Love School of Business News Archives

Celebrating scholarship: The 2016 President's Report

Through intellectual inquiry and entrepreneurial spirit, Elon scholars are expanding knowledge, providing new insights and working to solve difficult problems that challenge humanity. Read the annual President's Report for details.

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. 

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

Wonhi Synn named Wesley R. Elingburg Professor of Finance

The endowed professorship was established by Trustee Wesley Elingburg and his wife, Cathy, in 2007.

 

Elon students complete Amica Elon Challenge

Danielle Halliday ’17 and Riley Billman ’17 won the professional selling competition exclusively for Elon students.

Elon ranks among country's top 40 undergraduate business programs

The ranking comes from Poets & Quants, a business education news outlet that released its inaugural survey results on Dec. 5. 

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.

Sean McMahon named Doherty Emerging Professor of Entrepreneurship

The professorship is funded by an endowment from Trustee Edward Doherty and his wife, Joan, of Saddle River, New Jersey.

Elon workshop explores smart data discovery using Watson Analytics

Professors, staff members and students learned how to use the tool for guided data exploration, automated predictive analysis and dashboard creation. 

Finance professor receives Outstanding Paper Award

The award was presented to Assistant Professor Adam Aiken during the Southern Finance Association Annual 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.

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.

'Giving back is important to us'

Elon alumnus and Trustee John R. Hill ’76 and his wife, Lesley, continue their generous support of the university with two major gifts.

Valle publishes in Journal of Managerial Psychology

The article explores the phenomenon of surface acting as a mediator between personality and work-related outcomes.

Elon team analyzes ethical business cases in international collegiate competition

Students were challenged with complex ethical dilemmas they are likely to face in today's corporate world.



MBA News Archives

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.

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.



Economics News Archives

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.

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.



Accounting News Archives

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.

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.



Finance News Archives

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.

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

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.

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.



Management

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.

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.