E&M Majors Koaches, Merritt Named All-America Scholars in Men's Golf

Albion's Brent Koaches and Scott Merritt were named All-America Scholars in NCAA Division III men's golf for 2012.Albion College placed Brent Koaches (left) and Scott Merritt on the list of NCAA Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars. Merritt graduated earlier in May after majoring in economics and management with a Gerstacker Institute concentration. Koaches, an E&M major with an emphasis in accounting as well as a Gerstacker concentration, completed his junior year at Albion.

Twenty-three golfers from D-III gained the honor and Albion was the lone Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association program to produce All-America Scholars.

“Scott and Brent set an example for everyone else on the roster,” Albion coach Jordan Rich said.

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2012 Economics and Management Award Winners

The Albion College Economics and Management Department congratulates the following department award recipients.

Outstanding Senior E&M Major Award: Sean M. Hendon and Timothy R. Wernet

Walter A. Terpenning Award: Robert D. Clark

E. Maynard Aris Award for Outstanding Scholarship: Melissa K. Megerian and Caroline N. Dobbins

Maurice Branch Award for Scholarship and Research: Aaron A.  Croad

Scotty Cracraft Scholarship Award for Scholarship in Accounting: Daniel W. Merritt

Gaylord Smith Award for Scholarship in Accounting: Kathleen L. Petchell

Tim Cash Ernst and Young Scholarships in Accounting: Brent Koaches, Rahman A. Isayev, Jeremy F. Simms, Charles J. Carroll, and David J. Budka

Robert Hetler PriceWaterhouseCoopers Scholarships in Accounting: Brent Koaches, Charles J. Carroll, David J. Budka, Ryan M. Moretti, Donald W. Strite, and Allan L. Adair

For more information on these awards, please see the Department's Scholarships and Awards page.

Admission, Costs, and General Information (Traditional Chinese)

錄取學生由學校,而非系裏決定。艾爾比奧大學網頁有關於招收國際學生的信息。我們選擇有學術能力的學生,主要招生對象是高中畢業生當中排名前四分之一的學生。

艾爾比奧大學的網頁還有關於國際學生助學金費用方面的信息。成績優異的國際學生可以獲得高達學費和食宿費用百分之五十的獎學金。然而,國際學生應當意識到美國的大學教育比其它許多國家要昂貴得多。

艾爾比奧大學位於美國北部的密歇根州。我們的校園地處艾爾比奧市,一個東至底特律150公裏、西至芝加哥300公裏的小鎮。艾爾比奧大學距離密歇根大學和密歇根州立大學都是大約一小時車程。這兩所大學規模很大,有很多國際學生。

Admission, Costs, and General Information (Simplified Chinese)

录取学生由学校,而非系里决定。艾尔比奥大学网页有关于招收国际学生的信息。我们选择有学术能力的学生,主要招生对象是高中毕业生当中排名前四分之一的学生。

艾尔比奥大学的网页还有关于国际学生助学金费用方面的信息。成绩优异的国际学生可以获得高达学费和食宿费用百分之五十的奖学金。然而,国际学生应当意识到美国的大学教育比其它许多国家要昂贵得多。

艾尔比奥大学位于美国北部的密歇根州。我们的校园地处艾尔比奥市,一个东至底特律150公里、西至芝加哥300公里的小镇。艾尔比奥大学距离密歇根大学和密歇根州立大学都是大约一小时车程。这两所大学规模很大,有很多国际学生。

Bieber, Malecke Balance Soccer, Monetary Policy

Evan Malecke and Andy Bieber, members of Albion College's Gerstacker Institute and soccer team.Albion College students are noted for their ability to juggle their academic and extracurricular pursuits, though the balancing act performed by Andy Bieber and Evan Malecke this fall may stand alone.

The E&M students went to class each day until about 4 p.m., when they would go to practice or matches as midfielders for Albion’s men’s soccer team. After soccer, the juniors would have just enough time to grab dinner and clean up before spending hours sifting through papers and debating economic policy with members of Albion’s Fed Challenge team as it prepared for its Nov. 16 regional competition in Chicago.

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Seniors Rewarded for Mentoring Local Youth

Bob Wernet, Luke Walker, and Sean Hendon mentored students at Albion's Harrington Elementary School.The highlight of the week for many children at Albion's Harrington Elementary School is the one-hour visit by their mentor, who happens to be a student from Albion College. Three senior E&M students who are also members of the men's basketball program – Bob Wernet, Luke Walker, and Sean Hendon – were among 25 Albion students who recently received Michigan Campus Compact Heart and Soul awards for their dedication to community service. They were also among the recipients of the Jessie Longhurst Rotary Service Award.

The mentorship program, now known as Jessie's Gift in memory of the 2002 Albion High School graduate and former Albion College student-athlete, was developed and is currently run by Peg Turner, the wife of former Albion men's basketball coach Mike Turner.

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International Interests of Economics and Management Faculty (Traditional Chinese)

艾爾比奧大學經濟管理系的很多教授有國際方面的興趣:

Vicki Baker   E&M362國際管理的授課教師。她曾經輔導由艾爾比奧大學學生和ESCIA(一個法國商學院)學生組成的聯合團隊的管理項目。她在2011年春天訪問了法國和希臘,為艾爾比奧大學的學生取得了參與國際項目的機會。

Dan Christiansen   曾經獲得由美國國務院提供的傅爾布萊特經費到挪威科技大學講授數理金融課程。           

Zhen Li   北京大學學士、普林斯頓大學博士。講授E&M363 中國經濟、E&M365 國際金融、以及E&M366 國際貿易。對發展中國家證券市場的開放問題做過研究。母語漢語普通話。

Greg Saltzman   曾在倫敦經濟學院學習一年,並曾任華威大學訪問學者。曾經獲得由美國國務院提供的傅爾布萊特經費到中國吉林大學講授勞資關系研究。曾發表學術期刊文章比較美國和加拿大的醫療保險體系。另有學術期刊文章分析美國、加拿大、挪威、和瑞典公眾對於勞資糾紛的觀念。

International Interests of Economics and Management Faculty (Simplified Chinese)

艾尔比奥大学经济管理系的很多教授有国际方面的兴趣:

Vicki Baker  E&M362国际管理的授课教师。她曾经辅导由艾尔比奥大学学生和ESCIA(一个法国商学院)学生组成的联合团队的管理项目。她在2011年春天访问了法国和希腊,为艾尔比奥大学的学生取得了参与国际项目的机会。

Dan Christiansen   曾经获得由美国国务院提供的傅尔布莱特经费到挪威科技大学讲授数理金融课程。   

Zhen Li   北京大学学士、普林斯顿大学博士。讲授E&M363 中国经济、E&M365 国际金融、以及E&M366 国际贸易。对发展中国家证券市场的开放问题做过研究。母语汉语普通话。

Greg Saltzman   曾在伦敦经济学院学习一年,并曾任华威大学访问学者。曾经获得由美国国务院提供的傅尔布莱特经费到中国吉林大学讲授劳资关系研究。曾发表学术期刊文章比较美国和加拿大的医疗保险体系。另有学术期刊文章分析美国、加拿大、挪威、和瑞典公众对于劳资纠纷的观念。

Baker Sheds Light on Unethical Behavior in the Workplace

Albion College economics and management professor Vicki BakerAlbion College economics and management professor Vicki Baker has spent her academic career studying the decisions individuals make in the workplace. In a paper recently published in Personnel Psychology, Baker and her colleagues from the London Business School, Cornell University, the University of Michigan, and Pennsylvania State University developed a measure to predict unethical behavior.

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Albion's Economics and Management Curriculum (Traditional Chinese)

艾爾比奧大學提供包括經濟管理在內的多個專業的四年制本科教育。我們不提供工商管理碩士或者經濟學的碩士或博士學位。

經濟管理是艾爾比奧大學最受歡迎的專業。我們小班授課,師資優秀。課程強調分析解決問題的實際應用能力,以及應用能力的概念基礎。這些概念知識將為學生最終晉升到高級職位打下堅實基礎。

我們的課程設置幫助學生取得在商業、政府、或非營利機構工作的分析、決定和領導能力。經濟管理系的專業方向包括會計、經濟、金融、通用商務、人力資源、以及國際商務和國際經濟。我們開設取得註冊會計師考試資格所需要的全部課程。我們有很多學生加入艾爾比奧大學的格斯塔克商業管理學院

更多關於經濟管理系的信息參見我們的手冊

Alumnus Mentors Management Students on Consulting Project

Michael Brown, '87, left, is mentoring a management class during the spring 2012 semester.When Michael Brown, '87, (pictured at left) was a student at Albion College, creating a brochure for Albion's Downtown Development Authority put him on the path that led to his current position as interactive director with Full Circle, a marketing and interactive agency in Grand Rapids.

Nearly 25 years later, Brown's career has completed the full circle. This time, he's mentoring a group of economics and management majors in a consulting project as the city of Albion evaluates the redesign of its website. In a management course taught by Vicki Baker, the students have broken into five teams working with Brown.

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Albion's Economics and Management Curriculum (Simplified Chinese)

艾尔比奥大学提供包括经济管理在内的多个专业的四年制本科教育。我们不提供工商管理硕士或者经济学的硕士或博士学位。

经济管理是艾尔比奥大学最受欢迎的专业。我们小班授课,师资优秀。课程强调分析解决问题的实际应用能力,以及应用能力的概念基础。这些概念知识将为学生最终晋升到高级职位打下坚实基础。

我们的课程设置帮助学生取得在商业、政府、或非营利机构工作的分析、决定和领导能力。经济管理系的专业方向包括会计、经济、金融、通用商务、人力资源、以及国际商务和国际经济。我们开设取得注册会计师考试资格所需要的全部课程。我们有很多学生加入艾尔比奥大学的格斯塔克商业管理学院

更多关于经济管理系的信息参见我们的手册

Albion Earns Honorable Mention in Fed Challenge National Finals

Thomas Worden and Heather Waldron of Albion College's 2011 Fed Challenge team.Teamwork and preparation paid off for Albion's Fed Challenge team, as the group took an honorable mention in the national College Challenge hosted by the Federal Reserve on November 29. "How many other times will you see Albion and Harvard competing?" asked team member Heather Waldron. "We all worked really hard to get here, and it was an once-in-a-lifetime experience."

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International Students Interested in Economics and Management (Traditional Chinese)

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致對經濟管理感興趣的國際學生

艾爾比奧大學歡迎國際學生。學校有越來越多的學生來自美國之外。

為什麽選擇艾爾比奧大學學習經濟管理?

艾爾比奧大學的經濟管理系為學生將來在商業、政府、或非營利機構發展事業提供途徑。我們專業的畢業生在就業或者申請研究生院方面相當成功。這些成功使得從艾爾比奧大學取得經濟管理學位成為一項對未來的有益投資。

艾爾比奧大學為有學術才能的國際學生提供了安全的環境,幫助他們了解美國。因為美國經濟的重要性,擁有在美國生活學習過的經歷對將來致力於商業或政府領域的學生有特別的價值。國際學生在艾爾比奧大學學習也會增加美國學生的教育經驗。

Albion College Students Win Regional 'Fed Challenge' Competition

Demonstrating their understanding of the workings of the Federal Reserve, a team of Albion economics and management students recently won the Chicago District College Fed Challenge. The group now heads for the Fed Challenge national finals, November 29 in Washington, D.C., in which it will face the other regional finalists from Harvard University; Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey; Lafayette College; and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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International Students Interested in Economics and Management (Simplified Chinese)

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致对经济管理感兴趣的国际学生

艾尔比奥大学欢迎国际学生。学校有越来越多的学生来自美国之外。

为什么选择艾尔比奥大学学习经济管理?

艾尔比奥大学的经济管理系为学生将来在商业、政府、或非营利机构发展事业提供途径。我们专业的毕业生在就业或者申请研究生院方面相当成功。这些成功使得从艾尔比奥大学取得经济管理学位成为一项对未来的有益投资。

艾尔比奥大学为有学术才能的国际学生提供了安全的环境,帮助他们了解美国。因为美国经济的重要性,拥有在美国生活学习过的经历对将来致力于商业或政府领域的学生有特别的价值。国际学生在艾尔比奥大学学习也会增加美国学生的教育经验。

FASB Executives Shed Light on Accounting Standards for All

Ed Jenkins and James LeisenringSouthern Michigan professionals joined Albion students, faculty, and guests for a fascinating and frank panel discussion of accounting standards issues April 5 in the Science Complex atrium. Two former directors of the Financial Accounting Standards Board plus a current senior FASB adviser presented an open panel discussion as part of a three-day visiting program for Gerstacker Institute and accounting students.

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International Student Profile: Chen Chen, '11 (Simplified Chinese)

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请问你是哪里人?

我来自中国南京。在艾尔比奥大学之前,我就读于南京外国语学校。

你为什么会选择艾尔比奥大学?

我搜索了关于艾尔比奥在美国的新闻与大学排名。令我印象深刻的排名和小班授课,还有对本人的个性发展和进一步研究提供有利条件。学校慷慨的提供国际学生奖学金,这对我也非常有帮助。

你最喜欢艾尔比奥大学的哪一方面?

在这里的教授!他们帮助我找到我生命中的激情,并能够连接到我的工作和我的未来。我最喜欢的一位教授最近退休了,但我仍然与他保持联系。

你在本校就读的是什么专业?

经济学和管理学,重点着重于会计专业。对于幼年的爱好,我也同时完成了对物理的副修。

你参与了本校哪些课外活动呢?

我加入了艾尔比奥大学会计学会。每一年,我都负责帮助学校填写个人所得税。我也曾参与并组织中国学生联盟会的活动,但大部分时间我会帮助本科生搜索研究计划项目(FURSCA)。

毕业后你有什么计划吗?

我今年5月份就毕业了,并且已经找到一份非常值得羡慕的工作,

Ernst&Young公司我将会是一名审计师。(美国安永会计事务所,世界四大会计事务所之一)。

那么你一年里会有多少薪水呢?

现在,我的起薪是五万美金一年。

你为什么会想在美国工作呢?

我希望我的美国文凭,可以给我更多的工作经验。计划在10年里,我可以回中国工作。这样也确保了我在中国的收入稳定。

Saltzman Featured in Recent News Stories on Labor

Albion College economics and management chair and professor Greg Saltzman has been used as a source in recent Dayton (Ohio) Daily News articles about state governments and public employee unions. His research interests include labor law, management-union relations, employee benefits, health services, and labor union political action.

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International Student Profile

Chen Chen, '11Chen Chen, '11

Chen graduated cum laude from Albion College in 2011 with a B.A. in economics and management.

Where are you from?
I am from Nanjing, China. I attended Nanjing Foreign Language School before coming to Albion College.

Why did you choose Albion?
I learned about Albion looking at U.S. News & World Report. I was impressed with the ranking, small size, personal attention, and research opportunities. I also liked the generous scholarships available for international students.

What is your favorite thing about Albion?
The professors! They helped me find my passion in life and were able to connect me to my future job. One of my favorite professors retired recently but I still stay in touch with him regularly.

What is your academic major?
Economics and management with an accounting focus. I am also pursuing physics as a minor.

What extracurricular activities are you involved in?
The Albion College Accounting Society. Every year, I volunteer to fill out people’s income taxes. I also help plan activities with the Chinese Student Union but mostly I am busy with undergraduate research (FURSCA).

What will you do after you graduate?
I will graduate this year and I already have a job lined up with Ernst and Young. I will be an auditor.

How much will your salary be per year?
Right now, my starting salary is $50,000 a year.

Why do you want to work in the United States?
I want to use my U.S. diploma to gain experience here so that within 10 years I can go back and work in China. By doing this, I can start at a higher level of income in China

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