More than business. 
Business on purpose.

Knowledge alone won’t change the world. For that you need something more. Discover it at Gies College of Business. 

At Gies, everything we do is designed to help you connect the dots between your education and a purposeful future. Our programs encourage big thinking and big ideas. Our faculty and staff guide you to think beyond the possible. Your fellow students challenge your assumptions and help you invent new ways to make a difference. 

Gies provides the environment and resources that foster meaningful actions, empower you to make your mark, and put your purpose into practice – to make the world a better place.

Denise Lewis Loyd named Associate Dean for Equity
Gies Business awarded IDEAS grant to pilot Sophomore Year of Purpose
Dean Brown named Poets and Quants Dean of the Year (video)

Gies News and Events

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PODCAST: Secret Service agent turned iMBA student Lucy Chang Evans

Lucy Chang Evans has been everything from a civil engineer to a Secret Service agent to a stay-at-home mom. For most of her adult life, Lucy has walked the fine line of balancing ambition with circumstance – leading her down numerous paths including running for public office and going back to school at nearly 50 years old.

First Day of Instruction, Summer Term 2

Champaign , USA

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