It’s no secret that the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University has made a concerted effort over the last decade to better involve its students, faculty and programs in the global marketplace through education, research, study abroad and student exchange opportunities.
Ednilson Bernardes, associate professor of supply chain management, is, in part, responsible for getting the supply chain program off the ground so quickly at the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University – and this month, he has another honor attached to his name.
West Virginia Executive recognized true Mountaineer spirit and a force within the state’s business community, naming two-time West Virginia University College of Business and Economics graduate Donald F. Mock III to the Young Guns Class of 2016.
Announcement of new Mylan Park complex reflects work of B&E students through Experiential Learning Center
As with any great team effort, there is usually a story behind the story. The announcement earlier this month of a $25-30 million project to plan and build a state-of-the-art aquatic and track complex at Mylan Park in Morgantown has such a story, one that has the fingerprints of WVU’s business school.
B&E’s MSIR Advisory Council has elected a new chairman in a man who has long-served the group, and is known as a big contributor.
Congleton wakes up and writes every day from 6:30 a.m. to noon before coming in to work at the College of Business and Economics to teach in the early afternoon, attend committee meetings and tend to students’ needs until the evenings. With multiple simultaneous book projects on the horizon, he also takes time to write on the weekends.
“Just during weekdays, 50 hours is a light work week for me,” he said.
B&E’s December commencement will include nine Camp Dawson graduates in the online Executive MBA program at West Virginia's College of Business and Economics, a program widely known as one of the Best Online Program for Veterans by the U.S. News & World Report.
The Robbins Center for Global Business and Strategy has been one of the “best kept secrets” at B&E for its three years of existence.
“Not for long,” said David Dawley, associate professor of management and industrial relations, and the new director for the Robbins Center. “I’m here to make sure of that.”
A student from the College of Business and Economics has taken West Virginia University’s Homecoming King crown for the second year in a row.
“There is this old saying, ‘Be kinder than you need to because you never know what people are carrying with them.’ And I think that is very true. You never know what burdens people are carrying with them, and so I try to follow the philosophy of being as kind as possible,” Tina Bigalke, Vice President of HR Global Operations, Global Procurement & R&D at PepsiCo, said about advice she gives gives to students today.