Gordon Ford College of Business News
GFCB Hires Coordinator of Constituent Engagement
- Author: Thursday, January 12th, 2017
Jessica Thrasher has joined the WKU Gordon Ford College of Business as Coordinator of Constituent Engagement.
As Coordinator, she will serve as a resource in cultivating relationships with the various external stakeholders of the College, creating opportunities for involvement for alumni and establishing partnerships with K-12 educational entities. Ms. Thrasher specifically will assist with development activities and special event coordination.
“It is truly an honor having one of our outstanding graduates join the Gordon Ford College of Business in a professional role to enhance connections with our highly-valued high school and community college partners," said Dr. Jeff Katz, GFCB Dean. "She will be involved in directly sharing information about the world-class applied programs offered by our College. In addition, Ms. Thrasher will be an excellent resource to more directly engage our dedicated alumni, though student-centered programs such as internships for our students and guest speaking opportunities, as well as opportunities to provide financial support."
Ms. Thrasher is a 2016 Management graduate of WKU, concentrating in Human Resource Management. She completed internships with several Bowling Green businesses, served as a GFCB Ambassador, and finished her college degree in three years by taking advantage of dual credit courses offered through her high school and WKU.
The Gordon Ford College of Business has a long-term tradition of providing applied business education excellence and is one of only 182 collegiate schools of business in the world accredited by AACSB International in accounting and business programs.