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.