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Motivating Mountaineers: Q&A with Morris Morrison
As a prolific public speaker, writer and entertainer, Morris Morrison has come a long way from New York City, where he was adopted and raised before being orphaned again and winding up in Fairmont, West Virginia.
All Roots Lead to Morgantown
In West Virginia, roots to one’s family tree run deep.
At the Center of It All
In very different ways, four separate centers at the Chambers College keep their vision trained on the future and their priorities laser-focused on career success.
In May 2022, the female students majoring in Management Information Systems at the Chambers College achieved something exceptional: every single one of them got a job by graduation day.
Providing a Fresh Outlook on Life
The Appalachian Region boasts natural, year-round beauty, hardworking individuals and unique cuisine.
The Future of Business is Here
The cycle of life – and rejuvenation and renewal - is not limited to living beings.
Home for the Holidays... and Every Day Thereafter!
An employee’s office space is often a treasured space. Shelves full of literature and research, diplomas and University paraphernalia decorating the wall, and family photos and personalized items from loved ones scattered across the desk. It’s home away from home. No matter how big the room or what color the wall, it’s a comfortable place for no one other than the individual.
Driven by Data, Hungry to Help
Have you ever walked into a local business and thought, “Gee, this place sure could use a data scientist?”
The Scoop on Annie Cui
No matter how you slice it, Pizza Hut puts global marketing into perspective.
Bringing a Peace of England to Morgantown
If you live, work or attend college in Morgantown, West Virginia, you immediately think of the Mountaineers when you hear someone mention “football.”
The Economy of Healthy
Nobody gets through childhood without a few scraped knees and sprained ankles. But
could all those injuries determine how much you earn as an adult?
Call on a Business Student When You Need a Hand
A mentor can be many things: an adviser, a supporter, an educator, a cheerleader, a helping hand, a shoulder to lean on, and a friend.
DataRobot gets gritty in West Virginia
Dan Wright has always been a risk taker—"calculated risks,” as he specified.
How Sweet it is... to be a WVU Business Alumna
It is 2015 and a young woman sits in her high school classroom in Willoughby, Ohio, thinking about her college plans. Friends to her left talk about Case Western Reserve University, while friends to her right chat about the University of Cincinnati. It’s almost Halloween and she reaches in her pocket for a mini–Almond Joy candy bar. She eats it and thinks, “maybe biomedical engineering and a career in prosthetics” would do. With scholarship aid, she soon discovered that her college career would take her over the mountain to West Virginia University.
More Than Bricks and Mortar
Real-World Learning to Become the New Norm for Business Education at Reynolds Hall
Tomorrow is what you dream about
The namesakes for Reynolds Hall are driven to push West Virginia and its flagship university over the cusp of transformation.
What do you Bring to the Table?
Much like our business students, our faculty and staff have overcome many challenges during the last two years.
Leading with Empathy
A nation is engulfed in a mental health crisis yet few people are talking about it in the workplace; a pattern that one Chambers College professor is hoping to change.
Numbers + People = Success
Growing up in Charleston, West Virginia, Rob Painter (B.S. Finance, '93) flipped through the local paper to check the stock prices.
Wisdom from the Trenches
Ann Marie Hibbert, associate professor and finance Ph.D. program coordinator, looks at the world of finance through a different lens — one tinted by psychology as much as math.
The Finance Fast Track with Naomi Boyd
The Chambers College Finance department is on the fast track to the future. Fred T. Tattersall Chair and Center for Financial Literacy and Education Executive Director Naomi Boyd explains five ways her team is moving mountains to propel WVU students and West Virginia Forward.
A Businesswoman with a Briefcase and a Bed Sheet
Sierra Wallizer, a 2011 marketing alumna, has you covered with her new product: Kite Linens, bed sheets that never get untucked.
The Plan is a Moving Target
This recent business graduate aimed high for a job in the field of his first love. Will Anti earned the designation of youngest rifle coach in NCAA history.
Topping off the Future
Construction of Reynolds Hall chugged along despite the pandemic as the final beam was placed atop the structure in September.
Mr. Smith Goes Home
We captured a day with Intuit executive Brad Smith, who roamed campus in early March. The visit made a lasting impression – so much that he and his wife gave WVU $25M.
Iconic: The Entrepreneurial Engine of the Chambers Ecosystem
Carnes doesn’t shy away from revealing his propensity for “nerdy engineering stuff” – 3D printers, drones, coding and the like. Gillis, meanwhile, views himself as the pitchman, or salesman, of the tag team.
Coming Back from COVID
When the pandemic hit and left frontline workers and small business owners scrambling for resources, our faculty, staff and students answered the call.
Gardening, Grilling and Quilting...Oh My!
Here’s how some of your favorite faces around the Chambers College picked up new hobbies and passions this past year.
Managing the Storm
Management expert Olga Bruyaka dishes the details on how businesses big and small can manage the storm of the 2020 pandemic.
Stand Out to Employers in Four Easy Steps
Each year, our Center for Career Development (CCD) guides students to find career support and opportunities that best fit their interests and skills.
In Remembrance: Tim Pearson
The Chambers College honors a former chair and professor of accounting who passed away over the summer.
Destroy Student Loans with Naomi Boyd
STUDENT LOAN DEBT: BEGIN WITH THE END IN MIND
Hear from a couple of our students who are taking their education across the world
For Free or Not for Free
Does it pay to offer a free app? That’s the question Stephen He, assistant professor of marketing, is exploring in “Speaking for Free: Word of Mouth in Free- and Paid- Products Settings,” recently published in the Journal of Marketing Research.
A New Story of Economic Hope: Vantage Ventures
ON OCT. 4, 2019, A NEW ENERGY SOURCE LAUNCHED IN WEST VIRGINIA. It isn’t the kind of energy source that fires up your furnace or keeps the lights on.
John Chambers has a plan to transform WVU and the state of West Virginia: Disrupt, or be disrupted.
After 15 years spearheading the Chambers College’s forensic and fraud examination program and working on high-profile cases involving everything from terrorism financing to Enron, Richard Riley knows a thing or two about what it takes to be a financial sleuth.
Mountaineers of Silicon Valley
Our alumni leave impressions across the globe, including the tech capital of the world
The year is 1929 and the West Virginia University Downtown area of campus is filled with students, professors and community members watching as they unveil the Field House – the new, on-campus sporting venue.
A Divine Business Plan
Religiosity can help turn believers into entrepreneurs, according to Nancy McIntyre, associate professor of management at the Chambers College. A study by McIntrye found that when religiosity is more than attending a place of worship — “when it’s a commitment to religious principles and activities” — it strengthens the desire to create a business with a conscience.
Inspiring the Next Generation
Each year, West Virginia Executive magazine publishes a “Young Guns” list recognizing young professionals in the business community who drive our Mountain State forward. We're proud to share that Tara St. Clair, program director of our Encova Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, made West Virginia Executive magazine's Young Guns Class of 2023! As one of 10 West Virginia professionals, St. Clair was honored to be chosen for this year’s class.
All Women, All Business
Prior to 2019, West Virginia University was the only Big 12 school without a student organization dedicated to women in business. That fall semester, Deanna Crumm – now a marketing and organizational leadership senior – and other young women in the Chambers College began the University’s first Women in Business student organization to foster a supportive community of women and equip them with the knowledge, skills and network to succeed and follow their passions.
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