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Distinguished Speaker Series to welcome EXIM President, Chairman Kim Reed

West Virginia University's John Chambers College of Business and Economics and the WVU College of Law are holding a joint Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Kimberly A. Reed, president and chairman of the Board of Directors of the federal Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). 

The event will be held on Monday, March 2, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Marlyn E. Lugar Courtroom at the WVU College of Law.

Chambers College gains new student organization for supply chain management

Students in the Global Supply Chain Management program of West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics now have choices when it comes to building their professional skills through student organizations. This semester, WVU started its own student affiliate chapter of the Association for Supply Chain Management.

Founded in 1957 as the American Production and Inventory Control Society, APICS is the largest non-profit association for supply chain and is considered the global leader in supply chain organizational transformation, innovation and leadership. The student affiliate chapter is under the supervision of the APICS Pittsburgh Chapter and will receive its charter on Feb. 26.

WVU Chambers College to add economics to growing list of graduate programs

This fall, West Virginia University's John Chambers College of Business and Economics will accept the first group of students into its online master’s program in economics. The master’s in economics is a one-year full-time program, split into 10 credits per semester over three semesters.

“I think it fits nicely with what we’re doing with all of the graduate professional programs in terms of experiential education,” said Joshua Hall, chair of the Department of Economics. “I’m working with a number of state-based organizations and government entities on the capstone program.”

WVU Chambers College’s Corporate Social Responsibility course to award grants for community initiatives

Each spring, the Corporate Social Responsibility class within West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics offers monetary grants to support community initiatives, and non-profit agencies serving the greater Morgantown area are encouraged to apply for the 2020 grant.

“Part of the objective of the class is to learn to function as a Board of Directors who have operations over this foundation of money,” said Suzanne Gosden Kitchen, assistant chair of the Department of Management. “They have to figure out how to get agencies to apply for the money, and then they have to make deliberations on how to award out the money." 

Chambers College launches new Healthcare MBA program

West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics is launching a new graduate program to meet the booming healthcare industry’s current and future need for professionals with strong foundations in effective business practices through the lens of healthcare. 

Madelyn Harvey Poses in Lab Coat to Promote MBA Program

Potomac Highlands counties to unveil Action Plan for Economic Prosperity

(The unveiling will be held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 17, 2020 in Room 104B of the Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College in Moorefield.)

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The five-county area comprising West Virginia’s Potomac Highlands could improve economically by embracing and promoting its regional identity, according to a new study by three West Virginia University centers.’

The next chapter: Chambers College celebrates December 2019 graduates

West Virginia University’s John Chambers College of Business and Economics welcomed 179 newly minted graduates to a group of accomplished alumni. During Saturday’s commencement ceremony, the Chambers College conferred 143 bachelor’s degrees and 36 master’s degrees.

“Commencement is always one of the highlights of the year, and we couldn’t be more proud of our graduates,” said Graham Peace, associate dean for Academic Affairs and Undergraduate Programs for the Chambers College. “They’re going to go onto great things in life, and we look forward to seeing what they achieve.” 

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We have had a busy and exciting year here at the John Chambers College of Business and Economics, and we thank you all for following along with us.