Love School of Business News Archives

Love School of Business celebrates student and faculty achievements

An annual awards program held April 20 recognized the academic success and service of those involved with the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.

Trailblazing CEO shares key successes, expert advice with business students

Emma Battle, founder and CEO of MarketVigor, talked about her professional journey and provided advice for how to become a trailblazer.

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.

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.

International economics honor society recognizes students for academic excellence

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

Elon American Marketing Association chapter recognized at international conference

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

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.

Apple education experts talk coding with Elon faculty, staff

Elon’s Center for Organizational Analytics hosted a workshop to explore the possibilities of integrating app development with Swift into curricula.

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.

Going abroad? Thinking about going abroad? Think GoinGlobal 

Going abroad? Thinking about going abroad? GoinGlobal is a resource filled with information about cultural, professional, and social experiences or barriers you may have abroad. 

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. 

Young alumni excellence recognized with Top 10 Under 10 Awards

The awards program highlights and celebrates alumni who have graduated within the past decade and who are distinguished in their professions and invested in the future of Elon and their community.

Elon MBA holds sixth annual case competition

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

Diamond kings: Elon students win division in SABR Analytics Conference competition

An Elon team of business and communications students won its undergraduate division in the 2017 Society for American Baseball Research case competition and was the only team invited to present at the SABR Analytics Conference in Phoenix, Arizona, on March 9-10.

 

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.



MBA News Archives

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.

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.

Elon to honor Louis DeJoy for entrepreneurial leadership

The former CEO of New Breed Logistics will be presented with the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership on March 1 at 5 p.m. in the LaRose Digital Theatre.

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.

Elon students, state leaders discuss North Carolina’s global engagement

The students reviewed data patterns and trends presented in the N.C. Global Engagement Snapshot at a recent N.C. Coalition for Global Competitiveness meeting.

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.

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.

Management professor presents paper at Southern Management Association conference

Research co-authored by Professor Matthew Valle investigates the relationship between individual perceptions of negative organizational environments on moral disengagement and subsequent outcomes.

Management professor publishes journal article

The article reviews conceptions of research legitimacy and impact as manifestations of the strategic intent of business schools.

Love School of Business professor co-authors article in Oxford Handbook

Robert Moorman, Frank S. Holt Jr. Professor of Business Leadership, examines how contemporary treatments of trust enhance people’s understanding of how trust and Organizational Citizenship Behavior performance interrelate. 



Economics News Archives

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. 

Sheridan explores 'The Great Digital Divide' in article about using popular media to teach economics

In a Journal of Economics and Economic Education Research article, Assistant Professor Brandon Sheridan examines student television and music preferences to see if they align with the resources available to economics educators.

Elon economist cited in News & Record article about post-recession employment levels

Brandon Sheridan, assistant professor of economics, offered insights about the decline in the workforce participation rate. 

Elon study finds $3M economic local impact by Sustainable Alamance

A recent study by Elon economics students has found that Sustainable Alamance, a community initiative helps local residents attain self-sufficiency, has had a $3 million local impact during the past five years.

 

Elon hosts regional College Fed Challenge

Student teams presented analyses of economic conditions and recommendations for monetary policymaking.

Elon economics professor weighs in for News & Record report on N.C. economy

Brandon Sheridan, assistant professor of economics, was among the experts interviewed for the Oct. 23 article looking at how the North Carolina economy has rebounded. 

Report on Affordable Care Act premium increases includes insights from Elon professor

Elon Economics Professor Steve DeLoach offers his insights into what's driving healthe insurance premium increases for ACA customers. 

Six faculty members named Leadership Scholars

Leadership scholars gather as a cohort for workshops and seminars designed to focus on issues related to leadership pedagogy. 

 

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.

Immersive summer business program in Japan generates foreign media coverage

Through "Keizai in Kansai: Business and Culture in Japan," a group of nine Elon students studied the Japanese economy up close for nearly a month. 

Elon marks Labor Day with new celebration

The event Monday in Whitley Auditorium offered a broad look at the history and accomplishments of the labor movement.



Accounting News Archives

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.

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.

Beta Alpha Psi members present, serve at annual meeting

Three students represented Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter at the international organization’s annual meeting in Baltimore.

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'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.”



Finance News Archives

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.

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.



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

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.

Students connect with employers at Sales Meet and Greet

The networking event brought together more than 100 students with recruiters from a variety of organizations.

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.

The Conversation: Here's what happens when you like a brand on Facebook

Elon's Alisha Horky and fellow researcher Mark Pelletier of Radford University write about what it means to like a brand on Facebook. This article was originally published in The Conversation.

Elon professor's work about the meaning behind Facebook 'likes' finds national audience

The article by Assistant Professor of Marketing Alisha Horky and her co-author first appeared at The Conversation and has since been republished by multiple national media outlets. 

Love School of Business professor co-authors article in Oxford Handbook

Robert Moorman, Frank S. Holt Jr. Professor of Business Leadership, examines how contemporary treatments of trust enhance people’s understanding of how trust and Organizational Citizenship Behavior performance interrelate. 



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.

Management professor presents paper at Southern Management Association conference

Research co-authored by Professor Matthew Valle investigates the relationship between individual perceptions of negative organizational environments on moral disengagement and subsequent outcomes.

Management professor publishes journal article

The article reviews conceptions of research legitimacy and impact as manifestations of the strategic intent of business schools.

Kelly Siewers ’17 named a Provost Scholar in recognition of her college athletics research

During the past two years, the sport and event management and business management double major has examined the reasons why collegiate athletic departments have decided to reclassify to Division I.

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.

Love School of Business professor co-authors article in Oxford Handbook

Robert Moorman, Frank S. Holt Jr. Professor of Business Leadership, examines how contemporary treatments of trust enhance people’s understanding of how trust and Organizational Citizenship Behavior performance interrelate. 

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.

 

Love School of Business professors present at Academy of Management meeting

Brian Lyons, Robert Moorman, Elena Kennedy, Rosey Bao and Sean McMahon shared their scholarship during the association’s annual meeting.