Committed to implementing lasting, systemic change that directly combats climate change head on, Jose Canchaya decided to pursue his DBA at Saint Mary’s University to further elevate the impact potential that his research and approach on sustainability can have across the globe. As an MBA degree holder and economist, Canchaya worked to develop his entire professional […]
As an institution, it is incredibly rewarding to witness the successes of our students and faculty. Recently, Nancy Johnson, master’s and Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) professor, published an article in the North American Accounting Studies research journal. In the article, “CPA Exam: Correlative Study of Preparation Activities and Exam Results,” Johnson shares the outcome […]
The latest release of our Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program newsletter, Doctoral Chevrons, focuses on humility, which is defined by Merriam-Webster as “freedom from pride or arrogance: the quality or state of being humble.” The six essays written by our DBA faculty and students covering different angles of this topic of humility are outlined […]
Three times a year, our Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program publishes the Doctoral Chevrons newsletter. This newsletter features the writing and research of faculty, staff, students, and friends of the Saint Mary’s DBA program. Each issue of the newsletter has a theme, and the latest newsletter’s theme was patience. Take a look at the […]
The faculty in our Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) are dedicated, hardworking, and inspiring. Jennifer Schultz, Ph.D., is no exception. Dr. Schultz is an associate professor and a member of our core faculty in the DBA program, and we are thrilled to share more about her. How long have you been a member of the […]
We are thrilled to introduce you to Matt J. Nowakowski, MBA, Ed.D., program director and core associate professor for the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program.
Doctor of Business Administration students presented a paper at the Postgraduate Scholars Summit in Africa.
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, […]
It is no secret; patience is a virtue. Many children’s parables inform us of the need for patience. Some of us may even be familiar with the famous marshmallow experiment conducted over 40 years ago. The lesson is, if we wait and follow directions, we will receive a just reward. Br. Agathon illuminates the importance […]
Why is the microwave so slow? Why is traffic so slow? Why is my computer so slow? I wish things were faster. For many, patience may be in short supply. This is probably why there are such things as road rage, snapping at others, and getting frustrated easily. When many of us hear the word […]
A few days ago a colleague of mine, recently retired, concluded an email with “Be Water, My Friends,” an adage made famous by the actor and martial artist Bruce Lee. I know little about Bruce Lee, but reading these words at that specific time, one of change and uncertainty for many of us, resonated with […]
Meet Patience: Patience eventually arrives for class, and sits unnoticed in the back. She shares a table with Peace. She’s a great listener. You feel heard. You feel valued. You feel appreciated. She is selfless. Patience practices her presentations until they are timed perfectly. Her dissertation will be bound in two volumes; she is in […]
Being a student is one of the most fulfilling and frustrating life experiences. It’s a role where there is so much to gain, yet every new experience can feel draining. A reservoir of patience and contentedness are key to seeing this journey through, and even enjoying the ride along the way. I recently decided to […]
Both Renee Thompson ’03, M’07, and Jenifer Zinsmaster ’16, M’17, are hoping their passion for their doctoral dissertation research will help create reference materials for farm families long after they complete their Doctor of Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota.
It’s a small piece of limestone, about the size of a fist, encased behind glass. To Col. Mitchell Brew, though, it means so much more.
As Kassim Abbanesha Hussein crosses the Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota commencement stage on Saturday, June 3 to receive a Doctor of Business Administration diploma, part of his heart will remain in Oromia, Ethiopia. Hussein fled his homeland 26 years ago—leaving behind an unspeakable level of danger and heartbreak. At the tender age of 12, […]