B&E expands entrepreneurial initiatives with addition of in-house business coach

The West Virginia University College of Business and Economics has strengthened its commitment to entrepreneurship by adding a business coach in the BrickStreet Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Deborah Magyar is the new West Virginia Small Business Development Center business coach at B&E, an addition WVU’s business school dean said reaffirms a dedication to fostering entrepreneurship and transforming the business landscape across the state.

Financial services pioneer, best-selling author and B&E alumnus to headline 2018 Distinguished Speaker Series Jan. 19

Robert L. Reynolds, president and CEO of Great-West Financial and Putnam Investments, will add best-selling author to his credentials when he returns to his alma mater later this month. Reynolds is author of the USA Today Bestseller From Here to Security: How Workplace Savings Can Keep America’s Promise returns to West Virginia University on Jan. 19 to talk about the future of investments and retirement in the United States as part of the 2018 B&E Distinguished Speaker Series.

WVU alumni create six new scholarships for business school students

New scholarships will spark innovative thinking and enable students at the West Virginia University College of Business and Economics to dive into new experiences through their courses, internships, study abroad programs, student organizations and beyond.

WVU Board of Governors receives facilities plan update

Meeting between commencement exercises for the largest December graduating class in West Virginia University’s 150-year history, the Board of Governors received an update on its current master facilities plan Friday (Dec. 15), with a look ahead to a refreshing of the plan through 2022.

‘The engine of innovation is change,’ WVU’s December graduates told

The weather outside wasn’t quite frightful, but it was delightful inside the West Virginia University Coliseum Friday (Dec. 15) as the largest December graduating class in the University’s 150 years received diplomas amid cheers, shrill whistles and honking horns from their friends and families.

WVU community builds 18th Toy Mountain

West Virginia University faculty, staff and students have donated toys throughout the holiday season to construct Toy Mountain, located in the Mountainlair. The College of Business and Economics has helped build that mountain with a contribution this year.