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Chambers Wrapped

Our Greatest Hits from 2023

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. 

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📈 Enrollment highlights: 
  • Total business students: 3,638 
  • Graduate students: 692 (our largest graduate class on record!) 
  • Undergraduate students: 2,946 (our second-largest undergraduate class on record!) 
🌟 Student success snapshot: 
  • Retention rate: 82.3% (increased 2% from 2022) 
  • Students assisted by the Becker AeSC in AY ’22-‘23: 2,116 (doubled since moving into Reynolds Hall)
  • Freshmen study hours at the Becker AeSC: 7,758 in the first semester 
  • Total scholarship funding awarded to business majors: $709,800 
🚀 Student leaders hard at work: 
  • Neidermeyer scholars/student tutors helping other students: 22  
  • Chambers peer mentorship program: 27 Student Leaders 
  • Chambers ambassadors welcoming prospective students: 24 
  • Delta Sigma Pi professional business fraternity: Recognized in Top 10 chapters of new initiates and received Chapter of Excellence award 
✅ Building futures, creating opportunities: 
  • One-on-one career coaching: 1100+ hours in one year 
  • Employer meetings: 100+ in one semester 
  • New suits purchased for business majors in 2023 through our Gloria Jean Rosenthal Career Closet: 42 
  • Alumni and friends volunteer hours: 825 
  • Building hospitality leaders through generosity from Nemacolin resort and Hardy Family: $7M gift 
  • Hands-on learning: Through Data Driven WV, 127 students participated in 28 experiential learning projects to assist 22 partners across corporate, non-profit and education sectors  
🎓 Get that diploma, land that job: 
  • Undergraduate business majors who turned their tassels in 2023: 764 
  • Graduate business students who turned their tassels in 2023: 384 
  • Total business graduates in 2023: 1,148 
  • Employed or enrolled in graduate school at graduation: 74.2% 
  • Employed or enrolled in graduate school six months post-graduation: 92% 
  • Top starting salary: $112K (Economics graduate hired by Amazon) 

“What I’ve seen from these students is their courage to turn impossibilities into possibilities, their passion for solving business problems, and their compassion for people. These are the qualities of business leaders in the making.” 
- Joshua Hall, Milan Puskar Dean 

Wrapping It Up 
That's another year in the books, and we’re already looking forward to the next – we’re grateful, as always, to spend it with you! 
Chambers College