Love School of Business News Archives

Elon Business Fellows gain diverse business insights during Boston visit

Elon Business Fellows met with professionals at various companies in the Boston area, such as PwC, Fidelity and GE.

Golinski awarded grant for Sophomore Success career development program

Danielle Golinski is assistant director of career services for the Love School of Business. 

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.

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.

Elon students in Shanghai visit medical device design and manufacturing plant

Students in the Love School of Business Center Abroad program learned about operational practices and management strategies while touring the Nypro Shanghai design and manufacturing plant.

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.

As steel goes up, Elon gathers to dedicate Richard W. Sankey Hall site

Donors and members of the Elon community came together Friday, Oct. 6, to dedicate the site for Sankey Hall and sign a steel plate to be put into place and remain visible once the building is complete. 

Elon partners with Amica Mutual Insurance Co. for sales competition

Students can develop their professional selling skills through the Amica Elon Sales Challenge.

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.

Students explore career opportunities at Sales Meet and Greet

The fall networking event connected more than 100 students with recruiters from a variety of organizations.

Opening Doors: Gannaway family endows Business Fellows Scholarship

Love School of Business board member and its first Executive in Residence makes gift aimed at helping students and academics at Elon

Students at Center Abroad in Shanghai tour production plant, gain insight to supply chain

Elon students visited and toured the SAIC Volkswagen production facility in Shanghai as a part of a business-focused study abroad program.

N.C. Secretary of State Elaine Marshall outlines her keys to economic success for the state

Marshall, who in 1996 became the first woman to be elected to a statewide office in North Carolina, said the state needs to make bold moves and wise investments. 

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.



MBA News Archives

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.

Elon MBA cohort explores business in Europe

As part of an international business course, students visited VF Corp., AkzoNobel Coatings, UPS and Cisco abroad to discuss the challenges and opportunities presented by doing business in 21st century Europe.

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.

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.

Ueng urges graduates to embrace ‘the mountains of life, business and beyond’

Grace W. Ueng, founder and CEO of Savvy Growth, encouraged students receiving master’s degrees in business administration and management to endure through life’s challenges during her Commencement address May 19 in Whitley Auditorium.

Katharine Frazier ’05 G'17 receives Richard H. Behrman Award

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

Valle publishes in Journal of Business Ethics

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and professor of management, has published the results of a multi-year analysis of the relationship between politics perceptions and unethical behavior.

Love School of Business organizes day focused on latest analytics trends

Industry leaders gathered to present valuable insights on the changing landscape of analytics.



Economics News Archives

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. 

International economics honor society recognizes students for academic excellence

Eighteen students were inducted into the Omicron Delta Epsilon economics honor society.

Economics students present research at Eastern Economic Association conference

The students participated in the educational and scholarly exchange on economic affairs during the association’s annual conference.

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.

Brandon Sheridan examines economic educators’ use of social media as a teaching tool

The assistant professor of economics discusses the results of a study exploring the perceptions of economics faculty members regarding the use of social media platforms for economic instruction in a Journal of Economic Education article.



Accounting News Archives

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.

Elon’s accounting program receives top-20 national ranking

Accounting.com recognizes Elon in its ranking of the nation’s 50 best bachelor’s in accounting programs. 

Anderson interviewed for WalletHub’s tax expert series

The professor of accounting discusses tax day 2017 in an article on the personal finance website WalletHub.com.

Elon earns third place in Templeton Business Ethics Case Competition

A Martha and Spencer Love School of Business team finished third out of 14 teams in the case competition hosted by Stetson University.

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.



Finance News Archives

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.

Eight full-time faculty members join Love School of Business

The Martha and Spencer Love School of Business welcomed new full-time faculty members in accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, marketing and management information systems.

USA Today and College Factual recognize several Elon academic programs among the nation’s best in 2017 college ranking

Elon University earns 33 badges for excellence in rankings based on the outcomes of a college education. The rankings were published Sept. 8 by USA Today and College Factual.

 



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

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.

Hal Vincent, Courtney Chambers ’20 share branding and communication principles with entrepreneurs

The School of Communications lecturer and entrepreneurship major led a theory and practice-in-action workshop at the Co|Operative, a nonprofit business startup incubator in Graham.

Elon American Marketing Association chapter recognized at international conference

The chapter received the Exemplary Collegiate Chapter Performance award during the AMA International Collegiate Conference.

Kennedy presents at Sustainability Ethics and Entrepreneurship Conference

Elena Kennedy, assistant professor of entrepreneurship, shared her research examining the revenue strategies of nonprofit social ventures, focusing on how revenue is earned, allocated and maximized in the face of competing charity and entrepreneurial mindsets. 

Louis DeJoy honored with Elon's Medal for Entrepreneurial Leadership

DeJoy, who built New Breed Logistics into a leading contract logistics solutions provider, was presented with the medal at a March 1 ceremony at the Koury Business Center. 

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 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.

Students leverage strategic marketing to tackle health care problems during Winter Term course

Since the beginning of January, students in Health Care Strategies for the 21st Century have worked with local health care professionals to develop strategic market strategies for their organizations. 

Career Moves: Elon Job Network helped cook up career path with Kraft Heinz

Rachel Cantlay '17 tapped into the Elon Job Network to land a tasty internship with Kraft Heinz. 



Management

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.

Elon SHRM chapter wins merit award

The student organization was recognized for its initiatives by the world’s largest human resource association.

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. 

Business students earn Project Management Institute certification 

Twelve management majors successfully completed testing to earn the Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® designation.

Valle publishes in Journal of Business Ethics

Matthew Valle, Martha and Spencer Love Professor of Business and professor of management, has published the results of a multi-year analysis of the relationship between politics perceptions and unethical behavior.

Elon earns top-10 finish in SHRM Case Competition

The team of undergraduate students presented a business case study analysis at the competition hosted by the Society for Human Resource Management.

Moorman presents research at Academy of Business Research Conference

The Frank S. Holt, Jr. Professor of Business Leadership presented a paper about the relationship between leader integrity and trust.

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.

Valle publishes in Career Development International

The article explores the mechanisms underlying prevention-focus and promotion-focus, two distinct dimensions of regulatory focus undertaken to fulfill different goals.