Bemidji State University alumnus Sam McSharry ‘09 has always loved the outdoors and knew he wanted to spend his career helping others enjoy it as well. After nearly a decade working as a salesman for outfitters in the Midwest, McSharry was recently appointed a regional sales manager for the internationally renowned fishing company, Rapala.
Long-time high-school educator and local yoga instructor Kari Pickett of Bemidji, Minnesota, has always been an advocate for community health. In March 2020, when COVID-19 uprooted the lives of many across the nation, Pickett leaned in to finding solutions to the challenges presented by the virus.
On October 7, Hespera founder Eric Ruyak presented to Angie Kovarik’s Personal Selling class about his experiences as a fashion jewelry entrepreneur. Ruyak founded Hespera in 2012 after years of selling jewelry at farmer’s markets and has since grown his business into an 8-figure company. Hespera is currently sold in over 700 different department stores […]
Bemidji State University’s Dr. Gabriel Warren, assistant professor of business administration and motivational speaker, has relaunched his 2008 debut book “No Regrets!: Living Your Life to The Fullest” to help people cope with the pandemic.
Bemidji State University’s American Marketing Association partnered with Federated Insurance to host a virtual sales competition for students.
Bemidji State University’s Dr. Angie Kovarik, assistant professor of business administration, placed first in the Innovated Pedagogy Competition during the Small Business Institute’s 44th annual conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on Feb. 27-29.
Bemidji State University’s Dr. Hamdan Alabsi, assistant professor of business administration, co-authored two research papers that were recently printed in national publications.
Bemidji State University marketing students held a mock trade show at Bemidji’s LaundPad facility on Dec. 4.
Bemidji State University’s Veronica Veaux, assistant professor of business administration, was a speaker on Minnesota Public Radio’s (MPR) Entrepreneurship and Identity: Building a Native Owned Business panel.
Bemidji State University’s business administration & management program was ranked 96th out of 711 programs on the list “2019 Best Business Administration & Management Colleges for the Money” by College Factual.