Inside Business - Fall 2017

Thomas and Evelyn Page Dean Lance Nail
New Thomas and Evelyn Page Dean

On August 3, the Fowler College of Business welcomed the new Thomas and Evelyn Page dean, Dr. Lance Nail. Dean Nail previously served as dean of the business schools at both Texas Tech University and the University of Southern Mississippi. Most recently he served as founding chairman of the board of advisers for the Texas Tech University Innovation Hub and Research Park.

The Great Give - Greatness Returns October 24, 2017

The Great Give Returns
Tues. October 24, 2017

SDSU's 2nd annual 24-hr fundraising campaign, return this Tuesday. This year's Fowler initiative is Student Success. 100% of donations will go towards Students. Donations above $5 will receive a Fowler Phone Wallet. Donations above $20, will receive an SDSU License Plate.

Homecoming: SDSU vs Fresno State
Sat. October 21, 2017
7:30 p.m.
Qualcomm Stadium

The Aztecs will take on the Fresno State Bulldogs during the 2017 Homecoming football match-up. Prior to kick-off, the Great Alumni Tailgate will be held in the parking lot starting at 5 p.m.


Hepner Hall

U.S. News Ranks SDSU Among Top National Universities

SDSU has risen 25 spots since 2012 on U.S. News & World Report's list of America's Best Colleges.

San Diego State Sports MBA

Sports MBA Ranking Ranks Among Top World Programs

The SDSU Sports Business MBA program was named as the 4th best sports graduate academic program in the world by SportBusiness International magazine.

Hardy Tower

Qualcomm Foundation Gift Honors SDSU Alumnus

In recognition of Raymond V. Dittamore’s 15 years of service on the Qualcomm Incorporated Board of Directors, the Qualcomm Foundation…

Leonard Lavin

In Memoriam: Leonard Lavin

Leonard Lavin, whose life was a testament to the resilience of the American dream, passed away on Aug. 2 at his home in Illinois. He was 97. A staunch supporter of San Diego State University, Lavin invested time and treasure…

Student Tutor

Shaping the next Generation of Leaders

Allowing a student spend a day with you on the job is one of the easiest, but most effective ways, for SDSU alumni to mentor a student when they participate in the Aztec Mentor Program.

Emoticon Researchers

Emoticon Research

Faculty-student researcher duo discovers that a familiar emoji, such as a growing heart, a rose and a crown send an illicit message and make it harder for law enforcement to track human trafficking.

Monty Awards 2017 SDSU

Monty Awards 2017

Mark Snell, recently retired president of Sempra Energy and former chair of the Fowler College of Business board of directors, and Fowler lecturer Christine Probett recipients of distinguished alumni Monty Awards.

CIBER Trade Guide

SDSU Helps Develop Trade Guide

For American companies looking to take their business to the next level, San Diego State University’s Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) in the Fowler College of Business is a source of help.


SDSU Student Organization Caps Off 2016-2017 With National Recognition

The SDSU student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the group finished the school year with even more national recognition.

Elizabeth Rourke

Student Spotlight – Elizabeth Rourke

SDSU marketing senior and New York native, Elizabeth Rourke, wanted to emulate her older twin brothers which led her to participate in lacrosse. She now wields a lacrosse stick for the Aztecs.

Tamara Romeo

Romeo Takes the Helm for Center’s Advisory Board

Alumnae and successful business owner, Tamara Romeo, was named the new chair of the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center advisory board. Romeo is the owner and founder of San Diego Office Design.

Quest for the Best

Quest for the Best

Accounting major, Jason Ogbeide, was one of only 10 undergraduates to be recognized during SDSU’s Quest for the Best which is the university’s highest undergraduate award.

Jeff Leieritz

In the Business of Government

In June 2017, SDSU grad Jeff Leieritz was appointed by President Donald Trump to the position of senior communication advisor at the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).

Fowler New Faculty Fall 2017

New Fowler Faculty

Four new assistant professors - Hannah Smith (accounting), Kaveh Abhari (management information systems), Morgan Poor (marketing) and Sunaina Chugani (marketing) - will be joining the Fowler College of Business.

Dr Matina Musteen

Dr. Martina Musteen Among Top SDSU Professors

Dr. Martina Musteen has been honored by the SDSU Alumni Association as the Outstanding Faculty Contributor for 2017 from the Fowler College of Business. Known as the "Faculty Monty", it is SDSU’s most prestigious faculty award.

MIS students become Faculty

SDSU's Top MIS Students and the Boomerang Effect

The top SDSU MIS undergraduate students from 1986, 1998 and 2003 have returned to the Fowler College of Business as professors. The long-time professors that once mentored them as students are now their peers.

Dr Medhi Salehizadeh

Professor’s Legacy Honored With Scholarship

After devoting 37 years to San Diego State, Dr. Mehdi Salehizadeh will be honored with a scholarship fund established in his name that will provide funding to finance and real estate students.