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Online MBA students from out-of-WV get break

Students who live outside of West Virginia who want to enroll in the online EMBA program just saw a big impediment removed.

The program was launched in the fall of 2010 and began with a large additional cost for students who are not West Virginia residents.

Prof takes forensic accounting to Middle East

Dr. Scott Fleming traveled nearly 14,000 miles round trip in May to bring the B&E Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination (FAFE) program to the Middle East.

He presented a three-day workshop on the topic in Bahrain, which many consider the financial capital of the Middle East.

Work study beneficial in more ways than one

B&E accepting nominations for West Virginia Business Hall of Fame

WANTED: Outstanding members of the business community who have shown extraordinary leadership, demonstrated a commitment to their community and have strong ties to West Virginia.

West Virginia University's College of Business and Economics is now accepting nominations of individuals for induction into the West Virginia Business Hall of Fame. Nominations will remain open through August 15, 2012, with the induction ceremony scheduled for November 8 in Morgantown.

B&E gears up for A State of Minds campaign

Taking a rapidly growing college to new and greater heights requires establishing new relationships, enhancing existing relationships and acquiring resources.

As a result, West Virginia University's College of Business and Economics has assembled an expanded development team to meet these challenges. This new team's first charge will be fundraising for the University-wide A State of Minds: The Campaign for West Virginia's University, which was publicly launched on June 2.

WVU ranked in top 60 North American sales schools for professional sales education

The art and science of sales touches our lives every day, so to be recognized for being very good at it is, well, a "big deal."

The University Sales Education Foundation (USEF) has named West Virginia University a 2012 Top University for Professional Sales Education, according to recently released USEF rankings. WVU's Professional Sales Institute, part of the College of Business and Economics (B&E), is ranked in the USEF Top North American Sales Schools.

2001 marketing grad starts business from suitcase

They don't teach this in marketing classes, but it worked.

Anu Madan walked into a salon/boutique in South Beach, Miami, with a suitcase full of her own fashion designs. The 2001 marketing graduate wanted to sell them.

B&E alumnus makes first major gift in public phase of WVU fundraising campaign

Doug Van Scoy wears several hats when it comes to his alma mater. Alumnus, board member, mentor, advisor, campaign chairman and donor. Make that “major donor.”

Doug and Pam Van Scoy’s gift of $1.5 million to West Virginia University’s College of Business and Economics is only the latest gesture of their love for the place where they both earned degrees. The donation is the first major gift in the public phase of the WVU Foundation’s A State of Minds comprehensive private fundraising campaign, which began June 2.