An award-winning year for Quinlan students
It’s been a successful school year for Quinlan, with student teams earning top awards and recognition across a variety of competitions and areas of business.
First Place: APICS International Student Team Competition
A Quinlan team celebrated a major victory by taking home first place in the International Student Team Competition, a global supply chain competition. The students were challenged by APICS to solve complex supply chain problems. Only 14 teams worldwide qualified for the global competition after winning their respective regional and continental competitions. Read more →
Top Honors: Teradata Partners Conference
Two teams of undergraduate students bested teams from around the world to emerge victorious at the 2017 Teradata Partners Conference. The competition was a culmination of nine months of hard work by the students, starting in January 2017 when they began working with real world datasets provided by Rise Against Hunger and GE Transportation. Read more →
Second Place: Deloitte FanTAXtic
A team of undergraduate accounting students won second place at the national Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student tax case study competition. The interactive program includes case simulation, role playing, and presentations which provide students with insights and perspectives on challenges facing the profession today, future trends, and the overall changing business tax marketplace. Read more →
Honorable Mention: Collegiate ECHO Marketing Challenge
Two teams of undergraduates and a graduate team bested over 200 other international teams to advance to the Collegiate ECHO Marketing Challenge’s semi-final round, in which both Quinlan undergraduate teams earned recognition among the top five undergraduate teams. Read more →
Second Place: PwC Challenge
A team of students placed second at PwC’s Challenge case competition in Chicago. The students analyzed a real-world business problem and presented their recommendations to a panel of PwC professionals. Read more →
Bronze: GfK NextGen Marketing Research Competition
Seniors Alejandra Jimenez and Emily Brown earned the bronze award in the 2017-18 GfK NextGen Marketing Research competition with the support of faculty advisor Stacy Neier Beran, PhD. See team photo →
Sponsored by market research firm GfK, the competition tests the marketing and research knowledge of undergraduate student researchers from throughout North America. The students’ winning research focused on consumers' use of mobile behaviors prior to and after an in-store experience. Read GfK's press release →
Since Quinlan teams began participating in the competition in 2013, Quinlan has won twice and has placed among the finalists every year.