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 […]
Ken Machande, associate dean for faculty with the College of Business, accompanied a group of business students on a spring break trip to San Francisco. During the trip seven students explored the city and met with two area business alums. Doug Dolton ’78 is the chairman and CEO of San Francisco Motorsports, a luxury automotive […]
Matt Ernst, the University of Mary Washington’s 2013 Executive-in-Residence, has a few tricks up his sleeve when it comes to entrepreneurship and startup companies.
The Fredericksburg Regional Alliance and the College of Business co-hosted its fourth Speed Networking event on February 6, 2014 at the Anderson Center. A record number of students from the University of Mary Washington, Germanna Community College, and Old Dominion University connected with the local business community. Students brought their resumes and were able to speak […]
UMW Business alums Lindsay Ancelotti (2013), Joey Carleton (2013), and Julianne Sweat (2013) returned to campus on January 30, 2014 to talk to current business students about life after graduation. The alums assembled in Monroe Hall where Dean of the College of Business, Lynne Richardson, moderated the panel discussion. Sweat, newly promoted to a recruiting […]
Dr. Balvant Arora is featured in the current edition of The University of Mary Washington magazine, “Surgeon Scholar” by Laura Moyer, photos by Norm Shafer. The MBA, Arora said, gave him the tools to stay ahead of change, and to contribute constructively. He’s grateful to Mary Washington Healthcare for giving him the opportunity. His positive […]
The College of Business is thrilled to announce that three MBA courses will be offered in the spring 2014 semester on Mary Washington’s new Dahlgren campus. The UMW Dahlgren Campus Center for Education and Research opened in January 2012. The classes offered for the first time will be Accounting for Managers, Marketing and Management Modules, […]
It’s not easy to build a company! Sameer Shalaby, founder of Cogency Software and Paladyne Systems, wants to help UMW students take their business ideas from inception to a real business. Shalaby will join students again the fall 2014 semester on Mondays from 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m. for the iCenter. The mission of the iCenter […]
Are you seeking employment or an internship? Interested in gaining networking experience? You are invited to participate in UMW’s ‘Meet the Firms’ 2014 event, co-hosted by the Office of Academic and Career Services and the College of Business. This event aims to connect UMW students interested in pursuing an internship or career in accounting with […]
In conjunction with UMW’s Family Weekend, the College of Business will host a panel session with business alumni. Find out how their degree led them to where they are today. The session will be moderated by Associate Dean Kenneth D. Machande, and followed with a Q&A session. Time: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Location: Monroe […]