Love School of Business News Archives

Beta Gamma Sigma welcomes new members

The international honor society recently inducted top business students.

CELEBRATE! Profile: Caroline Crew '15

Using economic data from China, an Elon University senior found that tourism helps reduce poverty for many residents in developing countries, though some people are helped more than others.

Brian Lyons interviewed by Canadian radio show ‘The Current’

Associate Professor Brian Lyons discussed how credit scores affect job applicants in an interview with “The Current.”

First group of dual-degree students to graduate in May

Three seniors are the first Elon students to graduate with  degrees in international business and international management from both Elon and NEOMA Business School in France

Love School of Business celebrates student & faculty achievements

An annual awards program held April 23 recognized the academic success and service of those involved with the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business. 

Elon names 2015 Lumen Scholars

The university's top award comes with $15,000 to support and celebrate academic and creative achievements.

Linda Poulson named NCACPA Outstanding Educator of the Year

The North Carolina Association of CPAs is honoring the associate professor for her dedication and commitment to the field of accounting education.

Awards celebrate the success of young alumni

In its fifth year, the Top 10 Under 10 Alumni Awards program highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade and are distinguished in their professions and invested in the future of Elon and its community.

Entrepreneurship road trip to Duke brings student innovators together 

Elon’s Entrepreneurship Living-Learning Community travelled to Duke University to share ideas and network with Duke entrepreneurship students.  

Omicron Delta Epsilon inducts new members

The international honor society for economics welcomed 28 new members at a spring ceremony.

Elon team trades all-star pitcher at SABR Analytics Conference

Six Elon University students participated in the March conference’s student competition, analyzing and presenting a real baseball operations decision: trading a certain Philadelphia Phillies left-hander for maximum return. The students will discuss their Arizona presentation on Wednesday, April 15, at 6:30 p.m. in the Koury Business Center, room 208.

Love School of Business hosts Business Analytics Conference

Business managers and professionals in the local community attended the March conference to learn about the latest analytics trends and applications available to support companies.

Economics Professor Stephen DeLoach examines issues related to microfinance

In his 2015 Distinguished Scholar Lecture, DeLoach discussed the role of financial services in alleviating extreme poverty.

 

Casey DiRienzo, Tina Das publish article in International Journal of Cross Cultural Management

The professors’ research explores the effects that corruption and diversity have on innovation across countries.

Lumen Scholar sheds light on impacts of microfinance

Research by Elon University senior Kate Smith-Lin finds that citizens of Indonesia don’t necessarily save more money after a bank opens in rural areas, but they do change the way they save, making it easier to protect their families in times of crisis.



MBA News Archives

Love School of Business hosts Business Analytics Conference

Business managers and professionals in the local community attended the March conference to learn about the latest analytics trends and applications available to support companies.

Casey DiRienzo, Tina Das publish article in International Journal of Cross Cultural Management

The professors’ research explores the effects that corruption and diversity have on innovation across countries.

Amy Moorman presents case study at Southeast Case Research Association conference

The senior lecturer in business law presented her case study on human resource management dilemmas in a professional office setting.

Law and business students engage Singapore and Vietnam

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in Singapore and Vietnam through a collaborative international business course.

Elon MBA Program Opens Location in Research Triangle Park 
Elon’s nationally ranked part-time MBA program offers students the option to complete their degree on Elon’s campus, in Research Triangle Park or a combination of both locations. 

 

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

Matt Valle presents paper at annual Southern Management Association conference

The Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business presented his latest scholarship on organizational politics at the annual conference.

Kevin O’Mara presents research at Academy of Business Education conference

The professor of management discussed innovation solutions for management during his presentation at the annual conference.

Amy Moorman publishes article in Florida State University Law Review

The article explores the general doctrine that private employment is at-will, and the common law's exception to that doctrine for wrongful discharge in violation of "public policy."

Elon MBA named nation's #1 "best administered" program

The Princeton Review gives top marks to the MBA program of Elon's Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.

Kevin O’Mara receives awards from Atlantic Marketing Association

A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.

Tina Das delivers acceptance remarks for Lincoln Financial Professorship

The professor of economics in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was formally recognized as the university's new Lincoln Financial Professor on Aug. 18, 2014, as part of an annual ceremony to open the academic year.

Kevin O'Mara presents innovation research at international conference 

The LSB management professor and executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneural Leadership presented a research paper on how individuals differ on the eight dimensions of creativity and the implications for teaching innovation.

Rodriguez, Ajjan, Honeycutt publish article in Atlantic Marketing Journal

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how marketing faculty can implement role-play simulations using technology to improve students’ communication abilities.



Economics News Archives

CELEBRATE! Profile: Caroline Crew '15

Using economic data from China, an Elon University senior found that tourism helps reduce poverty for many residents in developing countries, though some people are helped more than others.

Omicron Delta Epsilon inducts new members

The international honor society for economics welcomed 28 new members at a spring ceremony.

Economics Professor Stephen DeLoach examines issues related to microfinance

In his 2015 Distinguished Scholar Lecture, DeLoach discussed the role of financial services in alleviating extreme poverty.

 

Casey DiRienzo, Tina Das publish article in International Journal of Cross Cultural Management

The professors’ research explores the effects that corruption and diversity have on innovation across countries.

Lumen Scholar sheds light on impacts of microfinance

Research by Elon University senior Kate Smith-Lin finds that citizens of Indonesia don’t necessarily save more money after a bank opens in rural areas, but they do change the way they save, making it easier to protect their families in times of crisis.

Steve DeLoach, Mark Kurt publish article in Journal of Teaching in International Business

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article analyzing the efficacy of business and nonbusiness-focused short-term study abroad courses in raising students' global awareness.

Elon students present research at economics conference

Economics majors presented their research at the annual Eastern Economics Association conference in New York.

Winter Term class partners with Arbor Day Foundation

Students in an Elon Core Curriculum capstone course led by faculty members in the Martha & Spencer Love School of Business and Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, spent eight days in Peru sharing with farmers ideas to improve their land while growing their revenues.

Steve DeLoach featured in Fox 8 'Buckley Report'

The professor of economics talked in January with television reporter Bob Buckley about the effect of lower gas prices on the economy.

Economics of Poverty course fosters service learning through projects for local nonprofits

Students address and approach poverty issues through service-learning projects with two local organizations: Sustainable Alamance and the United Way.

Economics professors’ research highlighted on Cafe.com

Research by Steve DeLoach and Tina Das on the effect of time spent grooming on wages was recently highlighted on Cafe.com, a human-interest digital magazine.

Tina Das, Casey DiRienzo publish article in The Journal of Developing Areas

The latest scholarship from two professors in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business explores the relationship between the quality of country level property rights and three measures of diversity.

Tina Das delivers acceptance remarks for Lincoln Financial Professorship

The professor of economics in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was formally recognized as the university's new Lincoln Financial Professor on Aug. 18, 2014, as part of an annual ceremony to open the academic year.

Das, DiRienzo publish article on diversity and the economy

Two professors in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business recently had their research published in the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Mark Kurt co-authors News & Observer column on student debt

The associate professor of economics teamed with the president of a North Carolina think tank to propose a new approach for lowering risks associated with student loans while helping college graduates build wealth.



Accounting News Archives

Linda Poulson named NCACPA Outstanding Educator of the Year

The North Carolina Association of CPAs is honoring the associate professor for her dedication and commitment to the field of accounting education.

Elon's Beta Alpha Psi participates in best practices competition

Students competed at the 2015 Beta Alpha Psi southeast regional meeting, presenting on financial literacy, effective chapter operations and international impact.

I Am Elon with Sean Barry '16

A self-described “salesman for Elon,” the accounting major enjoys showing off the campus he loves to visitors in his role as an admissions tour guide.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

Elon junior places first in X-Culture Symposium business competition

Brett Leister ’16 and four teammates won the international corporate consulting competition sponsored by Louis Vuitton.

Susan Anderson presents paper at American Accounting Association annual meeting

Professor Susan Anderson presented a teaching case for tax instructors at the annual meeting.

Beta Alpha Psi hosts annual 'Meet and Greet'

Honorary society and service organization Beta Alpha Psi held its annual accounting and finance "Meet and Greet" on Sept. 8 in McKinnon Hall to connect about 160 students with 15 firms.

Beta Alpha Psi initiates new members

Fourteen accounting and finance students were welcomed into the Lambda Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi honor society.

Elon students participate in national Beta Alpha Psi meeting

Three members of Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter, along with the chapter advisor, represented Elon at the national organization’s annual meeting.

Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi places second in best practices competition

Students attended the society’s southeast regional meeting in Orlando, earning award for strategic planning presentation.

Das, DiRienzo, Lanier, Rich publish article on anti-human trafficking policies and freedom of the press

Four Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently had their research on anti-human trafficking policies and freedom of the press published in the International Journal of Management and Marketing Research.

Beta Alpha Psi inducts new members

Twenty-three accounting and finance students were welcomed Sept. 3 into the Lambda Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the LaRose Digital Theatre.

Michael Visconti ’15 places first in Beta Alpha Psi competition

Junior accounting major Michael Visconti was a member of the winning team in the 2013 Project Run With It competition held during the Beta Alpha Psi annual meeting Aug. 8-10 in Anaheim, Calif.

Residence halls in The Oaks dedicated
The buildings in The Oaks neighborhood were named in honor of four emeriti faculty in recognition for their service to the university.



Finance News Archives

Winter Term class partners with Arbor Day Foundation

Students in an Elon Core Curriculum capstone course led by faculty members in the Martha & Spencer Love School of Business and Elon College, the College of Arts & Sciences, spent eight days in Peru sharing with farmers ideas to improve their land while growing their revenues.

Yilun Shi publishes article in Global Finance Journal

Assistant Professor Yilun Shi’s research examines the domestic stock price response to foreign capital issuance by Indian firms.

Elon junior places first in X-Culture Symposium business competition

Brett Leister ’16 and four teammates won the international corporate consulting competition sponsored by Louis Vuitton.

Elon among state finalists in CFA Institute Research Challenge

A team of senior finance majors represented Elon in the 2014 CFA Institute Research Challenge.

CFA Institute welcomes Elon into its University Recognition Program

The world’s largest association of investment professionals has recognized the university for its commitment to instilling the highest ethical standards in students with career aspirations of providing financial and investment advice to future clients.



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Four Elon students named Epicenter University Innovation Fellows

Bennett Driscoll, Giles Roll, Jensen Roll and Matthew Snow are taking part in a program through Stanford University that empowers student leaders to increase campus engagement with entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity and venture creation. 

Kacy Kim presents at AMA Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference

The assistant professor of marketing presented research on how online conversations as electronic word-of-mouth information via social media networks affects business outcomes.

Artist & scientist Guy Harvey awarded entrepreneurship medal from Elon

Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership this week on an internationally acclaimed artist who directs proceeds from his business ventures to marine wildlife conservation efforts and oceanic research projects.

Ian Baltutis ’08 named to ‘40 Leaders Under Forty’ list

The list, selected by The Business Journal of the Triad, recognizes the most promising young business professionals under the age of 40 in the Triad area of North Carolina.

Fox8 Sports anchor Kevin Connolly visits Business of NASCAR class

Connolly discusses NASCAR industry and sports marketing with students during Winter Term.

Students create marketing campaigns to aid BioBus program awareness

Integrated Marketing Communications students presented proposed brand promotion campaigns for the Elon BioBus. 

Alisha Horky speaks with News & Record on retail trends

The assistant professor of marketing was quoted in a recent story by central North Carolina's largest daily newspaper about the troubled times of a local shopping mall.

Elon Trustee Ed Doherty named New Jersey's Restaurateur of the Year

The founder and chief executive officer of Doherty Enterprises Inc., which operates eight restaurant concepts in four states, was honored in December at a gala hosted by the New Jersey Restaurant Association.

Elon students provide media support for the Global Action Summit

Four students and one professor provided video and social media coverage to this annual summit of industry leaders, entrepreneurs and researchers in Nashville. Two more Elon students and one Elon alum attended as well.

Elon junior places second in Great Northwoods Sales Warm-up

Shakori Fletcher ’16 competed against more than 50 students, earning second place in the national collegiate sales competition.

Sean McMahon’s research highlighted in journal

An article co-authored by Assistant Professor Sean McMahon was the focus of a research brief published in Academy of Management Perspectives.

Vice president at Coca-Cola shares insight on branding and marketing

Dara Redler, vice president at Coca-Cola North America Brands, shared with students how Coca-Cola has become one of the best-branded companies.

Michael Rodriguez publishes article in Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

Assistant Professor Michael Rodriguez coauthored a research review of the interactive marketing literature in the context of personal selling and sales management.  

Lawrence Garber Jr. interviewed by The Atlantic

Associate Professor Lawrence Garber Jr. was recently interviewed by The Atlantic on how color and other visual cues affect people’s attraction to food.

Erin Gillespie presents paper at ISBM conference

Assistant Professor Erin Gillespie presented research on the economic, symbolic and human resource approach to sales management at the academic conference for marketing researchers and practitioners.



Management

Brian Lyons interviewed by Canadian radio show ‘The Current’

Associate Professor Brian Lyons discussed how credit scores affect job applicants in an interview with “The Current.”

Amy Moorman presents case study at Southeast Case Research Association conference

The senior lecturer in business law presented her case study on human resource management dilemmas in a professional office setting.

Brian Lyons publishes article in International Journal of Selection and Assessment

Research co-authored by the associate professor of management examines job attitudes and behaviors of employees in the workplace.

Career Moves: Assessment tools & mentors point alum toward human resources

Actively involved with campus groups and organizations, Shannon Foley '13 enjoyed helping other people reach their full potential. Visits to the Student Professional Development Center helped Foley on her own career journey to The Advisory Board Company.

Business Communications students attend networking dinner

Winter Term mini-grant sponsors networking dinner organized by Assistant Professor Cindy Conn.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Carri Tolmie publishes article in Global Business and Organizational Excellence

Assistant Professor Carri Tomie’s research explores how nine green firm-specific advantages can facilitate the implementation and enhancement of environmental management practices.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

Matt Valle presents paper at annual Southern Management Association conference

The Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business presented his latest scholarship on organizational politics at the annual conference.

Sigma Iota Epsilon inducts new members

The honorary and professional fraternity Sigma Iota Epsilon inducted 16 new members on Nov. 13, 2014, in a LaRose Digital Theatre program.

Elon junior places first in X-Culture Symposium business competition

Brett Leister ’16 and four teammates won the international corporate consulting competition sponsored by Louis Vuitton.

Carri Tolmie presents paper at Academy of International Business conference

The international business assistant professor presented her research on corporate social responsibility at the annual meeting.

Amy Moorman publishes article in Florida State University Law Review

The article explores the general doctrine that private employment is at-will, and the common law's exception to that doctrine for wrongful discharge in violation of "public policy."

Kevin O’Mara receives awards from Atlantic Marketing Association

A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.

Elon alumna lends workforce wisdom with class

Frida Jansaker '14 explored topics including being an international student, working internationally and adapting to the workforce.



Executive Education News Archives

Love School of Business hosts Business Analytics Conference

Business managers and professionals in the local community attended the March conference to learn about the latest analytics trends and applications available to support companies.

Casey DiRienzo, Tina Das publish article in International Journal of Cross Cultural Management

The professors’ research explores the effects that corruption and diversity have on innovation across countries.

Amy Moorman presents case study at Southeast Case Research Association conference

The senior lecturer in business law presented her case study on human resource management dilemmas in a professional office setting.

Law and business students engage Singapore and Vietnam

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in Singapore and Vietnam through a collaborative international business course.

Elon MBA Program Opens Location in Research Triangle Park 
Elon’s nationally ranked part-time MBA program offers students the option to complete their degree on Elon’s campus, in Research Triangle Park or a combination of both locations. 

 

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

Matt Valle presents paper at annual Southern Management Association conference

The Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business presented his latest scholarship on organizational politics at the annual conference.

Kevin O’Mara presents research at Academy of Business Education conference

The professor of management discussed innovation solutions for management during his presentation at the annual conference.

Amy Moorman publishes article in Florida State University Law Review

The article explores the general doctrine that private employment is at-will, and the common law's exception to that doctrine for wrongful discharge in violation of "public policy."

Elon MBA named nation's #1 "best administered" program

The Princeton Review gives top marks to the MBA program of Elon's Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.

Kevin O’Mara receives awards from Atlantic Marketing Association

A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.

Tina Das delivers acceptance remarks for Lincoln Financial Professorship

The professor of economics in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was formally recognized as the university's new Lincoln Financial Professor on Aug. 18, 2014, as part of an annual ceremony to open the academic year.

Kevin O'Mara presents innovation research at international conference 

The LSB management professor and executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneural Leadership presented a research paper on how individuals differ on the eight dimensions of creativity and the implications for teaching innovation.

Rodriguez, Ajjan, Honeycutt publish article in Atlantic Marketing Journal

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how marketing faculty can implement role-play simulations using technology to improve students’ communication abilities.