Love School of Business News Archives

Elon MBA alumni awarded CMA scholarship

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

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 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.

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.

Fourteen students earn dual business degrees

Members of the graduating class of the Elon Business Dual Degree program were recognized in a ceremony in front of faculty, staff and family.

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.

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.

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."

Elon business students win accounting information systems competition

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

Twenty-three Business Fellows receive medallions

Members of the graduating class of Elon Business Fellows were presented with medallions in a ceremony in front of faculty, staff, family and friends.

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 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. 

Senior economics majors successfully present theses

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



MBA News Archives

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.

Elon MBA Class of 2018 completes capstone case competition

The graduating cohort applied the knowledge and skills acquired during the program to a business case analysis presentation.  

MBA global engagement experience sends students to Vietnam

MBA students and faculty participated in an experiential course in Southeast Asia during January.

Elon conference to explore data analytics landscape

The fourth annual Elon Business Analytics Conference will focus on the latest data analytics trends and how organizations can use analytics to optimize opportunities from manufacturing to marketing.

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.

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.



Economics News Archives

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. 

Economics, international business students present research at economic affairs conference

Several seniors presented their work during the Eastern Economic Association's 44th annual conference.

Alumnus achieves sweet success

Chas Smith ’11 is the co-founder of Sap! Beverages, a company that offers healthy, plant-based alternatives to sugary drinks.

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.

Times-News article on 'commuting culture' cites retired Professor of Economics Tiemann

Tom Tiemann, the founding dean of the Love School of Business and former Jefferson-Pilot Professor of Economics, offered his insights for the article exploring the commutes of Alamance County workers. 

Elon alum Chas Smith '11 pitches his business on ABC's "Shark Tank"

The president and co-founder of Sap! Beverages appeared on the popular national television program on Jan. 28.



Accounting News Archives

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. 

Susan Anderson to receive Business Professional of the Year award

Beta Alpha Psi has selected Professor Susan Anderson as the 2018 Business Professional of the Year in the category of Education.

Beta Alpha Psi places second in regional competition

Elon’s chapter of the international honor organization for financial information students and professionals earned second place in the Best Practices competition.

Beta Alpha Psi welcomes 20 business students

The honor organization initiated 20 students during a spring semester ceremony.

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. 



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

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.

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.



Management

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.

Lyons interviewed for Louisville Courier-Journal report on Heisman Trophy winner

The April 4 article in the Kentucky newspaper about Lamar Jackson, the Heisman Trophy winner from the University of Louisville, includes insights from Lyons, associate professor of management.

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.

Mallon publishes research on multinational enterprises in International Business Review

Mark Mallon, assistant professor of strategic management, researched the in-crisis performance of multinational enterprises in relation to pre-crisis development of asset management capabilities.

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.