Love School of Business News Archives

Five presented with Elon University's highest honor — the Elon Medallion

Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the university's highest honor upon five retired faculty and staff members for their meritorious service to the university. 

Service Year

Elon advances a growing national movement, engaging recent graduates in a year of community service following graduation.

Elon parent supports Love School of Business expansion with generous gift

The university is grateful to Kevin Tedeschi P'18 for his support of Richard W. Sankey Hall, which will provide much-needed classrooms and learning facilities for students.

Elon launches Center for Organizational Analytics

The new center aims to be a leading source of data analytics knowledge creation, aggregation and assimilation.

New director named for Elon’s entrepreneurship center

The seasoned entrepreneur and entrepreneurship educator will lead the Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership in its efforts to build an entrepreneurial ecosystem at Elon.

Jennings family  supports Schar Center with generous gift

The new convocation center will provide a preeminent facility for Phoenix athletics and university events.

Tonmoy Islam authors article in Social Indicators Research

The assistant professor of economics' research examines the extent of growth elasticity in a developed economy.

Erin Gillespie named director of Elon’s sales center

The assistant professor of marketing has been named director of the Chandler Family Professional Sales Center.

Death of longtime Elon business school advisor Peter L. Tourtellot

The longtime member and former chair of the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business Board of Advisors died July 16.

Alisha Horky co-authors article in Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

The assistant professor of marketing and her co-author examine the Facebook “Like" from a product and service perspective.

Elon expands business dual-degree program

The four-year program now includes partnerships with schools in Spain and Italy.

Twenty-two Business Fellows receive medallions

Members of the graduating class of Elon Business Fellows were presented with medallions in a ceremony in front of faculty, staff, family and friends.

Douglas Spencer Jr. '16 named Elon Youth Trustee

The spring 2016 graduate from Washington, D.C., began a two-year term on the Board of Trustees June 1.

Tonmoy Islam’s paper published in Social Indicators Research

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of economics examines the Multidimensional Human Opportunity Index.

iMedia graduate examines collaboration while developing virtual workspace platform

Kelly Foran ’15 G’16 was accepted this summer into a startup accelerator program run by Groundwork Labs, a Durham-based organization that helps entrepreneurial ventures get off the ground.



MBA News Archives

Alisha Horky co-authors article in Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

The assistant professor of marketing and her co-author examine the Facebook “Like" from a product and service perspective.

Haya Ajjan presents at Retail Technology Conference

The associate professor’s session focused on the value of collecting data for the purpose of recognizing patterns in the retail and point-of-service business.

Timothy Norvell and Alisha Horky publish paper in Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management

The assistant professors of marketing present a framework and model to evaluate the impact of promotions on company revenue and profit.

Mike Griffin G'16 receives Richard H. Behrman Award

The award is presented to the most outstanding Elon MBA student in the Class of 2016.

DeMaio to graduates: ‘You have the opportunity to reshape business’

DonnaLee DeMaio, president and CEO of United Guaranty, delivered the keynote address to the 41 students in the Love School of Business who received master’s degrees in business administration and management on May 20.

Alisha Horky’s paper published in Journal of Business Research

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of marketing examines the situational influences on customers’ self-service technology decisions.

Poulson, Weller earn NCACPA Outstanding Conference Speaker award

The North Carolina Association of CPAs recognized accounting professors Linda Poulson and Paula Weller for their presentation, “Improving Student Writing Skills in Accounting.”

Beta Gamma Sigma welcomes 47 new members

Top business students were inducted into Elon’s international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International.

Matthew Valle publishes article in Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship

The study examined the effects of promotion focus and prevention focus on work engagement.

Love School of Business organizes Business Analytics Conference

Participants learned from industry experts how to turn business analytics into profitable insights.

Love School of Business celebrates student & faculty achievements

An annual awards program held April 21 recognized the academic success and service of those involved with the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business. 

Brian Lyons’ research cited on ESPN.com

The associate professor’s work on off-duty deviance was recently cited in an article on predicting arrest rates of NFL draft picks.

Kevin O’Mara presents on social entrepreneurship panel

The professor of management served as a panelist in a discussion on fostering change-making leaders on campuses.

Larry Garber featured in Folio by Tealeaves article

The associate professor of marketing shared his insights on the effects of color preferences among consumers in modern society.

Haya Ajjan’s paper published in business journal

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of management information systems examines social media use by women entrepreneurs in Egypt and was published in International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

 



Economics News Archives

Five presented with Elon University's highest honor — the Elon Medallion

Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the university's highest honor upon five retired faculty and staff members for their meritorious service to the university. 

Service Year

Elon advances a growing national movement, engaging recent graduates in a year of community service following graduation.

Tonmoy Islam authors article in Social Indicators Research

The assistant professor of economics' research examines the extent of growth elasticity in a developed economy.

Tonmoy Islam’s paper published in Social Indicators Research

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of economics examines the Multidimensional Human Opportunity Index.

Two economics students receive Best Thesis award

The Department of Economics recognized Michael Keenan and Ameya Benegal for writing the best economics theses of the year.

Elon's 2016 retirees recognized

President Emeritus Earl J. Danieley, who has given Elon 70 years of service, is among 19 faculty and staff members retiring this year.

Senior economics and international economics majors present theses

Thirty-one students presented individual comprehensive research projects on economic issues.

Elon students present research at Eastern Economic Association conference 

The economics majors shared their theses during the annual meeting’s undergraduate research sessions.

Death of professor emeritus James 'Jim' T. Toney

The James T. Toney Endowment Fund in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business had been established in his honor by members of the Department of Economics; Toney died March 6, 2016.

Business Fellows explore business and culture in Chile, Argentina

First-year Business Fellows spent two weeks in Latin America examining the differences in economic institutions between Chile and Argentina.

Microfinance can help home businesses recover from calamity in developing countries

Research by Elon University senior Michael Keenan finds that household businesses in Indonesia are more likely to cope with natural disasters and disease when they have access to banks that provide savings and loans.

Community Connections panelists explore 'the cost of discrimination'

Four experts shared insights with members of the campus and Alamance County communities on Tuesday night in a forum about ongoing issues tied to race in the realm of business and finance.

Three professors named Senior Faculty Research Fellows

A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Casey DiRienzo, Clyde Ellis and Ashley Hairston.

Elon/RTI study: Traditional school calendars can give home prices a boost

Assistant Professor Katy Rouse co-authored a new report that found a small price premium for residential real estate in Wake County, North Carolina, when children attend schools that teach from late August through mid June. 

Faculty & staff share details of Elon's solar energy

Representatives from across campus spoke Sept. 22, 2015, about the physical, economic and educational benefits of solar power, as well as Elon’s recent efforts to harvest solar energy.



Accounting News Archives

Elon's 2016 retirees recognized

President Emeritus Earl J. Danieley, who has given Elon 70 years of service, is among 19 faculty and staff members retiring this year.

Poulson, Weller earn NCACPA Outstanding Conference Speaker award

The North Carolina Association of CPAs recognized accounting professors Linda Poulson and Paula Weller for their presentation, “Improving Student Writing Skills in Accounting.”

Susan Anderson publishes article in ATA Journal of Legal Tax Research

The professor of accounting’s research explores the history of selected important book-tax differences.

Beta Alpha Psi receives community involvement award

Elon’s chapter of the international honor organization for financial information students and professionals was recognized for its contributions to the general welfare of the campus and greater community.

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.

Susan Anderson’s case published in Issues in Accounting Education

The professor of accounting’s teaching case illustrates how advances in technology and social media occur without the issuance of directly applicable tax guidance.

Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi presents at 2016 Southeast Regional Meeting

Six accounting majors participated in the Best Practices Competition and led a concurrent session during the international honor organization’s meeting.

Students to help local residents during tax season

Elon University undergraduate students are taking part for the first time this winter in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program to assist eligible community members with preparing their tax returns.

Five professors named Sustainability Faculty Scholars

The newest cohort of scholars will participate in a program that helps Elon University faculty integrate sustainability into an existing course.

Elon’s Department of Accounting hosts Continuing Professional Education Seminar

The seminar offered CPAs continuing professional education credits in taxes, regulatory ethics, accounting, management advisory services, communications and economics.

Elon team places second in Western Division of Eller Ethics Case Competition

Two accounting majors presented their analysis of Uber’s business practices for the annual business ethics case competition.

Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi receives Superior chapter status

The chapter of the honorary organization for financial information students and professionals was awarded Superior status for its efforts during the 2014-15 academic year.

Beta Alpha Psi hosts annual meet and greet

The honorary society and service organization held its annual accounting “Meet and Greet” on Sept. 14 to connect students with employers.

Elon students participate in national Beta Alpha Psi meeting

Four members of Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter represented Elon in August at the national organization’s annual meeting in Milwaukee. 

Beta Alpha Psi initiates new members

Sixteen students were welcomed into the Lambda Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi honor society. 



Finance News Archives

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.

Adam Aiken’s research cited in FundFire

The assistant professor of finance was recently cited for his research on the hedge fund industry.

An Elon for all seasons

Graduating senior Kyle Hoganson spent much of the past year taking photos of Fonville Fountain from the same spot under the Alamance portico – and a new photo collage is his gift to the university community.

Elon senior & alumnus receive Princeton in Asia fellowships

Laura Sturdivant '15 and Alexander Ward '14 travel next fall to Myanmar and the Philippines, respectively, with support of a program aimed at promoting goodwill and the exchange of ideas between cultures of the East and West.

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

Alisha Horky co-authors article in Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

The assistant professor of marketing and her co-author examine the Facebook “Like" from a product and service perspective.

iMedia graduate examines collaboration while developing virtual workspace platform

Kelly Foran ’15 G’16 was accepted this summer into a startup accelerator program run by Groundwork Labs, a Durham-based organization that helps entrepreneurial ventures get off the ground.

Timothy Norvell and Alisha Horky publish paper in Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management

The assistant professors of marketing present a framework and model to evaluate the impact of promotions on company revenue and profit.

Digital marketing students engage in 2016 Google Online Marketing Challenge

Students participated in a unique opportunity to experience and create online marketing campaigns for clients.

Alisha Horky’s paper published in Journal of Business Research

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of marketing examines the situational influences on customers’ self-service technology decisions.

Larry Garber featured in Folio by Tealeaves article

The associate professor of marketing shared his insights on the effects of color preferences among consumers in modern society.

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.

Kacy Kim publishes article in the International Journal of Advertising

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of marketing examines the relationship between advertising expenditures and perceptions regarding popular brands as held by children and mothers in the U.S.

Top European marketing expert visits Elon for research software presentation

Marketing professor Marko Sarstedt shared advice at Elon University from Feb. 11-12 for students and professors interested in hands-on data analysis.

Ian Baltutis '08 wins Burlington mayor election

The accomplished young alumnus and entrepreneur received 55 percent of the vote in city elections held Nov. 3, 2015, propelling him to the top elected position in Alamance County's largest city.

Elon senior wins BSU Regional Sales Competition

Elon Sales Team member Shakori Fletcher '16 took first place at the mock sales role play competition hosted by Ball State University.

Coleman Rich speaks with High Point Enterprise on gas prices

The senior lecturer in operations and supply chain management was quoted in the High Point, N.C. newspaper about variations in local gas prices.

An Elon for all seasons

Graduating senior Kyle Hoganson spent much of the past year taking photos of Fonville Fountain from the same spot under the Alamance portico – and a new photo collage is his gift to the university community.

Career Moves: Internship leads to CBSsports.com job

Elon University senior entrepreneurship major Kimberly Gersh leveraged a summer work experience into a permanent position by using her personal network and seeking resume and cover letter feedback from the Student Professional Development Center.

Elon senior & alumnus receive Princeton in Asia fellowships

Laura Sturdivant '15 and Alexander Ward '14 travel next fall to Myanmar and the Philippines, respectively, with support of a program aimed at promoting goodwill and the exchange of ideas between cultures of the East and West.



Management

Haya Ajjan presents at Retail Technology Conference

The associate professor’s session focused on the value of collecting data for the purpose of recognizing patterns in the retail and point-of-service business.

Business students earn Project Management Institute certification 

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

Brian Lyons’ research cited on ESPN.com

The associate professor’s work on off-duty deviance was recently cited in an article on predicting arrest rates of NFL draft picks.

Kevin O’Mara presents on social entrepreneurship panel

The professor of management served as a panelist in a discussion on fostering change-making leaders on campuses.

Haya Ajjan’s paper published in business journal

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of management information systems examines social media use by women entrepreneurs in Egypt and was published in International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.

 

Valle and colleagues present three papers at international conferences

Matthew Valle, the Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and Professor of Management, has presented research at three international business/management conferences.

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.

Matt Valle publishes article on political skill

The professor of management and co-authors found that the political skill dimension of perceived insincerity influences managerial ratings of performance and promotability.

Valle, O'Mara publish article in Journal of the Academy of Business Education

The professors of management describe a classroom exercise to explore and teach the fundamentals of adaptive project management.

Kevin O’Mara receives Best Paper Award from Academy of Business Research

The professor of management received honors during the society’s spring conference.

Elon names Leadership Prize recipients

The award provides students with $10,000 to research and understand problems of interest to them and then use their leadership abilities to test potential solutions.

Elon team finishes third in SHRM Student Case Competition

Four Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students represented Elon University in a competition hosted by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Top European marketing expert visits Elon for research software presentation

Marketing professor Marko Sarstedt shared advice at Elon University from Feb. 11-12 for students and professors interested in hands-on data analysis.

Keeping coffee hotter longer

Elon University senior Madison Tamblyn captured the attention of angel investors when a new invention she created on campus won first place in January’s San Francisco ElevatorPitch entrepreneurship event.

Brian Lyons publishes article in the Journal of Applied Psychology

Research co-authored by the associate professor of management examines organizational policies of off-duty deviance (ODD) and strategies to reduce ODD.



Executive Education News Archives

Alisha Horky co-authors article in Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

The assistant professor of marketing and her co-author examine the Facebook “Like" from a product and service perspective.

Haya Ajjan presents at Retail Technology Conference

The associate professor’s session focused on the value of collecting data for the purpose of recognizing patterns in the retail and point-of-service business.

Timothy Norvell and Alisha Horky publish paper in Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management

The assistant professors of marketing present a framework and model to evaluate the impact of promotions on company revenue and profit.

Mike Griffin G'16 receives Richard H. Behrman Award

The award is presented to the most outstanding Elon MBA student in the Class of 2016.

DeMaio to graduates: ‘You have the opportunity to reshape business’

DonnaLee DeMaio, president and CEO of United Guaranty, delivered the keynote address to the 41 students in the Love School of Business who received master’s degrees in business administration and management on May 20.

Alisha Horky’s paper published in Journal of Business Research

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of marketing examines the situational influences on customers’ self-service technology decisions.

Poulson, Weller earn NCACPA Outstanding Conference Speaker award

The North Carolina Association of CPAs recognized accounting professors Linda Poulson and Paula Weller for their presentation, “Improving Student Writing Skills in Accounting.”

Beta Gamma Sigma welcomes 47 new members

Top business students were inducted into Elon’s international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International.

Love School of Business organizes Business Analytics Conference

Participants learned from industry experts how to turn business analytics into profitable insights.

Love School of Business celebrates student & faculty achievements

An annual awards program held April 21 recognized the academic success and service of those involved with the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business. 

Matthew Valle publishes article in Journal of Applied Management and Entrepreneurship

The study examined the effects of promotion focus and prevention focus on work engagement.

Brian Lyons’ research cited on ESPN.com

The associate professor’s work on off-duty deviance was recently cited in an article on predicting arrest rates of NFL draft picks.

Kevin O’Mara presents on social entrepreneurship panel

The professor of management served as a panelist in a discussion on fostering change-making leaders on campuses.

Larry Garber featured in Folio by Tealeaves article

The associate professor of marketing shared his insights on the effects of color preferences among consumers in modern society.

Haya Ajjan’s paper published in business journal

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of management information systems examines social media use by women entrepreneurs in Egypt and was published in International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business.