In and Around the COB
The College of Business recently took a Learning Journey to GEICO, who graciously hosted a group of forty students and faculty. Founded in 1936 by Leo Goodwin, GEICO became a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, headed by Warren Buffett, in 1996. Embarking on this journey for a behind-the-scenes look at the company’s headquarters in Fredericksburg, were […]
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.
Speed Networking is back! The College of Business and the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance have joined forces once again to present Speed Networking. Students are invited to join Mary Washington alumni and business professionals from the Fredericksburg area on Tuesday, February 10 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Anderson Center Concourse for an evening […]