journal article informed the world of something DePaul University MBA candidate Ryan Lombard already knew. The... read more

DePaul Launches New Graduate Business Programs

DePaul Launches New Graduate Business Programs

Ovetta Sampson  /  09/09/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business is introducing a slate of new program offerings this fall and winter to provide pathways for... read more

Leadership Lessons

Leadership Lessons

Ovetta Sampson  /  08/19/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Just a few months ago, Monae Miller had no idea how to budget her money. The teenager from the West Side of Chicago wasn't very good at... read more

Real-World Focus Elevates Sports Management Program

Real-World Focus Elevates Sports Management Program

Ovetta Sampson  /  07/16/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In the 1980s, only three higher education institutions had sports management programs in the United States. Flash forward through a... read more

DePaul's Evening Cohort MBA Breaks New Ground

DePaul's Evening Cohort MBA Breaks New Ground

Ovetta Sampson  /  06/18/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

In the business world, building relationships is key to success. Many aspiring executives, entrepreneurs and others foster those... read more

3D Printer To Turn Student Ideas Into Reality

3D Printer To Turn Student Ideas Into Reality

Ovetta Sampson  /  06/18/2014  /  Posted in: Research and Centers, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

French artist Henri Matisse once said, "Drawing is putting a line 'round an idea." Now DePaul students can go beyond just... read more

Ledger & Quill Professor Teaches Risk Strategy

Ledger & Quill Professor Teaches Risk Strategy

Ovetta Sampson  /  05/14/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Faculty  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Walk into Professor Mark Frigo's office and it is not unusual to see photos from his martial arts school, books on the philosophy of... read more

Students Apply Sales Skills to Fundraising

Students Apply Sales Skills to Fundraising

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  03/12/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A culture of giving back is built into DePaul University's mission. In one marketing class at the Driehaus College of Business, that... read more

New Graduate Business Scholarships Offered

New Graduate Business Scholarships Offered

Robin Florzak  /  02/05/2014  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students, Alumni  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University is launching new scholarships that will make earning a degree from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business even more... read more

Cultural Exchange Builds DePaul's Bridge to China

Cultural Exchange Builds DePaul's Bridge to China

Driehaus Staff  /  01/24/2014  /  Posted in: Faculty, College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Coco Shan is your typical 20-something student attending DePaul University. She loves watching "Gossip Girl" and the "Vampire... read more

Double Demon Alumni Scholarship Expands

Double Demon Alumni Scholarship Expands

Jennifer Leopoldt  /  12/13/2013  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

A scholarship that allows DePaul University alumni to return to school and enjoy discounted tuition for a master's degree or... read more

Economics Degree Becomes Pathway to Marketplace

Economics Degree Becomes Pathway to Marketplace

Ovetta Sampson  /  11/20/2013  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Aksh Gupta hunches over the latest sales report for his startup, Occasion, an online booking agency. Gupta seems oblivious to the constant... read more

DePaul Competition Teaches Money Manager Skills

DePaul Competition Teaches Money Manager Skills

Robin Florzak  /  11/20/2013  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

DePaul University business student Monika Jones' curiosity about the world of finance began with an unusual gift she received on her... read more

What We Learned from Warren Buffett

What We Learned from Warren Buffett

Kate Stevenson  /  11/15/2013  /  Posted in: Students, College and Schools  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Meeting Warren Buffett was a "bucket list" item that hadn't even made it to my list because it seemed so farfetched.... read more

Financier Warren Buffett Shares Wisdom with Students

Financier Warren Buffett Shares Wisdom with Students

Robin Florzak  /  10/29/2013  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

Twenty DePaul graduate business students had an opportunity to ask the "Oracle of Omaha" Warren Buffett questions about careers,... read more

Hospitality student uses leadership skills to snag White House internship

Hospitality student uses leadership skills to snag White House internship

Driehaus Staff  /  08/13/2013  /  Posted in: College and Schools, Students  /  Twitter  /  Facebook

As a little girl enamored by the spectacle and pageantry of the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade, Lindsay Ford never dreamed her... read more