Department News

Startup Weekend Humboldt

During the weekend of March 23rd-25th, 66 CR and HSU students along with community members, participated in the Second Annual HSU School of Business Startup Weekend sponsored by Techstars and Google.  Thirty or so business idea “pitches” were... Posted On: 04/09/2018 - 4:09pm

Road to Future 4 Business Concept Competition


The Road to Future Four & More Business Concept Competition is a contest held every Spring and is open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate CR and HSU students who are in the concept stage of business development.... Posted On: 03/09/2018 - 12:29pm

Marketing, Management & International Business Career Night

On March 1, 2018, the Business Department at Humboldt State University hosted the 2nd Marketing and Management Career Night. A number of businesses from the local community were invited to this event. Mr. Michael Kraft was the guest speaker at... Posted On: 03/08/2018 - 3:51pm

Chung-Watson Lecture -- Sustainability Driven Business

The Chung-Watson speaker on February 13, 2018 was Jerry Karver, recently retired VP of Global Manufacturing & Outsourcing at Nike. He gave an interesting and insightful talk on the business case for sustainability at Nike. Approximately 200... Posted On: 03/08/2018 - 3:49pm

Chris Gaines, Denise Marshall, Laura Olson

Fall 2017 Internship Reception

The School of Business interns came together with their internship site supervisors for the final time on Wednesday, November  29th, 2017 to celebrate the outcomes of their work over the course of the Fall semester. Students worked on a... Posted On: 12/04/2017 - 2:57pm

Photo of Hari Singh, students, business community members

Accounting & Finance Career Night

HSU’s accounting and finance career night attracted a record crowd this past Thursday, October 19th.  Over 170 individuals attended the event (consisting of approximately 100 students, 60 community leaders, and 10 faculty and staff).   Of the... Posted On: 10/30/2017 - 9:16am

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Welcome Dr. Li Qu

Dr. Li Qu received her Ph. D in accounting from the University of Connecticut. She earned her Master of Science in accounting and Master of Arts in economics from Kent State University. Her primary research interests are valuation, earnings... Posted On: 08/29/2017 - 8:48am

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Loss of Dr. Michelle Lane

We deeply regret the sudden loss of Dr. Michelle Lane, Associate Professor in School of Business. Her death is a great loss for our students, faculty and community.  Michelle always cared deeply about her students, and positively influenced... Posted On: 08/21/2017 - 7:41am

Brad Brown's Internship Experience

When Brad Brown, a business major, interned at Dick Taylor Chocolates in Eureka, he got his first real experience in the world of business.  And with his goal of either starting or managing a small business after graduation, the experience fit... Posted On: 05/12/2017 - 11:19am

Internship Reception

Internships in the School of Business

Since 2012, the School of Business has offered internships each Spring semester, with the generous support of the Smullin Foundation. In October, 2015, the College of Professional Studies asked a few longtime local business partners to reflect... Posted On: 05/03/2017 - 10:43am