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MBA students partner with University of Münster for virtual group presentations

students having a virtual meeting

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.

Bernardes impacts supply chain management program

Ednilson Bernardes giving a presentation

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.

B&E alum named to 2016 WV Executive Young Guns

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.

Roger Congleton, BB&T Professor of Economics: Have laptop, will travel

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. 

Faculty Feature: Dr. David Dawley

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.”

MSIR alumna, PepsiCo VP gives back through scholarship

“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.