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Class project becomes a career for advertising student

Armand Patella III has always had grand ideas.

But it wasn’t until the  West Virginia University advertising graduate was given a class project allowing him to use those ideas that he really took off – turning his project into a business.

Two WVU teams capture grand prizes at state business plan competition


If you think there’s a shortage of good ideas for West Virginia-based businesses, think again. The two winning teams in the 2010-11 West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition are living proof that solid business ideas have a real shot at becoming real businesses in the state.

B&E seeks candidates for Fred T. Tattersall Distinguished Chair of Finance

A renowned investment expert and prominent Richmond, Virginia businessman has presented a gift of $3 million to the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics.

The gift, which will be paid over three years, represents the largest single donation for an endowed faculty chair position in University history and the largest single donation ever to the WVU College of Business and Economics.

2011 mock labor negotiation ends in stalemate

management team