Author Archives: Robin Ritchie

Jackson State wins David Gillingham Award

Jackson State University has been named the winner of the 2016 David Gillingham Award. The DGA is the signature award of the Network of International Business Schools, and is presented each year to the project or initiative undertaken by one or more NIBS member schools that is deemed to contribute most meaningfully to internationalization. The award was named in honour of NIBS founder […]

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Washburn wins gold at Business Plan Competition

The finals of the NIBS Worldwide Business Plan Competition were held this afternoon, as part of the NIBS Annual Conference.  Attendees were treated to a spirited contest between teams from Lahti University of Applied Sciences (Finland), Dublin Institute of Technology (Ireland), and Washburn University (USA). In a tight finish, the Washburn team took home the trophy and the €1,250 cash […]

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NIBS Conference Kicks off May 18th in Breda

The 2016 NIBS Annual Conference will be hosted by Avans University of Applied Sciences in the historic Dutch city of Breda, conveniently located approximately 90 minutes by rail from both Amsterdam-Schiphol and Brussels International airports. Breda is a leading centre for business, trade and logistics, hosting such companies as Abbott Laboratories, General Electric, ExxonMobil, Texaco, […]

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Carleton wins NIBS Case Competition

The 21st edition of the NIBS Worldwide Case Competition wrapped up in San Antonio, Texas last week, with Canada’s Carleton University taking home the championship trophy following a spirited final versus the University of Prince Edward Island. The winning team consisted of Alejandro Barreto, Michael Cacho, Isabela Murillo and Karen Tran—all undergraduates at Carleton’s Sprott School of Business. […]

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Jackson State awarded NIBS International Accreditation

The College of Business at Jackson State University has been awarded NIBS international accreditation, following a site visit by a peer review panel earlier this month. The accreditation panel consisted of Prof. Ian Charles, NIBS President and Associate Dean at the International Business Academy (Denmark), and Dr. Memo Diriker, Director of the Business Economic and Community Outreach Network at Salisbury University […]

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