In the College of Business and Economics, we’re learning together to meet the opportunities and challenges of a competitive world. Our students are ready to succeed — and lead — come graduation day.
Please consider giving to one of the funds vital to our students’ continued success:
Ghazi's Honorary Scholarship Fund
Professor “Ghazi” Ghazanfar passed away on March 11, 2021. Ghazi began 40 years of teaching at the University of Idaho in the fall of 1968. Retiring as emeritus faculty in 2002 from the College of Business and Economics (CBE), he continued teaching part-time through the spring of 2008.
Ghazi was known for his outreach and impact on fellow faculty, and the university recognized his positive influence across the institution with the Idaho Treasure Award in 2010.
U of I and our alumni are honoring the impact of Ghazi’s life by endowing this scholarship in his name. CBE is encouraging all those he helped along their journey to recognize his influence with a contribution to this honorary scholarship.
CBE Barker Trading Program and Capital Management Fund
This program uses real trading platforms and live markets to help students develop strategies and skills to manage financial assets and instruments. Students can also apply to trade funded accounts, manage financed portfolios with a team and develop their own risk management strategies. This program also offers a Trading and Capital Management Certificate, ensuring graduates are employer-ready and prepared to apply their experience across multiple industries.
Your gift to The Barker Trading and Capital Management Program continue to make these student experiences possible.
CBE Dean’s Excellence Fund
This fund has been vital in helping faculty and students adapt and succeed during a year impacted by COVID-19. It also allowed us to increase outreach to prospective Vandals and provide information about the life-changing opportunities at CBE. As we prepare students for a more traditional college experience this fall, this fund will resume supporting:
- Travel for Executive Shadow students visiting companies across the Pacific Northwest to learn from industry-leading executives.
- Networking nights with corporate recruiters where students practice networking skills to help land their first, post-degree employment position.
- Travel for students participating in Vandal Student Enterprises that allows them tour financial exchanges and companies, and also network with contacts across the country.
These opportunities and more are made available to all students, regardless of their financial resources, through your gift to the Dean’s Excellence Fund.