Bolstering the mission to champion entrepreneurship across West Virginia is complex,
BrickStreet Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship called upon experts
to join the effort. Since it is housed in the
West Virginia University
College of Business and Economics, the Center gathered influential members
of West Virginia’s entrepreneurial community to create the BrickStreet Center Advisory
“We are pleased we were able to attract such high-level business and community
leaders to help the BrickStreet Center connect with the business community across
Steven Cutright, director of the Center, said. “Through their strong connections,
resources and knowledge, the mission of this council is to identify opportunities
and challenges throughout the state, which can benefit from the business services
and support programs offered by the BrickStreet Center.”
Throughout the Fall 2016 semester, the
BrickStreet Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship continued to prove its
mission of entrepreneurial education and state economic development by engaging
entrepreneurship students and local businesses, start-ups and organizations.
Steven Cutright’s Business Analysis and Planning course worked through the
Center, which is housed in the
West Virginia University
College of Business and Economics, to provide business, marketing, feasibility
and commercialization plans to nine businesses and organizations throughout the
A young man from Fayetteville, West Virginia, embarked on the path to be a veterinarian, but somewhere along the way he found an affinity for local and regional economic forecasting and policy analysis.
That man is Brian Lego. He is a research assistant professor for the West Virginia University Bureau of Business and Economic Research, which operates in the College of Business and Economics.
The online education arena is a crowded one, and programs offered at the College of Business and Economics have received national recognition by one of the most reputable sources in the country.
The Online Hybrid MBA program at West Virginia University has been ranked #47 in online MBA programs nationally by U.S. News & World Report, while the Online M.S. Business Data Analytics and Online M.S. in Forensic & Fraud Examination combined for a #66 ranking in the non-MBA category by U.S. News. The globally recognized publication made the announcements January 10 through its 2017 U.S. News Best Online Programs Rankings.