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Alum/student relationship blossoms over love of business, brewing

If you’ve been in the working world for long, you know what a difference a little touch of luck can make.

MBA student Jess Bibbee realized that this fall.

Lantz invests time, resources into helping students grow

Susan Lantz

Few individuals are as dedicated to the success of first-year college students as Dr. Susan Jennings Lantz. If anyone knows and understands the obstacles first year students face, she does. Her background is in higher education, but it’s a non-traditional one compared to most faculty. That’s what sets her apart.

Sartarelli visits China to recruit, see alumni and meet with educational partners

Zito in China

When WVU College of Business and Economics Milan Puskar Dean Jose “Zito” Sartarelli visited China last month, he had a busy schedule: help an accompanying WVU delegation recruit new students; spend some time with distinguished B&E alumni; and expand and deepen established relationships with universities there.

Marketing Professor Named Mentor of the Year

Paula FItzgerald and doctoral candidate Joshua Dorsey

On November 1, Dr. Paula Fitzgerald was presented the Faculty Mentor of the Year Award by the Southern Regional Educational Board’s Compact for Faculty Diversity. Joshua Dorsey, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Marketing and Dr. Fitzgerald’s mentee, submitted the nomination.