After Shadrach Vaughn graduated from Cal State San Marcos with a degree in business administration in 2014, he did what a lot of fresh alumni do: He moved away from inland North County and headed for the beach.
Professor Robert Aboolian, Supply Chain expert, shares some insight into why we are still feeling the pain of inventory shortages this long after the reopening of the economy. Read his full interview regarding the country's response and the need to increase our domestic capacity to manufacture critical products.
June 30, 2021
The College of Business Administration is excited to announce that Dr. Bennett Cherry, Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship at CSUSM, will assume the role of interim dean on July 1st!
June 24, 2021
In honor of retiring Dean Hamerly, foundation and advisor board members, as well as faculty and staff, have joined together to sponsor a new endowed scholarship for student success.
June 14, 2021
Dean Hamerly shares his retirement announcement after nearly 20 years of teaching and 7 years of service as the dean of the College of Business Administration.
June 8, 2021
The student run investment club revealed an impressive ROI of 43% for the CSUSM foundation fund portfolio.
June 7, 2021
The semi-annual survey of San Diego Business Confidence revealed a dramatic increase in optimism for employment and profits for key industries including Craft Beer, Tourism, and Biotechnology, as well as general business.
May 23, 2021
The university was excited to hold an in-person socially distanced ceremony for graduates. Read the full article from CSUSM news about the 3-day celebration and view the full CoBA ceremony photo album.
May 18, 2021
Each department reveals their outstanding graduates for the Class of 2021!
May 10, 2021
The CSUSM College of Business Administration joined the top 5% of business schools.
April 27, 2021
Congratulations are in order for Assistant Professor of Fiannce, Dr. Dongnyoung Kim! His research work has been accepted for publication in Managerial Finance. The paper titled, “The Influence of CEO Political Ideology on Labor Relations and Firm Value”, examines the influence of CEO internal political beliefs on labor relations and demonstrates that managerial political orientation has a significant impact on firm value arising from employment litigation.
March 26, 2021
The CSUSM Cougar fund, a student run investment club with $200,000 under asset management, presented their portfolio at the largest student financial conference in the world.
February 17, 2021
LeRhonda Triplett identified a demand for virtual event coordinating during the pandemic and was selected among multiple applicants by entrepreneurship experts to receive mentorship and start up funding.
January 12, 2021
Jessica Earnshaw helped to launch Betty Boarders, a community and surfing resource organization for women who are passionate about surfing or learning how to surf.
December 4, 2020
Abigail White was volunteering at Mission Hills High School’s College Expo and Future Fair last year when she realized the positive impact she could have on younger students.
Nov. 13, 2020
Management student Jonas Dyer '21 shares how his strong work ethic, and his ability to network, has propelled his career forward to management prior to graduation. Read his story of how a job at his local gym began his journey to managing large scale real estate ventures across the Pacific Northwest.
Sep. 15, 2020
Social media channels featured recent gradautes who accepted new job offers this summer and included their advice for current students approaching the job market.
Sep. 1, 2020
CoBA welcomed three new faculty members to the team in Fall 2020l! The college is excited to introduce Dr. Fernanda Muniz! Learn more about her background and research areas on this special news feature.
CoBA welcomed three new faculty members to the team in Fall 2020l! The college is excited to introduce Dr. Aaron McDonald. Learn more about his background and research areas on this special news feature.
CoBA welcomed three new faculty members to the team in Fall 2020l! The college is excited to introduce Dr. Abigail Nappier Cherup. Learn more about her background and research areas on this special news feature.
June 23, 2020
Professor of Management Dr. Raj Pillai examines charismatic leadership and provides tips for managers who are leading through a crisis.
June 15, 2020
Assistant Professor Dr. Serhan Kotilogu explores how ventures can maintain persistant growth with optimum levels of innovation.
May 17, 2020
View the faculty nominated outstanding seniors from each department.
April 23, 2020
Dr. Emily Tarr, Assistant Professor in the Management department conducts research on power relationships in the workplace.
Aprl 16, 2020
Professor Robert Aboolian discusses the imapct of COVID-19 on the field of supply chain management.
Aprl 9, 2020
Dr. Kim McCarthy discusses her research on the impact of incivility in interpersonal communication and how it decreases producitivity.
April 1, 2020
A brief overview of how 3D printing innovation is being fast tracked during the global pandemic crisis and the 6 factors that drive successful implementation researched by faculty member Dr. Nima Zaerpour. Read more.
March 31, 2020
Elijah Schneider, a senior business student at CSUSM, started a social media marketing agency from the ground up at just 19 years old. In a few short years the company has grown on its platform of transparency and data-based strategies to employ a team of 17 and service large brands like Nordstrom, Mercedes, and Fancy.com. Read more.
March 31, 2020
Melissa Finestone '17, can be found every weekend selling her organic, cold-pressed, fresh almond milk at farmer’s markets in San Diego. What started out as an assignment in a marketing class turned out to be a full-time business and passion project for this 2017 alum. Read more.
March 17, 2020
Perhaps no Cal State San Marcos students were as clued in to coronavirus threat and its potential impacts on the United States as clearly and as early as those in the statistics class taught by business lecturer Bill Burns. Read more