In and Around the COB
I studied abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina during the fall semester of my sophomore year. I chose to study abroad because, as a business major, I have always been interested in relations between South and North America.
The College of Business hosted its second Annual COB Case Competition, presented by Beautiful Home Services, on Friday, April 27 in Woodard Hall. Five groups of students from Dr. Woody Richardson and Dr. John Marsh’s MGMT 490 classes were selected by College of Business faculty as finalists in the competition. Each group pitched its final […]
The College of Business celebrated the success of its students during the annual Honors Night event on Tuesday, April 17 at UMW’s Chandler Ballroom. The evening included student inductions into Sigma Beta Delta, a presentation of Outstanding Student Awards and an Ethical Student Award. Acting Dean Ken Machande welcomed almost 100 faculty, students and their […]
Nearly thirty business alumni traveled to Woodard Hall, home of the College of Business, for Career Chats on March 27 and 28, 2018. 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. […]
The College of Business participated in its first Mary Wash Giving Day on March 20, 2018 and raised over $25,000 for student scholarships, research, travel opportunities, professional development programming and the Galen deGraff Scholarship fund. The University Center, serving as the on-campus Giving Day headquarters, bustled with activity, including a donation station, food, games and […]
UMW College of Business Professor Dr. Mukesh Srivastava has been selected for the Fulbright Specialist Roster. The Fulbright program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, serves to promote the international engagement of academic scholarship and build linkages between U.S. and overseas eligible institutions.
2017 UMW Business alums Clark Billups, Sean Kinslow, Victoria Le and Melisa Pilipovic returned to campus on January 23, 2018 to talk to current business students about life after graduation. The alums assembled in Woodard Hall where Acting Dean of the College of Business, Ken Machande, moderated the panel discussion. Pilipovic, a federal audit associate […]
The First Annual Business Alumni Awards took place Friday, October 20 in conjunction with UMW’s Homecoming Weekend. More than one hundred alumni, faculty, students, staff and friends of the College of Business attended the inaugural event. It allowed guests to reconnect while also recognizing alumni who have made exceptional contributions to their professions and are […]
Alumna Roberta MacDonald credits the University of Mary Washington with giving her the tools it took to help launch her extraordinary 40-year marketing career. She’s served as Vermont’s first marketing director and worked for such heavy-hitters as the San Francisco Opera, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ford Foundation, American Express and the Vietnam […]
The College of Business hosted its first Admission Ceremony for newly admitted business majors. The ceremony recognizes this achievement and imparts what is expected from students as they continue their education in business and prepare for their professional careers. More than sixty students were welcomed into the College of Business on Friday, September 15, 2017, […]
Are you seeking employment or an internship? Interested in gaining networking experience? You are invited to participate in UMW’s ‘Meet the Firms’ 2018 event, co-hosted by the UMW Center for Career and Professional Development and the College of Business. This event aims to connect UMW students interested in pursuing a job or internships in accounting […]