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Our top read stories of 2015

Tuesday, December 15 2015 12:00am

Happy (almost) new year, #BusinessBobcats! What’s our gift to you? A recap of our most read articles of the year. Happy reading, and happy holidays!

10. That’s a wrap! Junior Executive Business Program a smashing success

It’s not easy to create a “hit” summer program several years on a row—especially when the judges are discerning high school students. Yet year after year, the College delivers a quality program that is both fun and challenging for high school students. This year was no exception. See for yourself in our video at the bottom of this article.

9. College of Business celebrates expansion to serve students

Glimpse into how alumni, faculty, and distinguished guests celebrated the expansion into the new College of Business Annex in this article and photo slideshow.  

8. Meet the Professor: Dan Dahlen

What do Wendy’s “Where’s the Beef” campaign, Ohio University, and football have in common? College of Business Professor Dan Dahlen.

7. College of Business adds three full-time faculty members in Sports Administration Program

Executive-in-residence Bob Boland, Instructor Annie Brackley, and Lecturer and Associate Director for the Professional Masters in Sports Administration Luke Sayers earned a warm welcome from our readers this fall as they joined the College of Business team.

6. Football Frenzy: How two alumni climbed the NFL ladder

As the New York Giants took on the Dallas Cowboys in September, OHIO alumni Chad Estis, executive vice president, business operations, Dallas Cowboys and Kevin Abrams, assistant general manager, New York Giants spoke out about their careers, OHIO, and, of course, football.

5. Ohio University Sports Administration Programs internationally recognized

All readers love a good ranking, and this year OHIO’s Sports Administration programs did not disappoint, earning two “Best in the World” rankings from SportBusiness International.  

4. College of Business names new COO

In February, the College welcomed OHIO alumnus Phillip Taylor III back to Athens with open arms--as its new chief operating officer.

3. Meet the Professor: Dr. Colin Gabler

Most-read article on the College of Business Facebook page, this article features Professor Gabler’s advice to students: be prepared and over-prepared. Find out why preparedness is so critical.

2. New Executive Director of Career Management working on her vision

In January, the College named Jen Murphy executive director, Office of Career Management and Student Services. Learn about her strategy, background, and what’s next for the Office of Career Management.

1. 10 reasons to become a Business Bobcat, told by real students

We College of Business folk may be biased about how great the College is, but our students simply speak the truth. Hear them talk about the advantages of being #BusinessBobcats.