Love School of Business News Archives

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.

Ranking: Love School of Business among schools with highest percentage of minority students

The data and rankings were compiled by Poets & Quants, a business education news outlet that last year ranked the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business No. 39 in the U.S. overall. 

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.

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.

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.

Elon business students gain immersive experience in Shanghai

Through the LSB Center Abroad in China, students completed a semester abroad, taking business courses and completing an internship while living at East China Normal University.

Stacy Outlaw named a commission chair-elect for National Academic Advising Association

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business director of undergraduate programs will serve as the advising business majors chair for the non-profit organization.

Elon alumnus endows second scholarship to support global study

Sam Troy ’67 continues his loyal philanthropic support of Elon by helping make global engagement possible for students in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.

Elon students place in Silicon Valley startup competition

As part of the “Innovation in America” course, students participated in Startup Weekend Bay Area, gaining insight into what it takes to turn ideas into reality.

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. 

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.

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.

Stanford to direct design thinking at Elon

Dawan Stanford will facilitate bringing the best of design thinking practices to curricular and co-curricular experiences across campus. 

2017 Top 10 Under 10 Alumni Award recipients announced

The honorees are young alumni who have achieved major professional success, serve as difference-makers in their communities and loyally support Elon as partners, advocates and investors.

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

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



MBA News Archives

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. 

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.

Professor’s paper published in Marketing Management Journal

Research co-authored by Alisha Horky, assistant professor of marketing, examines both annoying marketing and creepy marketing from a consumer’s perspective.

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.



Economics News Archives

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.

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.



Accounting News Archives

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.”

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.



Finance News Archives

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.

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.



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

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. 

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.

Professor’s paper published in Marketing Management Journal

Research co-authored by Alisha Horky, assistant professor of marketing, examines both annoying marketing and creepy marketing from a consumer’s perspective.

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.



Management

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.

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.