In and Around the COB
It was an exciting and busy year in the College of Business. We’ve put together a video for your enjoyment!
Clarke Birrell graduated from UMW with a business administration degree in 2013. Since then, his first two jobs have landed him in France and then the Ivory Coast. He’s documented his travels and shared them in a series of articles. Please click here to learn about his first trip to France as an English teaching […]
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 […]
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 […]
February 2 & 9: MBA Information and GMAT Strategy Session/Sample Class and GMAT Prep Course, February 16-April 13
Join us for our MBA Information Session and GMAT Strategy Session on February 2! Meet our faculty, review admissions requirements and discuss courses and concentrations. You’ll also hear from a GMAT expert and learning everything there is to know about the exam. They will go over test content, walk you through some sample questions and […]
Three May ’14 UMW business alumni will return to campus on Thursday, February 12 at 7:00 p.m. in Lee Hall, Room 412 to talk to current students about life after graduation. Hear insights and advice as they share their experiences as they transitioned from UMW into the workplace. Free and open to all. The following […]
Producing a well written resume is a basic requirement for a successful job search. The Office of Academic and Career Services is hosting a resume workshop for College of Business students on Monday, February 16 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. in Lee Hall, Room 412. Led by Kelly Graham, Director of Academic and Career […]
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 17 from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Anderson Center Concourse for an evening […]
Brush up on your math skills, go over essential concepts and learn how to approach problems with expert math instructors from Princeton Review. The course will take place from 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 15 at UMW’s Stafford Campus located at 121 University Boulevard, South Building, Fredericksburg, VA 22406. The class is […]