Tag Archives: Business

WLU offers exciting study abroad programs for summer 2018

By Ana Berbel, Distribution Manager

Studying abroad is a once in a lifetime opportunity. It provides a cultural knowledge of the world that you can’t get anywhere else, and it also expands your experience beyond the classroom. West Liberty University has been offering study abroad programs for a few years. Although they can be a bit pricey, students are encouraged to take on the adventure.

International competition reaches the hilltop

By Yijing Shen, Contributing Writer

West Liberty University is partaking in the Hult Prize, the world’s largest student competition for social good, for the first time ever this fall.

Entrepreneurship offers students opportunity for growth 

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer
 
Dr. Rickard Briggs is one of the hilltop’s latest hires, and he has big plans for the entrepreneurship program and students alike here at WLU.

WLU opens development offices in downtown Wheeling

By Logan Arneson, Contributing Writer
 
The city of Wheeling now has a small piece of West Liberty in their atmosphere. The West Liberty University Foundation is leasing office spaces located at 1100 Main Street, otherwise known as the former Horne’s building, as multi-purpose units. These offices will be used as easy access for outside business meetings with West Liberty University.

WLU College of Business holds Honors Banquet

By Daniel Morgan, Editor 

Members of the Gary E. West College of Business held their honors banquet this evening in the ASRC’s Boyle Room. Faculty, friends, and family gathered to recognize and celebrate the achievements of several students before many of them graduate on May 13.

26th Annual Student Research Competition still accepting entries 

By Emily Salvatori, Contributing Writer
 
The Student Research Competition returns to West Liberty for its 26th year. The competition has two categories: the first is Social Sciences, Humanities, Business and Education, and the second is Natural Sciences and Math. 

Annual Great Gala fundraiser to benefit Gary E. West College of Business 

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer
 
Each year West Liberty University selects a beneficiary of its major fundraiser The Great Gala. WLU’s Institutional Advancement Office recently announced that the seventh annual Great Gala will support the Gary E. West College of Business (WCOB)

MBA enrollment more than triples original count

By Trevor Piccone, Contributing Writer
 
The MBA, or Masters of Business Administration, has seen a recent spike in enrollment in West Liberty University’s Gary E. West College of Business. 
 
It is a 30 credit hour, 100 percent online program that is accessible to students no matter where they are. Dr. Gregory Chase is the MBA program director, and he has seen much progress in what little time it has been in action.

Phi Beta Lambda finds continued success in numbers

By Daniel Morgan, Editor

West Liberty University’s chapter of the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) business fraternity is steadily increasing its impact on the state and national level. As a facet of the Gary E. West College of Business, WLU is in the national “Big Ten” chapters with 31 members and counting.

Phi Beta Lambda collects state, national awards

By Natasha Muhametzyanova, Contributing Writer

In the midst of summer break, several students from the Gary E. West College of Business participated in the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) National Leadership Conference in Atlanta, Ga. from June 24-27.