Some business schools will have professors who are excellent
teachers. Others will have professors who do outstanding
research. Some will have individuals with excellent academic
credentials. And some will have professors who have had business
experience. What is unique about the faculty in general in
our College of Business is that they possess all four of
What this implies is that not only are they excellent professors,
but also superb mentors. Should you have questions regarding
a course, stop by for a chat. Think a paper you have written
might be worthy of publication? Inquire about how to proceed,
what format to use, which journals or magazines to approach.
Considering a Ph.D. graduate school? Faculty have advanced
degrees from the likes of Cambridge, MIT, Colorado, Pittsburgh,
Yale, UCLA, Washington, Rutgers, Northwestern, Michigan State,
and so on. They are acquainted with the strengths and weakness
of many of the schools you might consider. Not sure what
area of marketing in which to narrow your job search? Wondering
about the opportunities for you with an economics or computer
information systems degree? Concerned about whether you should
apply to public or private accounting firms? Eager to find
an in-road with an international firm? With the substantial
business experience of our faculty, these are the types of
questions with which they can ably assist.
Not only are our faculty excellent, they are improving.
HPU’s College of Business Administration only hires
faculty who will make the College better. This year that
faculty member is Dr. Aytun Ozturk. He has a B.S. in Operations
Research from the University of California – Berkeley
and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University
of Pittsburgh. He has worked on improving work flow processes
for Packard Bell, NEC, and UPS.
So the next time you begin to feel nervous about course
content, how to manage the publishing maze, what graduate
school to apply to, or how to frame your job search, stop
by the office of your favorite professor in our College of
Business. Don’t be shy. We’re all here for the
same reason: to help you succeed.