• GAAP wins first place in the Armanino LLP case competition

    December 05, 2023

    CBSM offers students a variety of hands-on learning opportunities from traveling to national conferences to student employment and internships. Last spring, four members from the student organization, Great Alaskan Accounting People (GAAP) traveled to Seattle for a case competition hosted by Armanino LLP, a top 20 CPA and consulting firm.

  • CBSM Students suit up at Professionally Polished

    November 03, 2023

    Professionally Polished is a series of events at CBSM to help students immerse into the professional world. Students get opportunities to learn about etiquette, build a professional wardrobe, and connect with local experts.

  • Aila Berrigan chats with Kelly Ward at Professionally Polished.

    Professionally Polished: Etiquette Seminar and Dinner

    October 23, 2023

    UAF College of Business and Security Management hosts Professionally Polished each year, giving students the opportunity to network, build a professional wardrobe and get advice into the next steps of their career.

  • Kim McGinnis and family soaking up sun and enjoying nature. Photo provided by Kim McGinnis.

    Q&A With Kim McGinnis - One Health, One Future

    September 12, 2023

    UAF's MBA Program Director, Kim McGinnis discusses her involvement in planning the 2023 One Health, One Future conference.

  • CBSM student Dave Sauter, left, stands with AAC winner, Zak Erving, Prismatext CEO.

    CBSM students get their wings in Angel Investing

    July 14, 2023

    hree CBSM students participated in the Alaska Angel Investment conference, a twelve-week program that teaches Alaskans about angel investing, the practice of individual investors financing small business ventures in exchange for equity. CBSM’s Student Investment Fund and the Alaska Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship partnered together, providing $5,000 for the students to make an investment in an early-stage Alaskan company.

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    New graduate degree approved: Master in Healthcare Management and Leadership

    July 11, 2023

    Read about CBSM's new graduate program, Master in Healthcare Management and Leadership.

  • Ben Cason stands with his plane.

    From Pilot to Graduate: How One Man Proved It’s Never Too Late to Get Your Degree

    June 14, 2023

    A young U.S. Air Force pilot Ben Cason, stationed at Eielson Air Force Base in 1976, enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program offered at UAF.

  • GAAP members enjoy an ice cream social with peers and professionals. Photo by Mary Poe.

    Spring Break: GAAP Takes on Anchorage!

    April 03, 2023

    Student organization, Great Alaskan Accounting People (GAAP) took a field trip to Anchorage over Spring Break! They spent the week learning about job opportunities, visiting different accounting firms, and even got to mingle with professionals at an ice cream social.

  • Audrey George, Owner/CEO of ANC Accounting presenting her company and background to students, faculty, and other professionals. Photo by Eden Murchison.

    Gaap hosts 10th annual Alaska Native corporations seminar

    March 25, 2023

    Student organization Great Alaskan Accounting People (GAAP), invited speakers from several Alaska Native corporations including Doyon Limited, Tanana Chiefs Conference and more. This was the 10th annual event where students could network with community leaders, explore opportunities, and learn how to make a difference for Alaska and its people.

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    Ian Ludwig on CBSM Opportunities Outside the Classroom

    August 17, 2022

    Receiving a CBSM education is about more than learning in a classroom or out of a textbook. Numerous opportunities are available for experiential learning. This happens through offerings such as the Professionally Polished program and student organization involvement. These unique experiences teach students skills such as time management, prioritization, teamwork, and marketing. Networking opportunities are abundant to match our students with potential employers. Guest speakers from around the nation provide a boost to topics covered in classes. CBSM students often say these opportunities have a huge impact on their overall educational experience - as well as their career path after graduation. Ian Ludwig, a 2022 business administration alumnus, shares his thoughts on the opportunities provided by an education at CBSM:

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