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College of Business

In the College of Business, students develop their abilities as communicators and problem solvers, examining the world around them and how they fit into it. They also hone the necessary leadership skills that will advance them in their future professions.
Mick Fekula

Welcome
from the Dean


Welcome to the College of Business at Lander University. We offer individual attention to help you succeed in our rapidly growing and vibrant College of Business (COB). COB prepares you to recognize the business opportunities of the future and make a positive impact on society. You will attain real-world business knowledge, pursue a meaningful professional career, and excel in graduate school if you seek an advanced degree. In COB, we mean business!

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Dr. Mick Fekula, Starnes Family Dean
864-388-8775  |  mfekula@lander.edu  |  Carnell Learning Center LC255

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Our application process is easy and our staff is here to help you evaluate your options.
AACSB

AACSB-logo-web.jpgThe College of Business at Lander University is proud to offer a business program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation is a valuable asset to business programs and is indicative of our ability to offer a high quality business education in a small-school environment.

AACSB is the premier accrediting body and AACSB Accreditation is known worldwide as the longest standing, most recognized form of professional accreditation an institution and its business program can earn.

  • Worldwide accreditation process
  • Aligns business school strategy to student learning goals
  • Focuses on continuous improvement
  • Establishes faculty standards and student expectations
  • The mark of quality distinction – less than 5 percent worldwide have earned the achievement
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Mission

The mission of the College of Business is to offer an applied business education so that graduates may embark on successful professional careers or graduate school. We deliver results through a high level of interaction between students and faculty, providing hands-on and innovative learning experiences. We impact the knowledge base of business and the economic health of the region by engaging in professional and scholarly activity.

 

Department Awards

Awards are granted annually to outstanding university students from all disciplines during a ceremony each spring.

  • Accounting Discipline Award
    Given annually by the accounting faculty to the most outstanding student in accounting who exhibits high academic achievement and promise of a successful career in business. The recipient must have an accounting emphasis and must have a 3.0 GPA or above. He/she must be a graduating senior or must have graduated the previous fall or summer.
  • Finance/Economics Discipline Award
    Given annually by the finance/economics faculty to the most outstanding student majoring in finance/economics who exhibits high academic achievement and promise of a successful career in business. The recipient must have a finance/economics emphasis and must have a 3.0 GPA or above; he or she must be a graduating senior or must have graduated the previous fall or summer.
  • Health Care Management Discipline Award
    Given annually by the health care management faculty to the most outstanding student in health care management who exhibits high academic achievement and promise of a successful career in business. The recipient must have a health care management emphasis and must have a 3.0 GPA or above; he/she must be a graduating senior or must have graduated the previous fall or summer.
  • Management/Marketing Discipline Award
    Given annually by the management/marketing faculty to the most outstanding student majoring in management/marketing who exhibits high academic achievement and promise of a successful career in business. The recipient must have a management/marketing emphasis, must be expected to graduate within the academic year of the award ceremony, and must have a 3.0 GPA or above.

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