Love School of Business News Archives

Susan Anderson presents paper at American Accounting Association annual meeting

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

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.

Business students share summer internship experiences 

Elon University was represented globally this past summer with hundreds of business students interning in several cities throughout the U.S. and abroad. 

Elon alumna lends workforce wisdom with class

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

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.

Sean McMahon, Matt Valle present papers at Academy of Management annual meeting

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business faculty members presented their latest scholarship in August at the academy's meeting in Philadelphia attended by more than 10,000 researchers, consultants and practitioners from around the world.

Professional development center serves as key resource for student career needs

The Porter Family Professional Development Center helps students with exploring career choices, developing their brand, job and internship strategies, and much more.

Professors expand Business German program with free online course

A project led by faculty members David Neville and Scott Windham allows anyone with Internet access to sharpen his or her German language skills with a special focus on business environments.

John Hancock sales professionals earn Elon Sales Leadership Certificate

The fourth class of participants in a program organized by a professor in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business learned about topics such as sales culture, communication styles and value proposition.

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.

Class of 2018 begins journey toward global citizenship

More than 1,500 first-year and transfer students arrived on campus Friday set on learning about social and economic issues impacting their world while finding ways to improve the lives of others.

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.

Four professors named Coleman Foundation Faculty Entrepreneurship Fellows

A grant from the Coleman Foundation will support the fellows' efforts to encourage entrepreneurship at Elon.

Crafted spirits

After reinventing his career, Wyn Ferrell ’09 is leaving his mark on the distilled spirits industry in the Denver area.



MBA News Archives

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.

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.

Entrepreneurs to graduate students: 'Your MBA will set you apart'

Elon University parents Ed and Joan Doherty P’07, co-founders of a company that operates dozens of family restaurant franchises, offered wisdom May 23 to Master of Business Administration candidates gathered in Whitley Auditorium for Commencement exercises.

Tina Das named Lincoln Financial Professor

The professor of economics and director of the Business Fellows program is recognized for excellece in teaching, scholarship, student mentoring and institutional leadership.

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Katie Galbraith MBA'07 to head Duke Regional Hospital

Galbraith has served as Duke Regional’s interim president since Sept. 30, 2013, and formerly served as the hospital’s vice president.

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts new members

Top business students were recently inducted into the international honor society Beta Gamma Sigma.

MBA students complete consulting projects for local companies

Students in the Elon MBA Advanced Operations and Supply Chain Management course recently completed process improvement projects for five companies located in Alamance County.

Global finance and business law shape Elon trips to China, Cayman Islands and Cuba

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Cuba and the Cayman Islands through collaborative international business courses.

Elon MBA earns top honors from Bloomberg Businessweek

The part-time program is ranked #1 in the South and #5 in the nation by the leading business publication.

Elon establishes JD/MBA program

Elon University School of Law and the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University have established a four-year JD/MBA program. The JD/MBA program gives students the opportunity to earn both their juris doctor and master of business administration degrees in less time, and at a lower cost, than if both degrees were pursued separately. 

Elon MBA named nation’s #2 best administered program

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

Employees honored at Staff Appreciation Day

Six staff members received awards for their work on May 31, 2013, in a McCrary Theatre program.



Economics News Archives

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.

Tina Das named Lincoln Financial Professor

The professor of economics and director of the Business Fellows program is recognized for excellece in teaching, scholarship, student mentoring and institutional leadership.

Omicron Delta Epsilon welcomes 32 members

The international honor society for economics recognized new members at a spring economics banquet.

Economics professors' research highlighted in BizEd

The research findings of Mark Kurt, assistant professor of economics, and Steve DeLoach, professor of economics, on the discouraged worker effect appear in the March/April 2014 issue of BizEd magazine.

Economics students present research at conference

Elon economics students presented their research at the Eastern Economic Association’s annual conference.

Professors, alumna publish research in Applied Economic Letters

Steve DeLoach, Jennifer Platania and Stephanie Franz '11 studied the effects of part-time work on students’ academic performance.

Three men's soccer players named NSCAA Scholar Academic All-Americans

Jason Waterman (communication science), Nathan Dean (economics) and Matt Wescoe (political science) have been honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for their academic and athletic performances.

Mark Kurt and Paul Geis Publish Article on Study Abroad

Mark Kurt and Paul Geis have published “Assessing Global Awareness over Short-Term Study Abroad Sequence: A Factor Analysis”

Alumnus discusses method for predicting college basketball recruitment in interview

Jackson Fambrough ’13 recently spoke to Inside Carolina about the economic model he developed for predicting college basketball recruitment.

Kurt, DeLoach publish paper in Journal of Labor Research

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on the impacts of macroeconomic shocks on the search intensity of the unemployed.

Mark Kurt publishes article in Health Economics

A Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professor's research on sexually transmitted infections with semi-anonymous matching has been published in the journal Health Economics.

Business students explore urban economics in Chicago

Five Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students were able to apply their classroom learning during a one-day trip to Chicago. 

Elon wins regional College Fed Challenge

A team of Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students placed first in the preliminary round of the College Fed Challenge held at the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond in Charlotte, N.C.



Accounting News Archives

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.
Elon trustees name facilities for emeriti faculty and staff
Elon trustees have named campus facilities in honor of five emeriti faculty and staff members who provided distinguished service to the university.
Allied Churches names Elon senior 'Volunteer of the Year'
Eric Zelenkofske '12 started working with the Burlington, N.C., homeless shelter after a philosophy course on ethics and decision-making.
Art Cassill named Outstanding Educator of the Year
Art Cassill, the Wesley R. Elingburg Professor of Accounting, has been named the 2012 Outstanding Educator of the Year by the NCACPA.
Weller, Poulson publish paper on contrary evidence in textile industry for audit committee independence
Paula Weller, lecturer, and Linda Poulson, associate professor, both in the Department of Accounting in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, recently published a paper titled, “Sarbanes-Oxley and the Need for Audit Committee Independence: Contrary Evidence in the Textile Industry.”
Faculty book examines cutting-edge financial trading systems
Associate Professor Alex Yap looks at the way today’s markets use computer programs to buy and sell stocks, bonds and commodities.
Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi receives Gold chapter status
Elon’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the honorary organization for financial information students and professionals, was awarded “Gold chapter” status during the national organization’s annual conference this month in Denver. Elon was one of seven chapters to achieve the honor, which is the highest award level a chapter can receive.



Finance News Archives

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

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.

Sean McMahon, Matt Valle present papers at Academy of Management annual meeting

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business faculty members presented their latest scholarship in August at the academy's meeting in Philadelphia attended by more than 10,000 researchers, consultants and practitioners from around the world.

John Hancock sales professionals earn Elon Sales Leadership Certificate

The fourth class of participants in a program organized by a professor in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business learned about topics such as sales culture, communication styles and value proposition.

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.

Kevin O'Mara receives Coleman Foundation grant

Business Fellow joins Venture for America

Elon University senior Austin Rhoads, who graduates this spring with degrees in international business and marketing, hopes to use his own business startup experience to help a technology firm create jobs for a city growing its entrepreneurial reputation.

Gary Palin among top 25 thought leaders invited to entrepreneurship summit

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Elon's sales program earns national recognition

The Sales Education Foundation has honored the sales program in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, a distinction that helps attract national  companies to campus to recruit Elon University students into prime sales jobs.

Rodriguez, Gillespie present at National Conference of Sales Management

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented papers at the conference focusing on sales management and personal selling.

Winners announced for Thomas Jefferson essay contest

The 15th annual Philip L. Carret Endowment Thomas Jefferson Essay Contest asked students to write about the relationship between public education and the common good in the 21st century.

Marketing research students complete service learning projects for local organizations

Students provided strategic marketing plans and implementations through research and analyzing data for Elon community partners.

CRM students take on modern selling competition

The case study competition tests students’ skills in solving a client’s problem utilizing customer relationship management solutions.

Honeycutt receives Best Article award from Journal of Marketing Theory and Practice

An article on the equivalence failures in multicultural comparative research co-authored by Professor Emeritus Earl Honeycutt was named the 2013 Best Article.

Elon dedicates Chandler Family Professional Sales Center

The center on the first floor of the Koury Business Center named for one of Elon’s most devoted families is the centerpiece of a sales program that school leaders cite for helping to elevate the university’s national reputation.



Management

Elon alumna lends workforce wisdom with class

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

Sean McMahon, Matt Valle present papers at Academy of Management annual meeting

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business faculty members presented their latest scholarship in August at the academy's meeting in Philadelphia attended by more than 10,000 researchers, consultants and practitioners from around the world.

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.

Kevin O'Mara receives Coleman Foundation grant

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Danielle White ’14 presents at management conference

The senior management major presented her research on film studios' strategies for profit maximization.

Professor emeritus co-authors article for Leader to Leader

David Noer was the lead author on a feature story in the quarterly journal that examined career-limiting leadership tendencies.

Sigma Iota Epsilon inducts new members

The honorary business fraternity welcomed 24 new undergraduate members majoring in management.

Danielle White ‘14 receives Beta Gamma Sigma scholarship

Senior Danielle White has been selected to receive a scholarship from the international honor society Beta Gamma Sigma.

Matt Valle named Martha and Spencer Love Term Professor

The professor of management has been named the Martha and Spencer Love Term Professor in Business, an honor established by a gift from The Martha and Spencer Love Foundation. 

Haya Ajjan presents research at Academy of Management conference

Assistant Professor Haya Ajjan recently presented research on students’ intentions towards entrepreneurship at the 73rd annual meeting of the Academy of Management in Orlando, Fla.

Haya Ajjan guest lectures at ESAN University in Peru

Haya Ajjan, assistant professor of management information systems in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, was recently a guest professor during International Week at ESAN University in Lima, Peru.

Career Moves: Alumni networking helps new grad land job

Management major Caroline Legin ’13 discovered "an ideal starting point" in her career by talking with other Elon graduates already at work for one of the nation's premier consulting firms.

Elon STARS: Susan Manring

Professor’s class challenges future business leaders to examine sustainability.

BloombergBusinessweek reports on Mary Gowan's new position

The professor of management and former dean of the Love School of Business has been named dean of the business school at James Madison University.



Executive Education News Archives

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.

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.

Entrepreneurs to graduate students: 'Your MBA will set you apart'

Elon University parents Ed and Joan Doherty P’07, co-founders of a company that operates dozens of family restaurant franchises, offered wisdom May 23 to Master of Business Administration candidates gathered in Whitley Auditorium for Commencement exercises.

Tina Das named Lincoln Financial Professor

The professor of economics and director of the Business Fellows program is recognized for excellece in teaching, scholarship, student mentoring and institutional leadership.

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Katie Galbraith MBA'07 to head Duke Regional Hospital

Galbraith has served as Duke Regional’s interim president since Sept. 30, 2013, and formerly served as the hospital’s vice president.

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts new members

Top business students were recently inducted into the international honor society Beta Gamma Sigma.

MBA students complete consulting projects for local companies

Students in the Elon MBA Advanced Operations and Supply Chain Management course recently completed process improvement projects for five companies located in Alamance County.

Global finance and business law shape Elon trips to China, Cayman Islands and Cuba

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in Shanghai, Hong Kong, Cuba and the Cayman Islands through collaborative international business courses.

Elon MBA earns top honors from Bloomberg Businessweek

The part-time program is ranked #1 in the South and #5 in the nation by the leading business publication.

Elon establishes JD/MBA program

Elon University School of Law and the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business at Elon University have established a four-year JD/MBA program. The JD/MBA program gives students the opportunity to earn both their juris doctor and master of business administration degrees in less time, and at a lower cost, than if both degrees were pursued separately. 

Elon MBA named nation’s #2 best administered program

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

Chris Leupold serves as keynote speaker at Professional Development Day

Associate Professor of Psychology Chris Leupold served as the keynote speaker for the Triangle Catholic Schools’ Professional Development Day on Sept. 23.