Larry Gies Urges 2018 Graduates to “Find Your Why”

The 2018 Convocation of Gies College of Business was a time to celebrate the success and accomplishments of the 1,824 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree recipients who participated in the ceremony. Included among that graduating class were 32 members of … Continued

Three Gies Accounting alumni win Elijah Watt Sells Award

Please join us in congratulating the following Gies Business alumni as recipients of the prestigious Elijah Watt Sells Award given by the American Institute of CPAS (AICPA). The 2017 awards were given to 58 CPA candidates (out of 95,858 total … Continued

Alumni named to Crain’s 20 In Their 20s

Dan Klein and Lucas Frye have been named to the 2018 Crain’s Chicago Business 20 In Their 20s.   Dan Klein Dan Klein remembers the day he decided to start a company: Feb. 24, 2009. Sitting in a teahouse in … Continued

Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby Will Teach in Malaysia

Graduating senior and new Fulbright Scholar Rachel Jacoby ’18 ACCY/BA views her business education much differently than when she first arrived on the University of Illinois campus. Then, she was expecting to travel along a fairly conventional course. “When I … Continued