May 5, 2023

Appointments, honors and activities

  • Faculty and staff honors:

- Michael A. Campion, a professor in the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business, won the 2023 Distinguished Professional Contributions Award given by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. It is a lifetime achievement award for contributions to the improvement of practices in one’s profession. Purdue’s Herman C. Krannert Distinguished Professor of Management, Campion won the award for how his research has led to improvements in employment interviewing, the analysis and design of jobs and teams, and a wide range of topics in personnel selection including enhancing fairness, preventing discrimination, new hiring procedures that better predict job performance, and uses of artificial intelligence in hiring.

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  • Notables:

- INFORMS, the largest association for the decision and data sciences, has awarded its 2023 UPS George D. Smith Prize to the Business Analytics and Information Management (BAIM) programs at Purdue University’s Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business. The award, which is open to programs from all academic disciplines, recognizes excellence in preparing students to become practitioners of operations research and analytics.

- Months of hard work culminated on April 14 when the Purdue University Winter Guard performed at the Winter Guard International Independent A Class World Finals event in Dayton, Ohio. The team earned a season-high score of 94.270, which put it on the podium for a third-place finish, an all-time record for the group. This achievement marked the Winter Guard’s first appearance at the WGI Finals since 2015. The Winter Guard, composed of 31 Purdue students, meets three days a week to practice. They began rehearsing in early January after an audition process.

Nelly Mulleneaux, adjunct faculty in Purdue Global’s School of Business and Information Technology, recently served as a panelist for Women in Tech/Cybersecurity at the ChiCyberCon: Cyber Forensics and Security Conference, held on March 31 in Chicago. At the event, she talked about women’s roles in tech and cybersecurity industries, challenges and more.

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  • Rankings:

- Two programs in the Mitchell E. Daniels, Jr. School of Business have received recognition from CEO Magazine in the annual rankings produced by the publication. The Weekend MBA program was listed as a Tier One Global MBA program, the highest ranking in the survey. The Executive MBA program was ranked No. 21 globally among executive offerings. Rankings criteria for both include quality of faculty, international exposure, price, and professional development, among other factors.

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