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<br /> The official magazine of the Spears School of Business, Oklahoma State University<br /> VOL. 5, NO. 1, SUMMER 2016<br /> ALEXIS SMITH<br /> Life at OSU delights<br /> New York-bred professor<br /> PAGE 28<br /> OSU<br /> SP<br /> EAKER SERIES<br /> PRESENTED BY THE SPEARS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND CORPORATE SPONSORS<br /> “Building a High-Performance Culture in Uncertain Economic Times”<br /> CARLY FIORINA<br /> Former CEO of Hewlett Packard, American Business Person<br /> Carly Fiorina is a true leader and a seasoned problem-solver. She is a passionate, articulate advocate for policies that advance<br /> economic growth, entrepreneurship, innovation and effective leadership. Through extensive experience, she has learned that<br /> human potential is a limitless and uniquely powerful resource that can be unlocked, inspired and focused on worthy goals<br /> and common purpose. She knows that traditional principles, applied in a 21st century context, are the most<a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=1"> The official magazine of the Spears School of Busi</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=2"> OSU SP EAKER SERIES PRESENTED BY THE SPEARS SC</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=3"> 2016 Spears School of Business Golf Classic </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=4"> TABLE OF CONTENTS </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=5"> LETTER FROM THE DEAN GREETINGS, GARY LAWSON /</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=6"> We live in a deeply interconnected world where bu</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=7"> Our Mission Oklahoma State University's Spears </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=8"> Topping Out PHOTOS: BLAKE BRASOR New Busines</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=9"> OSU President Burns Hargis signs one of the two 1</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=10"> JORDAN PFEIFFER / SPEARS SCHOOL Counter clockwis</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=11"> A pair of Spears School students sign one of the </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=12"> Myers Suite and Conference Room (Dean's Suite) Ke</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=13"> Loggia Le Norman Cla</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=14"> Riata Center </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=15"> Watson Trading Floor </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=16"> Keystone Lobby </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=17"> equivalent to 6,800 All-Big 12 defensive ends </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=18"> An Experienced Entrepreneur... at 18 </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=19"> Riata Center for Entrepreneurship in the Spears S</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=20"> PHOTOS: COURTESY / BRETT HUMPHREY Opportunities </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=21"> replacing either Wayne Brady on Let's Make a Deal</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=22"> “I've had the chance to meet so many people throu</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=23"> SPEARS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS MENTORING PROGRAM Maki</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=24"> Accounting student finds high value in Spears educ</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=25"> “(The military) is like its own little </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=26"> A Historical Hobby </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=27"> B Y T E R R Y T U S H </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=28"> profession, and I cherish the lessons I learn eve</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=29"> Come join Spears School alumni, current students </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=30"> Finding Answers Assistant professor credits her n</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=31"> B Y D O L L I E E L L I O T T </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=32"> has contributed a lot of attention and resources </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=33"> COURTESY LEX SMITH COUR</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=34"> Greg Day's research finds lapses in the art market</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=35"> “One of New York's most well-known private galler</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=36"> Coffee class gives students hands-on business exp</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=37"> “Everyone on this project has contributed tremend</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=38"> The Next `Woof' You Hear … BLAKE BRASOR / SPEARS </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=39"> JAMES NEELEY / SPEARS SCHOOL “I've seen what th</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=40"> A Selling Success OSU alumnus rises through the r</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=41"> </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=42"> Brian Watson (left) and Matt Rosenfeld, vice pres</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=43"> “He's such an interesting guy and engaging person</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=44"> FACULTY HONORS Nebrask</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=45"> Regional science is an interdisciplinary field tha</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=46"> JAY SHELDON / i2E </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=47"> Beginning August 23, you'll be able to access the</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=48"> JORDAN PFEIFFER / SPEARS SCHOOL Ken Eastman, d</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=49"> some problems: Our infrastructure is not built fo</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=50"> HALL OF FAME </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=51"> Shane Wharton He and his wife, Nancy, are both</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=52"> RETIREMENTS </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=53"> Preparation Award, Office of Planning, Budget & I</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=54"> IN BRIEF SPEARS SCHOOL Josh Wiener Departm</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=55"> BLAKE BRASOR / SPEARS SCHOOL Pistol Pete joins g</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=56"> IN BRIEF SPEARS SCHOOL Alicia Smales third a</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=57"> OSU is committed to energy savings Sustainability</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=58"> Robert Benson, CPA; assurance man- ager, Ernst & </a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=59"> Pete says, “THE WORLD NEEDS MORE OSU COWBOYS.” Y</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=60"> IN BRIEF OSU sc</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=61"> Completing its third semester this past spring, A</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=62"> Celebrating 25 years and over 2,000 students 2</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=63"> The Numbers Add Up: Spears Business is Growing 7</a> <a title="Engage@Spears Summer 2016 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/406d2226?page=64"> SPEARS Non-Profit organization </a>