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Marketing Department at SDSU's College of Business Announces New Advisory Board


The College of Business Administration at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced the college's marketing department has initiated its first-ever advisory board.

Comprised of 14 leaders among various industries in San Diego, the Board will provide input on topics such as trends occurring in the marketplace, opportunities for student involvement and advocacy for financial support for the department.

“The inaugural members of the board comprise some of the most innovative marketing minds in San Diego,” commented Dr. George Belch, chair of the university's marketing department. “From high-tech to consumer services, from biomed to retail food, this group's diversity will provide us valuable input so we can integrate the most up-to-date practices with core principles in our curriculum.”

The board members come from San Diego's most successful companies such as Qualcomm, AMN Healthcare, PostalAnnex+, BioMed Realty Trust, Jack in the Box, Entropic Communications and more.

Steve Goble, vice president of marketing communications for Annex Brands Inc., will serve as chair for the board during its first year.

About the College of Business Administration

With nearly 5,000 students, SDSU's College of Business Administration is one of the largest business schools in the U.S. For over 50 years, the College has produced some of the most successful and influential business leaders in the world. For more information, visit

About SDSU

San Diego State University is the oldest and largest higher education institution in the San Diego region. Since it was founded in 1897, the university has grown to offer bachelor's degrees in 85 areas, master's degrees in 76 areas and doctorates in 21 areas. SDSU's approximately 31,000 students participate in an academic curriculum distinguished by direct contact with faculty and an increasing international emphasis that prepares them for a global future. For more information, visit

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