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Bengal Business
Final Thursday of Every Month @ 7:30 p.m.

Archived Bengal Business Episodes

The Bengal Business Radio Show examines a wide range of business topics across industries and highlights the impact of our ISU College of Business faculty and alumni.  Each episode features an ISU College of Business alumni who is a senior executive at a leading organization sharing their experiences, thoughts on current business related events, and advice for business professionals and entrepreneurs.  In addition, each episode features an interview with an ISU College of Business professor where they discuss their research,  the impact it has on helping to solve current business problems and innovative things they are working on in the classroom.

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Latest Episodes
  • In the July, 2021 episode of the Bengal Business Radio Show Dr. Shane Hunt visits with ISU alumnus Paris Cole of Truckstop.com about managing after the pandemic and some of the unique challenges he’s facing. Then, Dean Hunt welcomes Dr. Karl Geisler, ISU professor of Economics, for a conversation about inflation and when we might see prices stabilize.
  • This edition of the Bengal Business Radio Show features a short interview with ISU Alumna Sophia Perry. The documentary produced by Forrest Burger featuring Sophia and other College of Business students has been nominated for an Emmy award by the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In the second half of the program Dr. Hunt welcomes Finance Professor Dr. Jeff Brookman for a conversation about inflation and some of the challenges facing the economy.
  • Dr. Shane Hunt is joined by Steve Skaggs, the 2021 College of Business Professional Achievement Award winner. In the second half of the program Dean Hunt welcomes ISU Professor of Management Tyler Burch.
  • Dr. Shane Hunt meets with Melissa Lowry, a proud ISU College of Business Alum and Vice President of Marketing and Branding at Zelle about her career and the future of Marketing. Also joining Dr. Hunt is Accounting Professor Dawn Konicek talking about the great work of ISU College of Business Faculty and Students supporting the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program in Southeastern Idaho.
  • Dr. Shane Hunt meets with Sandee Gehrke, a proud ISU College of Business Alum and Vice President of System Operations at St. Luke's hospital. Also joining Dr. Hunt is Ann Swanson, Director of the Southeast Idaho Small Business Development Center, and Chase Downs, a Graduate student of ISU who's working with Swanson.
  • Dr. Shane Hunt, host of Bengal Business, meets with Kelly Hirning, and ISU Alum and the owner of Hirning Buick GMC Pocatello dealership. Also joining him is Neal Tocher, Chair of the Department of Management & Marketing, and Tara Smith, Director of Undergraduate Programs in the College of Business.
  • This month we have ISU College of Business alum Roger Akers talking about his career and the advice he has for entrepreneurs as well as Marketing Professor Dr. Nicole Hansen discussing the future of marketing research and how consumer behavior has changed during the pandemic.