FISHER NEWS April 28, 2005
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Second Annual Fisher 5K a Resounding Success

Arya Featured in Fisher Thought Leader Series

Quigley to Speak on 'Age of Accountability'

'Spectacular' Event for Entrepreneurs
Max M. Fisher College of Business > The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business
Second Annual Fisher 5K a Resounding Success


Runners pound the pavement in Fisher 5K

The second annual Fisher 5k and One-Mile Fun Walk took place Sunday, April 17. With more than 200 participants, the event generated more than $4,000 for the Children's Hunger Alliance. Participants included more than 30 Fisher students, staff and faculty. The top finishers from Fisher included the following:

Male:
  • David Friedrich, first-year, full-time MBA
  • Ian Schmidt, first-year, full-time MBA
  • Adolfo Loustaunau, part-time MBA

Female:

  • Jennifer Seeley, second-year, full-time MBA
  • Peg Pennington, senior lecturer, Management Sciences
  • Suzanne Krohn, second-year, full-time MBA

FisherServes hosted the event. In-kind donations were received from many area businesses, including: Wild Oats, Giant Eagle, Denise's Homemade Ice Cream, Coca-Cola, David Babner from John Bingham Racing, the Kroger Co., XS Energy Drink, Nabisco, OSU Recreation and Sports, Runner's World, Mitchell's Steakhouse, OSU Traffic and Parking and Chad Hoffman. Advanced Drainage Systems was the corporate sponsor for the fundraiser.



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Arya Featured in Fisher Thought Leaders Series
Anil Arya, professor of accounting and MIS and John J. Gerlach chair in accounting will speak on "Incentive Issues in Capital Budgeting" on Friday, April 29, at 8:30 a.m. in 265 Gerlach Hall as part of the Fisher Thought Leaders and Sander Flaum Speaker Series. Arya's areas of expertise include management control, systems accounting and information economics. His work has been recognized by top industry publications and journals including, Journal of Accounting and Economics and the Journal of Accounting Research, among others. Arya teaches in the MBA, MAcc, Undergraduate Honors, and the PhD Accounting programs.

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Quigley to Speak on 'Age of Accountability'
Jim Quigley, CEO, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, will speak on Friday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. as part of the Sander Flaum Speaker Series. Quigley joined Deloitte 30 years ago after graduating from Utah State University. Quigley is an active member in many prestigious associations, including the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Economic Club of New York and the Board of Directors of Junior Achievement of New York. He will speak on what he calls the "New Age of Accountability." Quigley states that the heart of this new age is principled leadership and a values-based approach to individual action.


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'Spectacular' Event for Entrepreneurs
On May 7, the Center for Entrepreneurship and the Business Builders Club will host the 2005 Entrepreneurship Spectacular. Attendees will have the chance to learn from some of the most accomplished entrepreneurs, attorneys, accountants, venture capitalists and professors in the country. Past speakers have included Michael Dell, Jim Grote and Jim Tressel. The 2005 keynote speaker is Rhett Ricart of Ricart Ford. The seminar will include refreshments. Registration is free, but limited. For more information and to register, visit www.entrepreneurship.osu.edu .


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Calendar of Events

Faculty, Staff and PhD
April 29, 2005

Dominique (Mike) Hannsens, professor at University of California at Los Angeles, will speak on "Sales Response, Customer Equity and the Marketing Mix" as part of the Department of Marketing and Logistics Research Colloquium Series at 10:30 a.m. in 500A Fisher Hall.

April 29, 2005
Christian Leuz, professor at the University of Pennsylvania, will present his paper titled"Why Do Firms Go Dark? Causes and Economic Consequences of Voluntary SEC Deregistrations" as part of The Stephen A. Buser Colloquium Series in Financial Economics at 10:30 a.m. in 800 Fisher Hall.

April 29, 2005
Yuji Ijiri, professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will present his paper titled "Moral Hazard Depicted in Markov Processes with Strategy Options" as part of the Thomas J. Burns Research Colloquium at 3 p.m. in 275 Gerlach Hall.

April 29, 2005

Anil Arya, professor of accounting and MIS will speak on Friday, April 29, at 8:30 a.m. in 265 Gerlach Hall as part of the Fisher Thought Leaders and Sander Flaum Speaker Series.

Everyone
May 7, 2005
The Center for Entrepreneurship and the Business Builders Club host the 2005 Entrepreneurship Spectacular. For more information and to register click here.



News Briefs

Personal Finance Boot Camp
Undergraduate students are invited to a free finance seminar May 14 in Schoenbaum Hall. Delta Sigma Pi and undergraduate business council will host speakers from JP Morgan Chase, American Express and US Bank addressing topics of debt management, investing, and first-time home buying. The seminar will feature complimentary portfolios and a lunch - register at www.pfbc.info.


Cullman Symposium

The twelfth biennial W. Arthur Cullman Symposium will take place May 26-27 in the Blackwell Hotel. This year, the symposium focuses on "Competing through Service," which examines the growing dominance of the services industry and how top-performing organizations compete through the strategic use of service. For a complete list of panels and speakers, click here. A limited number of spaces are available for Fisher College faculty - contact Ann Ramsey to register.

Media Hits
Professor of Marketing Roger Blackwell was quoted in an April 24 Akron Beacon Journal article titled "What's in a Name? Profits."

Associate Professor of Finance Ingrid Werner was quoted in an April 26 CBS MarketWatch article titled "Possible NYSE Spoilers Seek Support for Bid."

Accounting Senior Lecturer William Raabe was quoted in an April 27 Cincinnati Enquirer article titled "Taft Plan Gives and Takes Away."

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