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Finance course to add value for real world

A new focus area in finance will soon give undergraduate students in that department a boost toward careers in financial planning.

Dr. Naomi Boyd

Gov. Manchin honors B&E senior

In July, Gov. Joe Manchin honored WVU management senior and Student Government Association President Chris Lewallen with the Governor’s Service Award for volunteer work in Sunnyside, a section of Morgantown near the downtown campus.

Sunnyside Up Executive Director Jim Hunt nominated Lewallen, who is from Alderson, W.Va, and the award was presented during the Faces of Leadership conference in Charleston. Lewallen’s award is for the young adult category.

Marketing grad is in the ball park for internship

Warren Hypes, a 2010 marketing graduate of the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics, is an intern with the Tampa Bay Rays major league baseball team.

Warren Hypes

A Delicious Partnership

Taziki’s Mediterranean Café, a restaurant donated by B&E alumni Michael Bodnar and Doug VanScoy, officially opened in the WVU Mountainlair on August 20. WVU President Dr. James P. Clements was the first official customer at the restaurant, which will give all of its net proceeds to B&E.

In West Virginia, hospitality doesn’t just mean a warm welcome and a friendly disposition.

Alumni Spotlight: Robert Booth Goodwin

When R. Booth Goodwin II was a teenager, he knew he wanted to be a lawyer. And to say that desire was genetic is a bit of an understatement.

Booth Goodwin

Alumni Spotlight: David Legg

David Legg did two tours of duty and flew a helicopter during the Vietnam War; in fact, he was among the last combat troops to fly out of Plaku airfield when the Paris Peace Accords were signed in 1973.

David Legg

WVU grad named VP of Harlem Globetrotters

A 2001 graduate of WVU’s College of Business and Economics has been named vice president for partnership marketing and sales for the Harlem Globetrotters.

Brian Cleek