The WVU Alumni Association will celebrate the winners of the 2018 West Virginia University Homecoming Awards, which is given to graduates who have demonstrated Mountaineer values throughout their lives and careers.
Inspiring and supporting young entrepreneurs as they pursue their dreams, Nesha Sanghavi is paying it forward in the form of a major gift to the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics.
A team of Mountaineers has won the Race to the Case Supply Chain Management Competition every year since 2015, as students captured WVU’s fourth consecutive Race to the Case crown Saturday (Sept. 22) in Pittsburgh among a field of teams that included the University of Pittsburgh, Penn State University and Carnegie Mellon University.
West Virginia University’s array of programs to create, encourage and support entrepreneurship and the innovation economy in the state got a boost Friday as the Board of Governors approved $1.8 million to lease and renovate space for the College of Business and Economics Startup Engine, the University’s first startup accelerator program.
One of the most intriguing characteristics of Generation Z is that a substantial percentage wants to start their own businesses and hire workers. That characteristic has prompted the West Virginia Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition to implement the Business Model Canvas in its academic year-long event, making it easier and more efficient for college students to communicate their business ideas.