Love School of Business News Archives

Elon University bestows its highest honor – the Elon Medallion — upon five

Elon President Leo M. Lambert presented the medallion to five retired faculty and staff members for their meritorious service to the university during an event marking the start of a new academic year. The university also recognized four endowed professorships and two longtime professors were named Distinguished University Professors. 

Elon alumnus named a 'Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisor' by Forbes

Mike Kanner ’02 was among the top 50 advisors ranked on the Forbes list.

Bednar contributes to the Brown Center on Education Policy’s Chalkboard blog at the Brookings Institution

Steven Bednar, assistant professor of economics, partnered with Dora Gicheva of UNC-Greensboro on the post for the blog, which features policy relevant research on education topics.  

Work progressing on Sankey Hall, other projects around Elon’s campus

Summer is the busiest time for construction on campus and there are many projects underway. Read this second update for more details about enhancements to Elon’s outstanding environment for learning. 

Love School of Business professors present at Academy of Marketing Science conference

Alisha Horky, Kacy Kim and Carri Tolmie shared insights from their research studies involving cause-related marketing, the psychology of branding, ad countdown effects and sports team symbols’ effect on distance performance.

Opening Doors: Alumnus endows scholarship in memory of friend and classmate

Elon Trustee Dr. William N.P. Herbert '68 honored the late Jim McClure '68 by funding a scholarship in his name, saying, "He was my anchor."

Ernst & Young names Newhall '98 an Entrepreneur of the Year for Maryland

Ashton Newhall '98, a former trustee and the sponsor of the C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture at the Love School of Business, has received the annual entrepreneurial recognition from Ernst & Young. 

Dare to succeed

An entrepreneur at heart, Rob Orr ’14 began building two seasonal businesses in the Outer Banks while pursuing a finance degree at Elon.

Elon MBA cohort explores business in Europe

As part of an international business course, students visited VF Corp., AkzoNobel Coatings, UPS and Cisco abroad to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by doing business in 21st century Europe.

WalletHub features Anderson's insights on credit scores

Susan Anderson, professor of accounting, talked with the personal finance website about the importance of a good credit score. 

Valle publishes journal article on new measure of psychological needs

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love professor of business and professor of management, and colleagues have published a report on a series of investigations of a newly developed measure of psychological needs.

Business students to gain career-related experience through internships

Students will work for employers such as EY, TIAA, Credit Suisse, L’Oréal, PwC and PepsiCo.

Elon SHRM chapter wins merit award

The student organization was recognized for its initiatives by the world’s largest human resource association.

DeLoach featured in Asheville Citizen-Times article on state tax cuts

The extensive article, which included insights from Elon Economics Professor Steve DeLoach, looked at varying perspectives on the impact of tax cuts on the North Carolina as the legislature considers its two-year budget. 

Transition Strategies classes available in the fall

The one-credit courses are designed to help students make informed life decisions as professional adults. 



MBA News Archives

Love School of Business professors present at Academy of Marketing Science conference

Alisha Horky, Kacy Kim and Carri Tolmie shared insights from their research studies involving cause-related marketing, the psychology of branding, ad countdown effects and sports team symbols’ effect on distance performance.

Elon MBA cohort explores business in Europe

As part of an international business course, students visited VF Corp., AkzoNobel Coatings, UPS and Cisco abroad to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by doing business in 21st century Europe.

Valle publishes journal article on new measure of psychological needs

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love professor of business and professor of management, and colleagues have published a report on a series of investigations of a newly developed measure of psychological needs.

Ajjan presents on data-driven marketing at AMS conference

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan discussed how organizations can use AI to focus less on data preparation and more on data exploration and business solutions.

Jen Platania named associate dean for Love School of Business

The chair of the Department of Economics will assume her new role starting June 1.

Ueng urges graduates to embrace ‘the mountains of life, business and beyond’

Grace W. Ueng, founder and CEO of Savvy Growth, encouraged students receiving master’s degrees in business administration and management to endure through life’s challenges during her Commencement address May 19 in Whitley Auditorium.

Katharine Frazier ’05 G'17 receives Richard H. Behrman Award

The annual award is presented to the most outstanding graduating Elon MBA student.

Valle publishes in Journal of Business Ethics

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and professor of management, has published the results of a multi-year analysis of the relationship between politics perceptions and unethical behavior.

Love School of Business organizes day focused on latest analytics trends

Industry leaders gathered to present valuable insights on the changing landscape of analytics.

Three Elon MBA students awarded CMA scholarships

Katharine Frazier, Stephen Farabee and Michael Drane received scholarships to pursue Certified Management Accountant certification.

Beta Gamma Sigma honor society welcomes new inductees

Bruce Nelson, former Office Depot chief executive officer, spoke at the ceremony  that honored Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students who were selected by the honor society for their distinguished academic performance.

Moorman presents research at Academy of Business Research Conference

The Frank S. Holt, Jr. Professor of Business Leadership presented a paper about the relationship between leader integrity and trust.

Elon MBA holds sixth annual case competition

MBA students demonstrate acquired knowledge and skill in internal case competition for regional company.

Elon alum, MBA candidate honored as one of the '40 Under Forty'

Reed LaPlante '03 was recently recognized as a young leader by the Triad Business Journal for his professional, personal and community accomplishments. 

Elon MBA students experience business and culture of Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok

Students connected with businesses in Vietnam and Thailand, engaging in compelling discussions about emerging economies and the interaction of business and government.



Economics News Archives

Elon alumnus named a 'Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisor' by Forbes

Mike Kanner ’02 was among the top 50 advisors ranked on the Forbes list.

Bednar contributes to the Brown Center on Education Policy’s Chalkboard blog at the Brookings Institution

Steven Bednar, assistant professor of economics, partnered with Dora Gicheva of UNC-Greensboro on the post for the blog, which features policy relevant research on education topics.  

DeLoach featured in Asheville Citizen-Times article on state tax cuts

The extensive article, which included insights from Elon Economics Professor Steve DeLoach, looked at varying perspectives on the impact of tax cuts on the North Carolina as the legislature considers its two-year budget. 

Jen Platania named associate dean for Love School of Business

The chair of the Department of Economics will assume her new role starting June 1.

Sheridan’s research on social media platforms as teaching tools highlighted in BizEd magazine

The article discusses a study by Assistant Professor Brandon Sheridan that explored the perceptions of economics faculty members regarding the use of social media platforms for instruction.

Two students receive Best Thesis award from Department of Economics

Seniors Andrew Brailey and Ken Crew were recognized for their outstanding economics theses.

Senior economics and international economics majors present theses

Twenty-nine students presented individual comprehensive research projects on economic issues.

Elon's 2017 faculty retirees recognized

At the annual Faculty/Staff Lunch on May 10, the Elon community honored six faculty members who are retiring his year. 

Education Economics publishes Sheridan’s research on class length

Brandon Sheridan, an assistant professor of economics, co-published a paper showing that long classes may be more convenient for students, but decreases their ability to retain information.

CELEBRATE! profile: Justin Bellinger

An economics major explores how a person's mental health can impact their paycheck. 

International economics honor society recognizes students for academic excellence

Eighteen students were inducted into the Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society.

Economics students present research at Eastern Economic Association conference

The students participated in the educational and scholarly exchange on economic affairs during the association’s annual conference.

Four Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school

The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity.

Brandon Sheridan examines economic educators’ use of social media as a teaching tool

The assistant professor of economics discusses the results of a study exploring the perceptions of economics faculty members regarding the use of social media platforms for economic instruction in a Journal of Economic Education article.

Lumen Scholar dives into the data to help drive health care changes

Justin Morin '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments. 



Accounting News Archives

WalletHub features Anderson's insights on credit scores

Susan Anderson, professor of accounting, talked with the personal finance website about the importance of a good credit score. 

Three Elon seniors commissioned into the U.S. Armed Forces

The trio of students participated in Elon's ROTC programs, which are offered in collaboration with N.C. A&T State University. 

CELEBRATE! profile: Katherine Korol

An accounting major who is well-versed in information science delves into how auditing for fraud is evolving during this era of Big Data. 

Love School of Business senior presents thesis on fraud detection model

Jake Jimenez ’17 presented his research at the Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference and the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference.

Elon’s accounting program receives top-20 national ranking

Accounting.com recognizes Elon in its ranking of the nation’s 50 best bachelor’s in accounting programs. 

Anderson interviewed for WalletHub’s tax expert series

The professor of accounting discusses tax day 2017 in an article on the personal finance website WalletHub.com.

Elon earns third place in Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition

A Martha and Spencer Love School of Business team finished third out of 14 teams in the case competition hosted by Stetson University.

Beta Alpha Psi accounting and finance honor society inducts 16 new members

More than a dozen Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students were initiated into Elon’s chapter of the international honor organization.

Elon wins Georgetown’s McDonough-Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge 

A team of Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students took first place at Georgetown University’s case consulting competition.

Alumna gives 'High Five to Kindness' to combat negativity on social media

Katie Perez '15 launched the effort to help promote acts of kindness within the community. 

Katelyn Roache '19 receives Burlington Industries Foundation scholarship

The $2,000 scholarship awarded by N.C. Independent College and Universities is based on merit. 

CPAs obtain continuing professional education at Elon seminar

The one-day seminar covered new developments in accounting, auditing and tax, as well as ethics, the economy and leadership branding.

Beta Alpha Psi receives gift from PwC to support financial literacy

The contribution will support the honor organization’s financial literacy program for local high school students.

Beta Alpha Psi hosts Accounting Meet and Greet

The honor organization, in partnership with the Student Professional Development Center, organized the annual event, allowing students to connect with employers.

Beta Alpha Psi inducts 21 new members

Accounting and finance students were welcomed into the Lambda Xi chapter of the honor organization.



Finance News Archives

Elon University bestows its highest honor – the Elon Medallion — upon five

Elon President Leo M. Lambert presented the medallion to five retired faculty and staff members for their meritorious service to the university during an event marking the start of a new academic year. The university also recognized four endowed professorships and two longtime professors were named Distinguished University Professors. 

Love School of Business senior presents thesis on fraud detection model

Jake Jimenez ’17 presented his research at the Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference and the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference.

Former Morgan Stanley executive discusses Wall Street as a potential career path

Elon Trustee Ed Moriarty provided students with a framework on how to think about Wall Street.

Elon competes in CFA Institute Research Challenge

Six senior finance students assumed the role of research analysts and tested their ability to value a stock, write an initiation-of-coverage report and defend their recommendation to a panel of industry professionals.

Four Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school

The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity.

Beta Alpha Psi accounting and finance honor society inducts 16 new members

More than a dozen Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students were initiated into Elon’s chapter of the international honor organization.

Elon wins Georgetown’s McDonough-Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge 

A team of Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students took first place at Georgetown University’s case consulting competition.

Lumen Scholar dives into the data to help drive health care changes

Justin Morin '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments. 

Aiken offers insights in News & Record article about Dow hitting 20,000

Adam Aiken is an assistant professor of finance at Elon University. 

Wonhi Synn named Wesley R. Elingburg Professor of Finance

The endowed professorship was established by Trustee Wesley Elingburg and his wife, Cathy, in 2007.

 

Finance professor receives Outstanding Paper Award

The award was presented to Assistant Professor Adam Aiken during the Southern Finance Association Annual Meeting.

Eight full-time faculty members join Love School of Business

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business welcomed new full-time faculty members in accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing and management information systems.

USA Today and College Factual recognize several Elon academic programs among the nation’s best in 2017 college ranking

Elon University earns 33 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. The rankings were published Sept. 8 by USA Today and College Factual.

 

Elon teams among top three at Southeast Regional Business Ethics Case Competition

Four Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students analyzed a given case from the standpoint of financial, legal/regulatory and ethical dimensions.

Career Moves: Track record of internships leads to prime job placement

Senior Morgan Smith used Elon's Student Professional Development Center her first year on campus to find a summer internship at a North Carolina software company. One thing led to another, and three years later, Smith is about to begin JPMorgan Chase's Corporate Analyst Development Program.



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Love School of Business professors present at Academy of Marketing Science conference

Alisha Horky, Kacy Kim and Carri Tolmie shared insights from their research studies involving cause-related marketing, the psychology of branding, ad countdown effects and sports team symbols’ effect on distance performance.

Ernst & Young names Newhall '98 an Entrepreneur of the Year for Maryland

Ashton Newhall '98, a former trustee and the sponsor of the C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture at the Love School of Business, has received the annual entrepreneurial recognition from Ernst & Young. 

Seven students earn dual business degrees

The international business students will graduate with one degree from Elon and one degree from a European partner institution.

Elon's 2017 faculty retirees recognized

At the annual Faculty/Staff Lunch on May 10, the Elon community honored six faculty members who are retiring his year. 

Elon student presents international business plan at X-Culture Conference

Caroline Perry ’18 collaborated internationally to develop a business proposal for a large multinational company.

Hal Vincent, Courtney Chambers ’20 share branding and communication principles with entrepreneurs

The School of Communications lecturer and entrepreneurship major led a theory and practice-in-action workshop at the Co|Operative, a nonprofit business startup incubator in Graham.

Elon American Marketing Association chapter recognized at international conference

The chapter received the Exemplary Collegiate Chapter Performance award during the AMA International Collegiate Conference.

Kennedy presents at Sustainability Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference

Elena Kennedy, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, shared her research examining the revenue strategies of nonprofit social ventures, focusing on how revenue is earned, allocated and maximized in the face of competing charity and entrepreneurial mindsets. 

Louis DeJoy honored with Elon's Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership

DeJoy, who built New Breed Logistics into a leading contract logistics solutions provider, was presented with the medal at a March 1 ceremony at the Koury Business Center. 

Four Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school

The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity.

Elon wins Georgetown’s McDonough-Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge 

A team of Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students took first place at Georgetown University’s case consulting competition.

Students leverage strategic marketing to tackle health care problems during Winter Term course

Since the beginning of January, students in Health Care Strategies for the 21st Century have worked with local health care professionals to develop strategic market strategies for their organizations. 

Career Moves: Elon Job Network helped cook up career path with Kraft Heinz

Rachel Cantlay '17 tapped into the Elon Job Network to land a tasty internship with Kraft Heinz. 

Senior presents thesis, gains experience in international collaboration

Stephanie Bedard ’17 presented her thesis and worked on a global team to solve a real business challenge during the Academy of International Business Southeast conference.

Marketing professor co-authors article on approaches to managing a multibrand salesforce

In a Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science article, Assistant Professor Erin Gillespie contrasts intrinsic and extrinsic approaches to managing multi-brand salesperson efforts.



Management

Valle publishes journal article on new measure of psychological needs

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love professor of business and professor of management, and colleagues have published a report on a series of investigations of a newly developed measure of psychological needs.

Ajjan presents on data-driven marketing at AMS conference

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan discussed how organizations can use AI to focus less on data preparation and more on data exploration and business solutions.

Elon SHRM chapter wins merit award

The student organization was recognized for its initiatives by the world’s largest human resource association.

Three Elon seniors commissioned into the U.S. Armed Forces

The trio of students participated in Elon's ROTC programs, which are offered in collaboration with N.C. A&T State University. 

Business students earn Project Management Institute certification 

Twelve management majors successfully completed testing to earn the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® designation.

Valle publishes in Journal of Business Ethics

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and professor of management, has published the results of a multi-year analysis of the relationship between politics perceptions and unethical behavior.

Elon earns top-10 finish in SHRM Case Competition

The team of undergraduate students presented a business case study analysis at the competition hosted by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Moorman presents research at Academy of Business Research Conference

The Frank S. Holt, Jr. Professor of Business Leadership presented a paper about the relationship between leader integrity and trust.

Four Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school

The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity.

Valle publishes in Career Development International

The article explores the mechanisms underlying prevention-focus and promotion-focus, two distinct dimensions of regulatory focus undertaken to fulfill different goals.

Ajjan discusses artificial intelligence at the DSA Marketing and Communications Conference

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan shared how organizations are using artificial intelligence to make their brand experience more personalized and predictive.

Ajjan presents on Elon organizational analytics graduate curriculum at Dublin symposium

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan discussed the Elon MBA and M.S. in Management organizational analytics concentration during the 2016 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA/IFIP WG8.3 Symposium: Innovations in Data Analytics.

Management 410 students lead Veteran and Wounded Warrior Project fundraising efforts

Love School of Business Project Management track students initiate, plan and execute fall fundraising activities to support veterans and the Wounded Warrior Project

Valle publishes in Journal of Managerial Psychology

The article explores the phenomenon of surface acting as a mediator between personality and work-related outcomes.

Sigma Iota Epsilon initiates new members

The Elon chapter of the honorary and professional business fraternity recognized 26 new members for their scholastic excellence in management.