Coronavirus Update

In-person classes will not resume for the spring semester. Classes resumed through remote instruction on March 30 and will continue until the end of the semester. Find full details of changes to the University’s schedule and operations, and additional information regarding our response to COVID-19 at

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Centers & Institutes

Barney has five centers and institutes.

The Barney School of Business proudly house several academic centers that have been established to expand knowledge and understanding of business and business practices. The centers support undergraduate and graduate study, encourage faculty and student research, as well as, sponsor symposia, seminars and workshops on a variety of critical topics.

Risk and Disruptive Technology Institute

Students from business, computer science, engineering, health professions, and statistics engage together in innovative projects, research, and other coursework.

R.C. Knox Center

The Center expands knowledge and understanding of Insurance and Risk Management.

Entrepreneurial Center & Women's Business Center

The Entrepreneurial Center & Women's Business Center provides hands-on coaching and business training for new and expanding small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs.

Upper Albany Main Street

Each year, students gain valuable entrepreneurial experience assisting small businesses through supervised micro business incubator consulting projects.

Women's Business Center

WBC training and advising are focused on the learning styles, qualities, and particular needs that women bring to business.