Love School of Business News Archives

Elon ranks among country's top 50 undergraduate business programs

The ranking comes from Poets & Quants, a business education news outlet that released its survey results on Dec. 13. 

Ariela Marcus-Sells wins prestigious national fellowship

The assistant professor of religious studies will use the support from the National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to support her work on a book manuscript. 

Sigma Iota Epsilon initiates new members

The Elon chapter of the honorary and professional management society recognized 33 new members for their scholastic excellence in management studies.

PropertyRoom.com CEO shares career insights with senior strategic management students

Andrew Nash visited Elon as part of the Oct. 30 ‘Lessons from Leaders’ speaker series event. 

Teams leverage analytics to address sales opportunities for HanesBrands

Students showcased analytical and visualization skills in second annual Elon Champion Analytics Challenge. 

Brandon Sheridan teaches graduate course at University Cattolicà del Sacro Cuore

The assistant professor of economics was a visiting professor at the Elon Business Dual Degree partner school it Italy during fall 2018.

I Am Elon with Emma Ott ’19 

The finance and statistics double major works in the Student Professional Development Center, provides tutoring, leads admissions tours and mentors first-year students.

Elon Sales Team places fifth in International Collegiate Sales Competition

Out of 80 teams, Elon placed fifth overall in the professional selling competition.

Mark Courtright receives Delta Sigma Pi award

The Lecturer in Management and faculty advisor for Elon’s chapter named the Chapter Advisor of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Love School of Business senior competes in X-Culture Symposium

Melanie Intriago ‘19 showcased intercultural competencies during Nov. 1-3 conference. 

Elena Kennedy authors case in Organizational Dynamics

The assistant professor of entrepreneurship co-authored a case examining a nonprofit leader’s journey to increase his organization’s earned-revenue streams through effectuation.

Project Management Club fall meeting features Lean Six Sigma guest speaker

Scott Force, continuous improvement leader, North America Engineering at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, talked about his experiences leading process-improvement teams.

Students practice professional selling skills in Amica Elon Challenge

Seniors Stefanie Milovic and Janay Tyson won the sales competition for Elon students.

WalletHub features Prachi Gala’s insights on Black Friday deals

Assistant Professor Prachi Gala spoke with the personal finance website about shopping Black Friday sales.

Alumni provide perspective for students interested in entering the sales field  

Love School of Business graduates recently spoke on a Sales Alumni Panel



MBA News Archives

Sigma Iota Epsilon initiates new members

The Elon chapter of the honorary and professional management society recognized 33 new members for their scholastic excellence in management studies.

Elena Kennedy authors case in Organizational Dynamics

The assistant professor of entrepreneurship co-authored a case examining a nonprofit leader’s journey to increase his organization’s earned-revenue streams through effectuation.

Elon MBA named nation's #8 “best administered” program

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

hint Inc. founder to deliver C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture

Kara Goldin, named one of Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Entrepreneurs, will speak to students about managing the risks and rewards of entrepreneurial endeavors.

Leupold Serves as visiting professor at the University of Iceland 

Elon's Isabella Cannon Professor of Leadership teaches MBA students theories and practices related to leadership development

Valle publishes article in Leadership & Organization Development Journal

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and Professor of Management, and colleagues have published the results of their empirical research on the relationship between ethical leadership and outcomes via the mediating effect of frustration.

Brian Lyons receives Emerald Literati Award

The associate professor of management’s paper on peer reporting policies was recognized as one of the most impressive pieces of work published by the Journal of Managerial Psychology in 2017.

Haya Ajjan presents paper at INFORMS Society for Marketing Science conference

The associate professor of management information systems co-presented a paper exploring the use of technology and its impact on women empowerment in the direct selling channel.   

Haya Ajjan presents paper at Academy of Marketing Science conference

The associate professor of management information systems discussed the impact of various technologies on salesperson outcomes in direct selling marketing channels.

Valle publishes article in Journal of Social Psychology

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and Professor of Management, and colleagues have published the results of their empirical research on the relationship between abusive supervision and organizational deviance.

Haya Ajjan leads teaching marketing analytics workshop

The associate professor of management information systems co-chaired the certificate program at the Academy of Marketing Science annual conference.

Elon MBA alumni awarded CMA scholarship

Reed LaPlante '03 G'18 and Keith Hill G'18 received scholarships to pursue Certified Management Accountant certification.

Jonathan Lindberg ’04 G'18 receives Richard H. Behrman Award

The annual award is presented to the most outstanding graduating Elon MBA student.

Emma Battle to graduates: ‘You are now the masters of the business and management universe’

Emma Singletary Battle P’17, president and CEO of MarketVigor, reminded the 52 graduates receiving master’s degrees in business administration and management May 18 that everything they do impacts someone’s life.

 

Elon business students awarded CMA scholarship

Jonathan Lindberg ’04 G’18 and Christina Byrd ‘18 received scholarships to pursue Certified Management Accountant certification.



Economics News Archives

Brandon Sheridan teaches graduate course at University Cattolicà del Sacro Cuore

The assistant professor of economics was a visiting professor at the Elon Business Dual Degree partner school it Italy during fall 2018.

Economics professors present at UNC-Wilmington teaching workshop

Professor Steve DeLoach and Assistant Professor Brandon Sheridan shared insights and advice with fellow economics professors.

Elon represented in College Fed Challenge

Students analyzed economic conditions and recommended a course for monetary policy.

Steven Bednar presents research at Yale University workshop

The associate professor of economics discussed his research on the effect of breaks on student productivity.

­Katy Rouse publishes study on the effects of year-round schooling on teacher turnover, composition and qualifications

The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy article examines the academic impacts of year-round school calendars in California.

DeLoach, Smith-Lin ’15 author paper in the Journal of Development Studies

Professor Steve DeLoach and alumna Marquessa Smith-Lin researched the role of savings and credit in coping with idiosyncratic household shocks.

Students explore business and culture in Japan and Hong Kong

As part of a global engagement experience, a group of students traveled to Asia to compare two dynamic cultures and countries that have been in the forefront of economic development since the 1950s.

Summer in the Village program offers 'lemonade lessons' to local students 

From July 9-20, Elon is hosting 176 Alamance-Burlington School System students at Summer in the Village, a summer academic preparedness and enrichment program of Elon's It Takes a Village Project. 

Steve DeLoach leads graduate seminar in Germany

The professor of economics taught an economics of microfinance course at RWTH Aachen University.

Kurt, DeLoach publish paper in Journal of Labor Research

The economics professors’ paper provides the first direct evidence for a broad class of economic models hypothesizing that mismatched workers are more likely to search on-the-job. 

Elon wins analytics poster competition

An interdisciplinary team of Elon students presented a data analysis during the Business Analytics Competition at Manhattan College.

Depro co-authors report on Atlantic Coast Pipeline route

Brooks Depro, assistant professor of economics, was a member of the research team behind a new RTI Press publication, "Environmental Justice Concerns and the Proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline Route in North Carolina."

Senior economics majors successfully present theses

Twenty-three students presented individual comprehensive research projects on economic issues.

Austin Martin '18 receives 'Best Thesis' award

The Business Fellow's senior economics thesis won the top prize from the Department of Economics.

Beta Gamma Sigma honors students for distinguished academic performance

The initiation ceremony featured a presentation on ethical leadership by Terri Smith, chief financial officer of MDC.



Accounting News Archives

Ariela Marcus-Sells wins prestigious national fellowship

The assistant professor of religious studies will use the support from the National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship to support her work on a book manuscript. 

Department of Accounting hosts 20th annual CPE seminar

One hundred seventeen Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) attended the Nov. 9 event. 

Susan Anderson selected as a ‘Top 50 Undergraduate Professor’ for 2018

The list is compiled annually by Poets & Quants, a business education news outlet, who also ranked the Martha and Spencer Love School of Business among the country’s top 50 undergraduate business programs.

Two Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school

The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity. 

Elon academic programs earn national recognition in 2019 College Factual “Best Colleges” ranking

Elon University earns 34 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. Five academic programs are ranked in the top 5 percent nationwide.

Beta Alpha Psi inducts new members

The accounting and finance honor organization welcomed 23 new members in fall 2018. 

Victoria Simpkins ’19, Susan Anderson receive honors at Beta Alpha Psi meeting

Meeting highlights included Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi president winning the Project Run With It competition and Professor Susan Anderson receiving the Business Information Professional of the Year Award.

Christina Byrd ’18 presents at American Accounting Association Conference

The accounting alumna presented her undergraduate research project to accounting professors and researchers at this conference hosted in National Harbor, Maryland.

Lifelong Connections: Linda Poulson

Ryan W. Herring ’16, an assurance associate with Smith Leonard Accountants & Consultants in North Carolina, talks about his mentor Linda Poulson.

Kaitlin Laureano ’18 awarded Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholarship

The Elon alumna and Master of Science in Accounting candidate has been selected to receive the $10,000 merit-based scholarship.

Elon alumnus wins Elijah Watt Sells Award

Christopher Pacitto ’17 received the award from the American Institute of CPAs in recognition of his outstanding performance on the CPA Examination.

Roland’s paper published in accounting journal

Research co-authored by Assistant Professor Kristin Roland examines the relation between pension plan payout horizon and pension asset allocation using information from SFAS 132(R) mandated disclosures.

Elon business students win accounting information systems competition

Three accounting majors won the AIS Educator Association’s 2018 Student Project Competition. 

Elon senior commissioned into the U.S. Army

Owen Gaffney '17 participated in Elon's ROTC programs, which are offered in collaboration with N.C. A&T State University. 

Elon business students awarded CMA scholarship

Jonathan Lindberg ’04 G’18 and Christina Byrd ‘18 received scholarships to pursue Certified Management Accountant certification.



Finance News Archives

I Am Elon with Emma Ott ’19 

The finance and statistics double major works in the Student Professional Development Center, provides tutoring, leads admissions tours and mentors first-year students.

Students practice professional selling skills in Amica Elon Challenge

Seniors Stefanie Milovic and Janay Tyson won the sales competition for Elon students.

Finance young alumni return to Elon for Homecoming panel

Former students shared insights on how to make the most of your Elon experience and tips on adjustment to post-college life. 

Elon hosts first Finance Mock Super Day

The William Garrard Reed Finance Center and the Porter Family Professional Development Center partnered to help finance students prepare for the interview process.

Elon senior commissioned into the U.S. Army

Owen Gaffney '17 participated in Elon's ROTC programs, which are offered in collaboration with N.C. A&T State University. 

Upton's paper published in Quarterly Journal of Finance

Research authored by the assistant professor of finance examines the effects of using investor relation firms during merger and acquisition activity.

CATL announces 2018-19 Diversity and Inclusion Grant recipients

The Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning is pleased to announce the recipients of the Diversity and Inclusion Grants for the 2018-19 academic year, as well as their projects.

 

Elon seniors selected as 'Best & Brightest Business Majors' for 2018

The list is compiled annually by Poets & Quants, a business education news outlet that highlights notable seniors from the top 50 business schools in the country. 

Excellence in Business Leadership: Matt Snow ’18 examines the importance of venture capital networks

The Love Award for Excellence in Business Leadership provided the senior with an opportunity to pursue a research project focusing on the role venture capital networks play in determining a startup’s success.

Four Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school

The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity.

Elon wins local CFA Institute Research Challenge

Love School of Business students assumed the role of research analysts in one of the most prestigious financial analysis competitions, advancing to the Americas Regional level.

Upton publishes paper in Managerial Finance

Research co-authored by Assistant Professor Kate Upton examines the impact of a new asset class known as actively managed exchange traded funds (ETFs).

Two papers co-authored by Harris presented at Financial Management Association meeting

Assistant Professor Chris Harris co-authored two papers that were presented in the meeting’s “Trade Credit” session.

Love School of Business partners with Envestnet for wealth management co-curricular program

The Envestnet Institute on Campus program provides connectivity between the finance curriculum and the current asset and wealth management industry.

Career Moves: A ‘major’ shift and alumni connections help Elon student land spot in Capital One program

Jessica Womack ’17 leaned upon the resources of the Student Professional Development Center as she fine-tuned her academic and professional goals. 



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Elon Sales Team places fifth in International Collegiate Sales Competition

Out of 80 teams, Elon placed fifth overall in the professional selling competition.

Love School of Business senior competes in X-Culture Symposium

Melanie Intriago ‘19 showcased intercultural competencies during Nov. 1-3 conference. 

Students practice professional selling skills in Amica Elon Challenge

Seniors Stefanie Milovic and Janay Tyson won the sales competition for Elon students.

WalletHub features Prachi Gala’s insights on Black Friday deals

Assistant Professor Prachi Gala spoke with the personal finance website about shopping Black Friday sales.

Alumni provide perspective for students interested in entering the sales field  

Love School of Business graduates recently spoke on a Sales Alumni Panel

Carri Tolmie presents research, elected to executive board for Academy of International Business - Southeast conference

The assistant professor of international business presented a paper on corporate social responsibility typology at the conference for scholars and specialists in the field of international business.

Prachi Gala shares research, teaching insights at Society for Marketing Advances annual conference

The assistant professor of marketing presented a paper on the relationship between CEO pay slice and a firm’s corporate social responsibility and firm value, and spoke on a panel about experiential learning in the classroom.

Students explore employment opportunities at Sales Meet and Greet

More than 50 students networked with representatives from a variety of employers at the Sept. 19 event.

Elon academic programs earn national recognition in 2019 College Factual “Best Colleges” ranking

Elon University earns 34 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. Five academic programs are ranked in the top 5 percent nationwide.

Bedard ’17, Tolmie author paper published in Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management

Alumna Stephanie Bedard ’17 and Assistant Professor Carri Tolmie explore the role of social media in Millennials’ green consumption behavior.

Three full-time faculty members join Love School of Business

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business welcomed new full-time faculty members in the management and marketing departments.

Haya Ajjan leads teaching marketing analytics workshop

The associate professor of management information systems co-chaired the certificate program at the Academy of Marketing Science annual conference.

Consulting service-learning course connects students to the professional world and local community

Tim Norvell, assistant professor of marketing, divides his class into three groups that give back to the community and grow student's skills through consulting services and marketing research. 

Pretty produce: Lumen Scholar explores how a shift in consumer attitudes can impact food waste

Sara Machi ’18 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments. 

 

Mitch Kapor honored with Elon's Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership

A Silicon Valley pioneer and investor, Mitch Kapor was presented with the medal at an April 12 ceremony at the Koury Business Center. 



Management

Sigma Iota Epsilon initiates new members

The Elon chapter of the honorary and professional management society recognized 33 new members for their scholastic excellence in management studies.

PropertyRoom.com CEO shares career insights with senior strategic management students

Andrew Nash visited Elon as part of the Oct. 30 ‘Lessons from Leaders’ speaker series event. 

Teams leverage analytics to address sales opportunities for HanesBrands

Students showcased analytical and visualization skills in second annual Elon Champion Analytics Challenge. 

Mark Courtright receives Delta Sigma Pi award

The Lecturer in Management and faculty advisor for Elon’s chapter named the Chapter Advisor of the Year for the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Elena Kennedy authors case in Organizational Dynamics

The assistant professor of entrepreneurship co-authored a case examining a nonprofit leader’s journey to increase his organization’s earned-revenue streams through effectuation.

Project Management Club fall meeting features Lean Six Sigma guest speaker

Scott Force, continuous improvement leader, North America Engineering at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, talked about his experiences leading process-improvement teams.

Love School of Business student balances school and startup venture 

Henry Collins ’20, co-founder of Rugged Road Outdoors, developed new method for manufacturing coolers.

Two Elon students named University Innovation Fellows by Stanford d.school

The students join a global community of Fellows charged with increasing campus engagement with innovation, entrepreneurship, design thinking and creativity. 

Faculty members selected to be 2018-19 Sustainability Scholars

Now in its 11th year, the program will aid yet another diverse group of faculty in integrating sustainability into academic courses across campus.

Elon named regional runner-up in Collegiate Ethics Case Competition

Connor Dwyer ’19 and Dan Brekus ’20 presented their analysis and recommendations for an artificial intelligence-related business case during the University of Arizona’s annual competition.

Entrepreneur Kara Goldin says ability to ask 'why' helped drive success

The founder and CEO of Hint Inc., Goldin detailed her path to success during her visit to Elon to deliver the 2018 C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 1. 

First Gordon Professor in Entrepreneurship announced at Evening for Elon in New York City

The gathering for Elon alumni, parents and friends at the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts shared in the announcement that Haya Ajjan has been selected as the first Sheldon and Christine Gordon Professor in Entrepreneurship. 

Mostafa Mesgari authors article on how people understand and react to new technology

In a European Journal of Information Systems article, the assistant professor of management information systems goes beyond social and cognitive aspects of technology sensemaking to explore the effect of technology design on how people understand it.

Mostafa Mesgari featured in Christian Science Monitor article on Wikipedia

The article that explores the success of the online platform features insights from Mesgari, assistant professor of management information systems.  

Mark Mallon authors article on dynamic capabilities and competitive advantage

The assistant professor of strategic management’s research appears in the Journal of Management Studies, one of the Financial Times’ top 50 business journals.