Love School of Business News Archives

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Six faculty members named Sustainability Scholars

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

Economics of Poverty course fosters service learning through projects for local nonprofits

Students address and approach poverty issues through service-learning projects with two local organizations: Sustainable Alamance and the United Way.

Interactive Media student part of winning team at startup competition

Henry Kean ’14 G’15 collaborated with two UNC-Greensboro students to produce the winning business plan at Triad Startup Weekend hosted by Elon University’s Doherty Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership.

Elon student team ties for first in coding competition

Undergraduate and graduate students produced a web platform for North Carolina A&T's CASE Lab during a November competition in Greensboro, N.C.

Carri Tolmie publishes article in Global Business and Organizational Excellence

Assistant Professor Carri Tomie’s research explores how nine green firm-specific advantages can facilitate the implementation and enhancement of environmental management practices.

Elon names inaugural Leadership Prize recipients

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

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

M.S. in Management program will enroll first class in August 2015

Elon University announces an accelerated, full-time program with concentrations in corporate communications and organizational analytics. 

Matt Valle presents paper at annual Southern Management Association conference

The Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business presented his latest scholarship on organizational politics at the annual conference.

Sigma Iota Epsilon inducts new members

The honorary and professional fraternity Sigma Iota Epsilon inducted 16 new members on Nov. 13, 2014, in a LaRose Digital Theatre program.

Kevin O’Mara presents research at Academy of Business Education conference

The professor of management discussed innovation solutions for management during his presentation at the annual conference.

Students present entrepreneurial ventures at Triple Impact Challenge

More than 50 students presented entrepreneurial ventures that offered solutions to social issues or ideas for a business opportunity.

Entrepreneurship road trip program enhances experiential learning

The Entrepreneurship Living-Learning Community sponsored three road trips this semester to expand student learning from the classroom to real-world settings.

Elon students provide media support for the Global Action Summit

Four students and one professor provided video and social media coverage to this annual summit of industry leaders, entrepreneurs and researchers in Nashville. Two more Elon students and one Elon alum attended as well.



MBA News Archives

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

Matt Valle presents paper at annual Southern Management Association conference

The Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business presented his latest scholarship on organizational politics at the annual conference.

Kevin O’Mara presents research at Academy of Business Education conference

The professor of management discussed innovation solutions for management during his presentation at the annual conference.

Amy Moorman publishes article in Florida State University Law Review

The article explores the general doctrine that private employment is at-will, and the common law's exception to that doctrine for wrongful discharge in violation of "public policy."

Elon MBA named nation's #1 "best administered" program

The Princeton Review gives top marks to the MBA program of Elon's Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.

Kevin O’Mara receives awards from Atlantic Marketing Association

A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.

Tina Das delivers acceptance remarks for Lincoln Financial Professorship

The professor of economics in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was formally recognized as the university's new Lincoln Financial Professor on Aug. 18, 2014, as part of an annual ceremony to open the academic year.

Kevin O'Mara presents innovation research at international conference 

The LSB management professor and executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneural Leadership presented a research paper on how individuals differ on the eight dimensions of creativity and the implications for teaching innovation.

Rodriguez, Ajjan, Honeycutt publish article in Atlantic Marketing Journal

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how marketing faculty can implement role-play simulations using technology to improve students’ communication abilities.

Das, DiRienzo publish article on diversity and the economy

Two professors in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business recently had their research published in the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Entrepreneurs to graduate students: 'Your MBA will set you apart'

Elon University parents Ed and Joan Doherty P’07, co-founders of a company that operates dozens of family restaurant franchises, offered wisdom May 23 to Master of Business Administration candidates gathered in Whitley Auditorium for Commencement exercises.

Tina Das named Lincoln Financial Professor

The professor of economics and director of the Business Fellows program is recognized for excellece in teaching, scholarship, student mentoring and institutional leadership.

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Katie Galbraith MBA'07 to head Duke Regional Hospital

Galbraith has served as Duke Regional’s interim president since Sept. 30, 2013, and formerly served as the hospital’s vice president.



Economics News Archives

Economics of Poverty course fosters service learning through projects for local nonprofits

Students address and approach poverty issues through service-learning projects with two local organizations: Sustainable Alamance and the United Way.

Economics professors’ research highlighted on Cafe.com

Research by Steve DeLoach and Tina Das on the effect of time spent grooming on wages was recently highlighted on Cafe.com, a human-interest digital magazine.

Tina Das, Casey DiRienzo publish article in The Journal of Developing Areas

The latest scholarship from two professors in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business explores the relationship between the quality of country level property rights and three measures of diversity.

Tina Das delivers acceptance remarks for Lincoln Financial Professorship

The professor of economics in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was formally recognized as the university's new Lincoln Financial Professor on Aug. 18, 2014, as part of an annual ceremony to open the academic year.

Das, DiRienzo publish article on diversity and the economy

Two professors in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business recently had their research published in the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Mark Kurt co-authors News & Observer column on student debt

The associate professor of economics teamed with the president of a North Carolina think tank to propose a new approach for lowering risks associated with student loans while helping college graduates build wealth.

Tina Das named Lincoln Financial Professor

The professor of economics and director of the Business Fellows program is recognized for excellece in teaching, scholarship, student mentoring and institutional leadership.

Omicron Delta Epsilon welcomes 32 members

The international honor society for economics recognized new members at a spring economics banquet.

Economics professors' research highlighted in BizEd

The research findings of Mark Kurt, assistant professor of economics, and Steve DeLoach, professor of economics, on the discouraged worker effect appear in the March/April 2014 issue of BizEd magazine.

Economics students present research at conference

Elon economics students presented their research at the Eastern Economic Association’s annual conference.

Professors, alumna publish research in Applied Economic Letters

Steve DeLoach, Jennifer Platania and Stephanie Franz '11 studied the effects of part-time work on students’ academic performance.

Three men's soccer players named NSCAA Scholar Academic All-Americans

Jason Waterman (communication science), Nathan Dean (economics) and Matt Wescoe (political science) have been honored by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America for their academic and athletic performances.

Mark Kurt and Paul Geis Publish Article on Study Abroad

Mark Kurt and Paul Geis have published “Assessing Global Awareness over Short-Term Study Abroad Sequence: A Factor Analysis”

Alumnus discusses method for predicting college basketball recruitment in interview

Jackson Fambrough ’13 recently spoke to Inside Carolina about the economic model he developed for predicting college basketball recruitment.

Kurt, DeLoach publish paper in Journal of Labor Research

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on the impacts of macroeconomic shocks on the search intensity of the unemployed.



Accounting News Archives

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

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.

Susan Anderson presents paper at American Accounting Association annual meeting

Professor Susan Anderson presented a teaching case for tax instructors at the annual meeting.

Beta Alpha Psi hosts annual 'Meet and Greet'

Honorary society and service organization Beta Alpha Psi held its annual accounting and finance "Meet and Greet" on Sept. 8 in McKinnon Hall to connect about 160 students with 15 firms.

Beta Alpha Psi initiates new members

Fourteen accounting and finance students were welcomed into the Lambda Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi honor society.

Elon students participate in national Beta Alpha Psi meeting

Three members of Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter, along with the chapter advisor, represented Elon at the national organization’s annual meeting.

Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi places second in best practices competition

Students attended the society’s southeast regional meeting in Orlando, earning award for strategic planning presentation.

Das, DiRienzo, Lanier, Rich publish article on anti-human trafficking policies and freedom of the press

Four Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently had their research on anti-human trafficking policies and freedom of the press published in the International Journal of Management and Marketing Research.

Beta Alpha Psi inducts new members

Twenty-three accounting and finance students were welcomed Sept. 3 into the Lambda Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi in the LaRose Digital Theatre.

Michael Visconti ’15 places first in Beta Alpha Psi competition

Junior accounting major Michael Visconti was a member of the winning team in the 2013 Project Run With It competition held during the Beta Alpha Psi annual meeting Aug. 8-10 in Anaheim, Calif.

Residence halls in The Oaks dedicated
The buildings in The Oaks neighborhood were named in honor of four emeriti faculty in recognition for their service to the university.
Elon trustees name facilities for emeriti faculty and staff
Elon trustees have named campus facilities in honor of five emeriti faculty and staff members who provided distinguished service to the university.
Allied Churches names Elon senior 'Volunteer of the Year'
Eric Zelenkofske '12 started working with the Burlington, N.C., homeless shelter after a philosophy course on ethics and decision-making.
Art Cassill named Outstanding Educator of the Year
Art Cassill, the Wesley R. Elingburg Professor of Accounting, has been named the 2012 Outstanding Educator of the Year by the NCACPA.



Finance News Archives

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

Elon students provide media support for the Global Action Summit

Four students and one professor provided video and social media coverage to this annual summit of industry leaders, entrepreneurs and researchers in Nashville. Two more Elon students and one Elon alum attended as well.

Elon junior places second in Great Northwoods Sales Warm-up

Shakori Fletcher ’16 competed against more than 50 students, earning second place in the national collegiate sales competition.

Sean McMahon’s research highlighted in journal

An article co-authored by Assistant Professor Sean McMahon was the focus of a research brief published in Academy of Management Perspectives.

Michael Rodriguez publishes article in Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing

Assistant Professor Michael Rodriguez coauthored a research review of the interactive marketing literature in the context of personal selling and sales management.  

Lawrence Garber Jr. interviewed by The Atlantic

Associate Professor Lawrence Garber Jr. was recently interviewed by The Atlantic on how color and other visual cues affect people’s attraction to food.

Erin Gillespie presents paper at ISBM conference

Assistant Professor Erin Gillespie presented research on the economic, symbolic and human resource approach to sales management at the academic conference for marketing researchers and practitioners.

Sean McMahon, Matt Valle present papers at Academy of Management annual meeting

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business faculty members presented their latest scholarship in August at the academy's meeting in Philadelphia attended by more than 10,000 researchers, consultants and practitioners from around the world.

John Hancock sales professionals earn Elon Sales Leadership Certificate

The fourth class of participants in a program organized by a professor in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business learned about topics such as sales culture, communication styles and value proposition.

Rodriguez, Ajjan, Honeycutt publish article in Atlantic Marketing Journal

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how marketing faculty can implement role-play simulations using technology to improve students’ communication abilities.

Kevin O'Mara receives Coleman Foundation grant

Business Fellow joins Venture for America

Elon University senior Austin Rhoads, who graduates this spring with degrees in international business and marketing, hopes to use his own business startup experience to help a technology firm create jobs for a city growing its entrepreneurial reputation.

Gary Palin among top 25 thought leaders invited to entrepreneurship summit

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Elon's sales program earns national recognition

The Sales Education Foundation has honored the sales program in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, a distinction that helps attract national  companies to campus to recruit Elon University students into prime sales jobs.

Rodriguez, Gillespie present at National Conference of Sales Management

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented papers at the conference focusing on sales management and personal selling.



Management

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Carri Tolmie publishes article in Global Business and Organizational Excellence

Assistant Professor Carri Tomie’s research explores how nine green firm-specific advantages can facilitate the implementation and enhancement of environmental management practices.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

Matt Valle presents paper at annual Southern Management Association conference

The Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business presented his latest scholarship on organizational politics at the annual conference.

Sigma Iota Epsilon inducts new members

The honorary and professional fraternity Sigma Iota Epsilon inducted 16 new members on Nov. 13, 2014, in a LaRose Digital Theatre program.

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.

Carri Tolmie presents paper at Academy of International Business conference

The international business assistant professor presented her research on corporate social responsibility at the annual meeting.

Amy Moorman publishes article in Florida State University Law Review

The article explores the general doctrine that private employment is at-will, and the common law's exception to that doctrine for wrongful discharge in violation of "public policy."

Kevin O’Mara receives awards from Atlantic Marketing Association

A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.

Elon alumna lends workforce wisdom with class

Frida Jansaker '14 explored topics including being an international student, working internationally and adapting to the workforce.

Sean McMahon, Matt Valle present papers at Academy of Management annual meeting

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business faculty members presented their latest scholarship in August at the academy's meeting in Philadelphia attended by more than 10,000 researchers, consultants and practitioners from around the world.

Kevin O'Mara presents innovation research at international conference 

The LSB management professor and executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneural Leadership presented a research paper on how individuals differ on the eight dimensions of creativity and the implications for teaching innovation.

Kevin O'Mara receives Coleman Foundation grant

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Danielle White ’14 presents at management conference

The senior management major presented her research on film studios' strategies for profit maximization.



Executive Education News Archives

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill publish article in International Journal of Business and Social Science

Two Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published an article on executing a model for a study abroad course that targets a single global industry in a single country by developing a close relationship with a host university.

Kevin O’Mara, Art Cassill present at Academy of Business Education conference

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors presented on designing an MBA/JD study abroad course to Cuba and the Cayman Islands.

Matt Valle presents paper at annual Southern Management Association conference

The Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business presented his latest scholarship on organizational politics at the annual conference.

Kevin O’Mara presents research at Academy of Business Education conference

The professor of management discussed innovation solutions for management during his presentation at the annual conference.

Amy Moorman publishes article in Florida State University Law Review

The article explores the general doctrine that private employment is at-will, and the common law's exception to that doctrine for wrongful discharge in violation of "public policy."

Elon MBA named nation's #1 "best administered" program

The Princeton Review gives top marks to the MBA program of Elon's Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.

Kevin O’Mara receives awards from Atlantic Marketing Association

A paper co-authored by Professor Kevin O’Mara was recognized as “Best in Conference” and “Best in Track” at the Atlantic Marketing Association conference.

Tina Das delivers acceptance remarks for Lincoln Financial Professorship

The professor of economics in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business was formally recognized as the university's new Lincoln Financial Professor on Aug. 18, 2014, as part of an annual ceremony to open the academic year.

Kevin O'Mara presents innovation research at international conference 

The LSB management professor and executive director of the Doherty Center for Entrepreneural Leadership presented a research paper on how individuals differ on the eight dimensions of creativity and the implications for teaching innovation.

Rodriguez, Ajjan, Honeycutt publish article in Atlantic Marketing Journal

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how marketing faculty can implement role-play simulations using technology to improve students’ communication abilities.

Das, DiRienzo publish article on diversity and the economy

Two professors in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business recently had their research published in the journal Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Entrepreneurs to graduate students: 'Your MBA will set you apart'

Elon University parents Ed and Joan Doherty P’07, co-founders of a company that operates dozens of family restaurant franchises, offered wisdom May 23 to Master of Business Administration candidates gathered in Whitley Auditorium for Commencement exercises.

Tina Das named Lincoln Financial Professor

The professor of economics and director of the Business Fellows program is recognized for excellece in teaching, scholarship, student mentoring and institutional leadership.

Michael Rodriguez, Haya Ajjan publish paper in Journal of Marketing Development and Competitiveness

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business professors recently published research on how customer-focused technology and customer orientation process impacts sales performance.

Katie Galbraith MBA'07 to head Duke Regional Hospital

Galbraith has served as Duke Regional’s interim president since Sept. 30, 2013, and formerly served as the hospital’s vice president.