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Meet Vivian: B&E’s furriest staff member and new therapy dog

Vivian sitting with kids 

I f you see a white, fluffy golden doodle running toward you in the halls of the  West Virginia University  College of Business and Economics , don’t be alarmed – that’s the newest member of the B&E family, Vivian, B&E’s therapy dog. She just wants to shower you with kisses and play tug-of-war. 

Reyes excited to assume dean’s role on July 1

When Dr. Javier Reyes officially becomes the Milan Puskar Dean of the College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University next week, a new chapter in the history of the business school will start. And Reyes is beaming about the opportunity.

Former management professor Dieter Schaupp passes away on May 26

For four decades, Dr. Dietrich “Dieter” Schaupp proudly served the College of Business and Economics and West Virginia University. Schaupp passed away suddenly on May 26 in Morgantown from complications of a heart attack he suffered two days earlier. He was 75.

Management professors retire after years of service to B&E

After several years of service to West Virginia University and the College of Business and Economics, Professors Linda Sypolt and Tim Heames will hang up their teaching caps and retire at the end of summer. 

WVU business school communications team captures three PRSA Crystal Awards

The communications team at West Virginia University’s business school was honored with three awards at the Public Relations Society of America-West Virginia Crystal Awards Gala in Charleston on June 15.

The Office of Communications & Marketing at the WVU College of Business and Economics was presented a Crystal Award and two honorable mention awards at the annual event, held this year at the Culture Center at the State Capitol Complex.

WVU named top North American sales school for fifth consecutive year

The Professional Sales Institute at West Virginia University has been named to the 2016 “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” listing for the fifth consecutive year by the Sales Education Foundation. WVU appeared on the yearly list published in the SEF annual magazine recognizing top sales schools in North America and internationally.

In its recognition as a top sales school, the SEF ranking shows that WVU has a specialty area in professional sales at B&E, is a sales competition participant and provides a sales internship program. WVU’s Professional Sales Institute operates in the College of Business and Economics.