The Wichitan

Buildings begin with donors

Buildings begin with donors

Elizabeth Mahan, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Every day, without a second thought, students pass by building dedication plaques on their way to class. Although student often overlook them, these historical pieces provide only a glimpse into the unique story of donations behind the name of each building on campus. Tony Vidmar, vice president of...

Business Etiquette Dinner set for Feb. 27

Business Etiquette Dinner set for Feb. 27

Randi Heaton, reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Students are invited to learn etiquette basics while dining with local businesses through the Dillard College of Business at the Business Etiquette Dinner Feb. 28 in the Clark Student Center. Melissa Boerma, administrative assistant at the Dillard College of Business, is the woman who planned everything...

Business etiquette dinner prepares students for work force

Business etiquette dinner prepares students for work force

Chloe Phillips

March 1, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

To help students develop soft skills and avoid "food faux pas" during interviews with potential employers and business arrangements, the Dillard College of Business and the Career Management Center held a business etiquette seminar on Feb. 28 from 6 – 8 p.m. in the Clark Student Comanche Suites. Acco...

Dillard gets a new dean

Dillard gets a new dean

Natasha Chipangura

April 10, 2017


Filed under Campus, Local, News

Jeff Stambaugh, associate professor of management, believes that there are two sides to the coin of taking on a new responsibility. Stambaugh will be the new dean for the Dillard College of Business Administration as of fall 2017, following former dean Terry Patton's retirement. ''Anybody who follows Te...

Patton steps down as dean, puts career aspirations on the front burner

Patton steps down as dean, puts career aspirations on the front burner

Jeanette Perry

September 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

After working nine years in the Dillard College of Business Administration, including the last five of dean, Terry Patton is stepping down, returning to the classroom.“It’s very interesting, When I stepped in, it was a very interesting thing. We had a Provost, who was just on her way out, and so I talked about w...

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

Ethan Metcalf

March 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

At a reception in front of a crowd made up of donors, administrators, board members, faculty and even ex-Regents, University President Jesse Rogers introduced the formation of the Robert L. Bolin Graduate School of Petroleum Geology. "Students may complete this program in a five-year format, recei...

Lecture series comes to Dillard

Yolanda Torres

February 18, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

The Streich Family Lecture Series will be presented Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. in the Dillard College of Business Administration room 101. John Marthinsen, professor of economics and international business at Babson College, will speak about offshoring jobs and the possible pros and cons that accompany ...

Students learn proper dinner etiquette

Students learn proper dinner etiquette

eddie naidicz

October 21, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

The Dillard College of Business Administration and Career Management Center hosted the seventh annual business etiquette dinner in the Comanche Suites on Oct 18. Attended by more than 100 people, the instructional dinner helped inform students on what to do and what not to do at an important dinner...

No longer liberal arts

The Wichitan

October 7, 2014


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

Our view: Midwestern State University, a proud member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts College, is quickly losing touch with what qualifies us to be a COPLAC school.  Between the presidential search and the establishment of a university master plan, MSU is at a critical point in its history ...

Dillard Center for Energy Management coming August 2015

Dillard Center for Energy Management coming August 2015

Ethan Metcalf

October 2, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

At an invitation-only ceremony Oct. 2, University President Jesse Rogers announced the creation of the Dillard Center for Energy Management, an energy-centric business program that will officially launch in August 2015 according to benefactor Kay Dillard. "I don’t know how many students we will ...

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