The weight of paper: How one piece of paper from Tippie changed a life

Sunday, November 22, 2020

It all started with a stack of papers piled high on a desk in Colotlán, Mexico. Young Anibal Mares Márquez (BBA20) looked at his accountant mother Carmen’s tower of work and was impressed.

Crafting student success

Wednesday, October 7, 2020

When John Hall (66MBA) launched Goose Island Brewing Company in 1988, he chose to support a local nonprofit, Erie Neighborhood House, during the brewery’s opening-day party. John ended up serving on their board for 30 years, and during those three decades of service, he developed a passion for supporting education—especially for first-generation college students.

Tippie Gateway opens doors for participants

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tippie Gateway started in 2015 to recruit populations underrepresented in business – women as well as first-generation, LGBTQ+, and students of color. It’s important to reach out to these students early – so that they take the necessary math requirements needed for college and/or business school. Many Tippie Gateway participants are entering their senior year of high school and still have time to make a decision about college. Five years in, the program graduated its first cohort in May. These students – who would have never explored a career in business - are set to make their contributions in the working world.

Small actions, big impacts: Stephen Belyn (BBA91) named Outstanding Accounting Alumnus

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Iowa has a special place in Stephen Belyn's life. He spent his formative years in Iowa City while his mother, Virginia Reynolds (PhD84; MA78), completed a master's and PhD in business education at the University of Iowa. When it came time for him to go to college, he returned to the place that felt like home.