In and Around the COB
The College of Business introduced a Women in Business initiative for the spring 2016 semester. Business faculty nominated several upper-level female business students for the program. Of those nominated, twelve students were selected to participate in the program: Anna Brauch, Emily Coffman, Jillian Ferguson, Hillary Lebedun, Jessica Ledford, Janet Phimmasone, Melisa Pilipovic, MacKenzie Plaia, Kristen […]
Business alumni returned to the University of Mary Washington’s new home at Woodard Hall for Career Chats on March 22 and 23, 2015. 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. […]
I think the great advantage to a liberal arts education is the ability to be multi-faceted—to quickly learn about new subjects and incorporate seemingly disparate ideas that add value to a recommendation.
The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance and the College of Business co-hosted its eighth Speed Networking event on February 9, 2016 in Woodard Hall, new home to the College of Business. Business students from the University of Mary Washington connected with the local business community. Students brought their resumes and business cards provided by the College of Business […]
2015 UMW Business alums Jack Eaton, Cara Peters and Ale Witherspoon returned to campus on February 4, 2016 to talk to current business students about life after graduation. The alums assembled in Woodard Hall, new home of the College of Business, where Associate Dean of the College of Business, Ken Machande, moderated the panel discussion. […]
“UMW’s College of Business taught me necessary skills which allowed me to be successful in a very competitive industry. For this, I’m grateful for the experiences I gained as a student and the ability to translate them to my career.”
What’s the key to recruiting Millenials to your business? “Hire for their strengths, not for a job,” said Dave Carey, co-founder and president of ROI Training who recently spoke at the University of Mary Washington as the College of Business’s Executive-in-Residence.
Mukesh Srivastava, professor of management information systems in the College of Business, was awarded his second Fulbright Specialist grant in less than four years. Dr. Srivastava spent October 2011 in Tunisia as part of a Fulbright Specialist grant for 2011-12, where he developed a graduate program in management and information technology for the Tunis Business School at […]
By: Paige Anne Weinberg, College of Business Major Where were you on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.? For over 20 College of Business (COB) juniors and seniors, the answer would be “Speed Networking at the Anderson Center”. Co-hosted by the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance (FRA) and the University of Mary Washington’s College of […]
By: Paige Anne Weinberg, College of Business Major UMW Business Alumni Bryan Campbell (2006) was enthusiastic to answer questions about his journey since leaving Mary Washington. A Senior Manager with Dixon Hughes Goodman (DHG), a CPA firm with over 1,800 professionals, Campbell was recently honored as “Top 5 Under 35” by the Virginia Society of […]
The Refresh Your MBA series will help you revitalize your business skills and broaden your knowledge! Sessions are open to all, not just MBA graduates. If you are interested in a topic, please join us! The cost per session is $125.00 (plus a 2.75% service fee). May 13, 2016: The Relationship Between Financial and Cost […]
May 19: Special Guest Speaker, Jin Wong ’97, Assistant General Manager – Baseball Administration at Kansas City Royals
The College of Business is thrilled to welcome alumnus Jin Wong ’97, Assistant General Manager of Baseball Administration at the Kansas City Royals, back to campus on Thursday, May 19. Jin will speak with a College of Business class from 8:00am – 9:00am in Woodard Hall, Room 202. This event is free and open to […]
Beginning in May, the College of Business will offer a series of monthly seminars taught by our faculty and business alumni. It’s a great way to revitalize your business skills and broaden your knowledge! Please don’t let the title of the series fool you – you do NOT have to have an MBA to attend […]