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Podcast features women of USI economics

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

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 on Jan. 29 that featured the women of USI’s Economics Club. The episode was recorded in September...

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 Revenue Service partners with local and national organizations to provide tax services to people with low...

Professor remembered for passion, mentorship

Dane Partridge

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 as they crossed the aisle to obtain their degree. “He had the most perfect voice,” Associate Professor...

Tesla VP says engineering is art

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.

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 and named his most important principles in being an engineer. Currently, Fields serves as the vic...

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. After three years of developing technologies like MacBooks, Field joined Tesla Motors, Inc....

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 a web-based platform to highlight Romain College faculty and student engagement. Programming knowledge i...

Alum named Romain Executive in Residence

Zackary Willem

October 21, 2015

The Romain College of Business has invited Doug Joest to serve as its new Executive in Residence. He leads the business of the Evansville Regional Airport, for 10 years. Joest discovered his passion for aviation in his younger years while building models of rockets and airplanes. “Most people played ...

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 on the third floor of the Liberal Arts Center Aug. 4, and began seeing students immediately. They’re...

University receives nearly $1 million from global investment firm

James Vaughn

January 24, 2014

SS&C Technologies announced it will contribute nearly $1 million to USI’s Romain College of Business in cash and in-kind donations, which will benefit the university’s accounting program. “This is a great opportunity to sort of celebrate that gift and what’s going to be an ongoing partnership,”...

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