Iowa State University Ivy College of Business

Iowa State University Ivy College of Business You can find the Ivy College of Business in the Gerdin Business Building on the Iowa State University campus in Ames, IA. Follow us on Twitter (@ISU_CoB), Instagram (isucollegeofbusiness), and LinkedIn too!

Iowa State University attracts students worldwide who aspire to become 21st century business leaders in today's globally-diverse, technology-driven business environment. We challenge all business students to become their best, to grow individually and collectively, through classroom experiences and beyond. Iowa State University is about people - accessible, supportive faculty create an inviting, friendly community. Business students will experience the Midwest at its very best at Iowa State University. We invite and encourage you to explore how Iowa State University can help you become your best through our business programs.

Mission: Create and share research and educate tomorrow’s business leaders to be prepared to face the challenges of the 21st century.

We have 5 new Academic Program for Excellence (APEX) students this summer! Under the guidance of Brenda Thorbs-Weber, ac...
07/16/2019

We have 5 new Academic Program for Excellence (APEX) students this summer! Under the guidance of Brenda Thorbs-Weber, academic adviser and multicultural liaison officer, the incoming freshmen will take part in a service-learning project, attend cultural events/industry trips off-campus, and will meet with several Ivy staff members—including Valentina Salotti, associate dean for undergraduate programs, and Diann Burright, director of undergraduate programs. Please help us welcome Edith Barton, Kelyin Chng, Paiton Williams, Jaimie Stites, and Sebastian Salgado to the Ivy community!

07/13/2019

With mid-90s dominating the foreseeable forecast, which one are you?

FRIDAY FEATURE: Have you ever thought about running a half marathon? How about 12 in just as many days? Cecilia Harris (...
07/12/2019

FRIDAY FEATURE: Have you ever thought about running a half marathon? How about 12 in just as many days? Cecilia Harris ('98 MBA) completed a half marathon (13.1 miles) every day in a different state from June 18-29, as part of the Running Ragged Loony Liberty multi-state running series. Way to go! 🏃‍♀️

WEBINAR: Earn your graduate certificate in supply chain management in one year—from home! Classes sizes are small, eng...
07/12/2019
Ivy Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management at Iowa State University

WEBINAR: Earn your graduate certificate in supply chain management in one year—from home! Classes sizes are small, engaging, and interactive. What’s more, we offer in-state tuition for all students and do not require the GMAT or GRE.

Join us for a webinar on July 18, and take a closer look at Iowa State University's graduate certificate in supply chain management.

A closer look at Iowa State University’s Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management. July 18, 2019 1:00 p.m. US Central Time As you consider enrolling in our online program, we invite you to join us as we discuss the details of the Ivy Graduate Certificate in Supply Chain Management. You’re...

Here's our second summer internship series feature of the week! Kate Howell is a senior in management information system...
07/11/2019

Here's our second summer internship series feature of the week! Kate Howell is a senior in management information systems and an intern at EY this summer working with financial services clients to analyze, evaluate, and enhance information systems to maximize efficiency and minimize risk. "Every day is different - each client and engagement brings new challenges, which in turn breed new opportunities for growth and innovation."

SNEAK PEEK: We're on set today with Allison Smith ('03 MBA), Ivy alumna and news director at KCCI. Stay tuned for an upc...
07/11/2019

SNEAK PEEK: We're on set today with Allison Smith ('03 MBA), Ivy alumna and news director at KCCI. Stay tuned for an upcoming feature!

Student Innovation Center to open in January and focus on interdisciplinary opportunities, experiential learning, an ent...
07/11/2019
Student Innovation Center set for January open

Student Innovation Center to open in January and focus on interdisciplinary opportunities, experiential learning, an entrepreneurial mindset, and a global perspective.

Iowa State University’s Student Innovation Center (SIC) is set to open next January, bringing with it workspace for students from all colleges at the university.

Ivy junior Jazmin Diaz’s car was totaled when an EF-3 tornado struck her hometown of Marshalltown last year. This summ...
07/10/2019
Helping Marshalltown recover from tornado through research, outreach • News Service • Iowa State University

Ivy junior Jazmin Diaz’s car was totaled when an EF-3 tornado struck her hometown of Marshalltown last year. This summer, Diaz and other Iowa State University students and faculty are conducting research and outreach to help. “These projects are so important to me,” Diaz said. “I want to create a better Marshalltown.

From left, Shuang Wu, graduate student in landscape architecture, and Jazmin Diaz, junior in management, survey Marshalltown residents about damages following an EF-3 tornado in July 2018. Photo provided by Mimi Wagner. Larger image.

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE: Open to all majors, BusAd 292: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Learning Community Seminar will me...
07/10/2019
Business Learning Community Available - ISU Pappajohn Center

LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE: Open to all majors, BusAd 292: Entrepreneurship & Innovation Learning Community Seminar will meet once per week in the new Student Innovation Center (once opened) and include an introduction to entrepreneurship and innovation, accompanied by field trips, guest speakers, mentoring, and hands-on learning activities. Register to take the class next semester!

Happy Tuesday! Today's summer internship series feature is Lizzy Trulson, senior in management and supply chain manageme...
07/09/2019

Happy Tuesday! Today's summer internship series feature is Lizzy Trulson, senior in management and supply chain management. Lizzy is spending time in Minnesota this summer with Polaris Industries as a strategic sourcing intern. "I have loved getting to know all of my co-workers and attending the 2019 Polaris Supplier Conference. I am very excited to learn more about procurement, as well as getting to ride on some vehicles!"

Now online from the Spring 2019 issue of Prospectus: Raisbeck Endowed Dean, David Spalding, serves as interim vice presi...
07/08/2019
Dean fills additional role as interim vice president

Now online from the Spring 2019 issue of Prospectus: Raisbeck Endowed Dean, David Spalding, serves as interim vice president for economic development and industry relations.

*Update: Since this article was released, it was announced that Dean Spalding will extend this role until June 2020, while continuing to serve as the dean of the Ivy College of Business.

In July, it will be one year since Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen appointed Raisbeck Endowed Dean David Spalding to serve as interim vice president for economic development and business engagement. “It is an honor for me to serve in this interim role, knowing just how important ...

07/08/2019

Construction Update:
All water and sanitary sewer systems in the Gerdin Business Building will be shut down on Monday, July 8, so that a new sewer connection can be made for the addition.

Where has the summer gone?? We have so many great interns to feature that we will now be coming to you TWICE a week with...
07/04/2019

Where has the summer gone?? We have so many great interns to feature that we will now be coming to you TWICE a week with these student spotlights!

Up next is Katlyn Malone, senior in management information systems and IT systems analyst for Principal Financial Group this summer. Her responsibilities include working with scrum teams to complete sprint tasks such as software migrations, software updates, and feature building/eliminating. "I look forward to getting hands-on experience and real work application of my MIS major in a company that allows me to explore my passions and interests."

07/03/2019
Iowa State University

Iowa State University

REMINDER: University offices are closed and classes are recessed Thursday, July 4, in observance of the national Independence Day holiday. 🇺🇸

Now on the Iowa State University homepage: Innovation. Entrepreneurship. Adventure. Iowa State '74 chemical engineering ...
07/03/2019
Innovation. Entrepreneurship. Adventure. • Iowa State University

Now on the Iowa State University homepage: Innovation. Entrepreneurship. Adventure. Iowa State '74 chemical engineering grad and developer of Huggies® Pull-Ups®, Diaper Genie®, and other well-known consumer and industrial products, is back at his alma mater sharing the gift of #entrepreneurship with students eager to learn.

There's a saying that goes, "The purpose of life is to find your gift -- the meaning of life is to give it away." If you ask James Fay, he would tell you this is the saying he lives by. It seems appropriate, then, that the 1974 Iowa State chemical engineering grad is back at his alma mater sharing h...

Today's summer internship series feature is Reagan Brackey! A senior double majoring in marketing and psychology, Reagan...
07/02/2019

Today's summer internship series feature is Reagan Brackey! A senior double majoring in marketing and psychology, Reagan is spending her summer at Union Pacific Railroad in Omaha building an interactive database on the changes surrounding Mexico energy reform and how it impacts services at UP. "I look forward the most to learning about different careers within marketing and also how to work independently and creatively."

07/02/2019
LIVE - Senegal v USA - FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2019

Happening Now: Iowa State Men's Basketball sophomore guard, Tyrese Haliburton (pre-business), has made a major impact early in the U19 FIBA World Cup. Haliburton and the U.S. team continue play against Senegal! #USABMU19 #FIBAU19

Watch the live Group Phase game between Senegal and USA from the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup 2019 #FIBAofficial ►► Subscribe: http://fiba.com/subYT Click h...

Today is the day! Not sure which Iowa State University MBA path is right for you? Compare them side by side, or contact ...
07/01/2019

Today is the day! Not sure which Iowa State University MBA path is right for you? Compare them side by side, or contact us to find the best fit.

www.ivybusiness.iastate.edu/masters/mba

Deadline approaching! Apply by July 1, and advance your career with the top-ranked Iowa State University MBA. Enroll full-time or part-time and learn from the same internationally known faculty in Ames or Des Moines. Scholarships and GMAT waivers available!

www.ivybusiness.iastate.edu/masters/mba

Pictured: Eileen Gannon (’91 MBA), senior vice president of corporate communications and investor relations at Workiva

We are 35 years young! 🎂 On July 1, 1984, the College of Business was officially formed. In 2017, we were renamed the...
07/01/2019

We are 35 years young! 🎂 On July 1, 1984, the College of Business was officially formed. In 2017, we were renamed the Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business and became the first named college at Iowa State University.

06/28/2019

That's a wrap on Orientation 2019! Our undergraduate office and Cyclone Aides welcomed almost 700 new freshman and 200 transfer students to the college this summer. If you happen to see them on campus, high-fives are highly encouraged!

Congratulations to the inspiring group of women named as this year's Des Moines Business Record Women of Influence honor...
06/28/2019

Congratulations to the inspiring group of women named as this year's Des Moines Business Record Women of Influence honorees, including Ivy alumna Georgia Van Gundy ('92 finance)!

Deadline approaching! Apply by July 1, and advance your career with the top-ranked Iowa State University MBA. Enroll ful...
06/27/2019

Deadline approaching! Apply by July 1, and advance your career with the top-ranked Iowa State University MBA. Enroll full-time or part-time and learn from the same internationally known faculty in Ames or Des Moines. Scholarships and GMAT waivers available!

www.ivybusiness.iastate.edu/masters/mba

Pictured: Eileen Gannon (’91 MBA), senior vice president of corporate communications and investor relations at Workiva

❤️💛 Congratulations Nick & Leila!
06/27/2019

❤️💛 Congratulations Nick & Leila!

Congratulations Leila Ammar (MBA, '16) and Nick Sloan (MBA, '17) who were recently married! The two met in the MBA program and we're excited to wish them happily ever after!

Photo credit: Frees Frame Photography & Design

Greetings from Africa! Ivy supply chain student, Anna Jaspers, and Kingland Systems Graduate Director of Business Analyt...
06/26/2019

Greetings from Africa! Ivy supply chain student, Anna Jaspers, and Kingland Systems Graduate Director of Business Analytics, Sree Nilakanta, were selected to participate in this year's Land O'Lakes, Inc. Global Food Challenge Emerging Leaders for Food Security Program. As part of the summer experiential learning opportunity, six emerging leaders and four ambassadors traveled to Tanzania and South Africa to learn more about agricultural practices and the challenge of global hunger, and to share the program’s mission of ending food insecurity. #globalfoodchallenge #FeedtheWorld

06/26/2019
1 Million Cups Des Moines

Happening now! Ivy student Chris James presenting True 360, a company he created to connect zoo visitors with animals through virtual reality. #1MCDSM #entrepreneurship

True360 presents on how they're partnering with zoos to create VR immersive experiences.

Follow us on Instagram and watch Josh's takeover today!www.instagram.com/isucollegeofbusiness
06/26/2019

Follow us on Instagram and watch Josh's takeover today!
www.instagram.com/isucollegeofbusiness

Say Hi to Josh 👋🏻... Joshua S Hanyang is a senior studying management information systems and entrepreneurship, and he's taking over the Ivy Instagram account tomorrow! As a Cyclone Aide, Josh has been greeting all of our new students and is excited to recap an exCYting month of Orientation. Head over to Instagram (@isucollegeofbusiness) and follow along!

Say Hi to Josh 👋🏻... Joshua S Hanyang is a senior studying management information systems and entrepreneurship, an...
06/26/2019

Say Hi to Josh 👋🏻... Joshua S Hanyang is a senior studying management information systems and entrepreneurship, and he's taking over the Ivy Instagram account tomorrow! As a Cyclone Aide, Josh has been greeting all of our new students and is excited to recap an exCYting month of Orientation. Head over to Instagram (@isucollegeofbusiness) and follow along!

Our summer internship series continues this week with Chet Kaiser! A senior in supply chain management, Chet is spending...
06/25/2019

Our summer internship series continues this week with Chet Kaiser! A senior in supply chain management, Chet is spending his summer in California as a Cloud sales intern leveraging big data at Google. Here's what he's most excited about: "I look forward to learning more about Cloud platforms and taking on larger projects that will push more value for Google."

In the News: Scott Grawe, Ivy associate professor of supply chain management, featured in a recent article on the multip...
06/25/2019
NBC News

In the News: Scott Grawe, Ivy associate professor of supply chain management, featured in a recent article on the multiple factors leading tech companies to shift production out of China.

After decades of depending on China, US-based tech companies are now starting to hit the road in search of other places to outsource their manufacturing.

Construction crews getting in some morning hours before this week’s temperatures 🔥 up! #GerdinGrows
06/25/2019

Construction crews getting in some morning hours before this week’s temperatures 🔥 up! #GerdinGrows

Did you know? The Jack Trice Stadium scoreboard wrap, covering approximately 5,000 sq ft of printed space, was assembled...
06/25/2019
LRI Graphics coats the walls in high-profile locations

Did you know? The Jack Trice Stadium scoreboard wrap, covering approximately 5,000 sq ft of printed space, was assembled 100 ft in the air with 222 separate panels and created by Bob Lashier (’84), Andy Lashier (’98), and Thomas Lashier (’11) — three Ivy alumni at LRI Graphics.

LRI Graphics coats the walls in high-profile locations June 13, 2019 By KATE HAYDEN | STAFF WRITER Grimes, LRI Graphics The Jack Trice Stadium scoreboard wrap designed by LRI Graphics was assembled 100 feet in the air, with 222 separate panels covering approximately 5,000 square feet of printed spac...

Student Spotlight: A day in the life of Iowa State Honors Program student and Ivy junior, Mason Ohnemus (finance). Spoil...
06/24/2019
Honors Summer Snapshots: Mason

Student Spotlight: A day in the life of Iowa State Honors Program student and Ivy junior, Mason Ohnemus (finance). Spoiler alert - it's a busy one!

Ever wonder what Honors students do during the summer? Honors Ambassadors and students will be taking you into their 2019 summer routines via photos. Mason Ohnemus (junior in Ag Business and Financ…

Happy first day of summer!  We never let a little rain stop us from enjoying campus. #weareivy #summer #friday
06/21/2019

Happy first day of summer! We never let a little rain stop us from enjoying campus. #weareivy #summer #friday

Bruce Kraft, Espeland International Fellow took Ivy students from BUSAD 250 to Pompeii, Vesuvius, and Capri.  #IvyAbroad...
06/20/2019

Bruce Kraft, Espeland International Fellow took Ivy students from BUSAD 250 to Pompeii, Vesuvius, and Capri. #IvyAbroad #CyclonesEverywhere

Cyclone Aides are the best at mixing fun with customer service.  Megan Ziemann dons a swan cap to help orientation stude...
06/19/2019

Cyclone Aides are the best at mixing fun with customer service. Megan Ziemann dons a swan cap to help orientation students in the "Lancelot and Elaine" group find her before beginning their tour of Gerdin. #IowaStateORI

This week's summer internship series feature is Cristina Banuelos-Moriel, a junior in marketing and the social media int...
06/18/2019

This week's summer internship series feature is Cristina Banuelos-Moriel, a junior in marketing and the social media intern for Iowa Prison Industries (IPI). In this role, Cristina helps coordinate and execute social media and email strategies. "I'm looking forward to learning more about business-to-business marketing strategies and am excited to help launch IPI's Instagram page this summer!"

Our scale model of the Gerdin expansion project has some mysterious visitors who came to inspect the progress.  #GerdinG...
06/17/2019

Our scale model of the Gerdin expansion project has some mysterious visitors who came to inspect the progress. #GerdinGrows #JurassicGerdin

ALUMNI FEATURE: Blake Heitman ('19 marketing & management) is pursuing his dream of a career in the NFL with a summer an...
06/15/2019

ALUMNI FEATURE: Blake Heitman ('19 marketing & management) is pursuing his dream of a career in the NFL with a summer and season-long position with the Indianapolis Colts working as a member of their partnership marketing department.

"I can't thank the Ivy College of Business enough for providing me with the best education and the best experience I could ask for in my four years at Iowa State."

Ivy students enjoying a company visit in Rome. Thank you for sharing, Mashfrog Group!
06/14/2019

Ivy students enjoying a company visit in Rome. Thank you for sharing, Mashfrog Group!

🎓Questa mattina, nella nostra sede di Roma, abbiamo accolto studenti e docenti della Iowa State University Ivy College of Business‬ e Unindustria‬, che ci ha scelti come esempio di azienda innovativa, tecnologica e dal respiro internazionale.

‪🚀 App‬, ‪Augmented Reality‬, ‪AI‬ e ‪System Integration‬: i ragazzi hanno avuto l'opportunità di approfondire queste tecnologie e di interagire con ingegneri, sviluppatori e creativi, toccando con mano alcuni importanti progetti, tra cui ‪Holoseg‬.

🙌 What a great time we had!

We love seeing so many new faces (and red backpacks) on campus! ❤️💛 #IowaStateORI
06/13/2019

We love seeing so many new faces (and red backpacks) on campus! ❤️💛 #IowaStateORI

Check out our new Master of Real Estate Development degree for working professionals featured in this week's Des Moines ...
06/13/2019
Commercial Real Estate Weekly 6.12.19

Check out our new Master of Real Estate Development degree for working professionals featured in this week's Des Moines Business Record newsletter! The program begins August 5, with applications due mid-July. GRE and GMAT are not required to be accepted.

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06/12/2019
Iowa State University Foundation

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What’s new on campus? The Gerdin Business Building Expansion project is in full swing!

With Wallace Road now closed, construction activity on the lower-level foundation includes placing reinforcing steel and forming and pouring concrete perimeter walls. Mechanical and electrical contractors are working on new plumbing connections and disconnects inside the existing building. Structural steel will be delivered in the coming weeks!

Have you discovered 1 Million Cups Ames? In addition to a good cup of ☕️, they serve up energizing presentations by ...
06/12/2019

Have you discovered 1 Million Cups Ames? In addition to a good cup of ☕️, they serve up energizing presentations by local entrepreneurs every Wednesday. This morning's event featured Lauren Gifford, Ivy senior in marketing and founder of Flourish, a company combining the fun of learning calligraphy with the social atmosphere of a workshop. Lauren is also participating in Iowa State Entrepreneurship's 2019 CYstarters cohort.

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Ames, IA
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General information

The Debbie and Jerry Ivy College of Business offers a wide variety of programs to maximize student potential, and connect students with professionals through case competitions, interactive learning, study abroad, internships, and ultimately successful employment. The college is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Less than 5 percent of the world’s business programs have earned this credential.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(515) 294-7188

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