Centered on Success:
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Gold and Blue Make Jade
It’s not often that you see a student email with a signature like Jade Porter’s:
Finding a Home in Hospitality
Carrie Digman has a lot on her plate.
In Remembrance: Adolph "Ade" Neidermeyer
The Mountaineer family lost one of its own on May 18, 2023, when Dr. Adolph “Ade” Neidermeyer passed.
Read our rapid fire short stories in the fall 2023 edition of The Ticker.
Chambers' Campus Cameo
Our business students were energized by College namesake and proud West Virginia native John Chambers, who visited campus with his wife, Elaine earlier this semester. He inspired our Entrepreneurship classes and student fellows by sharing his lessons learned from 20 years of leading Cisco Systems as CEO.
The Gavel Strikes 20
2023 marks the 20th year of law firm Steptoe & Johnson’s participation in the FAFE (Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination) graduate program’s Moot Court exercise. This capstone experience puts students’ skills to the test by having them investigate mock cases based on real-world financial crimes, culminating in a trial where they must testify as to their findings.
From West Virginia to Japan
A May 2023 graduate in finance and economics earned a highly competitive U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to travel abroad to learn a new language and immerse into cultural experiences.
The Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship continues to empower budding entrepreneurs across the Mountain State with the tools needed to flourish. The Encova Center is launching IgniteWV, thanks to $200,000 in grant funding from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.
It Merits a Mention
Some students find their purpose in college. Others find it long before they set foot on campus.
A River Runs Through Wall Street
Chambers College alumnus Michael Shalhoup was recently profiled in Forbes for his work in the field of wealth management. This proud West Virginian and avid fly fisherman has emerged as a prominent figure in the finance industry, overseeing more than $1.7 billion in assets at Merrill Lynch.
Economics, Gentrification and Crime
You often don’t think of gun violence, gentrification and drug crime when thinking about business education. But one recent economics alumnus found a research niche on that topic.
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