Alumni Relations

DSB Alumni



The Doermer School of Business was named after a very successful, local businessman who believes that "partnerships between business schools and local businesses are extremely beneficial to both parties." To that end, our faculty members are very connected to local businesses and provide students with experience and insight by working on real-world projects. Our school offers opportunities for learning abroad, entrepreneurship, learning RFID technology and SAP, internships, co-operative education, project work, teamwork, and research. Only about 30 percent of business schools in the country have this accreditation, and ours is the only program in northeast Indiana to have this distinction. So read on and explore all of our academic options to find one that is right for you.

The staff and faculty of the Doermer School of Business wants success from the students inside the school. IPFW is proud to have 42 alumni owned businesses, many of which were a result of their education at the Doermer School, Countless other IPFW alumni of the college serve in high-level executive positions.


MBA Open House - February 16 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm



February 14, 2017
IPFW Ranks Among Best in Nation for CPA Exam Pass Rate

FORT WAYNE, Ind.—The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) recently announced the results of the 2016 Uniform CPA Examinations. Among medium-sized programs, IPFW Department of Accounting and Finance, in the Doermer School of Business, ranked No. 38 in the nation for its students’ first-time pass rate.

February 10, 2017

IPFW alumna Janet Iden Kamdar and alumnus Daniel Gebhart were awarded Honorary Lifetime Board Member (Kamdar) and Distinguished Service Award (Gebhart). 

Read the Winter 2017 issue of the Doermer Difference

Give Back

Are you interested in giving back to the Business School? Consider giving to one of the following funds or scholarships:

  • Accounting and Finance Gift Fund
  • Graduate Scholarship
  • Accounting Scholarship
  • Business and Management Sciences
  • International Program Gift Fund
  • IPFW Foundation Business and Management Discretionary Fund
  • IPFW Foundation Economics  Discretionary Fund
  • Management and Marketing Gift Fund

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Get Involved

Every Monday our undergraduate business students will be receiving an E-newsletter to keep them informed about events going on around campus, important deadlines, and events going on in the business world.


Holly Lara, Assistant to the Dean

Mailing Address:
Doermer School of Business NF360
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 Coliseum Blvd. East
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499