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Coming Soon: B&E Magazine Spring/Summer 2018 issue

There are so many exciting things happening at the WVU College of Business and Economics, and we’ve captured some of them in B&E Magazine! The new edition should make it way to you in the next few weeks, but here’s a taste of what you’ll see:

WVU educator in free enterprise economics recognized with international organization’s outstanding scholar award

The director of the Center for Free Enterprise at West Virginia University has been recognized with an award for scholarly accomplishments by the Association of Private Enterprise Education.

Dr. Joshua Hall, who is also an associate professor of economics at WVU’s College of Business and Economics, was recently presented with the APEE Distinguished Scholar Award. The award is presented each year to a member of APEE who has, over a sustained period of years, made a significant contribution to the research and literature of free market economics.

WVU welcomes Governor’s School for Entrepreneurship high school students

The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics welcomed 29 innovative West Virginia high school students to campus this week for the 2018 Governor’s School for Entrepreneurship (GSE).

Cohosted by the West Virginia Department of Education, the students will spend the next three weeks on campus, learning the skills and mindset to create, innovate and problem solve through courses, discussions, games, adventure and experiential learning activities like the Challenge Course at the WVU Outdoor Education Center, working in new venture teams and the “trash to treasure” exercise. Activities and courses are taught and overseen by WVU and B&E faculty including Dr. Elizabeth Vitullo, Assistant Dean for B&E Graduate Programs, and Carrie White, Director of the WVU LaunchLab, as well as other experts from across campus and around the state.