Love School of Business News Archives

Civil, criminal trial lawyer Thomas M. DiBiagio speaks about managing risks of global business

The former U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland shared insights from his experience managing the risks associated with doing business globally.

Alexander Julian honored with Elon entrepreneurship medal

The innovative fashion and furniture designer received the award that recognizes entrepreneurs who are leaders in their industry and who exemplify the values of Elon University.

Elon senior wins Charlotte Venture Challenge student category

Madison Tamblyn pitched her venture, MadDogg Heat Sleeve, to angel and venture capital investors during the start-up competition.

Senior economics and international economics majors present theses

Thirty-one students presented individual comprehensive research projects on economic issues.

Love School of Business organizes Business Analytics Conference

Participants learned from industry experts how to turn business analytics into profitable insights.

CELEBRATE! Profile: Ameya Deepak Benegal '16

A statistics and economics double major conducted research on the effects of armed conflicts on the incidence rates of infectious diseases.

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.

Elon Sales Team finishes top 10 in National Collegiate Sales Competition

Two seniors’ performances earned Elon University seventh place overall in the nation’s largest sales role-play competition. 

Louis DeJoy presents strategic journey in building a leading logistics business from the ground up

The former CEO of New Breed Logistics shared his visions and valuable advice with Elon students.

Elon's business school retains top-50 national ranking

Bloomberg Businessweek includes the Martha & Spencer Love School of Business on its 2016 list of the nation's best undergraduate business programs.

 

Earth Week speaker addresses climate change

Eileen Claussen, leader in the movement to control climate change and executive-in-residence for the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business, shared the past, present and future of the global environment and what people can do to prevent further harm to the planet. 

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.

Sean McMahon’s article published in Applied Psychology

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of entrepreneurship examines the effects of venture quality information and social information on participants’ willingness to invest in a new venture.

Elon parents endow scholarship to support global study

Kristy and Bill Woolfolk of Hinsdale, Ill., have made a $100,000 gift to help make global engagement possible for students with financial need in the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business.



MBA News Archives

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elon Law and MBA students engage Shanghai and Hong Kong

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in China through a collaborative international business course.

Elon's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma receives 'high honors' status

The international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business reserves the designation for college campuses "where academic excellence is valued."  

Sigma Iota Epsilon initiates new members

Elon’s chapter of the management fraternal organization welcomed 27 members earlier this month.

Elon’s MBA program earns top-20 national ranking from Bloomberg Businessweek

The new ranking places Elon #17 among the nation’s 74 best part-time MBA programs.

 

 



Economics News Archives

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.

Three professors named Senior Faculty Research Fellows

A fellowship created by Elon University in 2008 will help support excellence in ongoing research and creative work by Casey DiRienzo, Clyde Ellis and Ashley Hairston.

Elon/RTI study: Traditional school calendars can give home prices a boost

Assistant Professor Katy Rouse co-authored a new report that found a small price premium for residential real estate in Wake County, North Carolina, when children attend schools that teach from late August through mid June. 

Faculty & staff share details of Elon's solar energy

Representatives from across campus spoke Sept. 22, 2015, about the physical, economic and educational benefits of solar power, as well as Elon’s recent efforts to harvest solar energy.

Friends & family plant tree in memory of Elon student

Dozens of people gathered on Aug. 29, 2015, in the Danieley Neighborhood to celebrate the life of Trent Stetler, a Pennsylvania native known for his infectious smile and countless friendships across campus.

Elon students earn high marks on Business German exam

Two Elon students recently earned high marks on the Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch, an internationally-recognized Business German exam.

Signing ceremony formalizes Elon-Alamance Health Partners program

Four graduating seniors will work with Alamance County health organizations through a new community initiative that encourages students to pursue a year of service following their collegiate studies.

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.

Two Seniors Awarded Top Economics Thesis Prize

Katherine Welch's thesis explores the role of media coverage of science on the number of STEM majors.  Dana Gullquist examines whether local government spending affects unemployment rates. 

Senior economics and international economics majors successfully present theses

Students presented their individual comprehensive research projects on economic issues.



Accounting News Archives

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.

Elon’s Department of Accounting hosts Continuing Professional Education Seminar

The seminar offered CPAs continuing professional education credits in taxes, regulatory ethics, accounting, management advisory services, communications and economics.

Elon team places second in Western Division of Eller Ethics Case Competition

Two accounting majors presented their analysis of Uber’s business practices for the annual business ethics case competition.

Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi receives Superior chapter status

The chapter of the honorary organization for financial information students and professionals was awarded Superior status for its efforts during the 2014-15 academic year.

Beta Alpha Psi hosts annual meet and greet

The honorary society and service organization held its annual accounting “Meet and Greet” on Sept. 14 to connect students with employers.

Elon students participate in national Beta Alpha Psi meeting

Four members of Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter represented Elon in August at the national organization’s annual meeting in Milwaukee. 

Beta Alpha Psi initiates new members

Sixteen students were welcomed into the Lambda Xi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi honor society. 

Brig. Gen. Robert Tenhet ’84 to lead the National Capital Medical Directorate

The Elon alumnus was among  five senior Army officers who received new assignments Aug. 14.

Paula Weller places second in National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution writing contest

The senior lecturer in accounting was honored for her original narrative on Colonel Arthur Forbis.



Finance News Archives

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

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.

Kacy Kim publishes article in the International Journal of Advertising

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of marketing examines the relationship between advertising expenditures and perceptions regarding popular brands as held by children and mothers in the U.S.

Top European marketing expert visits Elon for research software presentation

Marketing professor Marko Sarstedt shared advice at Elon University from Feb. 11-12 for students and professors interested in hands-on data analysis.

Ian Baltutis '08 wins Burlington mayor election

The accomplished young alumnus and entrepreneur received 55 percent of the vote in city elections held Nov. 3, 2015, propelling him to the top elected position in Alamance County's largest city.

Elon senior wins BSU Regional Sales Competition

Elon Sales Team member Shakori Fletcher '16 took first place at the mock sales role play competition hosted by Ball State University.

Coleman Rich speaks with High Point Enterprise on gas prices

The senior lecturer in operations and supply chain management was quoted in the High Point, N.C. newspaper about variations in local gas prices.

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.

Career Moves: Internship leads to CBSsports.com job

Elon University senior entrepreneurship major Kimberly Gersh leveraged a summer work experience into a permanent position by using her personal network and seeking resume and cover letter feedback from the Student Professional Development Center.

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.

Four Elon students named Epicenter University Innovation Fellows

Bennett Driscoll, Giles Roll, Jensen Roll and Matthew Snow are taking part in a program through Stanford University that empowers student leaders to increase campus engagement with entrepreneurship, innovation, creativity and venture creation. 

Kacy Kim presents at AMA Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference

The assistant professor of marketing presented research on how online conversations as electronic word-of-mouth information via social media networks affects business outcomes.

Artist & scientist Guy Harvey awarded entrepreneurship medal from Elon

Elon President Leo M. Lambert bestowed the Elon University Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership this week on an internationally acclaimed artist who directs proceeds from his business ventures to marine wildlife conservation efforts and oceanic research projects.

Ian Baltutis ’08 named to ‘40 Leaders Under Forty’ list

The list, selected by The Business Journal of the Triad, recognizes the most promising young business professionals under the age of 40 in the Triad area of North Carolina.

Fox8 Sports anchor Kevin Connolly visits Business of NASCAR class

Connolly discusses NASCAR industry and sports marketing with students during Winter Term.



Management

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.

Elon names Leadership Prize recipients

The 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.

Elon team finishes third in SHRM Student Case Competition

Four Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students represented Elon University in a competition hosted by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Top European marketing expert visits Elon for research software presentation

Marketing professor Marko Sarstedt shared advice at Elon University from Feb. 11-12 for students and professors interested in hands-on data analysis.

Keeping coffee hotter longer

Elon University senior Madison Tamblyn captured the attention of angel investors when a new invention she created on campus won first place in January’s San Francisco ElevatorPitch entrepreneurship event.

Brian Lyons publishes article in the Journal of Applied Psychology

Research co-authored by the associate professor of management examines organizational policies of off-duty deviance (ODD) and strategies to reduce ODD.

Sigma Iota Epsilon initiates new members

Elon’s chapter of the management fraternal organization welcomed 27 members earlier this month.

Elon student-athlete remembered for big heart & bright smile

The university community shared memories Thursday afternoon of Demitri Allison, a wide receiver on the Elon Phoenix football team, and began the healing process that follows the sudden loss of a loved one.



Executive Education News Archives

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

Love School of Business hosts Business Analytics Conference

Business managers and professionals in the local community attended the March conference to learn about the latest analytics trends and applications available to support companies.

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.

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.

Elon Law and MBA students engage Shanghai and Hong Kong

Elon Law and MBA students met with top business and law leaders in China through a collaborative international business course.

Elon's chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma receives 'high honors' status

The international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business reserves the designation for college campuses "where academic excellence is valued."  

Sigma Iota Epsilon initiates new members

Elon’s chapter of the management fraternal organization welcomed 27 members earlier this month.