In and Around the COB
Story submitted by Bianca Dittman. Photo credit: Professor Lance Gentry Before leaving the United States my mind always seemed to be thinking about Australia. I had so many unanswered questions and my curiosity about the country was through the roof. The two days of traveling to get there were both very long, but I would […]
UMW Business alums Candace Cross (2014), David Heller (2014), and Keith Kritzberg (2014) returned to campus on February 12, 2014 to talk to current business students about life after graduation. The alums assembled in Lee Hall where Dean of the College of Business, Lynne Richardson, moderated the panel discussion. Cross, newly promoted to a recruiting […]
As the Fredericksburg campus at the University of Mary Washington sweltered under the August heat, senior Tyler Carey met Wesley Berry, a 19-year-old boy with cancer, for the first time.
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. […]
Chad Waldrop, Vice President of Sales at TML, a Xerox Company, will be on campus Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 p.m. in Combs Hall, Room 112. Chad is the executive leader of a sales department covering the entire DC Metro area. He will speak about his own career in sales and share current opportunities at […]
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 […]