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Let's Talk Business: Leading Through Service

In West Virginia, one in nine adults face hunger, while the same statistic for children is even higher at one in seven.

Considering this information, the Chambers College’s MBA program service group felt that we would have the greatest impact on our community by assisting Pantry Plus More in their mission to supply families in need with basic daily necessities and school supplies.

Chambers Wrapped

The holidays are here, and it’s time to unwrap a year filled with milestones, achievements and impactful moments that have shaped the Chambers College community. Join us in celebrating the hard work of our business students, the unwavering support of our alumni, and the dedication of our faculty and staff. 

Fall 2023 Department Digest

Every semester brings new opportunities and possibilities – and that means new research and publications. Read up on what our faculty and staff have been up to this past semester.

New paths are always emerging in business – and in business education, embracing them gives us an edge. John Saldanha, Sears Chair in Global Supply Chain Management and director of the Wehrle Global Supply Chain Lab, wrote for AACSB, the Chambers College’s accrediting body, about the pros and cons of incorporating VR technology into the classroom.

Winter 2023 Graduation: A New Generation of Business Professionals

Another December has come, and another class of business students is going forth to change the world.

On Saturday, December 16, 272 students graduated from the Chambers College, 164 of them undergraduates and 108 of them graduate students. They will go on to work at Big Four accounting firms, nonprofits, government agencies. Some will continue their educations; others will focus on building careers.

Building hospitality leaders: $7M gift from Hardy family, Nemacolin Resort supports WVU students through renewable source

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - West Virginia University is on the front lines of building leaders in the hospitality industry, thanks to a student-focused gift from a neighboring luxury resort and the family who has shepherded it to success.

The generative $7 million investment from the Hardy family and Nemacolin resort – announced Friday (Nov. 24) as part of Light Up Nemacolin – will open doors for future generations of Mountaineers majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management in the John Chambers College of Business and Economics.

A Light in the Tunnel

“It’s a running joke in my family that if you want something to happen, let Naimat take care of it.” 

Talk to Naimat Khani for an hour or two and you’ll quickly learn how true that is. A sophomore at the Chambers College, Khani is majoring in management with an emphasis in human resources.  

Mind Over Mountains: Chambers Student Helps Others Find Purpose

Every WVU student is different, and between their first class and their graduation, they all walk a different path. A new week can present a new assignment, an unforeseen complication, an unexpected challenge – and not all of them are easily surmountable.

The Chambers College has many resources to help students through those trying times, such as the Becker AeSC and a fully-staffed Advising office. It also has a graduate assistant with a background in psychology who focuses exclusively on helping students overcome those obstacles. His name is Ryan Slaughter.

Q&A with Haley Wiseman

Originally from Elkview, West Virginia – about 15 minutes outside of Charleston – Haley Wiseman was attracted to the online MS Human Resources Leadership program because of the flexibility it offered.

Hear more about Wiseman’s experiences and why she would recommend the program to anyone hoping to continue their education while also maintaining a work-life balance.