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The Business and Engineering Center will experiment with four-day weeks beginning August 2023. The four-day week schedule will apply to 20% of classes. (Photo by Anthony Rawley)

Romain College of Business to experiment with four-day schedule

Anthony Rawley, Staff Writer March 15, 2023

The Romain College of Business is experimenting with a four-day week schedule for 20% of its class schedule beginning August 2023. 20% of the RCOB’s 50-minute Monday, Wednesday and Friday classes...

Daniel Goebel, dean and professor of marketing at State University of New York College, presents April 20 in Forum 3 as a dean candidate for the Romain College of Business. Goebel was the second RCOB dean candidate to present to students, faculty and staff.

Romain College of Business narrows down search for new dean

Ian Young, Staff Writer April 27, 2022

The Romain College of Business has narrowed down their dean search to three candidates after the former dean stepped down in fall 2021.  The Romain College of Business held open forum presentations...

(Left to right) Curt Gilstrap, Steve Wozniak, Connie Romain and Ronald Romain stand together Wednesday night in Screaming Eagles Arena before Wozniak signed Apple memorabilia. The products signed by Wozniak where donated to the USI Foundation.

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, speaks on campus

Ian Young and Shelby Clark March 31, 2022

Amidst storm sirens and severe thunderstorm warnings students, faculty and the Evansville community gather in the Screaming Eagles Arena Wednesday night to listen to Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of...

Three Colleges Search for New Deans

Three Colleges Search for New Deans

Ian Young, Staff Writer March 17, 2022

The colleges of Nursing and Health Professions, Liberal Arts and the Romain College of Business are currently searching for deans after their former deans stepped down for various reasons in 2021. James...

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis recorded a podcast featuring the women of USIs Economics Club at the Romain College of Business.

Podcast features women of USI economics

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer February 18, 2020

The USI Economics Club attracted the attention of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis when they weren’t even a club yet.  The bank released a 20-minute episode of their Women in Economics Podcast...

USI students offer free income tax preparations

USI students offer free income tax preparations

Susanna Fravell, Staff Writer January 21, 2020

USI students in the Romain College of Business will provide free federal and state income tax preparations through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistant Program (VITA). In VITA programs, the International...

Dane Partridge

Professor remembered for passion, mentorship

Riley Guerzini, News Editor November 1, 2017

Graduation will never be the same. Associate Professor of Management Dane Partridge died Saturday, Oct. 28 from a heart attack. Partridge was a frequent voice at graduation, reading students’ names...

Senior Finance major Terrance Lewis asks Doug Field, vice president, engineering, Tesla Motors, Inc., for advice on his career path in Carter Hall on Monday. Field was invited to speak on campus and is serving as the 2016 Executive in Residence for the Romain College of Business.

Tesla VP says engineering is art

Gabi Wy, News Editor February 8, 2016

Doug Fields wants future engineers to love what they do. Fields, the 2016 executive-in-residence for the Romain College of Business, shared his work experiences with students today in Carter Hall...

Former Apple developer named Executive in Residence

Gabi Wy, News Editor February 3, 2016

The university selected J. Douglas “Doug” Field to serve as the 2016 Executive in Residence for the Romain College of Business. Field worked at Apple starting in 2008, where he developed all Mac hardware....

Romain College challenges students

Nick Leighty, Staff Writer January 26, 2016

The Romain College of Business is hosting the #8hrChallenge from 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. February 6 at the Business and Engineering Center. The challenge is for teams to create an initial design of...

Alum named Romain Executive in Residence

Zackary Willem October 21, 2015
“We chose Joest because he is the perfect example of what an alum can accomplish with a persistent and consistent passion," coordinator for External Relations Nancy Bizal said.

LA Advising Center begins seeing students

James Vaughn August 24, 2014

Another advising center is up and running this semester in addition to the two that have been available to students for the past two years. Renee Rowland and Mark Razor moved into temporary offices...

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