In and Around the COB
UMW business alum Jin Wong ’97 is the Director of Baseball Administration for the Kansas City Royals. The Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star recently featured him in an article. Wong has worked in the Royals’ front office for almost 15 years and is thrilled to be part of the team’s success as they vie for the World […]
NBC Universal executive Daniel R. Wolfe urged local community leaders and students at the University of Mary Washington to strive for innovation in their businesses and their careers. Wolfe, a 1984 alumnus and executive vice president of NBC Universal’s Worldwide Creative Operations, spent two days last week at UMW as the 2014-14 Executive-in-Residence.
The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance and the College of Business co-hosted its fifth Speed Networking event on October 1, 2014 at the Anderson Center. A record number of business students from the University of Mary Washington connected with the local business community. Students brought their resumes and/or business cards provided by the College of Business and were […]
The annual “Meet the Accounting Firms” event was held Wednesday, September 17 at The Link on the Fredericksburg campus. Co-hosted by the College of Business and Office of Academic and Career Services, the yearly event aims to bring together potential employers and current accounting students. Eight firms from the Fredericksburg and DC areas were […]
Dr. Wei Chen, assistant professor in the College of Business, accompanied several students from UMW to China this summer for a two-month internship and travel program as part of an Environment of International Business Seminar course. College of Business students Maddie Carinci and Eileen Settlemyer have shared some of their memories from their trip below. […]
A business leadership course at the University of Mary Washington so inspired Drew Miller last summer that he took matters into his own hands.
The job Dan Wolfe ’84 landed after graduation brought a paycheck, but it also brought nightmares. In them, 20 years had passed; he was in his late 40s, still scuffing along in car insurance.
France and then the Ivory Coast. That is where my two first jobs have been since graduating from Mary Washington with a business degree in 2013! In France I was an English teaching assistant in a public high school in the suburbs of Paris. Every year through the TAPIF program (you should apply) 4,000 native […]
Caitlin Moore stood on the sidelines of University of Mary Washington’s Battleground Complex at a recent Friday afternoon lacrosse practice. She confidently surveyed the 27 athletes in front of her.
More than 25 business alumni returned to the University of Mary Washington for Career Chats on March 25 and 26, 2014. Career Chats, an initiative of the College of Business, connects students with successful alumni professionals to network, share knowledge and experience, and provide students with an opportunity to engage directly with alumni. Business alumni […]
The College of Business will cheer for the Eagles during Homecoming on Saturday, October 25. The College of Business will host a booth at the Battleground Complex near the soccer game field from 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come visit us at the College of Business tent! 1:00 p.m. – Women’s Soccer vs. Penn St.-Harrisburg 1:00 […]
Join the College of Business and Ted May on Thursday, November 13 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in Lee Hall, Room 412 for Life Hack: How to Make Great Presentations. Please note: Participants will not be required to present or speak in this seminar. Over the course of a 30 year career as an […]
Social and dining etiquette plays an important role in today’s business world. You will use these skills in everything from interviews and business meetings, to networking events and office parties. Many organizations, large and small, conduct their final round interviews in a professional dining setting. The tips you will learn at the etiquette dinner will […]