Love School of Business News Archives

Love School of Business participates in Academy of Management conference

Research projects authored by Assistant Professors Elena Kennedy, Sean McMahon, Mark Mallon and Matthew Perrigino were shared during the annual meeting for management and organization scholars.

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

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.

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.

New Student Convocation marks transformational time for Class of 2022

More than 1,700 of Elon's newest students were surrounded by friends and family Under the Oaks as faculty, staff and students celebrated the formal start of the academic year.

­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.

Elon faculty showcase research during Planning Week

Planning Week marks the start of the academic year and provides an opportunity for faculty receiving funding from the Faculty Research and Development Committee to present their work.  

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.



MBA News Archives

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.

Elon Business Analytics Conference hosts industry experts, reveals latest industry trends

Data scientists shared their insights and experiences utilizing big data, and how it will continue to impact the business sector.

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.

Valle named outstanding instructor at U.S. Air Force Academy

Valle, who is a graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Distinguished Visiting Professor there this academic year, received the F. Theodore Helmer Award as the Outstanding Instructor in Management.

Kristy Ruiz named director of Love School of Business graduate programs

Ruiz will provide leadership for the Elon MBA, MSA and M.S. in Management programs.



Economics News Archives

­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.

Omicron Delta Epsilon inducts new members

Twenty-four students were inducted into the international honor society for economics on April 19.

Elon Poll on Amazon HQ2: What residents in 19 U.S. finalist cities think about the $5B project

This survey by the Elon University Poll, conducted in partnership with The Business Journals, tracks support for the expansive project and how locals believe it might impact their lives.

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.

 

NPR stations feature insights from Depro on economics of the gun industry

A report on Winst0n-Salem NPR station WFDD featuring comments from Brooks Depro, assistant professor of economics, was shared with other NPR stations around the state. 



Accounting News Archives

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.

Lifelong devotion: Elon alumnus makes estate gift of more than $3 million

Christopher P. Martin ’78 P’13, an Elon alumnus, trustee and parent from Tinton Falls, New Jersey, is one of the university's most loyal and generous benefactors. His recent gift will provide funding for scholarships and other key priorities in the future.

Excellence in Business Leadership: Christina Byrd ’18 explores how volunteering to help others prepare taxes affects student empathy

The Love Award for Excellence in Business Leadership provided the senior with an opportunity to pursue a research project focusing on how involvement in the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program impacts volunteers’ ability to effectively understand others’ situations.  

Susan Anderson named Gerald Francis Outstanding Educator of the Year

The Gerald Francis Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year, awarded by Elon’s Student Government Association, recognizes a faculty member who exemplifies excellence within teaching and mentoring.

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. 



Finance News Archives

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. 

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.



Marketing and Entrepreneurship

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. 

Marketing students win Elon writing competition

Four Integrated Marketing Communication students won the business category of the Multimodal Writing Competition.

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 students place in top two teams in AMA Triangle Marketing Jam

Four marketing majors joined students from N.C. State University and UNC-Chapel Hill to address the opioid crisis on college campuses during the American Marketing Association Triangle’s first collegiate marketing competition.

Love School of Business professors publish case study

International business professor Carri Tolmie and Love School of Business founding dean Thomas Tiemann published a case through the Ivey Business School Foundation.

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.



Management

Love School of Business participates in Academy of Management conference

Research projects authored by Assistant Professors Elena Kennedy, Sean McMahon, Mark Mallon and Matthew Perrigino were shared during the annual meeting for management and organization scholars.

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.

Elon faculty showcase research during Planning Week

Planning Week marks the start of the academic year and provides an opportunity for faculty receiving funding from the Faculty Research and Development Committee to present their work.  

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.

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 wins analytics poster competition

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

Former Office Depot CEO welcomed to Elon for ‘Lessons from Leaders’ series

Bruce Nelson spoke to business students about strategic decision-making.

Society for Human Resource Management receives Superior Merit Award

Elon’s chapter of the world’s largest HR professional society was recognized for its excellence and achievement during the 2017-18 academic year.

Elon Business Analytics Conference hosts industry experts, reveals latest industry trends

Data scientists shared their insights and experiences utilizing big data, and how it will continue to impact the business sector.

Human resource management students consult for local organizations

The Human Resource Management Strategy and Consulting class partnered with several nonprofit businesses in the area to improve and expand their human resource capacities.