SBGE News Archive

  • Dr. Kierulff Leads Valuation Challenge National Competition

    Sep 18, 2013

    Now in its third year, the BVR/SPU Valuation Challenge is going national.  Schools from across the U.S. are signing up for this competition between teams of undergraduate and graduate finance students. Learn more at the challenge web site and read Dr. Herb Kierulff's recent blog post explaining "Why Finance Majors Should Learn to Value Private Companies."

  • Branch Rickey's legacy: Reflections for Labour Day

    Aug 30, 2013

    While Jackie Robinson changed the game of baseball and hence influenced society, Branch Rickey built a business that ended up changing culture. Rickey's untold story invites us to consider commerce as a means of cultural renewal.  CIB Director John Terrill writes of Rickey's legacy in his Labour Day refections published in Comment magazine.

  • Etc magazine features SBGE student in China

    Aug 16, 2013

    International business major Nikki Spitzer gives you a glimpse of her recent study abroad to China. She studied at a university in south central China, and took classes from Chinese professors. Seattle Pacific University has been sending groups of students to China every fall since 2004.

  • “Women in Finance” Team Wins Valuation Challenge

    Jun 24, 2013

    How much is a business really worth? SPU business students are learning how to find out. Winners of the second annual BVR/SPU Valuation Challenge this spring were: Erin Nesheim, Brooke Reed, Hayley Hill, Lilyanna Diama, and Samantha Sanders. The competition is co-sponsored by SPU’s School of Business, Government, and Economics, Portland-based Business Valuation Resources, and accounting firm Moss-Adams.

  • New Dean Named for School of Business, Government, and Economics

    Jun 6, 2013

    Dr. Joseph Williams, a Microsoft executive, has been named dean of SPU's School of Business, Government, and Economics.

  • Summer Institute 2013

    May 20, 2013

    The Center for Integrity in Business and Center for Biblical and Theological Education are delighted to offer two one-week courses in June. These are geared for business leaders, pastors and church leaders, and theology students.

  • Spring Dean's Speaker Series Presents Chris Martin of CleanScapes

    Apr 15, 2013

    Chris Martin, founder and president of CleanScapes, is the featured speaker at the next Dean's Speaker Series lecture on Tuesday, April 30, 10:30 a.m., in the Library Seminar Room. Our quarterly Dean's Speaker Series is an important link to the regional business community, bringing a wide range of executives and community leaders to interact with our students.

  • Window Exec Interviewed in Latest Ethix

    Feb 21, 2013

    Ethix, the online magazine of the Center for Integrity and Business, now features a Q&A with Steve Tourek, senior vice president and general counsel for The Marvin Companies, a company known for putting community first.

  • Response Magazine: Faith and Work Highlights

    Feb 21, 2013

    The Autumn 2012 Response magazine explored the topic of faith and work, featuring contributions from SBGE faculty, including Jeff Van Duzer, former dean and now SPU provost; Kenman Wong, professor of business ethics; John Terrill, director of the Center for Integrity in Business; and Al Erisman, SPU executive in residence and editor of Ethix journal. Read more.

  • April 10-12: Economics and Theology in Creative Partnership

    Feb 21, 2013

    SPU’s Center for Integrity in Business and the Center for Biblical and Theological Education, in partnership with the Acton Institute, will co-host a conversation April 10–12 on the intersection of business, economics, and theology. Speakers include Bob Doll, chief equity strategist for Nuveen Asset Management, and many others. Learn more.