Students in the IWU Division of Business gain valuable learning, reasoning and communication skills that equip them to succeed in the business world and in all areas of life.
Teresa Becker graduated from IWU in 2009 with a degree in Marketing and Business Administration and began working at ExactTarget, an Indianapolis-based interactive software and social media company. In January 2010, she began the field marketing program at ExactTarget, specifically supporting the western region in the sales process. She was subsequently promoted to the position of field marketing manager. She has traveled frequently to the regions she has supported in order to work closely with the reps on market development plans.
Matt Bergum graduated from IWU in May 2010 with degrees in Business Administration and Marketing. He then moved to Florida to begin employment with Techtronic Industries. The company owns many different brands, including Milwaukee Electric Tools, Homelite, Hoover and Dirt Devil. Relating his education to his employment, Matt said, "I love my job and I feel as though my education through IWU's Division of Business prepared me very well for the real world!"
Stacey Mathis graduated from IWU in 2008 and relocated to Chicago. She has put her Accounting and Finance degrees to good use while working in the audit practice at Deloitte, obtaining her CPA license and gaining exposure to a variety of public and private companies in multiple industries, specializing in working with clients in the financial services industry with a focus on hedge funds.
At IWU, Business students experience an education that does not end at the completion of a course or graduation from the major. We encourage our students to engage in memberships with professional organizations and in this way create opportunities to continue learning outside the classroom and beyond the University.
The AMA is a professional association for individuals and organizations leading the practice, teaching and development of marketing knowledge worldwide. Through relevant information, comprehensive education and targeted networking, the AMA assists marketers in deepening their marketing expertise, elevating their careers and achieving better results. IWU students Ryan Krueger and Mitch Causey took first place in the 2010 AMA Collegiate Chapter UNICEF Tap Project Video Competition.
IWU Students for BAM was founded in the spring of 2010 to help students better understand their life calling. The growing BAM movement is a method of doing ministry that utilizes all professions to further the Kingdom, releasing the power of business to transform people, communities and nations for the glory of God. IWU Students for BAM meets monthly, brings in speakers from across the U.S., and connects with Christian businesses domestically and internationally. The goal is to educate, equip and network students so they can experience internships and have opportunities to see how God is using people in any vocation.
The purpose of the IWUCA is to supplement classroom learning by helping students to apply the accounting and finance knowledge they have acquired in the classroom and pass that knowledge and experience on to the next generation of students. Students cooperate in a fun-filled learning environment as they seek to master those things that will prepare them for the great profession of accounting.
SIFE brings together a diverse network of university students, academic professionals and industry leaders around the shared mission of creating a better, more sustainable world through the positive power of business. By contributing their talents to projects that improve the lives of people worldwide, SIFE participants demonstrate that individuals with a knowledge and passion for business can be a powerful force for change. The IWU chapter was recognized as the 2010 SIFE Regional Competition champion.