Love School of Business News Archives

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.

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.

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.

Tech exec offers lessons in data-driven entrepreneurship, and 'how to speak search engine'

Christian Ward, executive vice president of partnerships with location data platform Yext, spoke at the Koury Business Center on Sept. 22 as part of the C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture Series. 

Elon announces launch of Design Thinking initiative

Support from Trustee Cindy Citrone and her husband, Rob, will enable Elon to integrate design thinking into curricular and co-curricular experiences across the campus. 

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.

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 inducts 21 new members

Accounting and finance students were welcomed into the Lambda Xi chapter of the honor organization.

Love School of Business expansion receives additional major gift

Elon parents Steve and Dayna Anderson have stepped forward to generously support Richard W. Sankey Hall and the continued growth of Elon’s top-50 business school.

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. 

In My Words: 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.

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. 

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. 

Brandon Shore ’08 continues to climb the ranks of the Miami Dolphins’ administration 

As he enters his seventh season with the club, the Elon alumnus has been promoted to senior director of football administration

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.



MBA News Archives

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.

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.



Economics News Archives

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.

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.



Accounting News Archives

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.

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.



Finance News Archives

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.

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

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.

In My Words: 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.

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.



Management

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.

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.



Executive Education News Archives

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.

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.