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Hoyts pledge $1 million to Willamette University MBA for not-for-profit education Announcing the George and Colleen Hoyt Scholarship

[Posting Date: 06-02-2015]

Spring 2015 Atkinson Commencement Willamette University MBA Welcomes the Class of 2015

[Posting Date: 05-18-2015]

AGSM 2015 Commencement Address Chip Kruger Commencement Address

[Posting Date: 05-18-2015]

Chip Kruger to Deliver 2015 Commencement Address Commencement Speaker Announced

[Posting Date: 04-23-2015]

Congressman Walden Honored with Glenn L. Jackson Leadership Award Annual award presented during commencement weekend.

[Posting Date: 04-07-2015]

Atkinson AACSB Accreditation Reaffirmed Willamette University MBA Reaccreditation Announced

[Posting Date: 03-31-2015]

Atkinson Student Earns First Luce Scholarship Oldham '14, MBA '15 named Luce Scholar

[Posting Date: 03-13-2015]

Chris Susen MBA'12 Honored by the Portland Business Journal Atkinson graduate named 2015 Forty Under 40 award winner

[Posting Date: 02-20-2015]

Ringold Elected to Portland Business Alliance Board of Directors Willamette University MBA strengthens ties to the Portland business community

[Posting Date: 02-20-2015]

Punit Renjen MM'86 Named Global CEO for Deloitte Atkinson graduate named CEO of Deloitte Global

[Posting Date: 02-19-2015]

AGSM Establishes Scholarship Honoring Judy O'Neill Donate now to recognize her 25 years of service.

[Posting Date: 01-27-2015]


Looking Past The Low-Hanging Fruit Professor Elliot Maltz prepares students for impending business trends.

[Posting Date: 12-17-2014]

Mining Entrepreneurial Expertise Stuart Read, Willamette’s new Professor of Strategic Management, shares how leaders take action in situations of true uncertainty.

[Posting Date: 12-04-2014]

Willamette Ranked Oregon’s Top MBA by Businessweek The only program in oregon and one of two in the Northwest to make the list.

[Posting Date: 11-11-2014]

Changing The System From Within Chi Nguyen-Ventura MBA ’11 offers a new model for an evolving industry.

[Posting Date: 11-07-2014]

Willamette MBA Student Groups Shine The international task force impacting every student at Atkinson.

[Posting Date: 10-30-2014]

AGSM listed among Oregon’s best Willamette's MBA program listed among Oregon's top 100 nonprofit organizations.

[Posting Date: 10-02-2014]

Willamette MBA professor recognized by Aspen Institute Tim Johnson earns accolades for his innovative teaching practices.

[Posting Date: 09-24-2014]

What’s an ounce of prevention worth? Professor Lisbeth Claus envisions the future of Human Resources.

[Posting Date: 09-14-2014]

3.4 in a Million – Applying Lessons From Greatness Associate Professor Henry H. Bi explores exceptional organizational performance.

[Posting Date: 07-17-2014]

Ringold Represents Atkinson at COPRA Annual Meeting Supporting schools seeking accreditation for public service education.

[Posting Date: 07-14-2014]

Michael Hollern Honored with Glenn L. Jackson Leadership Award Annual award presented during commencement weekend.

[Posting Date: 05-15-2014]

James Cuno, CEO of the J. Paul Getty Trust, Delivers AGSM Commencement Address Shares career highlights and advice with new Willamette MBA graduates.

[Posting Date: 05-11-2014]

Stemming The Decline Of Girls In The Technology Field Janice Levenhagen-Seeley MBA’10 works to close the gender gap in high tech.

[Posting Date: 04-15-2014]

Willamette MBA Again Among Oregon’s “Top 100 Green Organizations” Oregon Business Magazine praises AGSM’s sustainability efforts.

[Posting Date: 03-21-2014]

James Cuno, CEO of Getty Trust, Named 2014 Atkinson Commencement Speaker Willamette alumnus will earn honorary membership in Beta Gamma Sigma at May ceremony.

[Posting Date: 03-18-2014]

A Toast to Schilling Cider Colin Schilling MBA’12 thrives on more than one apple a day.

[Posting Date: 03-17-2014]


From Pizza To Profit Projections Rising Through Portland’s Retail Industry

[Posting Date: 12-06-2013]

MBA Grad Writes The Story Of His Career Logan McCune MBA’13 Inspires His Audience And Team With Narrative

[Posting Date: 08-30-2013]

Salem Revolution How One Organization Plans to Modernize Oregon’s Government

[Posting Date: 08-30-2013]

The Career Case for Social Media MBA Alumna Impacts Seattle's Social Media Scene

[Posting Date: 08-30-2013]

Willamette MBA Recognized by Net Impact Part of "Business as Unusual" Guide for 2013

[Posting Date: 08-20-2013]

Willamette MBAs Collaborate Over Crowdfunding Venture Students from the Full-Time MBA and MBA for Professionals Program Develop Kickstarter Campaign

[Posting Date: 07-22-2013]

Ringold Appointed to Commission on Peer Review and Accreditation (COPRA) Part of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration

[Posting Date: 07-05-2013]

Ringold Joins Oregon Bankers Association Education Foundation Board She will advise the organization on educational and training opportunities

[Posting Date: 06-13-2013]

MBA Alumnus Devotes Himself to Athletics, Community Service John Olinger Uses His MBA in Nike's Basketball Marketing Group

[Posting Date: 05-06-2013]

Students Place Among Top 3 in Business Plan Competition Willamette MBAs Compete Successfully in California Dreamin' Event

[Posting Date: 05-06-2013]

Professor Wiltbank Honored for Angel Investing Presented with Hans Severiens Award for Research and Impact

[Posting Date: 04-21-2013]

BA/MBA Student's Robotics Lab at Willamette Building Innovative Ideas Through Club

[Posting Date: 03-18-2013]

Professor Elliot Maltz Makes Fulbright Visit to the Philippines Delivers Lectures on CSR, Sustainability Management and Marketing

[Posting Date: 02-21-2013]

Celebrating the Latest Willamette MBAs MBA for Professionals Commencement, Steve Bass of OPB Serves as Speaker

[Posting Date: 01-21-2013]


Industry Leader Vanessa Sturgeon MBA '03 shines in her family business.

[Posting Date: 12-17-2012]

Six Sigma Superstars Three Willamette MBAs pass Green Belt exam.

[Posting Date: 12-10-2012]

Dean Ringold Shares Insights on Women MBAs Finding success in the classroom and the workplace.

[Posting Date: 11-29-2012]

Professor Lisbeth Claus Wins EMMA Award Recognized as thought leader for global duty of care benchmarking study.

[Posting Date: 09-14-2012]

Professor Henry Bi Receives Teaching Award Jerry E. Hudson Award recognizes leadership and teaching.

[Posting Date: 09-13-2012]

Professor Larry Ettner Named Chair of Mercy Corps Northwest Organization promotes economic development in the region.

[Posting Date: 09-10-2012]

New Faculty Join Willamette MBA Team Madhu Rao, Gary Knight and Robert Walker bring experience and scholarship.

[Posting Date: 09-01-2012]

Willamette MBA Joins U.S. Department of Commerce in Brazil Mission Focused on Education and Student Recruitment

[Posting Date: 08-23-2012]

Steven Maser Authors Study on the Federal Bidding Process How can the government improve contracting?

[Posting Date: 07-06-2012]

And the Winners Are... Oregon Ethics in Business Recipients Announced

[Posting Date: 06-14-2012]

Welcome New MBA for Professionals' Staff Assistant Dean and Admission Counselor Join Willamette MBA Team

[Posting Date: 06-04-2012]

Justin Rattner, Intel CTO, Delivers MBA Commencement Address Nearly 100 new MBA graduates from 20 nations

[Posting Date: 06-01-2012]

Application Season in Full Swing Willamette MBA for Professionals Now Reviewing Applications

[Posting Date: 05-08-2012]

Willamette Grads Recognized Two Alumni Receive Women of Influence Awards

[Posting Date: 04-28-2012]

Oregon Ethics in Business Awards - Finalists Announced Winners Recognized at Banquet in June

[Posting Date: 03-08-2012]

At the Forefront of Global HR Research Professor Lisbeth Claus Authors Benchmarking Study

[Posting Date: 03-01-2012]

Willamette MBA Students Compete in Million Dollar Hult Global Case Challenge Team Heading to San Francisco for Regional Round

[Posting Date: 02-24-2012]

Did You See the Willamette MBA Super Bowl Spot? Dual Accreditation Ad Featured During the Big Game

[Posting Date: 02-05-2012]

Full-Time MBA Announces Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship Admitted BGS Members Eligible for Scholarship

[Posting Date: 01-25-2012]


Full-Time MBA Virtual Preview - Webinar Recording Information on the Early Career/Career Change MBA

[Posting Date: 12-20-2011]

Willamette MBA Highest Ranked School in Oregon by “Poets & Quants” 2011 Marks Second Annual List

[Posting Date: 12-09-2011]

Ettner Becomes Vice Chair of Mercy Corps Northwest Service Part of Ongoing Partnership with PACE

[Posting Date: 12-06-2011]

Guilfoy Joins Institute of Management Consultants Board Geoff Guilfoy's Term will Begin in 2012

[Posting Date: 11-28-2011]

From Theory Toward Action - Sustainable Enterprise Certificate SEC Now Enrolling for 2012

[Posting Date: 11-01-2011]

Professor Earns Public Management Distinction Fred Thompson To Become Fellow of NAPA

[Posting Date: 10-01-2011]

Small school produces big results Willamette's MBA program is among Forbes' and Aspen Institute's best business schools.

[Posting Date: 09-21-2011]

MBA for Professionals Celebrates Five Years Graduates come from all sectors and industries, representing 150 different organizations.

[Posting Date: 09-19-2011]

Willamette MBAs Go to Washington Grads Making a Difference in the Nation's Capital

[Posting Date: 09-12-2011]

Alumnus named board chairman Business consulting company Deloitte LLP has chosen Punit Renjen MM’86 as its board chairman.

[Posting Date: 04-26-2011]

MBA course featured in magazine Willamette's angel investing program was named one of the 10 best entrepreneurship courses by Inc. magazine.

[Posting Date: 04-05-2011]

Alumnae honored for community impact Three Portland-area Willamette graduates have earned the Women of Influence Orchid Award.

[Posting Date: 03-08-2011]

David Brooks visits Willamette The acclaimed political writer met with undergraduate and MBA students before delivering a community lecture.

[Posting Date: 02-18-2011]

Learning by Doing Atkinson Graduate School of Management Professor Robert Wiltbank and his students explore entrepreneurship by working as real-world angel investors.

[Posting Date: 02-10-2011]


MBA students start Net Impact chapter The international organization allows students to serve the community while learning management skills.

[Posting Date: 11-23-2010]

Becoming a Manager Michael Boyd MBA’08 turned to the Willamette MBA for Professionals program to help him move up the ranks at Boyd Coffee Company.

[Posting Date: 10-04-2010]

AGSM joins Peace Corps Fellows program Returned Peace Corps volunteers can receive financial assistance while earning their MBA at Willamette.

[Posting Date: 08-23-2010]

Giving Back to the Community Nancy M. Garcia ’08, MBA’10 heads straight from graduation to a job helping Hispanic-owned businesses in Portland — a position she found while a student.

[Posting Date: 03-09-2010]

Article hails work of Willamette alumnus Punit Renjen MBA’86 is following a unique strategy as CEO of Deloitte Consulting LLP.

[Posting Date: 03-01-2010]


Marketing Approaches of the US Ski and Snowboard Team Tom Kelly, Vice President, Communications - United States Ski and Snowboard Association, will discuss how their organization will expand their global exposure while marketing top athletes leading up to and at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.

[Posting Date: 10-13-2011]

"Leadership Today and Tomorrow" The 2009 National Conference "Leadership: Today and Tomorrow" kicks off at 6:00pm on Thursday, October 29 and concludes the evening of Saturday, October 31 at the Anaheim California Disneyland Conference Center.

[Posting Date: 10-29-2009]

25th Anniversary Women of Achievement Awards Brunch Arlene Schnitzer and Gert Boyle will be honored at this event, and the keynote speech will be delivered by Justice Betty Roberts.

[Posting Date: 10-04-2009]

Oregon Business 100 Best Nonprofits Reception and Award Celebration Honoring of the top 10 nonprofits and the revealing of the full ranking of the 100 Best Nonprofits in the October issue of Oregon Business.

[Posting Date: 09-29-2009]

Questioning Strategies of the Rich and Famous What do Barbara Walters, Socrates, Colombo and David Sandler (founder of the Sandler Selling System) all have in common?

[Posting Date: 09-25-2009]

Forbes Names Willamette’s MBA Program One of Top in Nation Willamette’s Atkinson Graduate School of Management has been named to Forbes magazine’s top 75 Best Business Schools.

[Posting Date: 08-06-2009]


An Eye on the Global Market An Eye on the Global Market

[Posting Date: 03-10-2008]