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MBA students to develop UGG “pop-up shop”

Dave Gruver

Four College of Business and Economics MBA students will be busy this summer traveling to New York City, meeting garment executives and learning the ins and outs of distribution channels for loungewear.

B&E alumnus Bonasso inducted into Who’s Who in West Virginia Business

Bonasso is pictured at Who’s Who in West Virginia Business induction ceremonies in Charleston with fellow B&E graduate Governor Earl Ray Tomblin. Photo courtesy of the State Journal

When Michael Bonasso was inducted into Who’s Who in West Virginia Business on May 1, the event was representative of the hard work this B&E alumnus has undertaken all his life.

Hall named 2014-15 president of Association of Private Enterprise Education

B&E’s Dr. Joshua Hall, left, is presented the gavel from the Association of Private Enterprise Education after being named 2014-15 president at the association’s annual conference in Las Vegas. Pictured at right is outgoing president Peter J. Boettke of George Mason University.

The Association of Private Enterprise Education (APEE) has elected Dr. Joshua C. Hall, assistant professor of Economics at the College of Business and Economics, as 2014-15 APEE President.

Professor: One must understand to communicate

Charles McAliley

As a lad in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., Charles McAliley liked to hunt, fish and explore. He would spend hours on the forest trails, roving between his favorite haunts, listening to the wilderness sounds and imagining what young boys imagine. 

There’s a bug in my soup that everybody can see

 Professor Ajay Aluri

When Professor Ajay Aluri travels to Los Angeles next month to speak at HITEC, the world’s largest hospitality technology show, he expects it to be a game changer for B&E's Hospitality & Tourism program.

Commencement 2014

On May 10, the West Virginia University Coliseum was filled with thousands of people as families traveled from near and far to watch more than 600 business and economics students graduate. There were many notable figures present to help celebrate the momentous occasion. 

William “Bill” Sheedy, a 1988 alumnus and Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy, M&A, Government Relations and Europe for Visa, addressed the B&E graduates.