|SOUTHEASTERN BUSINESS STUDENTS PRESENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
HAMMOND – Nine Southeastern
Louisiana University business students selected to participate in the College
of Business’ student research program presented their findings on Dec.
8 to an audience of faculty, family and friends.
The students were nominated
by faculty mentors to participate in the seventh year of PROFIT (“Preferred
Research Option for Intensive Training”), one of four special Southeastern
programs that give students the opportunity to work one-on-one with faculty
on research or creative projects.
Randy Settoon, dean of
the College of Business, said the students were to be ongratulated for
the excellence of their research and presentation skills.
Students and their projects
Bonneval, a general business major and graduating senior from Denham Springs,
presented a Smartboard PowerPoint report on “The Money Book for Young,
Fabulous, & Broke” by Suze Orman.
Korjenic, an international business major and graduating senior from Sarajvo,
Bosnia, gave a talk on culture versus economic development based on the
work of an economist and an anthropologist.
majors Ryan Englehardt, a senior from Abita Springs and Bryan Young, a
from Bradenton, Fla., presented an analysis of Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Roques of Ponchatoula, a marketing major and graduating senior, presented
her findings on consumer satisfaction and preference at the Bath and Body
Works shop in Hammond.
Ormsby of Slidell and Alexandros Stylianou of Port Jefferson, N.Y., both
marketing majors and graduating seniors, acted as trainers of recruiters
for the Walt Disney World College, presenting a time line of activities
for an on-campus program.
Faculty mentors were David Wyld,
management; Aristides Baraya, foreign languages and general business; Department
Head Rakesh Duggal, finance; Thomas Lipscomb, marketing and psychology;
and Sandra McKay, marketing.