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Evelyn Thrasher Welcome to the Gordon Ford College of Business!

We are happy you have chosen to visit our website and learn more about our college. Whether you are seeking an undergraduate degree, a graduate degree, or certificate, we take great pride in helping our students progress and achieve their goals. We believe in the value of an applied educational experience.

From your first day of class to graduation, you will find a team of faculty and staff committed to your success in the classroom and beyond. Our Living and Learning Community (LLC) is the largest academic community on campus. It is dedicated to helping freshmen business majors thrive and succeed in their first year on the Hill. Students in the LLC live together, take classes together, and socialize together. The faculty and staff leading the LLC and teaching LLC courses are chosen for their excellent record of student engagement and dedication to first-year students.

As an AACSB-accredited business college, our faculty and staff work tirelessly to maintain the highest quality standards for curriculum, teaching, research, and student success initiatives. Students will engage in coursework, research, and experiential learning with nationally renowned and award-winning faculty who are leading the way in innovative business education.

Our college’s Student Success Team provides expert academic advising, career coaching, internship assistance, peer tutoring, professional clothing, and a host of opportunities for engagement with working professionals across all industries. Our college also houses an internal Office of Graduate Programs and Outreach, specifically focused on the unique needs of our graduate business students and industry partners.

From record enrollment growth and retention, a revised curriculum expanded student success initiatives, and breaking ground on a new building, the Gordon Ford College of Business has a bright future; we want you to be a part of it. Whether you are a prospective student, an alumnus, a business partner, or a friend of the university, please explore our website, reach out to us for information, and consider a campus visit. We welcome the opportunity to show you why you belong at the Gordon Ford College of Business.

All the Best,

Dr. Evelyn Thrasher
Interim Dean 

AACSB Seal PHD Project

The Gordon Ford College of Business is a top business school with dual AACSB accreditation in both business and accounting programs.



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