Love School of Business News Archives

Opening Doors: Mary C. Bullock ’47 and George P. Bullock ’47 Business Scholarship honors Elon alumni

The "Opening Doors" series celebrates the power of scholarships to change the lives of Elon students and the generosity of donors who make this transformation possible.

Baker Tilly On-Campus Interviews - Feb. 28

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140. 

Application deadline Feb. 22

Volvo Group On-Campus Interviews - March 7

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140. 

Application deadline Feb. 27

RSM Externship - Pathways - March 1

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center. 

Deadline to apply is Feb. 19

RSM Externship - Pathways - Mar. 1

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center. 

Deadline to apply is Feb. 19

FactSet Research Systems, Inc. On-Campus Interviews - Feb. 23

Held throughout the day in the Student Professional Development Center, Moseley 140. 

Application deadline Feb. 16

Singh publishes research on performance management in Journal of Business Research

Barjinder Singh, assistant professor of management, researched the relationship between three dimensions of performance appraisal fairness, leader-member exchange, and motivation to improve performance.

Love School of Business joins International Partnership of Business Schools

Elon is the newest partner in the international network of business schools.

Caroline Perry ’18 presents thesis at International Conference on Information Systems in South Korea

The Honors Fellow discussed her research on the use of information and communication technologies to promote refugees’ integration.

Ajjan presents paper on the impact of brand momentum on sales

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan presented her research to academic and industry experts and business analytics professionals during the 2017 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium.

Report on holiday shopping season cites Sheridan

Brandon Sheridan, assistant professor of economics, provided insight for a recent article in The Times-News of Burlington about holiday retail sales. 

Tolmie publishes paper in International Journal of Business Environment

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of international business examines the influence of corporate social responsibility and consumer ethnocentrism.

Elon dedicates dining facility in honor of Clohan family

The dedication was in recognition of the ongoing generosity of Robert A. Clohan III '67 and his family, including a $2 million gift from Clohan and his son, trustee Charles Clohan '98, in support of Richard W. Sankey Hall. 

Sara Machi '18 presents research at Society for Marketing Advances conference

The Lumen Scholar shared her research exploring consumer motivations to purchase aesthetically imperfect fruits and vegetables from grocery retailers.

2017 President's Report highlights Elon scholarship

Elon's annual celebration of intellectual inquiry and scholarship features the work of eight accomplished faculty scholars as well as eight students who are working with faculty mentors on undergraduate research.



MBA News Archives

Ajjan presents paper on the impact of brand momentum on sales

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan presented her research to academic and industry experts and business analytics professionals during the 2017 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium.

Tolmie publishes paper in International Journal of Business Environment

Research co-authored by the assistant professor of international business examines the influence of corporate social responsibility and consumer ethnocentrism.

Lyons publishes paper in the Journal of Managerial Psychology

Associate Professor of Management Brian Lyons published his paper about the effectiveness of peer reporting policies.

Ajjan presents on return policies at INFORMS conference

Haya Ajjan, associate professor of management information systems, presented at the 2017 INFORMS conference in Houston.

Accounting professors awarded Lean Education Advancement Foundation Scholarship

Paula Weller and Pieter Swanepoel, both of the Department of Accounting, were recognized as scholarship recipients at the Lean Accounting and Manufacturing Summit.

Sigma Iota Epsilon organization inducts new members

The honorary and professional management fraternity inducted more than 30 students.

Elon MBA named nation's #4 'best administered' program

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

Moorman receives the 2000 Decennial Award from The Leadership Quarterly

The Frank S. Holt, Jr. Professor of Business Leadership’s article on transformational leadership was cited as the most influential article published by the journal during the 1990s.

Marketing professors publish paper in Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services

Assistant Professors Timothy Norvell and Alisha Horky researched the effects gift card programs have on company revenue and profit.

Love School of Business professors take second place in case-writing competition

Paula Weller, Linda Poulson and Brian Nienhaus won second place for their co-authored accounting case.

Elon MBA welcomes new cohort

Twenty-four students join the 125 working professionals and full-time students studying in the program.

Lyons co-edits a special issue of the Journal of Business and Psychology

Associate Professor of Management Brian Lyons co-edited a special issue about how sports data can be used to study organizational phenomena.

Love School of Business professors publish case in the IMA Educational Case Journal

Paula Weller, Linda Poulson and Brian Nienhaus published an accounting case study in the IMA Educational Case Journal.

Nine 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, finance and management.

Love School of Business professors present at Academy of Marketing Science conference

Alisha Horky, Kacy Kim and Carri Tolmie shared insights from their research studies involving cause-related marketing, the psychology of branding, ad countdown effects and sports team symbols’ effect on distance performance.



Economics News Archives

Report on holiday shopping season cites Sheridan

Brandon Sheridan, assistant professor of economics, provided insight for a recent article in The Times-News of Burlington about holiday retail sales. 

Column by Sheridan addresses economic costs of DACA

Assistant Professor of Economics Brandon Sheridan wrote the column for the Triad Business Journal. 

Times-News report on holiday shopping includes insights from Sheridan

Brandon Sheridan, assistant professor of economics, weighed in on consumer confidence and economic optimism for the Nov. 25 article. 

Seven teams gather at Elon for regional College Fed Challenge

The student teams presented analyses of economic conditions and recommendations for monetary policymaking.

Sheridan publishes research in Journal of Economic Education

Brandon Sheridan, assistant professor of economics, researched the impact of Twitter on student learning.

Elon alumnus named a 'Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisor' by Forbes

Mike Kanner ’02 was among the top 50 advisors ranked on the Forbes list.

Bednar contributes to the Brown Center on Education Policy’s Chalkboard blog at the Brookings Institution

Steven Bednar, assistant professor of economics, partnered with Dora Gicheva of UNC-Greensboro on the post for the blog, which features policy relevant research on education topics.  

DeLoach featured in Asheville Citizen-Times article on state tax cuts

The extensive article, which included insights from Elon Economics Professor Steve DeLoach, looked at varying perspectives on the impact of tax cuts on the North Carolina as the legislature considers its two-year budget. 

Jen Platania named associate dean for Love School of Business

The chair of the Department of Economics will assume her new role starting June 1.

Sheridan’s research on social media platforms as teaching tools highlighted in BizEd magazine

The article discusses a study by Assistant Professor Brandon Sheridan that explored the perceptions of economics faculty members regarding the use of social media platforms for instruction.

Two students receive Best Thesis award from Department of Economics

Seniors Andrew Brailey and Ken Crew were recognized for their outstanding economics theses.

Senior economics and international economics majors present theses

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

Elon's 2017 faculty retirees recognized

At the annual Faculty/Staff Lunch on May 10, the Elon community honored six faculty members who are retiring his year. 

Education Economics publishes Sheridan’s research on class length

Brandon Sheridan, an assistant professor of economics, co-published a paper showing that long classes may be more convenient for students, but decreases their ability to retain information.

CELEBRATE! profile: Justin Bellinger

An economics major explores how a person's mental health can impact their paycheck. 



Accounting News Archives

Anderson featured in 'On Second Thought' program on Georgia Public Broadcasting

Susan Anderson, professor of accounting, offered her insights into the implications of the proposed tax reform plan on nonprofits stemming from her recent article on the topic for The Conversation. 

The Conversation: ​How the tax package could blur the separation of church and politics

Professor of Accounting Susan Anderson writes for The Conversation about how tax reform legislation could clear the way for churches and other nonprofits to engage in political speech.

CPAs attend 19th annual continuing professional education seminar at Elon

Participants of the seminar attended a variety of sessions covering topics from developments in state taxation to broad ethical issues facing CPAs. 

Accounting professors awarded Lean Education Advancement Foundation Scholarship

Paula Weller and Pieter Swanepoel, both of the Department of Accounting, were recognized as scholarship recipients at the Lean Accounting and Manufacturing Summit.

Knight publishes research on partnership allocations

Ray Knight, professor of accounting, researched the impact of random changes in allocations of partnerships. 

M.S. in Accounting program to launch in spring 2018

The new graduate program prepares students to find rewarding careers in financial accounting, auditing, taxation and other related fields.

Love School of Business professors take second place in case-writing competition

Paula Weller, Linda Poulson and Brian Nienhaus won second place for their co-authored accounting case.

Beta Alpha Psi hosts Accounting Meet and Greet

The event connected students with 14 organizations interested in engaging with Elon talent for a variety of opportunities.

Elon Beta Alpha Psi chapter recognized for ‘Superior’ status at annual meeting

For the 10th consecutive year, Elon’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter was recognized by the international organization as a Superior Chapter.

Beta Alpha Psi honor organization inducts new members

More than a dozen Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students were initiated into Elon’s chapter of the international honor organization.

Love School of Business professors publish case in the IMA Educational Case Journal

Paula Weller, Linda Poulson and Brian Nienhaus published an accounting case study in the IMA Educational Case Journal.

WalletHub features Anderson's insights on credit scores

Susan Anderson, professor of accounting, talked with the personal finance website about the importance of a good credit score. 

Three Elon seniors commissioned into the U.S. Armed Forces

The trio of students participated in Elon's ROTC programs, which are offered in collaboration with N.C. A&T State University. 

CELEBRATE! profile: Katherine Korol

An accounting major who is well-versed in information science delves into how auditing for fraud is evolving during this era of Big Data. 

Love School of Business senior presents thesis on fraud detection model

Jake Jimenez ’17 presented his research at the Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference and the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference.



Finance News Archives

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. 

Elon alumni bike across the country for a cause

Nick Suarez ’17 and Amanda Steinman ’17 returned home in early August after biking nearly 4,000 miles to raise money for multiple sclerosis research.

Elon University bestows its highest honor – the Elon Medallion — upon five

Elon President Leo M. Lambert presented the medallion to five retired faculty and staff members for their meritorious service to the university during an event marking the start of a new academic year. The university also recognized four endowed professorships and two longtime professors were named Distinguished University Professors. 

Love School of Business senior presents thesis on fraud detection model

Jake Jimenez ’17 presented his research at the Colonial Academic Alliance Undergraduate Research Conference and the Butler University Undergraduate Research Conference.

Former Morgan Stanley executive discusses Wall Street as a potential career path

Elon Trustee Ed Moriarty provided students with a framework on how to think about Wall Street.

Elon competes in CFA Institute Research Challenge

Six senior finance students assumed the role of research analysts and tested their ability to value a stock, write an initiation-of-coverage report and defend their recommendation to a panel of industry professionals.

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.

Beta Alpha Psi accounting and finance honor society inducts 16 new members

More than a dozen Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students were initiated into Elon’s chapter of the international honor organization.

Elon wins Georgetown’s McDonough-Hilltop Business Strategy Challenge 

A team of Martha and Spencer Love School of Business students took first place at Georgetown University’s case consulting competition.

Lumen Scholar dives into the data to help drive health care changes

Justin Morin '17 is among the recipients of the Lumen Prize, which provides selected students with a $15,000 scholarship and celebrates their academic and creative accomplishments. 

Aiken offers insights in News & Record article about Dow hitting 20,000

Adam Aiken is an assistant professor of finance at Elon University. 

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.



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

Love School of Business joins International Partnership of Business Schools

Elon is the newest partner in the international network of business schools.

Caroline Perry ’18 presents thesis at International Conference on Information Systems in South Korea

The Honors Fellow discussed her research on the use of information and communication technologies to promote refugees’ integration.

Sara Machi '18 presents research at Society for Marketing Advances conference

The Lumen Scholar shared her research exploring consumer motivations to purchase aesthetically imperfect fruits and vegetables from grocery retailers.

Students demonstrate professional selling skills in Amica Elon Challenge

Seniors Cathy Schubert and Kristen Wrigley won the professional selling competition for Elon students.

Elon Sales Team among top 10 at International Collegiate Sales Competition

Out of 70 teams, Elon placed sixth overall in the sales role play competition.

Caroline Perry '18 presents thesis, returns to competitive international competition

The Elon senior presented her thesis and participated in the X-Culture Competition at the Academy of International Business Southeast conference.

McMahon publishes paper in Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice

Doherty Emerging Professor of Entrepreneurship Sean McMahon researched entrepreneurial coachability and its influence on a potential investor.

Sales team members earn top-20 finish at Sales Warm-up

Three Elon students placed in the top 20 out of 60 in the sales competition at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

Marketing professors publish paper in Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services

Assistant Professors Timothy Norvell and Alisha Horky researched the effects gift card programs have on company revenue and profit.

Gillespie publishes paper on salesperson brand attachment

Erin Gillespie, assistant professor of marketing, co-authored a paper on the impact brand attachment has on the performance of salespeople.

Love School of Business professors present at Academy of Marketing Science conference

Alisha Horky, Kacy Kim and Carri Tolmie shared insights from their research studies involving cause-related marketing, the psychology of branding, ad countdown effects and sports team symbols’ effect on distance performance.

Ernst & Young names Newhall '98 an Entrepreneur of the Year for Maryland

Ashton Newhall '98, a former trustee and the sponsor of the C. Ashton Newhall Endowed Lecture at the Love School of Business, has received the annual entrepreneurial recognition from Ernst & Young. 

Seven students earn dual business degrees

The international business students will graduate with one degree from Elon and one degree from a European partner institution.

Elon's 2017 faculty retirees recognized

At the annual Faculty/Staff Lunch on May 10, the Elon community honored six faculty members who are retiring his year. 

Elon student presents international business plan at X-Culture Conference

Caroline Perry ’18 collaborated internationally to develop a business proposal for a large multinational company.



Management

Singh publishes research on performance management in Journal of Business Research

Barjinder Singh, assistant professor of management, researched the relationship between three dimensions of performance appraisal fairness, leader-member exchange, and motivation to improve performance.

Caroline Perry ’18 presents thesis at International Conference on Information Systems in South Korea

The Honors Fellow discussed her research on the use of information and communication technologies to promote refugees’ integration.

Ajjan presents paper on the impact of brand momentum on sales

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan presented her research to academic and industry experts and business analytics professionals during the 2017 Pre-ICIS SIGDSA Symposium.

Singh’s paper published in Journal of Organizational Behavior

Research co-authored by Barjinder Singh, assistant professor of management, examines the relationship between support and embeddedness.

Ajjan presents on return policies at INFORMS conference

Haya Ajjan, associate professor of management information systems, presented at the 2017 INFORMS conference in Houston.

Sigma Iota Epsilon organization inducts new members

The honorary and professional management fraternity inducted more than 30 students.

Human Resource Management Career Track aligns with Society for Human Resource Management standards

Elon’s Human Resource program was recognized by the professional association for human resource professionals to be fully aligned with the association’s curriculum guidelines.  

Mercado publishes article on 'cyberloafing' in Career Development International

Research co-authored by Assistant Professor Brittany Mercado presents a meta-analytical investigation of cyberloafing. 

Students demonstrate data analytics, text mining and visualization skills in Elon Champion Analytics Challenge

Teams analyzed data provided by HanesBrands, a socially responsible manufacturer and marketer of leading everyday basic apparel.

Love School of Business professors take second place in case-writing competition

Paula Weller, Linda Poulson and Brian Nienhaus won second place for their co-authored accounting case.

Lyons co-edits a special issue of the Journal of Business and Psychology

Associate Professor of Management Brian Lyons co-edited a special issue about how sports data can be used to study organizational phenomena.

The business of biodiesel: Elon students work with N.C. company to bring locally sourced biodiesel to campus

Students in courses taught by Susan Manring, associate professor of management, have been working with Biodiesel 4 Schools, an N.C. company that focuses on turning waste cooking oil into biodiesel to fuel school buses.

 

Entrepreneurship professor, alumna publish paper in Organizational Dynamics

Doherty Emerging Professor of Entrepreneurship Sean McMahon and Elon alumna Laura Orr ’16 researched if readers of popular business books perceived the books to be sources of authoritative information, compared to their actual quality.

Valle publishes journal article on new measure of psychological needs

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love professor of business and professor of management, and colleagues have published a report on a series of investigations of a newly developed measure of psychological needs.

Ajjan presents on data-driven marketing at AMS conference

Associate Professor Haya Ajjan discussed how organizations can use AI to focus less on data preparation and more on data exploration and business solutions.